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 Universities of Vienna and Copenhagen. In the 90s, he successfully completed educational programs in contemporary dance (Vienna) and film (Ebeltoft, Denmark). Laurent seeks exchanges with dancers and media artists at the interface between performance and documentation and 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 at a private school in Sri Lanka.
Sozialmarie Award Wien, Irida Award Wien, Outstanding Artistic Award | Interkultureller Dialog, Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture, px3 Prix de la Photographie Paris, Sotheby's Artlink Open Competition Wien
Village Voice New York, Wired Magazine New York, Bloomsbury Publishers London, Sky Arts UK, Singapore Arts Festival, Austrian Cultural Forum London, MUMOK Museum of Modern Art Vienna, Impulstanz Vienna, Wiener Festwochen, Players Berlin, Hilti Foundation Schaan, Doc! Photo Magazine Warsaw, Zoom Magazine Italy