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Stefanie Moshammer was born in 1988. After graduating from Fashion School Vienna, she received a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design & Photography at University of Art and Design in Austria and she attended the BA in Advanced Visual Storytelling at the Danish School of Media and Journalism.

In 2015 Stefanie Moshammer published her first book “Vegas and She” (by Fotohof edition), followed by “Land of Black Milk” (by Skinnerboox, 2017), and “Not just her face honey” (by Spector Books, 2018). Stefanie has been selected as a Foam Talent in 2016. 2017 she has been nominated for the ING Unseen Talent Award and she won the C/O Berlin Talent Award. This resulted in a nomination for the Foam Paul Huf Award in 2018. Stefanie Moshammer’s work has been published in various print & online publications, including i-D, It’s Nice That, Zeit Magazin, M Le magazine du Monde, New York Magazine, VICE, Purple Fashion Magazine, DAZED & many more. Her work has been exhibited throughout galleries, festivals and fairs around the world, among others at: Foam Amsterdam, C/O Berlin, Photo London, Red Hook Labs, Unseen, WestLicht.

Stefanie Moshammer’s work springs from her direct experience of the world and explores the relationship of straightforward observation and the poetry of personal impressions.

“Powerful colour schemes, cut-off fragments, close-up details and explicitly articulated contrasts characterise the photographic work of Stefanie Moshammer – a signature that is close to the scenography of stage and theatrical light. In her series she links the genre of documentary photography with the concept of fiction. Stefanie Moshammer tells an authentic story of places and people and still creates film-like picture stories.”
– Margit Zuckriegl / Curator, Art Historian

“It is the work of a photographer beyond her years, an artist with the ability to capture our shared existence, the essential insecurities of comparing one’s life to another as we increasingly live in smaller and smaller spaces, with an eye as sharp and intense as any of her generation.”
– Tom Seymour / Arts Journalist – The Guardian, The British Journal of Photography, BBC Culture, Time Out

Awards

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Outstanding Artist Award from the Minister of Fine Arts Austria2018
Foam Paul Huf Award – nominee
Austrian State Stipend for Artistic Photography
C/O Berlin Talent of the Year
ING UNSEEN Talent Award – nominee2017
Florentine Riem Vis Grant / Foam Museum
Plat(t)form – Fotomuseum Winterthur
Foam Talent2016
Unseen Dummy Book Award / Land of Black Milk – shortlist
Author Book Award / Les Rencontres d’Arles, Vegas and She – shortlist2015

Publications (selected)

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Monopol Magazine – on “I Can Be Her”D2018
SZ-Magazin – Cover StoryD
BJP – Photo London Pavilion CommissionUK
Harper's – “Land of Black Milk”US
Interview Magazine – Emporio Armani SS18D
Zeit Magazin – “Tomorrow of Yesterday“D
Twin Magazine – Feature on my workUK
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Collector Daily – Review about the book “Land of Black Milk”US2017
The Guardian on “Land of Black Milk”UK
Fashion Story on i-DDE
DAZED – Interview on “Land of Black Milk”UK
NY Mag – Foam Talent ExhibitionUS
Vegas and She – Anthony Bourdain / Parts UnknownUS
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Rondo Magazin, Photography Special & InterviewAUT2016
Most Inspiring Photographs of 2016, Refinery29UK
Feature on ArcademiFR
Die Presse – on “Land of Black Milk” (German)AUT
Zeit Magazin – “I Can Be Her”, Special IssueD
Foam Magazine #45 Talent IssueNL
VICE US – “Land of Black Milk” as the Cover Story of Sept IssueUS
Zeit Magazin – “Land of Black Milk” as the Cover StoryD
Kurier on the article in Zeit Magazin (German)AUT
the gap – the 20 most interesting photographers of AustriaAUT
Refinery29 – in conv. w/ J. Cresswell about the female Las VegasUK
YET Magazine – Review about the book “Vegas and She”CH
Hunger Magazine – Max Grobe about Stefanie MoshammerUK
Parterre de Rois – showing “Vegas and She”IT
Grazia – showing “Vegas and She”FR
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Collector Daily – Review about the book “Vegas and She”US2015
It’s Nice That – Feature on “Vegas and She”UK
VICE US – How Strippers Are Fighting Exploitative Workplace EnvironmentsUS
Feature Shoot – on “Vegas and She”US
GUP Magazine – on “Vegas and She”NL
Purple Magazine – showing “Vegas and She”FR
Purple Magazine – Travel Diary about a trip to the Sahara DesertFR
The Wire – Photographs of Arnold DreyblattUK
Purple Magazine – Travel Diary about “Absent Presence”FR
Best Books 2015: Aaron SchumanUS
Die Presse – on “Vegas and She”AUT

Exhibitions

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(current) “Not just your face honey”, Solo Exhibition, C/ O BerlinD2018
“Therese”, WestLicht Photo Museum, Solo Exhibition, ViennaAUT
Photo London Somerset House, “Austria.The Art of Discovery”, LondonUK
“Tomorrow of Yesterday”, Foam Photography Museum, Solo Exhibition, AmsterdamNL
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“Egenis” Fundraising Exhibition for Flying High for Haiti, Smith Davidson Gallery, MiamiUS2017
“Vegas and She”, Fotodoks Festival, Lothringer13 Halle, MunichD
ING Unseen Talent Show, Unseen Photo Fair, AmsterdamNL
“A Room Of One’s Own”, Wetterling Gallery, StockholmSWE
“Land of Black Milk”, Gallery Mercatorplein × Foam, Public Space Exhibition, AmsterdamNL
“Land of Black Milk”, Foam Talent Exhibition, Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, LondonUK
“Land of Black Milk”, Photo London with Gallery OstLicht, Somerset House, LondonUK
“Therese”, ÖsterreichBilder, Salzburg Museum, SalzburgAUT
“Land of Black Milk”, Foam Talent Exhibition, Red Hook Labs, NYUS
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“Vegas and She” & ”Land of Black Milk”, Solo Exhibition, Gallery OstLicht, ViennaAUT2016
viennacontemporary 2016 Art Fair, Gallery OstLicht, Marx Halle, ViennaAUT
“Young Gods”, The Body Politic, Gallery of Photography, DublinIRL
“Land of Black Milk”, Foam Talent Exhibition, Gallery Mercatorplein / Unseen Photo Fair, AmsterdamNL
“I Can Be Her”, during Les Rencontres Photographiques de Montpellier, La Panacée Centre de Culture ContemporaineFR
Launch of limited Photo-Edition during photo:vienna, MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Art, ViennaAUT
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“I Can Be Her”, during International Photo-Festival of Rome, Museum of Contemporary Art, RomeIT2015
“Vegas and She”, together with Iris Andraschek, Gallery Fotohof, SalzburgAUT
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Artistic positions are showing the link between Food & Art, with Roy Lichtenstein, Valie Export, Edward Weston, Joseph Beuys, Hermann Nitsch a. o., Nordico Museum, LinzAUT2014
Lentos Kunstpreis, Selection of Artworks from Graduates of University of Arts and Design Linz, Lentos Museum, LinzAUT
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