Opening: 6.12.2019, 6 pm

Jochen Lempert
Fotos an Büchern (Photos around Books)

Jochen Lempert (b. 1958) has a degree in biology and has been working since the early 1990s on a project, in which the perception of flora and fauna in systems of representation within the context of scientific research encounters the individual observation of the animal and plant world within an environment designed by humans. Through […]

Camera Austria Award

Award ceremony on 6. December 2019

Lebohang Kganye

The Camera Austria Award for Contemporary Photography by the City of Graz, which is awarded biennially, will be bestowed on Lebohang Kganye (born 1990 in Katlehong, ZA) in 2019. The jury founded their decision to honour Lebohang Kganye with this award on the following statement: “Lebohang Kganye’s animated photography offers an inventive look into her […]


CURRENT: 14.9.–17.11.2019

Peggy Buth
Vom Nutzen der Angst – The Politics of Selection

The very title of the current project by Peggy Buth, “Vom Nutzen der Angst – The Politics of Selection” (2014–19), of which an updated segment is being shown at Camera Austria, makes it clear that the artist is one of the most politically defiant of her generation in Germany. How are urban planning, economy, racism, […]


12.11.2019, 6pm

Cornelia Kogoj and Christian Kravagna: The Museum as Defense Mechanism

Why are museums founded, and for whom? African-American museums in the American South are often the product of, and protagonists in, struggles for survival on the part of Black communities. These self-organized museums arise from resistance against racist urban or traffic planning and are positioned against the processes of gentrification playing out in Black neighborhoods. […]


28. + 29.2.2020

Oliver Ressler: Barricading the Ice Sheets

Today, the climate movement is stronger than ever. Polite protest is a thing of the distant past. Activists all over the world use mass civil disobedience tactics to disrupt climate-wrecking activities. This conference brings together a group of internationally respected climate movement protagonists working between art and activism. The artist-activists will discuss the movements’ methods, […]


7. – 10.11.2019

Paris Photo 2019

In the scope of the 23nd edition of Paris Photo, more than 200 international galleries and publishing houses will present selected artists and publications in the historic Grand Palais from November 7–10, 2019—offering collectors and enthusiasts the most diverse and qualitative presentation of photography-driven projects today. The fair is supplemented with a comprehensive accompanying program […]


published on 11.9.2019

147 | 2019

The positioning of the self in relation to its surroundings is the theme dealt with by the artists presented in Camera Austria International No. 147. They reflect on these relations from different angles: sometimes highly impartially and from an everyday standpoint, and other times from a predominately conceptual perspective. By localizing one’s own self within […]


10.10.2019, 19:00

Magazine Release Party
Camera Austria International Nr. 147

Come around and celebrate the release of our autumn issue, Camera Austria International no. 147, with us! The artists presented in this issue deal with the positioning of the self in relation to its surroundings. They reflect on these relations from different angles: sometimes highly impartially and from an everyday standpoint, and other times from […]


4. – 6.10.2019

Vienna Art Book Fair #1

Vienna Art Book Fair, happening for the first time this year, is an international festival for the promotion and dissemination of artists’ publications and editions and will assemble 150 publishers from 18 different countries. For three days, the Vienna Art Book Fair #1 will offer an extensive accompanying program that includes exhibitions, book presentations, artists’ […]


3. – 6.10.2019

Frieze London 2019

Frieze London 2019 will bring together more than 160 galleries from
 35 countries, representing the fair’s most international edition since its launch. This year’s fair introduces new curators and sections showcasing performance, emerging artists and the contemporary significance of complex art genealogies and colonial legacies. Opening 3 to 6 October 2019, Frieze London coincides with […]



Mladen Bizumic / Sophie Thun
Interiors of Photography

This exhibition brings together two artists living in Vienna who, though in different ways and from different perspectives, are nevertheless very comprehensively addressing central aspects of the photographic. In recent years, Mladen Bizumic has been intensely studying the details of Kodak’s company history, for which the first digital camera was developed as well. The company […]


published on 12.6.2019

146 | 2019

The close relationship shared by photography and literature is the focus of the summer issue of Camera Austria International. Some contributions gathered here take a literary approach, others a photographic one, yet all explore what is playing out at the interface between the two mediums and the ensuing narratives. Documentary photos unfold as adventurous narratives […]


published on 3.6.2019

Martin Behr, Martin Osterider: Triester 14

Since 2003 the artists Martin Behr and Martin Osterider, both born 1964 in Graz, have been embarking on photographic forays—independently of one another and on a regular basis—through the Gries neighborhood in the eponymous district of Graz where they both grew up. They always take paths familiar to them from their childhood. The project “Triester” […]


11.5. – 16.6.2019

LISTE – Art Fair Basel 2019

LISTE – Art Fair Basel is the international leading fair for new discoveries in contemporary art. Every year since 1996, a younger generation of galleries exhibits artists who are outstanding representatives of the latest developments and tendencies in contemporary art. For gallerists, participating at LISTE is an opportunity to network globally and present their programme […]


published on 13.3.2019

145 | 2019

The contributions to the March issue of Camera Austria International probe the terrain between photography and cinematography; the themes of the artists introduced here range from the effects of historical photography and its usurpation for the causes of political ideology through the violent permeation of landscape and on to the initiation of a fictive dialogue […]



Maria Hahnenkamp

Maria Hahnenkamp counts among the generation of artists whose work is already fundamentally shaped by feminist discourse. Her exploration of photography and of photographic image politics is thus also an examination of female image typologies. Instead of thematizing counter-images here, she is concerned with a manner of exposing the structural violence of the photographic images […]


4.6.2019, 6 pm

Artist’s talk Lydia Reinprecht

In the frame of our ongoing cooperation, the Kulturvermittlung Steiermark will be our guest for an artist’s talk with Lydia Reinprecht in the scope of her current exhibition “Eis” (Ice), which is on view at the photo gallery in Graz City Hall from May 14 until June 14, 2019.