VITA

Lena Pauline Kohlmayr, *1988 in Vienna, Austria

lives and works in Vienna 

EDUCATION

2018                                       master degree in Social Design - Arts as urban innovation at the University of Applied Arts Vienna

 

2014 - 2015                           architecture studies at the Tokyo University - design studio at Kuma.Lab

2012 - current                       master studies in Architecture at the Vienna University of Technology                                

2012                                       exchange studies in Architecture at the ETSAM Madrid

 

2012                                       bachelor of science graduation in architecture the Vienna University of Technology            

                    

2003 - 2007                           graduation from secondary school with a focus on arts, Vienna 1030

WORK

ONGOING WORK

   

since 2019                    University of applied Arts Vienna - curating the program of the Angewandte Festival

 

since 2015                    Architecture center Vienna (AZW)

                                       independent employee in the field of mediation - workshops, tours on architecture and urbanism and conception of such

 

since 2018                    artistic consultant at meduni-Wien for a interdisciplinary tutorial-group under the supervision of Dr. Klaus Spiess

 

PROJECT-BASED WORK

 

2018                              curation and direction of Oskar nimmt Platz - Raum für gepflegte Unruhe, Vienna

 

2017                              project study Eine urbane Knautschzone mit Potential - chapter social fabric analysis together with Asia

                                       Valencic

 

2015 - 2017                  Tracing Spaces - an artistic research project by Michael Zinganel and Michael Hieslmayr

                                       occasional project based support 

 

2017                              competition contribution for an artistic memorial in public space by filmmaker and artist 

                                       Ruth Beckermann, Salzburg - architectural and graphical assistance

 

2014                              city walk on short-term-use-projects for the cultural institution Aktionsradius Augarten, Vienna 

                                       conception and tour 

 

2013                              project leadership and curation of a short-term-use-ART-projekt YIX, Vienna    

 

2011                              graphic design for a paper model for kids for the 21er Haus of the Belvedere Foundation, Vienna

 

 

 

FIELD OF ARCHITECTURE - WORK

 

 

2017 - 2018            wks-architekten zt kg, Vienna

                                 architectural inventory and implementation planning 

 

2015                        Ryuji Fujimura, Tokyo  

                                 internship    

 

2013 - 2014            design and realisation of an extension for the restaurant Bunkerei Augarten 

                                 in collaboration with koba architektur

 

2013                        EASA (european architecture student assembly), Slovenia 

                                 tutor for a design and construction workshop 

 

2013 - 2015            Department of architecture theory at the Vienna University of Technology

                                 tutor

            

2011 - 2013            head of the students council of architecture at the Vienna University of Technology

 

2011 - 2012            Hoppe architekten  

                                 part-time employee

 

2008 - 2010            internships in several architecture offices

 

                                 Hoppe Architekten, Vienna

                                 C.G. Luetcke, Berlin

                                 3d-Vienna”, Vienna

                                 Planungsbüro Fauszt, Vienna

AWARDS

SCHOLARSHIPS

2017                award of excellence in the architecture competition Spa in Nature by Lixil Foundation Japan

 

2016                Joint Study Scholarship in the course of JASEC Joint Study Program TU Wien at Tokyo University 

 

2013                merit scholarship of the Vienna University of Technology

EXHIBITIONS

PARTICIPATIONS

2018              Oskar nimmt Platz at The essence 2018 - exhibition, book and video presentation 

2018              social furniture contribution to the exhibition Mapping social architecture by Marlene Wagner at Magazin.

 

2018               performing for a video work by Johanna Tinzl shown at the Tiroler Landesmuseum

 

2018               school project in collaboration with the AZW - contribution for the exhibition

                        Geschichte gemeinsam verhandeln” at Haus der Geschichte Wien

2018                Living room Festival, Zurich 

                         public intervention and installation “Pflanzbarer Aktivismus”

2018                Oskar nimmt Platz, Vienna

                         curation and head of the project

 

2018                Stereoskop lV - Performance Festival, Vienna

                         performance and installation “Regelkonformitätsmaschine”

 

2017                Living room Festival, Zurich 

                         public intervention and installation “Mein Haus, dein Haus”

 

2017                Urbanize Festival by Derive Magazine 

                         installation and performance „analog posting“

 

2017                Unpacking Burckhardt - part of a group talk with Social Design Studio, House of Commons, and others at                             Narrowcast House - dokumenta14 

 

2017                No Hope No Fear - Politics of Fear Collective at Kunsthaus Wien

                         participation and workshop conception and execution 

 

2017                Echo - in the Wells of Silence - “In der Kubatur des Kabinetts” at Fluc, Vienna

                         group exhibition curated by Johanna Tinzl - installation and performance 

 

2016                Schwenderkino, Vienna

                         public cinema and place-making project - part of organising team

    

2016                ENHANCEMENTS Mediated Urban Landscapes - Cyberpark training school, Athens

                         participation and trainee grant

                    

2012                EASA (european architecture student assembly), Helsinki

                         participation in construction and design workshop 

german, englisch 

spanish, japanese (basic conversation level)

LANGUAGES

PUBLICATIONS

Oskar nimmt Platz - Raum für gepflegte Unruhe

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, 2018

KENGO KUMA LAB IN TOHOKU

University of Tokyo Press, 2018

ISBN978-4-13-061137-4

Eine urbane Knautschzone mit Potential

Der öffentliche Raum in einem Stadtteil zwischen Prater und Donau

Kapitel "Stadtraumanalyse" - Team: Asia Valencic und Lena Kohlmayr

Forschungsstudie der Abteilung
Social Design – Arts as Urban Innovation

im Auftrag der MA19 – Architektur und Stadtgestaltung

Wien, 2017 

LIXIL Spa in Nature Competition 

architecture + urbanism

2017:07

© 2018 Lena Pauline Kohlmayr