Biography

CURRICULUM VITAE/LEBENSLAUF

Mag.a Helena Eribenne

www.earthzoneproductions.com, helena@earthzoneproductions.com

Born/Geboren: 1968, London, England. Lives and works in Vienna/lebt und arbeitet in Wien seit 1999

Member of the Advisory Board of the Austrian Association of Women Artists (VBKÖ) 2020-23

Member of the Society for the Philosophy Time (SPOT) 2021 –

Education/Ausbildung

2000-04: Academy of Fine Arts Vienna/Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien

Diploma (M.A.) Fine Arts (Honours)/Diplom mit Auszeichnung

2014-2017: Researcher at Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna – Supervision Prof Dr Elke Gaugele

2017-2019: Researcher at University of Vienna, English and American Studies – Supervision Prof Dr Alexandra Ganser

2019 – 2020: Predoctoral researcher with The Dissident Goddesses’ Network – Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

2019 -:Researcher at University of Applied Arts – Supervision Prof Dr Eva Kernbauer

Solo Exhibitions/Einzelnenausstellungen

2020 Killing Time, Galerie LLLLL, Vienna

2019 Woman to Woman II, Kunstraum Niederoesterreich, Vienna

2018 Smells Like Teen Spirit – Art Institute Vienna, Vienna

2016 Theatre of Self Destruction – So Weit Die Zukunft Galerie, Vienna

2016 Rock Chick – Self Destructive Female Icons – Das Packhaus, Vienna

2014 Charlie’s Angels – Tongues, Vienna

2014 Love Thy Neighbour – Eyes On – Month of Photography, Philadelphia Bridge Library, Vienna

2014 Believing – Eyes On – Month of Photography – Gebietsbetreuung Stadterneuerung, 1020 Vienna

2014 Exhibition Space Opening of Branko Andric Centre for Art and Cultural Research, Vienna

2012 Past to the Present, Artistic Strategies, Jetzelsdorf, Lower Austria

2009 in passing – death, identity and 4 show stopping songs – K/haus, Vienna

2007 Photo Wall/Video Wall, Le Meriden, Vienna

2007 Photo Wall/Video Wall, Kunsthalle MQ, Vienna

2005 Kunsthalle Project Space, Vienna

2003 Semper Depot, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

Group Exhibitions/Gruppenausstellungen

2021 FOTO WIEN – POSTPONED DUE TO COVID

2020 Abuja Art Week Digital, Nigeria

2020-22 Kunst am Strom – Museum Ulm, Germany; Schallaburg Castle, Lower Austria

2019 Behind the Paravent Privé, Art United, Vienna Art Week

2019 Somewhere in the World, Forum Frohner, Krems

2017 eigenART I, Galerie am Park, Vienna

2017 Kunst am Zaun, Boerseviertel, Vienna

2017 FIGURSTRAKTIV, Galerie IX, Budapest

2017 The Past, The Present and Future of Power in Fashion & Textiles – IKL, Vienna

2016 An der Situation Arbeiten, IKL, Vienna

2015 theRED, Kunsthalle Schaffhausen, Switzerland

2014 Geschichte Willkommen, Pop Up Exhibition, Wien Museum, Vienna

2014 Death and Dying – MAG3, Vienna

2012 The Chic Boutique – DIEAUSSTELLUNGSSTRASSE, Vienna

2011 The Revolution Will Be Televised (And Broadcast on the Internet), IG Bildende Kunst, Vienna

2010 Imaginaere Graf-klasse, Xpedit Kiosk, Vienna

2009 Personae – Atelier Operngasse, Vienna

2008 Gefährlichste Kamera- Quartier 21 – MQ, Vienna

2008 Sony Ericsson Urban Galleries – Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

2006 Küss die Hand – Waldheim After – Sezession Wichtelgasse, Vienna

2005/06 EuropArt, Peace gerollt – rolling billboards on the streets in Vienna and Salzburg

2005 Computerprintsofwhales – City of Wels Gallery, Wels

2004 Just what is it…? # 1 – Kunstraum Innsbruck – Projektraum, Innsbruck

2004 Diploma Exhibition – Atelierhaus, Semper Depot, Vienna

2004 Born to be a Star – Künstlerhaus, Vienna

2002 Open Door Day/Rundgang – Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

Performances (selection)

2021 Shadow of my Imago – writer/composer/director – Prague Biennial, produced by Tranzit, (POSTPONED DUE TO COVID from 2020 to autumn 2021)

2021 When Time has Flown – Kulturen im Bewegung, Volkskundemuseum, Vienna

2020 “Clairvoyant Claire”, Schallaburg Castle, Lower Austria

2020 Lendart “Killing Time” with Kristoffer Stefan, Lendhafen, Carinthia

2020 Altar to a broken heart – The Dissident Goddesses’ Lecture #4, Semper Depot, Vienna

2019 Woman to Woman II, H13 Prize, Kunstraum Niederoesterreich, Vienna

2016 When the World Comes to An End, Move to Vienna… Because Everything Happens There 20 Years Later! – World Premiere as part of Wienwoche, Vienna – writer/actor/director

2013 Radical Presence – Performa 13 Biennial – Roulette, New York

2013 Sam The Sailor Enters The 21st Century – English Box of Tricks – Wir Sind Wien – Festival der Bezirke, Wien – writer/actor/director

2012 “Super Tuesdays in Ben Patterson’s Play-room”– Nassauischer Kunst Verein Wiesbaden

2009 death, identity and 4 show stopping songs – K/haus, Vienna

2001 ULSS United Lovesick Society/Lovepangs™, dir. Schlingensief – Berlin

2001 An Artist’s Fête in The Secession – Secession, Vienna

2001 Laton Showcase – Batofar, Paris

1988-90 Global performances with S’Express amongst them BBC, Berlin, Paris, New York, Belgium, Holland etc.

Publications and Catalogues selection/Ausgewählte Bibliografie

2021 Falter – Heureka Cover Feature: https://issuu.com/falter.at/docs/heureka_221?fbclid=IwAR3iSBpR_sO9dsmy_8vRpFwSPgh6LRWjEdX9x9iY-hKm2I4thRfT6b-Lg5o

2020 -Lendhafen Catalogue

2020 TDGN – Adoration – http://www.tdgn.at/discreet-spaces-of-dissident-goddesses-3-2/

2019 H13 Prize for Performance catalogue

2019 GIFT Magazine, featured artist

2019 Believing (collage), featured artist in Malmoe 89

2014 eyes on – Month of Photography, Vienna

2014 Living Fluxus – Benjamin Patterson catalogue

2008 Real lives – real stories – Kunsthalle Wien project space karlsplatz

2007 Rock Chick – Photo Wall, Video Wall Catalogue

2006 Küss Die Hand – Waldheim After

2006 Born to be a Star, Catalogue

2006 Shejay interview with Barca Baxant

2005/6 EuropArt, Peace gerollt, Catalogue

2005 Loop Festival, Catalogue

2005 Famal Stuart, Catalogue

2004 Long Night of Music, Catalogue

2004 Skug Magazine https://skug.at/live-fast-die-young/

2004 Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Graduation Catalogue

2002 A Short Film About Smoking, Catalogue

2002 Images Festival, Catalogue

2001 Wien Live, Magazine

2001 Falter – Cover Feature

Prize/Preis

H13 2019 Kunstraum Niederoesterreich Prize for Performance

Curatorial Work/Kuratorische Arbeit

2011 The Revolution Will Be Televised (And Broadcast on the Internet)

Residencies

2021 Federal Studio, Shanghai (POSTPONED DUE TO COVID)

2012 The Present to the Past. Artistic Strategies, Gunsthalle Jetzelsdorf, Lower Austria

2004 Academy of Fine Artist stipend to work abroad, Berlin

Public Collections/Offentliche Sammlungen

The Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna/Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Wien

Ursula Blickle Video Sammlung/Collection

Bundeskanzleramt Österreich

Symposium, Artists Talks and Panel Discussions

  • 2021 – Turn Back Now? – Artist Talk, Anachronies, temporal, and chronological layering in visual arts (Research workshop) – Research Workshop – Catholic Private University, Linz (Online)
  • 2020 – Artist Talk with Synne Genzmer – Killing Time – The Exhibition, online
  • 2020 Kunsthalle Krems – Artstories – invited to discussion on racism in association with exhibition “Memory is the Weapon” by Robin Rhode.
  • 2019 – Making Truth, artists’ talk – Vienna Art Week’s Open Studio Days with Claudia Schumann
  • 2019 -Situation der afrikanischen Künstler*innen in Österreich. Wie kann durch Vernetzung und Unterstützung der Weg zum Erfolg gelingen? Roter Salon, Vienna
  • 2019 – Artist talk with Olivia Jacques as part of H13 Prize for Performance, Kunstraum Niederoesterreich
  • 2018 Keynote Speaker for Kulturen in Bewegung’s Let’s talk about Dis-Othering #3 – Kunsthalle Wien
  • 2017 Concept/Organisation/Participant – The Past, The Present and Future of Power in Fashion & Textiles – IKL, Vienna
  • 2012 Xperimental and Advanced Youth/Music Culture and Future Art Scenes in the Centrope-Region – Slavonice, CZ
  • 2006 Panelist during critical discussion on stardom, power and the position of women – Künstlerhauspassage, Vienna
  • 2003 Invited to join a discussion panel about World Globalisation. Organised by

the FH Schule St Pölten which took place at The Cinema Paradiso

Selected Film and Videography/ Ausgewählte Film Und Videographie

 “The Red Shoes” – 2016

Digital Video single screen installation 3 mins

A fairy tale turns reality – what a nightmare!

2017 Frauen Film Tage/Women’s Film Days, Metro Kino Kulturhaus, Vienna

2016 So Weit Die Zukunft Galerie, Vienna

“Dead Funny End” 2007

Digital Video single screen installation 3 mins

Searching, chasing, dreaming and laughing through the streets and over the bridges of Venice. An homage to Nic Roeg’s “Don’t Look Now.”

2007 Video Wall, Kunsthalle Wien, MQ

“Over X Poseur” 2006

Digital Video single screen installation 3 mins

Fame, fortune and the artist in emotional freefall.

2006 Pantheon Xperimental Film Festival 5.0 Nicosia

2006 Liverpool Independents Biennial

2006 FREeSHOUT Art Fair Montespertoli

2006 Ladyfest Hannover

2006 Ladyfest Berlin

“Every woMan Imaginable” 2004

Digital Video Installation 2 mins

Concept/Director: Chilo Eribenne

The video questions the music industry’s fast food, short shelf-life bands.

2006 Remise – Bludenz 

2005 Loop Video Arts Festival – Barcelona

2005 Ladyfest – Goteborg 

2005 EU – Famul Stuart – Ljubljana

2004 Diploma Exhibition – Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna

2004 Part of project “Chicks” at “Born to be a Star”, Kuenstlerhaus Vienna

2004 Just what is it… # 1 – Kuenstraum Innsbruck – Project Room

“A Short Film About Smoking” 2002

Digital Video 27 mins

Writer/Director/Producer/Actor: Chilo Eribenne

This film concentrates on a young woman’s addiction to tobacco. We explore how she is aware of her addictions and as with many addicts finds kicking the habit a hard reality.

2005 Whitechapel Gallery – open screening London

2004 Schikaneder Kino – Dedicated to…, Film Co-Op Vienna

2004 Star-O-Mat, Kuenstlerhaus Passage Vienna

2004 Ladyfest, Kuenstlerhaus Passage Vienna

2003 DreiRaum Film Festival, Vienna

2003 Open Door Day – Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna

2002 Hollywood Megaplex, Vienna

2002 Kautzen Seedcamp Festival Waldviertel

“Being sHe” 2001

Digital Video 2 mins

Writer/Director: Chilo Eribenne

Good girls always say thank you, Drag Queens do too.

2006 The Wormhole Saloon – The Whitechapel Gallery, London

2005 CultureTV.tv

2005 Reel Women Network Night & Screening, Oxford

2002 Images Festival, Toronto

2002 VideoFormes Videoteque International Festival, Clermont-Ferrand

2002 Women’s Film and Video Festival, WUK, Vienna

“That’s Martini” 1996

B/W Super 8

Concept/Director: Chilo Eribenne

Soundtrack: Tiffany Norchick

Second hand clothes shopping in the highly Irish populated district of London, Kilburn.

“My Darling, My Hamburger” 1995

B/W Super 8

Concept/Director: Chilo Eribenne

Soundtrack: Tiffany Norchick

Long distance love affair in Hamburg, Germany.

2002: Open Door Day – Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna

“Tiff” 1994

Colour Super 8

Concept/Director: Chilo Eribenne

Soundtrack: Tiffany Norchick

A fairy tale girl in a fairy tale land with strands of melancholy.

1994: The London Filmmakers Coop

D I S C O G R A P H Y – SELECTED/AUSWAHL

S’EXPRESS – ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK (RHYTHM KING/LEFT LP8, LP)

S’EXPRESS- THEME FROM S’EXPRESS (RHYTHM KING/LEFT 21T, 12”)

S’EXPRESS – HEY MUSIC LOVER (RHYTHM KING/LEFT 29T, 12”)

HOLGER HILLER – HOLGER HILLER (MUTE/STUMM 109, CD)

CHILO – WALKING INTO LOVE (FUTURE MUSIC COMPILATION CD)

CHILO – LATON MIX (LARC 01)

TRAPEZ – TRAPEZ (LATON 012, 12”/LATON 014, CD)

ANDY BOWMAN – LOST AND FOUND E.P. (GECKO)

ALOIS HUBER – E MBIENT CD (12/01 LATON 015, CD)

A JACKIN’ PHREAK FEATURING HELENA ERIBENNE – TIDALWAVE AJP 006/1 Vinyl 45T 30 cm (Maxi Single)

ALOIS HUBER – ATTRAKTOR – (DOW005)