Laurent Ziegler (MA) was born in Vienna, Austria. He is a freelance photographer with a strong focus on people, performative and documentary work. Laurent studied Political Science at the University of Vienna and Copenhagen. In the 90s, he successfully completed educational programs in contemporary dance and film. Laurent seeks exchanges with dancers and media artists at the interface between performance and documentation. He collaborates with Akram Khan, Ko Murobushi, Georg Blaschke and Eva Petric, amongst others. His work is internationally represented in group and solo exhibitions. Besides, Laurent teaches photography as part of an arts in education program in Sri Lanka and is a member of Bildrecht and Kuenstlerhaus Vienna.
Village Voice New York, United States, Wired Magazine New York, United States, Bloomsbury Publishers London, UK, Sky Arts UK, Singapore Arts Festival, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces Mumbai, India, Austrian Cultural Forum London, UK, MUMOK Museum of Modern Art Vienna, Austria, Impulstanz Vienna, Austria, Wiener Festwochen, Austria, Players Berlin, Germany, Hilti Foundation Schaan, Liechtenstein, Doc! Photo Magazine Warsaw, Poland, Zoom Magazine Milan, Italy
Outstanding Artistic Award | Interkultureller Dialog, Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture, Sozialmarie Award Wien, px3 Prix de la Photographie Paris, Sotheby's Artlink Open Competition Wien