Gernot Wieland

“Hello, my name is..."

...and... "Yes, I am fine.”


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Are we holding on to the objects of remembrance – or is it the objects that are holding on to us?

In his first solo exhibition in Portugal, produced for Lumiar Cité, Gernot Wieland presents, among other works, his most recent film “Hello, my name is...” ...and... "Yes, I am fine.”. In this work, Gernot Wieland links personal narratives, historic reports and scientific facts, fictional and real elements with tragic and comic events, generating a sense of the uncanny, mostly in an ironic or absurd way. It also deals with parrots, the history of drones, psychotherapeutic settings, analyses of powerlessness and the artist’s Catholic childhood, complexifying notions of interpretation of memory.

On the opening day, the artist presents the lecture performance Speaking of Places. With the artist’s performance and the display of images, this presentation has components that are linked to the film, extending it to speculations about crystals and the Austrian actor and cabaret performer Karl Farkas.

Gernot Wieland (Austria) lives and works in Berlin (Germany) and Brantevik (Sweden). Highlights of his more recent events are: ‘Puppet Slam - Objects Do Things’, CCA - Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw (2016); ‘Random Walks’, Konsthall 44, Møn (2016); ‘Midsummer Night Scream’, De Appel arts centre, Amsterdam (2015); ‘Liberty Taken’, An international festival of arts in the city of Bombay, Bombay (2015); ‘No Bad Days’, Konstmuseum Kalmar, Kalmar (2015); ‘The Reluctant Narrator’, Museu Berardo, Lisbon (2014); ‘Figures of Conjunction’, Kunstverein Nürnberg, Nuremberg (2014); ‘Videonale.14 - Festival for Contemporary Video Art’, Kunstmuseum Bonn (2013); ‘Pecha Kucha: The Bet’, Kunst-Werke - Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2013) ‘HOTAVANTGARDEHOTHOT’, Oslo10, Basel (2012); ‘Nach Bonn – Eine Montage’, Kunstverein Bonn (2012); ‘An exhibition of a Study on Knowledge’, Forum Stadtpark, Graz (2012); ‘Touched’, Liverpool Biennale, Liverpool (2010) and ‘Eclats’, CEAAC, Strasbourg (2010). Gernot Wieland has been a lecturer at the Berlin University of the Arts since 2011.


Avenida António Augusto de Aguiar, 148 - 3º C
1050-021 Lisboa, Portugal
Monday to Friday, 10h00 to 13h00,
14h30 to 19h00

Tel: + 351 21 352 11 55


Independent Study Programme
Call 2023
Until 04.09.2022


Manthia Diawara
AI: African Intelligence
Cinema Palace

Commissioned by Serpentine, MUBI and PCAI Polygreen Culture & Art Initiative, as part of Serpentine's Back to Earth project.

Manthia Diawara
Angela Davis: A World of Greater Freedom
Sharjah Biennial 15
07.02. – 11.06.2023

Manthia Diawara
A Letter from Yene
Batalha Centro de Cinema, Porto


Amanda Boetzkes
Realism Without Authority
01.04, 04.04.2022
10h–13h, 14h–17h

Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

Registration is free but limited to the number of seats available. Please send an email with a short CV to by 24.03.2022. Confirmation of registration will be sent by email. The seminar will be in English.

Lumiar Cité

Rua Tomás del Negro, 8A
1750-105 Lisboa, Portugal
Wednesday to Sunday, 15h00 to 19h00
or by appointment.
Tel: + 351 21 755 15 70

Loretta Fahrenholz
Circle Navel Nil
24.04. – 27.06.2021

24.06 | 18h00 Online conversation with Sabeth

Buchmann, Loretta Fahrenholz and Jürgen Bock


Anna Schachinger
08.10. – 11.12.2022

07.10 | 18h00 Circulating Salt, Ayami Awazuhara
08.10 | 16h00 Opening of the exhibition


Willem Oorebeek
17.12.2022 – 19.03.2023
extended until 26.03.2023


Cosima von Bonin
Boy at Work
15.04. – 23.07.2023

15.04 | 17h00 Opening of the exhibition

20.07 | 19h00 Talk by Diedrich Diederichsen


Alejandro Cesarco
Other Recent Examples
Artium Museum, Vitoria-Gasteiz
24.03. – 24.09.2023


The Educational Web
Kunstverein in Hamburg
01.04. – 06.08.2023

Closed 24, 25, 31 December and 1 January

Arne Kaiser and Jürgen Bock

In cooperation with Lumiar Cité:

Tiffany Chung
Thu Thiêm: an archaeological
project for future remembrance
08.06. - 08.09.2019

Johann Jacobs Museum

In co-production with Lumiar Cité:

Alejandro Cesarco
Other Recent Examples
24.03. - 24.09.2023

Artium Museum

The Educational Web
31.03. - 06.08.2023

Kunstverein in Hamburg

Maumaus/Lumiar Cité is funded by República Portuguesa – Cultura/Direção-Geral das Artes. With the support of Câmara Municipal de Lisboa and Junta de Freguesia do Lumiar

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