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AMINA HANDKE

Born in Berlin 1969
Lives and works in Vienna

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> EXHIBITIONS, PERFORMANCES, FESTIVALS, SCREENINGS
> LECTURES, TALKS, PUBLICATIONS
> EXPERT CONTRIBUTIONS

EDUCATION

1988 – 1996 University of Applied Arts Vienna: Painting (Adolf Frohner)
1996 – 1997 Academy of Fine Arts Vienna: Graphics (Gunter Damisch)
1996 – 2003 University of Applied Arts Vienna: Media Design (Peter Weibel)
2003 graduate degree Master of Arts. Final work: video documentation of an expert round table discussion on issues of authorship and artist myths entitled ‘Participation – huh?’

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (since 2000)

since 1994 Cross media, transdisciplinary artistic projects

since 2017 Curator UNDOX – Festival for Innovative Documentary Film

2013/2014 Curator at Kunstraum Niederoesterreich – Group Exhibition Copie Non Conforme (+Catalogue)

2011-2017 Curator and Presenter for the weekly film and video art TV format Oktoskop

2011-2014 Lecturer at the Institute of Media Theory, University of Applied Arts Vienna

2005 -2012 Programme Manager, Okto Community TV

Conceptual strategies and format development: community magazines, process evaluation, lectures, workshops and trainings (media- and copyrights, TV production).
Editor in chief and format developer of Oktofokus – Topic programmes with Films and Discussions on artistic and sociopolitical topics.
Main focus: art and youth formats, multi-lingual programmes; participative formats, audiovisual art.

Co-development of station concept and guidelines.

2002 – 2005 Project Manager Comm-U-Lab 2.0 (esf and waff-funded qualification project for marginalised youths)
Multimedial emancipatory projects (web, video production, concerts, exhibits, events)

2000 – 2002 Video project leader, development and realization of participative youth media projects in cooperation with Street Work Vienna, e.g. Park TV

1999 Development, production and hosting of a weekly one hour TV programme (“TIV­sound”) about club culture, electronic music and arts for the independent TV station TIV

DJ since 1988

 

ARTISTIC WORKS (since 2000)

(see also Work In Progress and Diverse)

2022

My Sentence, feature film

2021

Reste Inter Pièces, site specific installations

Goats and Monkeys, installation

2020

The Artist Is Possibly Present, multichannel live performance

2019

Tankyou, Mimi, Mono-moni-mo-ment-itor-memento-mori, etc., multimedia installations

2018

AAA!, actionist collective

Academy Album, a portrait of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna in 52 video episodes

2017

The Unknown, performance; video

اداباي, performance; series of 22 photographs

2016

In Fermata, single channel video

Wishing Cast, cross media multi channel video (5 webisodes+on air version)

2015

Mother of Mother, short film

2014

Quotenpublikum – Shared Audience, 13 video portraits

Hysteria 2.0.0 v01, single channel video

100+ multidisciplinary performance evening, co-curator with Gerda Lampalzer

Copie Non Conforme group exhibition, Kunstraum Niederoesterreich, curator

2013

Appropriated Beggars, 7 channel video installation

2012

Stage Design The Pleasing Hours of Aranjuez (by Peter Handke, director: Luc Bondy), Akademietheater Vienna

2010

Concept and co-project management Looks Like Teen Movie, youth film project, Medien Kultur Haus Wels

58 Drawings, Suhrkamp Verlag Berlin

2009

DJ Performance and video installation die vorspielservice: the performative record fair (a female:pressure project)

2008

Sound installation Cheap DJ Installation

2007

Manifestaciones, single channel video

2005

Director Sun­shine Air­lines: Bel­grade (TV Documentation, ORF)

2003

The ‘Jebo Te!’  Collection, textile objects

Disco ergo sum, co-conception, co-director (with David Schalko), stage and music, transdisciplinary theater and performance project, Theater Gruppe 80, Wien

Participation – huh? round table discussion and video (Diploma)

2001

Stage design and costumes, Gottlieb Schlicht (Johann N. Nestroy, R+D Libgart Schwarz), Akademietheater, Wien

Artist Book The Handke Collection (Triton Verlag, Vienna)

Trying to Remember to Forget, single channel video

2000

Österreich rein!, five short videos

 

EXHIBITIONS, PERFORMANCES, FESTIVALS, SCREENINGS  (since 2000)

2022

25DPH TWTR edition, Blickle Raum Spiegelgasse / Tricky Women Tricky Realities Festival

2021

25DPH, Blickle Raum Spiegelgasse / Vienna Art Week

2020

The Artist Is Possibly Present, Blickle Raum Spiegelgasse / Vienna Art Week

100 Heroines Festival

2019

Pinke Brigaden, Art Lodge, Verditz

AAA!, Medienwerkstatt Wien, Vienna

LAX BAR, Wiener Festwochen, Vienna

Die Sammlung Handke, Galerie Freihausgasse, Villach (Solo Show)

Oktoskop (TV screening)

Die Ahnfrau, Diagonale – Festival Of Austrian Film, Graz

2018

UNDOX, 21er Haus / Vienna Art Week (co-curator)

Wienwoche Festival, Vienna

Intervention and screening, Art Lodge / sculpture park, Verditz

Opening, Vienna Shorts Festival

Human, Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna

اداباي, HA, Griffen (Solo Show)

2017

Display Praterstern, Vienna

Austriamentis, Museo Casa Manno, Alghero

Mitgebracht III, Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg

Festival der Regionen, Marchtrenk

Internationale Kurzfilmtage, Oberhausen

Diagonale Festival of Austrian Film, Graz

Werk X, Vienna

Wishing Cast, broadcast on ORFIII

2016

Zentrale, Vienna

Dokfest, Kassel

Pubblico Desiderio, Galleria Cult, Alghero (Solo Show)

dotdotdot Festival, Vienna

Vienna Independent Shorts Festival

Diagonale Festival of Austrian Film, Graz

2015

Video N°1: The Ministry of Information, CK2 Gallery, Montreal

Contribution to Manfred by Manfred Grübl

Videonale 15, Kunstmuseum Bonn

15 Minute Revolutionary Bed Stories, guest performance for Borjana Ventzislavova, 21er Haus, Vienna

2014

Quotenpublikum, broadcast on ORFIII

Façade Festival, Plovdiv

Group Exhibition Copie Non Conforme , Kunstraum Niederoesterreich, Vienna

2011

die vorspielservice, Donaufestival, Krems

2010

die vorspielservice, Festspielhaus, St. Pölten

2009

die vorspielservice, brut, Vienna

SONS, permanent Collection, Oudenaarde

Chili Con Carne, Kunsthalle Krems

Woodstock Of Thinking, Tanzquartier Vienna

2008

Cheap DJ Installation, Schikaneder Kino, Vienna

Sauna 08, brut, Vienna

Menschen In Städten, Okto and Soho in Ottakring, Vienna

Damensalon, Gemmakunstschaun, Villach

Schwarzmarkt für nützliches Wissen und Nicht- wissen, Mobile Academy Berlin; Wiener Festwochen

Superamas Vienna Lounge, Tanzquartier Vienna

2007

Ursula Blickle Videoarchiv, Kunsthalle, Vienna

Transmediale, Berlin

CCLounge, Choreographic Center, Linz

A Tribute To Karl Kilian, Ragnarhof, Vienna

2006

Der Schuh in der Kunst, Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg

Ein Leben in 4 Stunden, Tanzquartier Vienna

Girls, Girls, Girls, DJ-Performance (with Rashim), Elfriede Jelinek- Forschungszentrum, Vienna

2004

Mix, Galerie Bétonsalon, Paris

2003

30 Jahre Galerie im Traklhaus, Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg

Amina Handke – Die Jebo Te- Kollektion, Galerie Oberwelt, Stuttgart (Solo Show)

Operation Figurini, Vienna

2002

Video Edition Austria – Release01, Kunsthalle, Vienna

Doubleheart – Hear the Art, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna

Space Off!, Supersaat, Vienna

Dezentrale Medien, Austrian Cultural Forum, London

2001

Short Cuts and Cookies, Filmcasino, Vienna

Amina Handke. Die Sammlung Handke, Basis Wien, Vienna

Papierlos?, Diagonale, Graz

Nous Deux, performance with David Schalko, Volksgarten, Vienna

2000

Amina Handke. Die Sammlung Handke, Galerie 5020, Salzburg (Solo Show)

Austrian Psycho Nights, Volksbühne Berlin

Die Kunst der Stunde ist Widerstand, various international film festivals

 

LECTURES, TALKS, PUBLICATIONS (since 2000)

2018

Vienna Design Week

Der grosse Fake in: Maschek. Satire darf al, Czernin Verlag

2016

Lecture at the department of Time Based Media, Art University Linz

Discussion Pixels, Bytes and Film, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

2015

Lecture Conceptual Basis, Kunstuniversität Graz

Symposium Communication Theory, FH St. Pölten

Check, check, check! in: Jugend Ermöglichen, Mandelbaum Verlag

2014

Kunst, Recht, Internet XLVI (audio stream in German), Radio Orange 94.0

Talk with Schorsch Kamerun, Hamburg grüßt Wien, Hundsturm Theatre, Vienna

Das Recht auf Referenz in: Bildpunkt Nr. 32

Copie Non Conforme, catalogue

2011

Sound & Politics, Donaufestival Krems

2010

Demokratie, Medien und Macht, Palais Epstein, Vienna

Artist-in-Residence. Ein Sprungbrett zum internationalen Erfolg?, Viennafair, Vienna

Changing Channels. Art and Television, MUMOK, Vienna

TV Sound, Abteilung Digitale Kunst, University of Applied Arts Vienna

2008

Copy but Right, Sound:Frame, Künstlerhaus, Vienna

Art following the Trend. Artists Voices, Depot, Vienna

Found Footage und Copyright, Medien Kultur Haus Wels

2007

Community heißt Gemeinschaft? (with Faustin Linyekula) Tanzquartier Vienna

Berufsbild Künstlerin, Kunstschule Wien, Vienna

2006

Partizipatives Fernsehen, University of Klagenfurt

A little too far ahead of its time – Avantgarde vs. Retrofiktion, Medienwerkstatt, Vienna

2003

When The Project Leaves The Gallery, Heiligenkreuzerhof, Vienna

2001

Look Around, Medienwerkstatt, Vienna

 

EXPERT CONTRIBUTIONS (since 2000)

2022

Development and presentation OFF – the open film question, talk series on unfinished films, Belvedere21

2020

Jury Kasseler Dokfest / Monitoring

2019

Jury Tricky Women Festival

2017

Curator UNDOX – Festival for Innovative Documentary Film

2016

Jury Content Award

2015

Head of Jury departure – creative business funding, Vienna Business Agency

2014

Jury departure – creative business funding, Vienna Business Agency

Jury Vienna Short Film Award, VIS Festival, Vienna

2012

Jury Julius Deutschbauer sucht die unpolitischste Theaterproduktion, Garage X, Vienna

Advisory Board Member Wienwoche, Vienna

2010

Jury Wiener Filmpreis, Viennale, Vienna

Consultant Der professionalisierte Bürger, ZKM, Karlsruhe

2003

Jury Kunst im Öffentlichen Raum, Vienna

2001

Jury Wiener Video & Filmtage, Vienna