Lisa Holzer, b. 1971 in Vienna, lives and works in Vienna and Berlin.
contact: hello@lisaholzer.net
www.emanuellayr.com


Solo Shows

2017

The Party Sequel (Paris), Fiac Paris, Grand Palais (w. Lena Henke), presented by Galerie Emanuel Layr, Paris (upcoming)

I come in you - The Party Sequel (Berlin), Galerie Gillmeier Rech, Berlin

2016

Be a funny mom, Hester, New York

Men what a humble word, Lira Gallery, Rome

2015

The Man Who Is Unhappy and Opium In Cents Aesthetic (w. Chiara Minchio), The Composing Rooms, Berlin

Keep All Your Friends, Rowing, London

2014

I did love you once. I did did, Frieze Art Fair, Focus Section (w. Philipp Timischl), presented by Galerie Emanuel Layr, London

I did love you once, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna

2013

Art Basel Miami Beach, Nova Section (w. Plamen Dejanoff), presented by Galerie Emanuel Layr, Miami

Liste 18, Art Fair Basel presented by Galerie Emanuel Layr, Basel

2012 db Geld/Gelb bzw. Grün GGG Geh Geh Geh (b. Chiara Minchio), After Yes1, dingum 6, Tiergarten Eins, Berlin

2011

Ich bin in der Mitte deines Bildes, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna

LISA HOLZER/DAVID JOURDAN/ WESTPHALIE: "Bread-and-Butter, Ditsies and Dumb-Dumb." (w. David Jourdan), Centre National de l'Edition et de l'Art Imprimé, Paris

2009 ....BBBB, Amer Abbas, Vienna

2007 Die Hose paßt wirklich ausgezeichnet, Habres + Partner, Vienna

2006 Die Hose paßt ausgezeichnet, Kabinett, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg

2004 Don’t fall in love with me yet. I might be giant., auto, der neue Kunstraum, Vienna

2002 Einige freie Flächen, Gallery 5020, Salzburg


Group Shows

2017

in awe (curated by Melanie Ohnemus), Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna

Ich weiss nicht, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna

La vie mode d'emploi, Centre d'Art Contemporain Chanot, Clamart

Picture Perfect, Studio Carnelutti, Milan

L'Image (curated by Vincent Romagny), Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich

Retour sur Mulholland Drive, La Panacee, Montpellier

2016

If only, it's just beginning, JOBS, Chicago

Collection Joseph Kouli, Parcours Prive FIAC, Paris

Lonesome Wife (organised by Attilia Fattori Franchini), Seventeen, London

Fieber, curated by_Vienna, curated by Kari Rittenbach, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna

2015

By the Bearer in Whose Name it is Issued (curated by Quintessa Matranga), Centre for Style, Melbourne

Et nous voici plus bas et plus haut que jamais (curated by Vincent Romagny), Chiso Bldg, Kyoto

Flirting with Strangers, 21er Haus, Vienna

A slowly built burner, Good Press, Glasgow

"Oh I love this one." & Facing Figure Wallet, Nina Beier and Lisa Holzer, Wunderkammer, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels

M'm! M'm! Good!, Rowing, London

Diding, Ein Innen, das ein Außen bleibt? (cat.), Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst und Medien, Graz

2015 Triennial, Surround Audience (cat.), New Museum, New York

2014

@The Shrink (curated by Simon Dybbroe Moller), Shanaynay, Paris

Heathers (curated by Alex Ross), Rowing, London

The Elephant Test, Lothringer_13_Halle, Munich

"A Matter of Taste", The Ister at -1 invites Dingum, Paris

Power of Chi, Spreez, Munich

In (The Mix) and on the go (Univers) for those in the know (Wanda), Scriptings / Achim Lengerer, Berlin

It's my hair and i can do what I want with it!, Galerie Kamm, Berlin

D.R.E.S.S.I.N.G., Space, London

2013

NAIL US, mlartspace, 1459 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, New York

It Also Says Imperceptibly (curated by gerlach en koop), Dolores, Amsterdam

Noisy Spaghetti, Fauna, Copenhagen

Marius Engh, Benjamin Hirte, Lisa Holzer, Galerie Emanuel Layr @ Knust x Kunz + Munich, Munich

d @ 'ZweiDrei', Gitschiner Straße 20, Berlin

Fisslthaler, Holzer, Jourdan, Koger, Lux, Neumann, Westphalie (curated by Gabriele Mackert), Kunstpavillon Innsbruck, Innsbruck

The Collection #3, 21er Haus, Vienna

Pétrone/Pétrole (curated by Vincent Romagny), Air de Paris, Paris

Trisha Baga & No Brow (curated by Katharina Zimmer), Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna

The Souls, a Twice-Told Tale (Second segment of the Doppelgänger cycle curated by Vincent Romagny), CEAAC, Strasbourg

2012

On Screen, Fotohof Galerie, Salzburg

BOBOEGGOHOJOKRLEPIPOSTWI, Blattgasse 6, Vienna

NADA Cologne presented by Galerie Emanuel Layr, Cologne

Artissima presented by Galerie Emanuel Layr, Turin

2011

Yes Or Yes, Yes Or Yes 4, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

Yes Or Yes, Yes Or Yes 3, Büro BQ, Berlin

Augusts Llen, Hotel Intercontinental, Vienna

2010

Yes Or Yes, Yes Or Yes 2, Nice and Fit, Berlin

Laocoon II, COCO, Vienna

Yes Or Yes, Yes Or Yes 1, Supportico Lopez, Berlin

Abstrakt, The Forgotten Bar, Galerie Im Regierungsviertel, Berlin

Laocoon, COCO, Vienna

"...Sorry - I didn't have time to google you", Julius Caesar, Chicago

______ ho is no substitute for anything, Pro Choice, Vienna

2009

Les pieds dans le vide, The Forgotten Bar, Galerie Im Regierungsviertel, Berlin

Economy of Plenty, Paper Bar, Künstlerhaus Passagegalerie, Vienna

Sex, Sex, Sex. Nein, Nein, Nein. Der so und sovielte Salon des Arts, Vienna

______ ho is no substitute for anything, Galerie Amer Abbas, Vienna

______ ho is no substitute for anything, Boltensternraum, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna

2008

______ ho is no substitute for anything, Vereinigung bildender Künstlerinnen Österreichs, Vienna

Matrix, Museum auf Abruf, Vienna

2007

Beziehungsweise, works on paper, Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna

Tension;Sex;Despair – Aber Hallo/Na Und, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna

2006

Frisch zum Kampfe! Frisch zum Streite!, Hidden History/ies remapping Mozart, Wiener Mozartjahr, Vienna

2005

Blick A, Blick B, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg

Koschatzky Art Price, MUMOK Hofstallungen, Vienna

gosh! where are you now?, auto, der neue Kunstraum, Vienna

2004

Positionen, Month of Photography, Werkraum, Vienna

constructa, Galerie 5020, Salzburg

Vorfreude, billboard project, Kunstbüro, Vienna

Born to be a star, with “a room of one’s own”, Künstlerhaus, Vienna

Der Widerstand der Fotografie, Camera Austria, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz

bb3 (cat.), with “a room of one’s own”, Berlin Biennal, Berlin

2003

Mothers of invention-where is performance coming from?, with “a room of one’s own”, MUMOK Factory, Vienna

Abstraction Now (cat.), Künstlerhaus, Vienna

Danke für die Illusionen, Grat/Beckmanngasse 52, Vienna

2002

site-seeing, die disneyfizierung der städte? (cat.), Künstlerhaus, Vienna

Das Experiment 2b (cat.), with “a room of one’s own”, Secession, Vienna

Private Space, Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna

And Other Bargain Goods (cat.), Musée des Beaux-Arts, Calais


Performances/Gestures

2017

My mascara is smeared or theirs. Runs, literally., Galerie Gillmeier Rech, Berlin

2016

Esst mich./Eat me. Answer to the invitation to perform at the summer party of 21er Haus, Vienna, June 21st 2016 (I hope you saw me dance.) The text was available since June 21st 2016 on the website of the 21er Haus. Eat me. was published in NOVEL Upstairs, edited by Alun Rowlands and Matt Williams, 2016

Inducement (Shrimp Chips), Be a funny mom, Hester, New York

2015

To Make Omelettes, You cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs1, Japanese, Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst und Medien, Graz

To Make Omelettes, You cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs1, Japanese, Rowing, London

2014

I did love you once. 3/1, Epilog, Video dt., Proben1, Performative Screenings #31, School, Vienna

My hand cooking and photographing single spaghetti against transparent milky surfaces my hand against my hand against, I did love you once, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna

It's my hair and I can do what I want with it! (Cotton candy), It's my hair and I can do what I want with it!, Galerie Kamm, Berlin

2012

Yellow; To Make Omelettes, You cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs1, Japanese; To Make Omelettes, You cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs2, French; Colour passes,

permeates the glass, comes out of the picture, db Geld/Gelb bzw. Grün GGG Geh Geh Geh, After Yes1, dingum 6, Berlin

2011

Read N' Utter, "B-tongue" Performance together with David Jourdan, Centre National de l'Edition et de l'Art Imprimé, Paris

Lisa Holzer and Black Popcorn Talk, Yes Or Yes, Yes Or Yes 3, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

Lisa Holzer, Yes Or Yes, Yes Or Yes 3, Büro BQ, Berlin

2010

Lisa Holzer, Yes Or Yes, Yes Or Yes 2, Nice and Fit, Berlin

Lisa Holzer, Yes Or Yes, Yes Or Yes 1, Supportico Lopez, Berlin

To Make Oneself Similar in this Sense, "B-Tongue" Performance together with David Jourdan, Bergfriedstrasse 19, Berlin

2009

Economy of Plenty, "B-tongue" Performance together with David Jourdan, Paper Bar, Passagegalerie, Künstlerhaus, Vienna

Lobbing Rolls at a Holzer, live (After Rodney Graham), Sex, Sex, Sex. Nein, Nein, Nein. Der so und sovielte Salon des Arts, Vienna

2007

Die Hose paßt wirklich ausgezeichnet, Gallery Habres + Partner, Vienna

2006

Die Hose paßt wirklich ausgezeichnet, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg

2005

Performance (I), La Tourelle, Paris

Performance (II), Avenue de New York, Paris


Projects

2017 This is a VIP dream, together with Trevor Lee Larson, Special Program Art Berlin (compiled by Valerie Chartrain a. Nele Heinewetter), Berlin

2016 Talks: AOCT 2016, Actofcomingtogether (organized by Sophie Reinhold), Villa Romana, Florence

2015 Hair directions for Calla Henkel & Max Pitegoff's play Apartment, New Theater, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

2015 The big Other, Sweatshirt for The New Museum Store's Triennial Capsule Collection, New York

2014 'New haircut. New house. New home.' Skype conversation with Deanna Havas and Alex Ross in the context of Heathers, Rowing, London

2014 Hair directions for Calla Henkel & Max Pitegoff's play Apartment, New Theater, Berlin


2011 Augusts Llen, artists' project together with Chiara Minchio.


20010/11 Yes Or Yes, Yes Or Yes, 4 one-night exhibitions in Berlin, an artists’ project together with Chiara Minchio.

This project follows the project ______ ho is no substitute for anything that took place in Vienna, 2008/10. www.lisaholzer.net/Yes


2008/10 ______ ho is no substitute for anything, 4 one-night exhibitions in Vienna, an artists’ project together with Chiara Minchio,

inspired by Louise Lawler and Sherrie Levine’s A Picture Is No Substitute for Anything, 1981-82. www.lisaholzer.net/ho


2007-2013 Westphalie, a publishing house for artists’ books concerned with language:

text-oriented publications, including in every way any play with letters, together with David Jourdan www.westphalie.com


2002-2005 member of the artists group <a room of one’s own>


Grants / Awards

2017 Austrian State Scholarship for visiual arts

2016 SoArt Residency, Millstättersee, Austria

2007

Artist in Residence, London

Ein Platz für den Nachmittag, “Brunnen/Platzgestaltung Geras“, Art in public space, permanent installation, Geras, Lower Austria

2005

Artist in Residence, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

Koschatzky Art Price, Vienna

Price of the Salzburger Kunstverein and Salzburg


Public Collections

21er Haus

Collection of the City of Vienna

Austrian Gallery of Photography, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Rupertinum

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Calais


Publications

I sweat. in PROVENCE MAGAZINE ISSUE C, Criticism Now, Spring/Summer, 2017

Eat me. in NOVEL Upstairs, edited by Alun Rowlands and Matt Williams, 2016

Eight Years, David Jourdan (Ed.), Westphalie, Vienna, 2014

I did love you once, Ruler #3, Helsinki, 2014

Hair directions, I did love you once, blackpages #52, Vienna, 2014

It's my hair and I can do what I want with it! in Zug Magazine, Invisible #6, Innen, Budapest, 2013

Six Years... (POD version) Lisa Holzer and David Jourdan (eds), Westphalie, Vienna, 2012

The Architectural Landscape Volume 3 - Waldviertel Region, SpringerWienNewYork, 2011

previewed - Fotografie aus Wien, EIKON, 2010

Frisches Blut, 25 Minidramen, published by Lucas Cejpek a. Adelheid Dahimene, 2010

Pigiarniq, Issue # 17 of the magazine, 2009

Public Art Lower Austria - Volume 9, SpringerWienNewYork, 2009

Publish and be Damned 2008, Four Corner Books, London, 2008

Matrix, SpringerWienNewYork, 2008

Pilot 3, text by Melanie Ohnemus, London, 2007

Die Hose paßt wirklich ausgezeichnet, artist’s book, Westphalie, Vienna, 2007

Seltener Stil, Westphalie, Vienna, 2007

Verborgene Geschichte/n remapping Mozart, Wiener Mozartjahr 2006, DVD, 2006

Abstraction Now, Edition Camera Austria, Graz, 2005

Neue Galerie Malmoe, Malmoe Nr.23, 2004

site-seeing, die disneyfizierung der städte?, b_books, Berlin, 2003

And Other Bargain Goods, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Calais, 2002

5020, Gallery 5020, Salzburg, 2002

Camera Austria International Nr.74, text by Susanne Neuburger, 2001


Bibliography

Lisa Holzer, Katharine Doyle, Berlin Art Link, Sept. 12, 2017

Zum Heulen: Lisa Holzer bei Gillmeier Rech, Beate Scheder, taz, 07.09.2017

Einblick (689), Lisa Holzer, taz, 07.09.2017

Art Week 2017 - Recommendations, KubaParis, September 2017

The Shows You Don't Want to Miss At Berlin Art Week 2017, sleek-magazine, 07/09/2017

Galerienprojekt "Curated by" in Wien, Ö1 Journale, 08.09.2016

Lisa Holzer, Michael Wilson, Reviews, Artforum, May 2016

"Be a funny mom", In the studio, Lisa Holzer, Collectors Agenda, February 2016

Uomini e capitalismo. Lisa Holzer a Roma, Calogero Pirrera, Arttribune, February 28th 2016

was zerfließende camemberts mit unglücklichen, gebrochenen Männern zu tun haben, Moritz Gaudlitz, i-d. vice, February 2016

Eventually Also Add Text: The Decontextualized Language and Photography of Lisa Holzer, Chelsey VanderVliet, December 28th 2015

The open and the opaque., S. Bee, aqnb, 18/05/2015

The Great Escape, Paige K. Bradley, Artforum, DIARY, February 2015

Lisa Holzer Interview by Quintessa Matranga, Mission Comics, August 2014

Wenn Bilder sanft erröten: Pretty in Pink, NS, Falter, July 2014

Lachen mit Lacan / Laughing with Lacan, Dominikus Müller in frieze d/e No.10, 2013

Im Anfang war der Mord, Wiener Zeitung, online version, 08.02.2011

Unentschiedene Dekonstruktion, Margareta Sandhofer in artmagazine 08.01.2011

Kunstsongs: Das Lied der glücklichen Bäcker, Nicole Scheyerer, Falter 29/11, 2011

Affine Akkumulation, Gesche Heumann in artmagazine 12.14.2009

Neue Beziehungen, Christa Benzer in Der Standard, print version 12.20.2007

Das -meist abwesende- Gegenüber, Alice Schmatzberger in artmagazine 04.30.2007

Passende Hosen, Christa Benzer in Der Standard, print version 04.05.2007

“Koschatzky Kunstpreis”: Veredelte Apfelbäume, Todsünden., Almuth Spiegler in Die Presse online, 02.06.2005

Gegenläufige visuelle Praktiken, Walter Seidl in artmagazine 02.17.2004

Sektion einer Gattung “Abstraction now”: Der Titel der Künstlerhaus-Ausstellung darf ruhig etwas ironisch verstanden werden, Doris Krumpl in Der Standard, print-version, 08.29.2003

Mit und ohne Theorie Neues von der hippsten Kunstlocation Salzburgs, wag in Der Standard, print-version, 03.18.2002