1956 born in Kötschach-Mauthen, Austria
1975-1981 Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
Lives in Vienna

Participations at the Manifesta 3 in Ljubljana (2000), 49th and 50th Venice Biennale (2001, 2003), 9th Gwangju Biennale (2012) and Manifesta 10 in St. Petersburg (2014)

Film Festival presence include Locarno International Film Festival (2002, 2008), Mar del Plata International Film Festival (2007, 2011), International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (2006, 2009, 2014, 2015, profile 2016, 2017, 2020, 2021), International Film Festival Rotterdam (2000, 2011), Toronto International Film Festival (2006, 2009, 2019) and Venice Film Festival (2011), where Hypercrisis has been nominated for the European Film Academy Award



Solo Exhibitions


2020
Josef Dabernig – PLURAL, Joint Observation, Július Koller Society, Bratislava, Slovakia
Envisioning Kunstraum Lakeside, Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, Austria
Equally Not Nothing, Galerie Stadtpark, Krems, Austria

2019
Donation, Jiří Valoch’s flat, Brno, Czech Republic
Thursdays with the Collection – Josef Dabernig, MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland

2017
VIKTORIA, hunt kastner, Prague, Czech Republic
Aleksandra Vajd / Jimena Mendoza – Josef Dabernig. Complexity, Contradiction and a Decorated Shed, Significant Other, Vienna, Austria
Proposal for a New Kunsthaus, not further developed, Galerija Nova, Zagreb, Croatia
Stabat Mater, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany

2016
Stabat Mater, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Switzerland
River Plate, Lulu, Mexico City, Mexico
Josef Dabernig – Sun Xun, Verein für aktuelle Kunst/Ruhrgebiet e.V., 62. Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Germany

2015
Josef Dabernig – Isabella Hollauf, Doppelzimmer, TheArtSpace, Düsseldorf, Germany
Mute Society, P74 Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Grids, Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2014
excursus on fitness, “Silent” Cinema, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany
Filme, kunstbunker, Nürnberg, Germany
Sports Grounds and Stadiums, Teatro Municipal, 22º Curtas Vila do Conde, Portugal
3x3, Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna, Austria
Rock the Void, mumok Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria
River Plate, Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2013
textual photography, tranzit workshops, Bratislava, Slovakia
14 Films (including collaborations with G.R.A.M., Isabella Hollauf and Markus Scherer), MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland
Panorama, Kunsthaus Graz and Neue Galerie Graz, Graz, Austria

2012
Filip Cenek – Josef Dabernig, poetry in stadiums, Fotograf Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2011
Bad script for a retrospective, P74 Center and Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
On Discipline, Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Sports grounds and structural approach, Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna, Austria

2010
1 sculpture 2 versions, MAK Columned Main Hall, Vienna, Austria
Excursus on Fitness, MAK Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria

2008
Josef Dabernig – Deimantas Narkevičius. Spielregeln, Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, Austria

2007
Galerie Na Bidýlku, Brno, Czech Republic
Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna, Austria

2006
Film Foto Text Objekt Bau, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria
Wisla, Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
MNAC The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania

2005
Film Fotografia Tekst Obiekt Konstrukcja, Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, Poland
Film Foto Text Objekt Bau, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany

2004
Josef Dabernig – Otto Zitko, Moravian Gallery, Brno, Czech Republic
Josef Dabernig – Otto Zitko, Galerie Na Bidýlku, Brno, Czech Republic
Proposal for a New Kunsthaus, not further developed, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
Jogging, The House of the Lords of Kunštát, Brno, Czech Republic
Josef Dabernig – Heimo Zobernig, Galeria Potocka, Krakow, Poland

2003
Praxis#02, MLAC Museo Laboratorio di Arte Contemporanea, Università degli studi di Roma, Rome, Italy
Fade In, BAK basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, Netherlands
WARS, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria
Josef Dabernig – Stephen Dean – John Menick, El Estadio, Galería Muro Sur, Santiago, Chile

2002
Josef Dabernig – Roman Ondák, Pause for a moment, Galeria Priestor, Bratislava, Slovakia
Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

2001
Wisla/Jogging, Galerie Display, Prague, Czech Republic
Wisla, Sunday Video Screenings, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, United Kingdom

1997
Berlinführer, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

1996
Montage System, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
Drabina, Galeria Potocka, Krakow, Poland

1995
Salle de Bal, Institut Francais de Vienne, Vienna, Austria
Galerie A4, Wels, Austria

1994
Galeria Potocka, Krakow, Poland

1993
2x2x6 3x12+3x10 11+2x12+3x10, Atelier beim Ambrosi-Museum, Belvedere Museum, Vienna, Austria
4x6+3x3+2x2+1=38, Kärntner Landesgalerie, Klagenfurt, Austria

1992
Secession, Vienna, Austria

1990
2x2x6, Projektraum Wien, WUK, Vienna, Austria

1988
Josef Dabernig – Eric Moinat – Jacomo Thomaso, Gewerbehof für Haustechnik/HSK, Vienna, Austria

1987
Serie A.B.,F., Secession, Vienna, Austria
Drawings and Reliefs, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
Josef Dabernig – Florin Kompatscher – Suse Krawagna, Kunstverein Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria

1986
Villa de Finetti, Gradisca d'Isonzo, Italy
Galleria Rubens, Gradisca d'Isonzo, Italy

1985
Galleria Nuovo Spazio, Venice, Italy



Group Exhibitions


2021
Voids of Presence – Between Past and Future, Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
Collective Exhibition of a Single Body - The Private Score, Galeria Quadrum, Lisbon, Portugal
The Artist Is Present, MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland
Football. Realism of the Game, Sports Hall Floreasca, Bucharest, Romania
STEIERMARK SCHAU: was sein wird. Von der Zukunft zu den Zukünften, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
Ganz anders gleich, Galerie Crone, Berlin, Germany

2020
Ethnologica Carinthiae – eine Frage der Zeit, Kunstverein Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria
Paranoia TV, steirischerherbst’20, Graz, Austria
fokus sammlung 06. ABSTRAKT. Geometrie + Konzept, MMKK Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria
The Art of Diminished Differentia, The Brno House of Arts, Brno, Czech Republic
When the Globe is Home, Gallerie delle Prigioni, Treviso, Italy
Creative Playgrounds #4 – Involving Immersion, Kunsthalle/Hala umenia Košice, Slovakia
– a breath? a name? – the ways of worldmaking, Biennale Gherdëina 7, Ortisei, Italy
Distant Nature, Fotograf Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
Distant Nature, Knoll Galerie, Vienna, Austria
o.T., Museum Liaunig, Neuhaus, Austria

2019
The City of Tomorrow, New Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
The Tip of the Iceberg, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria
Discrete Austrian Secrets, Galaxy Museum of Contemporary Art, Chongqing, China
Specialist School for Sculpture, xhibit Exhibition Space of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Factories, Machines and the Poet's Words: Echoes of the Realities in Art, 798 Art Zone A07&A08, Beijing, China
City Prince/sses, Palais Tokyo, Paris, France
Collective Exhibition for a Single Body. The Private Score – Vienna 2019, Haus Wittgenstein, Vienna, Austria
Vienna Biennale for Change 2019, MAK Design Lab Vienna, Austria
Fauxenthicity, Austrian Cultural Forum Prague, Czech Republic

2018
GAGARIN - a journal of artists' writings, Printed Matter, New York, USA
Die 90er Jahre. Mobile Kunst im mobilen Markt, MUSA Museum, Vienna, Austria
Yesterday, Today, Today, Kunstraum Buchberg, Schloss Buchberg am Kamp, Austria
Ist Eros der eben jetzt von mir beobachtete Planet? Gottlob Frege, Ludwig Wittgenstein und ((4x3)+12) Versuche über die logische Struktur der Welt, kunstraum pro arte, Hallein, Austria
A 37 90 89: Beyond the Museum. An archive exhibition, M HKA Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, Belgium
Wiener Raum, University of Applied Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Auf die Plätze/Na mesta, Künstlerhaus Klagenfurt, Austria
Ist Eros der eben jetzt von mir beobachtete Planet? Gottlob Frege, Ludwig Wittgenstein und ((4x3)+12) Versuche über die logische Struktur der Welt, Kunstverein am Rosa–Luxemburg–Platz, Berlin, Germany

2017
Editions 2017/2018, Badischer Kunstverein Karlsruhe, Germany
Box with the Sound of Its Own Making, Salonul de proiecte, Bucharest, Romania
Everything we see could also be otherwise (My sweet little lamb), The Showroom, London, United Kingdom
Déjà vu STANDARD, 1st Triennial of Contemporary Art in Armenia, Lake Sevan Writers’ Resort, Sevan Peninsula, Armenia
Ist Eros der eben jetzt von mir beobachtete Planet? Gottlob Frege, Ludwig Wittgenstein und ((4x3)+12) Versuche über die logische Struktur der Welt, Goldbergkunst e.V., Mecklenburg, Germany
Specular Windows. Reflections on the Self and the Wider World, Belvedere 21. Museum of Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria
Heimatkunde, Schloss Goldegg, Austria
My sweet little lamb (Everything we see could also be otherwise), Sixth episode, HDLU Croatian Association of Artists, Zagreb, Croatia
Possibility of Preserving, Kunsthalle Bratislava, Slovakia

2016
L’arte Differente: MOCAK al MAXXI, MAXXI - National Museum of 21st Century Art, Rome, Italy
Moving Image Department – 6th Chapter: Inner Lives (of time), National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
Kristalle im Beton - Die produktive Leichtigkeit, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl, Germany
Moving Image Department – 5th Chapter: The Economies of Time, Perverted, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
The School of Kyiv, Department Vienna. The School of the Lonesome, Sandleitenhof, Vienna, Austria
Low-Budget Utopias, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, +MSUM, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Moving Image Department – 4th Chapter: The Rhetoric of Time, Revisited, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2015
The School of Kyiv: Karlsruhe Class. Lecturer: Alexandra Exter, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
Räume und Ressourcen, Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, Austria
Moving Image Department - 3rd Chapter: The Owl’s Legacy and it’s Discontents, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
The School of Kyiv, Kyiv Biennial 2015
Project 35: The Last Act, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art Moscow, Russia
Moving Image Department – 2nd Chapter: The Eclipse of an Innocent Eye, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
ŠSC Šaloun Social Club, Strahov Stadium, Prague, Czech Republic
The Welfare State, M HKA Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, Belgium
Die achtziger Jahre. Pluralismus an der Schwelle zum Informationszeitalter, MUSA Museum, Vienna, Austria
Space Trouble, Galerie Thomas Bernard/Cortex Athletico, Paris, France
Display of the centuries. Friedrich Kiesler and contemporary Art, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, USA
Moving Image Department – 1st Chapter: The Importance of Being a (Moving) Image, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2014
Homing II, Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Turning Points, Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
Project 35: Volume 2, Microwave International New Media Arts Festival, Hong Kong Film Archive, Hong Kong, China
Desiring the Real. Austria Contemporary, NCCA National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow, Russia
Project 35: Volume 2, The DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University, Marquette, USA
PLATOvideo01 – sport, Plato, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Soleil Politique. The Museum Between Light and Shadow, Museion, Bolzano, Italy
Homing, Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Desiring the Real. Austria Contemporary, NCCA National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Art Is Freedom: Exhibition of Works from the MOCAK Collection, Lviv Art Palace, Lviv, Ukraine
Manifesta 10, St. Petersburg, Russia
One Shot!, MuBE Museu Brasileiro da Escultura, São Paulo, Brazil
Vienna Complex, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, USA
Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module, New Museum, New York, USA

2013
The Collection #4, Belvedere 21. Museum of Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria
Artists using Photography, Gesso Artspace, Vienna, Austria
Nebelland hab ich gesehen. Zum Verhältnis von Kunst und Literatur, Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria
Social Design, Emil Filla Gallery, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
Project 35: Volume 2, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Germany
Desiring the Real. Austria Contemporary, Depo, Istanbul, Turkey
Project 35: Volume 2, VCUarts Anderson Gallery, Richmond, USA
FORMER WEST: Notes from Berlin, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, Netherlands
Monday Begins on Saturday, Bergen Assembly, Bergen, Norway
Leisure, Discipline and Punishment, 6th Contour Biennial, Mechelen, Belgium
Desiring the Real. Austria Contemporary, National Gallery of Macedonia, Skopje, North Macedonia
Desiring the Real. Austria Contemporary, Merano arte, Merano, Italy
Kilometres/Heure – Utopies automobiles et ferroviaires (1913-2013), Musée du château des ducs de Wurtemberg, Montbéliard, France
Economics in Art, MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland
Desiring the Real. Austria Contemporary, MSU Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
Project 35: Volume 2, Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
to scrap a proportion, Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Sweet Sixties: Tales and Morals, Galerija Nova, Zagreb, Croatia
Shifting Conditions, Galerie Andreas Huber @ New Galerie, Paris, France
FORMER WEST: Documents, Constellations, Prospects, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

2012
Don't smile, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Busy. Exhausted Self / Unlimited Ability, Belvedere 21. Museum of Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria
Colliding Worlds, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria
Project 35: Volume 2, Independent Curators International, New York, USA
Back to the Individual Experience, The 9th Gwangju Biennale, Republic of Korea
Ready, Set, Go!, Nitrianska Galeria, Nitra, Slovakia
Deseando lo real. Austria Contemporánea, MUAC Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico
Struktur und Immaterialität, Kunstverein Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria
You are right, it flows much better this way, Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna, Austria
Beautiful game, City Art Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
medien.kunst.sammeln. Perspektiven einer Sammlung, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
It doesn’t always have to be beautiful, unless it’s beautiful, Muslim Mulliqi Prize Exhibition, The Kosova Art Gallery, Prishtina, Kosovo
L'Education de Rosette – Bertha von Suttner und Tiflis, Schüttkasten des Schlosses Harmannsdorf, Harmannsdorf, Austria
Trabant - Saprophyt @ Die Diele, Zürich, Switzerland
Sport in Art, MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland
7th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen, China
Moving pics against a background. Initial encounter, Saprophyt, Vienna, Austria
Desiring the Real. Austria Contemporary, MOCAB Museum Of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia
Common History and its Private Stories, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
Moving Image art fair, New York, USA
Enduring Value? Cooperation ›springerin‹, KUB Arena, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria

2011
arttirol. Kunstankäufe des Landes Tirol 2007–2009, Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum, Innsbruck, Austria
Halleluhwah! Hommage à CAN, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Great Prospects!, Belvedere 21. Museum of Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria
Monodrome, 3rd Athens Biennale, Greece
Eyes looking for a head to inhabit, Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź, Poland
Halleluhwah! Hommage à CAN, Galerie ABTart, Stuttgart, Germany
Beziehungsarbeit. Kunst und Institution, Künstlerhaus, Wien, Austria
Passion of an ornithologist. On myth making, BWA SOKÓŁ Gallery of Contemporary Art, Nowy Sącz, Poland
Museum of Display, Extra City, Antwerp, Belgium

2010
Originalfunktional, Wiener Art Foundation, Vienna, Austria
Heimat | Domovina, MMKK Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria
Related Spaces, Ernst Múzeum, Budapest, Hungary
Speckle Imaging, Waseda University Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Tokyo, Japan
Frozen Moments: Architecture Speaks Back, The Former Ministry of Highways and Transport of the Soviet Republic of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia
The Other Final, kunst:raum sylt quelle, Sylt, Germany
Conception of the exhibition Béla Tarr - Sátántangó as part of curated by vienna, Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna, Austria
Open Space, Art Cologne, Germany
One Shot! Football et art contemporain, B.P.S.22 - Espace de Création Contemporaine, Charleroi, Belgium
per form, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zürich, Switzerland
Long time no see, The Brno House of Art, Brno, Czech Republic

2009
1989: The End of History or the Beginning of the Future? Video Art Comments on a Paradigm Shift, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, USA
OvnividéO - Mythologies urbaines et technologies, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
See this Sound, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Austria
The Death of the Audience, Secession, Vienna, Austria
Common History and its Private Stories, MUSA Museum, Vienna, Austria
Sozialer Raum. KünstlerInnen und der Wiener Gemeindebau, Temporary Space, Vienna, Austria
For the straight way is lost, 2nd Athens Biennale, Greece
Bring me a leaf of grass from the edge of the image - Chapter II, atelierfrankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Übersetzungsparadoxien und Missverständnisse, Teil 3, Shedhalle Zürich, Switzerland
Breathless, Wien Mitte, Landstraßer Hauptstraße 1c, Vienna, Austria
Jahrhundert Sturm. Über eine Weltanschauung in Schwarz-Weiß, Künstlerhaus Graz, Austria
Gets Under the Skin. Films and videos on Modernist Architecture, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York and Preston Theater, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
Rewind / Fast Forward. Videokunst aus der Sammlung der Neuen Galerie Graz von 1970 bis heute, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
Bewegende Räume, Haus der Architektur Graz, Austria
Blind Spots, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria

2008
Another Tomorrow: Young video art from the collection of the Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, USA
Once is Nothing, Brussels Biennial 1, Belgium
Ästhetische Komplexe, Kunstverein Augsburg, Germany
Transformation of Histories or Parallel History, Children's Aesthetic Center, 6. Gyumri Biennial, Armenia
K08 Emanzipation und Konfrontation. Kunst aus Kärnten 1945 bis heute, Kunstverein Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria
Art in Play, MMKK Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria
Kontakt ... works from the Art Collection of Erste Bank Group, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros, Hungary
Fiction. Narration. Structure, Artnews Projects, Berlin, Germany

2007
Hermitage Helmond, Helmond, Netherlands
The Sound of Silence, The Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt
No Sound of Silence, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria
Long time no see, MUSA Museum, Vienna, Austria
At Last, Something New! Collections of Modern Art from Malopolska, National Museum - Sukiennice, Krakow, Poland
Nachtschicht, Filmhaus Nürnberg, Germany
Blickwechsel No 3 – Neuankäufe der Sammlung 2005 bis 2006, MMKK Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria
Kontakt Belgrade ... works from the Collection of Erste Bank Group, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia

2006
tranzit – Auditorium, Stage, Backstage. An Exposure in 32 Acts, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
Wahre Bilder – True Pictures, Positionen inszenierter Fotokunst bis 2005 aus der Sammlung des MUMOK, Wien, FO.KU.S Foto Kunst Stadtforum, Innsbruck, Austria
Co z nami teraz będzie?, Galeria Potocka, Krakow, Poland
I'm Busy, GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany
Zeitgenössische Kunst im Parlament, Vienna, Austria
Hermitage Helmond, Helmond, Netherlands
Arteast Collection 2000+23, Moderna galerija Ljubljana, Slovenia
Every Day..., Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria
Human Game, Fondazione Pitti Discovery/Stazione Leopolda, Florence, Italy
Bis Heute – 2 Jahrhunderte moderner Kunst in Kärnten, MMKK Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria
You´ll never walk alone..., O.K Centrum für Gegenwartskunst, Linz, Austria
Why Pictures Now, mumok Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria
Die Schönheit der Chance, Institut für moderne Kunst Nürnberg, Kunsthaus Nürnberg, Kunstverein Nürnberg - Albrecht Dürer Gesellschaft, Nürnberg, Germany
Luft holen, Unikum/Kunstverein Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria
Can Buildings Curate, Galerie Lucy Mackintosh, Lausanne, Switzerland
Genuine Happiness, Kunstbuero, Vienna, Austria
The People's Choice. Tools for an Art and Community Center, Isola Art Center, Milan, Italy
Kontakt ... works from the Collection of Erste Bank Group, Tranzit Workshops, Bratislava, Slovakia

2005
Rundlederwelten, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
Can Buildings Curate, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, USA
Nach Rokytník. The collection of EVN, mumok Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria
Can buildings curate, LOT Gallery, Bristol, United Kingdom
Faites vos jeux! – 3. Kapitel des Ausstellungsprojektes Spektakel, Lustprinzip oder das Karnevaleske?, Shedhalle Zürich, Switzerland
Re:MODERN, Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
Can buildings curate, Architectural Association, London, United Kingdom
De ma fenêtre, des artistes et leurs territoires, Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Paris, Paris, France

2004
Heute hier, morgen dort..., Ausstellungshalle Zeitgenössische Kunst Münster, Münster, Germany
Die Zukunft ist nicht, was sie einmal war, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
Romanian artists (and not only) love the Palace?!, MNAC The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania
Smile away the parties and champagne, Gemeentemuseum Helmond, Helmond, Netherlands
Videodrome II, Museum of Art, Bates College, Lewiston, USA
Third Places, steirisc[:her:]bst, Graz, Austria
Videodrome, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, USA
Der Ball ist rund, Museum Moderner Kunst – Stiftung Wörlen, Passau, Germany
Individual Systems, Museo Archeologico Provinciale di Potenza, Potenza, Italy
Obsessies, De Beeldbank/Studium Generale TUe, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Formate, MNAC Kalinderu MediaLab, Bucharest, Romania
Windows, Galerija Kresija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
*That bodies speak has been known for a long time**, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria

2003
Les collections du Musée, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
The Winner Takes It All..., Kunst- und Medienzentrum Adlershof, Berlin, Germany
Individual Systems, 50th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Wir müssen heute noch an Ihr Vorstellungsvermögen appellieren, um im Namen der Kunst vor- und rücksichtslos den Raum zu behaupten, in den Sie oder wir uns gedrängt haben. Mit welchem Recht, fragen Sie jetzt sicherlich, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
Introducing Sites / Kulturelle Territorien #3 und #4, Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
Urbane utopij – urbane realnosti, Mestna galerija, Nova Gorica, Slovenia

2002
Mystic Mountains, Tour Fromage, Aosta, Italy
II Bienal Internacional de Arte de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
double bind, XXL Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
Videodrome II, Zenith Media Lounge, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA
In Progress, 55. Locarno Film Festival, Switzerland
Cowboys en kroegtijgers, Gemeentemuseum Helmond, Helmond, Netherlands
Variable Stücke. Strukturen, Referenzen, Algorithmen, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria

2001
Ausgeträumt..., Secession, Vienna, Austria
P.G.S., Change - Studio d’arte contemporanea, Rome, Italy
15th International exhibition of drawings, Moderna galerija Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia
Mutations. Rumor City, TN Probe, Tokyo, Japan
Mutations-Mutaties. Rumor City, la Raffinierie, Brussels, Belgium
Kunstfehler: Error -1, Kunst- und Medienzentrum Adlershof, Berlin, Germany
images/imaginations, Galeria Potocka, Krakow, Poland
Anstoss – Kunst, Sport und Politik, Albrecht Dürer Gesellschaft/Kunstverein Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany
Platea dell’Umanità, 49th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Unsichtbare Architekturen – Systemerweiterung im MQ_Areal, Museumsquartier, Vienna, Austria
Why do we cover our interior walls and windows?, Galerie Krobath Wimmer, Vienna, Austria
False Start, Graduate Thesis Exhibitions, The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
Letture attive n.5, MLAC Museo Laboratorio di Arte Contemporanea, Università degli studi di Roma, Rome, Italy

2000
Mutations: Urban Rumors, arc en rêve centre d’architecture, Bordeaux, France
viatico [vi'a:tiko], HOME ABROAD e.V., Frankfurt am Main, Germany
[1933-] Buchobjekte +, K.U.L.M.continues, steirisc[:her:]bst 2K, Pischelsdorf, Austria
cultural sidewalk, Gumpendorf 2000, Vienna, Austria
Les rumeurs urbaines / Urban Rumors, Fri-Art, Fribourg, Switzerland
Parallel Reality, HayArt Cultural Centre, Yerevan, Armenia
Manifesta 3, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Home Abroad / Il camino astratto, Change/Sala 1, Rome, Italy
Delay, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
Viatico di arte e critica, Galleria Change, Rome, Italy

1999
Kunstrituale, Galerie der Stadt Wels, Wels, Austria
Home Abroad / Il camino astratto, Galerie ak, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
translocation (new) media/art – Open Access, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria
K8, Kunstverein Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria

1998
Interim, Mecklenburgisches Künstlerhaus Schloß Plüschow, Plüschow, Germany
Sturm Echo, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria

1997
Neuerwerbungen für die Sammmlung 1997, Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
Presently, Galerie Menotti, Baden, Austria
Jenseits von Kunst, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria

1996
Jenseits von Kunst, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary
Co wlasciwie sprawia, ze dzisiejsze miasta sa tak odmienne, tak seksy?, Panstwowa Galeria Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
K8, Galerie Maerz, Linz, Austria

1995
Skizzen, Modelle, Notizen, Raum Aktueller Kunst, Vienna, Austria
Lokalzeit – Wiener Material im Spiegel des Unbehagens, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice, Italy

1994
Kolekcja Artystow, Goethe-Institut, Krakow, Poland
Lokalzeit – Wiener Material im Spiegel des Unbehagens, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Lokalzeit – Wiener Material im Spiegel des Unbehagens, Raum Strohal, Vienna, Austria

1993
making art, Kunstverein für Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria

1992
"Drei" scultori viennesi, Sala 1, Rome, Italy

1991
Bodensprache, Haus Wittgenstein, Vienna, Austria
Flugversuch, Vogelpark Schmiding/Wels, Austria
Plastik Akut 2, Kärntner Landesgalerie, Klagenfurt, Austria

1990
Österreichische Skulptur – Sammlung Erste Allgemeine Generali-Foundation, Secession, Vienna, Austria
Grenzraum – Raum ohne Grenzen, Kunstverein für Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Austria

1989
60 Tage Österreichisches Museum des 21.Jahrhunderts, Institut für Museologie, University of Applied Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria

1988
Jugendwerke vom Schillerplatz, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria

1984
Junge Szene Wien, Secession, Vienna, Austria



Film Festivals, Screenings


2021
Journées du court métrage autrichien, B7L9 Art Station, La Marsa, Tunisia
23rd Paris Festival of Different & Experimental Cinemas, Paris, France
UNDERDOX 16. Internationales Filmfestival Dokument und Experiment München, Munich, Germany
Ghostly Embodiments, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen, Germany
32nd São Paulo International Short Film Festival, São Paulo, Brazil
Diagonale’21, Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria
Klagenfurter Kunstfilmtage, Lendhafen, Klagenfurt, Austria
Österreichische Kurzfilmschau, Vienna Shorts, Vienna, Austria
67th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany

2020
exground filmfest 33, Wiesbaden, Germany
Josef Dabernig: Rosa coeli, Galerie města Blanska / Letní minikino na Poduklí, Blansko, Czech Republic
metakino #5: economy, WHS Teatteri Union, Helsinki, Finland
66th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Online Festival, Oberhausen, Germany
Diagonale’20 – The Unfinished, Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria
Living Collection – Leerstellen, Metro Kinokulturhaus, Vienna, Austria
metakino #4: memory, WHS Teatteri Union, Helsinki, Finland

2019
Kurzfilmnacht mit Matthias Egersdörfer, Filmhaus Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany
Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival, Vienna, Austria
metakino #3: environment, WHS Teatteri Union, Helsinki, Finland
Falling Awake, viennacontemporary, Vienna, Austria
Wavelengths, 44th Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
metakino #2: music, WHS Teatteri Union, Helsinki, Finland
Cartes Blanches: Viennale, Tabakalera, San Sebastian, Spain
Diagonale 2019 – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria
metakino #1: architecture, WHS Teatteri Union, Helsinki, Finland

2018
Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival, Vienna, Austria
Über All, Architekturtage 2018 Wien/Bratislava, Umspannwerk Favoriten, Vienna, Austria
44th Seattle International Film Festival, Seattle, USA

2017
K3 Film Festival, Villach, Austria
58th Brno 16 International Short Film Festival, Brno, Czech Republic
Imagining Places, film programme of Tallinn Photomonth, Kino Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, YiFang Art Center, Wuhan, China
2nd Moscow International Experimental Film Festival, Moscow, Russia
Stabat Mater @ MUBI, mubi.com
63rd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany
Diagonale 2017 – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria
19th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, Thessaloniki, Greece
Josef Dabernig. Fade out in imaginary space, Kino Tuškanac, Zagreb, Croatia

2016
Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival, Vienna, Austria
Riga International Film Festival, Riga, Latvia
Still Moving – Een expositie van dia-films, Art Cinema OFFoff, Gent, Belgium
Rocket Launch and Reflections on The School of Kyiv, Cinema Mladost, Bratislava, Slovakia
Breaking Ground – 60 Jahre experimentelles Kino aus Österreich, Tel Aviv Cinematheque, Tel Aviv, Israel
Lulu presenta: Josef Dabernig, Cine Tonalá, Mexico City, Mexico
Josef Dabernig. Profil, 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany

  1. Filmfest Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Les Rencontres Internationales, Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, France

2015
Wie die Arbeit so der Film, wie die Fabrik so das Kino, Kunstverein Tiergarten/Galerie Nord, Berlin, Germany
26th São Paulo International Short Film Festival, São Paulo, Brazil
K3 Kärntner Kurzfilmwettbewerb, Volkskino, Klagenfurt, Austria
Selections from Oberhausen, Walker Cinema, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
Les Rencontres Internationales, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
69th Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
61st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany

  1. Regensburger Kurzfilmwoche, Regensburg, Germany
    Diagonale 2015 – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria

2014
Les Rencontres Internationales, Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, France
Aarhus Filmfestival, Aarhus, Denmark
8ª Mostra CineBH, Belo Horizonte International Film Festival, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
IndieCork Film Festival, Cork, Ireland
25th Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil
37th Norwegian Short Film Festival, Grimstad, Norway

  1. Internationales KurzFilmFestival Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Videoex – Experimentalfilm & Video Festival, Zürich, Switzerland
  2. VIS Vienna Independent Shorts, Vienna, Austria
    15th Jeonju International Film Festival, Jeonju, Republic of Korea
    60th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany (First Prize of the Jury of the Ministry for Family, Children, Youth, Culture and Sport of North Rhine-Westphalia)
    Diagonale 2014 – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria

2013
Screening Room: Vienna, Temporary Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Josef Dabernig: Working with Igor Zabel, Film Lecture, Museion, Bolzano, Italy
trotz allem, das weisse haus, Vienna, Austria
Breaking Ground: 60 Years of Austrian Experimental Cinema, Filmoteca de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Josef Dabernig, Subverting Categories, Film Lecture, Gallery Nova, Zagreb, Croatia
Breaking Ground: 60 Years of Austrian Experimental Cinema, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

2012
BIEFF Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania
K3 Kurzfilmfestival 2012, Villach, Austria
22a Semana de Cine Experimental, Madrid, Spain
exground filmfest 25, Wiesbaden, Germany
23rd Ljubljana International Film Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Impakt Festival 2012, Utrecht, Netherlands
Dokumentarfilm?, mumok kino, Vienna, Austria
41e Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Montréal, Canada
Moving pics against a background. (Wahl)Verwandtschaften, Saprophyt, Vienna, Austria
Batumi International Art-House Film Festival, Batumi, Georgia
Zadar Snova, Zadar, Croatia
29th Jerusalem Film Festival, Jerusalem, Israel

  1. VIS Vienna Independent Shorts, Vienna, Austria
    52nd Krakow Film Festival, Krakow, Poland
    Next Wave Festival, Melbourne, Australia
    4th Annual Migrating Forms Festival of Film and Video, New York, USA
    15th Brussels Short Film Festival, Brussels, Belgium
    Eurocine 2012 – Festival de Cine Europeo en Colombia; Bogotá, Medellín, Cali, Columbia
    Josef Dabernig, Il territorio dell’architettura, MAK NITE Lab, Vienna, Austria
    Diagonale 2011 – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria (Prize,for Innovative Cinema by the City of Graz)
    42nd Tampere International Short Film Festival, Tampere, Finland
    Breaking Ground: 60 Years of Austrian Experimental Cinema, Filmhaus Kino, Vienna and Kinoteka, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Hypercrisis, Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Hypercrisis, WARS und ein Gespräch. Josef Dabernig, mumok cinema, Vienna, Austria
    Rotativo (featured by vaticanochico), Cineteca de la Universidad de Chile & Cineteca Nacional del Centro Cultural Palacio la Moneda (CCPLM), Santiago, Chile

2011

  1. International Randevu Istanbul Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey
    26th Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Mar del Plata, Argentina
  2. Festival de Cine Europeo de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
    5th Kaunas International Film Festival, Kaunas, Lithuania
    68th Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy (Venice Short Film Nominee for the European Film Awards 2011)
    art bodensee meets poolbar, art bodensee, Dornbirn, Austria
    K3 International Short Film Festival, Udine, , Italy
    K3 International Short Film Festival, Villach, Austria
    65th Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Diagonale 2011 – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria
  3. Regensburger Kurzfilmwoche, Regensburg, Germany
    Josef Dabernig. Videotime 12, Moravskà galerie, Brno, Czech Republic
    40th International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2010
Film Mutations: The Festival of Invisible Cinema 04, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
Platform 2010: Projected Image, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Streets, BAWAG Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
Living Environments (2), The Thing @ White Slab Palace, New York, USA
Populäre Rituale, Top Kino, Vienna, Austria
Josef Dabernig. 4 Kurzfilme, Schloss Damtschach, Damtschach, Austria
Speckle Imaging: Viewpoints on Documentary in Contemporary Art, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
Survival 8, Bunkier Strzegomski, Wrocław, Poland
Josef Dabernig, Filmarchiv Austria, Vienna Austria
Pictures from provinces, Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France
Contemporary Screen, Wexner Center for the Arts, The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA
Diagonale 2010 – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria
Welcome to the Secret Society, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Let's Talk About Water, Athena Cinema, College of Fine Arts, Athens, Ohio, USA

2009
15th Festival on Wheels, Skopje, North Macedonia
15th Festival on Wheels, Artvin, Turkey
15th Festival on Wheels, Ankara, Turkey
53rd London Film Festival, London, United Kingdom
38e Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Montréal, Canada
34th Toronto International Film Festival
20th São Paulo International Short Film Festival, São Paulo, Brazil
VIS Vienna Independent Shorts, Vienna, Austria
VISIONary. Innovativer Film aus Österreich, Stadtkino, Vienna, Austria
55th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany
Hunde | Welt | Bild, Austrian Film Museum, Vienna, Austria
Diagonale 2009 – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria
Platsch! Zehn im Wasser, Kino im Sprengel, Hannover, Germany
MIFF Miami International Film Festival, Miami, USA
Acknowledgement, Galerie Andreas Huber & Radlager, Vienna, Austria
humour me!, Top Kino, Vienna, Austria

2008
fenster / drei sätze, home.movie und Hotel Roccalba, Leo Kino, Innsbruck, Austria
Architekturen, Top Kino, Vienna, Austria
Hotel Roccalba, imPavillon, Wels, Austria
Art Video Lounge, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Beach, USA
Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival, Vienna, Austria
Four films by Josef Dabernig, Cinema October, Gyumri, Armenia
hors jeu fait son cinema, MEG Musée d’ethnographie de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
25 FPS International Experimental Film and Video Festival, Zagreb, Croatia
abstract/real, Burghof, Klagenfurt, Austria
Play Forward, 61. Locarno Film Festival, Locarno, Switzerland
Isabella Hollauf – Erholungsräume, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
Vorstopper und Libero, VIS Vienna Independent Shorts, Top Kino, Vienna, Austria
Les Inattendus, Festival de films (très) indépendants, Lyon, France

2007

  1. Regensburger Kurzfilmwoche, Regensburg, Germany
    New New! Festival, Brno, Czech Republic
    Perspektive Europa, MKRU Medien Kunst Raum Unna, Unna, Germany
    New Austrian Avant-Garde and Experimental Cinema, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., USA
    Crossing Europe, Filmfestival Linz, Linz, Austria
    Diagonale 2007 – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria
    Boucles d'or avec Transat video, Cinema Lux, Caen, France
    22° Festival International de Cine de Mar del Plata, Mar del Plata, Argentina

2006
Kometen, Filmarchiv Austria, Vienna, Austria
Cinematograph Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Wavelengths, 31st Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
Impakt Festival 2006, Utrecht, Netherlands
Ballkünstler-Filmnacht, Europäische Kunstakademie Trier, Trier, Germany
Art Film, Art 37 Basel, Stadtkino Basel, Switzerland
Use this kind of Sky, Camden Arts Centre, London, United Kingdom
52nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany
The Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt
Diagonale 2006 – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria
Cine austríaco 1994-2005, CGAI, La Coruna, Spain
Cine austríaco 1994-2005, Instituto Valenciano de Cinematografía, Valencia, Spain
Cine austríaco 1994-2005, Filmoteca de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Cine austríaco 1994-2005, Filmoteca Espanola, Madrid, Spain
Centre Social Julien, Marseille, France

2005
7th graz biennial on media + architecture, Graz, Austria
Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival, Vienna, Austria
Ansichten der Ökonomie, Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, Austria
Das Stadion: Geschichte, Architektur, Politik, Ökonomie, Depot, Vienna, Austria
Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
Re:MODERN, Austrian Film Museum, Vienna, Austria
Projekt Heimat Moderne. Experimentale 1, Ring Café, Leipzig, Germany
Vidéo et après, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
17th International Istanbul Short Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey
Urbanität & Ästhetik 6: Lichter der Peripherie, Moviemento, Linz, Austria
Es ist schwer das Reale zu berühren, Tallinn Kunsthalle, Tallinn, Estonia
Es ist schwer das Reale zu berühren, UKS Unge Kunstnerers Samfund, Olso, Norway
Es ist schwer das Reale zu berühren, Yeans, Gothenburg, Sweden
Es ist schwer das Reale zu berühren, Bildmuseet Umeå (University College of Fine Arts), Umeå, Sweden

  1. Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Stuttgart, Germany

2004
Cimatics 04 – Brussels Internationaal Festival voor Live Audiovisuele Kunsten & VJ'ing, Brussels, Belgium
49th Cork Film Festival, Cork, Ireland
Josef Dabernig (featuring G.R.A.M. and Markus Scherer), Artcinema OFF OFF in cooperation with S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent, Belgium
Die belichtete Stadt, Das Kino, Salzburg, Austria
Les gestes du sport, 15th International Documentary Film Festival of Marseille, France
Filmzentrum im Rechbauerkino, Graz, Austria
Igor Zabel e Josef Dabernig. I rapporti est-ovest nel contesto europeo artistico contemporaneo, Università degli Studi della Basilicata, Matera, Italy
Igor Zabel e Josef Dabernig. I rapporti est-ovest nel contesto europeo artistico contemporaneo, Museo Archeologico Provinciale, Potenza, Italy
16th International Istanbul Short Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey
17th Finále Plzeň Film Festival, Pilsen, Czech Republic
Kino Aero, Prague, Czech Republic

  1. Videofestival, Es ist schwer das Reale zu berühren, Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany
    Diagonale 2004 – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria
    Cine Austriaco, Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain

2003
exground filmfest, Wiesbaden, Germany
KunstFilmBiennale Köln, Cologne, Germany
22nd Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Uppsala, Sweden
Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival, Vienna, Austria
Les uns et les autres, Nuit Blanche, Parvis Grande Halle de La Villette, Paris, France
Festival der (Handlungs-)Räume, Kunstverein Langenhagen, Langenhagen, Germany
20,000 Leagues Under the Industry Film Festival, Cleveland, USA
Bearded Child Film Festival, Grand Rapids, USA

  1. Internationales Kurzfilmfestival Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    slow (e)motion, Kino Aero, Prague, Czech Republic
    slow (e)motion oder der entschleunigte Raum, Filmclub 813 in der BRÜCKE in cooperation with Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
    15th International Istanbul Short Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey
    TIE The International Experimental Cinema Exposition, Colorado Springs, USA
    The 41st Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, USA
    10th New York Underground Film Festival, New York, USA
    Home Stories 35 – Filme und Videos aus Österreich, Filmcasino, Vienna, Austria

2002
11th International Trains on Film Festival, Lille, France
12a Semana de Cine Experimental, Madrid, Spain
9.Regensburger Kurzfilmwoche, Regensburg, Germany
backup2002_festival.neue medien im film, Weimar, Germany
International Film Festival of Fine Arts, Szolnok, Hungary
short cuts cologne, Cologne, Germany
Sonnenaufgang – Österreichisches Kino der Gegenwart, Filmarchiv Austria, Vienna, Austria
VISIONary: avant-garde Cinema, austrian cultural forum, New York, USA
14th International Istanbul Short Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey
archives on loan, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Diagonale 2002 – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria
Alpe Adria Cinema, Trieste, Italy

2001
Villes vécues, villes filmées : réalités urbaines, École d'Architecture et de Paysage de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Home Stories 26 – Filme und Videos aus Österreich, Filmcasino, Vienna, Austria
Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival, Vienna, Austria
8th Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, USA
50th Melbourne International Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia
8th New York Underground Film Festival, New York, USA

  1. Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Stuttgart, Germany

2000
the big screen, Stadtkino, Vienna, Austria
34th New York EXPOsition of Short Film and Video, New York, USA
Workstation Wienfilm, KunsthalleLounge im Schikaneder, Vienna, Austria
10a Semana de Cine Experimental, Madrid, Spain
Home Stories 14 – Filme und Videos aus Österreich, Filmcasino, Vienna, Austria
Diagonale 2000 – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria
29th International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
living inside – subjektive räume / private dimensionen, University of Technology, Vienna, Austria

1999
EuropaCinema Festival, Viareggio, Italy
Kurz, Austrian Cultural Institute / Banca Nazionale del Lavoro, Rome, Italy
9a Semana de Cine Experimental, Madrid, Spain
Cinematexas International Short Film and Video Festival, Austin, USA
Home Stories 5 – Filme aus Österreich, Filmcasino, Vienna, Austria
Diagonale '99 – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria

1998
Film Autrichien, 16.Festival Tous Courts 98, Aix-en-Provence, France
Euro Underground Film Festival 1998, Krakow, Poland
The Final Kick – Ballspielereien in Film und Video, WIPARK parking garage, Vienna, Austria
5th Edition Capalbio Cinema International Short Film Festival, Capalbio, Italy
Diagonale '98 – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria

  1. Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Stuttgart, Germany

1997
Winterthurer Kurzfilmtage, Winterthur, Switzerland
Vor Ort – Stadtbilder der Filmavantgarde, film+arc, Graz, Austria
7a Semana de Cine Experimental, Madrid, Spain
2° Festival Internazionale del Cortometraggio di Siena, Siena, Italy
Maison Heinrich Heine, Cité Internationale Universitaire, Paris, France

1996
Der Blick der Moderne, Stadtkino, Vienna, Austria
3rd Alternative Film Festival, Barcelona, Spain

1995
International Audio Visual Experimental Festival, Arnheim, Netherlands
2nd International Short Film Festival, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

1994
Diagonale '94 – Festival of Austrian Film, Salzburg, Austria



Applied Art Projects


2018
Exhibition Display for Film and More. From the Archives of Kurt Kren and Ernst Schmidt jr., mumok - museum moderner kunst stiftung ludwig wien, Vienna, Austria

2017
Display Intervention for Significant Other, Vienna, Austria

2015-2017
Display for Moving Image Department – Chapters 1-6, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2015
Exhibition Display for Július Koller, “?”, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland

2014
Display for Igor Zabel Award for Culture and Theory, Secession, Vienna, Austria

2012
Display for an In-Depth Study Room within Don't smile, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Projection Space for Moving pics against a background, Saprophyt, Vienna, Austria

2010
Projection Space for Béla Tarr – Sátántangó, a spart of “curated by_vienna”, Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna, Austria

2008
Exhibition Display for Once is Nothing, Brussels Biennial 1, Brussels, Belgium
Exhibition Display for Artur Żmijewski, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, Netherlands

2006
Infolounge for Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria

2005
Setting up an Art Space, Kunstraum Lakeside, Lakeside Science & Technology Park, Klagenfurt, Austria

2003
Exhibition Display for Individual Systems, 50th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

2002
Wall piece on the staircase of the readapted original town hall, Town Hall, Innsbruck, Austria
Reading and Lounge Area for mumok - museum moderner kunst stiftung ludwig wien, Vienna, Austria

1999
Sculptural Intervention within the extension and general renovation of the District Captaincy, Hartberg, Austria

1998
Sculptural Intervention within the general renovation of the former KELAG-Building, HBLA Villach, Villach, Austria
Wall Piece in the entrance hall of the State Pensioners and Nursing Home, Vösendorf, Austria

1995
Text Piece for the fire station Köniz/Sägematte, Bern, Switzerland (with Franz Meisterhofer)
Project for elevator and stairwell, employment workshop of the Lebenshilfe, Ledenitzen, Austria

1994
Interior Design for Depot, Vienna, Austria (with Franz Meisterhofer)



Performance


2018
Revisioning LIDL Sports Week, Football Match at Ludo Coeckstadion, Berchem and Cycling Race at Wielercentrum Antwerpen, Wilrijk, Belgium (performed by Luka Barendse, Giulia Bellinetti, Cis Bierinckx, Christophe Clarijs, Bart De Baere, Nico Dockx, Isi Fiszman, Yannick Ganseman, Lode Geens, Maria Hlavajova, Wilfried Lentz, Ria Pacquee, Piet Van Hecke, Nav Haq, Carla de Kovel, Olaf Möller, Ghislaine Peeters, Luc Saucier, Veronica Vallani, Philippe Van Damme, Boris Van Den Eynden, Barbara Vanderlinden and Shanglie Zhou)

2017
Daily cigarette consumption 23 09 1979 – 22 09 1980, Intervention within the lecture by Silvia Eiblmayr: “Josef the Scrivener”, Fragments of a Biographical Setting in the Art of Josef Dabernig, Badischer Kunstverein, Karksruhe, Germany (performed by Mira Hirtz)

2016
Ticket Content, Performance within Josef Dabernig. Profil, 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany (performed by Frederico Benevides, Josef Dabernig, Gabriela Golder, Emilia Mazik, Olaf Möller)

Influence of intestinal poisons on the eye – from the facsimile, published in 2008 by the JRP|Ringier Kunstverlag AG, of a handwritten copy, executed in 1977 and now in the collection of mumok, Vienna, of the fifth edition, published in 1975, of the book by Dr. Franz Yaver Mayr, “Beauty and Digestion or Human Rejuvenation by Appropriate Care of the Bowels Alone”, which was first published in 1920 by the Verlag Neues Leben Bad Goisern, Upper Austria. Performance within Josef Dabernig. Profil, 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany (performed by Frederico Benevides, Josef Dabernig, Gabriela Golder, Emilia Mazik, Olaf Möller)

2014
Ticket Content, Performance within Memories Can't Wait – Film without Film, 60th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany (performed by Josef Dabernig, Olaf Möller, Beatriz Navas Valdés, Edgar Pêra, Magdalena Sztorc)

Digestive disorders in their relation to the occurrence of abdominal hernias – Varicose veins and their relation to digestive disorders, Performance within Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module, New Museum, New York, USA (performed by Josef Dabernig, Georg Schöllhammer)

2012
Il territorio dell’architettura, Performance @ MAK NITE Lab, Vienna, Austria (performed by Josef Dabernig, Alfons Egger)

2010
Effect of intestinal toxins on skin progeny. A) The Hair, Performance within Viennafair, Vienna, Austria (performed by Josef Dabernig, Jiří Kovanda)



Lecture, Conference


2019
Wiederholungszwänge, Artist Lecture Series Vienna, Skulpturinstitut, University of Applied Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria

2018
Exhibition display as a sculptural tool, Lecture within Logic of Discovery: Dem Wesentlichen auf der Spur, HB2 Modul Emerging Fields in Architecture, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria

2017
Exhibition display as a sculptural tool, Lecture within UTOPIAN DISPLAY: Props & Tools, FM Centre for Contemporary Art in cooperation with NABA New Academy of Fine Arts, Milan, Italy

2016
auto-exkusion, Lecture Series IKA Institute for Art and Architecture, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria

2015
The (Architectural) Grid as a Constitutive Element in Film Narration, Film Lecture, Igor Zabel Association for Culture and Theory, Architecture ≠ Art programme, Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2013
Working with Igor Zabel, Film Lecture, Museion, Bolzano, Italy
I'd prefer not to, Adam Budak and Josef Dabernig in a conversation about Primary Structures, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria

2009
Artist’s Panel moderated by Kathrin Rhomberg within the Július Koller, U.F.O.-naut? conference, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia

2006
Opacity – Current Considerations on Art Institutions and the Economy of Desire, Conference at Secession, Vienna, Austria



Selected Bibliography


2021
Negative Space - Trajectories of Sculpture in the 20th and 21st Centuries, ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Peter Weibel (ed.), The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA / London
steirischer herbst ‘20 – Paranoia TV, Ekaterina Degot & David Riff (ed.), Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther und Franz König, Cologne

2020
Grun, Daniel: Josef Dabernig, PLURAL – Joint Observation, The Július Koller Society (ed.), Bratislava
Komary, David: Josef Dabernig – Equally Not Nothing, POSITION, Galerie Stadtpark Krems, Schlebrügge (ed.), Vienna
Budak, Adam and Dabernig, Josef: Cinema of Worldmaking. – a breath? a name? – the ways of worldmaking, Biennale Gherdëina 7, Zënza Sëida VFG and Istitut Ladin Micura de Rü (ed.), Ortisei/St. Ulrich
Benzer, Christa: Josef Dabernig – Equally Not Nothing, springerin 3/20, Vienna
Habicht, Dejan: Josef Dabernig – Bad Script for a retrospective, 2011, P74 Twenty Years, P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. Institute (ed.), Ljubljana

2019
Josef Dabernig – Wiederholungszwänge, Artist Lecture Series Vienna, Ezara Spangl & Rainer Spangl (ed.), Vienna

2017
Degot, Ekaterina: Josef Dabernig WARS 2001, Kontakt. The Art Collection of Erste Group und ERSTE Foundation (ed.), Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne
Ledvina, Josef: Dabernig ≤ 4 ks, profil, art+antiques 11/2017, Prague
Higashino, Yuki: Complexity, Contradiction, and a Decorated Shed, Artforum, 9/2017, critics' picks, New York
Amann, Laura and Kratochvil, Jen: S: Are you an Antonioni person or a Fellini person? O: I am not excited, Contradiction and a Decorated Shed, Significant Other, Vienna
Scheper, Moritz: Josef Dabernig. Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany, Frieze, Issue 186
Thiele, Carmela: Rasender Stillstand, getidan, Berlin, 5.2.2017
Thiele, Carmela: Unvollendete Geschichten, Badische Neueste Nachrichten, Karlsruhe, 3.2.2017

2016
Egea, Eduardo: Brutalismo natural, La Cronica De Hoy, Mexico City, 24.9.2016
Pignatti, Lorenza: A Oberhausen lo sguardo liminale di Josef Dabernig, duels.it, 13.6.2016
Parker, Guy: Offscreen, On the Wall: Remixing States of Matter at the Film Festival, 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, ArtSlant, 20.5.2016
James, Donald: Josef Dabernig – Plaisirs de la marge, Bref 119, L'Agence du court métrage, Paris

2014
Huck, Brigitte: Josef Dabernig - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Artforum, October 2014, New York
Thalmair, Franz: Josef Dabernig – Rock the Void, Kunstforum International volume 228
Josef Dabernig – Rock the Void, Matthias Michalka und Susanne Neuburger (ed.), Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna. Texts by Ekaterina Degot, Karola Kraus, Matthias Michalka, Susanne Neuburger and Georg Schöllhammer. Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne
Josef Dabernig, Karola Kraus, Matthias Michalka and Susanne Neuburger (ed.) Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna. Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne
Kasman, Daniel: Anti, Art, Extra, Film, Non, Para, Pseudo, Semi, Video Cinema at the 60th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, mubi.com, 9.5.2014

2013
Josef Dabernig. 14 Films, Maria Anna Potocka (ed.), MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art Krakow. Texts by Andréa Picard, Maria Anna Potocka and Claudia Slanar, MOCAK publications, Krakow
Dusini, Matthias: Don’t Be Yourself! Josef Dabernigs unermüdliche Arbeit an der Autonomie, Frieze d/e, No. 12, Berlin
Kleinman, Adam: Monday Begins on Saturday, Bergen Assembly, Art Agenda, 3.9.2013
Fairfax, Daniel: Dein Muff makes me drunk – The Films of Josef Dabernig, Afterall Journal, Issue 33, London
Berríos, Maria: Josef Dabernig – A Sort of Introduction, Afterall Journal, Issue 33, London
Braun, Reinhard: Josef Dabernig – Panorama, Camera Austria International 122, Graz
Neuburger, Susanne: Josef Dabernig – Panorama, springerin 2/13, Vienna
Slanar, Claudia: Zwangslogiken – Zu den Filmen Josef Dabernigs, Diagonale, Festival of Austrian Film (ed.), Vienna/Graz
Josef Dabernig – Panorama, Peter Pakesch, Katrin Bucher Trantow (ed.), Kunsthaus Graz, Texts by Katrin Bucher Trantow and Charles Esche, Kerber Verlag, Bielefeld

2012
Eiblmayr, Silvia: Belnorm – Josef Dabernigs Bruchstücke eines biografischen Settings, Don’t Smile. Vom Humor der Kunst / On the Humour of Art. Christiane Meyer-Stoll (ed.), Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Kerber Verlag, Bielefeld
Höller, Christian: Unverträgliches zusammenführen. Gespräch mit Josef Dabernig über zwei seiner jüngsten Arbeiten – Herna (2010) und Hypercrisis (2011), springerin 2/12, Vienna
Picard, Andréa: Viva Voce – Josef Dabernig’s Operatic Avocations, Film Unframed - A History of Austrian Avant-Garde Cinema. Peter Tscherkassky (ed.), FilmmuseumSynemaPublikationen and sixpackfilm, Vienna
Huck, Brigitte: Josef Dabernig, Fussball - Lehrsatz - Kino - Fussball, Parnass Kunstmagazin 1/2012, Vienna

2011
Huck, Brigitte: Josef Dabernig – Galerie Andreas Huber, Artforum, May 2011, New York

2010
Probst, Ursula Maria: Josef Dabernig – Excursus on Fitness, Kunstforum International, volume 204, Cologne
Hafner, Hans-Jürgen: Training für den Kunstmuskel, artnet, Berlin, 15.5.2010
Huber, Christoph: Fitnessstudio, Gehirngymnastik und Auto-Sex, Die Presse, Vienna, 10.4.2010
Maurer, Lukas: Strukturelle Rätselspiele in Raum und Zeit, filmarchiv – Programmzeitschrift Nr. 68 des Filmarchiv Austria (ed.), Vienna

2009
Once is Nothing – Josef Dabernig, Interview, Displayer 03, Doreen Mende (ed.), HfG Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design, 2009

2008
Josef Dabernig, Handschriftliche Kopien / handwritten copies ..., Christine Kintisch (ed.), BAWAG Foundation Edition volume 8 curated by Brigitte Huck, Christoph Keller Editions within JRP|Ringier Kunstverlag AG, Zürich
Dusini, Matthias: Josef Dabernig – Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna, Frieze, issue 112, London
Buchhart, Dieter: Josef Dabernig – Ordnungssysteme, Kunstforum International, volume 183, Cologne

2006
Vischer, Bärbel: Struktur als Bedeutungsträger, artmagazine, Vienna, 21.9.2006
Picard, Andréa: In a Matter of Time – Josef Dabernig, Cinema Scope, issue 28, Toronto
Radu, Magda: Acid jazz şi claustrofobie, Dilema veche, issue 128, Bucharest
Bird, Michael: Echoes of glory, The Diplomat, June 2006, Vol. 2, No. 5, Bucharest
Sczcerski, Andrzej: Josef Dabernig – Film, Fotografia, Tekst, Obiekt, Konstrukcja, springerin 2/06, Vienna

2005
Dabernig, Josef – Film, Fotografia Tekst Obiekt, Konstrukcja, Maria Anna Potocka (ed.), Bunkier Sztuki Krakow, Texts by Silvia Eiblmayr, Christian Kravagna, Matthias Michalka, Maria Anna Potocka, Barbara Steiner and Igor Zabel, Bunkier Sztuki publications, Krakow
Dabernig, Josef – Film, Foto Text Objekt, Bau, Barbara Steiner (ed.), GfZK Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Texts by Silvia Eiblmayr, Christian Kravagna, Matthias Michalka, Barbara Steiner and Igor Zabel, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne

2004
Grzonka, Patricia: Systeme bürokratischer Systeme - Josef Dabernig, kunstbulletin, 9.2004, Zürich
Josef Dabernig - Proposal for a New Kunsthaus, not further developed, Eva Maria Stadler (ed.), Text by Christian Kravagna, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz

2003
Schöllhammer, Georg: drive, stop, drive – automatic, Parking, Rosa coeli – three new films by Josef Dabernig, springerin 2/03, Vienna
Dreams and Conflicts: The Viewer's Dictatorship. Francesco Bonami (ed.), Venice Biennale, 50th International Art Exhibition, Marsilio Edizioni, Venice
Hlavajova, Maria: Fade In, BAK - basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, 2003
Rhomberg, Kathrin: Wisla, Wir müssen heute noch an Ihr Vorstellungsvermögen appelieren, um im Namen der Kunst vor- und rücksichtslos den Raum zu behaupten, in den Sie oder wir uns gedrängt haben. Mit welchem Recht, fragen Sie jetzt sicherlich. Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
Weber, Gerald: Josef Dabernig – Die Kunst des Moments, Sonnenaufgang - Österreichisches Kino der Gegenwart. filmarchiv - Programmzeitschrift Nr. 01 des Filmarchiv Austria (ed.), Vienna

2002
Ščerbavičiūtė, Renata: Pasaulis po Dabernigo – Austru menininko Josefo Dabernigo filmai ŠMC, Dailė, 7 meno dienos, 2002 m. birželio 28 d., Nr. 26 (528), Vilnius
Narušytė, Agnė: Vyriškimo perspektyvos, Siaures atenai, Nr. 29 (615), 3.8.2002, Vilnius

2001
Kravagna, Christian: Josef Dabernig – Wisla, Plateau of Mankind. Harald Szeemann (ed.), Venice Biennale, 50th International Art Exhibition, Electa, Venice

2000
Blase, Christoph: The two of the empty bank, blitzreview.de/b-609.html

1999
Kravagna, Christian: Standardaufgaben und Grundsatzfragen, architektur Fachmagazin 2/99 and Josef Dabernig (ed.), Künstlerische Gestaltung im Pensionisten- und Pflegeheimes des Landes Niederösterreich in Vösendorf - Künstlerisches Projekt im Rahmen des Bauvorhabens HBLA Villach, Generalsanierung des ehemaligen KELAG-Gebäudes, project documentation

1995
Spiegl, Andreas: Josef Dabernig – Der Maßstab, die Angemessenheit und ihre Mathematik, Josef Dabernig (ed.), Salle de Bal - Institut Francais de Vienne, Vienna
Rohsmann, Arnulf: josef dabernig #, Josef Dabernig (ed.), Zubau für Lift- und Treppenhaus, Beschäftigungswerkstätte der Lebenshilfe in A-9581 Ledenitzen, project documentation

1993
Kravagna, Christian: Die Macht des Zusammenhangs, Josef Dabernig – 2x2x6 – 3x12+3x10 11+2x12+3x10, Atelier beim Ambrosi-Museum, Belvedere Museum (ed.), Vienna
Rohsmann, Arnulf: Josef Dabernig – Distanz und Polarität, Josef Dabernig – 4x6+3x3+2x2+1=38, Kärntner Landesgalerie (ed.), Klagenfurt

1992
Kravagna, Christian: Transparente Hermetik als Modell künstlerischer Praxis, Josef Dabernig – Wiener Secession (ed.), Vienna

1990
Dabernig, Josef: Zu den Systemen (1982 – 1989), Josef Dabernig (ed.), 2x2x6, Projektraum Wien, WUK, Vienna

1987
Held, Georg: Abenteuer im Kopf – Staunen im Auge, Die Brücke 3/1987, Ernst Gayer (ed.), Cultural Department Province of Carinthia, Klagenfurt