headshot michaela grill in black and white

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2020 Antarctic Traces Best Cinematography at Universal Film Festival in Kansas City/ USA
2020 Antarctic Traces Special Achievement Award for Best Movie at Geofilmfestival Padua/I
2020 Antarctic Traces nominated for Best Short Documentary at Human-Environment Care Film Festival Pickering/CAN
2017-2018 Henry Luce Foundation art-based Research Fellowship at iplai – Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas at McGill University Montréal
2016 Prize of the Province of Styria for Contemporary Fine Art
2016 Artist in Residence at Verksmiðjan Hyalteyri/IS
2015 State Scholarship for Media Art by the Austrian Ministry of Art & Culture
2015 Retrospective at Festival du Nouveau Cinéma Montréal/CAN in collaboration with VISIONS
2015 carte noire nominated for the Austrian Academy Award
2014 Retrospective at BAFICI Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente/ARG
2013 Retrospective at Austrian Cultural Forum London/UK
2013 Retrospective at the Austrian Filmmuseum/A
2013 FORÊT D’EXPÉRIMENTATION nominated for the Austrian Academy Award
2013 FORÊT D’EXPÉRIMENTATION Price for Innovative Film at Diagonale – Festival of Austrian Film /A
2013 Retrospective at Diagonale- Festival of Austrian Film/A
2012 FORÊT D’EXPÉRIMENTATION Special Mention at 25 FPS Zagreb/HR
2010 Outstanding Artist Award Avantgarde Film by the Austrian Ministry of Art & Culture
2004 my kingdom for a lullaby #2 nominated for EMAF Award at the European Media Arts Festival in Osnabrück/Germany
2003 trans honorable mention for Innovative Cinema at Diagonale 2003 – Festival of Austrian Film
2003 Invariant Prize for Innovative Projects New Media of Land Salzburg
2001 Artist in Residence at Schwarzenberg´schen Meierei in Schrattenberg
since 1999 various films, videos, installations and live performances
1997 – 1998 studied at Goldsmiths College, University of London/ UK
1995 – 1996 Film, Television and Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow/ UK
1992 – 2002 Theatre Studies and Philosophy at the University of Vienna
1991 European Academy for Film and Media in Berlin
1990 – 1992 Assistant Director at Landestheater Salzburg

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photo credit @Joerg Burger

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Studied in Vienna, Glasgow and London (Goldsmith College). Various film- and video works, installations and live visuals since 1999. Performances and screenings on 5 continents at e.g. MOMA NY, National Gallery of Art Washington, Centre Pompidou Paris, Museo Reina Sofia Madrid, La Casa Encendida Barcelona, ICA London and many cinematheques. Her videos were screened at over 150 festivals worldwide. Received the Outstanding Artist Award by the Austrian Ministry of Art & Culture in 2010