Maga. art. Christine Schörkhuber
ch_schoe (at) servus.at
Christine Schörkhuber studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, first painting class with Franz Graf, later video/videoinstallation with Dorit Margreiter, graduated with distinction in 2008.
Christine Schörkhuber is living and working as sound- and media artist, video maker and musician, mainly in Vienna but also in international context. She realizes big sound installations in public space as well as video art, musical composition and silent/noise performances. The artist is mainly interested in close listening, in the intersections of audio and visual arts and the dynamics of relations and systems on individual, sociopolitical and technological level.
As a solo musician she is performing under the name Canned Fit. She released several Albums and is part of various compilations. The artist is also member of the bands Laster Kanaster, Palovnia, Ratatoeskr u.a.
Former member of the executive board of the „IG Kultur Österreich“, the feminist hackerspace "Mz. Baltazar ́s Laboratory" and the network for improvised music snim. CoFounder and Curator of the sound art festival "Klangmanifeste" since 2010.
2015 Lectureship at the University of Applied Art Vienna, Digital Art Department, on Interview based Art and Documentarism. Workshops und Lectures e.g. ACF, Modulab Bukarest, Shan Studio Bejing, Art Academy Stettin, Art University Linz
Exhibitions in national and international context e.g. Rockbund Museum Shanghai, Paraflows, Tricky Women Vienna, Crossing Europe, Naoussa Filmfestival Greece, Soundart Konfrontationen Nickelsdorf, In Situ Contemporary Art Foundation, Sokołowsko, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Kunstraum Engländerbau, Lichtenstein, Pixxelpoint Festival Nova Gorica, cheLA Buenos Aires, Contemporary Art Center Warsaw, Unconscious Archives Festival, ACF London etc.
Prices, Grants, Residencies:
2007 Chair Prize Video/Videoinstallation, Academy of fne Arts, Vienna
2010 Artist in Residence Budapest, AIR Krems/Budapest Galleria
2011 Oö im Film“, Second prize
2011 Composition Grant, City of Vienna
2012 Mentoring- Grant, Austrian Art Council
2013 CRIR Residence, Copenhagen, Denmark
2013 Start Grant by Austrian Art council for New Media and Video Art
2014/15 New Austrian Sound of Music - Grant by Ministery of Foreign Affairs Austria
2014 Residence Acéfalo Festival, Valparaíso, Chile
2014 Residence cheLA, (Centro de Cultura, Tecnología y Comunidad), conDit Buenos Aires, Argentina
2016 Residence Center for Contemporary Art Warsaw (Centrum Sztuki Wspolczesnej)
2016 Residence Lunz am See, Lower Austria
2017 Residence Komponistenforum Mittersil
2019 Recognition Award for Media Arts, Lower Austria