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Wolfgang Obermair is an artist and curator in the field of art and architecture. He studied geography, art education, painting and media art in Dresden, Nuremberg and Karlsruhe and worked as lecturer and assistant professor at the Academy of Fine Arts Nuremberg. He was head of the class for painting and process orientated arts at the Art School Vienna. Currently, Obermair is teaching at the University of Applied Arts Vienna in the department for Transmedial Art. Since 2001 he has been curating international exhibitions for the Nuremberg based kunstbunker – forum for contemporary art (www.kunstbunker-nuernberg.org), including “Ellen Cantor – Video and Drawings” (2001), “Sergey Bratkov. Menschen im Bunker“ (2004 with E. Shapiro-Obermair) and “Das Authentische als Kunst – Mommartzfilme 1967 – 2006” (2007 with H. Gabler). Between 2012–2017 he was part of the Viennese collective Schneiderei (http://www.seeyounextthursday.com) where he curated various exhibitions. Since 2017 he runs the artist run space hoast together with Ekaterina Shapiro-Obermair (www.hoast.net).
Obermair is co-editor of “Das Große Moskau, das es niemals gab” (The Big Moscow that has never existed. 2008, Vienna: Schlebrügge), which examines the position of constructivist architecture in today´s Moscow.

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