Info / CV

Born in 1985 in Melk, Austria

Education

2011-2014 Master of Arts in Animation at Royal College of Art, London
2009-2010 Six months exchange term, Animation course, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland
2005-2010 DI and BSc in Media Technologies at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, Austria
2004-2005 Physics at University of Vienna, Austria

Awards, Scholarships and Funding

2022 NEUSTART KULTUR stipend via Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn
2021 NEUSTART KULTUR stipend via VG Bild-Kunst, German federal government for culture and media
2021 MKW stipend, North Rhine-Westphalia
2020 MKW stipend, North Rhine-Westphalia
2017 Film Funding by Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, the Civil Service and Sport Austria
2017 Film Funding by Lower Austria Federal State Government, Art and Culture Department
2017 Film Funding by “Film- und Medienstiftung NRW”, Germany
2015 Best experimental Animation, ASIFA One Day Animation Festival, Vienna
2014 Nat Cohen Award for the production of Krikelkrakel, RCA, London
2014 Daler-Rowney Prize “Excellence in drawing” for Krikelkrakel, RCA, London
2013 Casinos Austria short film grant, via “Vienna Independent Shorts” film festival, Vienna
2013 Stoptrik IFF, Special Mention from Programme Director, Niepolomice, Poland
2012 Award by Künstlerhaus Wien in the framework of the Hubert-Sielecki-Award, Vienna
2012 Hubert-Sielecki-Award for “Best Austrian Animation”, Tricky Women, Vienna
2012 Best Music Video, Winner of Austria 9 Shorts
2011 Content Award Prize by “Marx Media Vienna”, Vienna
2011 Best Music Video, mica TonBildMusic, Austria
2010 Film Funding by Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture: BMUKK
2010 Best Music Video, International Student Film Festival London
2010 Best Music Video, International Industry-Film Days, Vienna
2010 Music Video of the Week, iTunes Store USA
2009 Winner in the “Open Category”, Content Award Vienna
2009 Best Short at Aniwow! Festival, Beijing, China
2009 Hubert Sielecki Special Award for Best Animation, film:riss, Salzburg, Austria
2009 Audience Award, Golden Wire, St. Pölten, Austria
2009 Best Short, Golden Wire, FH St. Pölten, Austria
2009 Best Music Video, 9th International Independent Film and Video Festival New York
2009 Best Animation, Golden Wire, FH St. Pölten, Austria
2007 Best Animation, Golden Wire, FH St. Pölten, Austria

Exhibitions

2021 Mirjam Baker. Dust, tresor at Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien, 3.10.-21.11., Vienna, solo exhibition (s)
2021 sgr a, Cologne Fine Art & Design, 17.-21.11., Cologne, group exhibition (g)
2021 kuba e.V., Kulturbahnhof Nettersheim, 5.12.- 27.2.2022, Germany (g)
2020 Ein Bild von einer Landschaft, Galerie Artecont, 24.9.-7.11., Vienna (g) 
2020 On Equal Terms II, Priska Pasquer, 7.2.-8.4., Cologne (g)
2019 sgr a, Cologne Fine Art & Design, 20.-24.11., Cologne (g)
2018 ASIFAKEIL 101, Raum D/Q21 and Asifakeil, Museumsquartier,14.9.-5.11.2018, Vienna (g)
2017 Gold+Beton, 24.11.2017-5.1.2018, Cologne (s)
2015 Lightscapes, Hudpromo Gallery, 26.3.-18.5., Odessa, Ukraine (s)
2015 MIRJAM BAKER | ANA NEDELJKOVIĆ, Bildraum 07, 13.-28.3., Vienna (two person exhibition)
2014 Opening, Royal College of Art, 29.9.&1.10., London (g)
2014 Summer Show, Royal College of Art, 16.-29.6., London (g)
2014 WIP Show, Royal College of Art, 22.-26.1., London (g)
2013 WIP Show, Royal College of Art, 23.-27.1., London (g)
2013 Between Land and Sea, Royal College of Art, 18.-20.3., London (g)
2013 Wie in einem Aquarium, Friday Exit, 25.-28.5., Vienna (s)
2013 Wie in einem Aquarium, Raum D & Asifakeil im Museumsquartier, 5.-30.6., Vienna (s)
2013 Landscapes, Moozak Festival, Fluc & Wanne, 18.-19.9., Vienna, (g)
2013 The Art of Pop Video, FACT Liverpool, 14.3.-26.5., UK (g)
2012 The Art of Pop Video, Odessa Art Center, Ukraine (g)
2012 WIP Show, Royal College of Art, London (g)
2011 The Art of Pop Video, MAKK, 9.4.-3.7., Cologne, Germany (g)

Film Screenings and Film Festivals

2022 Film | Kunst – Kunst | Film, Akademie des Österreichischen Films in coop. w/ viennacontemporary, Metro Kinokulturhaus, Vienna
2022 Young curators 2022 @ VIS 22, Filmmuseum Wien, Vienna
2021 Film Screening Matinée, Factory at Künstlerhaus Wien, 10.10., Vienna
2020 dotdotdot, Open Air Kurzfilmfestival, 05.07., Vienna
2018 ExP 01, Screening of experimental films and moving image, Genesis Cinema, 9.5., London
2018 Film Festival on Vienna’s Rathausplatz, September, Austria
2018 In Limine Festival, Associazione IN-OLTRE onlus, 21.5., Bergamo, Italy
2018 International Women’s Day at DasKino, 8.3., Salzburg, Austria
2017 NOWNESS, nowness.com, 1.6.-14.6., London
2017 Tricky Women Animation Festival, Vienna
2017 IX Krakow Summer Animation Days, 8.8., Poland
2016 Punto y Raya Festival, Abstract Art in Motion, 21.10., Karlsruhe
2016 PIXELvienna 11, 25.9., Vienna
2016 Under-the-Radar, 14.-16.4., Vienna
2015 Animateka, 12th International Animated Film Festival, 7.-13.12., Ljubljana
2015 ASIFA One Day Animation Festival, 3.12.2015, Vienna
2015 Animated Dreams Festival, Austrian Animated Experiments – Ways to Abstraction, 21.11., Tallinn
2015 Filmfest Dresden, International Short Film Festival, 17.&18.4., Dresden
2015 Holland Animation Film Festival, 18.-22.3., Utrecht
2015 Tricky Women Animation Festival, 11.-15.3., Vienna
2014 10th One Day Animation Festival, 20.11., Vienna
2014 Eine andere Leinwand: Künstlerfilme von Léger bis Tillmans, Museum Ludwig, 7.8., Cologne
2014 9th Istanbul Animation Festival, Turkey
2014 Austrian Cultural Forum London, 6.3., UK
2014 Under the Radar: ”Release the Analog”, 1.-2.3., Vienna, Austria
2013 Lange Nacht der kurzen Streifen, Kino Mank, 23.8., Mank, Austria
2013 Vienna Independent Shorts film festival, 28.5.-2.6., Vienna
2013 INVIDEO, 30.10.-4.11., Milano, Italy
2013 Stoptrik IFF, 25.-27.10., Niepolomice, Poland
2013 Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival, 18.-20.10., Canada
2013 San Giò-Verona Video Festival, 23.-27.7., Verona, Italy
2013 International Animation Festival Stuttgart, Best Of Animation program, 25.4., Germany
2013 Ciné-Jeune de l’Aisne, 5.-12.4., France
2013 Imago Festival Universidad de las Artes Havanna, 27.-30.3., Cuba
2013 Teheran International Animation Festival, 3.-7.3., Iran
2013 Clermont- Ferrand International Film Festival, 1.-9.2., France
2013 Stuttgarter Filmwinter,10.-13.1., Germany
2013 Auslandskulturtage, Austria
2012 Animateka, 3.-9.12., Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012 Exground Filmfest, 23.+24.11., Wiesbaden, Germany
2012 Istanbul Animation Festival, 20.-25.11., Turkey
2012 DOK Leipzig, 31.10.+1.11., Germany
2012 London International Animation Festival, 29.10., UK
2012 Valladolid International Film Festival, October, Spain
2012 Sydney International Animation Festival, October, Australia
2012 Hiroshima International Animation Festival, August, Japan
2012 CICDAF, Changzhou, August, China
2012 Anima Mundi, July, Sao Paulo/Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012 Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival, July, South Korea
2012 Vienna Independent Shorts, June, Austria
2012 Annecy, June, France
2012 Melbourne International Animation Festival, June, Australia
2012 Internationales Trickfilm Festival Stuttgart, May, Germany
2012 CinemaNext Filmnight, April, Austria
2012 Diagonale, March, Graz, Austria
2012 Tricky Women, March, Vienna, Austria
2012 AniFest, Czech Republic
2012 CinemaNext Filmnacht, Wels, Austria
2012 International Student Film Festival London, UK
2012 Animage, Brazil
2011 Shoot-Me, Netherlands
2011 Diagonale, Graz, Austria
2011 Shortynale, Klosterneuburg, Austria
2011 Austria 9 Shorts, Austria
2011 Music Austria, Austria
2011 One Day Animation Festival, November, Vienna, Austria
2011 Fantoche, September, Baden, Switzerland
2010 Internationale Wirtschaftsfilmtage, Vienna, Austria
2010 Netd@ys 2010, Austria
2010 Panama Plus, Germany
2010 REC Jugendmedienfestival, Germany
2010 Vienna Independent Shorts, Austria
2010 Espressofilm, Vienna, Austria
2010 Lobby Vorfilm, Austria
2010 Zeichnung in Bewegung, Vienna, Austria
2010 Tricky Women, Vienna, Austria
2010 Diagonale, Graz, Austria
2009 Film:Riss, Salzburg, Austria
2009 Youki, Austria
2009 Aniwow!, China
2009 Content Award, Vienna, Austria
2009 Screensessions, Vienna, Austria
2009 Diagonale, Graz, Austria
2009 Frame:Out, Austria
2009 FMX, Stuttgart, Germany
2009 Poolbar Festival, Austria
2009 Espressofilm, Vienna, Austria
2009 Shoot-Me, Netherlands
2009 New York Independent International Film and Video Festival, USA
2009 Golden Wire, St. Pölten, Austria
2008 Tricky Women, Vienna, Austria
2008 Film:Riss, Salzburg, Austria

Publication

2021 Mirjam Baker – Staub | Dust. Artist’s book.

Collection

2022 Dust, State Collections of Lower Austria

Teaching

2019-2020 Experimental Animation elective course, BSc & MSc Media Technologies, St. Pölten UAS
2016-2017 Animation (film) summer workshops for children, Braunschweig, Germany
2015 Life drawing and animation workshop, BA 3D-Design, Bath Spa University, UK
2015 Drawing workshop, Odessa, Ukraine
2014 Life drawing tutor, BA Art & Design, University of Westminster
2013 Reach Out RCA drawing workshops at Royal College of Art, London
2010-2011 Animation elective course, BSc Media Technologies, St. Pölten UAS