Brigitte Konyen

Born in Gmunden, Upper Austria, lives and works as a freelance artist and curator in Vienna focusing on photography, object art, gallery management (06–08). Promotion Grant of the Anne Goldberg – Trust Vienna. Member of Fotogalerie Wien Collective since 2011. Member of FLUSS (NÖ Initiative for Artistic Photography), eop, IG Bildende Kunst. Represented in public and private collections.

 

Exhibitions (Selection):

2017

Wunderwelten II; group exhibition, curated by Petra Noll-Hammerstiel; with Dominik Buda, Brigitte Konyen, KunstSportGruppe hochobir (Heiko Bressnik, Uwe Bressnik, Richard Klammer, Patrick Pilsl), Fotoforum Braunau.

 

Andere Geschichte(n); group exhibition curated by Günther Oberhollenzer; with Anke Armandi, Ruth Brauner, Babsi Daum, Michael Endlicher und Cynthia Schwertsik (CEMS), Michael Fischer, Harald Gfader, Michael Goldgruber, Maria Grün, Maria Hanl, Romana Hagmann (Hagyo) & Silke Maier-Gamauf, Lena Knilli, Brigitte Konyen, Michael Kos, Mira Loew & Franziska Zaida Schrammel (Salon Flux), Johann Schoiswohl, Elisabeth Wedenig, Linda Zahra; Künstlerhaus, Vienna.

 

Kunst auf Rezept, group exhibition, Via Garibaldi Fondamenta San Gioachin, Venice.

  Versatile Photography II, with Claudia Larcher, Klaus Pamminger, Timothée Schelstraete, Beatriz Toledo; Fotogalerie Wien.
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2016 Versatile Photography, with Claudia Larcher, Klaus Pamminger, Timothée Schelstraete, Beatriz Toledo; Galerie Jeune Création, Paris.
 

Buchstaben, Worte, Texte in fotografischen Bildern, with Martin Breindl, Linda Christanell, Anna Fabricius, Robert F. Hammerstiel, Brigitte Konyen, Brigitte Kordina, Lampalzer/Oppermann, Paul Albert Leitner, Karin Mack, Cornelia Mittendorfer, Almut Rink, Jana Wisniewski, Robert Zahornicky; FOTOFORUM, Innsbruck.

2014

Salon 69, basement, Vienna

 

Biography I – ME, with Christoph Burtscher, HH Capor, Ana Casas Broda, Krisztina Fazekas-Kielbassa, Brigitte Konyen, Anja Manfredi, Rudolf Strobl, Phillip Warnell, FOTOGALERIE WIEN, Vienna.

 

Twentyfive, FLUSS Anniversary Exhibition, Schloss Wolkersdorf (Catalogue)

2013

On the Road – Arbeiten von FLUSS Mitgliedern (www.fotofluss.at), Stadtmuseum St. Pölten.

 

HUMANS, Gallery Prisma, Bozen and Künstlerhaus Klagenfurt. With Tanja Boukal, Aron Demetz, Jón Thor Gíslason, Urban Grünfelder, Richard Kaplenig, Ina Loitzl, Marck, Birgit Pleschberger, Peter Raneburger, Thomas Riess, Shirin Winiger. (pdf Catalog)

2012

Memory weaves – unweaves time, ÖBV - Atrium, Vienna (solo)

 

Me, Myself & Them; Künstlerhaus, Vienna; with Renate Bertlmann, Ilse Chlan, Linda Christanell, Sissi Farassat, G.R.A.M. and Josef Schützenhöfer, Matthias Herrmann, Leo Kandl, Brigitte Konyen, Susi Krautgartner, Paul Albert Leitner, Edgar Lissel, Claudia-Maria Luenig, Karin Mack, Sabine Maier (MACHFELD), Sissa Micheli, Michael Michlmayr, Andreas Müller, Klaus Pamminger, Margot Pilz, Willy Puchner, Thomas Riess, Josef Wais, Elisabeth Wörndl.

Catalog Fotohof edition 2012. Eyes-On Catalog Fotohof edition, 2012 Vol.178 (http://www.fotohof.at/content.php?id=72&buchid=837).

 

The Austrian Season – Reflections on the Media; fsmgallery, Florence; with Renate Bertlmann, Eva Brunner-Szabo, Karin Mack, Michael Mastrototaro (alias Marchfeld), Michael Michlmayr, Robert Zahornicky.

 

4th Novosibirsk International Festival of Contemporary Photography, Novosibirsk State Museum. Austrian section with Ilse Chlan, Michael Michlmayr, Klaus Pamminger.

2011

The FACE: Evolution of Portrait in Photography. Travelling exhibition: Novosibirsk State Museum (Opening), ROSPHOTO Museum Exhibition Centre, St. Petersburg (Finissage).

 

Jubiläumsausstellung – 30 JAHRE FOTOGALERIE WIEN, Vienna.

 

BIG PROJECT behind curtains, Sala Terrena, Heiligenkreuzerhof, Vienna. With i.a. Isabel Czerwenka-Wenkstetten, Nadeshda Dimitrova, Ewa Kaja, Gertrude Moser-Wagner, Anne Suttner, Judith Zillich.

2010

The Great Escape, Month of Photography 2010 Künstlerhaus, Vienna. Catalog (pdf Cover). Catalog Eyes On 2010, Fotohof edition Vol. 146

2009

WIENER GERÜCHT - Das Private und das Öffentliche. MUSA, Vienna.

 

Etwas Kleines, basement, Vienna. With i.a. Christian Eder, Mischa Guttmann, Ursula Janig, Stephen Mathewson, Ani Mezaduryan, Elena Panayotova, Katharina Schmidl, Heidrun Widmoser, Barbara Wolters.

2008

Fotoflechtbilder, Fotoobjekte, kunstraum arcade, Mödling (solo)

 

Traces – Erinnerung in Fotografien, Künstlerhaus, Vienna. Catalog Fotohof edition 2008, Vol. 113. Month of Photography Catalog, Fotohof edition Vol. 111.

 

Wirklich wahr, Month of Photography Eyes On 2008, Galerie Geyling, Vienna. With Eva Brunner-Szabo, Ilse Chlan, Willy Puchner, Angela Schwank, Johannes Stoll.

 

Entscheidungen treffen (ViennArt), MUSA, Vienna.

 

Sport im Bild; hotel kunsthof, Vienna; with i.a. Uwe Bressnik, Deborah Sengl.

2007

constructing memories, Galerie Geyling, Vienna (solo)

2006

winter moods; Galerie Geyling, Vienna; with Ilse Chlan, Paul-Justus Lück, Thomas Riess, Angela Schwank, Akelei Sell, Martina Tscherni, Peter Wechsler.

 

ex sampling – Collage/Montage in der Fotografie, Künstlerhaus, Vienna. Catalog Month of Photoraphy 2006, Fotohof edition Vol. 71; with i.a. Helmut Grill, Claudia-Maria Luenig, Christian Rupp, Akelei Sell, Martina Tscherni, Elisabeth Wörndl.

2005

picture this, neuer standort, St. Balbach, Vienna (solo)

 

 

 

 

Bibliography

2017

Andere Geschichte(n)/Other hi/story(ies), Ed.: Künstlerhaus Wien 2017

 

Wunderwelten II, Fotoforum Braunau, volume No. 26, 2017

2014

Biografie, Hrsg. FOTOGALERIE WIEN, Photobook No. 53/2014

 

Fünfundzwanzig, Ed. FLUSS (Niederösterreichische Initiative für Foto- und Medienkunst) 2014

2013

HUMANS, Ed. Kunstverein Kärnten 2013

2012

Me, Myself & Them, Fotohof edition 2012, volume 178

2010

The Great Escape, Ed.: Künstlerhaus Wien 2010

2008

Traces – Erinnerung in Fotografien, Fotohof edition 2008, volume 113

2006

ex sampling – Collage/Montage in der Fotografie. Catalogue Month of Photography 2006, Fotohof edition, volume 71