Vita

MARIA L. FELIXMÜLLER

Felixmüller works as an artist, media cultural theorist and tutor. Her photographic work is focussed the juxtapositions of every day life. Theoretically she is deep into the hisorical background of Internet Memes and how the art historian Aby M. Warburg could be helpful to understand the digital visual culture today. She has participated and curated international exhibitions, workshops and conferences.

After working as a freelance photographer in Hamburg Maria L. Felixmüller studied art at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst (Acedemy of Visual Arts) in Leipzig. She wrote her dissertation on chambers of curiositie, Aby M. Warburg and the Internet.

Felixmüller lives/works in Vienna and visits mostly Hamburg, Leipzig and London.

2019
self publication of the artist book following her dissertation Productive Mess - Metamorphosis of the Wunderkammer in the Work of Aby M. Warburg and the Internet with the pictorial attachement
2018
publication of Productive Mess - Metamorphosis of the Wunderkammer in the Work of Aby M. Warburg and the Internet at zu Klampen Verlag, Lüneburg
2016
doctorial degree in philosophy at the Academy of Visual Arts / Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig, with Prof. Christoph Türcke on Productive Mess - Metamorphosis of the Wunderkammer in the Work of Aby M. Warburg and the Internet
2017 – 2010
international exhibitions and lectures
2010
diploma Academy of Visual Arts / Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig with Prof. Christopher Muller
2006 – 2010
Academy of Visual Arts / Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig, class of Prof. Peter Piller und Prof. Christopher Muller, photography
2004 – 2006
Academy of Visual Arts / Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig, class of Michael Mauracher, Elisabeth Neudörfl und Prof. Helferied Strauß 


Exhibitions (** group * single)

2017
STRANGER THINGS, Die Schöne, Wien *
2015
things we didn’t have before, Pump House Gallery, London **
2014
MARIAMARIA, Raum für Kunst Fett6, Hamburg **
H Book Show, Doomed Gallery, London**
SYNKOOPAT OPEN2, Synkoop.at, Vienna**
2013
Arkanum XX, Westpol A.I.R. Space, Leipzig **
2012
Der Augenblick am Ding, Institut für Alles Andere, Berlin *
PALE BLUE DOT Wagner/Felixmüller, ORTLOFF, Leipzig **
2011
LEIBURGO, 11. Velada Santa Lucia, Maracaibo, Venezuela **
Mit Hut und Forellen in Zeitung..., hinterconti, Hamburg *
AFFINITY, Kulter gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands **
BLEK#4 - In Räumen ohne Fenster, Heit Galerie, Berlin **
Velada St. Lucia/HH, Fleetstreet/onetwofour, Hamburg **
LOST THINGS, QueenAnne Galerie, Bauwollspinnerei, Leipzig *
2010 
HOW ARE THINGS, Galerie der HGB Leipzig *
Scattered Light, Art of this Gallery, Minneapolis USA **
histoires simples, StudioPlusnull, Leipzig **
F/Stop-Festival für Fotografie, Leipzig **
Häufung, Tapetenwerk, Leipzig **
Offen, Galerie Benjamin Richard, Leipzig **
Bis der Morgen die Nacht bezwingt, Oberwelt e.V., Stuttgart *
Zu Besuch..., Connex, Leipzig **
2009
Gedanken zur Revolution PART 03, Leipzig **
GIRLS MUST DO BETTER, Tobias Naehring, Leipzig **
2005
EINSplusZWEI, Galerie Hafenrand, Hamburg *


Prizes, Nominations & Scholarships

2014
ALE Stiftung - working scholarship
2013
GLORY DAYS - photobook, shortlisted for Dummy Award of the 6th Fotobookfestival Kassel
2010
2nd price at F - Stop - Festival Leipzig, contest Nackt.Sehen.Erkennen.Zweifeln.


Publications

2014
GLORY DAYS, photobook, selfpublished, text
2012
Produktive Unordnung - Gesammeltes bestaunen, selfpublished, text
2011
Katalog 11. Velada Santa Lucia, Maracaibo, Venezuela, catalogue
The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography Vol. 2, Huble Art Foundation New York, catalogue
Bildende Kunst in Leipzig - Ein Kunstführer, art.media.Verlag, Leipzig,
BLEK#4 - Räume ohne Fenster, Berlin
2010
Ich sehe was, was Du nicht siehst - Das Latente Bild und die digitale FotografieVerlag des Institut für Buchkunst,
Hrsg. Prof. Christoph Türke und Julia Blume
Sushi Magazin 12, Hrsg. ADC German
Katalog des 4. F - Stop - Festival für Fotografie, Leipzig
Katalog Zu Besuch bei Connex, Connex, Leipzig


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