Johanna Bruckner turns her artistic lens on the human body in light of its increasing penetration and appropriation by technology and AI systems. In her work Atmospheric Drafts
of Intimacy bodies merge, dissolve and evaporate with their environments. Considering its post-industrial surroundings, the human scale has been relinquished in favour of states of
aggregations, a modular commodity, a cultural artefact. Her filmic collage, Bruckner sharpens our sense for worlds in which humans and more-than-human bodies are entangled, fold over each
other and form new corpo-realities. Her work thereby not only reviews what having a body or being a body means in our technological present. It also becomes a plea to imagination and a
catalyst to enable infrastructures that help navigate the synthetic order of this world in a not too distant future.
BIO: Rome/Italy — Web Resident Engineering Care, 2019 Johanna Bruckner (*born in Vienna in 1984) is an internationally exhibited artist. Recent exhibitions, screenings and performances include Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt (2020), Digital Art Center, Taipeh (2020), Löwenbräukunst, Schwarzes Cafe at LUMA Westbau Zürich (2020), Arebyte Gallery London, ZKM, Zentrum für Kunst und Medien, Karlsruhe (2020), Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (2020), Kunstraum Niederösterreich Wien (2020), the 57th Venice Biennale (2019), the MAMCO, Museum for Modern and Contemporary Art, Geneva (2019), the Galerie EIGEN+ART Lab, Berlin (2019), the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich (2018), the KW, Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2018), the Villa Croce, Museum for Contemporary Art, Genoa (2017); the Kunsthaus in Hamburg (2017); the Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, and dOCUMENTA (13) and she will show new work at the Biennale Mediterranea in 2021. Bruckner was a fellow at Swiss Institute in Rome (2020) and is currently a fellow at the Jan Van Eyck Academie. In 2020 she received the recognition award for Fine Arts of Lower Austria.