Curriculum Vitae
Maga. art. Christine Schörkhuber

 

Born in Lower Austria. Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, first painting class with Franz Graf, later video/videoinstallation with Dorit Margreiter, graduated with distinction in 2008.

 

Christine Schörkhuber is living and working as sound- and media artist, video maker and musician, mainly in Vienna but also in international context. She realizes big sound installations in public space as well as video art, musical composition and silent/noise performances.

The artist is mainly interested in close listening, in the intersections of audio and visual arts and the dynamics of relations and systems on individual, sociopolitical and technological level.

 

As a solo musician she is performing under the name Canned Fit. She released 4 Albums and is part of various compilations. The artist is also member of the bands Laster Kanaster, Palovnia, Ratatoeskr u.a.

 

Former member of the executive board of the „IG Kultur Österreich“, the feminist hackerspace "Mz. Baltazar´s Laboratory" and the network for improvised music snim.

 

CoFounder and Curator of the sound art festival "Klangmanifeste" since 2010.

 

2015 Lectureship at the University of Applied Art Vienna, Digital Art Department, on Interview based Art and Documentarism. Workshops und Lectures e.g. ACF, Modulab Bukarest, Shan Studio Bejing, Art Academy Stettin, Art University Linz

Exhibitions in national and international context e.g. Rockbund Museum Shanghai, Paraflows, Tricky Women Vienna, Crossing Europe, Naoussa Filmfestival Greece, Soundart Konfrontationen Nickelsdorf, In Situ Contemporary Art Foundation, Sokołowsko, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Kunstraum Engländerbau, Lichtenstein, Pixxelpoint Festival Nova Gorica, cheLA Buenos Aires, Contemporary Art Center Warsaw, Unconscious Archives Festival, ACF London etc.

 

Prices, Grants, Residencies

 

2007 Chair Price Video/Videoinstallation, Academy of fine Arts, Vienna

2007  Short film Contest Iron Lens, Waidhofen/Ybbs, Second Price

2010  Artist in Residence Budapest, AIR Krems/Budapest Galleria

2011  „Oö im Film“, Second price

2011  Composition Grant, City of Vienna

2012  Mentoring- Grant, Austrian Art Council

2013  CRIR Residence, Copenhagen, Denemark

2013  Start Grant by Austrian Art council for New Media and Video Art

2014/15 New Austrian Sound of Music  - Grant by Ministery of Foreign Affairs Austria

2014  Residence Acéfalo Festival, Valparaíso, Chile

2014  Residence cheLA, (Centro de Cultura, Tecnología y Comunidad), conDit Buenos Aires, Argentina

2016  Residence Center for Contemporary Art Warsaw (Centrum Sztuki Wspolczesnej)

2016  Residence Lunz am See, Lower Austria