VALIE EXPORT. Research – Archive – Œuvre
15/02/ – 27/04/2019
Curator Sabine Folie
VOX Contemporary Image Center, Montreal
Austrian artist VALIE EXPORT is considered one of the most important figures in the fields of conceptual art, performance and film. Active since the 1960s, she continues to have an ongoing influence on generations of up-and-coming artists with her seminal feminist and media-critical works. VALIE EXPORT. Research – Archive – Œuvre is the latest exhibition in the series of retrospecitive projects hosted by VOX, revisiting major conceptual practices.
4th Kochi-Muziris Biennale
12/12/2018 – 29/03/2019
Curator Anita Dube
The Kochi-Muziris Biennale was India’s first ever biennial exhibition of international contemporary art. In collaboration with Phileas, the Biennale has invited Austrian artist VALIE EXPORT to participate in its 4th edition, to be opened in December 2018.
VALIE EXPORT was born as Waltraud Lehner in 1940 in Linz, where she attended the School for the Arts and Crafts. In 1964 she graduated from HBLVA for Textile Industry in Vienna. Since 1967 she has been going by the name VALIE EXPORT, an artistic concept and logo. She works with a wide range of media and caught the attention with actions in public space that belonged to the field of performance and to media art and were developed from a feminist perspective.