Curriculum Vitae

2014

Group Exhibitions

"The Matricide (An Artificial Grammar for Nature)," Curatorial Practice Projects Space at SVA, New York City
"autoimmun," Vohn Gallery, New York City
"[macro]biologies 1: the biosphere," Art  Laboratory  Berlin, Germany
“Jenseits der Ansichtskarte. Die Alpen in der Fotografie,“ Landesmuseum Vorarlberg, Bregenz, Austria

2013

Solo Exhibition

"Social Landscape", Volta Art-fair, New York
"Construction of Landscape", FiFi Project, Monterrey, Mexico
"in Cold Blood," Y Gallery, New York City (two man show with Andrea Galvani)

Group Shows

"[UN]NATURAL LIMITS", Austrian Cultural Institute New York, New York

"Comfort Zones", Frontal Lobe Gallery at Bragg's Pie Factory, Phoenix, Arizona
"Poision Green," Czech Cultural Center New York City, New York
"No-Men’s Land – 7 Positions in Contemporary Photografie", Aschaffenburg, Germany
"Hohe Dosis", Fotohof & Atterseehalle, Salzburg, Austria
"Vom Weggehen und (nicht) Wiederkommen", Kunstforum Montafon, Montafon, Austria
"Mind the Gap," Radiator Gallery, New York
“Mind the Gap,” Radiator Gallery, New York
 “Jenseits der Ansichtskarte. Die Alpen in der Fotografie,“ Galerie Stihl, Waiblingen, Germany
“High Water,” Spectrum NYC, New York, New York

 

2012

Solo Exhibition

"From Copernicus to Cyberspace", Galerie Heike Strelow, Frankfurt, Germany
"After Sublimity", FiFi Projects, Mexico City, Mexico

Group Shows

"Family Portrait", Carriage Trade, New York
"The Nature of Disappearance", Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
"Place/Displace/Replace: Art Practice in Situ", SVA Gallery, New York
"Missinglinks", Electronic Arts Intermix Institute, New York
"Ground Control", Kunsthaus Muerzuschlag, Muerzuschlag, Austria
"Our House", Austrian Cultural Institute, New York, New York

 

2011

Solo Exhibition

"I'll Survive", Rosphoto (National Museum for Photography Russia), St. Petersburg, Russia
"After Nature", GL Holtegaard Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark

Group Shows

"Lost Paradise", Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
"Hoehenrausch 2", OK Linz, Linz Austria

 

2010

Solo Exhibition

"I'll Survive", ME Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark
"Nowhere to Be Found", Volta art fair,  New York
"The Taste of Discovery", Gallerie Heike Strelow, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
"Natural Fictions", Brotfabrik, Berlin, Germany

Group Shows

"Another Green World'" Carriage Trade, New York
"Nowhere to Be Found", Eikon Schaufenster, MuseumsQuartier,  Vienna, Austria
"Above and Beyond", Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria

 

2009

Solo Exhibition

"The Taste of Discovery", Kunstraum Dornbrin, Dornbirn, Austria

Group Shows

"Portrait", Kuenstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz, Austria
"hoch hinauf", Kunstforum Montafon, Schruns, Austria
"Point of intersection linz", Art Museum Linz - Lentos, Linz, Austria
"Crown of the Lost", Fifi Projects, New York
"Neue Mitglieder", Kuenstlerhaus Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz, Austria

Award

"Staatsstipendium fuer Fotografie", Vienna, Austria


2008

Solo Exhibition

"The taste of discovery", habres+partner, Vienna, Austria

Group Shows

"GO NYC", Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Austria
“MACO", Artfair, habres+partner, Mexico City, Mexico

Publications

Prefix Magazine, "Body and Technologie", Volume9, Number2, page46, Toronto, Canada Eikon Magazine, "Exhibitions", Eikon 64, page 81, Vienna, Austria

 

2007

Solo Exhibition

"Kunst Zuerich 07", Artfair, habres+partner, Zurich, Switzerland

"The end of the world", Visual Drugs, Zurich, Switzerland

Group Shows

"Aqua Art Miami", Artfair, habres+partner, Miami Beach, Florida
"MACO", Artfair, habres+partner, Mexico City, Mexico
Collaboration with Johan Grimonprez "Looking for Alfred": Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany

Publications

Art Magazine.cc, Kunstmessen, "Zwischen Jagdtrophaen, Eisbergen und Cyborgen", November 3, Zurich, Switzerland

 

2006

Solo Exhibition

"Secluded Nights", Winkleman / Plus Ultra Gallery, New York

Group Shows

"Year 06 Art Fair", Winkleman / Plus Ultra Gallery, London, UK
"The Invention of Landscape", Coleccion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico
"Fotografia", Galeria Fernando Zubillaga, Caracas, Venezuela
"Salzburg Sites 2006", HangART-7, Salzburg, Austria
"urban maze", habres+partner, Vienna, Austria

 

2005

Solo Exhibition

"Secluded Nights", habres+partner, Vienna, Austria

Group Shows

Arco Artfair, Emma Molina Gallery, Madrid, Spain
Aqua Artfair, Plus Ultra Gallery, Art Basel, Miami Beach, Florida
Collaboration with Johan Grimonprez “Looking for Alfred", International Film Festival Rotterdam 2005, The Netherlands
Artist House, Oslo, Norway
Mead Gallery, University of Warwick Arts Centre, UK
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea, UK

Publications

Radio Orange Wien, Interview, October 4, by Dana Charkasi
Die Presse, Kunstraum, "Clear", September 7, Vienna, Austria
Der Standard, Watchlist,  September 6, Vienna, Austria
BOB Magazine, "Kartographie des Weiblichen Koerpers", No. 01, pages 20-25, Vienna, Austria

Wiener Zeitung, Galerie, "0 Gravity", May 4, page 12, Vienna, Austria
Celeste, "Lujo", No. 01, pages 224-27, Mexico City, Mexico
Rosebud, "Mystery", No. 5, pages 58-64, Berlin, Germany

 

2004

Solo Exhibitions

"Secluded Nights", 2300 Studio/Gallery, LLC, Miami Design District, Florida
"I love Paradise", Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Mexico
Collaboration with Johan Grimonprez "Looking for Alfred", The Photographers Gallery, London, UK

Group Show

"Slice and Dice", Visual Arts Gallery, New York, New York

Publications

El Norte, "Es Jardin del Eden", April 21, Seccion D, Monterrey, Mexico
El Diario, "En Marco abriran las puertas al Paraiso", April 21, page 44, Monterrey, Mexico
El Norte, "Llegan los primeros al Paraiso", April 24, page 60, Monterrey, Mexico
El Diario, "Disfrutan un momento en el Paraiso", April 24, page 16, Monterrey, Mexico
El Diario, "Maria Juli en el Eden", April 24, page 43, Monterrey, Mexico
El Porvenir, "Alforja Cultural", April 24, page 6D, Monterrey, Mexico
El Norte, "Entran regios a eden", April 25, Page 1D, Monterrey Mexico
El Diario, "Performance", April 25, page 46, Monterrey, Mexico
El Norte, "Exposicion", May 7, pages 64-70, Monterrey, Mexico

 

2003

Solo Exhibitions

"I love Paradise", (performance), Muestra Art Fair, Mexico City, Mexico
"I love Paradise", (performance), Odeonsplatz / U-Bahnstation, Munich, Germany
"a certain regard", habres+partner, Vienna, Austria
"I love Paradise", (performance), -scope art fair Miami, Miami Beach, Florida

Publications

German GQ, "Die Oesterreicher", January 1, page 120, Munich, Germany
Celeste Magazine, "Crimen y Castigo", September 1, page 14, Mexico City, Mexico

 

2002

Group Shows

"Augenblicke Foto Kunst", Sammlung Essl, Vienna, Austria
"For Skin", Generous Miracles Gallery, New York, New York
"Muestra Artfair", Galeria Emma Molina, Monterrey, Mexico
"ARTNEW YORK", Kunstraeume auf Zeit, Linz, Austria
"One Week Style Seduction", Steffl, Vienna

Publications

ArtNexus, "For Skin", No. 46, Vol. 4, pages 158, 159, Miami, Florida
FRO, "Artnew York", September 18, Radio (60 min.), by Andrea Starhmaier
FRO, "Artnew York", September 12, Live Radio, Studio Guest (15 min.), by Andrea Stahrmaier
ZIB 3, "Artnew York", September 11, TV (3 min.), by Wiltrud Hackl
Heute, "Artnew York", September 11, TV (3 min.), by Wiltrud Hackl
LT 1, "Artnew York", September 11, TV (3 min.), by Christian Strassl
Willkommen Oesterreich, "Artnew York", September 11, TV (4 min.), by Kristina Schmidt
“1", Kulturnotizen Artnew York", September 11, Radio (1 min.), Announcement
“Regional Kulturnachrichten", September 11, Radio (2 min.), by Christian Schrenk
"Regional, "Mittagsjournal", September 6, Radio (2 min.), by Christian Schrenk
Repellent, "Bodyparts", Vol. 2, New York, New York
ORF Kultur, "Eigene Kunstform", February 19, Online News, Vienna, Austria
Die Presse, "Diskurs mit der Linse", February 19, Print / Online, Vienna, Austria
Der Standard, "Eine kleine Geschichte der Photographie", February 21, Online, Vienna, Austria
ART Magazine, "Blow Up, Close Up, Pin Up", February 21, Online, Vienna, Austria
Radio Osterreich 1, "Augenblicke Fotokunst", February 14, Radio (10 min.), Bericht / Interview
Oe 1 Kulturjournal, "Augenblicke Fotokunst", February 13, Radio (5 min.), Bericht / Interview
ORF 2, "Wien heute", February 14, TV (2 min,), Veranstaltungstipps

 

2001

Solo Exhibitions

"0-Gravity", Onefront Gallery, New York, New York
"Chiapas", Galeria Emma Molina, Monterrey, Mexico
Saatchi & Saatchi, Advertising Headquarters, New York, New York

Group Shows

"Manger-Eat", Sotheby's, New York, New York
"Encuentros", Monterrey, Mexico

Publications

Dutch Magazine, "tubby", May / June, No 33, Paris, France
Forbes Magazine, "Pieces of the Week",Coromandel Press“, Manger-Eat, June 27, New York, New York

 

2000

Solo Exhibition

"Net Works", habres+partner, Vienna, Austria

Group Shows

"0 Gravity", RARE Gallery, Project Room, New York, New York
"Share the Vision", Milkgallery, New York, New York
"The Art of Photography", Milk Gallery, New York, New York
Gale Gates Foundation, New York, New York
Brussels Artfair for Contemporary Photography, Brussels, Belgium

 

1998-99

Solo Exhibition

"Net Works", D 8 Gallery, Linz, Austria


Publication

Camera Austria, "Forum", No 65, page 70, Graz, Austria

 

 

Award
Staatsstipendium fuer Fotografie, Vienna, Austria

Lectures
ARS Electronica 2002, Electro lobby, September 11th, 2002, Linz, Austria
Embodied Fantasies International Conference 2011, School of Visual Arts, 2011, New York
Panel Discusion, Are we sawing off the branch we're sitting on? The Place of Nature in the Narrative Architecture of Modern Culture, Februar 2013, Austrian Cultural Institute NY, New York

Residencies
Cape Cod Modern House Trust, May 2012
Everglades National Park, Artist in Residency, December 2013

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