About

Marko Lipuš, born 1974 in Eisenkappel / Železna Kapla, Austria. The visual artist has been specializing in experimental transformative photography since 2002. His various interventions create new forms of visibility. He lives and works in Vienna, Austria.

 

Education

1998 – 1999
Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU), Department for Photography, Prague, Czech Republic (Study for two semesters abroad)
1996 – 1998
Photography College in Vienna, Austria (Höhere Graphische Bundes-Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt, Kolleg für Fotografie); Graduation: Diploma September 25, 1998
1994 – 1995
School for Artistic Photography in Vienna, Austria (Schule für Künstlerische Photographie – Friedl Kubelka); Graduation: Diploma April 22, 1995

Projects

In the Museum, Applause, Commemoration Clock (works in progress, 2018 – today)
Objects (2017 – 2018)
Ripped Sketches (2014 – 2017)
Grandma | Babica (2014 – 2016)
Scratchings blue (2012 – 2015)
Triptychs (2009 – 2013)
Scratchings – Real Model Figures (TACTICS) (2010 – 2012)
Scratchings – Ballet (2010 – 2011)
31 Scratchings (2005 – 2008)
28 Photocartoons – Der Standard (2006 – 2007)
Photocartoons (2004 – 2006)
26 Scratchings (1998 – 2001)

Prizes & Awards

2018      Bank Austria Art Award, Crowdfunding „Scratchings blue“, Austria
2018      Artist in Residence, Cité Internationale des Arts Paris, France
2015      Bank Austria Art Award, Crowdfunding „Babica“, Austria
2011      Artist in Residence, Baumwollspinnerei Leipzig, Germany
2011      Artist Grant of the City of Klagenfurt in Šmartno, Slovenia
2011      OPUS Photography Award (Jury Recognition Award), Germany
2010      St. Leopold Peace Prize for Art (Honorary Award), Österreich
2010      Artist in Residence, Cité Internationale des Arts Paris, France
2008     Bank Austria Art Award Carinthia (Second Place), Austria

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

2019      Program partner FOTO WIEN Month of Photography, Vienna, Austria
2017      Literaturhaus Salzburg, Austria
2016      Slowenischer Kulturverein Zarja, Eisenkappel, Austria
2016      Photon – Center for Contemporary Photography, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2016      Photon – Center for Contemporary Photography, Vienna, Austria
2016      Bildraum 01, Viena, Austria
2016      European Parliament, Space „Distribution“, Brusells, Belgium
2013      Galerija K8 – EPEKA, Maribor, Slovenia
2012      Stadtgalerie Klagenfurt, Living Studio, Austria
2012      Spinnerei archiv massiv, Leipzig, Germany
2011      Austrian Cultural Forum London, UK
2010      Kunsthalle Wien, project space, Austria
2009     Austrian Cultural Forum Milano, Italy
2009     Galerija Stolp, Maribor, Slovenia
2009     Galerie Hartmann, Vienna, Austria
2009     Vienna City Library at City Hall, Austria
2008     MuseumsQuartier Vienna, EIKON Schaufenster, Austria
2008     Literaturhaus Graz, Austria
2007     Literaturhaus Salzburg, Austria
2007     Literaturhaus Berlin, Germany
2007     Gallery of the Austrian embassy in Berlin, Germany
2007     Mala galerija (Cankarjev Dom), Ljubljana, Slovenia
2006     Robert Musil-Institut & Robert Musil Literaturmuseum, Klagenfurt, Austria

Group Exhibitions (selection)

2019      Sorbisches Museum Bautzen, Germany – Bilder einer Landschaft (I)
2019      Photon – Center for Contemporary Photography, Ljubljana, Slovenia – A New Vision of Debris. Contemporary photo-collage & photomontage
2018      Cité Internationale des Arts Paris, France – Im Schwarm der Objekte
2017      Stadtgalerie Klagenfurt, Austria – Ordnung und Obsession. Serien, Werkgruppen, Zyklen
2017      Kro Art Gallery, Vienna, Austria – Heimat³
2016      Galerija Loža Koper / Galleria Loggia Capodistra, Slovenia – Vsakdanji kruh / pane quotidiano (Festival Maraveetherapy)
2015      Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece – MemoryLab (European Month of Photography)
2015      Austrian Cultural Forum Prague, Czech Republic – Begegnungen
2014      Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany – MemoryLab (European Month of Photography)
2014      Budapest Gallery, Hungary – MemoryLab (European Month of Photography)
2014      Stadtgalerie Klagenfurt, Austria – Wirklichkeit & Konstruktion
2014      Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, Austria – Georg Trakl Wettbewerb
2013      BAWAG P.S.K. Contemporary, Vienna, Austria – Fragile
2013      Künstlerhaus Klagenfurt, Austria – trans.Form4
2011      Leopold Museum, Vienna, Austria – Verbote im Kunstraum
2011      Künstlerhaus Wien, Austria – den blick öffnen
2010     Suppan Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria – Europäischer Monat der Photographie
2009     Suppan Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria – Share your dreams
2009     Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna, Austria – Konturen
2008     Galerie Freihausgasse, Villach, Austria – Bank Austria Art Award
2008     Galerie 3, Klagenfurt, Austria – Bank Austria Art Award
2005     Künstlerhaus Klagenfurt, Austria – Coming out
2001      Pavelhaus/Pavlova hiša, Radkersburg, Austria – Marko Lipuš / Klaus Schafler

Monographs

Kratzungen blau (2018)
Revolver Publishing, Berlin, Germany, photo book, 68 pages, hardcover, ISBN 978-3-95763-430-6
Babica (2016)
Residenz Verlag, Salzburg/Vienna, Austria, photo book, 118 pages, hardcover, ISBN 978-3-7017-3387- 3
TACTICS (2013)
EPEKA, Maribor, Slovenia, photo book, 40 pages, softcover, ISBN 978-961-93338-2-2
28 Fotocartoons (2010)
ÖIP/Eikon Verlag, Vienna, Austria, photo book, 96 pages, softcover, ISBN 978-3-902250-55-1
26 Kratzungen (2009)
Drava Verlag, Klagenfurt, Austria, photo book, 28 pages, softcover, ISBN 978-3-85435-601-1
31 Kratzungen (2008)
Wieser Verlag, Klagenfurt, Austria, photo book, 112 pages, hardcover, ISBN 978-3-85129-803-1

Exhibition Catalogues (selection)

Wobrazy krajiny. Podobe pokrajine. Bilder einer Landschaft. Wobraze krajiny (2019)
Koroška galerija likovnih umetnosti (Slovenia), Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten (Austria), Stiftung für das sorbische Volk (Germany), ISBN 978-3-7420-2560-9
IM SCHWARM DER OBJEKTE – Un fil rouge á travers la Cité international des arts (2018)
Kunst im Traklhaus, Austria / France, ISBN 978-3-9504438-6-8
Ordnung und Obsession. Serien, Werkgruppen, Zyklen. Déjà vu Sammlungseinblicke (2017)
Stadtgalerie Klagenfurt / Landeshauptstadt Klagenfurt, Austria
Maraveetherapy 2015
XIV edizione, Italien / Slovenia, ISBN 978-88-97377-21-14
Reframe memory. Athens Photo Festival (2015)
Hellenic Centre for Photography, Greece, ISBN 978-960-7095-48-0
MemoryLab. Photography challenges history (2014)
European Month of Photography 2014, Hungary, ISBN 978-99959-891-0-1
6th European Month of Photography Berlin (2014)
Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH, Germany, ISBN 978-3-86828-573-4
Wirklichkeit und Konstruktion. Zeitgenössische Fotografie aus Kärnten (2014)
Stadtgalerie Klagenfurt / Landeshauptstadt Klagenfurt, Austria
Spuren. Spinnerei bildarchive 16 (2012)
Spinnerei archiv massiv, Leipzig, Germany
OPUS Kulturmagazin. Photography Award (2011)
Germany 2011, ISBN 978-3-9813041-5-2
21 mesiac fotografie / 21st Month of Photography (2011)
Stredoeurópsky dom fotografie / Central European House of Photography, Bratislava, Slovakia
Konturen. Standpunkte zur öffentlichen Repräsentation von Wissenschaftler/innen (2009)
Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Austria, ISBN 978-3-9502466-5-0
Portreti besed – Portraits of Words (2007)
Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Coming out. Real.thing 2005
Kunstverein Kärnten, Künstlerhaus Klagenfurt, Austria

Miscellaneous Publications (selection)

SpinArt
Tour through the Spinnerei-Galerien Leipzig, Germany, Spring 2011, Magazine
ZUKUNFT 1/2011
Die Diskussionszeitschrift für Politik, Gesellschaft und Kultur, Österreich 2011
Illustration of the entire magazine with the series “31 Scratchings”
Car park 03
Art magazine, London, UK, 2011
Artist portrait, ISSN 2044-4419
Previewed. Photography from Vienna
Austria 2010, ISBN 978-3-902250-57-5
Le Monde diplomatique
Slowenien, September 2010
Illustration of the entire magazine with the series “31 Scratchings”
Der Standard
Design of the weekly series “Der Gedanke – Fotocartoons” in the supplement “Album,” Vienna, Austria, March – October 2007

Artist Talk

Exhibition views