born 1980 in Austria
lives and works in Berlin



education

2001 - 2006   studied computer and video art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Austria




participations     *solo   **duo

2017
KAPITALSTRÖMUNG, Kunsthalle Tübingen, Tübingen (DE)
Let’s buy it! Kunst und Einkauf, LUDWIGGALERIE Schloss Oberhausen, Oberhausen (DE)
PUSH – Living in the Hyper Information Age, European Media Art Festival - Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Osnabrück (DE)
ba ≠ b+a, 10 Jahre MUSA – Aus der Sammlung der Stadt Wien, MUSA, Vienna (AT)
Capriccio, Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin (DE)
Ortstermin 2017, Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin (DE)
Maria Anwander & Ruben Aubrecht, vienna contemporary - ZONE 1, Galerie Lisi Hämmerle, Marx Halle, Vienna (AT)**
on the record, Theater am Saumarkt, Feldkirch (AT)**
Lokale Gruppe, Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Darmstadt (DE)
hidden::display, Neue Galerie, Innsbruck (AT)

2016
Ruben Aubrecht, ORF - Landesstudio Vorarlberg, Dornbirn (AT)*
AWAY, Former Post and Telegraph Office, Vienna (AT)
»junger westen« 2015, GersonHöger Galerie, Hamburg (DE)
Dialog 1: Zeigen und Verbergen, Quadrat, Dornbirn (AT)
Umeå Konsthall - pop-up exhibition space, Umeå (SE)
Bilbao - Bregenz, Bildraum, Bregenz (AT)
Von Jäger_ und Sammler_innen, periscope, Salzburg (AT)

2015
Time Activities, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz (AT)*
Heimspiel 2015, Kunsthalle St. Gallen, St. Gallen (CH)
Maria Anwander / Ruben Aubrecht, Galerie allerArt, Bludenz (AT)**
»junger westen«, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Recklinghausen (DE)
Autopoiesis, HAUS am KLEISTPARK, Berlin (DE)
Berlin Art Prize, DISTRICT Berlin, Berlin (DE)
IRONY, European Media Art Festival - Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Osnabrück (DE)
Celebration, Museum Centre Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarsk (RU)
Call for Drawings, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht (NL)
Pop Up Exhibition, Kargart, Istanbul, (TR)
Is The Bird Still Yellow In The Dark?, Toilet Encounters #5, Paris (FR)
Rewind & Replay, Galerie Hollenstein, Lustenau (AT)

2014
In Between the Borders of Now, Karlin Studios, Prague (CZ)**
Bregenz Biennale, Bregenz (AT)
Aus Film und Fernsehen, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin (DE)
All in One Party Show, Insitu, Berlin (DE)
Open Studios, 18th Street, Santa Monica (US)
Was Sie Lesen, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz (AT)

2013
using pastel is so uncontemporary, Galerie Stephanie Hollenstein, Lustenau (AT)**
In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art, Art Museum, Greensboro (US)
In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius (LT)
überbleibsel, konnektor - Forum der Künste, Hanover (DE)
EPISODE 3: cézanne beats pollock, insitu, Berlin (DE)
Galeria Luis Adelantado, Valencia (ES)
Glasklar milchig, Forum Factory, Berlin (DE)
Kauf mich!, Galerie Schwartzsche Villa, Berlin (DE)

2012
Under the Tinsel Sun, 3rd Moscow Biennale for Young Art, Central House of Artists, Moscow (RU)
Inconclusive Analysis, 3rd Moscow Biennale for Young Art, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow (RU)
Heimspiel, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen (CH)
In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art, Drawing Center, New York (US)
In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art, Mumbai Art Room, Mumbai (IN)
In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art, Nero HQ, Rome (IT)
In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art, Salt Beyoglu, Istanbul (TR)
In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art, John M. Flaxman Library Special Collections, Chicago (US)
Licht, Sezession Darmstadt, Darmstadt (DE)
Nach dem Projekt ist vor dem Projekt ist, Abteilung für Alles Andere, Berlin (DE)
Druck, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz (AT)
Do what you can't, 1st Bregenz Biennale, Bregenz (AT)
Open Studios, Oficina de Arte, Mexico City (MX)

2011
Mögliches Resultat einer gemeinsamen Arbeit, Startgalerie im MUSA, Vienna (AT)**
In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art, De Vleeshal, Middelburg (NL)
In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice (IT)
In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art, KHOJ International Artists‘ Association, New Delhi (IN)
Arbeiten der Bewerber um den Preis der Sezession, Darmstädter Sezession, Darmstadt (DE)
Iteration I, Space (in der Kubatur des Kabinetts), Fluc, Vienna (AT)
White Noise, mobiler Ausstellungsraum am Mozartplatz, Salzburg (AT)

2010
Please Be Patient, AC Institue, New York (US)*
Not Here, No There, Harlem Studio Fellowship, New York (US)
Gaming the System, Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz (AT)
You Fail, periscope:project:space, Salzburg (AT)
Pure Element, Pure Form, Montrasio Arte, Milan (IT)
Ruben Aubrecht, Michaela Frühwirth, Martin Gabriel und Micha Payer, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz (AT)
Quasi Dasselbe ...? Diskurse mit poetischer Funktion, Kunstpavillon, Tiroler Künstlerschaft, Innsbruck (AT)
Ruben Aubrecht, Michaela Frühwirth, Martin Gabriel und Micha Payer, Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg (AT)

2009
Anonyme Zeichner N°10, Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, Berlin (DE)
Labyrint 09 - Writings and Observations, Botkyrka Konsthall, Tumba (SE)
The Peephole Approach to Artist Couples, Sezession Wichtelgasse, Vienna (AT)
Visions in the Nunnery, The Nunnery Gallery, London (GB)
Chaos, G.A.S. - Station, Berlin (DE)
Portrait, Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz (AT)
Ostrale `09, Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Dresden (DE)
Print Matters, General Store at Chauvel Cinema, Sydney (AU)

2008
Am Sprung, OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz (AT)
Kapital - Körper - Konventionen, Forum Schloss Wolkersdorf, Wolkersdorf (AT)
Freiwild, Doppel De, Dresden (DE)

2007
Intervention, Fieldgate Gallery, London (GB)
un_space, MAK Contemporary Art Tower, Vienna (AT)

2006
Faktum Flakturm, Flakleitturm Arenbergpark, Vienna (AT)
Tag der offenen Tür, Flakleitturm Arenbergpark, Vienna (AT)
Zur Zeit I, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz (AT)

2004
Fotografie als Kunst / Kunst als Fotografie, Academy of Fine Art, Vienna (AT)
Der Soziographische Blick / Projektraum Medien.Kunst.Tirol, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck (AT)
The Hell Fire Dining Club, Kunsthalle Projektspace Karlsplatz, Vienna (AT)




art in public space

2015
Persecution, Resistance and Struggle for Freedom Memorial - in collaboration with Maria Anwander, S-Bahnstation Hernals, Vienna (AT)

2012 - 2014
Further Development, Intervention im öffentlichen Raum, Maria Theresien Str. 34, Arkadenhof, Innsbruck (AT)




grants / awards / residencies

2016 Artist in Residence at Umeå Academy of Fine Arts (SE)
2014 Studio Grant Istanbul (TR) - awarded by Senate Chancellery - Cultural Affairs, Berlin
2014 18th Street, Santa Monica (US)
2013 Studio Grant Mexio City (MX) - awarded by the Ministry of Art and Education Austria
2013 Artist in Residence, Arlberg Hospiz, St. Christoph / Arlberg (AT)
2012 Artist in Residence, Oficina de Arte, Mexico City (MX)
2011 Advancement Award of the Darmstädter Sezession, Darmstadt (DE)
2010 Harlem Studio Fellowship, New York (US)
2008 Bilbao Arte Center for Contemporary Art / Fundación Bilbao Arte Fundazioa, Bilbao (ES)