Aesthetics of ImpossibilityMar 30, 2018
Italian author Katja Centonze features in her publication »Murobushi Kō’s Aesthetics of Impossibility: Murobushi Kō on Hijikata Tatsumi« a selection of photos I took with the artist on previous tours.
Katja’s work is published by Libreria Editrice Cafoscarina Venezia, IT in March 2018.
Solidarity MattersFeb 10, 2018
I like to announce my participation in the charity auction Solidarity Matters with a fine art print taken from the series »A Sea of Being«. The event is conducted by Sotheby's auction house and takes place at the MUMOK Museum of Modern Art in Vienna, AT.
You are welcome to explore the contributed art work on February 21, 2018 at 4pm. The sale starts at 6pm.
One World FoundationJan 4, 2018
Back in 2009 I started an arts in education program in a joint effort with the One World Foundation, a free education school in Sri Lanka and the association Paint for Life in Vienna, AT.
I return to the school in winter 2018 and teach regular classes in photography. The program addresses life skills and provides means for creation and expression.
National Arts CenterOct 30, 2017
The National Arts Center in Ottawa, Canada features the Kipnes Lantern, a 60 foot tower of transparent LED screens. From 2018 onwards the tower showcases a kaleidoscope of notable productions and I contribute with photo work taken from »Vertical Road« by Akram Khan.
Opening January 1, 2018, Elgin Street 1, ON K1P 5W1 Ottawa, Canada
New Design UniversityOct 1, 2017
I am pleased to teach for another semester at the New Design University in St.Pölten, Austria.
»Sensing - Körperwahrnehmungen in räumlichen Strukturen« continues to focus on the human body in a spatial context, on how we use and are aware of our individual senses. We explore modes of perception and how experience turns into memory.
Red Carpet ShowroomSep 18, 2017
A selection of work taken from the photo series »Gras« in on display at Red Carpet Showroom, a public space situated at Karlsplatz, a major subway station in Vienna, Austria. »Gras« is the result of a collaboration with the choreographer and dancer Georg Blaschke.
Opening hours October 15 - 31, 2017, Karlsplatz subway passage, intersection of U1, U2 and U4, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Danube DialoguesAug 15, 2017
Photon Gallery presents »Gray Matters«, an installation project together with the artist Eva Petric at Danube Dialogues under the title »Aesthetics and the Intimate«.
Opening September 12, 2017 8.30pm (through September 13), Fine Art Gallery of the Rajko Mamuzić Gift Collection, Vase Stajića 1, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia
Hong Kong Arts CentreJul 25, 2017
The photo series »Closeness« is part of the group exhibition »Uncommon Places« and presented in Hong Kong by Young Austrian Photography, the Austrian Consulat and Goethe Institute.
Opening September 6, 2017 7pm (through September 30), Goethe-Gallery & Black Box Studio, 14/F, Hong Kong Arts Centre 2, Harbour Road, Wan Chai Hong Kong
GenronJul 3, 2017
The 5th issue of Japanese print magazine Genron, titled »Ghostly Body« is out and features photo work I took of Butoh dancer Ko Murobushi.
Genron 5 can be read as an independent inquiry into the theatrical theory or the theory of the body, reflecting on the digital media and the age of the media as the age of ghosts.
Photo Book FestivalMay 2, 2017
I like to announce my participation at Vienna Photo Book Festival together with a bunch of book-loving friends. Don't miss the opportunity to learn about our print editions. The photo book »A Sea of Being« will be on display as well.
Opening June 10, 2017 10am - 8pm, June 11, 2017 10am - 6pm, Ankerbrotfabrik Wien, Absberggasse 27, 1100 Vienna, Austria
Photon Gallery ViennaApr 30, 2017
The event »A Sea of Being« features a Butoh performance by Mirjam Morad and a presentation of our same-titled photo book at Photon Gallery Vienna. The following day Mirjam offers a Butoh workshop for those inspired by her work.
Opening May 23, 2017 7pm (through May 26), Photon Gallery, Zieglergasse 34, 1070 Vienna, Austria
New Design UniversityMar 13, 2017
I am pleased to teach again at the New Design University in St.Pölten, Austria.
My class «Sensing - Körperwahrnehmungen in räumlichen Strukturen« focuses on the human body in a spatial context, on how we use and are aware of our individual senses. We explore modes of perception and how experience turns into memory.
Art Habens Art ReviewMar 5, 2017
A selection of recent work and a personal interview is published in the upcoming 6th issue of Art Habens Art Review.
The main focus of the article is on the installation «Gras« with the choreographer Georg Blaschke and the photo book »A Sea of Being« with the Butoh dancer Mirjam Morad. There is also a preview of so far unpublished work, titled »Closeness«.
Tanz ZeitschriftDec 1, 2016
I am excited about the current edition of »Tanz Zeitschrift« with a feature on the photo book »A Sea of Being«, written by dance critic Helmut Ploebst.
It is my first photo book on Butoh, an avant-garde performance art in postwar Japan and the result of an artistic collaboration with the dancer Mirjam Morad and Büro AgS.
VizualizatorOct 19, 2016
The annual photo festival Vizualizator invited me with two recent works to Belgrade. The festival is organized in cultural centers and galleries across the city, the program includes guided tours and panel discussions.
Opening November 19, 2016 7pm (through November 25), Gallery City Municipality Vračar, Njegoševa 77, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
FugaSep 10, 2016
The installation »Gray Matters« together with the artist Eva Petric is on display at Fuga Center of Architecture and Contemporary Art in Budapest, Hungary. Our work is presented by Dejan Sluga, Photon Gallery.
Opening November 17, 2016 6pm (through December 10), Petőfi Sándor u. 5, 1052 Budapest, Hungary
New Design UniversityAug 30, 2016
This fall I teach for the first time at the New Design University in St.Pölten, Austria.
My class focuses on the human body in a spatial context and inquires how we situate ourselves into a landscape. I wish to bring across that everything we encounter is connected with us and our awareness of it, that sensitivity defines our place in this world.
Fluid TheatreJun 1, 2016
I am invited as a visual artist to the performance project »Fluid Theatre« by Georg Blaschke. Our work focuses on a somatic architecture of fluid skin, an imaginative refuge in a series of bodily, visual and acoustic actions.
Premiere July 23, 2016 7pm (through July 26), Impulstanz, Leopold Museum, Museumsquartier, 1070 Vienna, Austria
Art Gallery MariborDec 15, 2015
I like to announce my participation in the group exhibition »Zipped Worlds» in Maribor, Slovenia together with the artist Eva Petric. We present the installation »Gray Matters«.
Opening January 22, 2016 7pm (through March 5), UGM Art Gallery Maribor, Strossmayerjeva Ulica 6, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
RelaunchOct 10, 2015
un|still is online with a brand new look! I am very grateful to the graphic designer Phil Samhaber for making this site shine again.
Roland Stieger provided the beautiful font Alena and graphic designer Clemens Schedler precious ideas. Many thanks to everybody who was involved in the re-launch, for heart-felt support and patience along the way.
AFASep 10, 2015
The AFA Austrian Fashion Association in Vienna hosts me and the Butoh dancer Mirjam Morad for a performance night and the release of our photo book »A Sea of Being«. Print design by Agnes Steiner, Büro AgS, introductory remarks by Karl Regensburger, director of the Impulstanz festival Vienna and the artist Akemi Takeya.
Opening December 8, 2015, 7pm, Lindengasse 27/1, 1070 Vienna, Austria
Boris HristovAug 12, 2015
The exhibition and performance project »Verortungen« is invited to the cultural center Boris Hristov in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, the European Capital of Culture 2019. Verortungen is part of the annual program of Young Austrian Photography.
Opening September 11, 2015, 7.30pm (through September 30), Boris Hristov, Gladston 15, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Trieste ContemporaneaAug 9, 2015
The installation »Gray Matters« together with the artist Eva Petric is on display as part of the group exhibition »Zipped Worlds« at Museo Contemporanea in Trieste.
Opening September 5, 2015, 7pm (through early October), Via del Monte 2/1, 34122 Trieste, Italy
Ko MurobushiJul 21, 2015
Acclaimed butoh dancer, teacher and friend, Ko Murobushi passed away on June 18, 2015. Butoh dance has lost one of its most renowned artists. Impulstanz holds a memorial celebration at Odeon Theatre and I am honored to contribute to the evening with an installation work.
Opening August 6, 2015, 9pm (through August 11), Taborstrasse 10, 1020 Vienna, Austria
Liga der MenschenrechteJul 3, 2015
The Austrian print magazine »Liga der Menschenrechte« publishes a selection of photo work on proper living conditions in Austria as a fundamental human right. Text (in German) by Claudio Polzer.
The release is scheduled for July 2015.
Synthesis GalleryApr 15, 2015
The artist Malika Fankha and I show the exhibition and performance »Verortungen« at Synthesis Gallery in Sofia. Our work is included in the annual program of Young Austrian Photography, titled »Uncommon Places«.
Opening June 13, 2015, 6.30pm (through June 30), Vasil Levski Boulevard, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
Photon GalleryApr 9, 2015
Photon Gallery invites me and the artist Eva Petric to present our installation »Gray Matters«. Our work is part of the group exhibition »Zipped Worlds«.
Opening June 20, 2015, 11am (through July 25), Ankerbrotfabrik, Absberggasse 27/9/10, 1100 Vienna, Austria
Tanz IstApr 4, 2015
The photo installation »Gras« together with the choreographer Georg Blaschke is on display at the international dance and performance festival »Tanz Ist« in Dornbirn, Austria.
Opening June 11, 2015, 7pm (through June 20), Unterfeld 28, 6850 Dornbirn, Austria
Paris Photo L.A.Mar 15, 2015
I like to give notice of my participation in the VIP program of Paris Photo Los Angeles, as part of »Young Austrian Photography«. The exhibition takes place at the Fitzpatrick House, designed by R.M. Schindler.
Opening May 1, 2015, 7pm (through May 3), Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90046, United States
q202.atJan 28, 2015
q202.at organizes open studio walking tours in several districts of Vienna. I signed up for the first time. Please come and visit!
Opening April 24, 2015, 2pm-9pm (through April 26), Mollardgasse 28/3/II, 1060 Vienna, Austria
Nikon Spring ExpoJan 20, 2015
I am pleased to announce that Nikon Europe features my work, together with a short interview, as part of the Nikon Spring Expo Showcase. The magazine is available as a download in April 2015.
photo::viennaNov 6, 2014
photo::vienna showcases a selection of fine art prints from the series »Vom Vergessen« at the MAK Museum of Applied Arts in Vienna.
Opening November 27, 2014, 10am (through November 30), MAK Museum of Applied Arts, Stubenring 5, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Austrian Embassy Washington DCOct 23, 2014
Young Austrian Photography and photo::vienna present the series »Vom Vergessen« at the group exhibition »Sensitive Viewing Habits«.
Opening November 10, 2014, 7pm (through November 22), Embassy of Austria 3524 International Ct NW, Washington, DC 20008, United States
Hidden Potential #3Oct 3, 2014
The latest edition of »Hidden Potential« by aeon Consulting Group is out!
Odaada GallerySep 30, 2014
I am pleased to announce the photo installation »Gras« with the choreographer Georg Blaschke at Odaada Gallery.
Opening November 7, 2014, 7pm (through November 14), Kaiserstrasse 34, 1070 Vienna, Austria
Art Photo BudapestSep 24, 2014
Photon Gallery shows a selection of »Gras« and »Verortungen« at Art Photo Budapest / gallery booth P401!
Opening October 9, 2014, 11am (through October 12), Millenaris Park, Kis Rókus utca 16-20, 1024 Budapest, Hungary
Bildraum Gallery 01May 5, 2014
Bildraum Gallery 01 presents a new body of work with the performer Malika Fankha, titled »Verortungen«.
Opening July 16, 2014, 7pm (through September 13), Strauchgasse 2, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Dance Identity FestivalFeb 3, 2014
The installation »Gras« with the choreographer Georg Blaschke is on display at Dance Identity Festival 2014.
Opening May 9, 2014, 7pm (through May 11), Oho Gallery, Lisztgasse 12, 7400 Oberwart, Austria
The Syrian ConflictJan 26, 2014
I am curating an exhibition with Syrian photographers as part of an international conference on the Syrian conflict and the promotion of reconciliation.
Opening February 6, 2014, 1pm, Vienna Academy of Fine Arts, Lehárgasse 6-8, 1060 Vienna, Austria
Doc! Photo MagazineJan 12, 2014
A photo essay on Japanese dance featuring the Butoh artist Ko Murobushi is published in the February edition of Doc! Photo Magazine (Edition #20).