* 1982, Austria
Simona Obholzer born 1982 in Tyrol, Austria, lives and works in Vienna. She is a visual artist working with graphic, text, photography and video.
She graduated from the School for Artistic Photography by Friedl Kubelka in Vienna and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Video and Video Installation, where she received her diploma in Fine Art. An exchange at the Glasgow School of Art in the department of Fine Art Photography is also part of her educational background.
Simona Obholzer received several grants, latest the most promising award for contemporary art of the federal state of Tyrol (2016), the START-grant for Video and Media Art by the Austrian ministry for culture (2015), the OE1 Talents Scholarship for Fine Arts (2013). In 2015 she held a residency scholarship at the Cité Internationale des Arts Paris. Her work is nationally and internationally shown in exhibitions and at film festivals.
2 days left (2016) premiere: in the exhibition: "Was willst du denn mit all dem Schnee auf der ganzen Welt?" from Simona Obholzer, Startgalerie MUSA Vienna, 2016
6:00 - 8:00 (2012) premiere: Exkursion Kino, mumok cinema, Vienna, 2012
translating a border (2012) (together with Nathalie Koger) premiere: Screening: 10 Days 10 Artists. Zeit- und Energiekultur, Pischelsdorf