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Zara Pfeifer


Zara Pfeifer is based in Vienna and Berlin. Her work investigates large infrastructure, like highways and housing projects, on a human scale. It involves longer periods of immersion in the day-to-day life of her subjects, such as in her documentation of the modernist housing project Alterlaa (“Du, meine konkrete Utopie,” 2013–17), and her series on truck drivers (“Good Street!,” 2018–2022). She has worked with institutions including the MAK Center in Los Angeles and the Austrian Cultural Forum in Berlin, publications including Monocle, ZEIT Magazin, and Monopol, and received a studio grant at ISCP New York by the Austrian Federal Government. Her book ICC Berlin was published in 2022 by Jovis Verlag. Pfeifer studied Architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and Photography at the Friedl Kubelka School for Artistic Photography in Vienna. She holds lecturing positions at both the Technical University Vienna and at the Technical University Berlin.


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Text by curators Mimi Zeiger and Tony Macarena (Lorena Canales and Alejandro Olávarri) as well as Alejandro Hernández Gálvez