New website coming soon!

There is a major update ahead! I have not posted any updates on commissions and my activities for almost 18 months and the silence will be over soon.

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New stuff soon!

Please be a little patient with me in the next time - I am intensely working on two new projects and I will try to master the next major steps in the coming weeks. 2016 will be the year of presentations: two new bodies of work, two new books and some exhibitions are on the way. I hope you are as much looking forward to it as I am.

2015-11-29 13:25:58




Anzenberger Masterclass

The second year of ANZENBERGER MASTERCLASS has started! It's a pleasure teaching there and I am looking forward to the nine months of creating projects together, welcoming international guests and exchanging our thoughts on photography.

Anzenberger Masterclass

2015-11-29 13:23:02



K2 - Kunsthalle Semriach

Probably my favorite exhibition ever! Artist Christian Eisenberger has decided 10 years ago that Semriach, the small village he is coming fron, needs a 'Kunsthalle' (museum of contemporary art). Due to the fact that there was not budget to construct a 'real' building, he made a mini version of it in the measures of a banana box. The mini museum is now installed on the main square of Semriach and the visitors have to go down on their knees to watch the exhibited art. My exhibition is entitled "чан/Staub" - it is a variation of the 'dust' - series, consisting of dust I have collected at the refugee home Semriach.

K2 - Kunsthalle Semriach

2015-11-29 12:54:40



Kreta Kollektiv x Vienna Design Week

I am really proud that the participants of last year's ANZENBERGER MASTERCLASS have built a collective, called KRETA KOLLEKTIV and now have their first activity at the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK, called 'Fotolabor Kreta'. They have opened a temporary studio in an empty shop and are doing portraits of the passers-by to create a portrait of the area. Really well done!

Kreta Kollektiv x Vienna Design Week

2015-11-29 12:47:09

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Not Bueno. Club.

'Inked for life' in NOT BUENO. CLUB.

Not Bueno. Club.

2015-11-29 12:43:18


Rokkos Adventures

The new issue of the beloved ROKKO'S ADVENTURES Magazine is out now, featuring a diverse range of strange topics. I have done some photos for the issue. If you manage to understand German, there's only one thing to do: order it!

Rokkos Adventures

2015-11-29 12:41:55


Sonja & Bernd

The first book from SONJA & BERND - THE FM4 COUPLE, entitled 'In Thailand' is out now. I had the pleasure to do the cover photo.

Sonja & Bernd

2015-11-29 12:38:36


The Gap

Austrian pop culture magazine THE GAP visited me at my studio for their 'workstation' series. Thanks to Jana Sabo for the photo!

The Gap

2015-11-29 12:36:37


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Lishui Photo Festival

'One Third' has been part of the group exhibition called 'Map of daily life', presented at LISHUI PHOTO FESTIVAL, China. Thanks to Sujong Song and Jung Min Lee!

Lishui Photo Festival

2015-11-29 12:33:50



Photolucida 'Critial Mass' Top 50

THE MOMENT OF TRUTH: a first glimpse into the new project which I have done over the past four years together with Clemens Marschall (Rokkos Adventures). We were focusing on Viennese wine bars, called "Branntweiner" or "Beisln" - small, shabby dens which have been a part of Vienna for decades and are currently disappearing forever. I have taken photos, Clemens has done interviews with the bosses and the staff and has created an oral history out of the recorded material. Tough images, I know, but charming, too (as I hope). No project before has ever touched me so much and I am really thankful for the wild, funny and sometimes melancholic days and nights. An honest 'thank you!' goes out to everyone in the bars who has supported our project - for their trust, there openness and the good times. The photo book to the series, entitled GOLDEN DAYS BEFORE THEY END, will be published at EDITION PATRICK FREY in Zürich coming spring - more than 250 pages filled with photos and texts. Why I am posting all this? The project just got chosed amongst the Top 50 at PHOTOLUCIDA's 'Critical Mass'.

Photolucida 'Critial Mass' Top 50

2015-11-29 12:31:51


SCHOCK Brandbook 2015/2016

This is the first glimpse of the new campaign and catalogue of german kitchen sink company SCHOCK, which I have created together with Catherine Schafferie. More to follow soon!


2015-11-29 12:29:30

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Delhi Photo Festival

Installation shots of the exhibition of my series "just the two of us" at the DELHI PHOTO FESTIVAL in Delhi, India. The exhibition will be opened on Thursday, I wish I could be there. Thanks to Regina Anzenberger for the photos!

Delhi Photo Festival

2015-11-29 12:28:04




Early Birds x Kunsthalle Wien

Last weekend, some of my photos have been shown at the EARLY BIRDS event at KUNSTHALLE WIEN. It has been an honour. Thanks to everyone who was involved and to the people who came to party.

Early Birds

2015-11-29 12:25:49

Landscape Stories

Landscape Stories

I am delighted to be included in the new issue of LANDSCAPE STORIES, entitled 'Crime'. My prison tattoo images are presented there, alongside with works of photographic masters like Joel Sternfeld, Christian Patterson, Erik Kessels, Richard Barnes etc. It's really worth a look - take your time and step into the different approaches in depicting crime.

Landscape Stories

2015-11-29 12:23:04


EIKON 5x5 Photo Tracks

A request/ invitation: since some days the crowdfunding campaign for the book project "5x5 photo tracks", initiated by the great Austrian photo magazine EIKON, is online. In my opinion, the whole project is a great idea worth to get backed by YOU!


2015-11-29 12:21:55


Carousel Magazine

CAROUSEL MAGAZINE from Canada, a magazine dedicated to literature and the arts, is featuring 'just the two of is' in it's upcoming issue. The cover of this issue shows how clever graphic design can interact with a photo - I'm lovin it!

Carousel Magazine

2015-11-29 12:20:19



Athens Photo Festival

If you browse through the list of books selected for Athens Photo Festival carefully, you will notice that a) there are too many photo books around, and b) 'Dust' is amongst them.

Athens Photo Festival

2015-11-29 12:18:49



Darwin Magazine

Nice article on Cosplay in photography in DARWIN MAGAZINE, including 'just the two of us':

Darwin Magazine

2015-11-29 12:16:40





'Dust' at El Imparcial Madrid

'Dust' photo book is now also available at the bookshop of EL IMPARCIAL, a beautiful multilevel restaurant/hotel/bar/shop in Madrid, Spain.

El Imparcial

2015-11-29 12:13:07



Nextland - Contemporary Landscape Architecture in Austria

A blast from the past - as some might know, I have studied Landscape Architecture in my life before photography. I was a great piece of news for me to be assigned to shoot (together with Johannes Hloch, who has the same fate) a photo essay on contemporary landscape architecture in Austria. This essay is now published in a book called 'NEXTLAND - Contemporary Landscape Architecture in Austria'. I will post images and more information on the book soon.

Nextland online platform

2015-05-10 12:07:59



Brotfabrik wien

Official opening! After two years of hosting more and more galleries, workspaces, ateliers, shops and educational spaces, it's time for the official opening of BROTFABRIK WIEN, a great area of culture in the former Ankerbrotfabrik at Vienna's 10th district. ANZENBERGER GALLERY is also located there. Come by at the opening party on May 12th and enjoy the international flair of the Brotfarbik.

Brotfabrik Wien

2015-05-10 11:49:40

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Paderborner Fototage

I am very much looking forward to the exhibition of 'Just the two of us' at PADERBORNER FOTOTAGE, a great festival in german city Paderborn. My exhibition will be on display at 'Märzhase- Galerie für junge Kunst', more updates to come!

The website of the festival

2015-05-10 11:42:15



ICON Magazine

I had the pleasure to take portraits of the design duo Chmara.Rosinke for the new issue of contemporary design & architecture magazine ICON from the UK for the spon on Poland issue.

ICON Magazine

2015-05-10 11:38:53


Wiener Zeitung

Austrian newspaper WIENER ZEITUNG inrterviewed me on my new book 'Dust'.

Wiener Zeitung

2015-05-10 11:35:40



GUP- guide to unique photography

Dutch magazine GUP - GUIDE TO UNIQUE PHOTOGRAPHY is getting dusty. Thanks for sharing!

Find the post here.

2015-05-10 11:34:12




I am happy to be featured in the new issue of the overwhemingly enthralling, chaotic, explosive, open-minded, overloaded online-magazine MAKE8ELIEVE which is bursting with creativity from all the genres - photography, painting, graphic design, madness.

Check out the new issue here:

2015-05-10 11:31:30

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Edition Patrick Frey

Happiness: I have just signed a book deal with swiss fine art publishers EDITION PATRICK FREY for my current project, which I did together with ROKKO'S ADVENTURES big boss Clemens Marschall. I am thrilled and can't wait to present the finished book.

Edition Patrick Frey

2015-03-23 09:29:02

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25 Books

DUST is now also available at Hannes Wanderer's 25 BOOKS in Berlin, Germany, one of the nicest photo book stores I have visited so far.

25 Books

2015-03-23 09:28:02

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Prix Pictet

I am really happy to be nominated for PRIX PICTET, the most important price for photography and sustainability.

Prix Pictet

2015-03-23 09:26:44

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Altes Geld

In case you might wonder what I have been busy with last year: I have been, together with Ingo Pertramer, working at the movie set of David Schalko's new series ALTES GELD, which will be premiering on march 27th. My mission was to shoot the set photos and film a behind-the-scenes- video. Definitely one of the most thrilling, tempting and pleasureful experiences ever. I will share more infos and photos soon.


2015-03-23 09:25:27

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MoMa - Museum of Modern Art, New York

Is happy to be included in an online exhibition and program of MOMA - MUSEUM OF MODERN ART in New York called DESIGN AND VIOLENCE. In my case, it is a focus on teardrop tattoos, what I find extra thrilling because the teardrop is one of the most meaningful ond controversial symbol in prison tattoos.

MoMa - Museum of Modern Art, New York

2015-03-23 09:12:41

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This makes me happy: very kind words by Peter Kümmel in DIE ZEIT about my images shown in the group exhibition TATTOO at the MKG/ MUSEUM FÜR KUNST UND GEWERBE HAMBURG. You can see some photos and texts from 'Just the two of us' there. I am sure the six tattooed men from my series whose photos are shown (unfortunately, all of them are already deceased) would be very proud to be part of a museum's exhibition. I am really happy that, after a long period of stigmatization, prison tattoos are finally seen as what they are: drastic signs of freedom engraved in the skin of a caged body.


2015-03-23 09:10:39

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NZZ - Neue Zürcher Zeitung

A feature on my series 'Dust' in NZZ - Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Neue Zürcher Zeitung

2015-03-23 09:08:39

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Just the two of us

'Just the two of us' solo exhibition at ANZENBERGER GALLERY, Vienna. My biggest exhibition so far, images from 4 series are on display in two rooms.

Anzenberger Gallery

2015-03-23 09:06:56

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Drap Art

'One Third' is the main exhibition at Drap Art 2014 - International Creative Recycling Festival of Catalonia, presented at CCCB - Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Dec.2014 .- Jan.2015.

Drap Art

2015-03-23 09:02:47


Austrian daily newspaper KURIER made a very kind article on the 'Just the two of us'- exhibition. Happy to get featured there!


2015-03-23 09:00:07

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Interview Magazin

Interview Magazine about my exhibition 'Just the two of us' at Anzenberger Gallery in Vienna, Austria.

Interview Magazin

2015-03-23 08:58:56


Museum für Kunst & Gewerbe Hamburg

This is a preview: on February 13th the huge exhibition TATTOO at the Museum für Kunst & Gewerbe Hamburg will open it's doory. I am extremely happy & proud that some of my prison tattoo images will be on display there - Hamburg has been the cradle of European tattooing since more than 100 years and it feels good to know that some of the prison images from Austria will return to the town where they have been much likely invented.

Museum für Kunst & Gewerbe Hamburg

2015-02-06 23:19:25


Colin Pantall's Blog

"It's a surprise that starts with the cover. It's a felt cover that looks like a big ball of felty flush mashed into flatness. You just want to stroke it to death. It's like a bunny rabbit in book form. A dusty bunny rabbit." COLIN PANTALL on "Dust" Sentence like these ones are exactly the cause why I like the Blog of Colin Pantall so much. I really appreciate his fine blade and his distinctive style of writing and I can't wait to meet him in person at the Vienna Photo Book Festival in June.

Check out the review of the book here (and don't forget to bookmark his blog!):

2015-02-06 23:15:24


Biorama Magazine

Austrian sustainable lifestyle magazine BIORAMa has launched a series of articles which focus on different aspects of mold and fungi - the health hazards, the usage in food production and the edible forms. They have illustrated the articles with images from 'One Third'. Which, in my opinion, fits well, since 'One Third' is really moldy.

Biorama Magazine

2015-02-06 23:13:58


Just the two of us

It's less than one week until the grand opening of JUST THE TWO OF US at ANZENBERGER GALLERY in Vienna. February 12th, 7pm - that's the date. If you happen to be in Vienna then, get your craziest costume out of your drawer and dress up - it's gonna be a huge costume party!

Just the two of us

2015-02-06 23:12:09


TPW Magazine

If you want to find out how I have been as a kid, why I discovered photography quie late, which books I currently have been looking at and so on, you should probably check out this interview on TPW PHOTOGRAPHY from India:

TPW Magazine

2015-02-06 23:09:26


Maclean's Magazine

Today, it's Canadas news magazine MACLEAN'S who does a feature on 'Dust'. You can find it here:

Maclean's Magazine

2015-02-06 23:08:16


The New York Times LENS Blog

Great news! 'Dust' is featured on New York Times LENS Blog! Yeah!!! Thanks to Kerri MacDonald!

The New York Times LENS Blog

2015-02-06 23:07:04



ART - Das Kunstmagazin

The print edition of ART - DAS KUNSTMAGAZIN features some 'Dust' images on a double spread called 'pictures of the month'. So nice to be included there. Thanks to Hannah Schuh.

ART - Das Kunstmagazin

2015-02-06 23:05:46


Unter die Haut

The exhibition "Unter die Haut - Stigmata & Tattoo" at VILLA AN DER SCHWABACH in Erlangen, Germany, where some images of 'Fürs Leben gezeichnet' are included, was opening yesterday. Until March 27th!

Unter die Haut

2015-02-06 23:04:41



I am happy to be part of the group exhibition "Potential in the ordinary" at Galerie ROCKELMANN-& in Berlin, curated by Leen Horsford. If you happen to be in Berlin until February 19th, drop by - it's worth it!


2015-02-06 23:03:49


American Suburb X

'Dust' photo book got a nice review on one of my favourite blogs, AMERICAN SUBURB X (which is well worth a look and deserves to become the daily read of everyone interested in photography), written by the one and only Brad Feuerhelm.

American Suburb X

2015-02-06 23:02:27



BEHOLD, the photo blog of SLATE Magazine, has published a feature on the 'Dust' project and book.

Find it here:

2015-02-06 23:00:11



Vogue Germany

The german edition of VOGUE is presenting my photo book 'Just the two of us' as shopping recommendation in the current issue. So, if you want to rely on VOGUE's recommendation, the book is available here:

Just the two of us book

2015-02-06 22:59:00


To all of you who followed me on this page throughout the past year: Have a great new year! May all your wishes come true in 2015! Currently, I am preparing loads of new stuff for the new year: one huge new project to be published, two others in the making, some exhibitions and so on. I will keep you posted here. THANK YOU for your continuous interest and support!

2015-02-06 22:57:31

DUST Book is finally out!

IT'S ONLINE! The first copies of DUST photo book have arrived and are finally online. Expect a huge book with a genuine felt cover and plenty of hi-res prints of dust bunnies.

More details and online shopping options here:

2015-02-06 22:55:51

Vangardist Magazine

'One Third' on VANGARDIST:

Vangardist Magazine

2015-02-06 22:41:54

Genom Austria

The website of the GENOM AUSTRIA project, a highly thrilling project initiated by CeMM Austria, is finally online. I filmed some staff members who are working on this project, and made the videoloops for the website.

Genom Austria

2015-02-06 22:36:32

10 Baustellen - Glow in the dark

This is one image of my mini series 'Glow in the dark' which I did for the invited exhibition project '10 Baustellen', which has been initiated by Austrian construction company WBV-GPA and curated by Vitus Weh. The exhibition, which will be on display until November 30th in a spectacular storage room at Werdertorgasse 9 in Vienna's first district, is really stunning.

You can see the whole mini series here:

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Schock Catalog 2015

I am pretty stunned what the SCHOCK graphic designers made of our collages for the new SCHOCK product catalog 2015.

You can finde the online version of the whole catalog here:

2014-11-16 13:05:00

Schock Making Of

In case you wonder how we made the photo collages for SCHOCK, here's the Making of (which is the first video I have ever made myself). Enjoy!

The video on Youtube

2014-11-16 13:01:55

Schock - Color your life

It is with great pleasure to present the first design of an image and advertising campaign I did together with Katharina Schaffer for the german company SCHOCK. Thanks to the open-mindedness of our client, SCHOCK, we had time to experiment and to create images which were fitting to the only two wishes of the client: getting images which are positively confusing, and which are not prominently showing their main product, the granite sinks (although plenty of them are hidden in the images). It has been a completely new territory for me and Katharina to create photo collages consisting of own photos and other footage. Compared to the kind of photography I normally do, everything has been different - the approach, the workflow, the outcome. But I can reveal one thing: I liked it a lot! I will post the other images once they have been put online on the SCHOCK website. Models: Ronni Appler, Tamara Pomper Idea, concept, photography and graphic design: Klaus Pichler & Katharina Schaffer


2014-11-16 13:00:25

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Museum Villa Rot

This is the exhibition folder of 'Alles Maskerade - Fasnacht, Karneval, Mummenschanz' at MUSEUM VILLA ROT in Burgrieden-Rot, Germany, an exhibition which focuses on costumes in contemporary art. I am really happy to be part of this exhibition, together with artists I really admire, like Phyllis Galembo, Axel Hoedt, Fergus Greer, Urban Camouflage or Jacqui Stockdale. The opening will take place on Sunday, november 16th, I will try to be there.

Villa Rot

2014-11-16 12:35:03

10 Baustellen

This is an invitation to a very special exhibition opening and book presentation: "10 Baustellen", a photo project initiated by housing and construction company WBV-GPA, curated by Vitus Weh. In this project, the 10 invited artists have been asked to use several construction sites of WBV-GPA building projects as locations for their photo concepts. The results are diverse and thrilling. The opening will be held as an EYES ON - MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY VIENNA event on November 13th, 7pm at a very spectacular location: the WBV-GPA storage room at Werdertorgasse 9 in Vienna's 1st district. Come by and see!

10 Baustellen

2014-11-16 12:31:53

Darwin Magazine

A very kind review of 'Just the two of us' appeared today on the recommendable DARWIN Magazine, one of the magazines I consider as higly relevant when it comes to contemporary art photography. It's a pleasure that my works are appearing there. Thanks to Harry Rose!

Darwin Magazine

2014-11-16 12:29:14


Haha, I like it: VIVA TV, one of the TV stations which were really important to me back in my countryside-youth days is featuring 'One Third'. Someone should have told me about that back then (although I definitely would not have understood the terms 'internet' and 'website')...


2014-11-16 12:23:50

FastCo Exist

'One Third' has been featured on FASTCO EXIST, one of the blogs I like.

FastCo Exist

2014-11-16 12:21:30

Sozialarbeit ohne Menschen

I am delighted to invite you to the opening of our group show SOZIALARBEIT OHNE MENSCHEN on Tuesday, October 28th on 7pm at GALERIE AM PARK, Liniengasse 2A/12A, Vienna. In this show, which is the inaugural show for our new photographers collective LUSTER, we (Reiner Riedler, Frank Robert, Horst Stein, Florian Rainer and myself) will deal with the absence of humans by focusing on their traces. Please come by and have a look (and some drinks) yourself.

Galerie am Park website experience

2014-11-16 12:16:32

Austrian Culture Forum Bratislava

"Just the two of us" will be on display in the AUSTRIAN CULTURE FORUM in Bratislava from November 7th to December 31st, 2014. The exhibition was curated by Michaela Bosakova from, the Central European House of Photography in Bratislava. It's a pleasure for me to exhibit in Bratislava - this cown has always been good to me.

Austrian Culture Forum Bratislava

2014-11-16 12:13:18

Fotogalerie Wien

Artist's Milk

The ARTIST'S MILK project by Isabel Czerwenka-Wenkstetten, which includes some photos I have done, is now on display in the exhibition 'Nervous System' at FOTOGALERIE WIEN.

Fotogalerie Wien

2014-11-16 12:06:49


Johann Sebastian Bass

The brandnew JOHANN SEBASTIAN BASS album 'Sugar Suite' is out now! I did the photos for the cover artwork, which has been brilliantly layouted by DIE KAZ (

Johann Sebastian Bass

2014-11-16 11:55:34

Mikka Blank

Proudly presenting the cover artwork for MIKKA BLANK's album 'Interzone Reactor', which has been released on blankTON recordings on September 14th. I really enjoyed working with old and found footage photographs and rearranging them to slightly absurd and eerie sceneries. The cover image is only one of around twenty images I have done for MIKKA BLANK.

You can see the full selection of artworks here.

2014-11-16 11:40:57



OSTBLUT is a short documentary movie by Sammy Metwalli about Kalle, a Tattoo Artist who started the first Tattoo Studio in East Berlin after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Some images of 'Fürs Leben gezeichnet' are part of the movie, too. Please take some time and watch it, it is definitely worth it.

Watch the video here.

2014-09-17 21:28:04


UNFRAMED - Kunst außerhalb des Rahmens

The second edition of UNFRAMED - KUNST AUSSERHALB DES RAHMENS will be closing on September 19th at the beautiful Galerie RAUM MIT LICHT in Vienna. This exhibition is curated by photo magazine EIKON.

More infos here.

2014-09-17 20:49:58


Бузлуджа (Buzludzha)

I have been to Bulgaria in August, and the most thrilling part of the journey has been a trip to BUZLUDZHA monument. This giant monument, originally built by the communist party in the 1980s, now stands abandoned since bulgarian communism came to an end in 1989. I managed to slip into the monument through a small hole, and I am still thankful for one of the most unforgettable experiences of my life. Simply breathtaking.

The images on

2014-09-17 20:43:20

SUJET 2 Final

Color your life

It is with great pleasure to present the first design of an image and advertising campaign I did together with Katharina Schaffer for the german company SCHOCK. Thanks to the open-mindedness of our client, SCHOCK, we had time to experiment and to create images which were fitting to the only two wishes of the client: getting images which are positively confusing, and which are not prominently showing their main product, the granite sinks (although plenty of them are hidden in the images). It has been a completely new territory for me and Katharina to create photo collages consisting of own photos and other footage. Compared to the kind of photography I normally do, everything has been different - the approach, the workflow, the outcome. But I can reveal one thing: I liked it a lot! I will post the other images once they have been put online on the SCHOCK website. Model: Ronni Wood Idea, concept, photography and graphic design: Klaus Pichler & Katharina Schaffer


2014-09-16 15:28:10


Paper Journal

Thanks to Katie Stretton for the great review of 'Skeletons in the Closet' in the great PAPER JOURNAL. I am not sure how many copies of the book are left, but definitely less than hundred, so it is slowly but steadily approaching the 'sold out' status. You can still get your copy at my website (link below the review).

Paper Journal

2014-09-16 15:25:52


"Just the two of us" goes Berlin!

"Just the two of us" goes Berlin! This is the first announcement of the upcoming Berlin solo show at Gallery ROCKELMANN&. The opening will take place on October 9th and I am really looking forward to it. Berlin people, please save the date! Thanks!


2014-09-16 15:12:19


'One Third' at Tempo Color Festival

I am happy about being part of the exhibition 'Manger un mur' at Tempo Color Festival in Liege, Belgium. The exhibition is about food and consumption, the photos will be shown as huge posters. It is a pleasure for me to know my pictures amongst works of people which are really impressing me, like (a.o.) Henk Wildschut, Freya Najade, Mishka Henner or Corey Arnold. I will be showing images of 'One Third'.

Manger un mur

2014-09-16 15:10:32


DUST will be a book soon!

It is with great pleasure to announce that my new photo book, DUST, will be released in late 2014 via ANZENBERGER EDITION. I know that the project is a bit older, but I have always thought (and still do) that the project simply works best as a book, and this piece of news is a little dream coming true. I am really looking forward to continue the design process of the book and to select the finest and best suiting materials for it. I will keep you posted!

DUST on my website

2014-09-16 15:05:09


Mikka Blank

Proudly presenting the cover artwork for MIKKA BLANK's upcoming album 'Interzone Reactor', which will be released on blankTON recordings on September 14th. I really enjoyed working with old and found footage photographs and rearranging them to slightly absurd and eerie sceneries. The cover image is only one of around twenty images I have done for MIKKA BLANK, the full series will be revealed soon.

blankTon Recordings

2014-09-16 15:03:04



'One Third' has been featured on French newspaper LIBERATION


2014-09-16 15:01:05



'Just the two of us' on OLDSKULL.NET


2014-09-16 14:58:16


Kleine Zeitung Sommergespräch

For all of us, there are certain newspapers which we are hooked on and feel a strong connection to. In my case, it is the KLEINE ZEITUNG, the daily quality newspaper for Styria. I loved it when I was a kid and went to school in Styria, and I still love it some years (decades) after. And therefore, I really feel honored to get interviewed from Bettina Oberrainer of the KLEINE ZEITUNG for an interview series called 'Sommergespräche'.

Kleine Zeitung Sommergespräch

2014-09-16 14:19:15



I am very, very happy about a feature of "One Third" on PROOF, the online magazine of NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC. It's like a dream coming true to be featured in a magazine which has brought me into getting a photographer. Wow!

National Geographic

2014-09-16 14:11:51


thisispaper Magazine

THISISPAPER. Thesearemyimages. Theseareaustrianallotmentgardens. Thisseriesiscalled'MiddleClassUtopia'.

thisispaper Magazine

2014-09-16 14:08:37



Great News: 'One Third' will be shown at the EESC - THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL FORUM in Brussels. The exhibition will be open to the public from 8 to 17 July 2014.

The exhibition on the EESC website

2014-09-16 14:05:34


Kunsthalle Graz

It is a great pleasure to be invited for the inaugural exhibition at the fantastic new venue KUNSTHALLE GRAZ in Graz, Austria. I will show 'Just the two of us', the opening will happen on June 12th, and I am extremely looking forward!

Kunsthalle Graz

2014-09-16 14:00:06


Elektro Guzzi - Acid Camouflage

Out now! Have a look at the incredibly great video of ELEKTRO GUZZI's track 'Acid Camouflage', directed by Karin Hammer and Clemens Hufnagl. I have done some of the video stills which are put in for split-seconds, and I have really enjoyed the intringuing atmosphere of the video location.

Watch the video here.

2014-09-16 13:53:33


Der helle Wahnsinn

An article in NZZ- NEUE ZÜRCHER ZEITUNG, about the exhibition 'Der helle Wahnsinn' at VÖGELE KULTURZENTRUM in Pfäffikon, Switzerland, where some of my pictures from 'Just the two of us' are shown.

Neue Zürcher Zeitung

2014-09-16 13:47:03

Lost at E Minor

Feature on 'Just the two of us' on the nice and beloved blog LOST AT E MINOR.

Lost at E Minor

2014-09-16 13:43:07


Wildwuchs in den Straßen und an den Körpern

Some images of 'Fürs Leben gezeichnet' will be part of the exhibition 'Wildwuchs in den Straßen und an den Körpern' at KUNSTHAUS MUERZ in Mürzzuschlag, Austria. This exhibition, curated by Vitus Weh, focuses on subversive strategies to modify our bodies and our streets. Plenty of great artists will show their works here, including (a.o.) BUSK, Christine und Irene Hohenbüchler, Leopold Kessler, Permanent Unit and Lois Weinberger.

Kunsthaus Muerz

2014-09-16 13:17:08

Elektro Guzzi - Observatory

I did the artwork for the new and upcoming album of Austria's live techno sensation ELEKTRO GUZZI, which will be released on MACRO Records soo.

Elektro Guzzi

2014-09-16 13:08:44

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WIG 64 - die grüne Nachkriegsmoderne

Over a period of 9 months I have done a portrait of the "Donaupark" - one of Vienna's largest 20th century parks - for the WIENMUSEUM, the Historic Museum of the city of Vienna. The results are on display at the WIENMUSEUM until August 31st, 2014 at the exhibition "WIG64 - die grüne Nachkriegsmoderne".


2014-04-10 08:11:18

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FOTOJATKA is a photo festival from the Czech Republic with a quite refreshing presentation concept: instead of showing the images in exhibitions, thev festival is taking place in cinemas in Prague, Brno and Ceske Budejovice where the photo series will be presented as movies. Animated slideshows with music are not only bringing the images to live, they also create a new and multilayered perception of the images. I had the honor to be present at the festival with movies of 'One Third' and 'Dust'.


2014-03-09 22:05:02

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'One Third' press clipping

It seems that the 'One Third' exhibition in Hongkong has quite an impact - the press clipping is really impressive. I am really happy about that and still feel honored about the effort that has been taken to create the great display for the exhibition. A screenshot from the website of 99YS Magazine stands representative for all the other articles.


2014-03-09 21:58:44


The House News

【on.cc東網專訊】 水果、肉類、飲品等都是我們賴以生存的重要食物,但食物的浪費卻是我們現今社會經常面對的問題。而K11於3月1日開始,就邀請到奧地利攝影師皮契樂(Klaus Pichler)開辦《三分之一食藝攝影展》。Klaus Pichler受聯合國委託,以「三分之一」為主題,拍攝腐爛的水果、肉類、飲品及加工食物,製作成富於美感的靜物圖片,以作品去探討個人在食物浪費層面與全球食物生產的聯繫。而此攝影展自2012年起在全球巡迴展出,而香港將是此展覽於亞洲區的首個展出站。

The House News

2014-03-09 21:52:24

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"One Third" in Hongkong

"One Third" in Hongkong! This is BY FAR the most creative exhibition setup have I ever had at any of my exhibitions. I have never seen giant 3D-versions of my photographed objects, neither has any exhibition been combined with an organic juice bar. Great!!! GO.ASIA has organized an even called "reFOODlution", consisting of the LOHAS experience, the installation of "One Third" and the organic juice bar. The goal is to both to highlight the importance of healthy eating and living and to stop food waste. Venue: Atrium, K11 Art Mall, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong Thanks x 1000 to Beatrice Chankawai and her team!!!


2014-03-02 19:18:33

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Krone bunt

Four pages on 'just the two of us' in the sunday magazine ('Krone bunt') of Austria's biggest newspaper, KRONEN ZEITUNG. And a nicely written text, too. Thanks to Therese Aigner!

Neue Kronen Zeitung

2014-03-02 18:27:11

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Visual Q&A on COOPH

The brandnew Austrian online magazine COOPH- The cooperative of photography- invited me to do a 'Visual Q&A'. They had sent me some questions, I had to answer them with images. I decided to create a mini series and to torture the plants of my flat. It's been great fun to creat something spontaneous and work intuitively. I hope the plants had fun, too.

COOPH - the cooperative of photography

2014-02-28 23:55:13

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The german blog MAGAZIN FÜR RESTKULTUR has posted a feature on my 'One Third' series. The magazine concentrates on every kind of re-/upcycling, refurbishing, re-using etc. I think in times like these that's a highly subversive approach, I like it a lot!

Magazin für Restkultur

2014-02-28 23:49:49

02.25.14 bratislava

Artist Talk in Bratislava

Just in case you will be near Bratislava this Thursday, Feb. 27th: I will give a guided tour through the exhibition of 'One Third' at CENTRAL EUROPEAN HOUSE OF PHOTOGRAPHY and will hold an artist talk after that. The tour will start at 5.30 pm at the second floor. CENTRAL EUROPEAN HOUSE OF PHOTOGRAHY, Prepoštská 4 (in the city center), Bratislava

House of Photography

2014-02-25 17:51:34

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"ANTI-UTOPIAS is a curated contemporary art project exploring new territories in the field of curatorial practices. The project is built around a comprehensive thematic and critical international contemporary art platform founded in 2011 by Sabin Bors, and functions as an ongoing laboratory for experimental approaches to contemporary art." I am happy that 'Middle Class Utopia' and 'One Third' are now part of this platform. Thanks to Sabin Bors!


2014-02-15 17:16:55