austrian artist & writer, zine fan, cat friend.

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I was selected for the portfolio viewing event Plat(t)form at Fotomuseum Winterthur, CH and will be there 8.–10. September 2023.

From May to June 2023 I'm taking part at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, AIR Krems/Lower Austria, Woodside, California, USA

My work Untitled (Hair I) is on view in the exhibition Was war inzwischen at Galerie Ostlicht from 09.07.–06.08.2022 

I'm showing work at the LITERATURpassage at MuseumsQuartier Wien. Two images of my ongoing series I Call All My Powers Back to Me are on view from 02.04.2022 â€“ 30.06.2022 in the MQ in Vienna.

Text und Ilien goes on tour! The work which Sophie Skach and I showed at Ars Electronica in spring, is on view in London! Curated by Decorating Dissidence, the exhibition at Stour Space runs from 30th October – 6th November 2019.

I was shortlisted for the Wolf Suschitzky Photography Prize! New images of the series Family Meetings will be on view at the Austrian Cultural Forum from 12 February – 26 April 2019.

scholarships, grants

2023  AIR – ARTIST IN RESIDENCE Niederösterreich

2022 Recipient of the Start grant for ermerging artistic photographers by Sektion IV Kunst und Kultur, Federal Ministry Republic of Austria

2020 Recipient of funding grant for young feminist researchers, ÖH Wien: financial backing for the literary project «...that someone sees me, that someone is always watching me...».

2018 Shortlist Nomination for the Austrian Cultural Forum’s Wolf Suschitzky Photography Prize (2018) 

2015 Merit scholarship in Language Arts 2014/2015 by the University of Applied Arts Vienna


On 24th March 2017
I will be reading at Buchmesse Leipzig from the recently published book Garz erzählt.

1st December 2016, 6 PM
Blicke, Lesung Naa Teki Lebar & Vladimir Vertlib, at Au. I will be reading at Buch im Beisl with Austrian author Vladimir Vertlib.

2nd December 2015, 6 PM
I will be reading as part of the symposium Verfransung – Die Sprachkunst und die anderen Künste in ihren sozialen, ökonomischen und ästhetischen Feldern. A detailed program here.

On 27th June 2015
I will be reading at Kunstgarten, Graz.

On 25th June 2015
I will be reading two short stories for the opening of The Essence 15, in the KĂĽnstlerhaus, Vienna.

Live in Ă–1 Kunstradio on 5th April 2015. A link to listen here (in German).

past exhibitions (selected):

I am part of OTAMP Keepers Edition. You can buy framed prints as part of a special edition. The opening event is on 14th of November 2019 at ZIMMER - Piaristengasse 8, from 5:30 PM.

In collaboration with Sophie Skach, an interactive installation of textiles & poetry will be on view at Ars Electronica from 6-10 September 2018.

On 20th of January 2018 I am taking part in a live interview on stage on my notion of "Heimat" and other topics relating to Vienna and belonging, at brut wien's Zu Gast

From 1st - 21st December 2017 I'm part of One Thousand and More Pictures #3 - you can order prints here!

26th - 29 April 2017 
I will be showing an interactive installation, Text und Ilien, in collaboration with Sophie Skach at the Take Festival. A portrait and write up in Die Presse Schaufenster can be read here.

27 October - 6th November 2015
Nimm Das, Universität für angewandte Kunst, Wien

19th - 20th October 2015 Blick Das, Semper Depot, Wien (a short radio coverage in Kulturjournal on Ă–1 here)

23d - 26th July 2015
Zines of the World, Doomed Gallery, London
here a little write up in i-D magazine.

13th May - 6 June 2015
The Bosom Friends, Vereinigung Bildender KĂĽnstlerinnen Ă–sterreichs, Vienna

19th November 2012
Postgraduate Photography LCC - Final Show (a video glimpse here)

7th - 14th November 2012
Photomonth / Suburban Light, Doomed Gallery, London (a review here)

5th - 17th November 2012
See, Underground Gallery, London (& accompanying publication)

14th - 16th June 2012
No Distance Left to Run, Mon Amie, Vienna

January 27th - 1st February 2012 SHOW YOUR FACE, Cultivate Gallery, London

9th - 30th September 2011
Sexy 100, BIG DEAL, Spring Place, London

22nd - 27th March 2011 CAPTURE, Mile End Art Pavilion, London

15th - 19th June 2011
Sir John Cass Summer Show, London (review here, online catalogue here)

4th - 10th November 2010
The Secret Den, Pure Evil Gallery, London (a review here, here-ish)

3d - 4th June 2010
Tru Traiding, NO:ID Gallery, London

recent publications:

Garz erzählt: Havel, Hunde, Katzen, Tulpen. 216 pages, mitteldeutscher Verlag. ISBN 978-3-95462-748-6

der blick des andern in 3 teilen in: Zwischenwelt DAS GEWISSEN DER WELT / KĂśNSTLERINNEN, RECHTSGELEHRTE, UNBEIRRBARE, Nr. 1-2/2017

Zine, handbound, self-published, 36 pages.

Images of the series Family Meetings featured in: gestalt, an online publication.

Featured in: Of the Afternoon, 2012
Photobook of 21 Photographers, 50 pages
always, always & forever, 2012
Newsprint publication, 20 pages

Will I Miss You, 2012
hand-bound softcover book, self-published, 56 pages


2021-2022 Diplom Schule Friedl Kubelka fĂĽr kĂĽnstlerische Photographie. 

2015 - 2020 MA Austrian Studies

2014 - present Bachelor of Arts in Sprachkunst / Universität fĂĽr angewandte Kunst, Vienna. 

2012 Postgraduate in Photography / London College of Communications, UAL, London   

2008 - 2011 Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art & Photography / Sir John Cass School of Art, Media & Design, London 

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