NICOLE PRUTSCH
BIOGRAPHY


Born in Austria, 1980
Lives and works in Cambridge, MA, 2018 -


Education

2006-2013
MFA, University of Applied Arts Vienna, AT

Institute of Fine Arts and Media, Department of Painting, Studio of Johanna Kandl and Gerhard Müller
2011 Department of Art and Science, Studio of Virgil Widrich

2012 University of the Arts London, UK
Wimbledon College of Art
Department of Fine Arts: Print and Time-Based Media

1994-1999
Ortweinschule for Art and Design, Graz, AT



Solo Exhibitions

2018 “Nicole Prutsch. Beyond the Measuring Principle”, Neue Galerie Graz, studio, Joanneumsviertel, Graz, Austria
2017 “La Méthode”, MUSA, Startgalerie, Vienna, Austria
2016 “Stendhals Schweigen”, Library of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria
2014/2015 “ENTSUMPFUNG”, Perinetkeller, Vienna, Austria
2014 “In suspension”, Bodensee Art Fund, Wasserburg, Germany
2014 “Fremdkörper”, Galerie Marenzi, Leibnitz, Austria
2013 “MASSNAHME”, Museum of Natural History Vienna, Austria
2009 “BANG ON TARGET”, Kunstraum Praterstraße, Vienna, Austria


Group Exhibitions and film screenings (s)

2020
“Recent Works from the AgX Film Collective”, Waltham Virtual Open Studios, MA, USA (s)

2019
“Visible/Invisible” – AgX films at Fort Point Open Studios, Boston, MA, USA (s)
“Boston Short Film Festival”, Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA, USA (s)
“Visible/Invisible. AgX Film Collective”, Zumzeig Cinema, Barcelona, Spain; L’Abdominable, Paris, France (s)
“Fig.2 – Brishty Alam, Nicole Prutsch” (Duo exhibition), Center for Contemporary Arts Celje, Likovni Salon Gallery, Slovenia
“11th Annual Student Art Show of Harvard University”, Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center, Cambridge, MA, USA
“Shaking the Frame: Experimental Film from AgX Film Collective”, Clark University, Worcester, MA, USA (s)
“Revolutions Per Minute Festival”, UMass Boston, Boston, MA, USA (s)

2018
“Non-Event Year-End Concert and Fundraiser”, The Yard, John Hancock Tower, Boston, MA, USA
“AgX at AFW”, Arena Project Space, Melbourne, Australia (s)
“Función Especial: AgX Boston Film Collective”, Kino Palais, Buenos Aires, Argentina (s)
“Ein trüber, zerkratzter Spiegel- 20 Jahre Galerie Marenzi Leibnitz”, Quartier Marenzi, Leibnitz, Austria
“10th Harvard Student Art Show”, The Crossings Gallery of Harvard University, Allston, MA, USA
“Science and Ethnicity. Austrian Anthropological Research in Banat in the 1930ies”,
Bucharest Municipality Museum, Bucharest, Romania
“SOLO EXHIBITION”, a project by Ivan Moudov, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

2017
“Past Present Future”, ARCC.art Open Space, Vienna, Austria
“Bewährungsprobe#14″, Depot, Vienna, Austria

2016
“Förderpreis des Landes Steiermark für zeitgenössische bildende Kunst”, Neue Galerie Graz, Austria
“Perform Painthink”, Art for Art Theaterwerkstätten, Arsenal Objekt 19, Vienna, Austria
“Fotografija – Photo Graz Selection 014″, Austrian Cultural Forum Zagreb: Galerija Oranžerija, Vukovar, Croatia / Galerija Waldinger, Osijek, Croatia/ Muzej – Museo Lapidarium- Novigrad, Croatia

2015
“+45 +55 +95 +”, Austrian Cultural Forum Budapest, Hungary
“Fotografija – Photo Graz Selection 014″, Austrian Cultural Forum Zagreb, Croatia / Centar za kulturu Čakovec, Croatia
“SMALL”, Kunstraum SUPER, Vienna, AT
“Die Stadt die es nicht gibt”, City Leaks Urban Art Biennale 2015, Carlswerk Gelände Köln, Germany
“An der Straße / Na cesti”- 60 Jahre südsteirische Weinstraße, Outdoor Galerie südst. Weinstraße, AT
“With and Without” Photo miniature Biennale, Mansarda Gallery, Faculty of Arts and Design Timisoara, Romania
“Double-Faced Imagery-a Fugue”, wellwellwell, Vienna, AT

2014
“(Un)expected Form”, Locomot, Hochhaus Herrengasse, Vienna, AT
“Photo Graz 2014″, Papierfabrik, Graz, AT
“Parallel Vienna 2014″, Art fair, Vienna, AT
“Georg Trakl-Preis für bildende Kunst”, Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, AT
“Dance With Us”, Projektraum Viktor Bucher, Vienna, AT
“Visual Ends: The Edge of Perception”, F L A T Space Chicago, Illinois, USA

2013
“PUSH”, Vaska Emanouilova Gallery, Sofia
“Discovering Borderlands”, selected venues in Moscow, Russia
“Downtown TULSA”, selected venues in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

2012
“Fragments of Unspoken Thoughts”, Jakopič Gallery, Ljubljana
“onFIRE”, Old Fire Station Vauxhall, London, UK
“Trompe-l’oeil / interpassive.”, Vyner Street Gallery, London, UK
“PANOPTICON”, The Nunnery Gallery, Bow Arts, London, UK
“FAMILIENALBUM”, Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Germany
“Group Show”, 0GMS Gallery Drawer, Sofia, Bulgaria

2011
“Defining Space”, In der Kubatur des Kabinetts: der Kunstsalon im Fluc, Vienna
“Things that Talk” Vienna Art Week, Museum of Natural History Vienna
“embassyextravaganza”, Mo.e. Vienna
“KÖRPER / KONTROLLE / EXZESS”, Künstlerhaus Passagegalerie
“The Human Market”, Performance, Ragnarhof, Vienna
“Road to nowhere- True stories”, made of contemporary, Grundsteingasse, Vienna
“Kollektiv Akt III”, Mo.e, Vienna
“Die Zukunft der Arbeit”, IZD Tower, Vienna

2010
“Die Zukunft der Arbeit”, Arbeiterkammer Vienna
“Black Peppermint”, In der Kubatur des Kabinetts: der Kunstsalon im Fluc, Vienna
“Klassenlos”, Akademie Galerie Nürnberg

2009
“The Essence”, Universität für angewandte Kunst, Vienna

2008
„Floating“, In der Kubatur des Kabinetts: der Kunstsalon im Fluc, Vienna
„The Essence“, Museum für angewandte Kunst (MAK), Vienna
“Bilder im Birkenwald wirken bald”, Kunstraum Praterstraße, Vienna

2007
“The Essence”, Museum für angewandte Kunst (MAK), Vienna
“Cross Borders”, Masc Foundation, Vienna



Artist Talks

2020 Research/Creation, virtual mini symposium with Craig Leonard, MFA Program at NSCAD University, Nova Scotia, CA
2019 The Harvard Advocate, Cambridge, MA, USA
2017 “Bewährungsprobe#14″, Depot, Vienna, Austria
2016 “Vom Körper zum Bild- vom Bild zum Körper. Arbeiten mit wissenschaftlicher Methodik”, Salon IG, Vienna, Austria
2012 Paraflows Festival for Digital Art Symposium, Vienna, Austria



Awards and Grants

2019 Project Purchase, Wien Museum, Vienna, Austria
2018 Sponsorship of the Arts and Culture Division of the Federal Chancellery of Austria (BKA)
2018 Sponsorship of the Arts and Culture Division of the Province of Styria, Austria
2017 Project purchase, MUSA Museum Start Gallery Artothek, Vienna, Austria
2017 Sponsorship of the Arts and Culture Division of the Federal Chancellery of Austria (BKA)
2016 Work scholarship of the Arts and Culture Division of the Province of Styria, Austria
2016 Project purchase of the Arts and Culture Division of the Federal Chancellery of Austria (BKA)
2012 Erasmus Scholarship, University of the Arts London, Wimbledon College of Art
2010 Fred Adelmüller Scholarship of the University of Applied Arts, Austria
2010 “The Future of Work”, Sponsorship of Arbeiterkammer (official representation of employees), Austria



residencies and fellowships

2018– Boston, MA, USA. Postdoctoral fellowship, DFCI Harvard Medical School; AgX Film Collective
2015 Helsinki, Finland. Artist in Residence, Tapiola Guest Studio
2014 Lake Constance, Germany. Artist in Residence, Bodensee Art Fund
2012 London, UK. Erasmus Program, University of the Arts London, Wimbledon College of Arts
1986–87 Mashhad, Iran. German International School



Publications

2020 nicole prutsch. beyond the measuring principle. DISTANZ Verlag Berlin
2019 The Harvard Advocate, Summer 2019 issue (printed version)
2016 Promotion Prize of the Province of Styria for Contemporary Fine Arts Catalogue, Museum Joanneum
2014 The Art of Reverse Engineering. Open, Dissect, Rebuild. Edited by Günther Friesinger and Jana Herwig. Transcript-Verlag