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, FR
2007 Magister Artium / Master of Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, AT
Artist residencies
2017 Artist in Residence, Veneto, IT (LinzEXPOrt)
2015 Artist in Residence, Örnsköldsvik, SWE (AIR Krems and ÖKKV)
2013 Artist in Residence, Melbourne, AUS (RMIT University)
2012 Artist in Residence, Melbourne, AUS (RMIT University & AIR Krems)
2011 Artist in Residencde, La Générale en Manufacture, Sèvres, FR
Awards & grants (selection)
2018 Neptun Water Award of the Austrian Federal Ministry, special category
2017 young emerging artist grant, Bildrecht GmbH
2016 publication funding, Bildrecht GmbH
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
2008 Emanuel und Sophie Fohn-Stiftung, grant for artistic projects abroad
Solo shows (selection)
2018 curved light, Insel Retz, Retz, AT
2017 Le temps d'une vague, Kunstfabrik Groß-Siegharts, Groß-Siegharts AT
2015 Catch me if you can, Galleri Lokomotiv, Örnsköldsvik, SWE
half past now, Bildraum 01, Vienna, AT
2013 Silent matter, RMIT School of Art Gallery / Liquid Architecture, Melbourne, AUS
2012 hidden tracks, RMIT project space, Melbourne, AUS
2011 FLOATING AROUND, La Générale en Manufacture, Sèvres, FR
2010 pluriverse, Diploma Show, ENSBA, Paris, FR
2008 munication.com, Galerie Droite – ENSBA, Paris, FR
Group shows (selection)
2018 Parallel Vienna 2018, with the Kunstraum Retz, Vienna, AT
tempo, Elisa Andessner & Eva-Maria Raab, Brunnhofer gallery, Linz, AT
BuchKunstBiennale XIII Horn, Kunstverein Horn, Horn, AT
FACELESS Privacy. Seduction. Surveillance, Austrian Cultural Forum Berlin, Berlin, DE
Kunst & Leidenschaft, Kunstmuseum Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen, DE
2017 THE GRAND POP IN POP OUT, KUNSTRAUM RETZ, Retz, AT
THE GRAND OPENING, KUNSTRAUM RETZ, Retz, AT
WEISSGRADE / SCHWARZTÖNE, KUNSTHAUS LAA im BÜRGERSPITAL, Laa an der Thaya, AT
DIE NEUEN, Fotoforum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, AT
2016 FS1-TESTBILD FOTOGRAFIE, Austria Auction Company, Vienna, AT
ZeitRaum, Kunstmuseum Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen, DE
Sternchen, Werkstadt Graz, Graz, AT
Kunststücke 2016, Bildraum 07, Vienna, AT
2015 Wiener Wunderkammer 2015, Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, AT
Kunst im Kontext von Psyche, Wahn und Bessessenheit, reflektor, Vienna, AT
Modern Talking I, Fotoforum Braunau, Braunau/Inn, AT
Körper, WERKSTADT GRAZ, Graz, AT
faceless, DeMarkten, Brüssel, BE
Warum wir nicht an den Storch glauben sollten, Künstlerhaus Wien, Vienna, AT
2014 Bieler Fototage / Festival of Photography Bienne, PhotoforumPasquArt, Biel/Bienne, CH
Niederösterreichische Kulturpreisträger 2014, NOE DOK, St. Pölten, AT
5 Positionen, Galerie Schleifmühlgasse 12-14, Vienna, AT
Earth & Copyright, WERKSTADT GRAZ, Graz, AT
Zu Risiken und Nebenwirkungen ... ,Flat 1, Vienna, AT
S A L O N D U S A L O N # 2, appart. 21 avenue du Prado, Marseille, FR
White Night Melbourne, RMIT University, Melbourne, AUS
faceless, Mediamatik, Amsterdam, NL
2013 Nationalfeiertag, Zollamt, Bad Radkersburg, AT
Un Certain Détachement, La Biennale de Lyon – Résonance 2013, Lyon, FR
faceless part 1, freiraum Quartier 21 INTERNATIONAL, MQ, Vienna, AT
GRENZÜBERSCHREITUNGEN, Installation, Viertelfestival Niederösterreich, Hardegg (AT) / Čížov (CZ)
Complex Matter, beam contemporary, Melbourne, AUS
Dollar, Kunst und Schätze, Barockschloss Riegersburg, AT
2012 Geheime Dimension, Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz, AT
return to the sender, blindside gallery, Melbourne, AUS
FREED FROM DESIRE, the smallest gallery, Graz, AT
2011 Un Certain Détachement, La Biennale de Lyon – Résonance 2011, Lyon, FR
Un Certain Détachement, La Source, Fontaine, FR
2010 Jeune Création 2010 – Performance, CENTQUATRE, Paris, FR
Time in our head 001, La Générale, Sèvres, FR
Volume 1 Chausette du tête, T.R.A.C.E.S., Paris, FR
GARDEN // ART // ACTION, Sterling Gardens, Perth, AUS
2009 50th anniversary of the French Culture Ministry, Galerie Droite – ENSBA, Paris, FR
STTG, LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art), Los Angeles, USA
poor service 2, La Générale en Manufacture, Sèvres, FR
2008 Journées des Portes Ouvertes, Atelier Tosani – ENSBA, Paris, FR
2007 Lippizaner, Palais Palffy, Vienna, AT
Publications / Press (selection)
2019 "Sehnsuchträume. Berührte Natur und besetzte Landschaften" by Günther Oberhollenzer, exhibition catalogue, State Gallery of Lower Austria, Verlag für moderne Kunst, Vienna (AT) 2019, p. 67
2018 "Surveillance" by Bogomir Doringer, in Bogomir Doringer, Brigitte Felderer: faceless, Re-inventing Privacy Through Subversive Media Strategies, Edition Angewandte / De Gruyter, Vienna (AT), 2018, p. 50
"Eva-Maria Raab - Golden Light and Blue Shadows", in EIKON issue #101, Vienna (AT), 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, Vienna (AT)/Barcelona (ES), 2017
2015 "Eva-Maria Raab – Ein Abbild ist ein Bild ist ein Bild..." by Manisha Jothady, in EIKON – Internationale Zeitschrift für Photographie und Medienkunst, issue 91, Vienna (AT), September 2015, p. 16-21
"Hon väljer att utforska världens mellanrum" by Katarina Östholm, in Örnsköldsvik Allehanda, Örnsköldsvik (SWE), 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.), Braunau/Inn (AT), June 2015
"Warum wir nicht an den Storch glauben sollten – physische Ordnungssysteme, exhibition catalog, a cooperation with flat 1 and the Kuenstlerhaus", Vienna (AT), March 2015
2014 "Rauminvasionen" by Dr. Petra Noll in Kulturpreisträgerinnen & Kulturpreisträger des Landes Niederösterreich 2014, Amt der NÖ Landesregierung (publ.), St. Pölten (AT), November 2014
"Die Dynamik der Konturlosigkeit" by Xymna Engel in Der Bund (online), Bern (CH), 21st Aug. 2014
2013 "Eva-Maria Raab: Silent Matter" by Andrew Tetzlaff, in The quiet addition, exhibition catalog, , Melbourne (AUS), August 2013, p. 3
"Burka, Maske: Verlust des Gesichts" by Almuth Spiegler in Die Presse, Vienna (AT), 6th July 2013, p. 27
"Im Schutz der Maske": von der Protestkultur auf den Laufsteg und in die Ateliers" by Nicole Scheyerer in Der Falter, Vienna (AT), week 28, 2013
"Complex Matter" by Dan Rule, in The Age, Melbourne (AUS), 18th May 2013
2011 “Ghostly identity” by Élisabeth Lebovici in Chantal Pontbriand (ed): MUTATIONS, PERSPECTIVES ON PHOTOGRAPHY, published by Steidl / Paris Photo, Paris (FR), 2011, p. 241
Catalogue Résonance 2011 - La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon (FR), 2011, p. 192
"Von der Stille und mp3-Playern - Ein Projekt von Eva-Maria Raab" by Gotthard Fellerer in BravDa, Wr. Neustadt (AT), June 2011
Catalogue des diplômées 2010 de l'Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, published by Beaux-arts de Paris les éditions, Paris (FR), June 2011, p. 136
“Eva-Maria Raab – Connecting people”, in Wiener Zeitung, Vienna (AT), 5th March 2011, p. 12
2010 "Some kind of Münster” by Nathan Beard (AUT), in Tête-à-Tête, Issue Five, Perth (AUS), February 2010
"Garden Show with a difference" in The Western Australian, Perth (AUS), 15th January 2010, p. 7
2009 "Eva-Maria Raab - My home is my castle" in Brennpunkt – Magazin für Fotografie, Berlin (DE), April 2009, p. 34 -37
2008 "Postkartenaktion of the NÖ Kulturforum", Kunstproviant 2, St. Pölten (AT), October 2008
2007 "Eva-Maria Raab: Snapshot! Die Bedeutung der Fotografie im Tourismus”, Master thesis, Vienna (AT), September 2007
"Evie Raab - Die halbe und die ganze Wahrheit" in BravDa - KUNST, LITERATUR, SATIRE 3/4, Wr. Neustadt (AT), 2007 p. 4
2006 "NÖ Kulturforum : Künstler im Weinviertel", St. Pölten (AT), 2006
Lectures
2013 RMIT University, Melbourne, AUS
fotoK, Vienna, AT
2012 RMIT University, Melbourne, AUS
2011 Sciences Po, Paris, FR
Public collections
2017 University of Fine Arts, Vienna, AT
2016 The Graphic Collection, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, AT
2014 Collection of the Federal Chancellery / Arts division of Austria
Swiss Foundation for Photography, Winterthur, CH
2013 RMIT University, Melbourne, AUS
2011 Niederösterreichisches Landesmuseum, St.Pölten, AT