Maria VMier
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CV
Maria VMier
PROFESSIONAL AND CURATORIAL WORK
2019 teaching, "self-publishing as artistic practice", Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg
since 2019 part of the programming committee of the project space FLORIDA Lothringer 13
since 2017 member of the exhibition committee of the BBK München und Oberbayern e.V.
2015–2016 teaching participant in the DAAD exchange program Survival Kit between the Universities of Fine Arts in Athens and Munich
since 2013 participation in (inter)national artist book fairs (NYC, LA, Turin, Wien, Frankfurt, Berlin, Vancouver etc.)
since 2013 conception, design and realization of artist books and art catalogues

SELF-ORGANIZED
since 2017 founder, co-running the artist-run project space Ruine München (with Leo Heinik and Jan Erbelding)
since 2013 founder, co-running the publishing house for artist books Hammann von Mier Verlag (with Stefanie Hammann)
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, Brandenburg)

GRANTS/AWARDS/RESIDENCIES
2020 Residency at Boan 1942, Seoul, South Korea (2 months)
2020 Curatorial Residency in Marseille, France, with Frauke Zabel and Beo Thomek / FLORIDA Lothringer 13, and Goethe Institute Paris/Marseille
2020 Förderpreis für Bildende Kunst 2020, Stadt München (Prize for visual arts by the City of Munich)

2019 Fellowship Art & Environment, Libken e.V., Brandenburg, Germany (6 weeks)

2017 FLAT Prize—CRT Art Foundation,
for Hammann von Mier Verlag, Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT, Turin, Italy
2016 USA-Scholarship travel grant by the Bavarian State Ministry (6 months),
w/ Stefanie Hammann
2016 Residency Popp's Packing, Detroit, Michigan, USA (2 months)

2015 Debütantenförderung (debutants bursary) of the Bavarian State Ministry for Education, Culture, Science and Art, for Hammann von Mier
2014 Leonhard und Ida Wolf Gedächtnispreis (prize for visual arts), City of Munich, for Hammann von Mier
2012 Merit scholarship of the University of Applied Arts Vienna

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS (group & SOLO)
2020
"Jahresgaben" Kunstverein München
"the thing in the ceiling gives me orders", SOLO show at Boan Art Space, Seoul, South Korea
"inexistent books", group show, w/ Hammann von Mier, I never Read, Basel
"FAMilia Stradale. Abolish the police w/ FAM_", labelnight w/FAM_ x Ruine München, Mickeymouseplatz/Kreativquartier Munich
"Zungen", SOLO show, organized by Konstantin Lannert, Artothek, Munich
"Ruinous Times", garden salon during "Radio-Aktivität. Kollektive mit Sendungsbewusstsein" organized by Ruine München w/ Kamilla Bischof, Achinoam Alon, Hannes Heinrich, Mako Sangmongkhon, Pat Shoulder, Leo Heinik, Maria VMier, Lenbachhaus, Munich
"Zur Einsamkeit", bar setting and activation during "This House is not a Home" by K2020, with Jan Erbelding, Lothringer 13 Halle, Munich
"5 Years", group show, GiG Munich
"Unter Flaschen. Die Fledermaus in der Bar du Bois", group show, organized by Bar du Bois, Heiligenkreuzerhof, Vienna
"Förderpreis der Stadt München", exhibition of the nominees, Lothringer 13 Halle, Munich

2019

"Ruine München", group show, curated by Alexandra Maria Toth, Jan Erbelding, Leo Heinik Maria VMier and Ruine München, Kluckyland, Vienna
"Jahresgaben", Kunstverein München"Dear Fear," guest at radio show "30000 Kräuter" by Daniel Door, at Radio 80000

"Ruine München im Golden Pudel", exhibition and reading, invited by Trauma Team, with Ruine München, Golden Pudel Club, Hamburg
"Dear Fear, [Amazon isn't a Cathedral]" (excerpt), reading at the solo debut "ich mag das" of musician and author Mira Mann, Blitz Club, Munich

"Vier", SOLO show at GiG Munich
"When I think of elegance [Dear Evelyn,]", letter piece, part of Evelyn Taocheng Wang's exhibition "Spreading Elegance", FRAC Champagne Ardenne, Reims, FR

"Dear Fear, [Amazon isn't a Cathedral]", lecture performance (texts and tour through the garden) and SOLO show at Libken e.V., Uckermark, Brandenburg

"Form your Character!", lecture performance with HVM, program of Art Book Fair Cologne, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
"Kopfüber blüht Sehnsucht", reading of "Brooklyn, 27. Juni [ich lese mir aus der Hand]", organized by Anne Stukenborg, z-common ground, Munich
"Server Room", site-specific installation, curated by Laura Lang,z-common ground, Munich
"Super Books", art book fair, Haus der Kunst, Munich

"Archives in Residence — AAP Archive Artist Publications", selection of artist books on display, with HVM Verlag, Haus der Kunst, Munich
"Form your Character!", lecture performance with HVM, Kunst—Transfer—Praxis, Academy of Fine Arts, Nuremberg

"When I think of elegance", site-specific window piece, SOLO, Kunsthaus Raab, Munich
2018
"Group Habits", with Bernadette Corporation, Thomas Bayrle, Sofia Duchovny, Galerie Duglas, FLAME, Calla Henkel & Max Pitegoff, Nuri Koerfer, Hammann von Mier, Life Sport and Stephen Suckale, curated by Judith Grobe and Gergana Todorova, Akademie Galerie, Nuremberg
"Form your Character!", lecture performance with HVM, FLAT, Nuvola Lavazza, Turin (IT)
"Form your Character", eds. Stefanie Hammann and Maria VMier, artist book "Chronology of Events [2016–18]", ed. Maria VMier, artist book "Maria VMier (Solo)", SOLO show, Glasbau, Pfarrkirchen
"I never Read", show on artist publishers, fructa, Munich
"Chinese Whispers", group show, Nationalmuseum, Berlin
"Portal – A Visual Research", with Oleg Elagin, Mikhail Gorelov, Mikhail Gunko, Dmitrii Krylov, Darja Larionova, Ekaterina Lebedeva, Daria Volkova, Anton Poehali, Irina Sevostianova, Alexander Verevkin, Oleg Zaharkin, Aleksei Zhuravlev, Sergei Balandin, Levi Abiano, Maksim Iakunin, Kirill Ermolin-Lugovskoi, Anna Korzhova, Kirill Krupenev School of the Avantgarde – Школа Авангарда, Frühstücksradio, Katja Kobolt, Publikum, Ruine München, organized by Johanna Klingler and Amir Saifullin, Lothringer13_Florida, Munich
group show, with Hammann von Mier, The Ballery, Berlin
"Statement. We are dependent!", performance with Hammann von Mier, "it's a book",  HGB, Leipzig
2017
"50 Jahre Honigpumpe am Arbeitsplatz", reading with Jan Erbelding, artist book, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
"I Wanna Give You Devotion", with Muriel Aichberger, Tabea Blumenschein, Virág Bogyó, Johannes Büttner, Cinenova Working Group, Fernando Corona, Stephan Dillemuth, Holger Dreissig, Loretta Fahrenholz, Johannes Fedisch, Philipp Gufler, Richard John Jones, Hammann von Mier, Sands Murray-Wassink, Gyula Muskovics, Leo Heinik, Vera Hofmann, Isaac Julien, Byron Kalomamas, Chris Kraus, Kriwet, Lothringer13_Florida, Anna McCarthy, Mirja Reuter, Paola Revenioti, Barbara Spiller, Angela Stiegler, Raphaela Vogel, Evelyn Taocheng Wang, Maria VMier and the X-Patch Collective, curated by Philipp Gufler, 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", site-specific 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
"Festival of Independents", with Hammann von Mier, Haus der Kunst, Munich
2012
"Treuen", inderdisciplinary research project in a former weaving mill, with Evelyn Sitter (fashion) and Sophie Schultz (graphic), Gartenhaus der Kunst, Munich
"Superecke", site-specific installation, Kunstpavillon, Munich
2011   
"Die Essence", Die Angewandte, MAK (Museum of Applied Arts), Vienna
"Auf dem Tisch", Galerie Z, Hard

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2020 "the thing in the ceiling gives me orders", Hammann von Mier Verlag, Munich
2020 "When I think of Elegance [Dear Evelyn,]", in: Carf 02, Magazin Hrsg. FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, FR
2019 "12345678910 Days in New York + the whole fucking storm story" in: Artist's Books for Everything, eds. Museum für Moderne Kunst, Weserburg, Bremen
2019 "Queer Publishing. A Family Tree", eds. Berhard Cella, Orlando Pescatore, Salon für Kunstbuch, Vienna
2019 "Edcat Art Books from Europe — Selected for abc Art Book Fair Beijing 2019", ed. Jan Steinbach, Edition Taube, Munich/Zurich
2019 "Ruine München (RN MCHN)", in: Portal, eds. Johanna Klingler and Amir Saifullin, Hammann von Mier Verlag
2017 "MUT WUT MUT [silver]" in: I wanna give you devotion, ed. Philipp Gufler, Hammann von Mier Verlag
2016 "Animal of the State", ed. by S-Kit, concept/design: Stefanie Hammann, Maria VMier, Akademieverlag, Munich
2015 "No-ISBN. On Self-publishing", ed. Bernhard Cella, Salon für Kunstbuch, Walther König, Frankfurt
2015 "Notel Prinzregent", ed. Michael Hofstetter, Akademieverlag, Munich
2014 "Sandy's Books'n'Burgers" in: AkademieGalerie 2011–2013, Akademieverlag, Munich
2014 "One publishes to find comrades", ed. Eva Weinmayr, Judith Neunhäuserer, self-published
2012 "Treuen", ed. Sophie Schultz, self-published

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HAMMANN VON MIER VERLAG ARTIST BOOKS IN COLLECTIONS OF
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).