Claudia Larcher

Biography

Claudia Larcher was born in Bregenz/ Austria. She lives and works in Vienna/ Austria.  She is a visual artist with a focus in (site specific) video animation, collage, photography and installation. From 2001 to 2008 she studied « Media Art and Sculpture » at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. Since 2005 she has participated in various group exhibitions and festivals in Austria and abroad and presented her work in solo and group exhibitions: f.e. Tokyo Wonder Site Japan, Slought Foundation Philadelphia, Weimar Art Festival, Centre Pompidou Paris, Museum of Contemporary Art/ Roskilde, steirischer Herbst in Graz and Anthology Film Archives in NYC. 

In March 2019, a monograph with Claudia Larcher‘s work has been published by deGruyter.

Awards and Grants (selection)

Art Award Vorarlberg  2018
Outstanding Artist Award for video and media art, bka 2016
Erste Bank's MoreVALUE Film Award, at Vienna International Film Festival 2015
"20 seconds for Art Award ", KÖR (art in public space) Vienna  2015
Baustelle Schaustelle Art Award 2013
Audience Award, One Day Animation Festival Vienna 2012
„Startstipendium” for Media Art of the bm:ukk , 2011
Special Award, Content Award 09 for the video animation „HEIM” 2009
Kunsthalle Wien Award  2008
Game Art Award, re/act festival 2008
Fred Adlmüller Grant 2005  

Artist in Residence, Cité des Arts Paris 2018
Studio Grant in Yogyakarta from the Austrian Cultural Ministry 2017
CCA Andratx, Artist in Residence Program, Mallorca  2017
State Grant for Video and Media Art, Austria 2015
Artist in Residence Grant, Nida Art Colony, Lithuania 2015
Studio Grant of the City Vienna 2013
Research Residency Program, Toyko Wonder Site, Japan 2013
Studio Grant, Bilbao Arte - Centre for Contemporary Art, Bilbao/ Spain 2012
„Startstipendium” for Media Art of Austrian Cultural Ministry 2011
Studio Grant of the Austrian Cultural Ministry in Tokyo/ Japan 2010
Grant of the Austrian Science Ministry 2009

Exhibitions (selection)

solo/ group/ screening

Habitat (s), Schauraum - Museumsquartier Wien/ A, 2019
Set this house in Order (g), Neuer Kunstverein Wien/ A, 2019
Idylle Maisäss (g), Vorarlberg Museum, Bregenz/ A, 2019
Heimspiel (g), Kunstmuseum Appenzell/ CH, 2018
Beyond Wonder – Perspectives of Utopia (g), Nagoya Art and Design Center, Nagoya/ JP, 2018
Homo Deus (g), Vacant Gallery in cooperation with Mobius Gallery, NYC/ USA, 2018
Reset III and Virtual Reality (g), Galerie Prisker Pasquer, Köln/ D, 2017
Sinnesrausch - Alice verdrehte welt (g), OÖ Kulturquartier Linz/ A, 2017
Borderland (g), Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel/ CH, 2017
Versatile Photography (g), Jeune Creation, Paris/ F, 2016
Faux Terrain (s),Ars Electronica Festival, Linz/ A, 2016
Show & Tell (s), Anthology Film Archives, NYC/USA, 2016
Self (sc), Museum of the Moving Image, New York/ USA, 2016
Annecy (competition), Film Festival, Annecy/F, 2016
Dok.Leipzig (sc), International Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, Leipzig/ D, 2016
Influences of Modernism in Austrian Contemporary Art (g), Art Museum, Cluj-Napoca/ RO, 2016
Architekturvisionen (sc), Metropolis Kino Hamburg/ D, 2015
Mainzer Ansichten (g), Kunsthalle Mainz/ D, 2015
Valetta International Visual Arts Festival (g), Malta, 2015
Greatest Hits (g), Vorarlberger Museum, Bregenz/ A, 2014
Jeune Creation, Centquatre (g) - Paris / F, 2014
Les Esthetiques d'un Monde Descenchante (g), Centre d’art Contemporain Meymac/ F, 2014
The grass is always greener (g), Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lissabon/ P, 2014
The grass is always greener (g), Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde/ DK, 2014
Inattentional Blindness (g), Galerie Zilberman, Istanbul/ TR 2014
Côté Intérieur (g), Kunstraum Innsbruck/ A, 2014
The Raw and the Cooked, Secial program (s), Viennale International Film Festival,Vienna, 2013
Catching a Jellyfish (g), Hpgrp Gallery, Tokyo/J, 2013
Thermodynamic Twilight (g), Galerie Monumental, Lisbon/ P, 2013
New Frontiers. Zeichnen (g), Forum Frohner, Kunsthalle Krems/ A, 2013
New Frontiers (g), Galerie d’Architecture, Paris/ F, 2013
New Frontiers (g), AZW-Architekturzentrum Wien/ A, 2013
Elastic Video (g), Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Wien/ A, 2013
Filmbar (sc), Kunstmuseum Solothurn/ CH, 2013
Les Instants Vidéo (sc), Institut Francais, Tokyo/ J, 2013
Young Austrian Photography (g), Fotoweek DC, Washington DC/ USA, 2012
New Frontiers. Zeichnen (g), Architekturforum Aedes, Berlin/ D, 2012
Demnächst - Orte für werdende Kunst (g), Galerie 5020, Salzburg/ A 2012
Medien.Kunst.Sammeln (g), Kunsthaus Graz/ A, 2012
Fullframe (sc), mumok Kino, Wien/ A, 2012
International Multimedia Art Festival (g), New Zero Art Space, Yangon/ MM, 2012
Bieff, Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival (sc), Bucharest/RO 2012
Cynetart, Internationales Festival für computergestützte Kunst (sc), Dresden/D, 2012
Dokfest (sc), Kassel/D, 2012
Animation Film, Tindirindis (sc), Vilnius/ LT, 2012
Diagonale (sc), Festival des österreichischen Film, Graz/A, 2012
Moderne. Selbstmord der Kunst? (g), Neue Galerie Graz/ A, 2011
Hauntings (g), steirischer Herbst, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz/ A, 2011
Elastic Video (g), Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo, Tokyo/ J, 2011
Triennale 1.0 (g), Lentos Museum, Linz/A, 2010
Wir können auch anders (g), Bourouina Gallery, Berlin/ D, 2010
Architekturfilmtage München (sc), Filmmsueum, Münschen/ D 2010
Solothurner Filmtage (sc), Solothurn/ CH, 2010
Pictures of Provinces (sc), Centre Pompidou Paris/ F, 2010
DocBsAs, Film Festival (sc), Buenos Aires/ AR, 2009
Underdox (sc), dokument und experiment, München/ D, 2009
FID Marseille (sc), Film Festival, Marseille/ F, 2009
Medienkunstfestival (sc), Osnabrück/ D, 2009
Diagonale (sc), Festival des österreichischen Film, Graz/A, 2009
Heim (s) Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz, Vienna, 2008
Another Tomorrow (g), Slought Foundation, Philadelphia/ USA, 2008
Utopia – Paraflows Festival (g), MAK Gefechtsturm, Wien/ A, 2008
Tanzmedienakademie, Kunstfest Weimar/ D, 2008
Kopfabenteuer – video live performance, Birdland, Wien/ A, 2007
Destination Area 10 (g), Camberwell Art Festival, London/ E 2007
Open (g), Lido, Venice I, 2006
Spielfeld Universal (g), Künstlerhaus, Dortmund/ D, 2006