Bio

Sophie Thun (*1985, lives and works in Vienna, Austria).

Recent solo and two person exhibitions include: 2020 ‘Stolberggasse‘ at Secession, Vienna, ‘Extension‘ at c/o Berlin, 2019 ‘Interiors of Photography’, with Mladen Bizumic at Camera Austria, Graz, ‘Extended Double Release’ at Galerie 52, Universität der Künste Folkwang, Essen, ‘‘After Hours’ at Sophie Tappeiner, Vienna; 2018 ‘Lightbox’ at Kunstraum, Munich, ‘Les Rencontres d’Arles’, Arles, ‘Double Release’at Sophie Tappeiner, Vienna; 2017 ‘Wall#38-40 & Layer 1’ with Sherine Anis at Mz. Balthazar’s Lab, Vienna (2017).

Selected group shows include: 2020 Borderlinking, High Art, Paris; 2019 ‘DAGUERRE’S SOUP. Christian Kosmas Mayer x FOTOGRAFIS’ at Kunstforum Wien, ‘Für die Vögel’, permanent installation, Hollabrunn, ‘Body In Progress’ at Österreichisches Kulturforum Berlin; 2018 ‘Choreography of the Frame’ at Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna; 2017 Strudelobjekte at New Jörg, Vienna; 2016 ‘Misael Soto: Solo Show’, MELANGE, Cologne.

In the context of the 58th Venice Biennale in 2019, Thun participated in the project ‘images of / off images’ – an artistic documentation of the process of development of the Austrian Pavilion with Ipek Hamzaoğlu and Laura Nitsch.

Since 2015 Thun is part of the collective <dienstag abend>.

Thun was awarded the work grant from DZ Bank for 2019/2020.

Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Verbund Collection (Vienna) and the SMART Museum, Chicago (US).

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