Tanja Boukal. The Artist

Tanja Boukal, born 1976, Lives and works in Vienna, Austria. Read the artists statement.
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Studies Group Exhibitions & Projects Individual Exhibitions Art Fairs
Scholarships & Studio Projects  Catalogues & Publications

Studies

1995 – 1999 Stage Design by Jitka Plesz, Wiener Kunstschule, Vienna, Austria View the final project
1999 Paper & Photo by Barbara Fuchs, International Summeracademy for Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria
1999 Paper Expirements by Tone Fink, International Summeracademy for Fine Arts, Gomera, Canary Islands
2000 Molding, Casting & Installation by Jean Silverthorne, International Summeracademy for Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria
2000 Humor in Arts by Nancy Davidson, International Summeracademy for Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria
2001 The Violability of the Body by Paloma Navares, International Summeracademy for Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria
2001 Politics & Arts by Wolfram Kastner, International Summeracademy for Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria
2002 Inscriptions of the Body by Paloma Navares, International Summeracademy for Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria
2002 Sculpture & Installation by Frieda Baranek, International Summeracademy for Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria
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Group Exhibitions & Projects (Compendium)

1997 Youth Has Culture at Rotpunkt, Vienna, Austria
1999 Those Who Hurry, Waste Their Time at Wasserwelten, Vienna, Austria View the exhibit
1999 – 2002 Exhibition of the Students, International Summeracademy for Fine Arts, Salzburg / Hallein, Austria
2000 Eclipse at Alte Sternwarte, Vienna, Austria View the exhibit
2000 Project «culturless/culturelot», Vienna, Austria View the exhibit
2000 Project & Exhibition «Restitution Point» at Galerie 5020, Salzburg, Austria View the special website of the project
2001 & 2005 Fotonoviembre, 6th / 8th International Biennale of Photography, Teneriffa, Canary Islands
2002 Paper Arts at Papierwespe, Vienna, Austria View the exhibit
2002 Spazialitá condivisa (Divided Space) at Centro d’ Arte Puccini, Florence, Italy View the exhibit
2003 all about: female sex at Galerie Academia, Salzburg, Austria View the exhibit
2003 Paper Is Patient at Galerie im Palais, Vienna, Austria View the exhibit
2004 Collection Piramidon at Piramidon, Barcelona, Catalunya
2004 emBODYment at Rathaus, Mainz, Germany View the exhibit
2005 Heima®t (Homeland/Art) at Deutschvilla, Strobl am Wolfgangsee, Austria View the exhibit
2006 «dilna» exhibition of the “Nikolsburger Symposiums Bildender Kunst” at Barockschlössl, Mistelbach, Austria View the exhibit
2006 – 2007 Industry, Paper, Art at Papiermuseum, Steyrermühl, Austria and at Stadtmuseum, Deggendorf, Germany View the exhibit
2008 Qui vive? Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow, Russia View of the video shown at the Biennale
2008 Parcours II exhibition of the assistents of the Summeracademy at Galerie Freiräume, Hallein, Austria View the exhibit
2009 Basel_backat Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Vienna, Austria
2010 Basel_back IIat Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Vienna, Austria
2011 Nextat Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Vienna, Austria
2011 Fadenspielat Kunstraum Pro Arte, Hallein, Austria
2011 Summer exhibition at Gallery Opus Art, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
2012 Answers on the Front of of Postcard at Opus Art, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
2012 Crossover at Gallery Peithner-Lichtenfels, Vienna
2012 Bei der Arbeit, Teil 1 // At Work, Part 1 at Galerie der KG Freiräume, Hallein, Austria
2012/2013 Appropriation Part III - Sociocultural Imprint at Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna
2013 Humans at Galerie Prisma, Bolzano, Italy
2013 Humans at Künstlerhaus, Klagenfurt, Austria
2013 Great Balls of Austria at CAMP! / Contemporary Art Meeting Point, Athens, Greece
2014 Der Menschheit Würde…(Dignity of Mankind) im MUSA / Museum, Stadtgalerie, Artothek, Wien, Österreich
2014 Der Menschheit Würde…(Dignity of Mankind) im Kunstgalerie Bosniens & Herzegovinas, Sarajevo, Bosnien & Herzegovina
2014 Der Menschheit Würde…(Dignity of Mankind) im Haus der Kunst, Brünn, Tschechische Republik
2014 Memory Lab - Month of Fotography at MUSA / Museum, Stadtgalerie, Artothek, Vienna, Austria
2014 Memory Lab - Month of Fotography at Budapest Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2015 Memory Lab III - Traces at Cercle Cité, Luxembourg
2015 – 2016 Demonstrating Minds at KIASMA - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
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Individual Exhibitions

1999 Sense Development Room at the Pädagogisches Institut and permant installation at the Sonderschule Paulusgasse, Vienna, Austria
2000 A Fish is a Fish at Galerie im Alcatraz, Hallein, Austria View the photos of the exhibition
2001 Superficial View at Galerie Celeste, Wien View the special website of the exhibition
2001 As Long As the Hunters Write History… at Galerie im Alcatraz, Hallein, Austria
2002 Tanja Is Happy at Galerie im Alcatraz, Hallein View the exhibit
2003 self[?]secure at Galerie Vernissage, Vienna, Austria View the special website of the exhibition
2005 Selected Works, at Galerie Ephram, Mikulov, Czech Republic
2007 Preview, Review in the course of Q202, Vienna, Austria
2007 Establishment of a Temporary Disguise, Intervention at Arnetzhoferstraße, Vienna, Austria View the special website
2007 The Necessity to Have Eyes at the Back of the Head at the Deutschvilla, Strobl, Austria View the photos of the exhibition
2008 Where Your Feet Are Standing,… at Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Vienna, Austria View the photos of the exhibition
2009 Abandoned at Forum Alpbach 2009, Alpbach, Austria View the photos of the exhibition
2010 Welcome to Paradise at Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Vienna, Austria View the photos of the exhibition
2011 Pandora’s Box at Alessandro View the exhibit Marena Project, Torino, Italy Fotos der Ausstellung ansehen
2011 Pandora’s Box at Galerie Eboran, Salzburg
2013/2014 Political Correctness at Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria More
2014 What to Do When Hell Breaks Loose at AB Gallery, Lucerne, Switzerland More
2014 Better Homes at Red Carpet Showroom, Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria  More
2016 No one has any intention of building a wall at Kunstverein Augsburg, Germany More
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Art Fairs

2008 Art.Fair 21 represented by Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Cologne, Germany More
2008 Scope Miami represented by Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Miami, USA More
2009 Scope New York represented by Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, New York, USA More
2009 Scope Basel represented by Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Basel, Switzerland More
2010 Arte Fiera represented by Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Bologna, Italy More
2010 Art Austria represented by Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Vienna, Austria More
2010 Hot Art Fair represented by Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Basel, Switzerland More
2010 Munich Contempo represented by Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Munich, Germany More
2010 Art.Fair 21 represented by Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Cologne, Germany Mehr
2011 Scope Basel represented by Alessandro Marena Project, Basel, Switzerland More
2011 Munich Contemporepresented by Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Munich, Germany More
2012 London Art Fair represented by Opus Art, London, UK More
2012 Art.Fair represented by Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Cologne, Germany Mehr
2013 Scope Basel represented by AB Gallery, Basel, Switzerland More
2014 Scope Basel represented by AB Gallery, Basel, Switzerland More
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Scholarships & Studio Projects

2002 Scholarship of the International Summeracademy for Fine Arts, Salzburg, Austria
2003–2004 Artist in Recidence at Centre d’ Arte Contemporani Piramidon, Barcelona, Catalunya
2016 Artist in Residence at Schwarz Foundation, Samos, Greece
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