CV:
April 18th 1972 born in Innsbruck, Austria
sep. 1978
until july 1982 Primary School Siebererstraße in Innsbruck, Austria.
sep. 1982
until july 1990 Neusprachliches Gymnasium Angerzellgasse in Innsbruck, Austria.
july 1990 Matura at Gymnasium Angerzellgasse.
august 1990
until may 1991 Practical work at Photographie Larl in Axams, Austria.
sep. 1991
until july 1992 Second year at Istituto Superiore di Fotografia in Rome, Italy.
sep. 1992
until july 1993 Studies of art history at FU Berlin and practical work at
Werbefotografie Joite in Berlin.
august 1993
until july 1995 Training for photography at Lette-Verein Berlin, Germany.
july 1995 Final examination as photographer at Innungskammer Berlin,
Germany.
sep. 1995
until july 1997 Studies of Visual Communication at HdK Berlin, Germany.
since july 1997 freelance photographer in Berlin, Germany.
september 1997 founding artist group „Linsenfrei“ -
group of pinhole photographers
since 1998
Lectureship and workshopleader in photography for Deutscher Jugendfotopreis,
for Landeszentrum Kulturelle Jugendarbeit Thüringen and Atrium Berlin, different institutions for creative work for youths.
2007 Lectureship for photography at FH Dessau, Germany.


Exhibitions:
- Der gedehnte Blick - group exhibition at k4-Galerie, Saarbrucken, Germany, march 2010 and
FLUSS, Wolkersdorf, Austria, april 2010.
- Finster im Wald -
single exhibition
delta35, Berlin, Germany, november 2006, and foto-forum, Bolzano, Italy, november 2007.
- sportleratem ballkunst -
group exhibition
delta35, Berlin, Germany, june 2006
- Tagebuch eines Ausserirdischen -
pinhole pictures, single exhibition
delta35, Berlin, Germany, december 2005 and
Fotoforum, Innsbruck, Austria, june 2006.
- Strassenkinder -
Museum Neuhausen ob Eck, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, june 2004.
- Durchs Loch gesehen -
pinhole pictures, group exhibition
k4 Galerie, Saarbrücken, Germany, april 2004
- Die Wahrheit uebers Jodeln -
pinhole pictures, single exhibition Stadtmuseum Munster, Munster, Germany, april 2002
- unplugged-
pinhole pictures, group exhibition,
Fotoforum, Innsbruck, Austria, april 2001
- ausgezeichnet -
group exhibition, photokina, Rheinauhafen, Cologne, Germany,september 2000.
- LowTech -
Die Wahrheit uebers Jodeln, group exhibition
Shedhalle Zurich, Switzerland, february 2000 and Kunstraum Munich, Germany, june 2000
- PinUps -
pinhole pictures, group exhibition at Scharnhorsthoefe in Berlin, Germany, august 1999.
- MakeUpStories -
Portraits of drag queens in Berlin, single exhibition,
Fotoforum, Innsbruck, Austria, october 1998, Franke/von Oppen, Berlin, Germany, may 1999.
- Photographien aus Rumaenien -
single exhibition at Galerie Osmos, Berlin, Germany, april 1997.
- Aus der Naehe -
group exhibition at Galerie
Fotohof Salzburg, Austria, march 1997.


Projects:
Finster im Wald - visual fairytale, 2006
vergangene orte - photographic research, 2006
sportleratem ballkunst hertha bsc - polaroids, 2006
W - Interactive video-reportage about women, 2005, work in progress
Heimatfilm - One-shot-video, 2004
Tagebuch eines Ausserirdischen - diary of an extraterrestrial identity - 2004
Daniel #D - pinhole portraits of people in Berlin - 2003
England - pinhole reportage about bad weather in England - 2002
Love Parade Berlin - pinhole portraits - 2001
Koenig Ludwig - romantic photo-story about King Ludwig of Bavaria and Neuschwanstein - 2000
Privatvergnuegen - pinhole work about the fetish „car“ in Germany - 2000
Die Wahrheit uebers Jodeln -
staged reportage with the pinhole camera about tourism and people in Tyrol - 2000
MakeUpStories 2 - pinhole Portraits of Drag Queens - 1998
MakeUpStories - photographic portraits of Drag Queens in Berlin - 1997
Petresti/Petersdorf - photographic reportage about Germans in Romania - 1996
Bukarest - photographic reportage about street children in Romania - 1995
Generation X - photographic portraits of young urban people - 1995
Berge - photographic landscapes from Tyrol - 1994


Awards:
Kodak Support Award II/1999.
Award for young talents in Tyrol 1998.
The New York Times Award at Eddie Adams Workshop 1997.
Award for young photographers in Germany 1993 und 1994.


Publications:
Catalogue '
Tagebuch eines Ausserirdischen', 2006


Contact:
Ronka Oberhammer
Swinemünder Str. 6
10435 Berlin
Germany
ronka@oberhammer.com