Artistic Statementthe tactile, colourful qualities of his work are representative of paintings which often dominate the viewers perception. his distinct figurative and diagrammatic style picks up often unvoiced tensions, fears, as well as hopes of modern societies. he is concerned... Read More
Artistic Statementthe tactile, colourful qualities of his work are representative of paintings which often dominate the viewers perception. his distinct figurative and diagrammatic style picks up often unvoiced tensions, fears, as well as hopes of modern societies. he is concerned with queer as a strategy for radical openness while being unequivocally centred in oneself. queer form is an open mesh of fluid identities, boundless desire, eerily beautiful intimacy and sacred presence.
For an overview of portfolio see:www.gliska.comhttps://www.works.io/gerhard-liska
2006 ? 2010 Design of fashion collections? Selected Designer - Triumph International Fashion Award 2004 ?The seductivedecollete?
Performancesâ€¢ solo - turmbau zu babel - durational work in progress as part of raw matters â€“ large and long at arbeitsplatz wien, siegfriedgasse 23; start 19:30; 18.12.2019; Viennaâ€¢ desire with no name; solo performance; ChÃ¢tÃ¨au Rouge, 1120 Vienna; Austria; 31.10.2019 â€¢ Liquid Creatures Volume 0; duo performance Gerhard Liska & Marion Steinfellner; Marionâ€™s GedichtTanzAtelier Vienna; Austria; March 2018â€¢ Who am I? â€“ Durational solo performance as part of CO-CREATION LIVE FACTORY Prologue 1, VENICE INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART WEEK; 4 hours; 16.12.2017; Palazzo Mora, Venice; Italy â€¢ Re-Born â€“ over and over again; short performance to closure of Hakomi Therapist Training; Ruhstorf/Rott, Germany; May 2017
ExhibitionsSingle exhibitions- New Works, Bergerhaus, Schrannenplatz 5, 2353 Gumpoldskirchen, Austria;13. to 23.09.2018- Kulturzentrum (Cultural Centre) Trudering, Wasserburger Landstrasse, 81825Munich, Germany; 04. ? 29.04.2016- Landscape Dramas; Gallery Lebendige Lerchenfelderstrasse; part of OFFFestival Vienna 2015; 06th ? 20th November 2015Group exhibitions- A Whomb with a View. Inner Space: A Chamber Gallery, 175 Duncan Ave. Unit2, Jersey City, NJ 07306, USA; Co-directed by: Aryna Petrashenko & RobertLong; curated by The Vagilante; May 6-28, 2017- USB-SHUFFLE-SHOW (FIVE); curated by INSTITUT FUR ALLES MOGLICHE /ABTEILUNG FUR ALLES ANDERE; Berlin, Germany; January 27th - 28th 2017- Shoebox. 2nd International Sculpture Exhibition; Todd Art Gallery; MiddleTennessee State University; Murfreesboro, TN, USA; 20th Jannuary ? 9thFebruary 2017- ART.SALON 2015; Gallery Artopia; Wiedner Hauptstrase 46, 1040 Wien;curated by ::kunst-projekte::; Vienna, 30th October to 01st November 2015- Open Artist Studio Weekend in Lower Austria; Artist studio,Guntramsdorf, Austria; 17.-18.10.2015- Together again; Titok Galeria / Secret Gallery, O utca 12, H-1066 Budapest;curated by Adriana Peterova; Hungary, 20.02.2015 ? 20.03.2015- Abnormal in a Regular; Red Light Flying Gallery Rzeszow/Central StationRzeszow (Poland); curated by Joanna Vejar; art in public space; 25.11.2014 to05.12.2014- Handyfotografie: (K)eine Kunst?; FotoQuartier Wien, Margaretenstrase127, 1050 Vienna; 24.10.2014 15.11.2014Programs- Collection of five pieces of satisfaction furniture, presentation, Arse Elektronika2015: SHOOT YOUR WORKLOAD, San Francisco, USA; curated by Monochrom;02.10 bis 04.10.2015
Land-Art and City Space Installations- Silver Leaves; December 2014, Vienna- Land Art Installations #01 to 03 ? Eisenberg, Austria, autumn/winter 2014- Land Art Installation #04 ? Eisenberg, Austria, April 2015
Residencies, Research projectsâ€¢ Research Project with Steven Cohen: Body Scenography; 1 week; August 2019; Impulstanz Festival; Vienna; Austriaâ€¢ Artistic Research Working Group of the PSi conference #25 of Performance Studies international, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 4 to 7, 2019; participation video the desire to become, 10min, via zoom video conference â€¢ Artistic research project Ecologies of desire, start March 2019; first paper An emancipatory topology of desire scheduled to appear in spring 2020 in the journal World Futures, Guest Editor: Sacha Kaganâ€¢ Symposium Applied Microperformativity: Live Arts for a Radical Socio-Economic Turn, Innovation Lab, University of Applied Arts Vienna; 13.to 15.12.2018; Vienna, Austria â€¢ Co-Creation Project CO-CREATION LIVE FACTORY Prologue 1, VENICE INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART WEEK; with VestandPage â€“ Verena Stenke and Andrea Pagnes; 07. to 16.12.2017; Palazzo Mora, Venice; Italy â€¢ Research Project with Angela Schubot, Jared Gradinger and Robert Steijn: the inside is the outside is the inside : about nothing; 31.07. to 11.08.2017; Impulstanz Festival; Vienna; Austria