Romana Hagyo & Silke Maier-Gamauf

Romana Hagyo and Silke Maier-Gamauf have been working together since 2014 on artistic projects that reflect on the relationship between spaces and gender orders. The projects include photographic stagings, performances, spatial installations, stagings in public space, video and drawing. They were awarded the Gabriele Heidegger Prize of the City of Linz in 2019 and the Hypo Kunstpreis Vorarlberg in 2024, they were scholarship holders at the Nida Art Colony (University of Lithuania) in 2021 and in 2023 at the Künstlerhaus Messen/Norway. Their joint publication of the artistic research project "Über das Wohnen im Bilde sein" was published by Passagen Verlag Vienna in 2020 and was honoured with a Johanna Dohnal Scholarship and an Austrian Award of Excellence.


Romana Hagyo is a visiting professor for Gender and Space at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. She was a Post-DocTrack fellow of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and a researcher at the Centre for Science and Art (University Mozarteum Salzburg). Silke Maier-Gamauf studied painting and graphic art at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design London. She works as a visual artist and curator, examples of her curatorial work are the exhibitions "Zurücklassen - Aufgreifen - Aneignen" (Notgalerie Wien, FLUSS - NÖ Initative für Foto- und Medienkunst Wolkersdorf, Architekturforum Linz) and "Pause" (Artenne Nenzing and Projektraum Mag3 Wien).

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