vita – Otto Hainzl

 
he lives in linz, austria, works throughout europe
explorer of societal matters
field of exploration is our society and it’s constitution
region of exploration is mainly europe
approach is observational
photography as main medium

1996
master of physics, TU vienna
working visits in england, germany
2004
realizes personal meaning of Photography
2004
Earns first price at foto award from austrian live-ministry
.
turns exclusively to the field of Photography
2004
photo college Weinberg
2005
realises personal meaning of photography
develops his personal work
becomes explorer of societal matters
field of exploration is our european society
approach is observational and through portrait
uses photography as main medium, as well as video, text and data
2007
graduated from photo college with distinction
2016
acceptance at the artist association MAERZ, Linz; an established artist collective
 
register of work (excerpt)

2017
publication of the video ›Europastrasse‹ at Crossing Europe Filmfestival
2017
participation at book project ›Hochbetagt‹
2016
start of project ›Europastrasse‹, part appear initially as blog
2016
publication of portfolio ›corviale‹ Edition Fotohof, Fotohof Salzburg
2015
›corviale‹ published as book at Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg (DE)
2013-15
›corviale‹
2013
›Defense de Cracher – or what it means to be grown up‹
2012 og.
›Hotels I know‹
2012
›Sarajevo, beyond Maršala Tita‹
2011
›Castle Hagen, Old View‹ (Alte Ansicht)
2009 og.
›Appearance‹
2009
›Customer Pictures‹ (granted by Kunst am Bau)
2006 og.
›WIR – Dramaturgy of Social Life‹
2005
›Portrait‹
2005
›Fields‹
2005
›Über Sehen‹
 
permanent installations/purchases/grants

2019
Acquisition of ›Prost, Mahlzeit!‹ through Nordico City Museum, Linz
2018
Acquisition of works from ›Europastrasse‹ through the Austrian
Republic
2018
Grant & Artist in Residence at Quartier of Österreichisches
Kulturforum at Teheran
2018
Grant & Artist in Residence at Künstlerhaus of Mecklenburg at Plüschow (DE)
2019
Acquisition of ›WIR‹ through Die Kunstsammlung OÖ,
Kulturquartier, Linz
2016
One Day Artist in Residence at Kommune Vardø (last point on E75)
2016
One Day Artist in Residence at the Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
2015
permanent installation ›Schloss Hagen Alte Ansicht‹
Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität for Music, Drama & Dance
2015
Acquisition of ›Quergasse‹ Triptych through OÖ Landesgalerie Linz (government owned collection)
2014
›corviale‹ project, winner of portfolio review “eyes-on” Month of Photography, Vienna (corviale project)
2014
›Defense de Cracher – or what it means to be grown up‹
shortlisted at EMERGENTES DST Prize, Braga, Portugal
2013
Acquisition of ›Durchblicke Linz‹ through Nordico City Museum Linz
2010
›Kundenbilder‹ conceptual work, installation, Kunst am Bau,
Energie AG Linz
2010
›Kirchenbilder‹ installation, chapel of St. Martin/Traun
2005
1. Price, contest of Austrian Ministry of Environment – wood as
climate factor
 
exhibitions (selection)

2019
›Hotels I know‹ Galerie Forum Wels (A), with Renate Billensteiner ›Sub Rosa‹
2019
›Europastrasse‹ Belgrad Photo Month (SRB), solo
2019
›Prost, Mahlzeit!‹ Nordico City Museum, Linz (A)
2019
›Hinsenkamp Labor‹ Salzamt, Linz (A)
2018
›corviale‹ “Big Heritage – Welche Denkmale welcher Moderne” Liebfrauenkirche Duisburg (DE)
2018
closing exhibition at Künstlerhaus Schloss Plüschow (DE) with Jonas Höschl
2017
›Europastrasse‹ video installation at Crossing Europe Filmfestival, Linz (A)
2017
›corviale‹ projection & specific sound, Boutographies rencontres photographiques de Montpellier (F)
2016
›Hotels I Know‹ with Künstlervereinigung MAERZ, Linz (A) www.maerz.at
2016
›corviale‹ Galerie Soiz, Passau (DE), solo www.soiz.de
2016
›corviale‹ presentation of Collectors Edition Fotohof, Fotohof
Salzburg (A)
2016
›Europastrasse‹ One Day Residency at Kommune Vardø, (N), solo
2016
›Europastrasse‹ One Day Residency at Finnish Museum of
Photography, Helsinki (F), solo
2016
›corviale‹ “Big Heritage – Welche Denkmale welcher Moderne” University of Weimar and TU Dortmund, Halle – Neustadt (DE)
2016
›corviale‹ “Big Heritage – Welche Denkmale welcher Moderne” University of Weimar and TU Dortmund, Marl (DE)
2016
›corviale‹ peer to space – our sites surrounded, online exhibition (DE)
2016
›WIR (WE) und andere Arbeiten‹ – Retrospective of the last 10 years – “Kunst im Schloss”, Puchenau (A), solo
2015
›corviale‹ photo::Vienna, MAK Wien (A), solo
2015
›corviale‹ “The City and Me”, Salzamt Linz in cooperation with the University of Art and Design Linz (A)
2015
›corviale‹ KUNST HAUS WIEN (A), solo
2015
›corviale‹ OÖ Landesgalerie, Linz (A), solo
2015
›corviale‹ austrian documentary postions, Fotohof Salzburg (A)
2013
›100 Prozent Linz‹ Nordico City Museum, Linz (A)
2012
›The 50 Euro Shop‹ concept work, Kunstinitiative periscope
Salzburg (A)
2012
Galerie foto-forum, Bolzano, (I)
2012
›Verbindungen‹ Kulturrathaus Dresden (DE)
2010
›WIR (We) – Dramaturgy of Social Life‹
Month of Photography, Wien (A), solo
2010
›WIR (We) – Dramaturgy of Social Life‹ Galerie Foto-forum, Bolzano (I), solo
2010
›Tabakfabrik Linz – Art & Architecture‹ Nordico City Museum, Linz (A)
2010
›Kirchenbilder‹ permanent installation, Chapel St.Martin/Traun (A), solo
2009
›Kundenbilder‹ (customerpictures) conceptual Work; permanent installation, Energie AG Art Collection, Linz (A), solo
2008
›WIR (We) – Dramaturgy of Social Life‹ Galerie Halle, Linz (A), solo
2008
›Begegnung‹ (encounter) IRZ St. Isidor, Leonding (A), solo
2008
›Used‹ concept work, Photogalerie Weinberg (A)
2006
›Menschenbilder‹ (peoplepictures) Minoriten Wels (A), solo
2005
›Bewegung, Felder‹ (fields); paa, Linz (A), solo
 
press coverage

2017
Falter, weekly newspaper, report of the publication ›Hochbetagt‹
2016
Bühne frei – magazine of Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität for
music, drama & dance, Linz
2015
arte channel, the ›corviale‹ project
2015
Photonews #7/8-2015, book review ›corviale‹
2015
Deutsche Welle, German state tv, the ›corviale‹ project
2015
ARD Germany, about the ›corviale‹ project
2015
ORF, Austrian broadcast, “Leporello”, ›corviale‹ project
2015
“EIKON – International Magazine for Photography and Media Art” #90, Main Portfolio, ›corviale‹ project
2015
Parnass, Austrias most important art magazine, #1/2015, ›corviale‹