Marita Fraser

Nationalität ................. Australien
Wohnort ...................... London (GBR)
Bereich ........................ Bildende Kunst, Artistic Research
Empfehlende Institution ARTISTIC BOKEH / RIAT
Zeitraum ....................... Sep 16

www.maritafraser.com
Marita Fraser’s practice examines the visualisation of structures and diagrams, be they scientific, cultural and/or aesthetic. Her work is materiliased through collage, painting, sculpture and installation. Her most recent research looks at how textile acts as an agent within artistic processes and its reception.  Marita Fraser has exhibited internationally with recent solo shows include Kerstin Engholm Gallery, Vienna;  Gallery9, Sydney; Cointemporary, www; Engen Stadt Museum, Engen; Kunstlerhaus, Vienna (in collaboration with Alex Lawler). Recent group shows include Ittenology, Rook and Raven, London; The Trouble with Painting, Pumhouse Gallery, London; Something New, Josh Lilley Gallery, London; Afterimage, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna and Prima Interventionen, Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz, Austria. Fraser has undertaken a number of international residency programs and was a founding director of Viennese Off Space, Bell Street Project Space until 2010. She is currently a Phd candidate at Royal College of Arts, London.

Education

2016         
PHd candidate, Royal College of the Arts, London,
2006 - 2010     
Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (Heimo Zobernig class)
2001 - 2005     
Bachelor of Visual Arts (1st class honors), Sydney College of the Arts
2004         
Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (Muntean + Rosenblum class)

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2015    

Marita Fraser, Kerstin Engholm Gallery, Vienna
2014    
Marita Fraser, Gallery9, Sydney
Marita Fraser, Cointemporary
2012    
Marita Fraser, Kerstin Engholm Gallery, Vienna
2010    
Love of Diagrams, Engen Stadt Museum, Engen
Marita Fraser, Gallery Karol Winiarzyk, Vienna
Marita Fraser, James Dorahy, Sydney
In passing 9, Kunstlerhaus, Vienna (with Alex Lawler)
2009    
Rio, Marita Fraser, MOP, Sydney
2009    
Urban Signs - Local Stratergies, Praterstern, Vienna, (with Alex Lawler)
2008    
Modern Love, James Dorahy, Sydney
2006    
Marita Fraser, Bell Street Project Space, Vienna
2005    
I’ll be right back, Peleton, Sydney
2004    
Recent work with paint, Academy of Fine Art Vienna

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2016
    
Ittenology, Rook and Raven, London
2015    
Was die Wange röthet, kann nicht übel seyn, Kerstin Engholm Gallery, Vienna
Balls, Nest, The Hauge, The Netherlands
Group Show, Gallery9, Sydney
2014    
The Trouble with Painting, Pumhouse Gallery, London
Marita Fraser and Freya Douglas-Morris, Peter von Kant, London  
2013    
Every bird brings a different melody to the garden, No Format, London
Birds of Paradise, James Dorahy, Sydney
Pantone 705 C, The Mews, London
Austrian Sculpture Project, Vienna Fair
2012    
Something New, Josh Lilley Gallery, London
Afterimage, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
Mountains and Valleys, James Dorahy, Sydney
What is an Art Book?, The Modern Language Experiment,  Volume 2, London
2011    
Object as Image, Vesch, Vienna
Prima Interventionen, Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz, Austria
Silver Moon, • (Lisa Ruyter Gallery), Vienna
Caution colour!, Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch
2010    
Love of Diagrams, PICA, Perth
Pattern Recognition, PS, Amsterdam
Women, Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna
Bell Street Project Space and The Hex, Kunstbeuro, Vienna
Provence, Mix-Tape and Driftwood, Hamburg
2009    
Early Dawning, Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna
Faith and Lust, Flinders Street Gallery, Sydney
The Real Thing, MU, Eindhoven (curated by Vvork)
Silent Post, Pavement Gallery, Manchester
The Center of Attention. Kunst als Soziotopie, Radetzkystraße 23, Vienna
Back to Basel, The Foreverending Story, Basel
The Economic Powerhouse, Neocon Central, Frankfurt
The Forgotten Bar, Berlin (curated by Forever Ending Story)
Abstrakte Kunst im Jahr 2009, Rondo, Graz
2008
Investigations, Gallery Karol Winiarzyk, Vienna
SkulpTULLN, City of Tulln, Austria
Here comes the Ocean, Ferenbalm-Gurbrü Station, Karlsruhe
Existance in a Letter, Cluster, Berlin (curated by Barbara Buchmaier)
Junger, Immanence, Paris,
2007    
Work in Progress, Forum +, Concertgebouw, Brugge
Aktuelle Positionen der abstrakten Malerei, Kunstverein Wilhelmshöhe
Pudel Kollektion, Hamburg
Spiel weiter du süsses etwas, Cluster, Berlin
En Bloc, Karlsruhe
Seasons in the Abyss, Mop, Sydney
2006
Stupid as a painter, brick 5, Vienna
The Invisible Reading Room, presented by The Invisible Inc, Firstdraft, Sydney
1st Vienna Biennale, various locations, Vienna

Residencies, Grants and Awards
2015

New Works Grant, Australia Council for the Arts
2011
Artist in Residence and Stipendium, Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz, Austria
2010    
Artist in Residence, Artspace, Sydney
2009
ArtStart Grant, Australia Council for the Arts
2008
Artist in Residence, Cité International des Arts, Paris (AGNSW, Australia)
Artist in Residence, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney
2005
Zelda Stedman Scholarship, University of Sydney
2004
Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Exchange Scholarship


Selected Media and Reviews
2016  
 
Two London-based Artists Playfully Juxtapose Color and Geometry, Anna Furman, Artsy
2015    
Heitere Malerei, mit und ohne Pinsel, Nichole Scheyerer, Falter, 19.12.15.
Post Internet Art, Ebay and Geroetet Wangen, Christina Benzer, Der Standard, 13.02.15.
2012    
Das wohlige Ambiente der Abstraktion, Anne Katrin Feessler, Der Standard, 30.05.2012.
2011    
Die un/sichtbare Stadt als Aktionsraum der Widerspruche, Ursula Maria Probst und Franz Thalmair, Kunstforum 212, 2011. P. 66.
2010    
Subtil und mit Farbklecksen,  Ann Katrin Fessler, Der Standard, 22.02.10.
Urban Signs, Local Stratergies, Franz Thalmair, Kunstforum, 200, 2010. P. 314.
Abstraktion als Referenz, Milena Dimitrova, Artmagazine 30.09.10.
Spectrum, Sydney Morning Herald, 27.02.10.
Graphic display of clever ideas, Ted Snell, The Australian, 30.09.10.
Art Notes, Nien Schwarz, Art Monthly Australia, No. 233,10: 56.
In the loop, Realtime, 20.09.10.
2009    
Die Stadt als Bildträgerin, Franz Thalmair, Der Standard, 6.10.09.
Vier Ecken Aktueller Malerei, Der Standard, 24.09.09.
Wiedersehen am Praterstern, Artmagazine, Andrea Winklbauer, 29.11.09.
FBI radio, interview on Canvas, 26.04.09.
InsideOut, April, 2009.
Metro, Sydney Morning Herald, 10.04.2009.
Artnotes, Art Monthly, April, 2009.
2008    
Top10, Metro, Sydney Morning Herald, 07.07.08.
2007    
Open Gallery, Kelsey Munro, Sydney Morning Herald, 01.08.07
Best of Vienna, Falter, May, 2007
 
Publications
Looking at Painting, Volume 2, by Jessie Churchill (Ed.) 2016.
Fluc: Tanz die Utopie!, M. Wagner (ed.),Falter, Vienna, 2014
What is an art book Volume 2, Modern Language Experiment London, 2014
WUK Kunstahalle Exnergasse 2012, WUK, 2013
Afterimage, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, WUK, 2012
Marita Fraser, Love of Diagrams, Bucher Verlag, Austria, 2010
Love of Diagrams, PICA, Perth, 2010
Locksmith Nr. 1, published by Locksmith, Sydney, 2009
Magazin Textuelle Bildhauerei NR 4, 2009
Runway, Issue 12, published by Invisible Inc., Sydney, 2009
Modern Love, James Dorahy, 2008
Magazin Textuelle Bildhauerei NR 3, 2008
Abrechnung, One Star Press, Paris, 2008
En BLOC, Koi, Karlsruhe, 2007
Runway, Issue 9, Invisible Inc., Sydney, 2007
SPACE 3, An Australian Independent Creative Network, Space3, Sydney, 2006

Projektinfo

Marita Fraser’s practice examines the visualisation of structures and diagrams, be they scientific, cultural and/or aesthetic. Her work is materiliased through collage, painting, sculpture and installation.  Her most recent research looks at how textile acts as an agent within artistic processes and its reception.  During her residency at Q21 Fraser will continue research into the use of textiles within a contemporary art context. She will connect with other researchers in Vienna who are working in and around this area, study a number of textiles collections housed within Vienna as well as developing and presenting new work.

Bildmaterial

Installation, 2012 © Marita Fraser
O.T., 2016 © Marita Fraser
O.T. (detail), 2014 © Marita Fraser
O.T. (net), 2015 © Marita Fraser
O.T. (net), 2015 © Marita Fraser
O.T., 2014 © Marita Fraser