Born in Knittelfeld (A), in 1970. He lives and works in Vienna.

1989
- 1995 University for Applied Arts, Vienna

Oliver Ressler is an artist and filmmaker who produces installations, projects in the public space, and films on issues such as economics, democracy, global warming, forms of resistance and social alternatives. Over the years, he collaborated with the artists Zanny Begg (Sydney), Ines Doujak (Vienna), Martin Krenn (Vienna), Gregory Sholette (New York), David Thorne (Los Angeles) and the political scientist Dario Azzellini (Caracas/Berlin).

SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS (SELECTED)

 

2018

How to Occupy a Shipwreck, Kunst Haus Wien (A)
Catastrophe Bonds
, Bush Art Center Galleries, St. Norbert College, De Pere (US)

Catastrophe Bonds
, Lawton Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay (US)

2017

Everythingĺs coming together while everythingĺs falling apart, Oncurating Project Space Zurich (CH)
Fantastic Capitalism (ôPhantastischer Kapitalismusö)
, GPLcontemporary, Vienna (A)
Independent Film Center UnionDocs (O. Ressler in conversation with Gregory Sholette), Brooklyn, NY (US)
Emergency Turned Upside-Down: Filme von O. Ressler zu Flucht und Grenzen, O. Ressler in conversation with K. Radenković, W&K-Forum
, Das Kino, Gew÷lbekino, Salzburg (A)
Bedtime for Democracy
, The Agency Gallery, London (UK)

2016

Property is Theft, MNAC - National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest (RO)
Who Throws Whom Overboard?
, SALT Galata, Istanbul (TR)
Transnational Capitalism Examined: Border as Method
, The Gallery Apart, Rome (I)Transnational Capitalism Examined: Dancing on Systemically Important Graves, Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome (I)
Oliver Ressler ľ Confronting Comfortĺs Continent, Fondazione La Fabbrica del Cioccolato, Stabili Cima Norma, Torre (CH)Last Gasp Of Things As They Are, GPLcontemporary, Vienna (A)
Occupy, Resist, Produce
, Centre of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (GR)
Everything Under Control,
ar/ge kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano (I)

Utopian Pulse ľ Flares in the Darkroom
, MOCAK ľ Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow (PL)
Last Gasp of Things as They Are
, GPLcontemporary, Vienna (A)ephemeropterŠ 2016/#5 ľ Nira Yuval Davis | Oliver Ressler, talk and film screening, TBA21 Thyssen Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna (A)

2015

We will beg for nothing, we will ask for nothing. We will take, we will occupy, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo ľ CAAC, Seville (E)
Failed Investments
, Galerii Art Agenda Nova, Krakow (PL)
Leave it in the Ground,
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.), Berlin (D)

2014

Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz
After the Crisis is Before the Crisis, Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk

2013

The Movement of Ideas (film retrospective), Centre dĺArt Contemporain, Geneva (CH)

2012

After the Crisis is Before the Crisis, Artra Galleria, Milan (I)
After the Crisis is Before the Crisis
, Basis, Frankfurt am Main (D)
Venezuela from Below
, The Cube Project Space, Taipei {with Dario Azzellini}

2011

We Have a Situation Here, Prenninger Gesprńche, Deutschfeistritz (D)
Resist to Exist
, ANA ľ Astrid Noackĺs Atelier, urban space, Copenhagen (DK)
Socialism Failed, Capitalism is Bankrupt. What comes Next?,
Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, Krakow (PL)

2010

What Is Democracy?, Alexandria Contemporary Arts Forum ´┐Ż ACAF, Alexandria
What Is Democracy?, Galerie KUB, Leipzig
What Is Democracy?, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen

2009

Őto je demokracija?, Siz Gallery, Rijeka (HR)

2008

For A Completely Different Climate, Artra Galleria, Milan
Live Despite Capitalism, Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen

2007

Mucha vigilancia, mucho movimiento, mucha desconfianza, Centro Fundaci´┐Żn Telef´┐Żnica, Documentation Center, Lima
(re)action, la box, Bourges
Fly Democracy, Protokoll Studio, Cluj
The Fittest Survive, Kalmar Art Museum, Kalmar

2006

Now-Time Venezuela, Part 1: Worker-Controlled Factories, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley  {with Dario Azzellini}
Protesting Capitalist Globalization, KBB, Barcelona
LA Freewaves: New Videos by Oliver Ressler, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA

2005

An Ideal Society Creates Itself, Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul (TR)
Alternativne Ekonomije, Alternativna Drustva
, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Mali Salon, Rijeka (HR)
Alternativne Ekonomije, Alternativna Drustva
, Museum of Contemporary Art, Novi Sad &Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade, Salon, Belgrade (RS)
Globalizing Protest
, Artra Galleria, Milan (I)

2004

Alternative Economics, Alternative Societies , Kunstraum der Universit´┐Żt L´┐Żneburg
European Corrections Corporation , container-installation in Munich, Kunstraum M´┐Żnchen {with Martin Krenn}
Econom´┐Ża alternativa, sociedades alternativas , Centro Cultural Conde Duque, MediaLabMadrid, Madrid
Gallery HIT & Billboartgallery Europe, Bratislava

2003

Alternative Economics, Alternative Societies , Galerija Skuc, Ljubljana
European Corrections Corporation , container-installation in Wels, Galerie der Stadt Wels {with M. Krenn}

2002

This is what democracy looks like!, Plattform, Berlin
Projekt Kunst + Kommunikation der Universit´┐Żt Leipzig
Anti-corporate globalization projects , Kunst Raum Goethestrasse, Linz
Erich-Fried-Passage , theme-specific permanent installation, Kapfenberg

2001

Border Crossing Services , Kunstraum der Universit´┐Żt L´┐Żneburg (D), direct mailing in Styria at the EU-border {with M. Krenn}
100 Years of Greenhouse Effect, censured + redisplayed , Urania Galerie, Graz

2000

Sustainable Propaganda , K´┐Żnstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
Ausstellungsraum Konstantin Adamopoulos & Museum for Applied Arts/digital craft, Frankfurt/Main (D), Sustainable Propaganda, Kunstb´┐Żro 1060, Wien
The global 500, Truck ´┐Ż Centre for Contemporary Art, Calgary

1999

The global 500 , Galerie Stadtpark, Krems

1998

anti Gene Worlds: Oppositions to Genetic Engineering , exhibition in the Forum Stadtpark, bill poster series in Graz ;  warning signs: Galerie Artelier (Graz), Galerie Fotohof (Salzburg), Galerie Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert (Cologne), Generali Foundation (Vienna), Kunstraum L´┐Żneburg, Kunstraum M´┐Żnchen (Munich), MAK (Vienna), NGBK (Berlin), Neuer Kunstverein Aachen, Raum aktueller Kunst (Vienna), Shedhalle (Zurich)

1997

Institutional Racism , Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna; bill-board-object in front of the Viennese state opera {with M. Krenn}

1996

Learned Homeland , Neue Galerie, billboard-object at the Main Square of Graz {with M. Krenn}
100 Years of Greenhouse Effect , Salzburger Kunstverein, Circular Gallery

1995

The New Right ´┐Ż Materials for the Dismantling , bill poster series in Vienna {with M. Krenn}
Letters to Nature , Kunsthalle Wien, display windows at the Porr-Haus, Wien

1994

Green Acts the Invasion in Reverse , Steierm. Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz

1993

Galerie Kies, Wien

 

COLLECTIONS

 

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid (E)

EMST National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (GR)

Van Habbe Museum, Eindhoven (NL)

Neue Galerie, Graz (A)

 

 

FILM FESTIVALS AND FILM PRESENTATIONS (SELECTED)

 

2015

Documentary Strategies ´┐Ż Stranded, Fotograf Festival , curated by Z. ´┐Żtefkov´┐Ż, Prague
Slovene Film Festival , Portorose
Athens International Film Festival/Athens Biennale , Atene
Art Boom Festival , Krakow
Body Politics , LOOP fair & festival / ´┐Żngels Barcelona, Barcelona

2013

Tricky Women, Vienna
10th IndieLisboa ´┐Ż Lisbon International Independent Film Festival, Lisbon
Impakt screening, BAK Basis voor Actuele Kunst , Utrecht

2012

RadicalAesthetics-RadicalArt ´┐Ż Radical Footage: Film and Dissent , Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
Diagonale ´┐Ż Festival of Austrian Film, Graz
Die Stadt, die es nicht gibt , Ludwig Forum, Aachen
IDHR Centre, Yerevan
History Lessons , MUMOK Kino, Vienna
10th International Festival Signes de Nuit, Paris
Impakt Festival, Utrecht
Die ´┐Żu´┐Żerliche Welt , Top-Kino, Vienna
W´┐Żrttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
Lanchester Gallery Projects, Coventry School of Art & Design, Coventry
MM center, Student Center, Zagreb

2011

To the Arts, Citizens!, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto
Motorenhalle ´┐Ż Projektzentrum f´┐Żr zeitgen´┐Żssische Kunst, Dresden
CinÚma Le MÚliŔs, organized by le peuple qui manque, Montreuil Universidad Nacional Experimental Sim´┐Żn Rodr´┐Żguez, Caracas
Les R´┐Żsidences Secondaires, Geneva
ReCoCo ´┐Ż Life Under Representational Regimes , White Space, Zurich
Top-Kino, Vienna
Schikaneder Kino (2-week program),Vienna
Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
The Typhoon Continues and So Do You , Flux Factory Gallery, Queens, New York
Societies and Cultures Outside of Their Own , Iberia Center of Contemp. Art, Bejing
Vienna Independent Shorts ´┐Ż 8th Internation Short Film Festival, Vienna
Electronic Village Galleries, Penryn Town Hall, Penryn
Beijing New Youth Film Festival, Beijing
Document Film Festival, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
The Perspectives, Part 1 ´┐Ż The Scope of Political Practices of Moving Images Today , Tulca Festival of Visual Arts, Galway
Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt
Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, Krakow

2010

Fundaci´┐Żn Celarg, Caracas
Sala de Batalla Alicia Benitez, Petare (eje de Maca), Caracas
1199 local (organized by Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle), New York
Lichtblick-Kino, Berlin
Activist Club , Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
16 Beaver, New York
Kinoki Mikrokino, Depot, Vienna
Transeuropa Festival , Fabrica de Pensule, Cluj
Transeuropa Festival , MAMbo - Museo d´┐ŻArte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna
Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas
Isola Art Center / Punto Rosso, Milan
Centro Cultural de la Cooperaci´┐Żn Floreal Gorini, Buenos Aires
Utopiana, Yerevan
DMV International Film Festival, Washington
IDHR Centre, Yerevan
ICA, London
SEAFair 2010 , Museum of Contemporary Arts, Skopje
Intra-Disciplinary Seminar, Cooper Union, New York
Audain Gallery, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
Pori Art Museum, Pori
Que faire ? art/film/politique , Centre Pompidou, Paris
Historical Materialism Conference 2010, University of London Union, London

2009

Konst (film/video), aktivism och politik , wip:konsthall, Stockholm
Festival International d'Art Vid´┐Żo de Casablanca, Casablanca
Atti Democratici / Democratic Acts , Biennial Democrazia, Turin
Alexandria Contemporary Arts Forum ´┐Ż ACAF, Alexandria
Other Dimensions , Medienwerkstatt Wien, Vienna
Z´┐Żrcher Hochschule der K´┐Żnste ZHdK, Institut f´┐Żr Theorie, Zurich

2008

Video Resistance ´┐Ż Documentaries by Oliver Ressler , Artists' Television Access, San Francisco
Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk
Unmasked: A Marathon of Artists' Videos and Films Contesting Systems of Rule, New Museum, New York
Diagonale ´┐Ż Festival of Austrian Film, Graz
Reel Work Labor Film Festival, Santa Cruz
Tour de Lorraine , Kino in der Reitschule, Bern
Sarai, Delhi
Disclosures , Gasworks, London
DUTV ´┐Ż Drexel University Television, Philadelphia
A Staged Dissent , Loughborough University, Loughborough
European Social Forum, screening program, Malmoe
25. Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- & Videofest, Kassel

2007

If you see something, say something , Mori Gallery, Sydney
Transmediale.07, Berlin
Diagonale, Graz
Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, Ithaca
Second International Labor Film Festival, Istanbul
12th International Media Art Biennale WRO 07, Wroclaw
Image Forum Festival, Tokyo
Galerie Pascal Vanhoecke, Paris
Institute of Contemporary Arts, Cinema, London
Motorenhalle Dresden, Dresden
California College of the Arts, San Francisco
Filmcasino, Vienna
Trades Hall, Melbourne
Mine Yours Ours , Croatian Cultural House, Rijeka
La Pena Cultural Center, Berkeley
Neues Kino, Basel
Programmkino Wels, Wels
G8 Alternativengipfel, Kino Lichtspieltheater Wundervoll, Rostock
Human right film festival in Kwangju, South Korea
European Festival of Educational and Science Films, Filmhaus St´┐Żbergasse, Vienna

2006

Art + Activism , YYZ Artists Outlet, Toronto
Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck
Moviemento-Kino, Linz
Junge Normale, Wien
Lichtblick-Kino, Berlin
Okto.tv, Wien
Interferencia 2006, Barcelona
Teatro Teresa Carre´┐Żo, Caracas
Impakt Festival, Utrecht
Labor Fest '06, Roxie Theater, San Francisco
Galerija Skuc, Ljubljana
World Social Forum India, Filmfestival program ´┐Ż3 Screens´┐Ż, Delhi
YIDFF ´┐Ż Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, Yamagata
Queen´┐Żs Film Theatre / Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
Seoul International Labor Film and Video Festival, Seoul
Cinema Arsenale di Pisa, Pisa

2005

Enduring Freedom , Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City
YOUgenics , Betty Rymer Gallery, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Warm Up*, Mus´┐Że des Beaux-Arts de Pau, Pau
From Tomorrow On , Cornerhouse Arts Centre, Manchester
Vistas Film Festival, Dallas
Filmar en Am´┐Żrica Latina , Film festival, Geneva
Lens Politica , Film Festival, Helsinki
Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival, Guangdong

2004

Berlin North , Hamburger Bahnhof ´┐Ż Museum f´┐Żr Gegenwart, Berlin
Lichtblick-kino, Berlin
MACCSI ´┐Ż Museo de Arte Contemporanea Sof´┐Ża Imber, Caracas
Vive TV, television broadcast in the Venezuelan culture channel
Filmcasino, Vienna (A), Rechbauerkino, Graz
Projectbureau OpTrek, Den Haag
Sala de la Cinemateca Nacional, Caracas
1. Filmtage des Alternativen Kolumbianischen Films, Berlin
Liquidacion Total, Madrid
ESF ´┐Ż European Social Forum, London

2003

Bildmuseet, Ume´┐Ż (S); Norrk´┐Żping Konstmuseum, Norrk´┐Żping
Transmediale.03 ´┐Ż International Media Art Festival, Berlin
Diagonale ´┐Ż Festival of Austrian Film, Graz
Sichere Freiheit , lothringer13, M´┐Żnchen
Filmcasino, Wien (A), Kulturzentrum roeda, Steyr
Film Premiers , Slought Foundation, Philadelphia
Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
What is to be Done?, The Lenin Museum, Tampere
Mayworks Festival, Toronto
Centre for Contemporary Arts ´┐Ż Belgrade, Belgrade
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo
Forde ´┐Ż Espace d´┐Żart Contemporain, Geneva
Impakt Festival, Utrecht
Rencontres internationales Paris / Berlin
Next 5 Minutes 4 ´┐Ż International Festival of Tactical Media, Amsterdam
Radicality/Obfuscation , Kyoto Biennale
20. Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- & Videofest, Kassel
Wyspa Progress Foundation, Gdansk

2002

Contemporary film and video , Moderna Museet, Stockholm
It is hard to touch the real , Kunstverein M´┐Żnchen, Munich
Spacing the Line , Galerie der Hochschule f´┐Żr Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig
Right2Fight , Sarah Lawrence College, New York
R´┐Żsistances 2002 ´┐Ż 6e Festival international de films de Foix, Foix
Border Crossing Reconsidered ´┐Ż Beyond Hybridity , Hongkong City Festival
Diagonale ´┐Ż Festival of Austrian Film, program ´┐ŻNo Border No Nation´┐Ż, Graz
Filmcasino, Vienna; Votivkino, Vienna; Moviemento cinema, Linz
Landesgalerie Ober´┐Żsterreich, Linz
Alien ´┐Ż videos about migration & language , Forum Austriaco di Cultura, Rome
Video Edition Austria / Release 01 , Medienwerkstatt, Vienna
Kiev International Media Art Festival ´┐Ż KIMAF, Kiev
telepidemic! , Videoart Exhibition Kobe, Japan
Tempo Documentary Festival, Stockholm
Bor´┐Żs Konstmuseum, Bor´┐Żs
Malmoe Konsthall, Malmoe
Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul
International\Media\Art\Award , public television broadcast in SWR, ARTE, SF DRS, TV
Slovenija (1. prize, section video)

2001

Duisburger Filmwoche, Duisburg
Diagonale ´┐Ż Festival of Austrian Film, program ´┐ŻPolitik bilden!´┐Ż, Graz
Los Angeles Int´┐Żl Independent Film & Video Festival, Los Angeles
11. Internationales Bochumer Videofestival, Bochum
hybridvideotracks , NGBK, Berlin
The Lux Centre, London
Bio_Media_Forum , Ludwig Museum, Budapest
All is fair in Love and War , Homeport Video Library, Rotterdam
East 2, Cinema City Norwich, Norwich
Los Angeles Radical Political Film Festival, Los Angeles
Landesgalerie Ober´┐Żsterreich, Linz
ostensiv , Kunstraum B/2 Leipzig

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)

 

2018

Global Control and Censorship, curated by B. Serexhe and L. Nolasco-Rˇzsßs, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok (PL)

2017

Migration of Fear, curated by I. Koralova and B. Kostadinov, Koroska Gallery of Fine Arts, Slovenj Gradec (SL)
Global Control and Censorship
, curated by B. Serexhe and L. Nolasco-Rˇzsßs, Kunsthalle Stanica
Äilina-Zßriečie, Äilina (SK)
Leave it in the Ground
, House of Arts, ┌stÝ nad Labem (CZ)
The Kyiv International ľ Kyiv Biennal 2017
, Visual Culture Research Center and other venues, Kyiv (UA)
Tourism ľ Jeju Biennale 2017
, Jeju Museum and Jeju Museum of Contemporary Art (KOR)
Dizziness. Navigating the Unknown
, curated by R. Anderwald, L. Grand, K. Bucher Trantow, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (PL)

Questioning Democracy. Art, Post Democracy and the Global Shift
, Galerie Knoerle & Baettig Contemporary, Winterthur (CH)
Was tun?!
, Aspekte Galerie, MŘnchen (D)
Il meglio del meglio: unĺopera scelta dalla stagione espositiva 2016/17
, curated by S. Wasserman, Gallery of Art Temple University of Rome (I)
Display Praterstern ľ Wir sind ihr
, curated by U. M. Probst and M. Wagner, public space Praterstern, Vienna (A)
Demanding the Impossible at Unexpected Turns
, curated by G. Bal and W. Seidl, Open Space, Vienna (A)
El borde de una herida
, Centro de Arte y Naturaleza, Huesca (E)
The South ľ An Art of Asking and Listening
, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung (RC)Cultural Hijack: Poetics of Resistance, Poetics of Space, Archip Prague (CZ)
The Future of Borders ľ Autostrada Biennale
, Kosovo First International Art Biennale, curated by M. Hsu, Prizren (RKS)
Sharfstellen
, <rotor> Graz (A)
Desintegriert euch! 3. Berliner Herbstsalon
, organized S. Langhoff, Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin (D)
EMST at documenta 14 ľ ANTIDORON
, curated by K. Koshina, Fridericianum, Kassel (D)
Migration of Fear, Forum Stadtpark, Graz (A)
Diagonale, (Q & A with O. Ressler), Festival of Austrian Film, Graz (A)
Emergency Turned Upside Down
, introduction and Q & A with O. Ressler, CAMP ľ Center for Art on Migration Politics, Copenhagen (DK)
Universal Hospitality 2
, Futura Gallery & Meetfactory, Prague (CZ)

Repair, resource
, ROM for kunst og arkitektur, Oslo (N)

2016

To Bee Or Not 2 B, Punkt ě ľ Gallery F 15, Moss (N)

Our Mind Into a Brezel, Kunstverein Neuhausen, Neuhausen (D)
Gemischte GefŘhle ľ KLASSE KUNST V
, Landesgalerie Linz, Linz (A)

Anti:modern,
curated by B. von Bormann (concept and Chief Curator: S. Breitwieser), Museum der Moderne, Salzburg (A)
Cash ľ from Symbol and Dream to Hard Core Reality. IX Shiryaevo Biennale of Contemporary Art
, curated by M. Schibli, National Center for Contemporary Art (NCCA), Samara (RU)
If All Relationships Were to Reach Equilibrium, Then This Building Would Dissolve,
Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough
Hors Pistes ľ Une autre mouvement des images: Lĺart de la rÚvolte, Centre Pompidou, Paris (F)
Fear of the Unknown, curated by L. KukorovÓ, Kunsthalle Bratislava (SK)
Globale: Global Control and Censorship, curated by B. Serexhe (co-curator L. Rˇzsßs), ZKM, Karlsruhe (D)
Persecuted, Robbed, Expelled Artistic Works on Repression in Vienna and Graz during the Nazi Era, <rotor>, Graz (A)
A Sense of History, curated by M. Babias and K. Becker, Nordstern Videokunstzentrum, Gelsenkirchen (D)
It's the Political Economy, Stupid, DAAP Galleries, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati (US)
Hors Pistes ľ Une autre mouvement des images: Lĺart de la rÚvolte, Centre Pompidou, Mßlaga (E)
Climate Changes Everything 2, Kunst Haus Wien, Wien (A)
1884 to 1915 ľ An Artistic Position, National Art Gallery of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia

2015

Transnational Capitalism Examined, Medienwerkstatt, Wien (A)
Land ´┐Ż Natural, Gendered
, Nandan Gallery, Santiniketan (IND)
Globale: Global Control and Censorship,
curated by B. Serexhe (co-curator L. R´┐Żzs´┐Żs), ZKM, Karlsruhe (D)
Shame on You!, Miroslav Kraljević Gallery, Zagreb (HR)
Self-managed interest community in the Cultural Center of Belgrade, Belgrade Cultural Center, Belgrade (RS)
Belgrade Cultural Center, Belgrade (RS)
Be-Diversity, curated by S. Cagol, Muse Museum Trento
Mature and Angry, Week of Contemporary Art, Center for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv
Into the City: Hotel Metropole. Giving Memory a Future, curated by M. Makovec, A.Lederer, B. Lurz, W. Schlag, Wiener Festwochen, Wien
Recent Acquisitions, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz 
Utopian Pulse ´┐Ż Flares in the Darkroom, W´┐Żrttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
16th Media Art Biennale WRO 2015: Test Exposure, various venues, Wrocław 
Oliver Ressler, MSU ´┐Ż Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
Life's Finest Values, curated by I. Wudtke and F. W´┐Żst, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Wien
subversiv ´┐Ż Raum f´┐Żr Alternativen, curated by M. Behr and A. Kury, GrazMuseum, Graz
Waterscapes: The Politics of Water, Pohang City Museum of Art, Pohang
subversiv ´┐Ż Raum f´┐Żr Alternativen, GrazMuseum, Graz
Life's Finest Values, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Wien
Welten im Widerspruch ´┐Ż Zonen der Globalisierung, Galerie im Taxispalais, Galerie des Landes Tirol, Innsbruck
Into the City: Hotel Metropole. Der Erinnerung eine Zukunft geben, Wiener
Festwochen, Vienna

2014

Subterfuge, The Gallery Apart, Rome
Places of Transition, Freiraum Quartier 21, Wien
7.000.000.000, EACC, Valencia
Democracies possibilities and impossibilities, Kala-Bhavan, Santiniketan (IN), Art Konsult, Delhi
Helsinki Photography Biennial, Helsinki
Playgrounds, Museo Reina Sof´┐Ża, Madrid
Manif d´┐Żart 7 ´┐Ż Quebec City biennial, Quebec City
Fields, RIxc @ Arsenal/National Art Museum, Riga

2013

It´┐Żs the Political Economy, Stupid, Pori Art Museum, Pori
Without Reality There Is No Utopia,Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
I would prefer not to, bureau publik, Copenhagen
Disobedience Archive (The Republic) Castello di Rivoli, Turin
Anti Anti, The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
ReCoCo ´┐Ż Life Under Representational Regimes, Bat Yam Museum for Contemporary Art, Bat Yam
Economics in Art, Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, Krakow
People Have the Power, Casa Encendida Madrid, Madrid
To Have and Have Not, HALLE 14, Leipzig; ACC Galerie, Weimar
Glocal Tales, Motel B, Brescia
Till tomorrow! Ideologies of city planning and the tactics of dwelling, Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk
Maldives Pavilion, 55th Venice Biennale, Venice
Off Side ´┐Ż Video Pamphlet Review, La Rada/Locarno Film Festival, Locarno
Have the wanderers of yesterday become today´┐Żs bag packers?, Shiryaevo
Biennale/Victoria Gallery, Samara
Lofoten International Art Festival ´┐Ż LIAF, Lofoten
Survival Kit 5, International Contemporary Arts Festival, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga
Liquid Assets, Steirischer Herbst, Graz
It´┐Żs the Political Economy, Stupid, Center for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade
It´┐Żs the Political Economy, Stupid, Gallery 400/Univ. of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago
Symbolic Landscape, University Art Gallery, Irvine, CA
G´┐Żn´┐Żral Bordure, Le Quartier, Centre d'art Contemporain de Quimper, Quimper
Shifting grounds. Borders and identities in contemporary art, Centre for Contemporary Culture Strozzina, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence
Smuggling Anthologies, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka

2012

Enacting Populism ´┐Ż Inside and Outside a Contemporary Art Exhibition, Kadist Foundation, Paris
It´┐Żs the Political Economy, Stupid, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York
Violence ´┐Ż Double Spread: From Private to the Public to the Life Systems, Nandan Gallery, Santiniketan
7.000.000.000 ´┐Ż Sistema Fallido, NYM_lab, Valencia
After the Future, eva International ´┐Ż Biennial of Visual Art, Limerick City
SPACES undergo. the parallels, Tbilisi
Occupy Everything, Regionale 12, St. Lambrecht
It´┐Żs the Political Economy, Stupid, Centre of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
Disobedience Archive (The Parliament),Bildmuseet, Ume´┐Ż
Everything Falls Apart, Part II, Artspace Sydney, Sydney
Kopf oder Zahl, Biennale Bern, Bern
Gyumri Biennale, Gyumri
Violence-Double Spread, School of Arts and Aesthetics, New Delhi
Urban Territories, 0gms Gallery, Sofia
The Pythagoras´┐Ż (un)costant, Tirana Architecture Week, Tirana
Revolution Happened Because Everybody Refused to Go Home, bureau publik, Copenhagen
Occupy Everything, Grazmuseum, Graz
Co- Re-Creating Spaces, CentralTrak, Dallas
Cartographies of Hope: Change Narratives, DOX Center for Contemporary Art, Prague

2011

Nach Demokratie, Kunstraum Nieder´┐Żsterreich, Vienna
Play Van Abbe Part 4 ´┐Ż The Tourist, the Pilgrim, the Flaneur (and the Worker),Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven
Why do you resist?,Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok
...by the way..., Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina & public space, Novi Sad Without Reality There Is No Utopia, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo ´┐Ż CAAC, Seville All that Fits: The Aesthetics of Journalism, Quad, Derby
The Workers, MASS MoCA ´┐Ż Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams
St´┐Żcke des Widerstands ´┐Ż Pi´┐Żces de r´┐Żsistance, Motorenhalle, Dresden
Un altro mondo ´┐Ż ancora possibile? ,Palazzo Ducale, Genoa
Dreams of Power, Zamek Culture Centre, Poznań
To Disobey at all Costs. Video and Demonstrations, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City
Art in the Name of...,Galerija PM, Zagreb
Trentatre ´┐Ż Image and Create , Artra Galleria, Milan
Disobedience ´┐Ż An ongoing video archive, MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology, Cambridge

2010

A World Where Many Worlds Fit, Foreman Art Gallery of Bishop´┐Żs University, Sherbrooke
Disobedience: Art as Agent of Change, Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design Gallery, Atlanta
Individual memory in glocal economy, Artra Galleria, Milan
A History of Irritated Material, Raven Row, London
Archive of Shared Interests ´┐Ż Transfer Zone ´┐Ż Temporary Life ´┐Ż Temporary Communities, White Space, Zurich
Uneven Geographies: Art and Globalization, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
Why do you resist?,Pori Art Museum, Pori
Danmark 2010 - en vejledning til nationen for 'verdens lykkeligste folk', Overgaden, Copenhagen
The Philosophy of Money, Lisbon City Museum, Lisbon
The politics of art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
The Right to Protest, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: The Social at the Berardo Collection, Museum Berardo Collection, Lisbon
Police the Police, 4th Young Artists' Biennial, Bucharest
An Imaginary Archive, Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington
Red-Designing the East: Political Designers, Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk
Identit´┐Żt III, Fotogalerie Wien, Wien

2009

Because it's like that now, it won't stay that way, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok
Rewind, Fast Forward. Video Art from the Collection of the Neue Galerie, Neue Galerie, Graz
Disobedience ´┐Ż An ongoing video archive, MNAC - National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest
Talk Talk ´┐Ż Das Interview als k´┐Żnstlerische Praxis, Hochschule f´┐Żr Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz (A), Galerie 5020, Salzburg
Werk Nu / Work Now, Z33, Centre for contemporary art and design, Hasselt
10 Jahre <rotor>,<rotor>, Graz
Chili con Carne ´┐Ż Eine Gegenausstellung, Forum Frohner, Krems
The Spectacle of the Everyday, Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
nochnichtmehr ´┐Ż Handeln im unmarkierten Raum, Heinrich-B´┐Żll-Stiftung, Berlin
Pi´┐Żces de r´┐Żsistance. Forms of resistance in contemporary art, Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun
The Social Critique,Kalmar Art Museum, Kalmar
postalternativ, Kunstraum Nieder´┐Żsterreich, Vienna
Conversation Pieces,CEPA Gallery, Buffalo
Reciprocidad, CCEBA - Centro Cultural de Espana en Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
The Law of Capital: Histories of Oppression, City Museum, Ljubljana
Blue-Collar Blues´┐Ż,Kunstihoone, Tallinn
Trapped in Freedom, Espace Lucie Aubrac, Le Vigan

2008

politics, K´┐Żnstlerhaus Dortmund, Dortmund
Nothing to Declare, 4th Triennale of Contemporary Art, Oberschwaben, K´┐Żnstlerhaus
Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz
Have the cake and eat it too. Institutionskritik als instituierende Praxis, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
Revolution, I Love You, Centre of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (GR), Traf´┐Ż Gallery Budapest (HU), International Project Space Birmingham
Same Democracy #1, neon>campobase, Bologna
Du Dialogue Social, Motorenhalle, Dresden
e-flux video rental, Funda´┐Ż´┐Żo Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
Life Is Interesting´┐Ż When You´┐Żre Furious, Loughborough University, Loughborough
nicht alles tun ´┐Ż Ziviler und Sozialer Ungehorsam...,Galerie IG Bildende Kunst, Vienna
NO! Against racism, exploitation and colonization!,poster project, Pavelhaus, Laafeld
Disobedience ´┐Ż An ongoing video archive, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe , HDLU, Zagreb, Riga Art Space, Riga
Magazine 08: Positive Critical Imagination, Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh
Risky Business Art, Kunsthalle Luzern, Luzern
Taipei Biennial, Taipei
13th Art Biennial Pancevo, Pancevo
I Myself am War!,Open Space ´┐Ż Zentrum f´┐Żr Kunstprojekte, Vienna
Passengers Festival, Warsaw
Asking We Walk, Voices of Resistance, Free Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen
Artist-Citizen: Contextual Art Practices, 49th October Salon, Belgrade
Protest und Widerstand im Eigensinn der Kunst, Galerie 5020, Salzburg
Videozone 4, Videozone ´┐Ż International Video Art Biennial, Tel Aviv
Se Permuta, Museo de Arte Contempor´┐Żneo de Oaxaca, Oaxaca
Strike Back, ON Gallery, Poznań

2007

If you see something, say something, Gallery A4, Sydney
Nothing for us. Everything for everyone!,Galerie IG Bildende Kunst, Vienna
The Country of the Endangered Body, Trafo Gallery, Budapest
After Neurath: Like Sailors on the Open Sea, Stroom, The Hague
Moscow Biennial, Moscow
Free Radicals, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon
Cities from Below, Teseco Foundation for Contemporary Art, Pisa
Public Views, Gandy Gallery, Bratislava
WORKafFAIR, Udstillingsstedet rum46, Aarhus
Suitcase Illuminated#5,P74 Gallery, Ljubljana; Mac/Val - Musee d'art Contemporain du Val de Marne, Paris
New Economy, Artists Space, New York
Au´┐Żen vor / On the outside, ACC Galerie, Weimar
Retracing Territories, Fri-Art ´┐Ż Centre d'Art Contemporain, Fribourg
transRobota, 7th Baltic Biennial of Contemporary Art, National Museum, Szczecin
Work Fiction, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
Reality Crossings, 2. International Photo Festival Mannheim, Ludwigshafen, Heidelberg
Forms of Resistance. Artists and the desire for a social change, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven
Land of Human Rights: Raise the Voice Here and Now, <rotor>, Graz
Why do you resist?,Center for Contemporary Central European Art, Usti nad Labem; Forum Stadtpark, Graz

2006

Capital (It Fails Us Now),Kunstihoone, Tallinn
Colonialism without Colonies?,Shedhalle, Zurich
The People's Choice, Isola Art Center, Milan
Now to battle! Now to arms!,remapping Mozart, Vienna
Not Sheep ´┐Ż New Urban Enclosures and Commons, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver
World Unlimited, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Arnhem
working_world.net,Museum Arbeitswelt, Steyr
Self-Education, Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow
Traurig sicher, im Training, Grazer Kunstverein / Steirischer Herbst, Graz
Strategic Questions, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
The Shadow Cabinet, De Appel, Amsterdam
The Unhomely: Phantom Scenes in Global Society, Second International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Seville
Crime and Punishment, Kunstihoone, Tallinn
Street Signs and Solar Ovens, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles
GenderTopia, TekniKunst 06 ´┐Ż Contemporary Technology Festival, Melbourne
for example S, F, N, G, L, B, C ´┐Ż A Matter of Demarcation, Shedhalle, Zurich
A Life Less Glamorous, O3ONE, Belgrade

2005

Wayward Economy, Main Trend Gallery, Taipei
Disobedience, An ongoing video library, Play-gallery / Kunstamt Kreuzberg, Berlin
SAPS ´┐Ż Sala Arte Publico Siqueiros, Mexico City
The Corporate World, Toronto Free Gallery, Toronto
Double Check, Camera Austria, Graz
RISK ´┐Ż Creative Action in Political Culture, CCA Glasgow
The Need to Document, Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz/Basel
Making Things Public ´┐Ż Atmospheres of Democracy, ZKM, Karlsruhe
Off Grid, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa
Re-Act, Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen
Xenopolis, Rathausgalerie M´┐Żnchen, Munich
Prague Biennale 2, Prague
Critical Societies, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
Police, Landesgalerie Linz am Ober´┐Żsterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz
It's the only life I know, poster project, Insertspace, Birmingham
9th international Festival of Video/Arte/Electr´┐Żnica, Miroquesada Garland Gallery, Lima
Next Door, Barents Art Triennial, Kirkenes
After the Fact, Berlin Photography Festival, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
From mini-FM to hacktivists: a guide to art and activism, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
Global Tour ´┐Ż Art, travel and beyond, W139, Amsterdam

2004

fly utopia!,Transmediale.04 ´┐Ż International Media Art Festival, Berlin
Open House, O.K ´┐Ż Center for Contemporary Art, Linz
Entering EU, Kunstenaarsinitiatief Paraplufabriek, Nijmegen
The Interventionists: Art in the Social Sphere, MASS MoCA ´┐Ż Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams
Sparwasser HQ at Platform, Platform Garanti Contemp. Art Center, Istanbul
Borderline cases, Galerija SKC, Belgrade
Health and Safety, Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk
permanent produktiv, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
Emo´┐Ż´┐Żo Art.ficial II ´┐Ż Diverg´┐Żncias Tecnol´┐Żgicas, Ita´┐Ż Cultural Institute, Sao Paulo
Detox 04. Crossover Jam Culture, Sorlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand
Instruction for Action, Kunsthalle Wien, permanent installation at Karlsplatz, Vienna
Double Check ´┐Ż Re-Framing Space in Photography, Gallery of Contemp. Art, Celje
There Must Be an Alternative, Forum Stadtpark / Steirischer Herbst, Graz
Minority Report: Challenging Intolerance in Contemporary Denmark, Aarhus Festival of Contemporary Art 2004, Aarhus
Quicksand in De Pijp, SKOR, urban space, Amsterdam
Phonorama. Eine Ausstellung zum Medium Stimme, ZKM, Karlsruhe
American Visions and Revisions, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
Marx Update, Ojo At´┐Żmico, Madrid

2003

Banquete, Centre of Contemporary Art Palau de la Virreina of Barcelona; Conde
Duque Cultural Centre, Madrid
re: Leviathan, Kunsthalle D´┐Żsseldorf, D´┐Żsseldorf
A Space, Inner Space, Toronto
Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin
Attack! ´┐Ż Art and War in the Media Age´┐Ż Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
real* utopia, <rotor> & Cultural Capital Graz 2003, urban space in Graz
The bourgeois show ´┐Ż social structures in urban space, Dunkers Kulturhus, urban space Helsingborg
Wo alles wahr ist, auch das Gegenteil, Minoriten-Galerien, Graz
There is no Alternative, Forde ´┐Ż espace d´┐Żart contemporain, Geneva
Higher truth 2, B´┐Żro Friedrich, Berlin
Gallery 825/LAAA, Los Angeles

2002

Cartographies, Index. The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm
x-lands / extended, Forum Stadtpark, Graz
Reactions, Exit Art, New York; Williamson Gallery ´┐Ż Art Center College of Design, Pasadena
Exchange & Transform, Kunstverein M´┐Żnchen & urban space Munich
Democracy When?,Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions
games fights videos, Galerie im K´┐Żnstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen
TM Guerrilla, Arteplage Mobile de Jura, Swiss Expo 02
Empire/State: Artists Engaging Globalization, Whitney Museum of American Art, Independent Study Program Exhibition, New York
Smoking Mirrors, UCLA ´┐Ż University of California, Los Angeles
in der sprache der g´┐Żste... line.at, Kunstverein K´┐Żrnten, Klagenfurt
Lines of Mobility, Kunstverein N´┐Żrnberg/ADG, Nuremberg
Science 'n Art Summer Camp, lothringer13/LADEN, Munich
M Art In(n), Helsingborg
Strike, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton
World-Information.Org, De Oude Kerk, Amsterdam

2001

<hers> ´┐Ż Video as a Female Terrain, Galerie Barbara Gross, Munich
Videonale 9, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn
What, How & For Whom, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
Protest! ´┐Ż Macht. K´┐Żrper. Widerstand, Museum Arbeitswelt, Steyr
EAST International, Norwich Gallery, Norwich
Rdece Zore, The Metelkova Festival of Women's Arts, Ljubljana
SEAFair ´┐Ż Society & Genomic Culture, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Skopje
Remote Viewing, Public Netbase, opening Museumsquartier, Vienna
2 Interventionen, Pavelhaus, Laafeld
En social h´┐Żndelse, M Art In(n), Helsingborg

2000

Virtual Manifesta, Internet-project, www.virtualmanifesta.com
Modell, Modell...,Neuer Kunstverein Aachen & RWTH Aachen
World-Information.Org, Centre Brussels 2000, Brussels
World-Information Exhibition, Vienna Museum of Technology, Vienna
Widerstand ´┐Ż Art et Politique en Autriche, Apegac/Espace Donguy, Paris
What, How & For Whom, HDLU ´┐Ż Croatian Association of Artists, Zagreb
<hers> ´┐Ż Video as a Female Terrain, Steirischer Herbst, Graz
Positionen & Tendenzen, Kunstverein N´┐Żrnberg/ADG & Katharinen ruin
Widerstand: Art and Politics from Austria, artspace Rhizom, Aarhus
Parallel Reality, Hay Art Cultural Center, Yerevan
Die neue K´┐Żnstlergeneration, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems

1999

The global 500 and Other Stories, W139, Amsterdam
Social Machine Money, O.K ´┐Ż Center for Contemporary Art, Linz
Publi´┐ŻDomain, Third Austrian Triennial on Photography, Eisernes Haus, Graz
On Demand, Galerie Fotohof, Salzburg

1998

Remote Viewing, Museum of Modern Art, Antwerp (B); Public Netbase, Vienna
Agit-Prop, K´┐Żnstlerhaus Bethanien & Volksb´┐Żhne Berlin

1995

5. Biennial Intergraf, Centro Friulano Arti Plastiche, Udine