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Zara Pfeifer was born in Cologne, Germany in 1984. She studied architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, where she graduated in 2013, and photography at Friedl Kubelka School for Artistic Photography Vienna, where she graduated in 2016.

Her series Dear Utopia (orig.: Du, meine konkrete Utopie) about the modernist housing project Alt-Erlaa was awarded and exhibited in Europe and USA. It was published in Zeit Magazin. The work will be published as a photobook this year.

Her work shows a constant interest in spatial and social phenomena. Her focus is the everyday-life, the built environment, living spaces and the people who interact with and in them. Zara Pfeifer lives and works in Vienna, Austria.

An Interview on Du, meine konkrete Utopie with PW Magazine.

An Article on Du, meine konkrete Utopie in ZEITMagazin.

A Zine with her work is available at PogoBooks.

Selected Exhibitions:

dotdotdot Filmfestival, Vienna (AT)
Notte di San Giovanni XXIII edizione, Ostuni (IT)
CAFx Copenhagen Architecture Festival, Space 10, Copenhagen (DK)
Tracing Spaces, Nordwestbahnhof Wien (AT)
Cinema Next Filmnacht, Gartenbaukino Wien (AT)
Diagonale – Festival of Austrian Film, Graz (AT)
Mediterranea 18 Young Artists Biennale, Tirana (AL)
Making Heimat, Deutsches Architekturmuseum Frankfurt (DE)

One Architecture Week, Plovdiv (BG)
Road Registers, xhibit Wien (AT)
Ohne Titel [Sommerausgabe] Fotogalerie Wien, (AT)
What Are You Trying To Say? CP Projects Gallery, SVA New York City (USA)
Architectus Omnibus, Tabakalera International Center for Contemporary Culture, San Sebastian (ES)

Aktuelle Positionen Österreichischer Dokumentarfotografie, Fotohof Salzburg (AT)
Der Greif–Guest Room: Katrin Weber, Galerie f4.5, München (DE)
Atelier de Koekkoek, Wien (AT)
Kaufpark Galerie Alt-Erlaa, Wien (AT)

Prints of all works available.
Portfolio upon request.

© Zara Pfeifer, 2017. All rights reserved.