Laurent Ziegler

Laurent Ziegler (MA) was born in Vienna, Austria. He is a freelance photographer with a strong focus on people, performative and documentary work. Laurent studied Political Science at the University of Vienna and Copenhagen. In the 90s, he successfully completed educational programs in contemporary dance and film. Laurent seeks exchanges with dancers and media artists at the interface between performance and documentation. He collaborates with Akram Khan, Ko Murobushi, Georg Blaschke and Eva Petric, amongst others, his work is internationally represented in group and solo exhibitions. Besides, Laurent teaches photography as part of an arts in education program in Sri Lanka.

Exhibitions (Selection):

2014: Odaada Gallery Vienna, Austria (“Gras”, installation with Georg Blaschke)
Bildraum Gallery 01 Vienna, Austria (“Verortungen”, installation with Malika Fankha)
Dance Identity Festival Burgenland, Austria (“Gras”, installation with Georg Blaschke)
2013: Impulstanz Festival Vienna, Austria (“Gras”, installation with Georg Blaschke)
2012: Eyes On | Monat der Photographie Vienna, Austria (“Coming of Age”, group exhibition with Agnes Prammer, Jelena Kopanja and Phil Samhaber)
Kunst in der Kartause Krems, Austria (“Reframe #1”, installation)
2011: Tanec Praha Festival, Czech Republic (“Vertical Road”, solo exhibition)
2010: Salon XV Vienna, Austria (“Chromolab”, installation with Victoria Coeln)
Danube University Krems, Austria (Campus Culture 10th Anniversary, group exhibition)
2008: Wave Photo Gallery Brescia, Italy (“Eyes on Japan”, solo exhibition)2007 Knew Gallery Washington DC, United States (“Photo-Rama”, group exhibition)
2007: BankArt Theatre Yokohama, Japan (“Three”, mixed media performance with Sengiku Bando)
2006: Austrian Cultural Forum Washington DC, United States (“un|still”, solo exhibition)

Publications (Selection):

Village Voice New York, Wired Magazine New York, Bloomsbury Publishers London, Sky Arts UK, Singapore Arts Festival, Taj Hotel and Resorts Mumbai, Hilti Foundation Schaan, Doc! Photo Magazine Warsaw, Austrian Cultural Forum London, Impulstanz Vienna, Players Berlin, MUMOK Museum of Modern Art Vienna, Zoom Magazine Italy.