CV

Nina Hoechtl
*1978

Exhibitions

2017
Sonic Futures, curated by Patricia Cariño, ICA San José (USA) (INVASORIX)
[gritando] [pausa] [tono burlón], Héctor, Mexico City (MX)
2016
FEM TOUR TRUCK Festival Internacional de Videoarte Feminista in Spain, Portugal, Ecuador and Colombia (INVASORIX)
All Byte: Feminist Intersections in Video Art, curated by Terri C. Smith, Franklin Street Works, Stamford (USA) (INVASORIX)
Uncanny Materials, curated by Elke Krasny and Barbara Mahlknecht, xhibit, Vienna (A) (in collaboration with Julia Wieger, SGKAL)
2015
DIE KUNST DER FRAU-Freundinnen und Komplizinnen, curated by Barbara Steiner, VBKÖ, Vienna (A) (in collaboration with Julia Wieger, SKGAL)
Rebellion, curated by Minna Henriksson, various locations, in cooperation with Tampere Art Museum, Tampere (FIN)
2013
Open Studio, Vienna Art Week, Vienna (A)
Unexpected Encounters, curated by Kontekst collective, Camera Austria, Graz (A)
2012
All Work No Play, curated by Eva Martischnig and Adriana Marques, ACF London (UK)
Quebradora: Lucha Libre in Contemporary Mexican Art, curated by Amy Pederson, Mission Cultural Center for the Latino Arts, San Francisco (USA)
2011
Artist as Audience, curated by Boba Mirjana Stojadinovic, Galerija Kontekst, Belgrade (SER)
Video Evening #08, curated by Kolektiva Institute, Galerija Photon, Ljubljana (SL)
Spaceship Yugoslavia, curated by Anita Šurkić, Arman Kulašić, Arnela Mujkanović, Dejan Marković, Jovana Komnenić, Katja Sudec, Naomi Hennig, NGBK, Berlin (D)
about translation, curated by Karin Pernegger and Dagmar Höss, Galerie IG BILDENDE KUNST, Vienna (A)
INQUIRY TOWARDS THE PRACTICE OF SECULAR MAGIC, curated by LA Filmforum, pixel (+) frequency, Los Angeles (USA)
Pièces de résistance – Pieces of Resistance, curated by Andrea Domesle, Michal Kolecek, Frank Eckhardt, Motorenhalle Dresden (D)
Proposals for Venice, curated by Andreas Reiter-Raabe and Raimar Stange, Landesgalerie Linz (A)
Schon wieder und nochmal ? – Handlungsspielräume, curated by Sabine Winkler, Medienturm Graz (A)
eine Arbeit die das, was sie reflektiert, nicht loswird, Kunstpavillon Innsbruck und Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna (A)
AFTER DEMOCRACY, curated by Raimar Stange, Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna (A)
2010
where do we go from here?, curated by Elisabeth Bettina Spörr, Secession, Vienna (A)
AMIW, Casa de Esquina, Coimbra (P)
entsprechend prekär, Galerie 5020, Salzburg (A) (solo)
RE: EX-POST, Critical Knowledge and the Post-Yugoslavian Condition, curated by Luisa Ziaja, OPEN SPACE, Vienna (A)
2009
Tales of Protest. A necessity., Galerija Kontekst, Belgrade (SER) (solo)
Print Matters, CHAUVEL CINEMA, Sydney (AU)
moved, mutated and disturbed identities, Casino Luxemburg, (LU)
2008
Too Early for Vacation, OPEN / INVITED e v +a 2008 curator: Hou Hanru, Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick (IR)
2007
To my dear friend, Naima, who is already 10…, Animotion Festival, Sibiu (RU)
Loutec, Fundaçion Valenzuela y Klenner, Bogotá (C)
AMIW, Casa de Cultura, Trofa, Santiago de Bougado (P)
PAN-CARTA, lugar a dudas, Cali (C)
2006
Walter Tiemann Prize, Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig (D)
Ear candies, Emil Filli Galerie, Ûstí Nad Ladem (CZ)
AMIW, EIRA 33, Lisbon (P)
Ear candies, Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaujvaros (HU)
2005
Mit den Augen essen, Ausstellungsbrücke d. NÖ Landhausgalerie, St. Pölten (A)
All My Independet Women, SMS – Sociedade Martins Sarmento, Guimarães (P)
2004
boiling spaces, transpublic, Linz (A)
Somewhere Between Desire & Waiting, Tent, Rotterdam (NL)
Chancen:Gleichheit?, Freiraum/quartier 21 (MuseumsQuartier), Vienna (A)
Closer in, CAC – Contemporary Artist Center, North Adams (USA)
2003
trans / gender, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam (NL)
2002
24 hours, Roem, Rotterdam (NL)
Dinner, Tent, Rotterdam (NL)
setting Kitchen – undigestable delicacies, Galerie am Park/Haus Mariahilf, Vienna (A)
Hortus Ludi, Marres, Maastricht (NL)
Madam I’m Adam – The Organisation of private Life, Galerie der Kunstuniversitaet, Linz (A)
ramble, RAM Galerie, Rotterdam (NL)
Married by Powers, Tent, Rotterdam (NL)
2001
KUSCHEL MIT MIR, Heiligenkreuzerhof, Vienna (A)
2000
Step by Step, Academy for fine Arts, Venice (I)

 

Art in Public Space: Temporary Projects

2012
SUPER DISIDENCIA, UVA Tlatelolco (MX), ACF London (GB), San Francisco (USA)
2011
THE TRANSCULTURAL LEGACY, PENACHO VS PENACHO, Arena López Mateos, Tlalnepantla (MX)
2009
Donau geht, Viertelfestival Weinviertel, Lower Austria (A)
2007
Ways to Work, Festival of the Regions, Region Kirchdorf, (A)
2006
Mercado Ley, Bobigny – Paris (F)
2005
La “Patente” reinterpretada, 1º Encuentro/Laboratorio de Arte Acción, Oaxaca (MX)
2004
living room – Rosa, Karlsplatz, Vienna (A)
Du liebe Zeit, Vienna (A)
2002
THE GAME, Rotterdam and Vienna (A)
Re-place, Rotterdam (NL)
2000
ENGEL FÜR DICH ANDEREN Crocheting in Wien Mitte, Vienna (A)
1999
TRAG MICH, Vienna
GRENZEN SPRECHEN GEHEN; UNTER UNS, Topolcianky (SK)

 

Radio Plays (in German)

2010
DUNĂREA, DUNAV, DUNA, DUNAJ, DONAU GEHT” at the 8th Leipziger Hörspielsommer (D) of HörNixe 2010 and the Jenaer Hörspieltagen (D)
2008
AUFTAUCHEN” at the competition of the 6th Leipziger Hörspielsommer (D)
2007
ALLE VOR ALLEM” BR (Bavarian Broadcasting) (D)
2006
Kein leichtes Geschäft!” Hörspielsommer at Leipzig Book Fair (D)

Participation in Film Festivals

2017
SPUKEN IM ARCHIV!/HAUNTINGS IN THE ARCHIVE!/¡HECHIZOS EN EL ARCHIVO!
(2017):
International Film Festival with Gender Perspective MICGénero Mexico and Argentina, London Feminist Film Festival


Curatorial Activities

2016
ENTRE PALABRA E IMAGEN/BETWEEN WORD AND IMAGE, A Gloria Anzaldúa Thought Gallery, Casa de Cultura UAEM, Tlalpan, Mexico City (MX) (in collaboration with Julianne Gilland, Coco Gutiérrez-Magallanes, Rían Lozano, MANU(EL)(LA))
2015
ARCHIVOS DESCLOSETADOS, exhibition project, Chopo University Museum, Mexico City (MX) (in collaboration with Naomi Rincón-Gallardo)
LA MÚLTIPLE LUCHA, exhibition and publication project, IG BILDENDE KUNST & VBKOE, Vienna (A)
2012
THE MANY ARCHIVES!, lecture, workshop, exhibition program, VBKOE, Vienna (A) (in collaboration with Julia Wieger)
2011
Wrestling over Gender Roles, talk and screening program, SOMA, Mexico City (MX)
2003
trans / gender, symposium, Zaal de Unie, Rotterdam (NL) (in collaboration with Suzanne van Rossenberg)

 

Editorial Activities
Editor of the following publications:

2003
trans / gender magazine (in English), Rotterdam (in collaboration with Suzanne van Rossenberg)
2002
setting kitchen – indigestible delicacies (in German), Vienna (in collaboration with Christine Beschaner)

Articles and contributions to publications, catalogues and magazines:

2017
“The VBKÖ’s Archive as a Site of Political Confrontation or How Can You Sing Out of Tune?” (en English) (with Julia Wieger, SKGAL), in Deepwell, K. y Jakubowska A. (eds.) All-Women Art Spaces in Europe in the long 1970s (forthcoming), Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017.
“On the NUEVO TEATRO MÁXIMO DE LA RAZA: Still Thinking, Feeling and Speaking Spanish on and off Screen” (in English, in Carreras, de las M. E., Gunckel, C., Horak J.- Ch. Horak, Jarvinen L. (eds.) Recuerdos de un cine en español: Latin American Cinema in Los Angeles (1930-1960) (forthcoming). Los Angeles: UCLA Film and Television Archive and Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA: Latin America in Los Angeles, 2017.
2016
“Wresting with Burlesque, Burlesquing Lucha Libre” (in English), in Chow B., Laine E. & Warden C. (eds.) Performance and Pro Wrestling (por publicarse). New York, London: Routledge, 2016.
“En grupo: Hacia la activación de lo vulnerable en los procesos de investigación, creación y educación” (en español), en Longoni A. (ed.), Investigar en Arte (forthcoming), Universidad de las Artes (UARTES), Guayaquil, Ecuador, 2016.
2015
“‘To Think with the Whole Body’ Katia Sepúlveda in Conversation with Nina Hoechtl,” in Erharter, C. Schwärzler, D., Sircar, R., Scheirl, H. (ed.) PINK LABOR ON GOLDEN STREETS. QUEER ART PRACTICES, Band 17, Berlin and Vienna: Schriftreihe der Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Sternberg Press, 2015.
“El Teatro Maya como travestismo cultural: Una lectura performativa y descolonizadora de su arquitectura” (in Spanish) Extravío. Revista electrónica de literatura comparada, 7. Universitat de València. (2015) <http://www.uv.es/extravio> ISSN: 1886-4902.
2014
“Lucha libre: un espacio liminal. Lis exótiquis “juntopuestas” a las categorías clasificadoras, unívocas y fijas” (in Spanish), in Parrini, R. (ed.), La Memoria y el deseo. Estudios gay y queer en México. México, UNAM, PUEG, 2014
“Wrestling Luchadoras and Female Masculinities: 
La Comandante and Martha Villalobos” (in English), in Frauen*solidarität, Maskulinismus, Nummer 127 (1/2014)
2013
“CINENOVA – FEMINISTSICHER FILM- UND VIDEOVERLEIH, ARCHIV, KOLLEKTIVE ARBEIT UND HANDLUNGSRÄUME” (in German), in collaboration with Julia Wieger, kolik.film 10 2013, magazine, Vienna (A)
“Los Exóticos” (in English), Leibesübungen, fiber 22/13, magazine, Vienna (A)
2012
Mascaritas, EN LA PUNTA DE LA LENGUA, PUEG, publication, Rían Lozano (ed.), Mexico DF (MX)
emergency INDEX 2011, publication, Matvei Yankelevich, Yelena Gluzman (ed.), New York (USA)
2011
PENACHO VS PENACHO (in Spanish),TIERRA ADENTRO, magazine (MX)
Raumschiff Jugoslawien Die Aufhebung der Zeit, A Reader (in German and English), Anita Šurkić, Arman Kulašić, Arnela Mujkanović, Dejan Marković, Jovana Komnenić, Katja Sudec, Naomi Hennig (ed.)
NACH DEMOKRATIE, catalogue, Raimar Stange (ed.) (A)
2010
Natural Selection Issue #7 (in English), publication, Louise Menzies a. o. (ed.) (NZ)
2009
Shifter 15 “Will“ (in English), magazine, Sreshta Rit Premnath and Abhishek Hazra (ed.), NY (USA)
“Las Huellas de la diversidad de género“ (in Spanish), DÍA SIETE, magazine, ed. Guillermo Fadanelli (MX)
2008
Too Early for Vacation, e v +a 2008, catalogue, ed. Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick (IR)
2007
Festival of Regions, catalogue, ed. Festival of Regions (A)
2006
Against-Within, project catalogue, ed. Forum Stadtpark, Graz (A)
2005
stereo, design and art magazine, ed. Arjen de Jong u.a. (ed.), Rotterdam (NL)
with love from the kitchen, Bik van der Pol, NAi Publishers, Rotterdam (NL)
2004
closer in, catalogue, Heather Phillips u.a. (ed.), North Adams (USA)
2003
Madam I’m Adam – The Organisation of private Life, project publication
Anke Bangma u.a. (ed.) Linz (A) und Rotterdam (NL)

 

Presentations, Lectures, Lecture performances

2017
“Gegengemeinsam in Lucha Libre (Wrestling in Mexico) (Againstogether in Lucha Libre (Wrestling in Mexico))” (in German), invited speaker, Institute for Time-based Media, Art University Linz (AT)
“NEPANTLA EN GRUPO: In-Between Languages, Practices and Conocimientos (in Spanish and English)”, invited speaker, International conference Beyond Borders:
 Literaturas y culturas transfronterizas mexicanas y chicanas, Institute for the Study of Spain, Portugal and Latin America, University of Augsburg (DE)
2016
“Cultura visual y género” (in Spanish), lecture, Semana sobre Género, Arte y Diversidad (Week about Gender, Art and Diversity), Ibero-American University, IBERO, Mexico City (MX)
“En grupo: Hacía una práctica descolonizadora” (in Spanish), lecture, Coloquio sobre Transculturalidad, Pensamiento y Estéticas Descoloniales (Colloquium on Transculturality, Decolonial Thought and Aesthetics), Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, (Metropolitan Autonomous University, UAM) Azcapotzalco, Mexico City (MX)
2015
„Das Archiv als ein Ort politischer Konfrontation. Oder: Wie kann hier widersprochen werden?“ (in German), lecture performance, brut theatre, Vienna (A) (in collaboration with Julia Wieger, SKGAL)
“ENTREVERAR Y TORCER EN GRUPO: prácticas investigativas, situadas y vulnerables/ TO MIX AND TWIST TOGETHER: situated and vulnerable research practices” (in Spanish), lecture, invited speaker, jornadas Investigar en Artes/Arts Research conference, Universidad de las Artes (UARTES), Guayaquil, Ecuador
“Lis exótiquis: Por el instante de un ¡¡¡beeesoooo!!!/Lis exótiquis: If only for the length of a ¡¡¡beeesoooo!!!” (in Spanish), lecture performance, invited speaker, Teatro y abandono/Theater and Withdrawal conference/laboratory, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México (UAEM) and UAM, Mexico City (MX)
“Becoming Luchadores Exóticos: Ephemeral Evidence and the Joy of Intervening into the Present” (in English), lecture, round table, invited speaker,  Je me souviens – I Remember Association for Theater in Higher Education (ATHE) Performance in Theory and Practice 2015, conference, Montreal (CA)
“El teatro Maya en Los Angeles: Su arquitectura como travestismo cultural/The Mayan Theater in Los Angeles: Its Architecture as Cultural Drag” (in Spanish), lecture, Primer Congreso Internacional sobre Género y Espacio/First International Conference about Gender and Space, UNAM (MX)
2014
“The VBKÖ Archive As A Site of Political Confrontation. Or How To Sing Out Of Tune?” (in Englisch), lecture performance, in collaboration with Julia Wieger, EAM 2014, University of Helsinki (FIN)
2013
„Das Archiv und seine Geister insistieren“ (in German), lecture performance, Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna (A) (in collaboration with Julia Wieger, SKGAL)
CINENOVA and VBKOE in conversation (in English), in collaboration with Julia Wieger, SKGAL, VBKÖ, Vienna (A)
„Gegengemeinsam in den Bewegungen von Lucha Libre (Wrestling in Mexiko)“ (in German), lecture, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (A)
2012
“Lucha, Lucha Como Lucha Libre“ (in Spanish), lecture, PUEG, UNAM, Mexico DF (MX)
“Cuerpos atléticos“ (in Spanish), lecture, Feminismos en Espiral, Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC), Mexico DF (MX)
2011
“Los exóticos se suben al ring“ (in Spanish), lecture, Annual Gender Studies Colloquium, UNAM, Mexico DF (MX)
“Los Exóticos“ Enter The Ring (in English), lecture, V Queer Studies Symposium, Mexico DF (MX)
2010
Artist’s Presentation (in Spanish), Ex-Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico DF (MX)
2009
“The Crisis as a Chance?“ (in German), lecture,<rotor>, Graz (A)
2008
“Workers Control“ (in English), presentation, Galerija KONTEKST, Belgrade (SER)
Artist’s presentation (in Spanish), Espacio de Arte in Toluca (MX)

Workshops and Seminars

2017
“ABRACADABRA: Géneros, Acciones, Collaboraciones / ABRACADABRA: Genders, Actions, Collaborations” (in Spanish) (in collaboration with Una Pardo and Nabil Yanai, Children’s Summer Art Weeks, Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo/University Museum of Contemporary Art (MUAC)/UNAM, Mexico City (MX)
“INTERSEKTIONALITÄT: Geschlechterspezifische Selbsterfahrung / INTERSECTIONALITY: Gender specific Self-awareness” (in German), seminar, University program Art Therapy, Sigmund Freud University, Vienna (AT)
“Cultura Visual y Género: Prácticas colectivas / Visual Culture and Gender: Collective Practices” (in Spanish) (in collaboration with Dr. Coco Gutiérrez-Magallanes, Dr. Rían Lozano), course, Campus Expandido Program at the MUAC/UNAM, Mexico City (MX)
2016
“AUS DER ROLLE FALLEN: geschlechterspezifische Selbsterfahrung / FORGET YOURSELF: Gender Self-awareness” (in German), seminar, Sigmund Freud PrivatUniversität, Vienna (A)
“In Haunted Archives: (Post-)National Socialist Times, Decolonial Futures” (in English), workshop, in collaboration with Julia Wieger, SKGAL; Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (A)
“Cultura Visual y Género: TRADUCCIONES DESCOLONIZADORAS II: NEPANTLERAS, ARCHIVAS (DIY) Y REPERTORIAS (DIWO)/Visual Culture and Gender: Decolonizing Translations II: Nepantleras, archives (DIY) and repertoire (DIWO)” (in Spanish), seminar, in collaboration with Dr. Coco Gutiérrez-Magallanes, Dr. Rían Lozano, MANU(EL)(LA), Campus Expandido Program at the MUAC/UNAM, Mexico City (MX)
2015
“Cultura Visual y Género: TRADUCCIONES DESCOLONIZADORAS I o ¿cómo crear una lengua tercera, una lengua puente?/Visual Culture and Gender: Decolonizing Translations or How to create a third tongue, a bridge tongue?” (in Spanish), seminar, in collaboration with Dr. Rían Lozano, MANU(EL)(LA), Campus Expandido Program at the MUAC/UNAM, Mexico City (MX)
Cultura Visual y Género: Estrategias descolonizadoras en el uso de metodologías, investigaciones y prácticas artísticas/Visual Culture and Gender: Decolonizing Strategies applied to Methodologies, Research and Artistic Practices (in Spanish), seminar, in collaboration with Dr. Rían Lozano, Campus Expandido Program at the University Museum for Contemporary Art (MUAC)/UNAM, Mexico City (MX)
2014
“Cultura Visual y Género: CONTRAVISUALIDADES LATINOAMERICANAS Y PRODUCCIONES CULTURALES A-NORMALES / Visual Culture and Gender: Latinamerican Contravisualities and a-normal Cultural Productions” (in Spanish), seminar, in collaboration with Dr. Rían Lozano, Unidad de Posgrado (Center of Postgraduate Studies)/UNAM, Mexico City (MX)
2013
“NI SANTAS, NI PUTOS, NI TENTENELAIRES, SÓLO … – La preocupación feminista, queer y pos/decolonial: ¿Hacía posturas y prácticas artísticas diferentes?” (in Spanish), course, in collaboration with Naomi Rincón-Gallardo, Soma, Mexico DF (MX)
Cultura Visual y Género. Estética performativa y Prácticas drag“ (in Spanish), seminar, in collaboration with Rían Lozano, PUEG/UNAM, Mexico DF (MX)
“Más que palabras: Manifiestos“ (in Spanish), course, CEACO, La Curtiduría, Universidad Autónoma Benito Juárez de Oaxaca (UABJO) (MX)
“Lo queer entre política y performance“ (in Spanish), workshop, Pinto mi Raya, Mexico DF (MX)
2012
“Archival Materials, Practices, Politics and Poetics“ (in English), workshop, in collaboration with Hyun Jin Cho, AMIW, WAL Goldsmiths University of London (UK)
2010
AC Salon (in Spanish), workshop, AC, Espacio AV, Manifesta 8, Murcia (ES)
AC Salon (in German), workshop, HomeBase, Berlin (D)
2008
“grrrl zine network“ (in Spanish), workshop, in collaboration with Haydee Jiménez and Elke Zobl,
Garash Galerie, Mexico DF (MX)

Grants and Artist-in-Residences

2014-2016
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Institute of Aesthetic Research, UNAM (MX)
2012
Art RSA Award, Goldsmiths University of London (UK)
2 months Artist-in-Residence Chicago (USA)
2010
Art RSA Award, Goldsmiths University of London (UK)
2011
One Year Grant of the Arts Council of Austria, BMUKK (A)
2009
1 month Artist-in-Residence in Belgrade (SER), KONTEKST Gallery (SER)
7th Asia-Europe Art Camp – Art Workshop for Visual Arts, Luxemburg (LU)
2008
1 month Artist-in-Residence in Bodrum (TR)
1 month Artist-in-Residence in Belgrade (SER), KONTEKST Gallery (SER) in collaboration with (A)
2007
1 month Artist-in-Residence in Paliano (I)
4 months Artist-in-Residence in Mexico City (Austrian Arts Council) (MX)
2006
2 months Artist-in-Residence in the frame of Culture 2000 Project „Against-Within“, Forum Stadtpark, Graz (A)
2004
project grant BKA Austria (A)
2002/2003
Huygens Scholarship
Mama Cash’ Art, Culture and Media award (NL)
exhibition grant Wien Kultur (A)
2001 and 2004
exhibition grant CBK Rotterdam (NL)

Education

2014 – 2016
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute of Aesthetic Research, UNAM (MX)
2009 – 2013
Goldsmiths University of London (UK) – PhD
2012
Academic Residency at the University Programme of Gender Studies (PUEG), UNAM (MX)
2001 – 2003
Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam (NL) in collaboration with the University Plymouth (UK) – MFA
2000
Erasmus exchange program, Academy for fine Arts in Venice (I)
1996 – 2001
University of applied Arts in Vienna (A) – Mag.art.

January 2008 and 2009
Clinica – workshop in the frame of SITAC IV (International Symposium on Contemporary Art Theory), Mexico City (MX)
March 2008
unitednationsplaza at Casa Refugio Citlaltépetl in Mexico City (MX)
August/Sep 2002
G.A.R.B.a workshop (Young artists in Basilicata – I)
July 1999
International Sommeracademy Topolcianky (SK)