Awards & Honors

An overview of awards, distinctions and scholarships

Honors/Awards/Residencies



2018Winner, Px3, 2nd, Press/Fashion, Prix de la Photographie, Paris, France.
Winner, MIFA 2018, Editorial/Fashion, Moscow International Foto Awards, Russia.
2017Winner, MIFA 2017, Editorial/Fashion, Moscow International Foto Awards, Russia.
2016Honorable Mention, MIFA 2016, Advertising/Fashion, Moscow International Foto Awards, Russia.
2015Winner, 'The Look' 2015, Runway, PDN/Photo District News, USA.
2014Winner, 'The Look' 2014, 1st, Runway, PDN/Photo District News, USA.
2013B&W Photographer of the Year Nominee, WPGA, UK.
ONWARD Compé '13 Finalist, Philadelphia, USA.
2012Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency, Joshua Tree, USA.
2010Jury Recommended Work, Art Division/Visual Image, Japan Media Arts Festival, Tokyo, Japan.
2009People's Choice Award, So Fresh!, Monfalcone, Italy.
Electro-Residency Invite, Electrofringe, Festival of Electronic Arts & Culture, Newcastle, Australia.
Residency, MoBY/Museum of Contemporary Art, Bat Yam/Tel Aviv Israel.
Best of Show Award, 'Unauthorized', Gallery RFD, Swainsboro, USA.
2007Electric Rats Dream Video Dreams Special Award, Celje, Slovenia.
2003Leonardo da Vinci Scholarship, Berlin, Germany.
2002Sokrates Scholarship, University of Arts, Berlin, Germany.
2000CYNETart | MB21, Dresden, Germany.
Prix Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria.
1999Student of the Year, Vienna, Austria.
1997Soundtrack Competition, Vienna, Austria.
Rheingold Award, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Prix MultimediaArt, Salzburg, Austria.
1996Press button to continue, Vienna, Austria.

Sep 7 2015
Winner of 'The Look' 2015, Runway, PDN/ Photo District News, USA.
PDN's annual competition for fashion and beauty imagery
Sep 5 2014
Winner of 'The Look' 2014, 1st, Runway, PDN/ Photo District News, USA.
PDN's annual competition for fashion and beauty imagery
May 31 2013
B&W Photographer of the Year Nominee, WPGA, UK
The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards '13
Apr 2 2013
ONWARD Compé '13 Finalist, Philadelphia, USA
International Competition . Juried Exhibition . Photography Festival/Summit
Feb 3 2010
Jury Recommended Work, [13th] Japan Media Arts Festival
Jury Recommended Work . SOUND NOMADS . Excellent Work
Sep 4 2009
'So Fresh!' People's Choice Award, Monfalcone, Italy
International Competition . Video & Visual Artists . Sound Nomads
Jan 19 2009
Best of Show Award Gallery RFD, USA
Group Show 'Unauthorized: Art Without Permission'. Award for 'What the Fuck'.
Jul 7 2007
Electric Rats Dream Video Dreams
International Video Festival. Special award | Golden Rat for 'Play!' . 'Luxor 22.145' . 'Lantern Dogs'.
May 31 2003 - Nov 29 2003
Leonardo da Vinci Scholarship
Leonardo exchange scholarship, EU mobility program.
Mar 30 2002 - Jun 29 2002
Sokrates Scholarship, University of the Arts, Berlin
Scholarship for University of Arts, Berlin (UdK).
Nov 8 2001
CYNETart 2001/MB21
International competition for computer based art in Dresden. Winner of the category "Internet/MB21".
Aug 30 2000
Prix Ars Electronica 2000
The world's leading prize in the realms of electronic art. Award of distinction, category "u19", broadcasted on TV.
Nov 29 1997
Student of the Year Award
Rosasgasse Outstanding Student of the Year Award.
Sep 29 1997
Soundtrack Competition 1997
Austrian Youth Music Competition. Placed third with "Picasso Rococo".
Sep 12 1997
Rheingold Award 1997
International creative | achievement award . field interactivemedia . "GERI-Simulator" . first place
Feb 20 1997
Prix MultimediaArt 1997
Prize for Multimedia Art . by far the youngest Participant Ger Ger . Winner of Category "Games" . broadcasted on TV.
Oct 31 1996
Press Button to Continue 1996
Austrian award for creative computer games. Winner of the award for up-and-coming young computer artists.