Jacques Rancière

Oliver Ressler Wien

Born 1970, lives and works in Vienna. As an artist, he directs projects on various socio-political themes. Since 1994 he has been working on exhibitions, projects in outdoor spaces and videos that address various themes such as economics, racism, gene technology, resistance practices and social alternatives. His videos are presented in the artistic field, at video festivals, political events and occasionally shown on television. In 2002 he was awarded by ZKM the first International Media Art prize for his video "This is what democracy looks like!".
Selected Projects
"Alternative Economics, Alternative Societies", Galerija Skuc, Ljubljana; Kunstraum der Universität Lüneburg (D); Transmediale.04, Berlin; Itaucultural Institute, Sao Paulo; Sorlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand (N); Wyspa Progress Foundation, Gdansk (PL); Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Media Lab Madrid; a.o., 2003/04
"Venezuela von unten", film, 67', with Dario Azzellini, 2004
"European Corrections Corporation", container installation in the public space in Munich, Graz, Wels, with Martin Krenn, 2003/04
"Boom!", work in progress, with David Thorne, since 2001
Selected Publications
"European Corrections Corporation", Frankfurt/Main 2004
"Dienstleistung: Fluchthilfe", Vienna 2002
"The global 500", Vienna 1999