Benjamin Hirte

Born 1980, Aschaffenburg, Germany
Lives and works in Vienna

Education

2006-2011 Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Class of Heimo Zobernig
2007-2010 Scholarship, »Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes«
2011-2012 Scholarship, Stiftung Lenikus, Vienna
2013 Scholarship, MAK-Schindler Artists-in-Residence Program, Los Angeles
2013 Scholarship, Jürgen Ponto Stiftung, Frankfurt

Solo shows

2017 Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna (upcoming)
2017 Benjamin Hirte & Chadwick Rantanen, Museo Pietro Canonica, Rome (upcoming)
2016 'Teams', Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
2016 'building a region / eine Region bauen', Kunstraum Weikendorf
2015 ‘open handed’, with Christoph Knecht, Jürgen Ponto Stiftung, MMK3, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
2015 'half real, half fiction', Liudvikas Buklys & Benjamin Hirte, Lira Gallery, Rome
2015 'Learn Fast Never Forget', Picnic Picnic, Sheffield
2014 'Benjamin Hirte', Gallery Emanuel Layr, Vienna
2014 'Winther', Christian Andersen
2013 Frieze Art Fair London, Galerie Emanuel Layr
2013 'noDs Ts', Benjamin Hirte & Marie Lund, works sited, Los Angeles
2013 Performance with Signe Ross, 21er Haus, Vienna
2012 'A to K', Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna
2012 'The classic mob ballet', MAK, Vienna
2012 Liste – The Young Art Fair, presented by Gallery Emanuel Layr
2011 'The hello and, one night exhibition', Am Bauernmarkt, Vienna
2010 'Vom Zweifel und der Prahlerei / on doubt and bragging', Artist lecture series, Ventilazione, Vienna
2010 'Cucuh', Kunstraum Ve.sch, Vienna
2010 with Lone Haugaard Madsen, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
2010 'Despite straight lines', with Ute Müller, Schloß Hollenburg, Krems (A)
2009 with Sara Deraedt, Demonstrationsraum, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
2009 'Head back level, eyes front - pause', Galerie Schnittraum, Cologne
2008 'Teuscher Fenger', bell street project space, Vienna

Group shows

2017 ‘Year of the Monkey’, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Rome
2016 'The Poetics of the Material', Leopold Museum, Vienna
2016 'Disappointment Island', Griffin Art Space, Warsaw
2016 'The Language of Things: Material Hi/Stories from the Collection', 21er Haus, Vienna
2016 '2024', Sydney, Sydney
2016 'Face to Face', Ernesto Esposito Collection, Palazzo Fuscione, Salerno
2015 Kunsthaus Bregenz, Sammlungsschaufenster, Bregenz
2015 'Flirting with strangers', Belvedere Palace and Museum, Wien
2015 'Torso', Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal
2015 ‘Curated by_Vienna’, co-curated with Catherine Chevalier, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna
2015 ‘Picnic Picnic’, co-curated by Benjamin Hirte, Sheffield
2015 'Oh, of course, you were berry picking', DREI, Cologne
2014 'Hard Words', curated by Benjamin Hirte, Christian Andersen
2014 'In Licht gerückt 6', Neuer Kunstverein Aschaffenburg, KunstLANDing, Aschaffenburg
2014 'Die Eigenheit der Dinge', curated by Cornelius Van Almsick, Franz Josefs Kai 3, Vienna
2014 Franz Graf, Siehe was Dich sieht, 21er Haus, Vienna
2013 'Goodbyehello', curated by Cosima Rainer, Sammlung Lenikus, Vienna
Marius Engh, Benjamin Hirte, Lisa Holzer, Galerie Emanuel Layr @ Knust x Kunz +, Munich
2013 'Grand Opening', Frutta Gallery, Rome
2013 'Material Conceptualism, The Comfort Of Things', Aanant & Zoo, Berlin
2013 'Flat Bed', Benjamin Hirte, Marie Lund, Rolf Nowotny, Joe Sheftel Gallery, New York
2013 'No Brow', curated by Katharina ZimmerGalerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna
2013 'Post-Body Projections', Dora & Maja, Benjamin Hirte, Signe Ross, 0gms Gallery, Sofia (BG)
2013 'Cloud Hosting', Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York
2012 'Die Sammlung #2', 21er Haus, Vienna
2012 '100 Best Posters #11', MAK, Vienna
2012 'A wavy line is drawn across the middle of the original plans', Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
2012 Groupshow curated by Benjamin Hirte and Liudvikas Buklys, DREI, Cologne
2011 'No day without a temperament', curated by Benjamin Hirte, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna
2011 'Der lange Löffel on Fruits, Flowers and Clouds', a magazine edited by Benjamin Hirte and Rita Vitorelli, Vienna
2011 'Wallpaperism', Motel Campo, Geneva
2011 'Ruhmlose Tage', COCO (Contemporary Concerns) Kunstverein, Vienna Contribution to Hate Magazine, Berlin
2010 'Jabberwocky', Frappant, Hamburg
2010 'Wuff', Spike Art Magazine and Kunstverein Coco, Kurische Nehrung (LT)
2009 'Trial', Austrian Cultural Forum, Prague
2009 'Trick of the light', curated by Marita Fraser, MOP-Gallery, Sydney
2009 'Michael Phelps', exhibition project with Lone Haugaard Madsen / Niklas Lichti / Till Megerle, Kunstraum Ve.sch, Vienna