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Gerald NESTLER Artist and Researcher, Vienna


 Nestler G. graduated from the Academy of fine arts Vienna (1992) and subsequently conducted artistic research as a broker and trader (1994-1997). He has been lecturing at universities and is a practice-based Ph.D. candidate at the Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmith, University of London.
 Recent artistic and curatorial projects include:
 The Trend Is Your Friend! (with Sylvia Eckermann, steirischer herbst 09, MedienKunstLabor, Kunsthaus Graz); Breathe My Air. A paradoxical conversation piece (with Sylvia Eckermann, Beijing, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Vienna); Superglue. artistic research on scientific research (with Gerald Straub, Academy of Sciences, Vienna Art Week 11); On Purpose. The New Derivative Order (kunstraum Bernsteiner, Vienna, 2012), Glitch (Kunstraum Innsbruck, 2013); Les Rencontres Internationales, nouveau cinema et art contemporain (Gaité Lyrique, Paris, 2014, and Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin, 2015); FORENSIS (Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2014); HEDGE AVANTGARDE. renegades, traitors, educators. Inquiries into an aesthetcis of resolution (Kunstraum Bernsteiner, 2015); SOCIAL GLITCH. radical aesthetics and the consequences of extreme events (kunstraum NIEDEROESTERREICH and other venues in Vienna, 2015); THE PROMISE OF TOTAL AUTOMATION (Kunsthalle Wien, 2016).


Yx . fluid taxonomies-enlitened elevation-voided dimensions-human derivatives-vibrations in hyperreal econociety, artist book and reader, Schlebruegge Editors, Vienna, 2007
Buchhart D., Nestler G. (eds.), Kunstforum International double issue 200/201 on art and economy, 2010
Mayhem in Mahwah. The Case of the Flash Crash or Forensic Reperformance In Deep Time, in: FORENSIS: The Architecture of Public Truth, ed. Forensic Architecture, Sternberg Press, Berlin, 2014
Avanessian A., Nestler G., MAKING OF FINANCE, MERVE publishers, Berlin, 2015
Towards a Poietics of Resolution, in: Journal for Research Cultures Vol.1/1, 2015
Malik S., Nestler G. (eds.), Finance and Society special issue on art and finance, forthcoming 2016


Academy of fine arts Vienna, 1992
Austrian State Scholarship for Visual Art, 2003
Austrian AIR grants for Beijing, 2008, Krumau, 2010, New York, 2016