Ana Hoffner

Ana Hoffner is an artist, theorist, performer and mentor based in Vienna. Hoffner understands the artistic field as a place of critical knowledge production, mainly with an interest in Queer Theory and Visual Cultural Studies. Through a performative artistic and theoretical practice as well as video, photography and installation Hoffner’s work questions persistently both production and presentation, research methods as well as the communication of (arts-based) research results. Hoffner has finished the PhD in Practice Program at the Academy of Fine Art Vienna where she is also teaching as Senior Lecturer. Recent Exhibitions include „Vier mal zwölf“ Neuer Kunstverein Wien; „Opening (Stadt)Parcour“ Tanzquartier Wien; „Drowning and Swallowing this Text“ LACE – Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (all 2014); „Was ist Kunst?… Resuming fragmented Histories“ Künstlerhaus Graz, steirischer herbst (2013) and “History Lessons” mumok Kino Wien (2012).