Rainer Ganahl


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Selected Solo Exhibitions
2014
  • Kai Matsumiya, New York, (fall 2015)
  • Oracle, Berlin (spring 2015)
2014
  • El Mundo, Kai Matsumiya, New York
  • SWISS JARRY, Hacienda, Zurich
  • De Vleeshal Middelburg
  • Dadalenin, Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich
  • BCP, Shanghai
2013
  • Comme des Marxists, White Columns, New York (Nov 2013)
  • Rainer Ganahl,Irwin, Elaine Levy Projects, Brussels
2012
  • I wanna be Alfred Jarry, Tresor /Kunstforum, Vienna (Spring 2012)
  • Kunstverrein Neuhausen (spring)
2011
  • The condition of the working class in England, Reading Festival in Bury / Manchester
  • KOOJO, Innsbruck
2010
  • Alex Zachary, New York
  • Hospitalhof, Stuttgart
  • Elaine Levy Projects, Art Brussels
  • Tea Party, Werkstatt Graz, Graz
2009
  • MAK, Vienna, October 2009/2010
  • Toxic Assets, Galerie Nächst St. Stephan, Rosemarie Schwarzwaelder, Login
  • Elaine Levy Projects, Brussels
2008
  • Fruit and Flower Deli, New York
  • DADALENIN, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm
  • motherfatherdaughrter, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
  • Les Laboratoires, Aubervilliers, Paris (a theater production, a film)
  • Kunstverrein Schwäbisch Hall, Schwäbisch Hall
  • G126, Galway, Ireland
  • Ce qui roule - That Which Rolls, Early Form's of Rollin' Rock, Les Laboratoire, Aubervilliers, Paris
2007
  • Rainer Ganahl, The Apprentice in the Sun, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, catalog
  • Rainer Ganahl, Reading, Riding and other Recent Works, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dandee
2006
  • From Vatican to Piazza della Repubblica with no return,
  • RAM, radioartemobile, Rome
2005
  • The Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University Museum, New York , catalog
  • Museum of Modern Art, MUMOK, Vienna, catalog
  • Gregoire Maisonneuve, Paris
  • Roellinduerr, St. Gallen
  • Artist Commune, Hong Kong
  • Baumgartner Gallery, New York
2004
  • bicycle, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
2003
  • GAG, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen
  • Kunstbüro, Vienna
  • Das Zählen der letzten Tage der Sigmund Freud Banknote, project wall, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
  • Casco, Utrecht
  • Galerie Maisonneuve, Paris
2002
  • Base, Florence, Italy
  • Baumgartner Gallery, New York
2001
  • Baumgartner Gallery, New York
  • Galerie Nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
  • Galeria Massimo de Carlo, Milan
  • Artra, Milan
  • Sint-Lukasstichting, Brussels
  • Kunstverein & Stiftung Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen
2000
  • enders projects, Frankfurt
  • Rainer Ganahl: from 10 secondes to 500 hours and more, Medienwerkstatt, Vienna
  • Planet 2000, Geneva
  • Centre de Photographie, Geneva (with Harald F. Muller)
  • basic canadian, Paul Petro Contemporary Art, Toronto
1999
  • Offene Handlungsräume, 48th Venice Biennale, Austrian Pavilion, Venice (together with 5 other artists or artist collectives)
  • Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
  • Landesmuseum Tirol, Innsbruck
  • Max Protetch, New York
1998
  • Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, catalogue
  • Stadtwerkstatt Graz, Graz
1997
  • The Thing, New York
  • Massimo De Carlo, Milan
  • Educational Complex, organized by Rainer Ganahl: Lindsay Anderson, Rainer Ganahl, Candida Höfer, Mike Kelley, Frederick Wiseman, Generali Foundation, Vienna, catalogue
1996
  • Galerie Roger Pailhas, Paris
  • In Vitro, Geneva
  • Depot, Vienna
  • Villa Arson, Nice
  • Ghislain Mollet-Viéville, Paris
  • Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart
  • Thomas Solomon Garage, Los Angeles
1995
  • Sandra Gering (with Matthew McCaslin), New York
  • Galerie Philomene Magers, Cologne
  • Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
  • Contemporary Art Center, Moscow
  • Ice Box, Athens
1994
  • The Thing, BBS, New York, Vienna
  • Galerie Roger Pailhas, Paris
  • Nordanstad Gallery, New York
1993
  • Person's Weekend Museum, Tokyo, cat. available
  • Ghislain Mollet-Viéville, Paris
  • Galerie Roger Pailhas, Marseille, catalogue
1992
  • Nordanstad-Skarstedt, New York
  • Massimo DeCarlo, Milan
  • Galerie Roger Pailhas, (3 times 3 weeks, with Peter Fend and Silvia Kolbowski, curated by Rainer Ganahl), Paris, cat. avail.
  • Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, brochure
1991
  • White Columns (White Room), New York
  • Randy Alexander (with Matthew Antezzo), New York
1990
  • Ghislain Mollet-Viéville, Paris
  • Galerie Philomene Magers, Bonn, catalogue
1989
  • Virtue in Objects, Installation (with Paul Garrin), Museum Folkwangen, Essen
  • allerArt, Bludenz

 

Selected Group Shows
2012
  • Forum Expanded, Berlinale 2012. Berlin
  • The Von Show, Von Pro-jekt', New York
  • Video program Marianne Vitale, UKS, Oslo
  • Vivere sulla luna / Living on the moon, Galleria Astuni, Bologna
  • Zeigen. Eine Audiotour durch Baden-Württemberg, Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
  • 10'000 Stunden.Über Handwerk, Meisterschaft und Scheitern in der Kunst, Kunstmuseum des Kantons Thurgau
2011
  • Performa 2011, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, November 12, 2011
  • Dada Moskau at the 4th Moscow Biennale 2011, Moscow
  • COLORIFIC! We Make An Art Rainbow , Postmasters, New York
  • WalmArt, White Box, New York
  • This is what democracy looks like, New York University, Gallatin Galleries, New York
  • No Comment, An Occupy Wallstreet show, 23 Wallstreet, former, JP Morgan Building, New York
  • THE FORGOTTEN YEARS 2007-2011, Leftover artworks from Galerie im Regierungsviertel Berlin`s Inventory, Galerie im Regierungsviertel / the forgotten bar project, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
  • Specters of the Nineties, Marres Center, Netherlands
  • All Things Equal, Hedreen Gallery, Seattle University, Seattle
  • Alive She Cried, A Film & Video Exhibition, Galerie Zink, Berlin
  • Voila, ein Gastspiel, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
  • Dislocation in Kontinuum, Juraplatz, Biel
  • L’Italia alla finestra. Außen- und Innensichten, Kaiserliche Hofburg, Innsbruck
  • Family Life, Elaine Levy projects, Brussels
  • The Wolfson Syndrome, The Modern Language Experimen, London
  • A painting show, Autocenter, Berlin
  • Borderland,smartspaces, New York
  • Born after 1924, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
  • Happy Tech, Fondazione Golinelli, Bologna
  • Happy Tech, Fondazione Golinelli, Milano
2010
  • Media City Seoul 2010, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
  • Public and Counterpublics, Centro Andaluz de Art Contemporaneno, Sevilla
  • Bloodflames II, Alex Zachary, New York
  • Morality X, Witte de White, Rotterdam
  • performancelectureseries, Johann Koenig, Berlin
  • Engineers of the Soul, Postmasters Gallery, New York
  • STUDY AFTER NATURE, A Constructed World, Elaine Levy Project, Brussels
  • Learning Machines, Figures, NABA, Milan
  • Regionale 11, the forever ending story #12, Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel
  • The beautiful danse of the terrible masks + minds, Galerie im Regierungsviertel, Berlin
  • Pseudonym Project, The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, New York
  • Das vertraute Unvertraute. Über die inhärente Poesie des Materials. Neue Positionen Bildender Kunst, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
  • The Flower of May, Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea
  • Berlin Kreuzberg Biennale, various outdoor spaces, Berlin
  • Videorama, Kunstclips aus Österreich, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg
  • City Beats, BankART Studio, Tokyo
  • 2 or 3 Things, we’ve learned, Intersections of Art, Pedagogy and Protest, Galerie IG Bildende Kunst, Vienna
  • Cooperation, Not Coorporation, ITS, Z1 International Test Site Z1, Ritopek, Belgrade
  • Leinzell open 2010, Schloss Leinzell, Leinzell, Germany
  • Destroying Public Harmony,Brukenthal National Museum/Contemporary Art Gallery, Sibiu, Romania
  • Der Augenoptiker auf der Invalidenstrasse Neunzig/An Optical Illusion and The Foretelling of The Oracle News//a show by THE FRUIT & FLOWER DELI, NY at DUVE Berlin
  • Hints to Workmen, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, GB
  • 1989. Ende der Geschichte oder Beginn der Zukunft? Villa Schöningen an der Glienicker Brücke. Ein deutsch-deutsches Museum, Berlin
  • Artschool UK, Cell Project Space, London
  • Spasticus Artisticus, Ceri Hand Gallery, Liverpool
  • Broken Fall (Geometric), Galleria Enrico Astuni, Bologna
  • Scratch!, ADN Galeria, Barcelona
  • Ibrido. Genetica delle forme d’arte, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milano
  • Brouillon, Musée de la danse, Le Garage, Rennes, France
  • Scapegoat Society, Guest Projects, London
  • DETOX, Pop-up show in dis-used gym, Hoxton Square, London
  • Be a Star, Play a Model, Cultural Institution, Knokke, Belgium
2009
  • The Fear Society, Pavillion of Urgency, Venice Biennale 2009
  • Our literal Speed, Gallery 400 (University of Illinoi, Chicago
  • Translation Paradoxes and Misunderstandings, Shedhalle, Zurich
  • Performa 2009, swiss institute, New York
  • That's all Folks! The endless clash between Reason and Destiny, Stadshallen, Bruges, Belgium
  • Broken Tales, Akademie Theatre, Shanghai
  • 1989. Ende der Geschichte oder Beginn der Zukunft?, Kunsthalle Wien
  • Crossing Landscape, Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Museum, Turin
  • Videorama. Kunstclips aus Österreich, Kunsthalle Wien
  • Villa Schöningen an der Glienicker Brücke. Ein deutsch-deutsches Museum, Berlin-Potsdam
  • City Beats, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, New York
  • Engagierte New Yorker Kunst in Prenning, Villa Feuerlöscher, Prenning, Austria
  • Academy of another City, Signs of Respect, IBA, Hamburg
  • Signature of war, Sektor 1, Katowice
  • 2012+, The Drop: Urban Art Infill, New York
  • WALK ON THE LIGHT SIDE, Erhellende Nächte im Mustergarten des EWZ,eggn'spoon, Zurich
2008
  • Shanghai Biennal, Shanghai
  • Ephemeral Frindge, Art Brussels, Brussels
  • The Art World, Galerie Feinkost, Berlin
  • Institute für Alpine Angelegenheiten, Bozen
  • City Beats, Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
  • Rotations (One Work), Rowley Kennerk Gallery, Chicago
  • LA PETITE HISTOIRE, Kunstraum Niederoesterreich, Vienna
  • ReCollecting, MAK museum, Vienna
  • GO NYC, Nin Brudermann – Rainer Ganahl – Mathias Kessle, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems
  • Manual CC. Game instructions for beginners and advanced players, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Poland
  • Globale/Locale, 7th Bulgarian Biennal of Contemporary Art, Varna, Bulgaria
2007
  • Think with the Senses - Feel with the Mind. Art in the Present Tense, Venice Biennial 2007, Venice
  • Istambul Biennial 2007,Istambul
  • Performa 07 with Snörfrid, Performance Festival, New York
  • Moscow Biennial 2007, Left Pop, Moscow
  • New York, States of Mind, Haus der Kulturen, Berlin
  • cabaret voltaire-warszawa, lokal_30, Warsaw
  • Rainer Ganahl, Mario Garcia Torres, Nate Harrison, Hugo Hopping and John Menick have agreed to participate in an exhibition organized by Nu Nguyen at Sandroni Reyey, Sandroni Reyey, Los Angeles
  • Riss/Lücke/Scharnier A,Galerie Nächste St. Stephan, Vienna
  • Extraordinary Rendition, Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona
  • Agitation and Respose,Tanja Bonaktar Gallery, New York
2006
  • Images War: Contesting Images of Political Conflict, Whitney Museum of American Art, ISP show, New York
  • Imagining Common Lands, Palazzo Lantieri, Gorizia
  • Unwrapping the Wing, The Invisible Museum, Denver
  • Photo_Traffic, Centre d'art Contemporain, Genevaa
  • Four Freedoms, Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvenia
  • Sol Systéme, Center D'Art Passerelle, Brest
  • Steiler Konter, Kunstverrein Bregenz
  • Bukarest Biennial 2006, Bukarest
  • Sevilla Biennial 2006, Sevilla
  • Lire Frantz Fanon, La Box, Bourges
  • 3500 cm2, Rome
  • The Jewish Identity Project: New American Photography Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles
  • Die Abwesenheit des Lagers, Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden
  • Switching Worlds: Desires and Identities, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York
  • Langues Emmêlées. l'Espace Culturel François Mitterrand, Périgueux
  • Demokratie üben, Westfälischer kunstverein, Münster
  • Opera Austria, Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art, Prato
  • Pixels of Reality: What do you know, what do you see? Public Space with a Roof, Amsterdam
  • "Dada East? The Romanians of Cabaret Voltaire" Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich
2005
  • Parallel Lives, Kunstverein Frankfurt, Frankfurt
  • 150 Works of Art, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Wer Visionen hat soll zum Arzt gehen, GAK, Bremen
  • Poles Apart Poles Together, 51.Venice Biennale, Venice
  • The Jewish Identity Project: New American Photography, The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Leaves of Grass, Hallwalls, Buffalo
  • Fabric of Fear, 555, Detroit
  • Christian Boltansky, Michaela Melian, Rainer Ganahl, Jüdisches Museum Frankfurt
  • Affinités, Le Pavé Dans La Mare, Besançon
  • Beliques Visionaires, Palais de Beaux-Arts, Brussels (March)
  • Interessi zero, Galleria Civica di Art Contemporanea di Trento, Trento
  • Occupying space, Generali Foundation Sammmlung, Haus der Kunst, München
  • Trade, White Columns, New York
  • Unspeakable, Aeroplastics, Brussels
  • Campus, Warwick Arts Centre The University of Warwick Coventry
2004
  • Occupying Space: Sammlung Generali Foundation
  • Haus der Kunst, München (july)
  • Rotterdam am 8.7. 2005 (an drei Orten, Museum Bojmanns, Witte de With und Fotomuseum).
  • Migrating Identity: Transmission/Reconstruction, Amsterdam
  • this is for real: war and the contemporary, SAC gallery at Stonyt Brook University
  • Social Strategies: Redefining Social Realism, The Richard E. Peeler Art Center, De Pauw University, Greencastle; The Schick Gaellery, Saratoga Springs, The Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University, New Orlean, (traveling show)
  • Pulse of America, Aeroplastics, Brussels
  • alien3, skor foundation, Amsterdam
  • works on paper, Southfirst Art, Brooklyn
  • Lecture Notes, MSVU Art Gallery, Hallifax
2003
  • Contested Space, Spazio Alcatraz, Florence, Italy
  • Without Fear or Reproach, Witte Zaal, Ghent\
  • 2. Biennial of Ceramics in Contemporary Art, Albisola
  • Utopia, 2. Biennial Tirana, Albania
  • Niemand ist eine Insel, Bremen,
  • going public, modena
  • SoIA - Summit of Interventionist Art, L’espace Forde, Geneva
  • Embassy Galleri F15, Moss, Norway.
  • The tale of the thread. Embroidery and sewing in contemporary art, MART, Muso di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Trento, Rovereto
  • Bombs Away, The Physics Room Gallery, New Zealand
  • Private/Public, Häusler Contemporary, Munich
  • New York, Fuckking City, Sautfirst Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
  • Social Strategies: Redefining Social Realism, University Art Museum, Santa Barbara
  • In Media Res,Galerie Art & Essai, Rennes
2002
  • how to do things with words, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
  • alien2 screening program, Swiss Institute, New York
  • Internationales Netzwerk, (40 Jahre Fluxus und die Folgen), Wiesbaden
  • how to do things with words, magazine4, Bregenz
  • shift, cuchifritos, New York
  • re: “la chinoise”, Baumgartner Gallery, New York
  • Import/Export, Villa Arson, Nice (cat.)
  • Blick und Bild, Kunstmuseum des Kantons Thurgau (cat.)
2001
  • Detourism, Renaissance Society, Chicago
  • 217.174.192.66, Gregoire Maisonneuve, Paris
  • Austrian Comtemporary Art, Architecture and Design, Shanghai Art Museum, (cat.)
  • Berg_Werk_Stadt_Graz, Werkstadt Graz, Graz
  • Drawing Project 2: Office of Utopic Procedures, West Space Gallery, Melbourne
  • Milano Europa 2000, Bovisa, PAC, Milan
  • Kunst aus dem Osten, ACC gallery, Weimar
  • Beyond Origin, Video Art, Hellenic American Union Gallery, Kolonaki
  • Vernaculars: Speaking, Deforming, Inventing the Languages of the Web, Centre George Pompidou, (www.centrepompidou.fr/netart), Paris
  • In/SITE/Out, Apex Curatorial Program, New York
  • Blondies and Brownies. Blondinchen und Bräunchen, weiß weiß bin auch ich, Aktionsforum Praterinse, Munich
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Spaghetti Western, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver
  • Frankfurter Kreuz, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt
2000
  • Snapshot, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore
  • Surrender. I wanna give you devotion, Nimm hin es ist mein Geist und
  • Sinn, Aeroplastics, Brussels
  • Import/Export, Museum Arnheim
  • Action/Recollection, West Space Gallery, Melbourne
  • Oeuvres Collectives, Les abattoires, Toulouse
  • Import/Export, Kunstverein Salzburg
  • Groupshow, BQ, Köln
  • Man muß ganz schön viel lernen bevor man hier funktioniert, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
  • Illuminations, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
  • Sequences, Galerie Roger Pailhas, Marseilles
1999
  • Kunst-Welten im Dialog, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
  • Radio temporaire, Radio Suisse Romande, Geneva
  • Einblicke in die Sammlung, Generali Foundation, Vienna
  • Lascaux2, Villa Arson, Nice
  • DACH, Galerie Krinzinger im Benger Areal, Bregenz
  • Offene Handlungsräume, 48th Venice Biennale, Austrian Pavilion, Venice
  • SITuations COMpromettantes, Galerie Montenay-Giroux, Paris, (May)
  • expander 1.0, Galerie Jousse-Seguin, Paris
  • Conceptual Art As Neurobiological Praxis, Thread Waxing Space, New York
  • GILBERT & GEORGE, 1970 N. Bronson, Hollywood, Los Angeles
1998
  • Projects, Candy Factory, Tokyo
  • way.out, kunstraum kreuzlingen, Kreuzlingen
  • In Vitro e Altro, Cabinet des Estamps, Geneva
  • modular composite, Central Fine Arts, New York
  • Livestyle, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz
  • May 17, 1998, May Day Productions, New York
1997
  • Jingle Bells, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan
  • Miroir cassé: résistances, L’Espace de l’Art Concret, Mouans
  • postproduktion, Generali Foundation, Vienna
  • '97 Kwangju Biennale, Kwangju exhibition hall, Kwangju, catalogue
  • New York, Galleri F15, Moss, Norway
  • Zonen der Verstörung, Zones of Disturbance, Steirischer Herbst 1997, Graz, catalogue
  • The Art Exchange Show, Evelmachine, on various sites, New York
  • Andere Orte. Öffentliche Räume und Kunst, Kunstmuseum des Kantons Thurgau, Ittingen
  • Marcello Esposito, Rainer Ganahl, Beat Streuli, École Régionale des Beaux-Arts, Tours, catalogue
  • OIR es VER - To HEAR is To SEE, Luis Angel Arango Library, Bogotá
  • Educational Complex, organized by Rainer Ganahl: Lindsay Anderson, Rainer Ganahl, Candida Höfer, Mike Kelley, Frederick Wiseman, Vienna, catalogue
1996
  • Selections from the MAB Library, AC-Project Room, New York
  • Tinsel Tower, Clocktower Gallery, New York
  • Austria im Rosennetz, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, catalogue
  • Files, Bunker, Berlin
  • En Route to M-E-X, Art& Idea, Mexico City
  • Austria im Rosennetz, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Wien, catalogue
  • Grenzen, public art initiative, Feldkirch
  • Österreichische Trienale zur Fotografie: Radikale Bilder, Museum für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Szombathely, catalogue
  • Rainer Ganahl, Matthew McCaslin, Gilles Melgrani, Ateliers d'Artistes de la Ville de Marseille, Marseilles
  • Nach Weimar, Neue Museum Weimar, Weimar, catalogue
  • Video Faz, Art & Idea, Mexico City
  • Ö sterreichische Trienale zur Fotografie: Radikale Bilder, Neue Galerie Graz, Graz, cat.
  • Quicktimes, http://thing.net/thingnyc, Thing, New York
  • Version 2.2, Saint-Gervais, Geneva, cat.
  • Departure Lounge, PS1 Museum, Clocktower, New York
  • Between the Acts, c/o Gerhardsen, Oslo, cat.
  • Aquarium, Vidéo-Films, Musée des Arts d'Afrique et d'Océanie, Paris..
  • Between the Acts, Ice Box, Athens, cat. ,
  • Use As Directed, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa
1995
  • The Invisible Force, Nomadism as Art Practice, Polk Museum of Art, Florida, catalogue
  • Biblio Vertigo, Northern Illinois University Art Museum, Chicago, cat.
  • Haizuka project, Haizuka, Japan
  • On peut toujours tout changer, Usine Fromage, Rouen, cat. avail.
  • Garbage!, Thread Waxing Space, New York
  • Custom Colors, Here Art, New York, cat. avail.
  • Blast 4: Bioinformatica, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, brochure
  • Daniel Buren, Fortuyn/O'Brien, Rainer Ganahl, Haim Steinbach, Joep Van Lieshout, Galerie Roger Pailhas, Marseille
  • Mapping, A Response to MoMA, American Fine Art, New York
1994
  • Gone, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
  • When attitudes become form, The Mont Claire Art Museum, New Jersey
  • Pain/Pain Online, Here, New York
  • Mixbild, Schippers & Krome, Colgone
  • Possibilismo Americano, Studio Oggetto, Milan
  • What is in your mind, National Museum of Science and Technology, Stockholm, cat.
  • Artifice 3, Saint Denis, Paris, cat.
  • Le saut dans le vide, New Tretjakowskij Gallery, Moscow
  • Suture - Fantasies of Totality, Kunstverein Salzburg, cat.
  • Localzeit - Wiener Material im Spiegel des Unbehagens, Forum aktueller Kunst - Raum Stohal, Vienna, cat.
  • Art After Collecting, Galerie Philomene Magers, Cologne.
1993
  • Viennese Stories, Secession, Vienna, cat.
  • Utopia Del Possibile, fra America ed Europa, Foyer Teatro Carlo Felice, Genova, cat.
  • Groupshow, Massimo de Carlo, Milan
  • In Between, Floating Gallery, Tokyo
  • More than Zero, Le Magasin, Grenoble, cat.
  • Before the Sound of the Beep, various sites in Paris, cat.
  • Par les Yeux du Langage, Musée de Marseille, Marseilles
  • Binera, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, cat.
1992
  • Under Thirty, Galerie Metropol, Vienna, cat.
  • One plus One, Galerie du Mois, Paris
  • Brain: Internal Affairs, Beatrixziekenhuis, Gorinchem, cat.
  • L’Ere Binaire, Musée D’Ixelles, Brussels, cat.
  • Up Date, White Columns, New York, cat.
  • Greatest Hits, Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
  • Letter S Road: RE-marks on Site, Omi, New York
  • The Big Nothing, The New Museum, New York, cat.
  • Apt. Art Int., Moscow
1991
  • L’esprit bibliothèque, La Galerie du Mois, Paris
1990
  • No, ..., Galerie 1900 - 2000, Paris, cat.
  • Passage de l’Image, (touring exhibition), Centre Pompidou, Paris, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, catalogue
  • Art Cologne, (Förderkoje), Galerie Philomene Magers, Cologne, cat.
  • Act Up Conference, Amsterdam (Time Based Arts Gallery)
1989
  • Germination V, Musée d’Art Contemporain St. Pière, Lyon, cat.
  • Wortlaut, Galerie Schüppenhauer, Cologne, catalogue
1988
  • Stilleben, Galerie Philomene Magers, Bonn, catalogue
1987
  • Logo-Ausstellung, Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst, Wien, catalogue
Selected Bibliography
2004
  • Manami Fujimori, Rainer Ganahl, BT Vol. 56, No. 847, Arpril 2004
  • untimely ends, Homi K. Bhabha on Edward Said, (S/L photograph) Artforum, February 2004
  • Rainer Ganahl, Iraq Dialogs, Zingmagazine, Issue 19, Winter 2004
  • A History of the Whitney Independent Study Program, Howard Singerman, (2 S/L photographs) February 2004
  • Maria Fusco, Rainer Ganal, The Angry Optimist, afterart news, January 2004
2003
  • Maria Fusco, angry optimists, art monthly dec.-jan.2003-04 n. 272,
  • Francesco Manacorda, Homeland Security – l’arte come strumento di riflessione politica, Flash Art Italian Edition, November 2003
  • Maria Fusco, book review art monthly December - January.2003-04
  • Martha Schwendener, Rainer Ganahl at Base, Artforum, February 2003
  • Holland Cotter, New York, Southfirst: Art, New York Times, 2/21/03
2002
  • Base, L’artista va a lezione installazione di Ganahl, La Repubblica, 29 ottobre 2002
  • Edward Leffingwell, Rainer Ganahl at Baumgartner, Art in America, September 2002
  • Suzanne Dieter, Rainer Ganahl at Baumgartner, zingmagazine, 18, Autumn 2002
  • Diana Baldon, Rainer Ganahl, Tema Celeste contemporary art, 91, May/June 2002
  • Francesca Pasini, I rifletti di Marx, Linus, January 2002
  • Base, L’artista va a lezione installazione di Ganahl, La Repubblica, 29 ottobre 2002
  • Edward Leffingwell, Rainer Ganahl at Baumgartner, Art in America, September 2002
  • Suzanne Dieter, Rainer Ganahl at Baumgartner, zingmagazine, 18, Autumn 2002
  • Diana Baldon, Rainer Ganahl, Tema Celeste contemporary art, 91, May/June 2002
  • Francesca Pasini, I rifletti di Marx, Linus, January 2002
2001
  • Jan Verwoert, Rainer Ganahl, Frieze, November 2001
  • A. S. Bessa, Rainer Ganahl, Seminars / Lectures, 1995 - , zingmagazine, 15, 2001
  • Raul Zamudio, Rainer Ganahl, Baumgartner Gallery, zingmagazine, 15, Spring 2001
  • Gregory Williams, Rainer Ganahl, Baumgartner Gallery, Artforum, Summer 2001
  • Daniela Gregori, Stimmen aus der Ferne, Rainer Ganahl in der Wiener Galerie
  • Nächst St. Stephan, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 3/10/2001, Nr. 59/ p. 57
2000
  • Rainer Ganahl, Discontent in Austria, Camera Austria International, 72/2000
  • Roberto Costantino, Broken Language, Flash Art Italiana, nr. 223, Summer 2000
  • Anselm Wagner, Michymaus lädt nach Auschwitz ein, Die Beiträge des Salzburger Kunstvereins, Der Standard, 7/24/2000
  • Konstanze Crüwell, Migration und Identität: eine Ausstellung im Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, 2/30/2000, Nr. 4/p. 25
1999
  • Rainer Ganahl, George Baker, Letters to the Editor, Artforum, September 1999
  • Rainer Ganahl, Interface Passages, New Observations 122, Summer 1999
  • Barry Schwabsky, Rainer Ganahl, ArtByte, II 2, Summer 1999
  • Nancy Princenthal, Rainer Ganahl at Max Protetch, Art in America, May 1999
  • Caspar Stracke, Where is Rainer? Thing.net review.
  • Momoyo Torimitsu, Keep moving away from your mother tongue... Austria Kultur, Vol. 9. No. 3, May/June 1999
  • George Baker Rainer Ganahl: Max Protetch Gallery, Artforum, April 1999
  • Robert C. Morgan, Rainer Ganahl: Max Protetch Gallery, artpress, 245, april 1999
  • Rainer Ganahl, Basic Linguistics, Purple 3, Summer 1999
  • Bill Arning, Rainer Ganahl, Max Protetch Gallery, Time Out New York, Issue No. 175, Jan. 28 - Feb. 5, 1999
  • Matt Freedman, Rainer Ganahl, Max Protetch Gallery, Review, The Critical State of Visual Art in New York, January 15, 1999
  • Thomas Wulffen, Ortssprache - Local Language, Kunstforum International, Bd. 143, Jan. Feb. 1999
1998
  • Rainer Ganahl, Basic Linguistics. Sprachspiel – Language game, Kuva, 5-6, 1998
  • Meike Schmidt-Gleim, Rainer Ganahl, Imported – A Reading Seminar; Ortssparche - Local Language, Springerin, December 1998, Nr.4
  • Ricardo Dominguez, Imported: A Reading Seminar edited by Rainer Ganahl, 8/28/1998, www.thing.net, reviews
  • Martin Tupper, Imported - Rainer Ganahl, Interview, Blocnotes 15, Summer 1998
  • Gregory Volk, Kwangju Biennale, World Art, April 1998
  • Barry Schwabsky, “Subject X”, Notes on Performative Art, Part 1, Art/Text, Nr. 60, February, April 1998
  • Robert Fauser, 1997 Kwangju Biennale, Art/Text, Nr. 60, February, April 1998
1997
  • Kwangju Biennale 1997, BT, November 1997
  • Laura Chiesa, Rainer Ganahl, EA-Generali Foundation, Flash Art International, Summer 1997
  • Barry Schwabsky, Rainer Ganahl, Windows on the Word, in Barry Schwabsky, The Widening Circle, Consequences of Modernism in Contemporary Art, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1997
  • Thomas Wulffen, Rainer Ganahl, Erziehungskomplex, Generali Foundation, Kunstforum, Bd. 137 Juni - August 1997
  • Reinhard Braun, Rainer Ganahl: Erziehungskomplex, EA-Generali Foundation, Wien, Camera Austria International, 57/58, 1997
  • Max Hollein, Rainer Ganahl, Educational Complex, Generali Foundation, zingmagazine 4, summer 1997
  • Paulo Bianchi, Rainer Ganahl, Please, teach me..., Kunstforum International, Bd. 137, Juni - August 1997
  • Roberto Costantino, Rainer Ganahl, Assimo De Carlo, Milano, Flash Art, giugno, luglio 1997
  • Francesca D’Antona, Ri-leggere Pasolini, Exlibris, 7, april 1997
  • Maria Wutz, Rainer Ganahl, Galerie Roger Pailhas, Paris, zingmagazine 3, autumne/winter 1996/97
  • Tom F. McDonough, Rainer Ganahl, Galerie Roger Pailhas, Paris, zingmagazine 3, autumne/winter 1996/97;
  • Vitus H. Weh, Der Tod des Malerschweins, Falter 8, 1997
  • Johanna Hofleitner, Dokument und Plüsch, Die Presse, 2/6/1997
  • Rainer Metzger, Der Olymp der Trenddenker, Ein "Erziehungskomplex": Rainer Ganahl in der Genarali Foundation, Der Standard, 1/30/1997
1996
  • Jeff Rian, Letters from Paris, www.artnet.com
  • Yan C., Rainer Ganahl, Lecture, voyage et Internet, Technikart, N.8, Décembre - Janvier 1997
  • Natacha Carron, Read me frist, Coda 28, Décembre 1996
  • John Ipolito, Where has all the uncertainty gone, Flash Art International, Summer 1996
  • Perenosnoe (ne slishkom idealnoe) Iskystbo, [A Portable (Not So Ideal) Art] Interview Rainer Ganahl - Alexej Medwedev, Chudoshestvenny Journal 12, Moscow, July 1996
  • Jean-Christophe Royoux, Exposition(s) du récit après la littérature, Omnibus Nr.16, April 1996
  • Jean-Charles Agboton-Jumeau, Essais de dialectique idiolectiale, à propos du travail de Rainer Ganahl, Omnibus Nr.16, April 1996
  • Susan Kandel, A Bare-Bones Look at Cyberspace Totems, Los Angeles Times, March 7, 1996
1995
  • Janine Gorden, Rainer Ganahl, Matthew McCaslin at Sandra Gering, New York, Flash Art International, Nov. 1995
  • Kim Levin, Voice Selections: Rainer Ganahl, Matthew McCaslin at Sandra Gering The Village Voice, New York October 1994
  • Yekaterina Dyogot, Terroristischer Naturalismus, Springer, Heft 4, Sept 1995
  • Rosanne Altstatt, Knowledge is Power, zingmagazine, Fall 1995
  • Susan Kandel, Grouped Together to Stand Apart, Los Angeles Times, Jan.12, 1995
  • The Thing, Manami Fujimori, BT Magazine, Feb. 1995
  • Olivier Zahm, grec moderne basic, Purple Prose, Winter 1995
1994
  • News from New York, New Project for The Thing, Flash Art International, Oct 1994
  • Reba White Williams, News of the Print world: People & Places: The Thing, The Print Collector's Newsletter, Sept.- Oct.1994
  • Gabriele Rivet, Art after Collecting, BT Magazine, June 1994
  • Wolfgang Staehle (ed.), Snap to Grid, The Thing, New York, (BBS Interview with different participants), February 1994
  • Yukiko Shikata, Studio Voice, March 1994
  • Kim Levin, Voice Selections: Rainer Ganahl, The Village Voice, New York February 1994
  • Todd Alden, Rainer Ganahl: Mapping the Space of Information, Kunstforum, Jan/Feb. 1994
1993
  • Nancy Shalala, Rainer Ganahl at Person’s Weekend Museum, Japan Times, Sunday, November 14, 1993
  • News from Person's Weekend Museum, Tokyo, Flash Art International, November/December 1993
  • Robert Fleck, Rainer Ganahl, Galerie Roger Pailhas, Marseilles, Flash Art International, May/June 1993
  • Maria Campitelli, Rainer Ganahl, Juliet, June 1993
  • Barry Schwabsky, À propos de l’art de Rainer Ganahl, The Art of Rainer Ganahl, Artpress, April 1993
  • Jean-Charles Agboton-Jumeau, Rainer Ganahl, Galerie Roger Pailhas, Marseilles, Forum International, March 1993
  • Patricia Brignone, Par les Yeux du Langage, Arte Factum, March 1993
  • Eleanor Heartney, Rainer Ganahl, Nordanstad-Skarstedt, New York, Art in America, March 1993
  • Rainer Ganahl, Foucault... bourr. text 1, Documents, Paris, Feb. 1993
1992
  • Olivier Zahm, Rainer Ganahl, Galerie Roger Pailhas, Paris, Artforum, Dec.1992
  • News/Information: Rainer Ganahl at Massimo de Carlo, Flash Art Italiana, March/April 1992
  • Jerôme Sans, Rainer Ganahl, Galerie Roger Pailhas, Artpress, June 1992
1991
  • Olivier Zahm, No, not that one. It’s not a chair, Galerie 1900-2000, Artpress, May 1991
1989
  • Dieter Daniels, Rainer Ganahl, Paul Garrin at the Museum Folkwang, Kunstforum, Dec. 1989
Education
1990/91
  • Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York
1986-91
  • HAK, Vienna (P. Weibel), Akademie Düsseldorf (N. J. Paik)
  • Master of Philosophy and History at the University of Innsbruck