VALIE EXPORT
VALIE EXPORT Center Linz, photo: Violetta Wakolbinger




1940                  
Born in Linz, Austria.

1956–59
Attends the School of Arts and Crafts in Linz.

1960–1964
Higher Federal Teaching and Research Institute of the Textile Industry in Vienna. After obtaining her diploma in design, VALIE EXPORT begins working in the film industry and is later a co-founder of the Austria Filmmakers Cooperative.

1967
Adopts the name VALIE EXPORT as an artistic concept and logo, which is always to be written in capital letters.

from 1968
Exhibitions in Austria and abroad. Teaches at various international institutions, including the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA, the San Francisco Art Institute and the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK). Professor of Multimedia and Performance at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne.

2005
VALIE EXPORT’s production is purchased by the City of Linz. Establishment of the VALIE EXPORT Archive and the VALIE EXPORT Center, an international research institution for media and performance art.

Lives and works in Vienna, Austria.

 



2015
Lebenswerk-Preis, Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, Vienna
Großes Goldenes Ehrenzeichen der Stadt Linz für Verdienste um die Kultur, Linz

2014
Yoko Ono Lennon Courage Award for the Arts, New York City, USA

2009
Awarded honorary doctorate (Dr.hc.) by the University of Art and Design, Linz

2005
Österreichisches Ehrenzeichen für Wissenschaft und Kunst, Federal Ministry of Science and Culture, Vienna

1998
1. CD-ROM Preis der Videonale Bonn
Österreichischer Würdigungspreis für Künstlerische Fotografie, Federal Chancellery of Austria, Arts and Culture Division, Vienna

1997
Gabriele Münter Preis, Germany

1988
Festival Prize, The 7th Annual Daniel Wadsworth Memorial Video Festival, Hartford, USA
Festival Prize, San Francisco International Video Festival, San Francisco, USA

1985
Internationaler Jurypreis, 31. Westdeutsche Kurzfilmtage, Oberhausen

1978
Spezial-Preis der Jury, XXI Mostra Internazionale del Film d'Autore, San Remo, Italy

1977
Special Mention for Outstanding Film of the Festival, 21st International London Film Festival, UK

1974
Staatsstipendium für Literatur, Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, Vienna

 



2019
VALIE EXPORT. Research - Archives - Œuvre, Vox, Montreal, Canada
VALIE EXPORT. Expanded Arts, Pavillon Populaire, Montpellier, France

2018
Research – Archive – Oeuvre, n.b.k., Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

2017
VALIE EXPORT. Das Archiv als Ort künstlerischer Forschung, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz
Bodies and Boundaries, Kristinehamns Konstmuseum, Sweden

2015
VALIE EXPORT. Expanded Cinema & More, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg

2013
VALIE EXPORT, B³, Recife, Brazil

2011
VALIE EXPORT Archiv, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria
VALIE EXPORT: BODY = LANGUAGE, Centro de Arte Contemporânea e Fotografia, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

2010
VALIE EXPORT. Time and Countertime, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz
VALIE EXPORT. Time and Countertime, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna

2009
VALIE EXPORT: Jerusalem Premiere, The Israel Museum, Ticho House, Jerusalem, Israel

2008
VALIE EXPORT, The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm
VALIE EXPORT, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens

2007
VALIE EXPORT, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
VALIE EXPORT. THE PAIN OF UTOPIA., La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
VALIE EXPORT. Filme und Video, Österreichisches Filmmuseum, Wiener Festwochen, Vienna

2004
VALIE EXPORT: Series, Atelier Augarten, Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst der Österreichischen Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
VALIE EXPORT, Camden Arts Centre, London
E La Nave Va. VALIE EXPORT Rétrospective (K), MAMCO Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva
VALIE EXPORT. Políticas de género, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid

2003
VALIE EXPORT, Centre National de la Photographie, Jeu de Paume, Paris
VALIE EXPORT. Media Anagrams, Akademie der Künste, Berlin

2001
Ob/De+Con(Struction), Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, USA
Metanoia or Another View of Things, The Brno House of Arts, Brno, Czech Republic

1999
FOTOFO Month of Photography. VALIE EXPORT, Austrian Cultural Forum, Bratislava, Slovakia

1998
The Cut in Space, Architekturzentrum Wien
Psycho-Prognoses, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen

1997
Split Reality: VALIE EXPORT, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
Masks. Approaching the Shoa, Jüdisches Museum, Vienna

1996
VALIE EXPORT: body / sign / action, Pacific Film Archive, University Art Museum, Berkeley, USA

1994
Fragments of Images of a Touch, Magazin 4 – Voralberger Kunstverein, Bregenz

1992
VALIE EXPORT. Alive or Dead. Retrospective, Landesgalerie Linz

1990
New Computer Works, Museum Moderner Kunst, Matinée, Vienna

1986
Body Works, Eubie Blake Museum, Baltimore, USA

1980
Video, Projects, Photographies, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
VALIE EXPORT, Biennale di Venezia, Austrian Pavilion, Venice

1975
VALIE EXPORT. Works from 1968–1975, 9th Paris Biennial, Manifestation Internationale des Jeunes, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris