Martin EBNER

Martin EBNER


Berlin – Tokyo Exchange Residency Program (2017)

Born in 1965. Lives and works in Berlin.

Recent major exhibitions:
“How to find meaning in dead time,” Savvy Contemporary, Berlin

“Palydos,” Swallow, Vilnius, Lithuania
“Walking in Ice,” XC.Hua Gallery, Berlin
“Stadt und Knete,” After the Butcher, Berlin

“Starship. Die nahe Zukunft. The Near Future.” LVX, Pavillon der Volksbühne, Berlin
“Walter Benjamin in Bern,” International Walter Benjamin Conference 2019, University of Bern, Switzerland 

ーーーーーーーーーUpdated on 23rd November 2021

Final educational background

1988 - 1993: University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Visual Media

Recent 5 main activities (personal exhibitions, group exhibitions, concerts) are

- Palydos, Swallow, Vilnius, 2020

- Walking in Ice, XC.Hua Gallery, Berlin, 2020

- Stadt und Knete, After the Butcher, Berlin, 2020

- Starship. Die nahe Zukunft. The Near Future., LVX, Pavillon der Volksbühne, Berlin, 2019

- Walter Benjamin in Berlin, International Walter Benjamin Conference 2019 University of Bern

Other activities are

- Recycling Plastic Inevitable (RPI), West Germany, Berlin, 2020

- Starship Magazine 19, Spring 2020 176 pages, English/German

- Release: Starship Magazine 19, TV, Berlin, 2020

My work for the past decade has focused on film and video, installation, images and sound.
I am also a publisher and editor of Starship Magazine, together with Gerry Bibby, Nikola Dietrich, Ariane Müller and Henrik Olesen. Other recent collaborations include artists Kitty Kraus, Judith Hopf and Florian Zeyfang.

About works / performance

01 - Martin Ebner - D Izi - Installation video - 2017.jpg

D'Izi, 2017, Installation video, Espace d'Art Contemporain 14°N 61°W, Fort de France

02 - Martin Ebner - Look Left Look Right - 2016.jpg

Look Left Look Right, 2016, Lightbox installation, Galerie Bernhard, Zürich

03 - Martin Ebner - 2 Large Metal Tables - 2016.jpg

2 Large Metal Tables, 2016, Aluminium, Polyester, 600x320x380 cm, Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius

04 - Martin Ebner - Light Door - after George Brecht - 2016.jpg

Light Door (after George Brecht), 2016, Animated light installation, Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius

05 - Martin Ebner and Ariane M〕ler - Marinoni Tennis Club - 2015.jpg

Marinoni Tennis Club, 2015, Installation, with Ariane Müller, Pane Per Poveri, Lido di Venezia

06 - Starship Magazine 16 - Spring 2017.jpg

Starship Magazine 16, Spring 2017, 128 pages, German / English,