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Anne Schmidt /she, her/

born  1990 Brandenburg an der Havel , Germany

works and lives in Vienna

Anne Schmidt deals with performative formats as well as painting and sculpture as a stage. In 2023 she is graduating from the institutes for sculpture with Julian Göthe and art critique and cultural theory supervised by Sabeth Buchmann at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. She was nominee for the Vordemberge-Gidewart Award for Young Artist in Austria2022, Mumok Museum for Contemporary Arts, Vienna. She was postgraduate fellow of the Maumaus independent study program 2020 in Lisbon. In the same year, she presented her first solo exhibition Michelangelo at the Vinvin Gallery in Vienna. Her works can be seen in international exhibitions and have been shown in the institutions as 2021 in Schauspielhaus, 2019 in Belvedere 21 in Vienna, 2017 in Mumok Kino, among others.


MAUMAUS Independent Study Program (ISP), LISBOA 2020


    International program for arts in the perspective of sociology, philosophy,

    art histories, politics, post and neo-colonialism; questions current

    status quo in art production, exhibition curating, art collecting and art criticism 


Diplom Studies

     Institute for Fine Arts

         Department for Object sculpturing

         Class of Julian Göthe 

    Institute of Art critique and Cultural theory

         Supervision by Sabeth Buchmann


Guest Student

    Department for Sculpture

    with Hannes Breuer


Bachelor of arts received in 2013 

    Thesis: Love. A social and political structure.

    Courses in Sociology, Philosophy, Politics, Culture Studies



    Courses in Criminology and Sociology



2021   Artistic Research, Bildrecht, Vienna

2021   Performance and Research funding of ÖH, University Vienna

2020 Research funding for Art and Science, City Vienna

2020 Maumaus, Independent Study Program for Visual Arts, Lisboa, PRT

2019   Academy Scholarship for 

    Study trip  Strange Teaching with Rainer Ganahl to Teheran, Iran

2019   Scholarship of International summerschool for visual arts and curating, Fortess Salzburg, AT

    Course: Magic and Conceptual by Ei Akawara and Sarah Chow

2017   Scholarship Dance Impulztanz, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna 

    Workshop with Florentina Holzinger

Artist assistence

2018 Esther Stocker, Wien

2016 Evamaria Schaller, performance carousel, Wiener Festwochen

2015 Michael Beutler, Moby Dick, Hamburger Bahnhof Berlin



2021 Sign Projectspace, by Marie-Jeanne Ameln and Ron Ritzerfeld Groningen, NL

2019 International summerschool for visual arts and curating, Fortess Salzburg,

     Course: Magic and Conceptual by Ei Akawara and Sarah Chow

Solo presentation

2021 Fasern gehen durch Pforten, Performance, at: Bestand,  Sophienspital, Vienna, AT 

2020 Michelangelo, Painting, Sculpture, Lecture Performance, at: Gallery Vinvin by Vincenzo Della Corte, Vienna, AT 

2015 Buffalo Bill, Performance, Text, Sculpture, at: Aquarium, Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna, AT

Group Exhibitions (excerpt)

2023 Rough Rider, reading, Bildraum, Vienna

2022 Love Song, drawing and performance, Never at Home, Vienna

2022 Untiteled (Vincenzos Shoes), object, ScherbenScherben, Berlin

2022 Novel Med, reading, Gallery Suzie Shride, Vienna

2022 Death Shuttle, painting and sculpture, Vinvin gallery, Vienna Contemporary, Vienna

2022 How thick is the butter on you bread, installation and music exhibit studio, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

2022 Death Shuttle, Vordemberg-Gildewart award exhibition, installation and music Mumok, Vienna

2022 Global Arts Manifesto, text and painting, Luzern

2022 Never zero, painting, stage. Tour of the Academy, Vienna

2021 entering in blue, performance. Schauspielhaus, Vienna

2021 Echo, with L.Stauffer, installation, performance. Sign, Groningen

2021 End of Game, painting. Galleria UNA, Milan

2020 Baby through coin, painting. Bauhaus Prize, Weimar

2019 Fake, You Rotten Fake, installation, reading. Salzburg Castle

2019 Untitled (frame 4), sculpture and drawing. About the New 21er Haus/Belvedere, Vienna

2019 birdhouse, painting. House warming at Hamlet.Love, Zürich

2019 Untitled, objects and performance. Chambre de Ami, Tehran

2018 This Level, Taylor Macklin, Zurich

2018 Casting, Mumok cinema, Vienna

2018 Untitled (frames). In: How should I speak when I‘m talking to you? Upslade, Vienna

2017 Jamie Lee S. Gucci Boss, Performance. Giardini III, HGB Leipzig

2016 Tongue Numbers, Poster and Bar with Julian Turner. Off the coast of me by Julian Göthe Class


Published texts (excerpt)

2021 Diametric Gifts. Exhibition text, Lena Gold, Vienna

2021 Under Red Sun. Exhibition text, Gasper Kunšič, Skuc Gallery, Skv

2019 Ambient Pig. Exhibition text, Juliana Lindenhofer, Vienna

2019 In the car. In: Arts of the working class, by Paul Sochacki, Berlin, Dt

2017 In the bakery white eats death, seminar book Helmut Draxler



2019     Über das Neue, Kataloge, Belvedere21, Wien    

Institutional shows

Mumok, 2022

Belvedere, Über das Neue, 2019

Mumok Kino, 2018


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