* 1976 in Salzburg
lebt und arbeitet in Wien ǀ lives and works in Vienna


UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS:
2020
ada is… SAFEHOUSE ONLINE… Jürgen Bauer, Kerstin Bennier & Daniel Hosenberg | ada, Vienna
Kerstin Bennier, SOLO | RED CARPET ART AWARD | Altes Landgut, Vienna – planed in June
Kerstin Bennier, SOLO | Schaufenster Denis, Vienna – planed in December
2021
Kerstin Bennier, SOLO | im_spitzer, Vienna – planed in March/April
2022
THIS AIN’T THE ARCHIES | MRAG, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Maitland, NSW, Australia – planed May to September


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SHORT-SELECTION):
2020
SQUARES & GESTURES | Timeless Textiles, Newcastle, Australia

2019
MUSAO | Kunsttankstelle Ottakring, Vienna

CANAPÉ DE L ART | Die Schankwirtschaft im Augarten, Vienna
GOTO – PLAYGROUND ZERO | Raum 8, Klagenfurt
2018
UNTER 0 – GOTO | Spazio Pulpo, Vienna

2016
Holding, contemporary fibre art | Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle, Australia

15th International Triennial of Tapestry | Central Muzeum Wlokiennictwa, Lodzi, Poland
Powerfool | FLAT 1, Vienna
Opera Publica | Künstlerhaus, Vienna
2015
17th International Minitextile exhibition “MEMORY OF TEXTILE” | Galeria Umelka, Bratislava,
Slovakia & Gallery of Visual Artists Association, Prague, Czech Republic

2014
CONTEXTILE 2014, contemporary textile art biennial | Casa da Memoria, Guimarães, Portugal

2012
WORLD OF THREADS FESTIVAL “QUIET ZONE” | The Gallery Queen Elizabeth Park Community and
Cultural Centre, Ontario, Canada

MIT DEM OFENROHR INS GEBIRGE | Dorfgalerie Grainau, Germany
THE CLIMATE IS CHANGING, International Felt exhibiton | Musée du Feutre, Mouzon, France
2011
EVACUATION ROOM 01-04 | LABFACTORY, Vienna

2010
THE CLIMATE IS CHANGING, International Felt exhibition | Museo Ddel Tessuto, Prato Italy & Historisches Zentrum Wuppertal, Holzhof Göttingen, Neue Residenz Halle, Japanisches Palais Dresden, Germany

2009
BEGGARS OPERA, Grundsteingassen Fest | Ragnerhof, Vienna

2005
Artenlustgarten | Botanischer Garten, Linz

SOHO IN OTTAKRING „Das Beste Billig“ | ehemaliges Kaufhaus Osei, Vienna


SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2019
UTOPISCH FREMD | raum8, Klagenfurt

2009
„ein herbstlich angehauchter blätterwald“ | KunstraumNr.5, Vienna
     


ARTIST IN RESIDENCY & STUDY TRIPS:
2020
3 weeks Research Journey Australia & Exhibition

2018
DARK CITY | Die andere Seite, Krumpendorf, Carintia | 1-month Artist in Residency

2016|17
3 months Research Journey Australia & Exhibition


COSTUME- & STAGEDESIGN (SHORT-SELECTION):
2019
LAND OF THE FLATS / Wien Modern | Costume & Stage Supervising | Performance | Concept: Birgitte Wilfing

2018
GEISTERBAHN | Set & Costume Design | Short Film Project for VR-Glasses Based Film for the Vienna Prater | Production: vrisch

2014
WORK / Wien Modern ǀ Costume ǀ Performance ǀ Concept & Performance: Birgitte Wilfing

LOLA & LOLITA ǀ Costume ǀ Walking Act ǀ Concept & Performance: Belle Etage Stelzentheater
EGO BREATHING ǀ Costume ǀ Performance ǀ Concept & Performance: Birgitte Wilfing
2012
EIN.KÜCHEN.BAU ǀ Stage ǀ Freischwimmerfestival 2012 ǀ Regie: J. Lahtinen

2009
DIE WINTERREISE ǀ Costume ǀ interface design & felting ǀ STT Klagenfurt ǀ Cooperation with Eva-Maria Schön

2008
ICH GLAUBE AN RAUM ǀ Stage ǀ Carpet 30m² felted by hand ǀ Burgtheater ǀ Cooperation with Dirk Thiele

2006
DIE STADT OHNE JUDEN ǀ Stage & Costume ǀ Volkstheater Wien ǀ Director: M. Oelbermann

84, CHARING CROSS ROAD ǀ Stage & Costume ǀ Volkstheater Wien ǀ Director: Susanne Abrederis
2005
DEIN ZIMMER ǀ Stage & Costume ǀ Short film ǀ Director/Camera: Ingo Randolf & Lukas Kronstein

NEBENAN ǀ Stage & Costume ǀ Short film ǀ Director/Camera: I. Theiler & A. Waaijenberg
2003
ODYSSEUS FRAGMENT 8 –PENELOPE- ǀ Stage & Costumeǀ DieTheater Künstlerhaus ǀ Director: Th. Jelinek

2002
ODYSSEUS FRAGMENT 2 ǀ Stage & Costume ǀ Theaterforum Schwechat & DieTheater ǀ Director: Th. Jelinek

2001
DANTES PARDISO ǀ Costume ǀ Mozarteum Salzburg ǀ Director: Thomas Jelinek


Working since 2007 as a freelancer for theatre, event, film & commercials and before, stating in 1997, as an assistant for stage- & costume design at the theatre. For example: Life Ball, art4art, Winter Artservice,Erwin Wurm, Volkoper, Volkstheater, Stadttheater Klagenfurt, Wr. Metropol, a.s.o.


GRANTS:
2019
Bundeskanzleramt Österreich Abt. II/1 | Exhibition „SQUARES & GESTURES“ 2020 |
Newcastle, Australia

2016/17
Bundeskanzleramt Österreich | Exhibition & Research Journey Australia |
Exhibition: “HOLDING”, Newcastle, Australia


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