Current exhibition:

Women in 3 Acts
Paz Errázuriz, Gluklya, Ditte Lyngkaer Pedersen, Maya Schweizer, Katarina Šoškić, Lilla Szász

Opens: Thursday, 3 May, 7 pm
Introduction: Kati Simon (Curator)
Exhibition run: 4 May - 16 June, 2018



Lilla Szász, Sunbathers, 1998, B&W photograph, Courtesy of the artist and Inda Gallery, Budapest

In a world shaped by globalisation and migration and still largely dominated by men, where the struggle for power and influence increasingly discriminates against socially disadvantaged communities, the authors featured at the exhibition focus on groups in society who are at risk of marginalisation. They deal with issues such as the sense of belonging, vulnerability and identity, and follow touching stories in their exploration of the complex nature of human relations. Referencing Lilla Szász’s profound inspiration through literature and film (her work is the focal point of the exhibition), the three acts create a dialogue between artistic genres and highly distinctive life stories.

Here sunbathers photographed by Szász at the Peter and Paul Fortress in Saint Petersburg rub shoulders with navy cadets in Gluklya’s video as they march through the city carrying delicate white dresses in front of them. Equally vulnerable looking in Lilla Szász’s photographs are the Russian-Jewish veterans now living in New York. The sense of insecurity felt from being so far from home provides the connection with Katarina Šoškić, who documented every single location of her temporary stays in Vienna. The complex relationships in unorthodox families emerge from Paz Errázuriz’s photographs of transvestites in Chilean brothels and in Lilla Szász’s photo series featuring prostitutes in Budapest. In a trust-based communication between women of different generations, Maya Schweizer’s grandmother replies to questions in a fragmentary stream of consciousness; Ditte Lyngkaer Pedersen explores the unexplained story behind and old picture; and Lilla Szász recreates the life of the deceased previous owner of her apartment using found set pieces.


FOTOHOF archive:
Hans Rustler − Photographic Examples. Analogue Test-Images and Pictures of the Interior of the Agfa Photo School from the Thirties

Hans Rustler, Agfa Photoschule, Beriln 1931
FOTOHOF archiv
Sparkassenstraße 2, 5020 Salzburg
Opening hours: on appointment only

Exhibition run: 18 January − 16 June 2018 




Inge Morath Exhibition

Das Verborgene Museum, Berlin

Events / New books

FOTOHOF edition

Hans Rustler
A photographic discovery from Salzburg

Exhibition opening and talk
19 April 2018, 7 pm

Paul Kranzler / Andrew Phelps

Book presentation at FOTOHOF

it's a book

Book Fair, Leipzig, Germany

Polycopies Paris

Photo Book Fair

Retracing Inge Morath's footsteps

Exhibition opening and Reading at the FOTOHOF archive

Exhibition: Marianne Strobl

Photoinstitut Bonartes, Vienna

Heinz Cibulka

Book presentation at Gallery Heike Curtze / Vienna

Simon Lehner - Jaga

Book presentation at Salzburger Freilichtmuseum

Erwin Polanc - 8630 Mariazell

Book presentation in Graz

MissRead Art Book Fair

FOTOHOF edition in Berlin

Inge Morath

Exhibition at GrazMuseum

FOTOHOF edition

Summer 2017 Dates - Arles / Berlin


Book presentation at Photoinstitute Bonartes, Vienna