TERESA HUBBARD (Irish/ American/ Swiss, born in Dublin, Ireland 1965) and ALEXANDER BIRCHLER (Swiss, born in Baden, Switzerland 1962) have been working collaboratively in video, photography and sculpture since 1990. Their work invites suggestive, open-ended reflections on memory, place and cinema. Hubbard / Birchler's work is held in numerous public collections including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden at the Smithsonian, Washington D. C.; Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland; Modern Art Museum Fort Worth; Museum of Fine Arts Houston; Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan and the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany.

Their exhibition history includes venues such as the Venice Biennial; the Tate Museum Liverpool; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Reina Sofia Museum Madrid; Kunsthaus Graz; Mori Museum Tokyo; Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin and the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin. Their exhibitions are regularly reviewed in the New York Times, ArtForum International, Art in America, Frieze, Parkett and has been prominently featured on the PBS series, Art 21 - Art in the 21st Century, an educational archive, resource and history of contemporary art that is broadcast in over 50 countries.

Hubbard / Birchler are represented by Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York; Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zürich; Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin; Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg and Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin.

Hubbard grew up in Australia and later attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, as well as the graduate sculpture program at Yale University School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut. Birchler grew up in Switzerland and attended the Basel School of Fine Arts and the University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland. They began collaborating as artists-in-residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts and later completed graduate degrees at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, Canada. Hubbard and Birchler are Graduate Faculty members at the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, New York. Hubbard is a Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin.


photo credit: Adam Schreiber