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Born in 1962 in Steyr, Austria, lives and works in Vienna, Austria. Late 1970s School of Arts Graz. Late 1980s stage design at Westfälisches Landestheater Castrop, Germany; 2004—06 professorship at University of applied Arts Vienna; 2007—2017 Curator of Kunstverein Weikendorf Austria; 2011 ISCP New York.
Art awards, a.o. 2001 Otto-Mauer Prize Vienna, 2008 Viktor-Fogarassy-Prize, 2012 Austrian State’s Prize for Applied Arts.
Many solo exhibitions, a.o. Galerie Peter Pakesch (1987, 1987); Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman (from 1998 in a yearly basis); Galerie Bernard Jordan Paris and Zurich (2008, 2014); 2012, Logik und Eigensinn, Kunsthaus Graz; 2016, Michael Kienzer. 24 von 274.668 Tagen, Klangraum Minoritenkirche, Kunsthalle Krems Austria, ; 2017 Kunsthaus Zug Switzerland, Gerhard Marcks Haus Bremen Germany; 

Important exhibition participations, a.o. 2019 Descrete Austrian Secrets curated by Margareta Sandhofer, The Galaxy Museum of Contemporary Art, Chongqing, China; 2016 The Body Extended: Sculpture and Prosthetics curated by Lisa Le Feuvre, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds; 2011, Glasstress 2011, 54th Biennale di Venezia, Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti, Venice; FÜNF RÄUME, austrian cultural forum, New York;

He continuously develops art projects in public space, a.o. since 2005 in front of MAK Vienna, at 2007 Fiac Paris, since 2009 Bruno Kreisky Park Vienna, 2009 in front of mumok Vienna, since 2017 Metro Station Troststraße Vienna.

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