Drawing on her inherant ability to simultaneously inhabit several realities, Guggenberger immerses herself with the host environment which she pursues through methodological research and anecdotal information gathered over time. The distinction between experience, contemplation and creation lies at the basis of her body of work
Johanna Magdalena Guggenberger (b. 1985, Vienna, Austria) studied Social & Cultural Anthropology, Arabic and Islamic studies in Vienna and Pakistan as well as Fine Art at The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna with Pawel Althamer and Julian Goethe. Past exhibitions include Estragon, Belmacz, London (2019), blue monday on the moon, Republica des Artes, Portugal (2016); Leisure as a Mechanism of Resistance, fAN Vienna at Parallel Vienna (2016) and und nun stehen also wir da (“and now it is us, a standing here”), solo show, Camera Matteotti, Vienna (2016).