Iris Häussler

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  • Installation view of Iris Häussler The Sophie La Rosière Project at Daniel Faria Gallery, 2016
  • Installation view of Iris Häussler The Sophie La Rosière Project at Daniel Faria Gallery, 2016
  • Installation view of Iris Häussler The Sophie La Rosière Project at Daniel Faria Gallery, 2016
  • The Sophie La Rosière Project (SLR-259, 1912), 2016
  • The Sophie La Rosière Project (SLR-260, unknown year) X-ray, 2016
  • The Sophie La Rosière Project (SLR-255, 1915), 2016
  • Iris Häussler: The Sophie La Rosière Project at Scrap Metal Gallery, Toronto, 2016
  • Iris Häussler: The Sophie La Rosière Project at Scrap Metal Gallery, Toronto, 2016
  • Iris Häussler: The Sophie La Rosière Project at Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, 2016
  • Iris Häussler: The Sophie La Rosière Project at Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, 2016
  • Iris Häussler: The Sophie La Rosière Project at Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, 2016
  • Iris Häussler: The Sophie La Rosière Project at Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, 2016
  • Installation view of Iris Häussler at Daniel Faria Gallery.
  • Untitled, 2015
  • Untitled, 2015
  • Installation view of Iris Häussler at Daniel Faria Gallery.
  • Untitled, 2015
  • Installation view of Iris Häussler at Daniel Faria Gallery.
  • He and She 03, 2013
  • She 06, 2013
  • She 06, 2013 (detail)
  • Installation view of Iris Häussler at Daniel Faria Gallery.
  • Installation view of Iris Häussler at Daniel Faria Gallery.
  • Installation view of Iris Häussler at Daniel Faria Gallery.
  • Installation view of Iris Häussler at Daniel Faria Gallery.
  • Installation view of Iris Häussler at Daniel Faria Gallery.
  • Installation view of Iris Häussler at Daniel Faria Gallery.
  • Installation view of Iris Häussler at Daniel Faria Gallery.
  • Die Verwandlung (Character Box), 2012
  • Wer weiss (Character Box), 2012
  • Gehen Sie Geradeaus (Character Box), 2012
  • X-ray of "Wing", 2012 (part of Biennale of Sydney)
  • X-ray of "Arm", 2012 (part of Biennale of Sydney)
  • Cabinet Votive, 2012
  • Arctic Drawing
  • Svalbald Sketch, 2010
  • Nude Sketch (1), 2012
  • Light Boxes, 2012 (part of Biennale of Sydney)
  • X-rays (Stanley), 2012 (part of Biennale of Sydney)

www.haeussler.ca

IRIS USSLER

(b. 1962, Germany)

Lives and works in Toronto, Canada

 

EDUCATION

1983-90    Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, Germany

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Iris Häussler: The Sophie La Rosière Project, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto (forthcoming)

2016                

Iris Häussler: The Sophie La Rosière Project, Scrap Metal Gallery, Toronto

Iris Häussler: The Sophie La Rosière Project, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto

2015

Ask the Frog, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto

2012 

Also Known As…, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto

2008-10     

He Named Her Amber, The Grange, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

2009

Honest Threads, Koffler Gallery Toronto, offsite at Honest Ed’s Department store, Toronto

2006

The Legacy of Joseph Wagenbach, Robinson Street 105, Toronto

Iris Häussler, The Legacy, featuring the artistic and conceptual development of The Legacy of Joseph Wagenbach, Goethe-Institut, Toronto

2003

Zeit und wieder, Time and Over, Gallery Huber Goueffon, München

2001

Das Geheime Leben des Wachstischtuchs Secret Life of the Wax-Tabecloth, ISART gallery, München

2000

MONOPATI, Tucholskysrt. 38 Berline, and Hans-Sachs Str. 5, München

Die Hand traut ihren Augen/ The hand trusts its eyes, (Sketchbooks 1986-1999), Town Hall Gallery, Brühl

Paulina, Versuch einter Erinnerrung/ Paulina, an attempt at memory, Sammlung Opitz-Hoffmann Collection, Bonn

Xentope und Verlorene Blicke / Xenotopes and Lost Gazes, Kunstverein Friedrichshafen

1999

Iiegt in der Familie/ Runs in the Family, ISART Gallery, München

Du Kehrst nicht zurück von dem Ort den es nicht gibt/ You do not return from the place that does not exsist, Hotel Franziskaner, Zürich, in collaboration with THEATER NEUMARKT, Zürich

1998

Verdeckte Nähte/ Hidden Seams, Ausstellungsraum Balanstraße, München

1997

Vertrauenssache/ Matter of Trust, (with Annelies Strba and Cary S. Leibowitz), Kunstverein, Bonn

Repla©e, (“blind date” with Maria Lindberg) IASPIS, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm

1996

Mneme, Adlz reiterstr. 14, München

1995

Erste Hilfe/First Aid, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany Leihgaben/ On Loan, F örderverein für instabile Medien, Galerie im Staudenhof, Potsdam, Germany

Huckepack/Piggyback, Hotel Leipziger Hof, Leipzig

1994

Paidi, Kunstraum München e.V., München

1993

Pro Polis, Hotel Grititi***, Milano, Italy

1990

Ou topos-eine synthetische Erinnerung/ A Synthetic Memory, Kazmairstr. 37 Rgb. München

1989

Ou topos-eine synthetische Erinnerung/ A Synthetic Memory, Herbststr. 10/5/9, Vienna

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

Groupe Mobile, Villa Vassilieff, Paris

2015

Somebody Everybody Nobody, Scrap Metal Gallery, Toronto

2014

Kunst Oberschwaben 20. Jahrhundert: 1970 bis heute, Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden, Germany

Casting the Negative, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto

2013

More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, USA, curated by Elizabeth Armstrong

2012

More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness, SITE Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, curated by Elizabeth Armstrong

Museum for the End of the World, Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada, curated by Michael Prokopow and Janine Marchessault

All Our Relations, The 18th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

2011

Thin Ice: Journeys in Polar Regions, Sun Valley Art Centre, Idaho, USA

Kunstherberge Birkenau, Birkenau 10-12, Munich, Germany

Breaking and Entering, artLab, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

2009

The Joseph Wagenbach Foundation, Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto Canada. Guest of Grita Insam Gallery, Vienna, Austria, curated by Axel Jablonski

2004

Therese, Triennial of Contemporary Art Oberschwaben, Weingarten, Germany

2000

Begleiterscheinungen/ Side Effects, “City-Index”, KunstHaus Dresden, Germany Hotel Martha, Dresden, Germany

Art Goes Science, Gasteig, Munich, Germany

1999

Czasowo otwarte/ zeitweise offentlich/ Temporarily Public, Slubice, Poland and Frankfurt/Oder, Germany

1998-99

Die Dinge Ordnen/ Putting Things in Order, in the exhibition series ‘Volkommen gewöhnlich” Absolutely ordinary Kunstverein Freiburg, Germanic Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg Kunstverein Braunschweig, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kunstammlung Gera, Germany

1996

Encircled Area, Municipal Gallery Zagreb, Croatia

1995

Max-Pechstein Prize 1995, Zwickau, Germany

1994

0,073 ha Welt, 0,073 Hectares world, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland

RENTA Prize 94, Norishalle, Nürnberg, Germany

Xenotop, Leerstand Vacancy, Lessingstr. 23, Leipzig, Germany

1993-94

z.B. Skulptur, ars viva 93/94, State Museum, Schwerin, Kunstverein Hannover, Bonner Kunstverein Unser “Lieben Frauen” Monastery, Magdeburg, Germany

1992

Archivio (reprise), Magia Naturalis, House of the Stone Bell, Prague, Czech Republic

1991

Archivio, Milano Poesia 91, Spazioo Ansaldo, Milano, Italy

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016

Dick, Terence, “Iris Häussler at the Art Gallery of York University & Scrap Metal Gallery,” Akimbo, October 26

Morgan-Feir, Caoimhe, “On Inventing Women Artists in a Post-Truth Era,” Canadian Art, October 19

Taylor, Kate, “Artist Iris Haussler weaves together art and fiction in Toronto exhibition,” Globe and Mail, October 1

2015

Gallpen, Britt, “Somebody Everybody Nobody, Scrap Metal Gallery, Toronto,” esse, Winter

Goodden, Sky, “What Gets Revealed When Iris Häussler Finally Owns Her Name,” Momus, August 15

Termine, Simon, “Iris Häussler: Ask the Frog/Daniel Faria Gallery,” Artoronto, July 15

Rhodes, Richard, “Iris Häussler at Daniel Faria Gallery: Revealing by Concealing,” Canadian Art, June 25

Whyte, Murray, “Iris Häussler’s Ask the Frog at Daniel Faria Gallery,” Toronto Star, June 12

Landi, Ann, “Telling Stories in Three Dimensions: Installation Art Today,” Artnews, January 20

2014

Smith, Matthew Ryan, “Casting the Negative,” MagMag, Spring

Audinet, Gérard, “Iris Häussler: The Mask Under the Face,” Canadian Art, January 10

2013        

Milroy, Sarah, “Your Claws Are Showing,” Globe and Mail, April 20

Whyte, Murray, “No Longer Behind The Curtain, A Puppet Master Drops The Strings”, Toronto Star, May 5

2011

Kapusta, Beth, “Sun Ship
Cape Farewell Journeys to the Centre of Climate Change,” Canadian Art, Fall

2010

Debien, Lucie, “Visite d’une Incroyable Campagne de Fouilles Archéologiques (review He Named Her Amber),” Archeoportail, vol. 10

Baillie, Martha, “Truth or Dare,” Hamilton Arts & Letters, issue 3.1, Spring

2009

Standish, Anna M, “Weird Treasures at The Grange (Review He Named Her Amber),”
Steel Bananas, issue 14, December

Aranha, Sarah, “Honest Threads (Review),” The Senses & Society vol 4, issue 3

Mackay, Gillian, “Brilliant Disguise: Iris Häussler’s Fact-Meets-Fiction Odysseys (Feature article),” Canadian Art, Winter

Steinmann, Kate, “Iris Häussler: He Named Her Amber (Review),” C Magazine, issue 104

Blaze-Carlson, Kathryn, “Art Or Artifice?” National Post, November 28

Sandals, Leah, “Plan of Attack: Toronto International Art Fair,” National Post, October 23

Donchin, Yoel, ”המצאת הארכיב (The Invented Archives; Review The Legacy of Joseph Wagenbach. Hebrew),” מארב–Ma’arav, Tel Aviv

Sandals, Leah, “Performance in Toronto Art Now,” Switch, 1.2, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery

Aldarondo, Cecilia, “Hidden In Plain Sight: Iris Häussler’s He Named Her Amber,” Art Papers, July/August

Lucas, Eve, “Architecture and Art: Toronto – Design City,” Spotlight Magazine, Planegg, Germany

McElroy, Gil, “Iris Häussler: Honest Threads,” Fiberarts, Summer

Adler, Dan, “Iris Häussler, Art Gallery of Ontario,” Artforum, April

Smither, Sherry, “Art Installation Allows You To Walk In Ed’s Shoes,” Canadian Jewish News, February 5

Schechter, Fran, “Second Hand Iris: Häussler Spins Off Idea Of Used Clothing,” Now Magazine, vol 28, issue 1411

Broverman, Alison, “Second Hand Stories: The Koffler Gallery’s Latest Exhibit Employs Used Clothing To Tell Tales Of The City,” National Post, January 24

Goddard, Peter, “(Dis)Honest Iris: Iris Häussler Shows Off Her Craft–And Craftiness–With Two Of The Hottest Art Exhibits In Town,” Toronto Star, January 22

2008

Carniol, Naomi, “A Perfect Fit”, Globe and Mail, December 20

Milroy, Sarah, “Strangeness at The Grange”, Globe and Mail, November 29

Medicus, Thomas, “Robinson Street 105, Toronto,” Die Welt, Germany, July 24

Goddard, Peter, “The Man Who Wasn’t There,” Toronto Star, March 17

2007

Binder-Wall, Naomi, “Hotly Engaged or Cold and Distant: A “Pure” Encounter, Iris Häussler–The Legacy of Joseph Wagenbach,” Fuse Magazine, vol 30 no 1

Martha, Baillie, “The Legacy of Joseph Wagenbach,” Brick Literature Magazine, issue 79, Summer

Carson, Andrea, “Inside The Outsider’s Mind: Iris Häussler’s The Legacy of Joseph Wagenbach,” Bordercrossings, issue 102

Kingwell, Mark, “Sur les traces de Joseph Wagenbach/On the traces of Joseph Wagenbach,” Esse, issue 60

Sicot, Catherine, “Iris Häussler: The Legacy of Joseph Wagenbach curated by Rhonda Corvese,” C Magazine, issue 93, Spring

2006

Dick, Terence, “Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Fake (Review: The Legacy Of Joseph Wagenbach),” The Globe and Mail, September, 16

Whyte, Murray, “Hommage To A Man’s Faux Life (Review: The Legacy Of Joseph Wagenbach),” Toronto Star, September 16

Cosh, George David, “Reclusive Downtown Artist A Hoax,” National Post, September 12

Agrell, Siri, “The Wagenbach House–Does The Artist’s Story Affect The Art,” National Post, September 12

Sing Tao Staff Writer, 尋幽探奇(Exploring a Hidden Art Discovery, News, Chinese),
星島日報Sing Tao Daily News, September 16

1994

Erdmann-Ziegler Ulf, “Munich: Iris Häussler at the Kunstraum Munich,” Art in America, June

 

AWARDS AND RESIDENCES

2014                 

Louis Odette Sculptor-in-Residence, York University

2010        

Ontario Arts Council Grant, Visual Artists: Established, Canada

Toronto Arts Council, Visual Artists Grant, Canada

2008

Canada Council for The Arts, Research Grant, Canada

2007

Canada Council for The Arts, Travel Grant, Canada

2006        

Canada Council for The Arts, Production Grant, Canada

Ontario Arts Council Award, Project Grant, Canada

2005        

Toronto Arts Council Award, Project Grant, Canada

2000

Anna and Joseph Fassbender Prize for Drawing, Brühl, Germany

1999

Karl-Hofer Prize, Hochschule der Küunste, Berlin, Germany (MONOPATI)

Visiting Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich Germany

1994
Fellowship of the Kunstfonds e.V., Bonn, Germany

1993

Gisela and Erwin von Steiner Foundation (Project Grant for Pro Polis)

Prize of the Cultural Circle of the German industry Association (BDI)

Stipend of the State of Bavaria University Program

1991

City of Munich Arts Prize

1986-87

Naxos (Kyklades, Greece), Foreign Studies Fellowship of the National Studies Endowment

1986

German National Studies Endowment (Studienstifftung)

 

COLLECTIONS (SELECTION)

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

Collection Opitz-Hoffmann, Bonn, Germany

Goetz Collection, Munich, Germany

Städtische Sammlung im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany