7/1980 Born / Ohlsdorf / Gmunden / Upper Austria / Mag.art
9/2010 Invitation to / presentation of “La Disparition - Le mur de l’Atlantique“ at the International Expert
Meeting “Redefining the Atlantic Wall“, Cultural Heritage Agency (RCE), Amersfoort, NL
11/2008 Diploma Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (Matthias Herrmann, with mention)
2003 - 2008 Art & Photography, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (Eva Schlegel, Matthias Herrmann)
2002 - 2003 School for Artistic Photography Vienna (Friedl Kubelka)
2007 - 2008 Student Assistant, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (Thomas Freiler)
2005 - 2007 Symposia of Society for New Phenomenology (Hermann Schmitz)
2001 - 2009 Photo Assistant (Jork Weismann, Felix Friedmann)
2001 - Color-Fine-Art Printing in the photographic darkroom

EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS: (selection)

2014

  • "Monat der Fotografie Wien", Institut Français Wien, 29.10.2014 - (A)
  • "Autrement on devient fou..... (OmdU)" Book presentation, Institut Français Wien, 29.10.2014 (A)
  • "Monat der Fotografie Berlin", Gallery Loris, 09.10.2014 - 08.11.2014 (D)
  • "The making of Austria", MQ Wien, with Kunsthalle Wien, 18.09.2014 - 21.09.2014 (A)
  • "SilvrettAtelier 2014", Bielerhöhe (A) 16.08.2014 - 30.08.2014
  • "Dialogue #05", Markus Oberndorfer & Max Schaffer, DI∞G, Vienna (A)
  • "Artist Talk & Guest Teacher", Nordic Art School Kokkola (FI)
  • "Am Ende der Sehnsucht. Fotografische Positionen zu Tod und Meer", Kunstraum Sylt:Quelle(D)
  • "Artist Talk. Under Pressure", Museum of Modern Art Mönchsberg, Salzburg (A)

2013

  • "Fragile", Bawag Contemporary, Vienna (A)
  • "Preise & Talente 2013", Award ceremony & exhibition, OÖ Kulturquartier, Linz (A)
  • "Under Pressure", Museum of Modern Art Mönchsberg, curated by Katja Mittendorfer-Oppolzer, Salzburg (A)
  • "Se Souvenir", fading work & exhibition, La Pointe du Cap Ferret (F)
  • "VII.Jeux de la Francophonie", Concours Culturel, Nice (F)
  • "Hohe Dosis", Atterseehalle, Attersee (A)
  • "gesammelt", Galerie Tracklhaus, Salzburg (A)
  • "Am Ende der Sehnsucht. Fotografische Positionen zu Tod und Meer", Altonaer Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Hamburg (D)
  • "Cash, Cans & Candy", Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna (A)
  • "What Would Thomas Bernhard Do?", Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (A)
  • "Land in Sicht!", Museum of Modern Art Mönchsberg, Salzburg (A)
  • "The Side of Things", Photowall, MQ Vienna (A)
  • "Foukauld - La Disparition...", Bookpresentation, OstLicht, Gallery for Photography, Vienna (A)
  • "Industrie", OstLicht, Gallery for Photography, Vienna (A)

2012

  • Expanded Field Of Photography, W:end:y, Vienna (A)
  • Young Austrian Photography, Architecture & Landscape, Photoweek Washington DC (US)
  • Zwischenspiel, Vertikale Galerie, Verbund HQ, Vienna (A)
  • Die Letzte Weltausstellung, Gschwandner, Vienna (with Busk) (A)
  • Frankfurter Buchmesse, Foukauld (Book), Frankfurt (D)

2011

  • Vor Ort, Kölnbreinsperre, Maltatal (A)

2010

  • Werkschau, Galerie Schloss Puchheim, (A)
  • Redefining the Atlantic Wall, Amersfoort, (NL)
  • Escape The Golden Cage, MAK, Vienna (A)
  • Swim At Own Risk, Hollmann & Lhotka, Vienna
  • VIS - Vienna Independent Shorts, Topkino (A)

2009

  • Crossing Europe Film Festival, Linz (A)
  • Nacht-Notte, Galerie Foto-Forum, Bolzano (I)
  • Juried Artists, Bäckerstrasse 4, Vienna (A)
  • The Essence, Galerie Art Fort Revue, Bruxxels (B)
  • Kunstmesse Linz, Landesgalerie Linz (A)

2008

  • Das Verschwinden - Der Atlantikwall um Cap Ferret, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (A)
  • Film:Riss Student Film-Festival, Salzburg (A)
  • VIS - Vienna Independent Shorts, Topkino (A)
  • After Urban - Video Art and Architecture
    - Center for Contemporary Arts Moscow (RUS)
  • Baume & Mercier Award, Westlicht, Vienna (A)

2007

  • Empire de la lumière, Hegelstrasse , Basle (CH)
  • Viennafair ‘07, Messegelände, Vienna (A)
  • Kraftwerke, Verbund, Am Hof, Vienna (A)
  • Size does matter, Monat der Fotografie (A)
  • Ursula Blicke Archiv, Kunsthalle Vienna (A)
  • Empire de la lumière, Hegelstrasse , Basle (CH)
  • AVIS - Vienna Independent Shorts, Topkino (A)
  • After Urban - Video Art and Architecture
    - Monkeytown, Brooklyn, New York (US)
    - Experimental Film-Festival, Carbunari (I)

2006

  • White Club Space #01, Salzbourg (A)
  • Economy Class, Alliance Francaise, Nairobi (KE)
  • Film:Riss Student Film-Festival, Salzburg (A)
  • Open Cinema Festival, St. Petersburg (RUS)
  • VIS - Vienna Independent Shorts, Topkino (A)
  • Untitled In Case No_01 as supporting film for "China Blue" in 13 independent cinemas across Austria (A)

2005

  • Der Zweite Blick, Focus Award, Dortmund (D)

2004

  • Nice To Meet You, Reflexe, Paris (F)

PUBLICATIONS & FEATURES:

INTRODUCING TEXTS:

INTERVIEW:

COLLECTIONS:

  • Riklin Foundation
  • Art Collection bm:ukk MdM Salzburg
  • Art Collection Land Oberösterreich
  • Art Collection Stadt Wien
  • Art Collection Verbund
  • Private Collections (A, CH, D, JP, ...)

AWARDS & ATTRIBUTIONS:

  • Talent Award 2013, Land Oberösterreich, Bildende Kunst
  • Selection and Nomination by the Austrian Foreign Ministry (bm:eia) and OIF to represent Austria at “Jeux de la Francophonie”, Nice 2013
  • Nomination for DZ-Bank Work-Stipendium
  • Gold at European Design Awards 2013 for best single poster, bith bueronardin
  • Artist in Residency, bm:ukk, Cite des Arts, Paris 2012
  • Artist in Residency, Verbund, Kölnbreinsperre, Malta 2011
  • Docuzone Austria Shortfilm Jury-Award 2006

  • Project-specific support by bm:ukk, Forum Culturel Autrichien and Direktion Kultur OÖ

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