l.e.a. 2007, 21 x 82 x 26 cm
lucy 2012, 24 x 56 x 48 cm
natto, 2008/2010, 20 x 160 x 45 cm
exhibition view of “transformed objects” at KAI 10/ Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, 2010
PREVIOUS SHOWS AT LUMEN TRAVO: SOUTH EAST, 2011 BODY LANGUAGE, 2011 NATTO, 2008
Margret Wibmer was born in Lienz, Austria in 1959. She studied at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. Lives and works in Amsterdam and New York. Wibmer has participated in international exhibitions and one-woman shows since 1984. She has received grants from Pollock Krasner Foundation, Fonds BKVB the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture among others. She has taught at ArtEZ Institute of the Arts and the Dutch Art Institute and collaborated with the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, the Korean National University of Arts in Seoul and others. Margret Wibmer works systematically on the border between art and fashion. Surreal ensembles of spaces and bodies, which are always newly conceived in her work, are permeated by signs of a complex culturalization that transcends both geographic limits and unambiguous historical classifications.