Johanna Magdalena Guggenberger

Born in 1985 in Vienna, Austria.

 

First UK solo exhibition this is (not) the time to (get up and) walk away, Belmacz, London (2017). Guggenberger studied social & cultural anthropology, Arabic and Islamic studies in Vienna and Pakistan, Fine Art at Academy of Fine Arts Vienna with Pawel Althamer and Julian Goethe. She travelled, lived, worked and researched in Austria, Romania, Ukraine, Armenia, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Pakistan, India, Yemen and Bangladesh. Guggenberger has showed / performed in London, Austria, Odessa and Beirut, and speaks German, English, Urdu, French, Romanian and Arabic. Her work explores migration between high and low culture, western and eastern perception of art and social contextualization.

 

Johanna currently lives and works in Vienna.

Artworks

  • while the radio kept blaring incessantly

    Johanna Magdalena Guggenberger

    while the radio kept blaring incessantly, 2015

    porcelain, foam
    dimensions variable

  • Sonatenhaupt (sonata main proposition)

    Johanna Magdalena Guggenberger

    Sonatenhaupt (sonata main proposition), 2017

    paper, metal, thread
    194 × 107 × 74cm

  • It was very hot, but the spirit was then walking amplified [2]

    Johanna Magdalena Guggenberger

    It was very hot, but the spirit was then walking amplified [2], 2017

    concrete, ceramics, metal
    12 × 18 × 11cm

  • It was very hot, but the spirit was then walking amplified

    Johanna Magdalena Guggenberger

    It was very hot, but the spirit was then walking amplified, 2017

    concrete, ceramics, metal
    12 × 18 × 11cm

  • Basis 5 (eselpositiv)

    Johanna Magdalena Guggenberger

    Basis 5 (eselpositiv), 2017

    concrete, metal
    113 × 65 × 55cm

  • O.T. (hat) [2]

    Johanna Magdalena Guggenberger

    O.T. (hat) [2], 2017

    porcelain, wood
    26 × 19 × 18cm

  • O.T. (hat) [3]

    Johanna Magdalena Guggenberger

    O.T. (hat) [3], 2017

    porcelain, wood
    26 × 19 × 18cm

  • O.T. (hat)

    Johanna Magdalena Guggenberger

    O.T. (hat), 2017

    porcelain
    16 × 20.5 × 23cm

  • He didn't tell anything to his dogs (but it was also not snowing)

    Johanna Magdalena Guggenberger

    He didn't tell anything to his dogs (but it was also not snowing), 2017

    plastic bags, linen
    119 × 84 × 15cm

  • O.T. (The Qalandar's)

    Johanna Magdalena Guggenberger

    O.T. (The Qalandar's), 2017

    kalangi, metal
    86 × 30.5 × 18cm

  • Long gone / neither here nor there

    Johanna Magdalena Guggenberger

    Long gone / neither here nor there, 2017

    epdm rubber, fabric, wood
    98 × 84 × 44cm

  • Porzellanfuß

    Johanna Magdalena Guggenberger

    Porzellanfuß, 2015

    porcelain
    50 × 23 × 10cm

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