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Petra Gerschner

Petra Gerschner

area: Media Art

© Petra Gerschner, The short Night of Protest, 2016

© Petra Gerschner, „Gezi against gentrification“, architekturbild 2015 \ Winner of the First Prize, architekturbild 2015

Key Facts




Media Art



recommending institution

frei_raum Q21 exhibition space

time period

August 2016 - September 2016

Petra Gerschner is an artist, filmmaker and curator living in Munich. After studying photography and political sciences, from 1993 onwards she studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich (AdBK) and graduated in 1999.

Exhibitions (Selection):
2015 architekturbild 2015, DAM, Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt am Main, 2014 Dissent and Certainty, Kunstpavillon, Innsbruck, 2013 FIRST WE TAKE MANHATTAN, Rathausgalerie/Kunsthalle München, 2009 Biennale Cuvée, OK Center of Contemporary Art, Linz 09, 2008 6th Biennale Taipei, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 2005 Double Check, Re-framing Space in Photography, Camera Austria, Graz, 2001 what does memory mean to you? V, Gallery Art Resources Transfer, New York (USA), 1995 Der zweite Blick, Haus der Kunst, München, 1992 Vom Aufbau zum Aufschwung - Was tun?, Fotomuseum im Stadtmuseum, München.

Petra Gerschner


Realisation of a work for the exhibition:
What is Left?
Curated by: Gülsen Bal and Walter Seidl

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