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Maria Petschnig

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phantasy, feminism, sexuality, Clothing, installation, video-art, performance, photography, conceptual, sculpture, exhibition/performance


Maria Petschnig was born 1977 in Klagenfurt, Austria, and moved to New York in 2003. She studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and at the Royal College of Art and the Wimbledon School of Art in London. Her work has been shown at numerous solo and group shows and film festivals internationally. Most recently, her videos were screened at the 39th Annual Nashville Film Festival, Tennessee, USA, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Germany; The European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck, Germany; Inside Out, 18th Film and Video Festival, Toronto, Canada; Mediawave'2008, International Film and Music Festival, Gyoer, Hungary; Electrochoc Festival, Rhone-Alpes, France, or at Videolab Caldas 2008, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal.




Pareidolia, 4 min, miniDV, 2008

Holodeck, 2 min, miniDV, 2008

MINNIE, 6 min, miniDV, 2007

KIP MASKER, 3 min, Beta SP, 2007

Scopophilic, 3 min, miniDV , 2006

peep, 7 min, miniDV, 2003

saucy slips & kinky curves, 3 min, miniDV, 2002


Recent Exhibits

Maria Petschnig participated in these exhibits:

Jun, 2014 Hands Off: An Evening with Joshua & Zakary Sandler Hosted by Maria Petschnig
On Stellar Rays
Jul, 2013 Hair and Skin
Derek Eller Gallery
Jun, 2013 Nothing That Has Happened So Far Has Been Anything We Could Control
Callicoon Fine Arts
May, 2013 Petschnigs'
On Stellar Rays
Jan, 2012 Video in Progress 3: Fields of the Performative
Art Gallery Slovenj Gradec
Jan, 2012 FACETIME
On Stellar Rays
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