is a Sydney based artist whose work focuses on political activism and community. Her work is often collaborative inviting engagement with key themes such as resilience, financial disobedience and unthinking borders. Zanny has an experimental and research driven practice that works across film, performance, installation, activism and drawing.
is an artist and filmmaker who produces installations, projects in public space, and films on issues such as economics, democracy, global warming, forms of resistance and social alternatives.
The National, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Little Baghdad, Powerhouse Youth Theatre, Fairfield
Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
Utopian Pulse – Flares in the Darkroom, the Secession, Vienna
The List, Cambelltown Arts Centre
Ok Video Festival, Jakarta
Things Fall Apart, Artspace Sydney
Social Networking, Queensland Gallery of Modern Art
eva International, Limerick Biennial of Visual Art
Sharjah Biennale, United Arab Emirates
What Keeps Mankind Alive, Istanbul Biennale
the Taipei Biennial
selected solo exhibitions
Berkeley Art Museum, USA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade; Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid; Alexandria Contemporary Arts Forum, Egypt; The Cube Project Space, Taipei and survey solo exhibitions in Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk; Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz; Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo – CAAC, Seville; SALT Galata, Istanbul; and MNAC – National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest.
selected group exhibitions
Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid; Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven; MASSMoCA, North Adams, USA; Centre Pompidou, Paris; the biennials in Seville (2006), Moscow (2007), Taipei (2008), Lyon (2009), Gyumri (2012), Venice (2013), Athens (2013, 2015), Quebec (2014), Jeju, Kyiv (2017) and at Documenta 14, Kassel, 2017 (as part of an exhibition organized by EMST). Ressler is the first prize winner of the newly established Prix Thun for Art and Ethics Award in 2016.
With Gregory Sholette he co-curated a travelling show on the financial crisis, “It’s the Political Economy, Stupid” that started at Open Space in Vienna in 2011 and has been presented at nine venues since then.
of the research project “Utopian Pulse – Flares in the Darkroom” at Secession in Vienna in 2014, in collaboration with Ines Doujak, funded by the Austrian Science Fund.