Anja Nowak studied Sociology and Fine Arts in Magdeburg (Germany), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and Vienna (Austria). She mainly works with photography, video/installation and artist book. The artist‘s work represents a complex confrontation in which she addresses questions of visibility, comparability and identity.
An important component of her artistic practice are collaborations with artists and cultural workers.
exhibitions, talk (selection 2022-2018):
2022 Writing dialogue. Black Book, 2 (Slip Box): Anja Nowak, Arnold Berger & Theodor Maier, Fotogalerie Vienna; 2021 Through your fingers, PARALLEL Vienna Art-Fair; 2021 INTERMEZZO, Neuer Kunstverein Giessen; 2021 SOLO XII – Anja Nowak, Pencil on Paper on Wood, Fotogalerie Vienna; 2020 Vor-bilder, Kunstraum SUPER Vienna; 2020 1. EDITIONALE, Book Fair, University for Applied Arts Vienna; 2019 Guest Lecture, The Book as Artwork: On how to read an Artistic Practice, University for Applied Arts Vienna; 2019 Katrin Euller reads Anja Nowak, PARALLEL Vienna Art-Fair; 2019 Anna Lerchbaumer reads Anja Nowak, Dance Company Gervasi Vienna; 2019 On how to read an artist book? Andreas Spiegl reads Anja Nowak, Salon für Kunstbuch Vienna; 2019 Als künstlerische Praxis, In der Kubatur des Kabinetts, Fluc Vienna; 2019 The stars look so different tonight, Fotogalerie Vienna; 2018 Transient Hole (Variations), FP24 Collaborative Art Space Antwerpen, Spektrum Berlin, Zentrale Wien, GMK Zagreb, Furtherfield Gallery London; 2018 cutting together apart, LLLLLL Vienna
MUSA Artothek, City of Vienna, Photo Collection of the Austrian State, The Graphic Collection of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna; University for Applied Arts Vienna (Library); Salon für Kunstbuch Vienna