Jakob Lena Knebl
Jakob Lena Knebl’s (b.1970, Baden, Austria) practice intersects the language of fashion with art historical argumentation; recent works have intervened with the compositions of other artists, historic and present, as well as playing with objects of contemporary European culture and otherwise.
Jakob Lena Knebl graduated from University of Applied Arts in Fashion Studies and the Akademie of Fine Art in Textual Sculpting, 2006.
Recent solo exhibitions include: I am he as you are he as you are me. And we are all together, Belmacz, London (2019); Public installation at Rathaus, Vienna (2019); Come together, right now. Over me, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris (2019); steirischer herbst, performance with Markus Pires Mata ,The Style Council, Austria (2019); 15th Biennale de Lyon – Là où les eaux se mêlent, duo exhibition with Ashley Hans Scheirl, curated by the Palais de Tokyo (Paris), Lyon, 2019; Oh… Jakob Lena Knebl und die mumok Sammlung, mumok, Vienna (2017), Pavillion der Tiroler Künstlerschaft, Innsbruck (2014); An Eye on a Disposition of a Cloud, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg (2013); KÖR, Memorial for gay, lesbian, transgender victims of nationalists, Morzinplatz, Vienna (2012).
Recent group exhibitions include: a Single Body, curated by Pierre Bal-Blanc, Haus Wittgenstein, Vienna (2019); Fashion Moments. Women Photographers in Focus, Landesgalerie Linz, Austria (2019); Mapping the Body, Taxis Palais, Innsbruck (2016); Gender jako dekomerowy performance, Galeria PF, Poznan, (2015); Look at me, Center of Contemporary Art, Torun (2014); Art from Vienna, CI Art Contemporary, Istanbul (2013); Erfinde dich selbst, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg (2013); Reflecting Fashion, mumok, Vienna (2012); Set Staged Envisioned, 308, 156 Project Artspace, New York (2012); home/work/dress, Centre d’àrt passerelle, Brest (2012); Beauty Contest, ACF, New York (2011); Transgression, Beers. Lambert Contemporary, London (2011); Wiener Glut, KIT, Düsseldorf (2011); in co-operation with Heimo Zobernig and Markus Hausleitner, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin (2010).
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