Benjamin Hirte

Images

Mad Font, 2017. Vacuum formed PVC, aluminium frame, UV print, lacquer. 170 x 92 cm
Mad Font, 2017. Vacuum formed PVC, aluminium frame, UV print, lacquer. 170 x 92 cm
Goat Ligature, 2017. Vacuum formed PVC, aluminium frame, UV print. 170 x 92 cm
Goat Ligature, 2017. Vacuum formed PVC, aluminium frame, UV print. 170 x 92 cm
Plumbers Box, 2017. Aluminum, steel, various materials. 200 x 100 x 25 cm
Plumbers Box, 2017. Aluminum, steel, various materials. 200 x 100 x 25 cm
Plumbers box 3/5, 2017. Aluminium, steel, water, dust. 100 x 100 x 100 cm
Plumbers box 3/5, 2017. Aluminium, steel, water, dust. 100 x 100 x 100 cm
Installation view. Benjamin Hirte/Chadwick Rantanen, 2017. Museo Pietro Canonica, Rome
Installation view. Benjamin Hirte/Chadwick Rantanen, 2017. Museo Pietro Canonica, Rome
Installation view. Teams, 2016. Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
Installation view. Teams, 2016. Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
Spell, 2016. Polyamid, threaded steel. 163 x 7,5 x 4 cm
Spell, 2016. Polyamid, threaded steel. 163 x 7,5 x 4 cm
Installation view. The Poetics of the Material, 2016. Leopold Museum, Vienna
Installation view. The Poetics of the Material, 2016. Leopold Museum, Vienna
cocc, 2016. Spring, steel, rubber, screws. 50 x 40 x 2,5 cm
cocc, 2016. Spring, steel, rubber, screws. 50 x 40 x 2,5 cm
Untitled, 2016. Rubber, fibre resin, blind rivets. Variable dimensions
Untitled, 2016. Rubber, fibre resin, blind rivets. Variable dimensions
Untitled (I), 2015. Aluminium honeycomb panel, reinforced rubber sheet, thread screws, UV-print, acrylic lacqueur. 150 x 103 cm
Untitled (I), 2015. Aluminium honeycomb panel, reinforced rubber sheet, thread screws, UV-print, acrylic lacqueur. 150 x 103 cm
Untitled (A), 2015. Aluminum honeycomb panel, reinforced rubber sheet, thread screws, UV print. 150 x 103 cm
Untitled (A), 2015. Aluminum honeycomb panel, reinforced rubber sheet, thread screws, UV print. 150 x 103 cm
Untitled (tags), 2014. Cemented treated chipboard
Untitled (tags), 2014. Cemented treated chipboard
Untitled, 2014. Various metals. 25 x 1,5 x 9,5 cm
Untitled, 2014. Various metals. 25 x 1,5 x 9,5 cm
Joint, 2015. Aluminum, styrofoam. 70 x 250 x 50 cm
Joint, 2015. Aluminum, styrofoam. 70 x 250 x 50 cm
Installation view. Winter, 2014. Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
Installation view. Winter, 2014. Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
Gamebraker, 2013. Cut bowling ball. ø 20,3 cm
Gamebraker, 2013. Cut bowling ball. ø 20,3 cm
Untitled (hinge), 2012. Aluminum, steel. 250 x 127 cm
Untitled (hinge), 2012. Aluminum, steel. 250 x 127 cm
Untitled, 2012. Display case, MDF, wall paint, glasses, various materials. 115 x 70 x 40 cm
Untitled, 2012. Display case, MDF, wall paint, glasses, various materials. 115 x 70 x 40 cm
Untitled (stool), 2010. Made of three chairs. 45 x 40 x 45 cm
Untitled (stool), 2010. Made of three chairs. 45 x 40 x 45 cm

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Benjamin Hirte

Born 1980, Aschaffenburg, Germany
Lives and works in Vienna

Education
2006–2011 Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Class of Heimo Zobernig
2004–2006 Academy of Fine Arts Munich
2001–2004 Education as Stonemason in Restoration

Solo exhibitions
2017
Jaws, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna
Benjamin Hirte & Chadwick Rantanen, Museo Pietro Canonica, Rome
2016
Teams, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
building a region / eine Region bauen, Kunstraum Weikendorf
2015
open handed, with Christoph Knecht, Jürgen Ponto Stiftung, MMK3, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
half real, half fiction, Liudvikas Buklys & Benjamin Hirte, Lira Gallery, Rome
Learn Fast Never Forget, Picnic Picnic, Sheffield
2014
Benjamin Hirte, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna
Winther, Christian Andersen
2013
Frieze Art Fair London, Galerie Emanuel Layr
noDs Ts, Benjamin Hirte & Marie Lund, works sited, Los Angeles
Performance with Signe Ross, 21er Haus, Vienna
2012
A to K, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna
The classic mob ballet, MAK, Vienna
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
with Lone Haugaard Madsen, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
Despite straight lines, with Ute Müller, Schloß Hollenburg, Krems (A)
2009
with Sara Deraedt, Demonstrationsraum, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
Head back level, eyes front - pause, Galerie Schnittraum, Cologne
2008
Teuscher Fenger, bell street project space, Vienna

Group exhibitions
2018
Kardinal König Kunstpreis (upcoming)
2017
Voodoo Gods, Station Gallery, Melbourne
How much is too much?, A plus A Gallery, Venice
Year of the Monkey, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Rome
2016
Instructions for Happiness, KUP, Athens
The Poetics of the Material, Leopold Museum, Vienna
Disappointment Island, Griffin Art Space, Warsaw
The Language of Things: Material Hi/Stories from the Collection, 21er Haus, Vienna
2024, Sydney, Sydney
Face to Face, Ernesto Esposito Collection, Palazzo Fuscione, Salerno
2015
Kunsthaus Bregenz, Sammlungsschaufenster, Bregenz
Flirting with strangers, Belvedere Palace and Museum, Vienna
Torso, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal
Curated by_Vienna, co-curated with Catherine Chevalier, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna
Picnic Picnic, co-curated by Benjamin Hirte, Sheffield
Oh, of course, you were berry picking, DREI, Cologne
2014
Hard Words, curated by Benjamin Hirte, Christian Andersen
In Licht gerückt 6, Neuer Kunstverein Aschaffenburg, KunstLANDing, Aschaffenburg
Die Eigenheit der Dinge, curated by Cornelius Van Almsick, Franz Josefs Kai 3, Vienna
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
Grand Opening, Frutta Gallery, Rome
Material Conceptualism, The Comfort Of Things, Aanant & Zoo, Berlin
Flat Bed, Benjamin Hirte, Marie Lund, Rolf Nowotny, Joe Sheftel Gallery, New York
No Brow, curated by Katharina ZimmerGalerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna
Post-Body Projections, Dora & Maja, Benjamin Hirte, Signe Ross, 0gms Gallery, Sofia (BG)
Cloud Hosting, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York
2012
Die Sammlung #2, 21er Haus, Vienna
100 Best Posters #11, MAK, Vienna
A wavy line is drawn across the middle of the original plans, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
Groupshow curated by Benjamin Hirte and Liudvikas Buklys, DREI, Cologne
2011
No day without a temperament, curated by Benjamin Hirte, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna
Der lange Löffel on Fruits, Flowers and Clouds, a magazine edited by Benjamin Hirte and Rita Vitorelli, Vienna
Wallpaperism, Motel Campo, Geneva
Ruhmlose Tage, COCO (Contemporary Concerns) Kunstverein, Vienna Contribution to Hate Magazine, Berlin
2010
Jabberwocky, Frappant, Hamburg
Wuff, Spike Art Magazine and Kunstverein Coco, Kurische Nehrung (LT)
2009
Trial, Austrian Cultural Forum, Prague
Trick of the light, curated by Marita Fraser, MOP-Gallery, Sydney
Michael Phelps, exhibition project with Lone Haugaard Madsen / Niklas Lichti / Till Megerle, Kunstraum Ve.sch, Vienna

Grants and residencies
2016
CCA Andratx, Mallorca
2015
Residency, Citè des arts, Paris (FR) 2013 Jürgen Ponto Stiftung, Frankfurt
MAK-Schindler Artists-in-Residence Program, Los Angeles
2011-2012
Stiftung Lenikus, Vienna
2007-2010
Stipend "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes"