About

Born 1996 / Austria
working from Vienna / AUT
Mag.Art in Photography and Timebased Media
at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna

CONTACT
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AWARDS/NOMINATIONS
Ö1 Talentfund Winner 2020
FOAM Paul Huf Award 2020 (nomination)
C/O Berlin Talent Award 2020 (nomination)
Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2020 (nomination)
Red Hook Labs New Artist III 2019
Rencontres d’Arles, Voies Off 2019
Lensculture Emerging Talent 2019
Photo Vogue Festival “A Glitch in the system” 2019
der Greif – Berlin Photoweek 2019
Plat(t)form Winterthur 2019 (+special mention selection)
Foto-Vienna, Portfolio Prize 2019
Paris-Photo Carte Blanche Award 2018 – “How far is a lightyear?”
Paris-Photo Maison Ruinart Prize 2018 – “How far is a lightyear?”
Unseen Dummy Book Award 2017 – Men don’t play/Men do play, 2017 (shortlist)

EXHIBITIONS
(upcoming)
Solo show, Fotohof Gallery, Salzburg / AUT 2021
Format Festival, Derby / UK 2021

2020
Leopold Museum – Ö1 Talentestipendium, Vienna / AUT 2020
(solo) Westlicht Museum – Men don’t play / Men do play, Vienna / AUT
(solo) Bildraum 01 Gallery, Vienna / AUT

2019
Paris-Photo, Lensculture Emerging Talent /FR 2019
Photo Vogue „A Glitch in the System“, Milan / IT 2019
(solo) Soiz Gallery /DE 2019
Fotogalerie – Vienna / AUT 2019
Red Hook Labs New Artists III, “How far is a lightyear?”, New York / US 2019
Rencontres d’Arles, “How far is a lightyear?”, Arles / FR 2019
Berlin Photoweek – der Greif, Berlin /DE 2019
Riaperture Festival – “How far is a lightyear?”, Ferrara / IT 2019
(solo) Art Genève – Ruinart Prize exhibition, Geneva / CH 2019
Foto Vienna – “How far is a lightyear?”, Vienna / AUT 2019

2018
“How far is a lightyear?”, Paris-Photo + Gare du Nord, Paris/FR 2018
(solo) Paris-Photo, Ruinart Prize exhibition, Paris/FR 2018
“Koal”, Group Exhibition, 12 Star Gallery, London / UK 2018
Men don‘t play / Men do play, Fotogalerie, Vienna/AUT
Men don’t play / Men do play, Photobookfestival Moscow /RU

2017
Unseen Amsterdam, „Men don‘t play“, Amsterdam / NL
“Koal”, Salzburg Museum, „Facing Austria“, Salzburg /AUT

2016
„Koal“, The Essence, Vienna /AUT
„Koal“, for other uses see Heimat , Vienna /AUT

2015
„Fields“ European Forum Alpbach, Tyrol / AUT
„Working Conditions“ OK Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz /AUT


PUBLICATIONS / CLIENTS

FOAM Magazine
British Journal of Photography
US-Vogue (September issue)
L’UOMO Vogue
It’s nice that
Vogue Italia
i-D
Paper Journal Magazine
Document Journal
die Zeit
Zeit Campus
Ignant
der Greif
Fotoroom
Tique Art Magazine
Numéro Magazine
Phases Magazine
Musée Magazine
Yogurt Magazine
C41 Magazine
Revista Balam
Fotofilmic
L’Observatoire
Fisheye Magazine
A new nothing
C/O Vienna Magazine
Tanzquartier Vienna
1st Dibs
Vice Magazine
Vice online
Falter
ORF
Datum
Die Presse
This ain’t art school


LECTURES

Bauhaus University, The struggle is part of the story, 2020

GRANTS
Austrian ministry for Arts an Culture – starting grant art photography
Ö1 Talent Grant Fine Art 2020 – winner

COLLECTIONS
Vontobel Bank Collection
Wiener Städtische Insurance


BOOKS

Jaga, Fotohof Edition, 2017
Koal, “Facing Austria”, Fotohof Edition 2017

Both books shown at
Photobook Festival, Vienna /AUT
Les Rencontres d‘ Arles, Arles /FR
Missread Photobook Fair, Berlin /DE
Paris-Photo, Paris /FR
Leibzig Book Fair /DE
Kassel Photobook festival / DE

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