Elfriede Mejchar: 1924 born in Vienna, 1961 Mastership examination at the Federal Education and Research Institute for Graphics, 1952 – 1984 photograph for the Austrian Federal Office for the Protection of Monuments, since 1984 Freelance photographer. For Elfriede Mejchar photographie was her job. During her work for the Federal Office she documented the austrian cultural heritage. And during these 32 years, while she was travelling all around Austria, she also managed to work on private projects and series about scarecrows and hotel rooms, wastelands and wrecked cars, industries and power plants, barns and much more.
She developed her own topics and themes, and she worked on them over decades, creating a deep and very interesting photographic work. During the last years Elfriede Mejchar won many awards and her work has been exhibited in various galleries, collections and museums.
For the exhibition „ROAD TRIP mit PÜPPI“ she chose to show photographies from two different series.
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