Maria VMier
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CV
Maria VMier
EDUCATION
2011–2015 studies of Fine Arts (sculpture), Prof. Olaf Metzel, Academy of Fine Arts Munich, Germany (diploma and Meisterschüler honour 2015)
2009–2012 BA studies of philosophy, University Vienna, Austria
2008–2013 studies of fine arts (painting), Prof. Johanna Kandl, University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria (diploma, title Mag. Art., 2013)
2007–2008 study residency in Istanbul, Turkey
2004–2007 studies of Comunications Design, Meisterschule für Mode, Munich, Germany

PROFESSIONAL WORK AND FURTHER EXPERIENCE
coming up: 2019 lecture, "Form your Character!", artist book, Material, Zurich (CH)
coming up: 2019 workshop, "artist books as independent space", Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg
since 2019 part of the committee of the project space Lothringer13_Florida
2019 lecture, Hammann von Mier, "Kunst—Transfer—Praxis", Academy of Fine Arts Nurenberg
2018 lecture, "Form your Character!", FLAT, Nuvola Lavazza, Turin (IT)
since 2017 member of the exhibition committee of the BBK München und Oberbayern e.V.
2016 workshop, Academy of Fine Arts Munich / ASFA Athen (GR), with Hammann von Mier
2015–2016 participant in the DAAD exchange program Survival Kit the between the Universities of Fine Arts in Athens and Munich

SELF-ORGANIZED
since 2017 co-founder of Ruine München (offspace/fanzine) www.ruine-muenchen.de
since 2013 founding member of the publishing house for artist books Hammann von Mier Verlag, concept and realization of artist books, participation  in international artist book fairs
since 2012 part of the artist collective Hammann von Mier (with Stefanie Hammann)
since 2011 exhibition and research projects (Vienna, Passau, Brussels, Munich, Treuen, NYC)

GRANTS/AWARDS/RESIDENCIES

2018 Studio scholarship by the Bavarian State
2017 "FLAT Prize—CRT Art Foundation", Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT

2016 USA-Scholarship travel grant by the Bavarian State Ministry (6 months)
2016 Residency Popps Packing, Hamtramck, Michigan, USA (2 months)
2016 Studio scholarship of the Erwin und Gisela von Steiner-Stiftung

2015 Bursary from the Prinzregent-Luitpold-Foundation
2015 "Debütantenförderung" (debutants bursary) of the Bavarian State Ministry for Education, Culture, Science and Art
2014 "Leonhard und Ida Wolf Gedächtnispreis" (prize for visual arts), City of Munich
2012 Merit scholarship of the University of Applied Arts Vienna

SELECTED SHOWS (group & SOLO)
2019
coming up: opening 30th April, z-common grounds, Munich
coming up: 11th–12th May, Super Books, Haus der Kunst Munich
coming up: October, SOLO show at gallery GiG, Munich
coming up: November, Kluckyland, Vienna, AT with Ruine München

coming up: November, Trauma Team at Golden Pudel Club, Hamburg,
with Ruine München

"When I think of elegance", window piece, SOLO, Kunsthaus Raab, Munich
2018
"Group Habits", with Hammann von Mier, Akademie Galerie Nürnberg, Nuremberg
"Maria VMier (Solo)", SOLO show, Glasbau, Pfarrkirchen
"I never Read", artist books, fructa, Munich
"Chinese Whispers", Nationalmuseum, Berlin
"Portal – A Visual Research", with Ruine München, Lothringer13_Florida, Munich

"Archive Artist Books", artist books, Haus der Kunst, Munich
group show, with Hammann von Mier, The Ballery, Berlin
"Statement. We are dependent!", performance with Hammann von Mier
, HGB, Leipzig
2017
 "50 Jahre Honigpumpe am Arbeitsplatz", reading with Jan Erbelding, artist book, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
"Philipp Gufler: I Wanna Give You Devotion", PLATFORM, Munich
"Die ersten Jahre der Professionalität", with Hammann von Mier, Galerie der Künstler, Munich
"Künstlerbücher für Alles", artist books, Weserburg Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bremen

"Jahresgaben", with Hammann von Mier, Kunstverein München
"Statement. Keep your objects alive!", performance with Hammann von Mier, Karl-Marx-Ring 7, Munich
2016
"New Tribals", SOLO show, with Stefanie Hammann, Popp’s Packing, Detroit
"Hester Street Fair", Metropolitan Structures, with Hammann von Mier, NYC
"Work Work Work", performance with Hammann von Mier, "Der Gemixte Stier", Spike Berlin
"Upstream Edition", with Hammann von Mier, easy!upstream, Munich
2015
"HVM VMH", intervention, with Hammann von Mier, die Hyperkapitalismus, Kammerspiele Munich
"Pause/play", Diploma exhibition with Hammann von Mier, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
"Reality Through Fiction", circuits + currents, Athens
"Survival Plan", Raum für Kunst, Hamburg
2014   
"Double Feature", performance with Hammann von Mier, km.codex, Kunstverein München, Munich
"Preview", with Hammann von Mier, Galerie FOE, Munich
2013
"Sandy’s Books’n’Burgers", SOLO show Hammann von Mier, AkademieGalerie, Munich
"You Idle You Pay", SOLO diploma exhibition, University of Applied Arts, Vienna
"Jahresgaben", with Hammann von Mier, Kunstverein Munich
"Festival of Independents", with Hammann von Mier, Haus der Kunst, Munich
2012
"Treuen", Gartenhaus der Kunst, Munich
"Superecke", Kunstpavillon, Munich
2011   
"Die Essence", Die Angewandte, MAK, Vienna
"Auf dem Tisch", Galerie Z, Hard
"SPACE", SOLO show, Kulturmodell Passau


PUBLISHING (selected)
2019
coming up: "Portal—A Visual Research", authors: Johanna Klingler, Amir Saifullin, design: Maria VMier
coming up: "Ruine München zeigt: Natalie Brück—Festkleben"
coming up: "Sichtbare Unsicherheit und Unsicherheit des Sehens", artist: Elke Dreier, design: Maria VMier, Elke Dreier
2018
"Form your Character!", artists/design/concept: Hammann von Mier, Stefanie Hammann Maria VMier, 200p.
"Ruine München zeigt: Adeleide Ivánova—The Görli from Ipanema (and other texts)", artists: Adeleide Ivànova, Erica Zingano, 68p.
"Premium Discount", artists: Kitti & Joy, concept/design: Hammann von Mier, Kitti & Joy, 208p.
"Ruine München zeigt: Transmission Gallery—
The Phone is the Keyhole; The Penpot, the Heart.", artists: Thulani Rachia, Adam Benmakhlouf, Myriam Mouflih, Alberta Whittle, Alaya Ang, Katherine Ka Yi Liu
"Form Last Aggression", artist: Andreas Peiffer, concept/design: Maria VMier, 240p.
"L.A.C.C. No 1", artist: Jonas von Ostrowski, design/concept: Maria VMier, 36p.
"Jamonline", artists: Julius Heinemann, Felix Leon Westner, 100p.
"Ruine München zeigt: Max Grau—I just wanted things to be beautiful", artist: Max Grau, 90p.
2017
"Ruine München zeigt: Rebecca Erin Moran—I‘m feeling emulsional", artist: Rebecca Erin Moran
"I Wanna Give You Devotion", artist: Philipp Gufler, design/concept: Stefanie Hammann, Maria VMier, 112p.
"What are people for?", artist: Anna McCarthy, for Kunstverein Göttingen, 60p.
"Beuys. Coffeetable book", artist/design/concept: Maria VMier, Jan Erbelding, 100p.
"Verschlingungen. Einführung in den Brasilianischen Hunger", Hrsg: Oliver Precht, artist: Maria VMier
"Soft . Strands . Chicks", artist: Sarah Lehnerer, for Kunstverein Göttingen, 60p.
"Ruine München zeigt: Johanna Gonschorek—Alte Tage", artist: Johanna Gonschorek
"München du sattes Gesicht!", artist/design/concept: Hammann von Mier, 52p.
2016
"Animal of the State", artist: Survival Kit, design/concept: Stefanie Hammann, Maria VMier, 218 p.
"Off", artist: Jan Erbelding, design/concept: Maria VMier, Jan Erbelding, 80 p.
"Work Work Work", artist: Hammann von Mier, design: Schultz/Wiegand, 200 p.
2015
"F N A", artist: Angela Stiegler, 160 p.
"Wie vorher/ Wie damals/ Wie wann es brennt/ Genau so", artist: Paula Olloqui, design/concept: Maria VMier,160 p.
"Pause/Play", artist/design/concept: Hammann von Mier, 20 p.
2014
"Night Tales", artist: Johannes Tassilo Walter, Text: P.S. Thor, 18 p.
"Die Chronologie der Zelle", artist: Matthias Glas, curated by Hammann von Mier 106 p.
"Projektion auf die Krise. Gauweilereien in München", artist: Philipp Gufler, design: Hammann von Mier, 72 p.
2013   
"12345678910 Days in NY + the whole fucking storm story", artist/design/concept: Hammann von Mier, 100 p.
"Alles", artist/design/concept: Maria VMier, 1010p.

BOOK FAIRS
"Super Books", Haus der Kunst, Munich 2019. "FLAT" Turin 2017 and 2018. "LA Art Book Fair", MOCA, The Geffen Contemporary, 2016. "New York Art Book Fair", MoMa PS1, 2014 and 2016. "Friends with Books", Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin 2015. "Miss Read", Akademie der Künste, Berlin 2015. "I never read Basel", 2014. "Zine fair", Kunsthalle, Vienna, 2013.

BOOK COLLECTIONS
Archive Artist Publications (Munich), Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Munich), Joan Flasch Artists' Books Collection (Chicago), Deutsche Nationalbibliothek (Frankfurt am Main), Zentrum für Künstlerpublikationen–Weserburg (Bremen), SFMoMa Library (San Francisco), Metropolitan Museum (New York City).