IIsa Rosenberger (1969, Salzburg) graduated from the University of Applied Arts Vienna and completed postgraduate studies at the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht.
Her artistic approach is marked by a particular interest in politics of memory and in social, political and economic transformation processes. Her practice includes video, installation, photography and site-specific projects.
Her exhibitions include 2017: Specular Windows. Reflections on the Self and the Wider World, 21er Haus, Vienna; Up into the Unknown, Kunsthaus Graz; 2016: Bergen Assembly, Bergen; Anti : Modern, Museum der Moderne Salzburg; Putting Rehearsals to the Test, VOX, centre de l’image contemporaine, Montreal; Archives and Power II, Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina, Novi Sad; 2015: Hotel Metropole. Der Erinnerung eine Zukunft geben. Into The City I Wiener Festwochen 2015; Creating Common Good, Kunst Haus Wien; 2014: Lenin: Icebreaker, LENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz; 2013: It’s The Political Economy, Stupid, Pori Art Museum, Pori and Gallery 400 - University of Illinois at Chicago; Lenin: Icebreaker, Murmansk (special project of 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art); 2011: Espiral, Grazer Kunstverein (solo); 2009: Nový Most, Edith Russ Site for Media Art, Oldenburg (solo); 2008: Nový Most, Secession, Vienna (solo).
In 2008 she has received the 28th Otto Mauer Prize and in 2012 an Outstanding Artist Award for Video and Media Arts. Since 1999 she has held several teaching positions, including at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and at the Vienna University of Technology.
Rosenberger lives and works in Vienna.