lives and works in Vienna and Aegina

studies in graphic at Grafische Lehr und Versuchsanstalt, Vienna 1966 – 1969

studies in painting at Ecole Nationale Superiore des Beaux Arts, Paris, Mag. Art 1970 – 1974

member of the artists group Der Blaue Kompressor Floating & Stomping Company since 1983

scientific illustrations for Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart 1985 – 1995

artistic collaboration with Gustav Deutsch since 1985

numerous photographic works since 1990

programming, research and artistic supervision in film since 1998

member of After Image Productions since 2001

artistic director of Light I Image I The Aegina Academie since 2003 (1)

artistic activities and exhibitions in Austria and abroad.

 

Basic area of the artistic work :

Photography, installations, conception and organisation of interdisciplinary art projects.

Artistic research and curatorship in visual media and film, artistic works in sociocultural context.

Since 1985 projects with Gustav Deutsch, since 1997 projects under the label of D&S

 

ART PROJECTS, EXHIBITIONS(Selection):

 

VIENNA WINDOWS – AUSLAGE IN ARBEIT, Stage Sets of the City / a work in progress

Martin Frey & Hanna Schimek, Exhibition Wienbibliothek im Rathaus, Vienna/A 2014


VISIONS OF REALITY  – ASSOCIATIVE IMAGE ATLAS

Gustav Deutsch & Hanna Schimek, EYE Film Institute Netherland, Amsterdam, 27.Mai – 10.Juni 2014

 

VISIONS OF REALITY -  The Exhibition, Stadtkino & Künstlerhaus, Vienna/A, (1) 2013 - 2014

 

SHIRLEY-VISIONS OF REALITY / the catalog,  Publischer: Verlag für Moderne Kunst, (1)  2013

 

SHIRLEY - VISIONS OF REALITY Feature film by Gustav Deutsch, Production: KGB, Illusionary painting and colour concept by Hanna Schimek, World Premiere: Berlinale , Berlin/DE  2013

 

DER UNÜBLICHE BLICK, Participation in the Art Symposium, Bernstein/A  2013

 

LIGHT IMAGE IMAGINATION, Publication, Martha Blassnig (editor), Gustav Deutsch, Hanna Schimek (associate editors), Amsterdam University Press  2013

 

WIEN AM SCREEN / LIKE SEEN ON THE SCREEN, participation in the project and the exhibition, Wienmuseum, Vienna, (1)  2012

 

DIE ILLUSTRIERTE AUSSTELLUNG, curated and realized by Catrin Bolt und Edith. Participation in the exhibition with the project: AUS JEDEM DORF EIN HUND, Künstlerhaus Klagenfurt/A, (1)  2012

 

ABSOLUT WIEN, Acquisitions and Donations 2000; Acquisition and participation in exhibition with the project: KARAMUSTAFA IMPORT EXPORT, Wienmuseum, Vienna/A, (1,5)  2011 - 2012

 

PHANTOME.METAMORPHOSEN.ANIMISMUS IM FILM, Generali Foundation und Filmcasino,  Filmmuseum. Participation with the film: OLYMPIA PALACE TV,  Filmcasino, Vienna  2011

 

VIENNA WINDOWS, a photo work in progress by Martin Frey & Hanna Schimek, since 2011 -

 

GRÜNZEUG Pocket- Film Production / Film Programme / Installation with plants,

Kino wie noch nie, Filmarchiv Austria, Wien/A (7) 2011

 

FILM/STADT/WIEN - A Transdisciplinary exploration of Vienna as a Cinematic City,

in cooperation with: Ludwig Boltzmann Institut, Filmuseum, Wien/A, (1)  2009 - 2011

 

OHRENZEUGEN – ein Buch, das HUNDmuseum und ein Archiv..., Exhibition

in cooperation with orthochrome, archiv for analogue photography, Hauptbücherei, Wien/A 2010

 

URBAN GARDENING & POCKET FILMS..., Interactive installation, filmscreenings and talks, Wienstation, Chelsea, Wien/A (7) 2010

 

OHRENZEUGEN, Publication, The dog as a companion to human beings and keen observer

of the “comedie humaine” in the history of civilisation and art, Edition Fotohof, Salzburg/A 2009

 

HUNDE / WELT / BILD,  Filmscreenings and Symposium, Filmuseum, Vienna/A (6) 2009

 

CAFE MELANGE, A multimedia installation and public forum in the frame of the european

year of interculturale dialoge; concept, realisation and artistic director, Vienna/A (1) 2007 - 08

 

THE O´s BUTTONS in pairs, in Collaboration with Christina de Pian, since 2007

 

THE MOZARTS, Film for “Wiener Mozartjahr 2006”, Die Mozartminute, Vienna (1) 2006

 

EIN TAG HONIG EIN TAG ZWIEBEL, Art-book, Edition VHS, Vienna/A (3) 2005

 

EIN TAG HONIG EIN TAG ZWIEBEL, Multimedia- projects and workshops in collaboration with

Wiener Kunstschule and Radio Afrika, Vienna/A (3) 2005

 

LIGHT  I  IMAGE I  lLLUSION – The Aegina Academy A forum for Art and Science, concept, realisation

and artistic director of a public forum for Art and Science, in cooperation with After Image

Productions (1) Aegina /GR 2005

 

LIGHT  I  IMAGE I  lLLUSION – Atlas 26 Panoramas, Kunsthalle Wien Projectspace,

Vienna/A (1) 2005

 

LIGHT  I  IMAGE I  REALITY  – Atlas Installation; Lentos Museum, Linz/A (1) 2004

 

WINER LINIEN, Installation, Karamustafa Import Export; Wien Museum, Vienna/A (1) 2004

 

LIGHT  I  IMAGE I  REALITY – The Aegina Academy A forum for Art and Science, concept,

realisation and artistic director of a public forum for Art and Science, in cooperation

with After Image Productions, Aegina /GR (1) 2003

 

HEIMAT SPRACHE – proverbButtons Interactive project within the framework of

Soho in Ottakring, Vienna/A (3) 2002

 

DANACH, Installation; Schauspielhaus, Vienna/A (1) 2002

 

FILM IST . RECHERCHE, Publication, Sonderzahl, Vienna/A (1) 2002

 

ODYSSSEY TODAY The CD-ROM, interactive multi-media-product (1) 2000

 

ODYSSSEY TODAY Information Container, A public installation within the framework of

the Festival of Belluard/Bollwerk, Fribourg/CH (1) 1999

 

FOOD DESIGN,  Artistic concept for the restaurant and bar guess club 02, Vienna/D (1) 1999

 

AUFSICHT, A foto project  for and with attendants in Museums of Modern and

Cointemporary Art, Publication: Salon Verlag, Cologne/D 1999

 

DIANA´S PATRIOTIC FRONT, Magazine “Materialien zur Gesamtkultur” 1999

 

ALPENGLÜHEN/10000 Watt Light-installation, Bielerhoehe, Vlbg./A (1) 1998

 

SIGNAL, Art on site,  "Remise"- Coach house Ottakring, Vienna/A (1) 1998

 

KARAMUSTAFA IMPORT EXPORT, Austrian-Turkish Art-exchange-project, in cooperation

with Gülsün Karamustafa, exhibitions in Vienna, echoraum and Ethnography Museum Vienna/A,

and Kabataş Kültür Merkezi, Istanbul/T (1) 1997

 

DIANA´S DIGEST, Internet project, website and texts, Presentation Hilus Vienna/A 1997 (2) 1997

 

DIE KUNST DER REISE / The Athens Conference,  Series of events in collaboration with:

Goethe Institute Athens, Fournos Theatre, Athens /GR (1) 1995

 

SON & LUMIERE frankfurt, Video/installation, Deutscher Werkbund Ffm. /D(1) 1994

 

SON & LUMIERE frankfurt, A sight-, audio-, and light-event with 10 taxis, Ffm./D (1) 1993

 

DIE KUNST DER REISE / Archiv – London, Installation and exhibition series in cooperation

with: Battersea Arts Centre, Watermans Art Centre, Chisenhale Gallery, London Filmmakers

Co-op, London/GB (1) 1991

 

INTERNATIONAL LITTER SPECIMEN, Artistic research on litter of the Oasis Figuig, London/GB 1991

 

DIE KUNST DER REISE / Archiv – frankfurt, Installation and exhibition series, Ffm/D (1) 1988

 

THE WATER-, THE PLANTS-, THE BORDERS OF THE DESERT, Artistic research works and

exhibitions in the Saharian oasis of Figuig / MA. (1) 1988

 

CHEBIKA 1/100sec., Installation, Luftbad, Vienna/D 1987

 

DIE KUNST DER REISE / Archiv – Wien Installations, exhibition series, talks, filmshows, Luftbad,

Vienna/A (1/5) 1986 – 1987

 

SON & LUMIERE – Wien A landscape, audio-, and light-event, Vienna/A (1) 1985

 

THE WATER-, THE PLANTS-, THE BORDERS OF THE DESERT, ,research work and exhibitions

in the Saharien oasis Figuig / MA (1) 1985 – 94

 

JARDIN DE WILTZ, Concept and realisation of a public garden, in cooperation with people with

special needs, Wiltz / L (5) 1983 – 87

 

 

RESEACH AND ARTISTIC SUPERVISION IN FILM :

Film ist. a girl and a gun 2007 (1)

Tatort Migration (1-10) 2005 (1)

Welt Spiegel Kino – Episode 1-3 2005 (1)

Film ist. (7-12) 2002 (1)

 

FILM PROGRAMMING:

Grünzeug, Filmarchiv Austria, Vienna/A (7)2011

Stadtpflanzen und Taschenfilme, Wienstation, Vienna/A 2010

Hunde/Welt/Bild Filmuseum, Vienna/A (6) 2009

 

LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS (Selection):

IKKM (Internationalen Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie) and the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (1)  2013

UQAM, Montreal/CA (1) 2013

Volkskundemuseum, workshop on amateur films, Film Stadt Wien, Vienna/A 2011

Austrian Cultural Forum New York, Film Stadt Wien, N.Y./USA(1) 2010

UQAM, Montreal/CA (1) 2010

Orphans Film Symposium, NY/USA (1) 2009

Österreichisches Filmmuseum, Hunde/Welt/Bild Symposium, Vienna/A (6) 2009

Österreichisches Filmmuseum, Moving Landscapes, Vienna/A (1) 2004

Lentos Museum, Linz/A (1) 2004

Wiener Kunstschule, Vienna/A (3) 2004

Wiener Kunstschule, Vienna/A (3) 2003

Light I Image Reality – The Aegina Academy a forum for Art and Science,

Aegina/GR (1) 2003

Medienwerkstatt, Vienna/A (1) 2002

Kino unter Sternen, Vienna/A 2002

Architektur in progress, Vienna/A (1/4)2000

Institut für Wissenschaft und Kunst, Vienna/A 1999

Society for the Study of Human Sciences, Athens/GR (1) 1998

 

AWARDS:

Austrian Award, Austrian Film Academy :SHIRLEY - VISIONS OF REALITY,

Best Production Design, (1) 2014

culture connected, Bmukk, (1) 2012

Ein Tag Honig ein Tag Zwiebel Price “Die schönsten Bücher Österreichs “,

Federal Chancelor Office / Section of Culture, for the book Vienna/A (3) 2006

Odyssey Today the CD- ROM Main Price, VIPER International Festival for film,

video, new media (1) Basel/CH 2000

Die Kunst der Reise Honorable Price of the Austrian Ministery of Culture (1) 1992

 

In Collaboration with:

(1) Gustav Deutsch

(2) Eva Wohlgemuth

(3) Dagmar Frühwald

(4) Franz Berzl

(5) Der Blaue Kompressor

(6) Wilbirg Brainin Donnenberg

(7) Christa Auderlitzky