Galerie Hubert Winter

Michael Höpfner

www.michaelhoepfner.net

1972

born in Krems/ Donau, Austria; lives and works in Vienna

1995-99

Painting and Graphics, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

1998-99

Fine Art Photography, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

Exhibitions

2016

Dear Michael, from Edgecombe to Qumalai, Antonio Rovaldi – Michael Höpfner
(curated by Davide Ferri), Galleria Michela Rizzo, Venice

Step One Two
exhibition and workshop with Michael Höpfner, American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

2015

What Was Documentary Is Now Something, Else
Camera Austria, Graz

Disputed Landscape: Enacting Landscape
 Kunsthaus Graz, Graz

Lie down, Get up, Walk On/Niederlegen, Aufrichten, Gehen
 Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna

Hamish Fulton. Michael Höpfner, Canto di Strada
MAN Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Sardinia

2014

2D23D photography as sculpture sculpture as photography
 OstLicht, Vienna

archives, re-assemblances and surveys
(curated by Sandra Krizic Roban and Reinhard Braun), Klovicevi dvorni Gallery, Zagreb 

2013

Mobilität I. Reisen
 Bilder, Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna

"Flex-Sil Reloaded". Eine Hommage an Roman Signer
Kunsthalle St. Gallen, St. Gallen

2012

after five and a half days the trail peters out
 Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna

Nacht
(curated by Verena Kaspar)
 OstLicht, Vienna

Road Directions
(curated by Elisa Lenhart and Francesca Solero), Museo d'Arte Orientale, Turin

Deseando Lo Real, 
MUAC, Mexico City

DLF 1874 – The Biography of Images
(curated by Ruth Horak), Camera Austria, Graz

The Sound and the Fury
Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna

2011

Alpine Desire
(curated by Agnes Husslein), Austrian Culture Forum New York, New York

Sense and Sensibility
(curated by Hemma Schmutz), Kunstverein Salzburg, Salzburg

Like a Stranger in Moscow
 Christinger de Mayo, Zurich

Stay Hungry, Gleisdreieck
(curated by Theo Lightard and Anna Redeker), Berlin

Artist+Artist
 Rhode Contemporary, Copenhagen

2010

Katarina Zdjelar – Michael Höpfner
(curated by Luigi Fassi), ar/ge kunst, Bozen/Bolzano

Shorakapoch, Antonio Rovaldi – Michael Höpfner
(curated by Davide Ferri), Magazzino 1b, Prato 

Nous ne notons pas les fleurs, dit le géographe
(curated by Virginie Bobin and Julia Kläring), Betonsalon, Paris

HaVE A LoOk! HAve a Look!
(curated by Caterina Riva), FormContent, London

Talking to Rocks
Galerie Olaf Stüber, Berlin (solo)

Outpost of Progress
Galleria HIT, Bratislava (solo)

Station
Zeitkunst Galerie, Kitzbühel (solo)

Above And Beyond
Forum Stadtpark, Graz

2009

On Foot
Galerie Hubert Winter, Wien (solo)

The Outpost
abc – Art Berlin Contemporary, Akademie der Künste, Berlin (solo)

Die Form der Isolation
Marc Aschenbrenner, Michael Höpfner, Galerie Olaf Stüber, Berlin 

Distance Creates Desire
Kunstverein Salzburg, Salzburg

Herring Under A Furcoat, Caitlin Berrigan, Martin Kohout, Michael Höpfner
(curated by  Carson Chan), Program, Berlin 

The Hole
(curated by Andrea Domesle), The Grand Chelsea, New York

Open Studios
ISCP, New York

Open Space Uncurated 09 | Creative Migration
Austrian Cultural Forum, New York 

Outpost
Nomad Project, Bern

Richtung Norden
Kunstverein MAERZ, Linz

MAK NITE –the future is analogue
MAK, Vienna

Mifàn
Austrian Artists in China, Anniart Gallery, 798 Gallery District, Beijing

2008

unsettled conditions
Kunstraum Noe, Vienna (solo)

An Area, a Territory, a Zone
Ferdinandeum, Innsbruck (solo)

Dragged Down Into Lowercase
(curated by Clementine Deliss), Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern

Open Plan
Art Athina (curated by Bettina M. Busse), Athens

Artists on Tour
Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

Österreichischer Grafikpreis 2007
Südtiroler Kulturinstitut, Bozen/Bolzano

Ortung
Deutschvilla Strobl, Salzburg

Raumzeitraum
150 Jahre Künstlerhaus, Vienna

2007

Waiting for the Barbarians
Marzena Nowak – Michael Höpfner
(curated by Goschka Gawlik), Galleria Piekary, Poznan 

Die Fotosammlung der Neuen Galerie
Neue Galerie Graz, Graz

New Visions, Art from Private Collections
Viennafair, Vienna

Die Natur des Menschen liegt in der Bewegung
Kunstforum Montafon, Schruns

walk!
Kunstraum Kreuzberg-Bethanien, Berlin

Österreichischer Grafikpreis 2007
Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck

Beziehungsweise, Sammlung Holzer
Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna

2006

Die Astronauten in der Wüste: ratlos, Hamish Fulton – Michael Höpfner
Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna

Maja Vukoje – Michael Höpfner
10th International Cairo Biennale, Cairo 

unbekannte zone
Neue Galerie Graz, Graz (solo) 

recordings of emptiness, visual drugs
Damian Christinger, Zurich (solo)  

Leere Zone
Zeitkunstgalerie Ferdinand Maier, Kitzbühel (solo)

potential dialogue, 
RCM Gallery Nanjing, PRC – Kunstaum Noe, Vienna

genuine happiness
Galerie Kunstbüro, Vienna 

transistor_transformer
(curated by David Komary), dreizehnzwei, Vienna

Lower Austria Art Pric
e, Dok, St. Pölten

2005

about this centre
Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna (solo)

Die Ordnung der Natur
(curated by Martin Sturm und Hans-Peter Wipplinger), MMK Passau - Museum Moderner  Kunst Stiftung Wörlen, Passau – OK Zentrum für Gegenwartskunst, Linz

Lebt und arbeitet in Wien
(curated by Hanna Wróblewska, Trevor Smiths and Yuko Hasegawa), Kunsthalle, Vienna - Zachenta, Warsaw 

Arrêté
(curated by Ruth Horak), Kunstraum Noe, Vienna  

2004

definitively provisional
(curated by Cecilia Canziani and Kristine Siegel), Appendiks, Copenhagen

Sahara
Kunsthalle Wien Project Space, Vienna 

Der doppelte Blick
Kunstverein Bregenz, Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz

animated from a distance
(curated by David Komary), dreizehnzwei, Vienna 

2003

zeichnen-sprechen-schreiben
Galerie Krobath Wimmer, Vienna

junge wiener kunst
Galerie Walter Storms, Munich 

Walking Rhetorics
Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna

aus 9
Galerie Steinek, Vienna

2002

alternative trail
Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna (solo) 

Mo(u)numental
Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum, Innsbruck

current settings
Kunstverein Hallein, Hallein  

2001

Unfinished Valley
Galerie Stadtpark, Krems (solo)

Rolling Stones Adorned with Starlight
Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna

 

Grants/Awards/Residencies

2013

Visiting Artist Fall 2013
Siena Art Institute (founded by Paul Getty III), Siena

2010

nominated for Price of the National Gallery for Young Art 2010, Berlin

2009

ISCP New York
6 months residency by BMUKK Austria

2008

International Summer Academy Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern

Ortung, Summer Residency Salzburg Art Council, Salzburg

2007

Österreichischer Grafikpreis

Unsettled Conditions, travel grant, Art Council Lower Austria and BMUKK Austria

2006

10th International Cairo Biennale, representing Austria

2005

Lower Austria Culture Price

empty zone, travel grant, Art Council Lower Austria and BMUKK Austria

2004

Chengdu, PRC, 6 months residency by BMUKK Austria