* 1984, Austria
GEORG OBERLECHNER (aka JURI SCHADEN), born 1984 Vienna.
2015 Diploma Akademy of Fine Arts Vienna (Marina Grzinic, Harun Farocki) // 2014 Studies at Univ. Nacional de las Artes, Buenos Aires //
In his work Georg Oberlechner deals with the fragility of hegemonic stories and the strategies of self-representation of authoritarian societies. His research-based artistic practice oscillates between archival work, installation and filmic exploration. He studied fine arts and cultural studies in Vienna and Buenos Aires. Numerous national and international exhibitions and screenings, including: Sewage Sludge, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna (2020); Face Value, Transmediale, Berlin (2018); Invisible Bodies. (Artistic) Form vs. Political Practice, Centrum Arzenal, Zilina (2017); Capitalism is Forever, Vorwerkstift, Hamburg (2017); Ghosts of the Civil Dead, Tranzit.sk, Bratislava (2016); Universal Hospitality, Vienna Festwochen (2016).
He lives and works in Vienna.