ABOUT

* 1985 in Linz, studied visual arts
at the Universität für künstlerische und industrielle Gestaltung in Linz,
lives and Works in Linz/Austria.

EXHIBITIONS/SCREENINGS
2020
ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival; Haus für Poesie, Berlin
NEW AND NEEDED; Oö Kunstsammlung, U- Hof, Linz
Kultur braucht Kunst; Schlossmuseum, Linz
Einfach.Wohnen; KUVA, Turm 9, Leonding
Frisiersalon; Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz, AT
Crossing Europe film festival; dorf tv (online screening), Linz
Cinéma Maison; bb15, Linz
International Animation Festival; Bushehr
AcciÓN m2; La Juan Gallery, Madrid
2019
RAW MATTERS – Large&Long Performance Night; Arbeitsplatz Wien, Vienna
POETRY FILM FESTIVAL; Metrokino, Vienna
3rd INTERNATIONAL PAINTING PLEIN AIR VALDIS BUŠS; Valdis BUŠS Art Center, Vilaka
PEW PEW PEW festival; Edition:, Linz
Crossing Europe Film Festival; Moviementokino, Linz
Pinea Linea De Costa; Sala del Mercado de la Merced C/ Compás del Convento, Cádiz/ Rota
2018
7TH INTERNATIONAL VIDEO POETRY FESTIVAL; THEATRE EMBROS, ATHENS
BEST OFF; ARS ELECTRONICA CENTER, LINZ (CATALOG)
PINK ROBES; GALERIE WHA KUNSTUNIVERSITÄT LINZ (SOLO EXHIBITION), LINZ
ISOLE; ARTIST IN RESIDENCY, OK HÖHENRAUSCH, KUNSTUNIVERSITÄT LINZ
SACH MAL; ROTES HAUS, MEERSBURG (CATALOG)
SOHO OTTAKRING, STROM<<>>ARBEIT AM KONNEKTIV; SANDLEITENHOF, VIENNA
pew pew pew; edition:, Linz
I’M SICK AND TIRED OF BEING SICK AND TIRED; SCHLOSS RIEDEGG, GALLNEUKIRCHEN, AUSTRIA
ABENTEUER LAND: KÜNSTLERSTADT KALBE; Open Studio IN VIENAU/KALBE 
ASIFA, 2 DAYS ANIMATION FESTIVAL; FILMCASINO, VIENNA
2017
ALICE- VERDREHTE WELT; OÖ KULTURQUATIER, LINZ
BEST OFF; OK KULTURQUARTIER, LINZ (CATALOG)
CINEMA NEXT; SCHUBERTKINO, GRAZ 
MIR: THE VILLAGE AND THE WORLD; KOLCHOSE, LAKTOSE, OSMOSE; MUSEUM CENTER, KRASNOYARSK
LOOSE HARBOR; SYMPOSION LINDABRUNN, LINDABRUNN
UNDER THE RADAR FILM FESTIVAL; METROKINO, VIENNA
CROSSING EUROPE FILM FESTIVAL; U- HOF, LINZ
TRICKY WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL; METROKINO, VIENNA
KOLCHOSE, LAKTOSE, OSMOSE TEIL 2; SALZAMT, LINZ
2016
I’ M SICK AND TIRED OF BEING SICK AND TIRED; SCHLOSS CUMBERLAND, GMUNDEN
KOLCHOSE, LAKTOSE, OSMOSE; CECH, MINSK (PUBLICATION PARTISAN MAGAZINE)
WE ALL PEE IN THE SAME POOL; GALERIE AN DER UNIVERSITÄT- KUNST IM BAD, LINZ (SOLO EXHIBITION)
SOMEWHERE TO DISAPPEAR; SYMPOSION LINDABRUNN, LINDABRUNN
MILANO FILM FESTIVAL; MILAN
ALL IN; KUNSTHAUS DEUTSCHVILLA, STROBL
ULTRA WATER FLOW; MICROWAVE FESTIVAL, HONG KONG DESIGN INSTITUTE, HONG KONG
KINOPHILIA; MOVIEMENTOKINO, LINZ
UNDER-THE-RADAR-FESTIVAL; METRO KINO, VIENNA
RUNNING SUSHI FILM FESTIVAL; KUNSTRAUMGARAGE, VIENNA
NEXT COMIC FESTIVAL; RAUMSCHIFF, LINZ
BEST OFF; KUNSTUNIVERSITÄT, LINZ (CATALOG)
DANUBEVIDEOART FESTIVAL; STADTKINO, GREIN
 2015
DUCK DOCK; DAS WERK, VIENNA
DIE BADEGÄSTE; DIE STADTKURATORIN HAMBURG, HAMBURG
PLEASE TRESPASS; GARTENHAUS, STEYR
NEW PAINTINGS AND COMICS; GALERIE BRUNNHOFER UND LAUFART, NEXT COMIC FESTIVAL, LINZ
 2014
FOTOGRAFIE TRIFFT ZEICHNUNG; BLUE EYE PHOTO AWARD, LINZ (CATALOG)
LOVE GAME; ARTHUR SCHNITZLER PARK, BADEN BEI WIEN (CATALOG)
THE HOLE NIGHT; DOKAPI UND IFEK, LINZ
 2013
TRIVIIALE: HÖLLENRAUSCH- KUNST IM EIMER; IFEK, LINZ
BALLROOMBLITZ; IFEK, ROTHER KREBS, LINZ
BETWEEN DOMESTIC AND WILD; KUNSTUNIVERSITÄT, LINZ (CATALOG)
VOODO COLADA; IFEK, ROTHER KREBS, LINZ

RESIDENCIES, GRANTS, WORKSHOPS
2020 – Filmfunding (Projektentwicklung) from Bka Austria and Land Oö
2019/20 – Workingscholarship (BKA AUSTRIA), Institut Hartheim, Alkoven, Austria
2019 – Plein Air, Vijaka Municipality, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center, artist in residence, Daugavpils, Latvia 
2019 – PINEA, LINEA DE COSTA, artist in residence in Rota/Cádiz, Spain
2018 – DIE ARGONAUTEN, artist in residence in OÖ Kulturquatier, (Höhenrausch – Loose Harbor), Linz , Austria
2018 – WINTERCAMPUS – ABENTEUER LAND, artist in residence, Künstlerstadt Kalbe,                        Vienau, Germany
2017/18 – RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP for the animation film project “In Other Words” in          Madrid, Spain
2016 – SOMEWHERE TO DISAPPEAR, artist in residence, Symposion Lindabrunn, Austria
2015/16 – SILKSCREEN WORKSHOP ASSISTANT of Monika Pichler, Austria
2015 – DIE BADEGÄSTE, artist in residence, Stadtkuratorin Hamburg, Germany
2015 – PLEASE TRESPASS, artist in residence, Gartenhaus Steyr, Austria

Contact:  info.melanieludwig@gmx.at
Adresse: Im Dörfl 3, Atelier 1
4020 Linz
Austria

see also:  Melanie Ludwig on Vimeo
                       Melanie-Mantequilla for illustrations and Comics
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