Artists: Julia Frank, Martin Hotter, Maria Köfler, Viola Leddi, Gabriele Napoli, Dino Zrnec

Inauguration: Friday, April 12, 2024 - 6-8 pm

Duration: April 13 - May 10, 2024

Julia Frank (b. 1988, Silandro, Italy) studied sculpture at the Royal College of Art in London, where she graduated in 2016. Frank's artistic practice encompasses a range of media In her work, she observes and examines social norms in the public and private spheres. She often translates this "engagement with the environment" into time- and site-specific works through an evaluation of cultural, ecological and urban significance. Frank was honoured with the Sven Sachsalber Memorial Prize.
Recent exhibitions include: Karin Welponer & Julia Frank, Civic Gallery Bressanone; CUT, Somers Gallery, London; Drawings Made From The Ashes, TheOffice, Vienna; Kingdom of the Ill, curated by Pavel Pys and Sarah Clugish, MUSEION (2023).

Martin Hotter (b. 1978, Crailsheim, Germany),lives and works in Vienna.
Upcoming solo exhibitions include: Liste Art Fair Basel with VIN VIN Vienna / Naples (June 2024). Recent group exhibitions include (selection): "Tales from the insed_out: lost in the mirror", co_atto, Milan (September/ November 2022); "For Fürth", Schaufenster, Fürth (April /May 2022); "Traces and Sculptures", Stadtmuseum Crailsheim (April/ May 2022); "Now. Collected 9 10" (February / July 2020), Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna; "25 Years Galerie der Stadt Schwaz", curated by Anette Freudenberger, Galerie der Stadt Schwaz (July / September 2019); "Hotel Europa: Their Past, Your Present, Our Future", curated by Théo-Mario Coppola, Open Space of Experimental Art, Tbilisi, Georgia (May 2019); "Money and Psyche", curated by Stefanie Kleefeld and Ulla Rossek, Halle für Kunst Lüneburg (November 2018 / January 2019).

Maria Köfler (b. 1988, Innsbruck, Austria) is a visual artist and curator. In addition to her own exhibition activities, Köfler studied art history at Leopold Franzens University in Innsbruck and has been working as an art and culture officer at Steinmayr & Co. since 2018. Among other things, she is responsible for partnerships/cooperation in the field of art and has been involved in numerous cultural projects and productions. Köfler has been managing and curating the contemporary exhibition format "Im Vektor" since 2020.
Recent group exhibitions include (selection): September 2024, Gajha Gallery, Yogyakarta; 04.04.24 Eröffnung, Tourismusverband St. Anton Community Week, Art- Box, St. Anton am Arlberg; March 2024, Tiroler Künstler:innen, Rahmenmuseum, Tirol; March 2024 Gestaltung Folder für die Aktion Hunger auf Kunst & Kultur Tirol; January 2024 Atelierumzug: Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen, Innsbruck.

Viola Leddi (b. 1993, Milan, Italy) lives and works in Geneva. After her artistic training at Brera Academy in Milan, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2016, she continued at Haute Ecole d’Art et de Design (HEAD). In 2022, after her Master in Visual Arts, the artist won the HEAD— Galerie 2022 Prize for which she was awarded with a solo exhibition at PACE Geneva. In 2022 she also was the recipient of the Theodore Stravinsky Foundation Prize.
Upcoming solo exhibitions include: TAG Art Museum, Qingdao (CN) (2025); FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims (FR) (October 2024). Recent solo exhibitions include: Pace Gallery Genève (CH), HEAD - Galerie Prize recipient 2022, July 2023; October 2022 - Strategies for invisibility - VIN VIN Naples, Naples (IT); June 2022 – Liste Art Fair Basel with VIN VIN Vienna/Naples (CH); March 2019 - Creature Adorabili (Lovable Creatures), TILE project space, Milan (IT). Recent group exhibitions include: December 2023 - Troubles, organised with HEAD - Genève, co-curated by Charlotte Laubard, Ordet, Milan (IT); October 2023 – Pittura Italiana Oggi, curated by Damiano Gullì, Triennale di Milano, Milan (IT).

Gabriele Napoli (b. 1999, Desio, Italy) lives and works in Milan. He graduated from the Academy of Brera (Milan) in 2023.
Recent exhibitions include: Mirabilis, Palazzo Meravigli, Milan, IT (2023); Osservatorio X, Superstudio, Milano, IT (2021); Muselmann, Memoriale della Shoah, Milan, IT (2021); Let’s Meet on a Cloud of Freedom, De Pietri Artphilein Foundation, Lugano, CH (2021); Né tutto del nulla, né nulla del tutto, Galleria civica, Seregno, IT (2021); Real presence – flashback, curated by Biljana Tomic and Dobrila Denegri, Kulturni Centar Magacin, Belgrade, RS (2019); Accademia Aperta, Brera Academy of Fine Arts, Milan, IT (2019).

Dino Zrnec (b. 1983, Zagreb, Croatia) lives and works between Vienna and Zagreb. He attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb until 2007. Furthermore he studied in the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague and in 2008 in Vienna, in the Academy of Fine Arts, both for an exchange programme.
Recent group and solo exhibitions include: VIN VIN, Vienna / Naples (2021; 2017); Apoteka project space, Vodnjan (2014); Lucie Drdova gallery, Prague (2020); Industrial art Biennial, Pula (2020); Renata Fabbri Gallery, Milan (2019); Museum of contemporary art, Zagreb (2016); Krinzinger projekte, Vienna (2017); Institute for contemporary art, Zagreb (2017); Kunstlerhaus, Vienna (2010); Kunsthaus Graz (2014); Ve.sch Kunstverein, Vienna (2018).