Barbara Kapusta

GIANNI MANHATTAN

 

Video works

The Leaking Bodies, 2020

Dangerous Bodies, 2019

Empathic Creatures, 2018

O’s Vocalization, 2016

Soft Rope, 2015

 

Books

Dangerous Bodies, 2019, published by Gianni Manhattan, Vienna & Motto Books, Lausanne, Berlin

The 8 and the Fist, 2017, published by Gianni Manhattan Vienna

 

Selected talks and readings

The Leaking Bodies, performed at HALLE FÜR KUNST Steiermark, Graz, May 2021

Reading together, An incomplete reading list on alternative ways of being with and wet comradeliness, with Olivia Aherne, brand-new-life, 2021

The Leaking Bodies, Screening and conversation between Barbara Kapusta and Steph Holl Trieu, 2021

Feminism Against Family, screening and talk by Sophie Lewis, cohosted with Rose-Anne Gush, mumok cinema - museum moderner kunst stiftung ludwig wien, Vienna, 2020

Dangerous Bodies, reading at Kunsthalle Wien, 2019

Reading THE 8 AND THE FIST together, with Cathrin Mayer, brand-new-life, 2018

 

Selected exhibitions

2021

Lothringer 13 Halle, Munich, opening October 7

Futura, Prague, opening September 7, 2021

Haus Wien, Vienna, Aug 30 - Sept 5

Drawings, Gianni Manhattan, Vienna

Getting wet, Kunsthalle Wien / Vienna Biennale for Change 2021

Enjoy, museum moderner kunst stiftung ludwig wien, Vienna

Europa Antike Zukunft, Halle für Kunst Steiermark, Graz

Konkrete Poesie, Kunsthaus Muerz

Union, JesuitenFoyer, Vienna

2020

The Leaking Bodies Series, Gianni Manhattan, Vienna

New views on same olds, xE, Vienna

Haus Wien, Vienna

Hypersurface, ACF London

Now. Collected #9/#10!, Kunstforum Vienna

First Person Plural, Kunsthalle Osnabrueck

2019

Dangerous Bodies, Kunstraum London, London

Prologue I : Tongue On Tongue, Nos Salives Dans Ton Oreille, Cité internationale des arts/ KADIST/ Galerie Allen, Paris

Hysterical Mining, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

As Many Holes and Folds as Can Be, Monday Gelato, Karlsruhe, performance series curated by Benedikt Seerieder

Fauxthenticity, ACF Prague, curated by Significant Other, Prague

Mundane, Eugster Gallery, Belgrade, curated by Natalija Paunić, Belgrade

On the New, Belvedere 21, Vienna

2018

The Giant, Gianni Manhattan, Vienna

The Blazing World, cohosted with Cathrin Mayer, mumok cinema - museum moderner kunst stiftung ludwig wien, Vienna

Jane Fonda, Pina, Vienna

We Make the Place by Playing, VIS, Hamburg

Vice Versa: Our Earth is Their Moon, Our Moon is their Earth, M3 festival of art in public space, Prague, curated by Significant Other

SM, Sans Titre, Marseilles

Empathic Creatures, Ashley Berlin, Berlin

Instructions for Happiness, Belvedere 21, Vienna

2017

In Middens, Gianni Manhattan, Vienna

The 8 and the Fist, Pogo Bar, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

how far to open up, curated by Cathrin Mayer and Florentine Muhry, Forum Stadtpark, Graz

Instructions for Happiness, KUP, Athens

2016

The Grasping, Belvedere 21, Vienna

The Language of Things, Belvedere 21, Vienna

Instructions for Happiness, KUP, Athens

The Promise of Total Automation, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

2015

Dinge und Dialoge, Scriptings Berlin

A Poem for 5 Small Cone-shaped Objects, performed at Scriptings Berlin

Oh! / d_or, Mission W, Vienna

Mouth As Is a Haunted House, Beautiful Gallery, Chicago

Language Bent, performed at ICA Studio, London

The o and the Zero, Eikon, Vienna

Literatur/Lesen, Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna

Destination Wien, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

A Poem for 22 Small Objects, performed at Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

Poetry, mumok cinema - museum moderner kunst stiftung ludwig wien, Vienna

2014

Performative Screenings #29: The Material Ghost, School, Vienna

Selbstauslöser, Museum der Moderne Salzburg

Barbara Kapusta & Franz West, Galerija Vartai, Vilnius, Litauen

The Collection 4, Belvedere 21, Vienna

2013

To Become Whole (The Whole Issue), The Banff Center, Banff, CA

Sie Wir Ihnen / They She We Them, Belvedere 21, Vienna

Photos, Points of view in Austrian Photography, Belvedere 21, Vienna

 

Selection of reviews and interviews

Frieze, January 2021, When Water Becomes a Commodity: Barbara Kapusta’s Digital Desert, review of The Leaking Bodies Series by Francesca Gavin

der Standard, 11.01.2021, Katharina Rustler: Fluide Körper gegen die Norm

Falter,10.02.2021, Nicole Scheyerer: Wenn die Leitungen lecken

Die Presse, 08.12.2020, Almuth Spiegler, Barbara Kapusta: Bei ihr beginnt alles gefährlich zu fließen

Die Presse, 24.11.2020, Michael Huber, Körperkontakt im Datenraum

A bedtime interview about monsters, giants and dangerous bodies with Natalija Paunić, NEWS issue 0, 2020

Contemporary Art Society, October 2019, Vassilios Doupas on Dangerous Bodies at Kunstraum London

PW-magazine, 2019, Wir sind alle Technobodies, interview by Paula Thomaka

Kunsthalle Wien, Blog, Vanessa Joan Müller on The Giant, 2019

Flash Art, Nov 2018, Rose-Anne Gush on The Giant at Gianni Manhattan

KubaParis, 2018, You must come closer, and you must try harder!

Vice Versa, Prague 2018, Barbara Kapusta on We make the place by playing

TAZ, 18.1. 2018, Empathische Zeichen, Noemi Molitor on Empathic Creatures at Ashley Berlin

Berlin Art Link, 2018, Jess Harrison on Empathic Creatures at Ashley Berlin

Spike, March 2017, Kimberly Bradely on In Middens at Gianni Manhattan Vienna

Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, 2016, Barbara Kapusta on The Bracket and the O in The Promise of Total Automation

Eikon, 05/2015, Barbara Rüdiger, Von Dingen die uns durchdringen

Frieze, November 2013, Amy Croft on They She We Them at Belvedere 21 Vienna

The Banff Centre Blog, Steph Katowitz on Barbara Kapusta, October 2013