Klaus was born and grew up in Vienna, Austria.

Since 2017 he is living in the little village Bajorai in the north-east of Lithuania.

 

Education

MA in Photography and Media Art, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania, 2019.

Ostkreuz School for Photography, Berlin, Germany, 2016.

BA in International Development, University of Vienna, Austria, 2012.

 

Exhibitions

Bajorai, The Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, Bialystok, Poland. Nov. 2020 – Jan. 2021.

Bajorai, SiSaid Gallery, Klaipeda, Lithuania. Nov. 2020.

Cikoria, Rokiškio Krašto Muziejus, Rokiškis, Lithuania. Aug. 2019 (part of the contemporary art festival ‘StartAs’).

Bajorai, Rokiškio Krašto Muziejus, Rokiškis, Lithuania. June – Aug. 2019.

Bajorai, Vilnius Photography Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania. May – June 2019.

Cikoria, Kuehlhaus Berlin, Berlin, Germany, October 2016. (part of the group exhibition ‘Zehn’).

 

Awards and Grants

Calvert Journal ‘Photographer of the Week’, June 2021.

Winning Image at ‘Life-Framer Award’ with an honorable mention, World Travelers 2020.

Stipend from the Lithuanian Council for Culture, June – Aug. 2020 & Jan. – Aug. 2018

 

Projects and Residencies

‘Vieta ir Laikas: Naujoji Vilnia’, Collective project of Artists and Photographers. www.naujavilnia.lt

ISSP residency, Riga, Latvia. June – Aug. 2020.

Publications

Leica Photography International  |  European Month of Photography  |  Welt  |  Tagesspiegel  |  Berliner Morgenpost  |  Neues Deutschland  |  Krantai  |  Literatura ir Menas