Elisabeth Wörndl

Elisabeth Wörndl was born in Salzburg and lives in Salzburg and Mondsee, Austria.

She has studied at Glasgow School of Art, Fine Art Photography and has had awards and residencies in Rome, Arizona, Chicago, New York City and Mexico City, Luxemburg, London.

Elisabeth Wörndl works in the field of digital photography and video.

In her work she explores her own body in connection with image-generated diagnostic instruments in relation to urban space or desert landscapes. She also deals with issues of urban life and environment, contemporary nomadic life, and notions of identity.

Elisabeth Wörndl‘s work has been shown in solo shows and group shows in Austria and abroad since 1992.

Selected solo and group shows:

2014in February Elisabeth took part in two group shows : Time and Again, Central Booking, NY and The Walking Encyclopaedia, mit Claudia Pilsl u.a., AirSpaceGallery, Stoke, UK, both were about urban environment. Galerie Splitter Art, Vienna, Elisabeth will show the first part of the series Memories. The work is about preserving, recollecting, seeing anew. The first part deals with Virginia Woolf and her time. (1882 - 1941)
2013 from January to March she was on a residency in London, working on the subject matter urbanism and environment. Se took part a several group exhibitions in Salzburg, Gmunden, and Linz, A.
2012she took part in the screening : Contemporary Austrian Photography, Salzburg. In June she had two solo-shows in Luxemburg, and Mondsee, A, on the subject of nature and environment. In November she took part in a group show in Munich and Me, Myself and Them, within the Month of Photography in Vienna.
2011she was taking part in a show in Mexico City; Skin, February 2011. In May she was on a residency in Luxemburg to work on the subject of city – garden-scapes. She participated in the show Cemerero, in cooperation with British artist Chloe Brown at Gallery Basement, Vienna.
2010she has taken part in an exchange show between Mexico City and Salzburg and had a solo show in Salzburg, Mirabellgardens, Parks and Gardens.
2009her work was shown in Salzburg Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art, Mdm Mönchsberg, Fotohof Artothek, Gallery Traklhaus in Salzburg and in Gallery Maerz in Linz, A.
2008her work was featured in the Museum of Contemporary Art, Rupertinum Salzburg, (Periferico, Vidoework), Museum of Art, Bochum, Germany (Lightracks), she also had a solo show in June in Mondsee near Salzburg with new work developed during a residency in New York City.


Publications: (selected items)
Photoarbeiten / Photoworks, catalogue, Edition Galerie Fotohof, 1998
Familiäre Wasser, Fotohof edition Band 29, 2002
Travelling Traces, From the Austrian Photogallery, Mdm Rupertinum Salzburg, 2008
Gardens & Flowers, 2008
The Great Escape, Monat der Fotografie, Wien, 2010
Me, Myself and Them, Katalog, Monat der Fotografie, Wien, edition fotohof, 2012
New Works / edition Fotohof, 2014 (in preparation)

www. elisabeth-woerndl.com

Elisabeth Wörndl takes part at activities of different international artists groups and is a member of Gallery Fotohof, Salzburg. www.fotohof.at

Postal address:
Elisabeth Wörndl
Ulrich-Schreierstr. 9/3/9
5020 Salzburg, Austria
0043- 699 - 11 22 03 11