ANNA-SOPHIE BERGER (1989, Vienna) studied fashion and transmedia art at the University of Applied Arts, Viena. She has held solo exhibitions at Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn (2020); Cell Project Space, London (2019); mumok, Vienna; Kunsthaus Bregenz (2016); Ludlow 38, New York (2015).
Her work has been presented at Kunsthalle Wien (2019,2017); S.M.A.K, Ghent (2018); Kunstverein München; Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover (2017), Salzburger Kunstverein (2016) and at the 9th Berlin Biennale (2016). Upcoming is an exhibition at MACRO, Rome in the fall of 2021. She was the recipient of Art Viva Prize (2018) and Kapsch Contemporary Art Prize, mumok - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna. Berger lives in New York and Vienna.
Artist Talk with Susanne Mierzwiak on the occasion of Duell at Bonner Kunstverein, 2020Discussing Duell at the Bonner Kunstverein with Jasmin Tsou, 2020A conversation with Philipp Kleinmichel, Cell Project Space London, 2019Any Thing Inc: Lecture held at CAC Vilnius, December 2017A Bargain in Fossils: Lecture held at Mumok Library Vienna, November 2016
Duell, Bonner Kunstverein.
Time, Eugster, Belgrade.A Failed Play, Cell Project Space, London.
Don't smoke, Emanuel Layr, Vienna.The Fool At Sea, JTT Gallery, New York.
new words, Galerie Emanuel Layr, RomeNew York, Studio for Propositional Cinema, Düsseldorf
Places to fight and to make up, MUMOK, ViennaBillboards, Kunsthaus Bregenz, AustriaThe Eternal Optimist, Prince of Wales, Munich
White Flag Projects Library, St Louis, MissouriGrowing Horns, MINI/Goethe-Institut Curatorial Recidencies Ludlow 38, New York
let rise, let go, 21er Haus, 21er Raum, Museum for Contemporary Art ViennaJust feel, MAUVE, ViennaKE-17 JIGSAW, KE-03 LARGE PINKING, KE-24 SCALLOP, KE-16 POSTAL, JTT, New York
SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS
Look! Exposing Art and Fashion. Marta Herford, Herford DE.Shell Game, with Andreia Santana, Filomena Soares, Lisbon.
The Phantom Moves Through Space And Through Different Bodies. Kevin Space, Vienna.Living Things. JTT New York.The Jurist. with Benjamin Hirte at Ciccio New York.Fourflags. Amsterdam.No Joke. Milieu, Bern.
5 Live Calibrations. Costume Design for Madeline Hollander's dance piece with LA Dance Project, performed in Paris at Théatre des Champs-Elysées, Louvre Abu Dhabi and in Los Angeles.Jahresgaben. Bonner Kunstverein.Time Is Thirsty. Kunsthalle, Vienna.Holiday from Rules. Toffee Park Adventure Playground, London.life and limbs. Annual Architecture and Design Series. (curatorial) Swiss Institute, New York.Über das Neue. Belvedere 21, Vienna.26 APRIL 2019. Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam.Vienna Biennale. MAK, Vienna.Baka. A horse and a deer. Benjamin Hirte and Anna-Sophie Berger, Arakawa-Ku Tokyo.Cecilia. Sweetwater, Berlin.What they call my shadow here on earth is my true substance. CACBM, Paris.
The First Morning Fest of Unreasonable Acts. Palazzo Bentivoglio, Bologna.In a very complex country. Motherculture, Los Angeles.The Way Things Run. Part III: Wage. PS120, Berlin.Communauté. EVAC, London, Ontario.Ars Viva. S.M.A.K., Gent.KURA.GRAND OPENING.Summer Rhapsody. Fonderia Artistica Battaglia, MilanNoise! Frans Hals, Otherwise Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, BelgiumThe summer vocation of a teenage bee Contemporary Art Centre, VilniusBlackout 3+1 Gallery, LisbonA WINDOW, A FLOOR, CREDIT CARDS, A BENCH Emalin, London
In Between. Franz West Library Visit as part of: Publishing as an artistic toolbox: 1989-2017, Kunsthalle ViennaJahresgaben 2017/2018, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, DüsseldorfNew Human Agenda, And Now, DallasIn Relation to a Spectator, Kestnergesellschaft, HannoverNew Literacy: 4th Ural Industrial Biennial, Ekaterinburg, RussiaAnna-Sophie Berger, Oscar Enberg, Zac Langdon-Pole: ars viva 2017/18, Kunstverein MünchenWild West, Austrian Cultural Forum, New Yorkinstructions for happiness, 21er Haus, ViennaOn the Wall in Chalk Is Written. 2nd Studio for Propositional Cinema Film Festival, Kestnergesellschaft, HannoverThe Breakfast Pavilion, A Plus A Gallery, VeniceAmericans 2017, Luma Westbau, ZurichOh…, Jakob Lena Knebl and the mumok Collection, Mumok, ViennaTeeter, Carl Louie, Ontario, Canada
Se nos cayó el teatro, Lodos, Mexico CityInstructions for Happiness curated by Olympia Tzortzi and Severin Dünser, AthensI Surrender, Dear, Hayley Aviva Silverman, Flaka Haliti and Anna-Sophie Berger, Salzburger KunstvereinJenny say qua, Rogaland Kunstsenter, Stavanger/NorwayExhibition by 31 Women, Philipp Pflug Contemporary, FrankfurtDead Letter Office, Jtt, New YorkLodos presents A Play @ PEEE, Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico CityDas Gespenst der Freiheit; 15 Einreichungen. As part of the exhibition Das Neue at Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Headquaters of Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Cologne.9th Berlin Biennial, Dress Rehearsal organized by Centre for Style, Akademie der Künste, BerlinFinding Ling Ling's Head, Cookie Butcher, AntwerpDie Marmory Show 3: Guilty Pleasures, Deborah Schamoni, MunichVer Lento, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico CityDas Tal der Krisen Teil 3, New Bretagne / Belle Air, EssenBasic Structures Of., Austrian Cultural Forum, London
The Weather Stone, with Zak Kitnick, AndNow, DallasPlaytime, 9800 Sepulveda Blvd., Los AngelesThe Value of Food, The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, New YorkAnagramma, Basement Roma, Rome, ItalyFantods, with Lucia Elena Prusa, Galerie Kunstbuero, ViennaA Rare Earth Magnet, Derek Eller, New YorkCentre for Style Tour New York, New YorkCentre for Style Tour LA, Chin's Punsh, LAWow! Woven? Entering the (sub)Textiles, Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien KM-, GrazNew Needs, Haus Wittmann by Johannes Spalt, Etsdorf/Kamp, Austria
In a Future April in collaboration with Dena Yago, MINI/Goethe-Institut Curatorial Recidencies Ludlow 38, New YorkHotel Moon, New Theater, Berlin
The Styled Canvas, Tell Me What To Do, performance, Utopian Slumps, MelbourneSilly Canvas, Utopian Slumps, MelbourneBavarian Fire Drill, 247365, BrooklynBouvier’s Bedroom, Tell Me What To Do, performance, Mathew GalleryTell Me What To Do, performance, JTT, New YorkGraphic Design, Futura, PragueMorning and Evening Asylum, Tanya Leighton, Berlin and Off Vendome, Düsseldorf
Arcades, Center for Style, Bus Projects, MelbourneA Wand Stirs The Juice, Clearing, BrusselsHHDM, Parallel Fair ViennaModeanweisung, V.esch, Vienna
Snout to Tail, JTT, New York City
2020Frieze. October 2020. Smolik, Noemi: Anna-Sophie Berger's Take on Immanuel Kant2019Artforum. September 2019. Ćirić, Maja: Time at Eugster Belgrade, Critic's Pick2018Artforum. December 2018. Thalmaier, Franz: Don't smoke at Emanuel Layr Vienna, Critic's PickHirte, Benjamin: The Fool At Sea. Catalogue Essay for Exhibition Catalogue, 2018Interview with Audrius Pocius originally published by Artnews Lithuania. March 2018Artwriting Daily. Review of The Fool at Sea at JTT, 2018Artreview. May 2018. Ugelvig, Jeppe: Review of The Fool at SeaArt Agenda. March 2018. Cerniauskaite, Neringa: Review of The Summer Vocation of a Teenage BeeArs Viva 2018. Catalogue for Ars Viva 2018 published by Sternberg Press, 2017. 21 x 28 cm, 128 pages. With A Cage went in Search of a Bird an essay by Laura McLean-Ferris2017Süddeutsche Zeitung. Oktober 2017. Moises, Jürgen: Review of Ars Viva at Kunstverein MunichFlashart. August 2017. Milani, Eleonora: Review of new wordsArtforum. March 2017. Kleinmichel, Philipp: Review of Places to fight and to make upArtribute. Lucarelli, Niccolò: Review of new words. 2017Frieze, Issue 184. Feldmann, Max: Review of Places to fight and to make up. 2017Camera Austria, Issue 137. Höller,Christian: Review Places to fight and to make up. 2017Cura Magazine, Issue 23. Anna Gritz about Centre for Style. 2017Text Means Tissue. Francesca Capone, 2017. 202 p. paperbackMANUAL. Artist Book published with Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, 2016, 17,5x10,5cm, 240pages. With essays by Marianne Dobner and Tess EdmonsonFlash Art International, Issue 312. Take Care. Interview with Laura McLean-Ferris. 2017Collectors Agenda. Studio Portrait2016Artwriting Daily. Review of Places to fight and to make up at Mumok, 2016Cura Magazine. Antonio Grulli reviews Places to fight and to make up at Mumok, 2016Radio Ö1 / Interview about Places to fight and to make upDer Standard. Interview about Places to Fight and to make up. 5.11.2016Der Falter. Review about Places to Fight and to make up. 27.10.2016Die Presse Schaufenster. 20.10.2016Artist Lecture Series Vienna Transcript (german/english)Purple Online. Places to Fight and to make up. 31.10.2016Tote Bag Edition for Texte zur Kunst Issue #103 PoetryPandora. Lucia Elena Prusa & Anna-Sophie Berger. A story about a fictional character. Self Published 2016Salzburger Nachrichten, Monday September 26th 2016: Review of I Surrender, Dear"The Present in Drag," 9th Berlin Biennial.Tess Edmonson for Art AgendaKuba Paris. The Eternal Optimist Review by Quirin BrunnmeierBlue Paper. Conversation with Hayley Aviva SilvermanThe Gap. Denise Sumi about KUB BillboardsRadio Vorarlberg / ORF Interview about KUB BillboardsKuba Paris. Interview with Diana Weiss. Issue 3. In PrintPlaytime. LA TimesArtforum. Top Ten. In Print2015Smith, Roberta: A Rare Earth Magnet at Derek Eller, a Focus on Repurposed Materials. The New York Times. Aug. 13, 2015Sculpture Center. Sculpture NotebookBlue Paper. Interview with Tomas AbsolonKaleidoscope, Issue 23. Winter 2015Discipline No 4, Spring/Summer 20152014Frieze d/e. Fall 2014Harry Burke: Fashion as Performance Art. Dazed DigitalArtforum, May 2014Steadman, Ryan. To Watch: Anna-Sophie Berger. Whitewall Magazine. Spring 2014Remember to Calibrate Your Screen Before You Die. DIS MagazineLinde, Matthew. Interview for Centre for StyleFeldhaus, Timo. Interview with Anna-Sophie Berger and Timo Feldhaus. DE:BUG Magazine. Issue. 178Heraldseth, Geir. Interview with Anna-Sophie Berger and Geir Heraldseth. Tableau Paper. Issue 1Duncan, Fiona. Interview with Anna-Sophie Berger. Bullet MagazineRusseth, Andrew. Snout To Tail. New York Observer2013Fashion IS FAST, Self Published 2013