CURRICULUM VITAE

1978 *Austria / living and working in Vienna



EXHIBITIONS

2017
  • "Constructing Paradise", Austrian Cultural Forum New York, USA, curated by Dieter Buchhart
  • "Landpartie", Galerie Gerersdorfer, Vienna, Austria
2016
  • "Our Choice", Charim Gallery, Vienna, Austria
  • "Austrian Graphic Art Competition", Südtiroler Kulturinstitut, Bozen, Italy
  • "Paper Work III", Galerie Gerersdorfer, Vienna, Austria
  • "Nemocentric", Charim Gallery, Vienna, Austria, curated by Bassam El Baroni
2015
  • "Phantom Itch", Sigmund, Vienna, Austria
  • "Austrian Graphic Art Competition", Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria
  • "Rims & Reasons", Blackbridge Offspace, Beijing, China
  • "Urban Diary", Charim Gallery, Vienna, Austria
  • "Figur, Struktur. Strabag Artcollection & Artaward", Kunstbrücke, Innsbruck, Austria
2014
  • "Points of Passage", Abbey Melk, Austria
  • "The Priority Principle", Galerie Punkt Z, Hard, Austria
  • "keep your feelings in memory", Musée National de la Résistance, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, curated by Claudia Passeri and Michèle Walerich
  • "Figuration zwischen Traum und Wirklichkeit", Museum Angerlehner, Thalheim, Austria, curated by Florian Steininger
2013
  • "they called me a drawer (possibilities are limited)", Charim Gallery, Vienna, Austria
  • "Follow the Line", Krokus Galeria, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • "The Art of Line", John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • "Leopold-Person, Politician, Patron Saint", Landesmuseum Niederösterreich, St. Pölten, Austria
  • "Biennale Giovani", Villa Reale, Monza, Italy, curated by Peter Weiermair and Carl Kraus
  • "Linienkunst", Museum Angerlehner, Thalheim, Austria
  • "the eschaton reviewed: tomorrow is another day", Blackbridge Offspace, Beijing, China, curated by Markus Proschek
  • "in between", Galerie Punkt Z, Hard, Austria
  • "NÖ KulturpreisträgerInnen 2013, NoeDok, St.Pölten, Austria
2012
  • "Open Studio Days", ISCP (International Studio and Curatorial Program), New York
  • "Abstraction/Figuration. Contemporary Austrian Art", Artmuseum Sochi, Russia, curated by Edelbert Köb
  • "Death Can Dance", Townhouse, Zurich, Switzerland, curated by Lori Hersberger
  • "tracing paper", Charim Gallery, Vienna, Austria
2011
  • "The Borders of Drawing", Kunstverein das weisse Haus, Vienna, Austria
  • "silent narrative", Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, Austria
  • "Heroes of Today III", Graffit Gallery, Varna, Bulgary
  • "Entartainer", Parkfair, Vienna
  • "Art Futures", Art Hong Kong
  • "be kind remind", Galerie Punkt Z, Hard, Austria
2010
  • "Stift und Zettel", Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Germany
  • "en pointe (switch legs, left up, around, and reach)", Strabag Kunstforum, Vienna, Austria
  • "Heroes of today", Red Gate Gallery Studios, Beijing, China
  • "Wo Ich war soll Es werden", Element 6, Vienna, Austria
  • "Fine line", Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
  • "Helden von Heute", Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria
  • "rumours form groundcontrol (3C75)", Galerie Punkt Z, Hard, Austria
  • "originalfunktional", Wiener Art Foundation, Vienna, Austria, curated by Stefan Bidner
  • "silent narrative", stadtgalerie schwaz, Austria, curated by Karin Pernegger
  • "places to recall", Charim Galerie, Vienna, Austria
2009
  • "New Positions", Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany
  • "Get Connected - Reznikov Collection & Award", Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria
  • "Strabag Art Award Exhibition", Strabag Art Lounge, Vienna, Austria
  • "Chili con Carne", Forum Frohner, Krems, Austria
  • "Nocturne (pieces of silence)", Charim Ungar Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
  • "Kardinal König Kunstpreis", Kunstraum St.Virgil, Salzburg, Austria
  • "Kopfstücke", Galerie Punkt Z, Hard, Austria
2008
  • "Plateau", Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria, curated by Eva Martischnig
  • "resetting/phantasana (curtain falls)", Thomas K. Lang Gallery, Webster University, Vienna, Austria
  • "resetting/phantasana (curtain rises)", Charim Galerie, Vienna, Austria
2007
  • "ARTmART", Kuenstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria, curated by Lorenz Seidler
  • "Ship of Fools", Kunstpavillon Innsbruck, Austria
  • "Zeichen und Zeichnung", Charim Galerie, Vienna, Austria
  • "Is it a High C or a Vitamin B", Galerie 5020, Salzburg, Austria, curated by Felicitas Thun-Hohenstein
  • "...und immer fehlt mir was, und das quält mich", Werkstadt Graz, Austria
  • "Almost 39° of fever, Marco", Dispari&Dispari Project, Reggio Nell’Emilia, Italy, curated by Christian Eisenberger
2006
  • "Der gestohlene Blick", Sonderschau, Cologne Fine Art Fair, Cologne, Germany
  • "Wiener Blut", Kunstraum 21, Cologne, Germany
  • "Economy Class", Alliance Francaise, Nairobi, Kenia
  • "FAUNA://hybrid", Charim Galerie, Vienna, Austria, curated by Lioba Reddeker
  • "Eau de Cologne", Werftgalerie, Vienna, Austria
  • "Dies ist doch kein Porno", Galerie Lisi Haemmerle, Bregenz, Austria
  • "Potential Dialogue. Facts and Fiction", RCM Museum, Nanjing, China, curated by Christiane Krejs, Kunstraum Noe
2005
  • "hotspots - Emerging Artists", Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Austria
  • "Anton Faistauer Preis 2005", Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, Austria
2004
  • "beziehungsweise", Alte Schmiede, Artothek der Stadt Wien, Vienna, Austria
  • "agieren nach dem tod von cheibani wague", WUK, Vienna, Austria, curated by Sidy Mamadou Wane
2003
  • "angesichts", Diploma exhibition, University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
  • "klimatisch im hoch", Galerie Lisi Haemmerle, Bregenz, Austria, curated by Karin Pernegger



ART PROJECTS (with Erwin Uhrmann)

2014-2017 "Art Critics Award", with Kunsthalle Wien, more information on www.artcriticsaward.com

2014 "Points of Passage", Visual Arts, Dance, Film and Literature Program at Melk Abbey, more information on www.pointsofpassage.com

2007-2011 "Art Critics Award", with basis wien, more information on www.artcriticsaward.com

2004-2014 Co-founder and organisation of the Artist Association "Kunstwerft", more information on www.kunstwerft.at

2004-2007 "Art Hatch (Kunstklappe©)", public space, Vienna and Cologne, more information on www.kunstklappe.com

2004-2006 Organisation of the "Werftgalerie", an artist-run-space in Vienna, more information on www.werftgalerie.at

2007 "Missing:Discourse", opera-libretto, more infos on www.missingdiscourse.com



AWARDS AND GRANTS

2015 Artist residency and Susanne Wenger research project in Osogbo, Nigeria, funded by the Austrian Federal Chancellery

2015 Austrian Graphic Art Competition Award, funded by the State of South Tyrol

2013 Award for Fine Arts by the State of Lower Austria

2012 Artist Residency and Studio Grant at ISCP New York by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture

2009 Austrian Federal Annual Grant for Fine Arts

2009 Strabag Art Award



PUBLIC COMMISSIONS (site specific permanent installations)

2014 "True Lies", Theater Akzent/Arbeiterkammer Wien, Austria

2011 "Lost in Translation", UFT, University Research Center Tulln, Austria



PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Albertina Graphic Art Collection, EVN Collection, Verbund Collection, Arbeiterkammer Wien (Vienna Chamber of Labour), Artothek des Bundes (Austrian Federal Collection), Collection of the City of Vienna, Collection of the State of Lower Austria, Vienna Insurance Group Collection, Strabag Artforum, Collection of the State of Tyrol, Niederösterreichische Versicherung.



MONOGRAPHIES / ARTIST BOOKS


Moussa Kone: The Abecedarium of the Artist's Death. Verlag für Moderne Kunst, Wien, 2014.

Moussa Kone, Martin Rotheneder (ed.): The Colman Book of Wounds and Wonders. Stift Melk, 2014.

Moussa Kone: Etymology. Moby Dick Filet, Harpune Artbooks, Vienna, 2012.

Erwin Uhrmann, Moussa Kone (ed.): Nocturnes, Literaturedition Niederösterreich, 2012.

Hermann Burger, Moussa Kone: Diabelli, Harpune Artbooks, Vienna, 2012.

Andreas Schett, Moussa Kone (ed.): Manual, Kerber Artbooks, Bielefeld/Leipzig/Berlin, 2011.



PUBLICATIONS / CONTRIBUTIONS / CATALOGUES


Christine Moser (ed.): Constructing Paradise. Exhibition Catalogue, Austrian Cultural Forum New York. Verlag Anton Pustet, Salzburg, 2017.

Moussa Kone: coverdrawing and print edition for the Parnass Kunstmagazin, No 03/2016, September/Oktober, Vienna.

Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte für Wien; Roman Berka (ed.): Kunst-Arbeit-Gesellschaft. Vienna, 2016.

Silvia Höller (ed.): Figur/Struktur. Artcollection/Artaward. Kunstbrücke, Innsbruck, 2015.

Galerie im Taxispalais (ed.): 34. Österreichischer Grafikwettbewerb, Innsbruck, 2015.

Strabag Artcollection (ed.): halb erinnert, halb vorhergesehen. Werke aus der Strabag Artcollection. Ritter Verlag, Klagenfurt, 2015.

Agence Borderline (ed.): Keep your Feelings in Memory. With essays by Pietro Gaglianò and Gian Maria Tore. Luxembourg, 2014.

Stift Melk (ed.): Points of Passage. Kunst, Literatur, Tanz und Film im Stift Melk. Stift Melk, 2014.

Museum Angerlehner (ed.): Museum Angerlehner. Eine Privatsammlung wird öffentlich, Hirner Verlag, München, 2013.

Biennale Giovani Monza (ed.): 30 artisti, 5 critici, Edizione Arti, Brescia, 2013.

Carl Aigner, Wolgang Huber, Karl Holubar (ed.): Leopold - Mensch, Politiker, Landespatron, Landesmuseum Niederösterreich, St. Pölten, 2013.

Carl Aigner (ed.): Subversiveness of the line. Drawings as Statement of Contemporary Art in Austria. Steinverlag, Bad Traunstein, 2013.

Austrian Cultural Forum Moscow (ed.): Figuration/Abstraction. Austrian Contemporary Art, 2012.

Heidi Hackl, Andreas Schett (ed.): Quartessenz, Haymon Verlag, Innsbruck-Wien, 2011.

EVN AG (ed.): evn collection 2006-2011, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln, 2011.

das weisse Haus (ed.): The Borders of Drawing, Vienna, 2011.

Bianca Regl, Robert Muntean (ed.): Heroes of today. Kerber Artbooks, Leipzig, 2010.

Kunsthalle Wien (ed.): Wem gehört die Stadt? Wien - Kunst im öffentlichen Raum seit 1968. Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg, 2009.

Strabag Art Foundation (ed.): Strabag Art Award International, Vienna, 2009.

K wie Kunst. Kardinal-König-Kunstpreis Salzburg 2009. Müry Salzmann Verlag, Salzburg-Wien, 2009.

Quart. Heft für Kultur in Tirol Nr.14/2009.

Agnes Husslein-Arco (ed.): Phantastischer Realismus. Belvedere, Wien, 2008.

Lioba Reddeker (ed.): Art Critics Award Lesebuch. basis wien, 2007.

Gabriele Schor (ed.): Held together with water. Kunst aus der Sammlung Verbund. Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2007.

Christiane Krejs; Zuo Jing (ed.): Potential Dialogue. RCM Art Museum Beijing, 2006.

Edition Sammlung Essl: Hot Spots. Klosterneuburg, 2005.



TEACHING (with Erwin Uhrmann)

2013-2014 "The Art of Writing about Art", Institute of Culture, Literature and Music, University of Klagenfurt, Austria



LECTURES, WORKSHOPS AND CONVERSATIONS

2017 "Drawing from the Future. Five studio talks", Salon für Kunstbuch, 21er Haus, Vienna

2016 "Praktische Textkompetenz", with Erwin Uhrmann und Vanessa Joan Müller, Kunsthalle Wien

2016 "Die Kunst des Schreibens über Kunst", with Erwin Uhrmann, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

2015 "Duets", Talk with curator Günther Oberhollenzer, Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg

2015 "Die Kunst des Schreibens über Kunst", with Erwin Uhrmann, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

2014 "Praktische Textkompetenz. Die Kunst des Schreibens über Kunst", with Erwin Uhrmann, Academy of Fine Arts, Alumni-Club, Vienna, Austria

2014 "Art Critic in Residence", Panel Discussion, Depot, Vienna

2013 "Places to Recall", Artist Talk, ISCP, International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York, USA

2010 "Die Wiederkehr des Künstlers", Roundtable by Brigitte Borchhardt-Birbaumer, University of Applied Arts, Vienna

2010 "Material:Sprache. Missing:Discourse", with Erwin Uhrmann, University of Arts, Linz, Austria

2009 "Über Kunst schreiben. Texte, Analysen, Selbstversuch", Lecture, Academy of Fine Arts, Alumni-Club, Vienna, Austria

2007 "Endlich Kunst ohne Kritik?", Panel Discussion, F+F Schule für Kunst und Design, Zürich, Switzerland



EDUCATION

1999-2003 University of Applied Arts Vienna, Fine Arts Department