Tanz ZeitschriftDec 1, 2016
I am very excited about the current edition of »Tanz Zeitschrift« with a feature on the photo book »A Sea of Being«, written by dance critic Helmut Ploebst.
It is my first photo book on Butoh, an avant-garde performance art in postwar Japan and the result of an artistic collaboration with the dancer Mirjam Morad and Büro AgS.
VizualizatorOct 19, 2016
The annual photo festival Vizualizator invited me with two recent works to Belgrade. The festival is organized in cultural centers and galleries across the city, the program includes guided tours and panel discussions.
Opening November 19, 2016 7pm (through November 25), Gallery City Municipality Vračar, Njegoševa 77, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
FugaSep 10, 2016
The installation »Gray Matters« together with the artist Eva Petric is on display at Fuga Center of Architecture and Contemporary Art in Budapest, Hungary. Our work is presented by Dejan Sluga, Photon Gallery.
Opening November 17, 2016 6pm (through December 10), Petőfi Sándor u. 5, 1052 Budapest, Hungary
NDUAug 30, 2016
This fall I teach for the first time at the New Design University in St.Pölten, Austria.
My class focuses on the human body in a spatial context and inquires how we situate ourselves into a landscape. I wish to bring across that everything we encounter is connected with us and our awareness of it, that sensitivity defines our place in this world.
Fluid TheatreJun 1, 2016
I am invited as a visual artist to the performance project »Fluid Theatre« by Georg Blaschke. Our work focuses on a somatic architecture of fluid skin, an imaginative refuge in a series of bodily, visual and acoustic actions.
Premiere July 23, 2016 7pm (through July 26), Impulstanz, Leopold Museum, Museumsquartier, 1070 Vienna, Austria
Art Gallery MariborDec 15, 2015
I like to announce my participation in a group exhibition in Maribor, Slovenia together with the artist Eva Petric. We present the installation »Gray Matters«.
Opening January 22, 2016 7pm (through March 5), UGM Art Gallery Maribor, Strossmayerjeva Ulica 6, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
AFASep 10, 2015
The AFA Austrian Fashion Association in Vienna hosts me and the Butoh dancer Mirjam Morad for a performance night and the release of our photo book »A Sea of Being«. Introductory remarks by Karl Regensburger, director Impulstanz Vienna and the artist Akemi Takeya.
Opening December 8, 2015, 7pm, Lindengasse 27/1, 1070 Vienna, Austria
Boris HristovAug 12, 2015
The exhibition and performance project »Verortungen« is invited to the cultural center Boris Hristov in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, the European Capital of Culture 2019. Verortungen is part of the annual program of Young Austrian Photography.
Opening September 11, 2015, 7.30pm (through September 30), Boris Hristov, Gladston 15, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Trieste ContemporaneaAug 9, 2015
The installation »Gray Matters« together with the artist Eva Petric is on display as part of the group exhibition »Zipped Worlds« at Museo Contemporanea in Trieste.
Opening September 5, 2015, 7pm (through early October), Via del Monte 2/1, 34122 Trieste, Italy
Ko Murobushi MemorialJul 21, 2015
Acclaimed butoh dancer, teacher and friend, Ko Murobushi passed away on June 18, 2015. Butoh dance has lost one of its most renowned artists. Impulstanz holds a memorial celebration at Odeon Theatre and I am honored to contribute to the evening.
Opening August 6, 2015, 9pm (through August 11), Taborstrasse 10, 1020 Vienna, Austria
Liga der Menschenrechte 2015Jul 3, 2015
The Austrian print media »Liga der Menschenrechte« publishes a selection of photo work on living conditions in Austria as a human right. Text (in German) by Claudio Polzer.
The release is scheduled for mid July.
Photon GalleryApr 9, 2015
Photon Gallery invites me and the artist Eva Petric to present our installation »Gray Matters«. Our work is part of the group exhibition »Zipped Worlds«.
Opening June 20, 2015, 11am (through July 25), Ankerbrotfabrik, Absberggasse 27/9/10, 1100 Vienna, Austria
Synthesis GalleryApr 15, 2015
The artist Malika Fankha and I show the exhibition and performance »Verortungen« at Synthesis Gallery in Sofia. Our work is included in the annual program of Young Austrian Photography, titled »Uncommon Places«.
Opening June 13, 2015, 6.30pm (through June 30), Vasil Levski Boulevard, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
Tanz IstApr 4, 2015
The installation »Gras« together with the choreographer Georg Blaschke is on display at the international dance and performance festival »Tanz Ist« in Dornbirn, Austria.
Opening June 11, 2015, 7pm (through June 20), Unterfeld 28, 6850 Dornbirn, Austria
Art Photo BudapestSep 24, 2014
Photon Gallery shows a selection of »Gras« and »Verortungen« at Art Photo Budapest / gallery booth P401!
Opening October 9, 2014, 11am (through October 12), Millenaris Park, Kis Rókus utca 16-20, 1024 Budapest, Hungary
Paris Photo L.A.Mar 15, 2015
I like to give notice of my participation in the VIP program of Paris Photo Los Angeles, as part of »Young Austrian Photography«. The exhibition takes place at the Fitzpatrick House, designed by R.M. Schindler.
Opening May 1, 2015, 7pm (through May 3), Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90046, United States
q202.atJan 28, 2015
q202.at organizes open studio walking tours in several districts of Vienna. I signed up for the first time. Please come and visit!
Opening April 24, 2015, 2pm-9pm (through April 26), Mollardgasse 28/3/II, 1060 Vienna, Austria
Nikon Spring ExpoJan 20, 2015
I am pleased to announce that Nikon Europe features my work, together with a short interview, as part of the Nikon Spring Expo Showcase. The magazine is available as a download in April 2015.
photo::viennaNov 6, 2014
photo::vienna showcases a selection of fine art prints from the series »Vom Vergessen« at the MAK Museum of Applied Arts in Vienna.
Opening November 27, 2014, 10am (through November 30), MAK Museum of Applied Arts, Stubenring 5, 1010 Vienna, Austria
YAP 2014Oct 23, 2014
YAP Young Austrian Photography 2014 and photo::vienna present a selection of »Vom Vergessen« at the group exhibition »Sensitive Viewing Habits«.
Opening November 10, 2014, 7pm (through November 22), Embassy of Austria 3524 International Ct NW, Washington, DC 20008, United States
Hidden Potential #3Oct 3, 2014
The latest edition of »Hidden Potential« by aeon Consulting Group is out!
Odaada GallerySep 30, 2014
I am pleased to announce the installation »Gras« with the choreographer Georg Blaschke at Odaada Gallery.
Opening November 7, 2014, 7pm (through November 14), Kaiserstrasse 34, 1070 Vienna, Austria
Bildraum Gallery 01May 5, 2014
Bildraum Gallery 01 presents a new body of work with the performer Malika Fankha, titled »Verortungen«.
Opening July 16, 2014, 7pm (through September 13), Strauchgasse 2, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Dance Identity FestivalFeb 3, 2014
The installation »Gras« with the choreographer Georg Blaschke is on display at Dance Identity Festival 2014.
Opening May 9, 2014, 7pm (through May 11), Oho Gallery, Lisztgasse 12, 7400 Oberwart, Austria
The Syrian ConflictJan 26, 2014
I am curating an exhibition with Syrian photographers as part of an international conference on the Syrian conflict and the promotion of reconciliation.
Opening February 6, 2014, 1pm, Vienna Academy of Fine Arts, Lehárgasse 6-8, 1060 Vienna, Austria
Doc! Photo MagazineJan 12, 2014
A photo essay on Japanese dance featuring the Butoh artist Ko Murobushi is published in the February edition of Doc! Photo Magazine (Edition #20).
Taj Hotel and ResortsNov 20, 2013
Taj Hotel and Resorts uses a dance image of Akram Khan Company (Vertical Road) for a world wide and exclusive image campaign. Advertising starts in spring 2014, the campaign is designed for two years.
Liga der MenschenrechteNov 15, 2013
The Austrian print magazine »Liga der Menschenrechte« publishes a selection of photo work on the situation of refugees in Vienna, Austria. Text (in German) by Claudio Polzer. The release is scheduled for December 2013.
Faces for RefugeesAug 15, 2013
The association Faces for Refugees supports asylum seekers in Austria in their quest for a fair review of their asylum application. Unwilling to accept the hardships most refugees face in this country, I contribute to the platform with photo essays and media work.
Danube University KremsJul 30, 2013
The Danube University in Krems, Austria selected me as a jury member for an artist in residency program, exploring modes of interaction between art and science. We invited aspiring photographers from the Danube region, the presentation is scheduled for October 23, 2013.
Living Sculptures 2Jul 18, 2013
Only a few more days to go for another dance workshop for children (from 6-10 years of age) at the Impulstanz festival, together with the choreographer Gabi Seeleitner. Don't miss it, classes start on Monday, July 29, 2013 at the Dschungel Theatre!
ImpulstanzJul 1, 2013
»Gras« is the most recent collaboration with the Austrian choreographer Georg Blaschke. We are proud to present the outcome of our work at the Impulstanz festival 2013.
Eyes onOct 10, 2012
I am pleased to announce the upcoming group photo exhibition »Coming of Age« as part of eyes on | Monat der Photographie.
Travelouge I-IVSep 22, 2012
The Austrian choreographer Andrea K. Schlehwein invited me to perform in »Travelogue I_IV«. The creation is designed as a multimedia diary on the occasion of the centenary of John Cage's birth.
Advertising Academy ViennaSep 15, 2012
From this autumn on I am a guest teacher at the Advertising Academy in Vienna, Austria. The workshop »Narration in Photography« is taught by Barbara von Rechbach, founder of STUDIO VDR who specializes in Design Fiction and media experience.
Kunst in der KartauseSep 1, 2012
»Reframe #1« is my first photographic approach to the idea of eternity and commissioned by the art festival Kunst in der Kartause 2012, situated in a medieval cloister in Aggsdorf, Lower Austria.
idocdeJun 30, 2012
idocde is designed to develop and document best practices of contemporary dance education, to improve exchange among dance educators and to increase visibility. I am participating in a two year pilot program, a network of educators who meet for dialogue, peer research and the development of an online database.
Living SculpturesJun 15, 2012
The annual Impulstanz festival in Vienna is slowly coming up. I am teaching dance and improvisation, together with the choreographer Gabi Seeleitner. The workshop is designed for children with 6 - 10 years of age and titled Living Sculptures. Classes start on Monday, July 30!
Paint for LifeJan 5, 2012
I leave to Sri Lanka for an arts in education program, teaching classes in photography at the owf one world foundation, a privately founded school in the South of the island. The program is initiated by the Vienna based foundation Paint for Life.
Digsy ShamblesOct 8, 2011
The online magazine Digsy Shambles recently interviewed me about my artistic views as a photographer. I like to thank the editor Elodie Broussard for proposing and for running the interview.