Hans Bernhard, ‘Untitled’, Museum of African Design (MOAD)

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Lizvlx born in Austria and Hans Bernhard born in the USA (both 1973)
Live and work in Vienna, Austria and St. Moritz, Switzerland

Solo Shows

2015 No Limit, Kasseler Kunstverein (September 2015)

2013 u s e r u n f r i e n d l y, Carroll / Fletchter Gallery, London
Deephorizon, ArtScience Museum, Singapore

2012 Kraft - School of Energy, 3331, Tokyo
Kraft - Let's Go!, Goethe Institute, Johannesburg, South Africa
Affirmation, Kunstgastgeber, Public Installation, Vienna
Daily Doodle, Fach & Asendorf Gallery, Online

2011 Variation 1, Centre Pompidou, Paris
BEING POLITICAL IS SUCH A HUGE TREND™, Gallery [DAM], Berlin
Asylabwehramt, De Wereld van Witte de With, Rotterdam
WOPPOW, Goethe Institut, Nairobi, Kenya

2010 EKMRZ Trilogy, City Gallery Ljubljana, Slovenja
Asylabwehramt, Das Weisse Haus, Vienna

2009 EKMRZ Trilogy, ARCO MADRID, Expanded Box
Superenhanced, Fabio Paris Art Gallery, Brescia, Italy
Superenhanced, Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich

2007 Seals, EAF Experimental Arts Foundation, Adelaide
Chinese Gold, Rex Gallery, Belgrade

2006 Lilly Controls My Foriginals, Fabio Paris Art Gallery, Brescia, Italy
Foriginal ART FID, HMKV, Dortmund
Foriginal Seals, Overgaden Contemporary Art Institute, Copenhagen
Amazon Noir, Galerie Dana Charkasi, Vienna

2005 BANKSTATEMENTGENERATOR, [plug.in], Basel
GWEI - Google Will Eat Itself, The Premises Gallery, Johannesburg

2004 TheAgency*, Kunsthaus, Graz, Austria

2002 Bringing capitalism & democracy closer together, The Premises Gallery, Johannesburg
Selected Group Shows
2015 Global Control and Censorship, ZKM Karlsruhe (upcoming)
Hamster, Hipster, Handy/Are You Still There, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt (upcoming)
Enhanced Vision, Siggraph, Los Angeles (upcoming)
Social Glitch, Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Wien (upcoming)
Desasters, X & Beyond, Copenhagen (upcoming)
Psychos, Partage, Flic En Flac (Mauritius) (upcoming)
The Politics of Data, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (upcoming)
Group Therapy, Fact, Liverpool

2014 Extinction Marathon, Serpentine Galleries, London
Plug.in, Contemporary Istanbul
Christoph Schlingensief (NAZI~LINE), MoMA PS1, New York
This is not art, Pixxelpoint Festival, Nova Gorica
Net.Art Painters and Poets, City Gallery, Ljubljana
Beyond Resolution, The Wrong, Internet Biennale
2013 SYSTEMICS #2, Kunsthall, Aarhus
Money after Money, Gyre, Tokyo
Hardcore, Kasseler Kunstverein
Teletext Art, Ars Electronica Linz
Summer Splash 2, DAM Gallery, Berlin
To Have and Have Not, Halle 14, Leipzig
To Have and Have Not, ACC, Weimar
Gaslightning, CMR, Cornwall
Teletext, Teletext Art Festival, CH/AT/DE
1:1, MoMA, Ljubljana
2012 Re:Made, MNAC - National Museum Bucarest, Romania
Transmediale, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Affirmation, Kunstgastgeber, Public Installation, Vienna
Speedshow, Galway, Ireland
dOCUMENTA(13), Kassel (disinvited)
DVD Dead Drop, Museum of the Moving Image, New York
Province, Enav Center, Tel Aviv & Saraya, Jaffa, Israel
ZIP Show, Fach &B Asendorf Online Gallery, Kassel/Berlin
Public Space, Museum of Contemporary Art Badajoz, Spain

2011 Named, Gwangju Design Biennale, Korea
Alternative Now, WRO Media Art Biennale, Wroclaw, Poland
The Oil Show, HMKV, Dortmund
Is This Thing On?, Contemporary Arts Center (CAC), Cincinnati, Ohio
Friends, Fach & Asendorf Gallery, Online, Kassel
The Art of Hacking, NiMK, Amsterdam
BYOB, Island of San Servolo, Accademia Di Belle Arti, Venice
Twente Biennale, Twente, The Netherlands
Connect. Art between Media and Reality, Shedhalle, Zurich
ASAP, Amelie Gallery, Beijing
2010 Abandon Normal Devices, Manchester, UK
Les Rencontres Internationales, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Re:Group, Eyebeam, New York
Young Art Biennale, Bukarest
Space Invaders, FACT, Liverpool
Article Biennale, Stavanger, Norway
Center for Contemporary Art CCA, Tel Aviv
Speed Show Vol. 2, Vienna
White, Yellow, Blue, and Black, one Coincidence, and one Object., Galerija Galzenica Kroatien

2009 Prague Biennale 4, Czech Republic
Celebration of the Consumer YOU_ser 2.0, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

2008 Revolutionsonline, Biennale of Sidney
L'impresa dell'Arte, PAN, Napoli, Italy
Industrial Lies, Dispari & Dispari, Reggio Emiglia, Italy
Holy Fire. Art of the Digital Age, iMAL Bruxelles
transmediale.08, Transmediale, Berlin
Anna Kournikova: Deleted By Memeright Trusted System, HMKV Dortmund
Renascence, World Finance Center Courtyard Gallery, New York

2007 My Own Private Reality, Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, Germany
LABcyberspaces, Laboral Art Center, Gijon, Spain
Organic Living, Kunsthaus Dresden, Germany
ZONE V2_ , MOCA Teipei
Free Radicals, Israeli Center for digital Art, Holon
Im-Polis, Laboradores Alameda, Mexico-City
Share Festival, Accademia Albertina, Turin
Les Rencontres Internationales, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid
Google Art, or How to Hack Google, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
UN-Space, MAK Flakturm, Vienna

2006 Arteast Collection 2000+23, Moderna Galerija Ljubljana, Slovenja
Connected, Art Center Nabi, Seoul
Smile Machines, Akademie der Kuenste, Berlin
Derivatives, new art financial visions, La Casa Encendida, Madrid
Economy Class, Alliance Francaise, Nairobi, Kenya
Digital Transit, Museo Municipal de Arte Contemporáneo de Madrid
No Parachute, Art & Gallery, Milano

2005 Just do it!, Lentos Museum of Modern Art, Linz, Austria
Hybrid - Living in Paradox, Ars Electronica Festival, Linz, Austria
How do we want to be governed?, MACBA, Barcelona
Update, Kuenstlerhaus, Vienna
Open Nature, ICC, Tokyo
ABC, Neurotitan Gallery, Berlin
Biennale Ibicagrafica, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Eivisassa

2004 Electrohype, Konsthall Malmoe
Art meets Media, ICC, Tokyo
Wizards of Oz, Bcc Berlin

2003 Online Actionism, MUMOK Museum of Modern Art, Vienna
Soziale Technologien, Kokerei Essen, Germany
Kingdom of Piracy, Acer Digital Art Center, Taiwan

2002 amj.ch, expo.02 Switzerland
Noname, Madretor Gallery, Rotterdam

2001 At the Edge of the Law, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
010101 Art in Technological Times, SFMOMA, San Francisco

1999 Videodrome, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
etxtreme.ru, map.jodi.org (online)

Talks, Conferences and Seminars

2015 Artist Talk & Workshop, American University, Cairo (upcoming)
Workshop, Parsons, Paris (upcoming)

2014 Talk & Panel, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Keynote, 30C3, CCH Hamburg
Das Netz nach Snowden, Supermarkt, Berlin
Urban Governance, Urban Knights, Vienna

2013 Keynote, CCC, Hamburg
Artist Talk, Kunsthall Aarhus
Artist Conversation with Ben Vickers, Carroll / Fletcher London
Artist Collectives vs. Social Networks, ICA London,
Digital Art Weeks, ArtScience Museum, Singapore
Big Data, Migros Think Tank, Romainmotier (CH)
Kunsturteile, Panel on Vote-Auction, Gessnerallee Zurich

2012 Lunch Bytes, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC
New Wave, Künstlerhaus Vienna, Austria

2011 Precarious Times - British Art Show 7, Plymouth College of Art, UK

2010 Politique 0, Espace Niemeyer, Paris
WDYMI, Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore

2009 Keynote, ISEA, Belfast, Northern Ireland
What needs to change, CA2M, Madrid

2008 Dictionaries of War, Novi Sad, Serbia

2007 Tomorrow Now, Microwave, Hong Kong

2006 Takeaway, Science Museum, London

2005 History of Networked Art, Accademia delle Belle Arti di Carrara, Italy
Hybrid Living in Paradox, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria

2004 Open Nature, ICC, Tokyo
Le Signal, FIPA, Biarritz, France
Activism, University of applied Art, Vienna

2002 Design Indaba, Capetown, South Africa

2001 Berliner Theatertreffen, Berliner Festspiele, Berlin

2000 CC17, CCC, Berlin

1999 UNIDEE, Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy

Selected Bibliography
2015 Cmd-Shift-4, Screenshots 2001-2015, UBERMORGEN, Link Editions, Brescia (upcoming)
Melanie Buehler (Ed), Lunch Bytes, Revolver Publishing Berlin (forthcoming)
From Pixels to Politics, Jero van Nieuwkoop in conversation with Hans Bernhard & Fritz Laszlo Weber, Simulacrum Magazin, NL
Changer l'argent, Shu Lea Chang, Anne-Cecile Worms (Ed), MCD Magazin, Paris
UBERMORGEN’S ATTACK: ACTS OF SOCIAL SADISM IN NET.FANTASY, Ivan Knapp, Academia.edu
Sam Hopkins (edited by), Masaai Mbili, Goethe Nairobi (forthcoming)

2014 Hacking, Dominik Landwehr in conversation with UBERMORGEN, Christoph Merian Verlag, Basel
Soren Pold, The Project Formerly Known as Forkbomb, Formules Journal, France
Edward A. Shanken, Investigatory art: Real-time systems and network culture, NECSUS

2013 Steve Fletcher (edited by), u s e r u n f r i e n d l y, Carroll / Fletcher London
Yana Milev (edited by), Design Anthropology, Peter Lang, Bern/Bruxelles/Berlin/New York Johannes H. Hedinger (Ed), What's Next, Kulturverlag Kamdos

2012 Hans Bernhard, lizvlx (Artist Book), AAba, Trauma, Vienna
Kunst, Krise, Subversion, Transcript Verlag
Speaking Code, MIT Press

2011 Domenico Quaranta, In Your Computer, LINK Editions, Brescia
C.U. Andersen & S. B. Pold (edited by), Interface Criticism, Aarhus University Press, Denmark
S. Hochrieser, M. Kargl, B. Rinagl, F. Thalmair (edited by), Content, Verlag fuer moderne Kunst, Nuernberg
G. Russegger, M. Tarasiewicz, M. Wlodkowski (edited by), Coded Cultures, SpringerWienNewYork
Internet Activists, Hephaestus Books

2010 R. Klanten, M. Hübner, A. Bieber, P. Alonzo, G. Jansen (edited by), Art & Agenda, Gestalten, Berlin
D. Buchhart, G. Nestler, Wirtschaft und Kunst, Kunstforum
W. Lieser, T. Baumgartel, H. Dehlinger, The World of Digital Art, Ullmann, Potsdam

2009 Alessandro Ludovico (edited by), Media Hacking vs. Conceptual Art, Merian, Basel
Domenico Quaranta, Inke Arns, JODI, UBERMORGEN.COM, FPeditions, Brescia
Inga Reimers, Das hybrid Gesamtkunstwerk ubermorgen.com, University of Hamburg, Germany

2008 Rudolf Frieling (edited by), The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now, Thames & Hudson, London
Gerlinde Schuller, Designing universal knowledge, Lars Mueller Publisher, Baden, Switzerland

2007 T. Ernst, P. Cantó, S. Richter, N. Sennewald, J. Tieke (edited by), SUBversionen, Transcript, Bielefeld

2006 M. Bittanti, D. Quaranta (edited by), GameScenes. Art in the Age of Videogames, Johan & Levi, Milan

2003 Marco Deseriis, Giuseppe Marano, Net.Art - L'arte della connessione, Shake Editioni di Milano, Italy

2002 A. Wishart, R. Bochsler, Leaving Reality Behind, Fourth Estate, London

2001 Armin Medosch, Janko Roettgers, Netzpiraten, Dpunkt, Heidelberg, Germany
Christine Boehler, Literatur im Netz, Triton, Vienna

Awards
2015 Extinction Marathon - Ziron, Commission, Serpentine Galleries, London
Expo Residency, Mailand (upcoming)
Mauritius Residency, Flic En Flac, Pro Helvetia Switzerland

2014 12 Decades Residency, Johannesburg

2013 Tokyo Residency, Austrian Embassy Japan
2012 Sutherland Residency, South Africa, Goethe Institut Johannesburg

2011 Swiss Art Award, The Ministry of Culture, Switzerland
2010 Online Commission, Whitney Museum of American Art
2009 ARCO Beep Award, ARCO Art Fair, Madrid
AND Commission, Abandon Normal Devices Festival, Northern England
2008 Rhizome Commission, Rhizome.org, New York

2007 IBM Award for New Media, Stuttgarter Filmwinter
2005 Award of Distinction, Ars Electronica, Linz
Honorary mention, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
Rhizome Commission, Rhizome.org, New York

2003 Honorary mention, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
1996 Goldene Nica, Ars Electronica Linz, Austria

Public Collections & Commissions

Serpentine Galleries, London
Whitney Museum, New York
Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana
Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
Contemporary Art Museum, Napoli
Rhizome/New Museum, New York
Abandon Normal Devices Festival, Northern England
Haus für elektronische Künste, Basel
Sammlung des Bundesamtes für Kultur Schweiz, Bern
ARCO Beep Collection, Madrid

About Hans Bernhard