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.
VALIE EXPORT Expanded Arts
24/10/2019 – 12/01/2020
Gilles Mora presents three exhibitions dealing with rock, architecture or feminist themes, with completely different aesthetic tendencies. The season begins with Andy Summers, a former policeman alongside Sting, musician and photographer. The next exhibition is dedicated to Canadian architectural photographer Lynne Cohen, followed in autumn by feminist performer and activist VALIE EXPORT.
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.