Constanze Ruhm


Constanze Ruhm is an artist, filmmaker and author based in Vienna and Berlin. From 1996 to 1997 she was Guest Professor of Visual Communication at the Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach/Main; between 2004 and 2006 was Professor of Film and Video at Merz Academy Stuttgart, and since 2006 has been Professor of Art and Media at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. From 2008 to 2011, she was Adjunct Professor at the Art Institute Boston of Lesley University.

Curatorial projects have included Fate of Alien Modes at Secession 2003, as well as projects and contributions within the haus.0 program at Künstlerhaus Stuttgart (with Fareed Armaly) between 2000 and 2003; and, more recently, the series Putting Rehearsals to the Test (with Sabeth Buchmann) at MUMOK Cinema Vienna (curated by Matthias Michalka). She has also been involved in numerous international exhibitions, projects in public spaces, publications, film festivals (recently, Berlinale / Forum Expanded; Essay Film Festival, London) and symposia (Utopia of Sound, with Diedrich Diederichsen, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, 2008; Putting Rehearsals to the Test, with Sabeth Buchmann, Academy of Fine Arts, 2013).

Her artistic practice focusses on relations between cinema, new media and theatrical forms, and investigates issues of female identity and representation. Her productions emerge at the intersection of installation, film, video, web-based projects and publications.


Putting Rehearsals to the Test
2016.09.01 - 11.26

Exhibition curated by Sabeth Buchmann, Ilse Lafer and Constanze Ruhm and presented at VOX in partnership with Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery and SBC galerie d’art contemporain.

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Discussion with Sabeth Buchmann and Constanze Ruhm

The Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, SBC galerie d’art contemporain and VOX invite you to a public presentation by Sabeth Buchmann and Constanze Ruhm. Respectively an art theorist and an artist, they will be discussing the various issues guiding their research toward a shared project of theirs to be presented in Montreal in 2016.

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