Johanna Bruckner. Photo: Ruth Bruckner

Johanna Bruckner


Johanna Bruckner lives and works in Vienna. Bruckner is interested in the conditions of labour that have been ermerging in response to the technologies of communicative capitalism.

Her work is shown internationally. Selected exhibitions and screenings: Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Mediterranea Biennial 19, San Marino, ICA Milano, the CAC Centre d'Art Contemporain Geneve, Galerie EIGEN+ART Lab, Berlin, the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, transmediale 2020, the Kunstraum Niederösterreich, ZKM, the Zentrum für Kunst und Medien, Karlsruhe, 16th Venice Architecture Biennial, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Sammlung Falkenberg, Galerie Reflector Contemporary, Bern, the Migros Musem für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich, the Villa Croce, Museum for Contemporary Art, Genoa; the Kunsthaus in Hamburg, the Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Galleri Box, Cabaret Voltaire at Manifesta 11, Zurich. Bruckner has lectured at various universities and institutions including the Bauhaus University of Weimar, the Lucerne School of Art and Design, Zurich University of the Arts and the BAC Center Contemporain in Geneva. She was a Visual Arts Fellow at the Istituto Svizzero in Rom, and was artist-in-residence at LAGO MIO residency Lugano, Akademie Schloss Solitude, the Banff Center for Visual Arts in Canada, the Sommerakademie Paul Klee and at the Jan Van Eyck Academie. She received the Recognition Award for Fine Arts of Lower Austria, 2020, the re:humanism Prize for Art & Artificial Intelligence, 2021, and most recently, the Pax Art Award, the Erste Bank MehrWERT Kunstpreis, and the Medienkunstpreis der Stadt Wien, 2022. 

In 2022, the Swiss artist was selected for the Connect residency. She will spend a residency at CERN to extend her artistic research into the interactions between human and non-human entities in a techno-scientific world.