contemporary photography
contemporary photography


Born in Vienna and raised in Pressbaum, Lower Austria; painting and photography since age 13. Twelve years painting with oil and red sand from the Australian desert; artist, curator, founder and director of the Anzenberger Agency and Gallery; director of the ViennaPhotoBookFestival 2013-2017. Curator of the Foto Wien BOOK DAYS 2023. Corresponding member of the German Photographic Association. Personal artistic projects include exhibitions and publications such as Philodendron (exhibition catalogue with painting, drawing, and photography, 2006),  Roots & Bonds (AnzenbergerEdition, 2015, Nominated for the German PhotoBook Award), Imperfections (Collector's Portfolio, 2016), Goosewalk (AnzenbergerEdition, 2019, German Photobook Award 2019 - Silver Medal), Shifting Roots (AnzenbergerEdition, 2020, German Photobook Award 2020 - Bronze Medal), Gstettn (AnzenbergerEdition, 2021), Under the Apple Tree (AnzenbergerEdition, 2022), Roots & Bonds (second edition, AnzenbergerEdition, 2022) and Roots & Waltz (2023). Founding member of fiVe collective. Lives and works in Vienna.

Selected Press:
1000 words magazine bookreview by Gerry Badger
photoeye best photobooks of 2015
The Virtual Bookshelf by Josef Chladek
morgen 6/2016 cover story by Rita Newman
Photonews 3/20
Linkiesta, Italy, April 11, 2020
Der Standard Album April 18, 2020
The PhotoBook Journal, USA, August, 2020 
Der Standard Album, January 2021
The PhotoBook Journal, January 2021
Der Standard Album, July 3, 2021
American Suburb X, 30.11.2021
fotoTV Germany, July 2022
fotoMAGAZIN EDITION, October 2022
Der Standard Album, December 2022
The Photobook Journal, April 2022

Awards & nominations:
German Photobook Award 2015/16 - Nominated - for Roots & Bonds
German Photobook Award 2019/20 - Silver Medal - for Goosewalk
German Photobook Award 2020/21 - Bronze Medal - for Shifting Roots
PhotoESPANA 2021 - Best Photography Books - for Shifting Roots
PhotoESPANA 2023 - Best Photography Books - for Roots & Bonds
German Photobook Award 2023 - Nominated - for Roots & Bonds

Collections Prints:
CSAC Parma of the University of Parma, SpallArt Photography Collection, Hanna Sprater and Sebastian Vettel, Waltraud and Diethard Leopold Collection, Piet Meyer, Gerry Badger, Peter Coeln, and many other international and private collections.

Collections (Libraries) Books (selection):
Yale University, USA, Metropolitan Museum NY, Maison Européenne de la Photographie Paris, Tate Gallery London, Albertina Vienna, FOMU Antwerp.

Exhibitions 2023:
Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles, Frankreich, group show fiVe at Fondation Manuel Rivera-Ortiz, 'Gstettn', July 3 until September 24, 2022
AnzenbergerGallery, Vienna, Austria, 'Roots & Waltz', book presentation and exhibition, September 7, 2023 until January 26, 2024
Villa Parco Bolasco of the University of Padova, Castelfranco, Veneto, Italy, 'Gstettn' and 'Shifting Roots' are part of the book exhibition INDEX NATURAE curated by Massimo Sordi and Stefania Roessl during OMNEFEST from September 22 to October 29, 2023.
Galerie Juenger in cooperation with '70x50', Vienna, Austria, 'Shifting Roots' is part of the group exhibition 'Von fernen Landschaften und nachen Körpern' at Palais Eschenbach, during RotLicht Festival from November 21, 2023

Exhibitions 2022:
Architecture and creation museum of Safavi and Aknoon art gallery, Isfahan, Iran, group show 'Flora Iranica', 'Gstettn', March 11-April 16, 2022
Foto Wien, Festivalzentrale, Atelier Augarten, Vienna, Austria, 'Shifting Roots' Rethinking Nature projection and display of a wall paper, 'Gstettn' at the Photobook exhibition, March 9-27, 2022
Galerie Juenger, Vienna, Austria, 'Shifting Roots', group exhibition, March 12 to April 24, 2022
Bildraum Bodensee, Bregenz, Austria, 'Shifting Roots' group show with fiVe collective, March 24-May 8, 2022
Mia Image Fair, Milan, Italy, group show fiVe, 'Gstettn', April 27 - May 1, 2022
AnzenbergerGallery, Vienna, Austria, group exhibition on occasion of the 20 Years Anniversary of the gallery, May 20 until August 27,2022
KunstforuM51, Mühlendamm 51, Hamburg, Germany, 'Gstettn', Opening: June 2, 2022
Yassi Foundation, Tehran, Iran, group show 'Flora Iranica', 'Gstettn', July 1-25, 2022
Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles, Frankreich, group show fiVe at Fondation Manuel Rivera-Ortiz, 'Shifting Roots', July 4 until September 25, 2022
Parallel Vienna, Austria, 'Vines', group show with fiVe collective, September 6-11, 2022
AnzenbergerGallery, Vienna, Austria, 'Under the Apple Tree', book presentation and exhibition, November 2022

Exhibitions 2021:
Parallel Vienna Editions, Austria, group show, Semper Depot, May 26-30, 2021
AnzenbergerGallery, Vienna Austria, 'Gstettn' book presentation and exhibition, June 11 to September 25, 2021
Parallel Vienna, Austria, 'Gstettn', group show with fiVe collective, September 7-12, 2021
Foto Wien, Vienna, Lisbon, Luxembourg, 'Rethinking Nature', group slide show, Mai 2021 - March 2022
AnzenbergerGallery, Vienna, Austria, 'Native Grounds', exhibition, November 5, 2021 - February 11, 2022

Exhibitions 2020:
Fine Art Gallery, Traismauer bei Krems, Austria, Flowers Flowers group show, 'Gstettn' from February 14 to March 29, 2020
AnzenbergerGallery, Vienna, Austria. 'Art for the Children's Room', group show, 'Gstettn' and 'Goosewalk', March 7 to April 30, 2020.
AnzenbergerGallery, Vienna, Austria, 'Shifting Roots' exhibition and book presentation, May 8 to August 28, 2020.
Parallel Vienna Fair, Vienna, Austria, group show 'Handmade - more than photography', September 23-27, 2020.
AnzenbergerGallery, Vienna, Austria, 'Handmade V' group show, November 2020 to January 2021.

Exhibitions 2019:
MIA Photo Fair, Milan, Italy, 'Native Grounds' March 9-12, 2018
AnzenbergerGallery, Vienna, Austria, 'Goosewalk' from June 1 to August 30, 2019
Raum für Fotografie, Klagenfurt, Austria, Solo Show 'Roots & Bonds', September-October 2019
Parallel Vienna Fair, Vienna, Austria, group show 'Handmade' from September 24 until 29, 2019
AnzenbergerGallery, Vienna, Austria, 'Shifting Roots' from November 13, 2019 until February 8, 2020

Exhibitions 2018:
AnzenbergerGallery, Vienna, Austria, group show 'forms of nature' from February 16 until June 9, 2018
MIA Photo Fair, Milan, Italy, 'Roots & Bonds' and 'Durchatmen', March 9-12, 2018
La Gacilly Baden Photofestival, Austria, group show 'Menschenbilder', June 8, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Art Bodensee Fair, Dornbirn, Austria, group show 'forms of nature' from July 12-15, 2018
Parallel Vienna Fair, Vienna, Austria, group show 'Handmade - more than photography', September 25 until 30, 2018
AnzenbergerGallery, Vienna, Austria, group show 'Handmade IV' from September 10 until January 31, 2019

Exhibitions 2017:
AnzenbergerGallery, Vienna, Austria, solo exhibition 'Durchatmen' from February 9 to April 1, 2017
Vienna Prater, Austria, group show 'Menschenbilder', September 2017
AnzenbergerGallery, Vienna, Austria, group show 'gstettn' from November 17, 2017 to January 31, 2018

Exhibitions 2016:
InBetween Gallery, Paris, France, from January 21 – March 5, 2016
Gallery Johannes Faber, Vienna, Austria, from April 22 – May 28, 2016
Fotofestival Zingst, Germany, from May 28 – June 4, 2016
Begira Photo Festival, Spain, Museum of Art and History Durango, Spain from Oct. 20-Nov. 13, 2016
Szutka Wyboru Gallery, Gdansk, Poland, December 2016
WL4, Gdansk, Poland, December 4-11, 2016