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Lena Violetta Leitner (Bmkös)

Lena Violetta Leitner is mentee of Nanna Heidenreich

Lena Violetta Leitner invents, intervenes and cooperates. Her works are mostly created in close exchange with people from different fields. She is part of the collective OutSight and DTAFA (Danube Transformation Agency for Agency).

In 2017, she graduated from the Digital Arts program at the University of Applied Arts Vienna with the foundation of the Integration Center for Migrated Plants (IZMP). Since then, she has been fascinated by plants and their socio-political dimensionaddressing the connections between science (especially biology), language and society in her work with irony, humor and speculative fabulation.

Lena Violetta Leitner has exhibited at Venice Biennale Sessions, State of Concept Athens, das weisse haus, Neue Galerie Graz, Ars Electronica, Museum Ulm, Galerie U10 and VBKÖ, among others. She was awarded DTAFA in 2022 as part of Ö1 - Repair of the Future. In 2022 she received the start scholarship for media art of the Bmkös.