Self-Portrait as a Free Spirit by Sofia Goscinski

1. Dezember 2018 bis 31. Januar 2019
December 1, 2018 to January 31, 2019


Sofia Goscinski, born 1979, is a multi-media artist based in Vienna, Austria. She studied at the

Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, AT (1999-2005), the Villa Arson, L’Ècole nationale supérieure d’Art,

Nice, FR (2004). In 2009 she was selected to participate in the program of ‘The Mountain School

Of Arts’ in Los Angeles, USA. 2014 she was invited as artist in residence to 1335Mabini gallery in

Manila, Philippines, 2015 she was artist in residence at SoArt in Carinthia, Austria. 2016 Sofia

Goscinski was selected for the Austrian State Scholarship.

Selected exhibitions
2018 ‘Self-Portrait as a Free Spirit’, Jean-Claude Maier Gallery, Frankfurt, DE (solo)
2018 Elective Affinities’, Sammlung Friedrichshof, Zurndorf, AT (group)
2017 ‘Peau blanche, masques noirs’ Sammlung Friedrichshof Stadtraum, Vienna, AT (solo)
2017 funfun rituals, unttld contemporary, Vienna, AT (solo)
2017 ‘ich weiss nicht – Growing Relations between Things’ MAK, Vienna, AT (group)
2016 ‘My father avoids the Sirens’ Song’ (screening series curated by Berta Sichel), Josée Bienvenu Gallery, NY, USA (group)
2016 ‘Gravedad’ Casa del Lago, Mexico City, MX (group)
2015 ‘Destination Vienna’ Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, AT (group)
2015 ABC, Art Berlin Contemporary, Berlin, DE, represented by unttld contemporary, Vienna (solo)
2012 ‘The Naked Man’ Lentos Museum, Linz, AT (group)
2010 ‘Disorders’ Photo/Video Wall, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, AT (solo)
2007 ‘The Art Of Failure’ Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel/Muttenz, CH (group)

Selected Public Collections
The Belvedere, Vienna, AT
Lentos Museum, Linz, AT
State Art Collection of Austria

Selected Publications
Wahlverwandtschaften / Elective Affinities, Ed. Hubert Klocker, Sammlung Friedrichshof, Text Denise-Wendel-Poray, SCHLEBRÜGGE.EDITOR, 2018 (exhibition catalogue)
ISBN 978-3-93172-34-0
VIENNA BIENNALE 2017: Robots. Work. Our Future, Ed. Christoph Thun-Hohenstein, MAK Verlag für moderne Kunst, 2017 
ISBN 978-3-90315-369-1
Rainbow Country, Sofia Goscinski Ed. Sofia Goscinski, text by Michele Robecchi Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, 2013 (Monograph)
ISBN 978-3-86335-368-1
Der nackte Mann / The Naked Man Ed. Stella Rollig, Barnabás Bencsik, Lentos
Museum, Verlag für moderne Kunst, 2012 (exhibition catalogue)
ISBN 978-3-86984-357-5
The Art of Failure; Schöner Scheitern Ed. Sabine Schaschl, Claudia Spinelli,
Kunsthaus Baselland, Christoph Merian Verlag, 2009 (exhibition catalogue)
ISBN 978-3-85616-461-4