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ARTIST BIO

September 2014-June 2015: One of 16 promising photographers participating in the Anzenberger Masterclass (ten-month-long masterclass guided by Andrew Phelps, Klaus Pichler, Reiner Riedler, Annet van der Voort)

August 2014: "Urban View" group exhibition of the Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts teaching artists 2014 at periscope:project:space in Salzburg

July/August 2014: Assistant to Paolo Woods at the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts in Salzburg (Class “What do you mean?” on the language of photography)

June 2012 - September 2013: Solo Exhibition at Dr. Margarethe Hollmann & Dr. Roberto Lhotka, Vienna

2012: Solo Exhibition "Szenen aus dem Abseits" (OFF-SIDE) @ Edition Photo, Vienna

2006–present: Working as a photojournalist for Austrian magazines and newspapers (staff photographer of the Viennese weekly “Der Falter”) and commercial studio photographer; Focus on portraits, architecture and reportage photography

2009–present: Election Observer (long and short-term) for the EU Commission in countries like Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Niger, Pakistan and Zambia

2009: Course in technical aspects of photography; Successfully took exam to be accepted in the gild of Austrian professional photographers

2009-2011: Attended four photography classes held by internationally renowned photographers (Jo Ractliffe, Elfie Semotan, Ines Doujak and Roger Palmers) at the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts in Salzburg

2002-2009: Work in various renowed Viennese law-firms and as a representative of a bank in Brussels

2001-2002: Postgraduate-program focusing on International studies at the School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University, Bologna

1994-1999: Vienna University, Master of Law; Top 4% ranking at graduation (or number 30 in a class of 721)

Article on me becoming a photographer (German): http://fm4.orf.at/stories/1699098/

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