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Marie-Christin Rissinger


based in Vienna (Austria)



Her practice includes art, curating, crafting and producing as much as political and theoretical contentions. Her artistic medium is communication. By using performative strategies her works are creating situations of negotiation, some of which are articulated in public- some in exhibition or theatre spaces.


She studied "Psychology" (BA) at the University of Vienna. 2008/09 she was working as a directors assistant at Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus. From 2012 to 2014 she studied "Social Design: Arts as Urban Innovation" (MA) at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. From 2012 to 2014 she was head of the social department of the student union "hufak" at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. 


2014 she founded the collective Blind Date Collaboration and 2017 the Duo Olympionik*innen Productions2015 she received a "Start-Stipendium (Federal Chancellery Austria) in the category of performing arts.


From December 2015 to May 2017 she was part of the artistic management of the artist run venue and production space mo.ë which was awarded for its campaign "mo.ë bleibt" with the "Förderpreis der Freien Szene 2016“ by IG-Kultur Wien. 


Her works have been shown at Festivals such as transeuropa - internationales Festival für performative Künste, Hildesheim 2015 | urbanize! Festival für urbane Erkunden, Vienna 2016 | Britney-X-Festival, Schauspiel Köln, Cologne 2017 | Wiener Festwochen, Vienna 2017 | Donaufestival Krems, 2018 | Steirische Herbst, Graz 2020.



For a full CV or Port Folio please send me a mail