2000: Gertrude Moser-Wagner

Gertrude Moser-Wagner, a well-known sculptor and conceptual artist from Vienna, arrived at UMAS on August 9, along with 48 obscure looking objects, made out of black fabric and shaped like a folded cone. Gertrude refers to them as black neutral objects. "Black neutral objects have the quality of being identical, versatile and transportable and can take on any role you give them. They are visual mediators between people, things and places." During her residency the neutral objects became the catalyst for creation and for a cultural exchange of images and ideas.

Gertrude Moser-Wagner's exhibition, BLACK NEUTRAL OBJECTS which took place at the Durham Art Gallery between November 1 and November 26 drew a lot of attention in the community. The exhibition consisted of 24 enlarged photographs shot by residents of Durham, according to some simple guidelines set out by the artist. Each photograph involved a black neutral object. Gertrude Moser-Wagner transformed 24 corresponding objects into sculptures, and displayed them in an installation together with the photographs. Writing and sketches, documenting the various stages of the project, complemented the visual presentation of this ambitious community-oriented, artistic endeavor. The exhibition reflected the visual dialogue that took place between the artist and the participants and was dedicated to the people of Durham.

2007 Patrick McMahon
2005 Alien Productions
2005 Claudia Klucaric
2004 Eva Wohlgemuth
2003 Renate Kordon
2003 Sara Hartland-Rowe
2002 Iris Andraschek and Hubert Lobnig
2001 Katherine Knight
2001 Doris Jauk-Hinz
2000 Gertrude Moser-Wagner
1999 Leo Schatzl
1998 Fuchs-Eckermann
1997 Gerda Lampalzer & Manfred Oppermann
1996 Anna Steininger
1996 Juha and Sami Van Ingen, Mikko Maasalo, Denise Ziegler
1995 Gundi Berghold
1994 PRINZGAU/podgorschek
1993 Andrea van der Straeten & Jochen Traar