Eva-Maria Raab

* 12th of November 1983 in Hollabrunn (Austria)
lives and works in Vienna and Lower Austria

Artistic education
2010
DNSAP (=Master of Fine Arts) at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris

2007
Magister Artium (=Master of Arts) at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien (Academy of Fine Arts Vienna)

awards & grants (selection)
2018 Neptun Wasserpreis - Wasser Kreativ, special category
2014 Culture Award of Lower Austria 2014 (recognition award) in the category Media art (artistic photography).
2013 project grant: bmukk, Austrian Embassy Canberra, Kultur Niederösterreich
2010 project grant, Lower Austria
2008 Emanuel und Sophie Fohn-Stiftung grant for artistic projects abroad

Artist residencies
2017 Artist in Residence, Veneto, Italy (LinzEXPOrt)
2015 Artist in Residence, Örnsköldsvik, Schweden (AIR Krems & ÖKKV)
2013 Artist in Residence in Melbourne, Australia (RMIT University)
2012 Artist in Residence Melbourne, Australia (RMIT University & AIR Krems)
2011 La Générale en Manufacture, Sèvres/Paris, France

Solo shows (selection)
2018
curved light, Insel Retz, Retz, Austria

2017
Le temps d'une vague, Kunstfabrik Groß-Siegharts, Austria

2015
Catch me if you can, Galleri Lokomotiv, Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
half past now, Bildraum 01, Vienna, Austria

2013
Silent matter, RMIT School of Art Gallery / Liquid Architecture, Melbourne, Australia

2012
hidden tracks, RMIT project space, Melbourne

2011
FLOATING AROUND, La Générale en Manufacture, Sèvres/Paris, France

2010
pluriverse, final diploma, ENSBA, Paris, France

2008
munication.com, first diploma, Galerie Droite, ENSBA, Paris, France


Group shows (selection)

2018
Parallel Vienna 2018, with the Kunstraum Retz, Vienna
tempo, Elisa Andessner & Eva-Maria Raab, Brunnhofer Gallery, Linz, Austria
BuchKunstBiennale XIII Horn, Kunstverein Horn, Horn, Austria
FACELESS Privacy. Seduction. Surveillance. Österreichisches Kulturforum Berlin, Berlin
Kunst & Leidenschaft, Kunstmuseum Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

2017
THE GRAND OPENING, KUNSTRAUM RETZ, Retz, Austria
WEISSGRADE / SCHWARZTÖNE, KUNSTHAUS LAA im BÜRGERSPITAL, Laa an der Thaya, Austria
DIE NEUEN, Fotoforum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

2016
FS1-TESTBILD FOTOGRAFIE, Austria Auction Company, Vienna
ZeitRaum, Kunstmuseum Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Sternchen, Werkstadt Graz, Graz, Austria
Kunststücke 2016, Bildraum 07, Vienna

2015
Wiener Wunderkammer 2015, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
Kunst im Kontext von Psyche, Wahn und Bessessenheit, reflektor, Wien, Austria
Modern Talking I, Fotoforum Braunau, Braunau/Inn, Austria
Körper, WERKSTADT GRAZ, Graz, Austria
faceless, DeMarkten, Brussels, Belgium
Warum wir nicht an den Storch glauben sollten, Künstlerhaus Wien, Vienna, Austria

2014
Bieler Fototage / Festival of Photography Bienne, PhotoforumPasquArt, Biel/Bienne, CH
Niederösterreichische Kulturpreisträger 2014, NOE DOK, St. Pölten, Austria
5 Positionen, Galerie Schleifmühlgasse 12-14, Vienna, Austria
Earth & Copyright, WERKSTADT GRAZ, Graz, Austria
Zu Risiken und Nebenwirkungen ... ,Flat 1, Vienna
S A L O N D U S A L O N # 2, appart. 21 avenue du Prado, Marseille, France
White Night Melbourne, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
faceless, Mediamatik, Amsterdam, NL

2013
Nationalfeiertag, Zollamt, Bad Radkersburg, Austria
Un Certain Détachement, La Biennale de Lyon – Résonance 2013, Lyon, FR
faceless part 1, freiraum Quartier 21 INTERNATIONAL, MQ, Vienna
GRENZÜBERSCHREITUNGEN, Installation, Viertelfestival Niederösterreich,
Hardegg (AT) / Čížov (CZ)
Complex Matter, beam contemporary, Melbourne, Australia
Dollar, Kunst und Schätze, Barockschloss Riegersburg, Austria

2012
Geheime Dimension, Atelierhaus Salzamt Linz, Austria
return to the sender, blindside gallery, Melbourne, Australia
FREED FROM DESIRE, the smallest gallery - collaboration space, Graz, Austria

2011
Un Certain Détachement, La Biennale de Lyon - Résonance 2011, Lyon, France
Un Certain Détachement, La Source, Fontaine, France

2010
Jeune Création 2010 – Performance Night, CENTQUATRE Paris, France
Time in our head 001, La Générale en manufacture, Sèvres/Paris, France
VOLUME 1 CHAUSETTE DE TETE, curated by Sarah Trouche (FR) T.R.A.C.E.S., Paris, France
GARDEN // ART // ACTION curated by Georgina Criddle (AUT) and Julian Stadon (AUT), Perth, Australia

2009
50th anniversary of the French Culture Ministry, Galerie Gauche ENSBA, Paris, France
STTG, LACDA (Los Angeles Center for digital art), Los Angeles, USA
poor service 2, curated by Arnika Müll (DE) & Sloan Leblanc (FR), La Générale en Manfacture, Sèvres/Paris, France

2008
Journées des portes ouvertes, ENSBA Paris, France

2007
Lippizaner,, Palais Pallfy, Vienna, Austria

Publications / Press (selection)
2018
"Surveillance" by Bogomir Doringer, in Bogomir Doringer, Brigitte Felderer: faceless, Re-inventing Privacy Through Subversive Media Strategies, Edition Angewandte / De Gruyter, 2018, p. 50
"Eva-Maria Raab - Golden Light and Blue Shadows", in EIKON issue #101, Vienna, March 2018, p. 88-89

2017
"Eva-Maria Raab: Golden Light and Blue Shadows, Light studies of the Vienna Secession Building", artist book in collaboration with TRITON Ediciones and Lucas Gehrmann

2015
"Eva-Maria Raab – Ein Abbild ist ein Bild ist ein Bild..." by Manisha Jothady, in EIKON – Internationale Zeitschrift fur Photographie und Medienkunst, issue 91, Vienna, September 2015, p. 16-21
"Hon väljer att utforska världens mellanrum" by Katarina Östholm, in Örnsköldsvik Allehanda, Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, 24th June 2015, p. 1 and 26
"Fotoforum Braunau: Ausstellung 1 / 2015, Modern Talking I, Hubert Blanz,
Robert F. Hammerstiel, Eva-Maria Raab", Heft N° 21, exhibition catalog Dr. Petra Noll (publ.), June 2015
"Warum wir nicht an den Storch glauben sollten – physische Ordnungssysteme, exhibition catalog, a cooperation with flat 1 and the Kuenstlerhaus", Vienna, March 2015

2014
"Rauminvasionen" by Dr. Petra Noll in Kulturpreisträgerinnen & Kulturpreisträger des Landes Niederösterreich 2014, Amt der NÖ Landesregierung (publ.), St. Pölten, November 2014
"Die Dynamik der Konturlosigkeit" by Xymna Engel in Der Bund (online), Bern, Switzerland, 21st Aug. 2014

2013
"Eva-Maria Raab: Silent Matter" in The quiet addition, exhibition catalog, by Andrew Tetzlaff, August 2013, p. 3
"Burka, Maske: Verlust des Gesichts" by Almuth Spiegler in Die Presse, July 6 2013, p. 27
"Im Schutz der Maske": von der Protestkultur auf den Laufsteg und in die Ateliers" by Nicole Scheyerer in Der Falter, week 28, 2013
"Complex Matter" in The Age by Dan Rule, May 18 2013

2011
“Ghostly identity” by Élisabeth Lebovici in Chantal Pontbriand (ed): MUTATIONS, PERSPECTIVES ON PHOTOGRAPHY, published by Steidl / Paris Photo, Paris, France, 2011, p. 241
Catalogue Résonance 2011 - La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France 2011, p. 192
"Von der Stille und mp3-Playern - Ein Projekt von Eva-Maria Raab" by Gotthard Fellerer in BravDa, Wr. Neustadt, Austria, June 2011
Catalogue des diplômées 2010 de l'Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, published by Beaux-arts de Paris les éditions, Paris, France, June 2011, p. 136
“Eva-Maria Raab – Connecting people”, in Wiener Zeitung, Vienna, Austria, March 5th 2011, p. 12

2010
"Some kind of Münster” by Nathan Beard (AUT), in Tête-à-Tête, Issue Five, Perth, Australia, February 2010
"Garden Show with a difference" in The Western Australian, Perth, Australia 15th January, p. 7

2009
“Eva-Maria Raab - My home is my castle” in Brennpunkt – Magazin für Fotografie, Berlin, Germany, April 2009, p. 34 -37

2008
“Postkartenaktion of the NÖ Kulturforum”, Kunstproviant 2, St. Pölten, Austria October

2007
"Eva-Maria Raab: Snapshot! Die Bedeutung der Fotografie im Tourismus”, Master thesis, Vienna, Austria, September
„Evie Raab - Die halbe und die ganze Wahrheit“ in BravDa - KUNST, LITERATUR, SATIRE 3/4, Wr. Neustadt, Austria p. 4

2006
“NÖ Kulturforum : Künstler im Weinviertel”, St. Pölten, Austria

2005
„Junge Kunst BravDa! Eva-Maria Raab» in BravDa Satirisches - Kunstblatt und 707, 3/4, Wr. Neustadt, Austria p. 16

Lectures
2013 RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
fotoK, Vienna, Austria
2012 RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
2011 University SciencesPo, Paris, France

Public collections
University of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria (2017)
The Graphic Collection, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria (2016)
collection of the Federal Chancellery / Arts division of Austria (2014)
Fotostiftung Schweiz, Winterthur, Switzerland (2014)
RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, Installation „Silent Matter“ (2013)
Landesmuseum Niederösterreich, photo series "Connecting people", St. Pölten, Austria (2011)