Curriculum Vitae




EDUCATION

1990-1992 Grafische Bundes- Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt Vienna (2-year College for photography)
1996-2000 Techno Z – Polytechnic University Salzburg (4-year multimedia-art program, major in film)
1984-1985 senior year in Iowa, USA. Graduation from Maquoketa Community High School


FILMOGRAPHY

2013 EARTH´S GOLDEN PLAYGROUND / 106 min.
2011 POSTCARD FROM SOMOVA, ROMANIA / 20 min.
2010 ARAB ATTRACTION / 119 m.
2009 THE PASSION According to the Polish Community of Pruchnik / 30 m.
2006 VIEWS OF A RETIRED NIGHT PORTER / doc – 38 min.
2004 THIS AIN´T NO HEARTLAND / doc – 105 min.
2002 THE SILENCE OF GREEN / doc – 48 min.
2000 CA Creativity Price / promotion-video – 10 min.
1999 POROEROTUS / doc – 45 min.
1999 AIDS-Hilfe Salzburg / public awareness cinema advert – 1 min.
1998 CLEARANCE / short – 17 min.
1995 WIENZEILE / six cinema adverts for a literary magazine
1990s short and experimental films (Super-8)


PHOTO ALBUMS

2007 HEARTLANDS Fotohof, Salzburg (ISBN: 978-3-901756-90-0)
2003 JAKUTIA – SIBERIA Benteli Verlag, Bern (ISBN: 3-7165-1295-8)
1993 COWBOYS AND INDIANS Edition S, Vienna (ISBN: 3-7046-0358-9)


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013 Heartlands / Schloss Erlangen Erlangen (Germany)
2009 
Superpower Hinterlands / Galerie St. Alban Basel (Switzerland)
2008 Heartlands / Galerie Focale Nyon (Switzerland)
2007 Heartlands / Palladium Warsaw (Poland)
2004 Cowboys and Indians / Society for Arts Chicago (USA)
2003 Yakutia – Siberia / Galerie Focale Nyon (Switzerland)
2003 Yakutia – Siberia / Moviemento Linz (Austria)
2000 Compositions / Austrian Embassy Oslo (Norway)
2000 Compositions / Gjesteatelier Vadsø (Norway)
2000 Los Desastres de la Guerra / Galerie Alcatraz Salzburg (Austria)
1999 Cowboys and Indians / Old City Hall Maquoketa, Iowa (USA)
1997 Yakutia – Siberia / Galerie Siebenstern Vienna (Austria)
1995 Cowboys and Indians / Galerie Cafe Vienna (Austria)
1993 Cowboys and Indians / Amerikahaus Vienna (Austria)


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2002 Yakutia / Galerie FOTOHOF Salzburg (Austria)
2000 Interna / Galerie FOTOHOF Salzburg (Austria)
2000 Vor und hinter dem Ural / AAI Galerie Vienna (Austria)
1996 trans wien: station 1 / Yppenplatz Vienna (Austria)
1991 Open in Darkroom only / Academy of Fine Arts Bratislawa (SK)


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2011-12 Tutor for the film masterclass at HEAD (Haute école d´art et de design) Geneva
1996-99 
Photography and Visual Communication MultiMediaArt University in Salzburg, Austria
1997 Photography Summer Academy Zakynthos, Greece
1995 Photography Hellas Arts Club Hydra, Greece


WORKSHOPS

1991 Nude Photography (as Ernestine Ruben´s assistant) Prague
1989 script writing (Thomas Pluch) Vienna, Austria
1988 Nude Photography and Landscapes (E. Ruben, Illan Wolff) France
1987 Nude Photography (Ernestine Ruben) France
1987 script writing (Thomas Pluch) Salzburg, Austria
1986 Perception of the Human Form (Ernestine Ruben) Salzburg, Austria


ASSISTANCE

2000 Linda Troeller – photographer (USA) in Salzburg, Austria
1991 Ernestine Ruben – photographer (USA) in Princeton, New Jersey
1988 Walter Kindler – director of photography in Vienna, Austria


SCHOLARSHIPS

2012 KIAC (Klondike Institute of Arts and Culture) 4 months artist residency, Dawson City, Yukon
2006 Grenzgängerstipemdium (Bosch Stiftung) Poland
2000 3 months Norway (artist residency in Vadsø)
1999 5 months Finland (EU grant)
1995 3 months Siberia (grant from the City of Salzburg)
1993 3 months Siberia (grant from the Austrian Ministry of Cultural Affairs)


JURY MEMBER

2008 Visions du Réel – Nyon, Switzerland – International Competition
2007 Filmriss Festival, Salzburg Austria – Documentary Competition
2007 Warsaw International Film Festival – Documentary Competition
2007 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival – East of the West Section
2005 Chicago International Documentary Festival – Short Film Competition
2003 Visions du Réel – Nyon, Switzerland – Regards Neufs Section