Hildegard Fraueneder | © Christian Schneider


Hildegard Fraueneder

Senior Lecturer in Art History / Vice Chair of the SenateDepartment Fine Arts & DesignInstitute for Open Arts
Hildegard Fraueneder directed Gallery 5020 from 2001-2016 and has been chairwoman of the Advisory Board for Art in Buildings and Art in Public Spaces of the Province of Salzburg since 2017. She is program area director of "Figurations of Transition" at the Cooperation Center for Science & Art, has been an adjunct lecturer in art history at the University of Salzburg, in MultiMediaArt at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, and at the University of Artistic Design Linz. She has been a lecturer in art and cultural studies at the Mozarteum University since 1995.
Hildegard Fraueneder studied art history, history and philosophy in Salzburg and Vienna. In her research projects she deals with the post-war period in Austria, forms of housing and life after 1945 as well as femininity and heroism as part of the interdisciplinary research project on images of women in history and art at the University of Salzburg. She headed the research group Art and Public Spheres and took part in several lecture series of the interdisciplinary focus area Gender Studies at the University of Salzburg.

She conceived and led several congresses (including the Austrian Art History Congress 2003), symposia (including the memorial, Salzburg 2002, urban potentials, Dresden 2007), conferences (including conflict areas in contemporary art, Salzburg 2015) and series of lectures (including a picture held us captive. Friction surfaces des Visuales, Salzburg 2000-2001, Polemik und Gender, Salzburg 2017) and regularly lectures at home and abroad. Frauenender is a member of the Senate working group at the University of Salzburg, Commissioner for Equal Opportunities, a member of several curricular and appointment committees and, since 2019, Deputy Head of the Senate of the University Mozarteum Salzburg. 
dating.21 – discourses on love and forms of dating, Bielefeld: transcript 2007 Amadeus is upside down. Art and Public, Salzburg 2007 (urban potentials). concepts and actions. Rotterdam, Salzburg, Wroclaw, Budapest, Dresden, Berlin: Jovis 2007 What to do. Figures of protest - tactics of resistance, Salzburg: Müry Salzmann Verlag 2010 Before and after - Ruedi Arnold. Texts about making pictures, Weitra: Verlag der Provinz, 2013 Essays in anthologies, exhibition catalogs and magazines (selection) How the word brings movement with bodies in connection, in: VALIE EXPORT. a work show, ed. from the Edition Essl Collection 2005 Silent old places? Stages and Scenes in Salzburg's Old Town, and The Denied Autonomy. Festival or the dance of the arts in: Art in Salzburg, Salzburg: Pustet Verlag 2008, pp. 14-39, 126-147 What is given. Aesthetic actions as new configurations of the sensual, in: Cornelius Kolig, exhibition catalogue, ed. from the Edition Collection Essl 2009 Discarded? Notes on dealing with works of art from the time of National Socialism in the city of Salzburg, in: italics - yearbook 2011, pp. 62-73, revised: What can art do?, in: Josef Thorak. An artistic re-vision by Bernhard Gwiggner, Vienna: Edition Tandem 2016, pp. 63-80. Female artists in Salzburg: From the tolerated exception to a new self-understanding, in: Women in Salzburg. Between exclusion and participation, ed. by Christa Gürtler and Sabine Veits-Falk, publication series of the Salzburg City Archives 34, Salzburg 2012, pp. 76-105. Flashy outfits, extravagant poses, in: Dress Questions. Fashion and cultural studies, ed. by Christa Gürtler and Eva Hausbacher, Bielefeld: transcript 2015, pp. 157–176. Feminism as a challenge? Artists in Salzburg, in: Tell me about Salzburg. Companion volume to the Salzburg State Exhibition, annual publication of the Salzburg Museum, vol. 58/2, 2016, pp. 225-231. REMAKE Romanzo Criminale, in: Re-en-act. Annja Krautgasser, Vienna: ABO Verlag 2017 Lying, sitting, standing - erotic sensuality in the park, and: Un/desired works of art, controversial locations and opaque/transparent influence - conflicts over free sculptures,  in: Salzburg - art in urban space 1945 to 1975 .A handbook, ed. by Gabi Wagner, publication of the Salzburg Museum, 2019, pp. 68 - 95.