About Yenny Huber

Yenny Huber
T: +61 424 154 157
Vienna/ Paris
T: + 43 676 687 0074

Galerija Fotografija
Mestni Trg 11/ I 1
Ljubljana – 1000
T: + 386 1 25 11 529

Layard Art Consulting
1 Chatsworth Road,10-21
T: + 61 404 876 392

Born 1980, Vienna, Austria
Currently lives and works in Vienna and Melbourne


2009 -
Research Candidate, Master of Arts, Media and Communication, RMIT, Melbourne
Certificate III in Youth Work, Charles Darwin University
Professional Development on Indigenous Education and Culture Studies, Yirara College, Alice Springs
Certificate of Textile Printing and Design, Melbourne School of Fashion
Bachelor of Arts (Photography), RMIT, Melbourne
Studies in Art Theory and Theatre Production, at the University of Vienna
Certificate in Fine Art Photography and Jewellery-Design, at the University of Fine Art, Vienna
Certificate in Art Therapy, at TAFE Vienna

Other Training

1995 onwards
Contemporary Dance, Flamenco, Contact Improvisation and Performance Training:
Diana Reyes (Sydney ), Maria Jose Franco (Spain), Brian
Carbee (Sydney Dance Company), Alejandro Rolandi (Buenos
Aires/ Sydney), Centre de Danse du Marais (Paris), Laura Uhe
(Melbourne), Johnny Tedesco (Melbourne), Gertrude Maar
(Vienna) and more.
Acting Training and performances in Vienna and surrounding.
Classical Music Training (Violin) and performances across Austria, Germany, France and in Cairo.

Selected Grants & Awards

RAAASS grant for the project Photographic Storytelling against Ganga, Alcohol and Other Drugs I Department of Health and Families, NT Government.
Bronze Award, The Epson International Pano Awards
Finalist, Olive Cotton Award, Australia
Finalist, The Voies Off 2009 Prize, Rencontres d?Arles, France
Artist-in-Residence, Marrickville Council, Sydney
Artist-in-Residence, Kunstnerhuset, Lofoten, Northern Norway
Hasselblad Masters 2008, Semi-Finalist
Ashfield Council Artist in Residence at Thirning Villa, Sydney
Finalist, Off the Wall, Art Sydney 2007
2nd prize, PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris, Category Portraiture, France
Studio Residency & Public Art Commission, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Public Arts Grant, City of Ljubljana)
Paris Studio Residency , Cité Internationale des Arts (Austrian Federal Ministry of Art and Culture Grant)
Finalist, Tattersall?s Contemporary Art Prize, Williamstown Festival
Finalist, Julie Millowick Acquisitive Photographic Award, Castlemaine State Festival
Finalist, 2006 Centre Awards, Centre for Photographic Art, California, USA
Finalist, New Social Commentaries 06, Contemporary Art Award, Warrnambool Art Gallery, VIC
Artist-in-Residence, Newington Armory, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW
Finalist, Self-Portrait Prize, Artholes Gallery
Selected Artist for the Public Screening Event Defining
Melbourne, Australian Centre for Moving Images and Federation Square, Melbourne
Selected Artist for the urbanart Summer Program, Public Art
Tram-Shelter Installation in the Melbourne CBD
Invitation for Participation in The Fine Art Photography Exhibition, by Agora Gallery, Soho & Chelsea, New York City
Finalist, 16th Annual Heritage Acquisitive Photographic Competition
Finalist, Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Foundation of the Arts Photography Award 2004
Winner, Sanpellegrino Melbourne Café Society Photography Competition2001
Roslyn A. King Memorial Award , Best Alternative Photo - Processes Portfolio, RMIT University Kingston Arts Centre Award

Selected Solo – Exhibitions

Reflections, Erco, Vienna, Austria
There is no light without darkness, Melbourne Fringe Festival
2009, Angela Robarts-Bird Gallery, Melbourne
Yenny Huber, The Studio, Art Melbourne
Vertical Bath, Solo performance, Creative Director: Fiona Malone; Official Opening of Fraser Studios, supported by the City of Sydney
Selected Works, Linton and Kay Gallery, Perth
Urban Rooms Sydney, Cell Block Theatre, NSW
The Ballroom, Alliançe Francaise Melbourne, VIC
Urban Rooms, Ruppitsch & Theuermann, Vienna, Austria
48stunden, Galerija Fotografija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
48stunden [Ljubljana], Public Art Installation, City of Ljubljana, Slovenia
My Self : My Other, Über Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
48 Stunden [Melbourne], Angela Robarts-Bird Gallery, Gasworks Arts Park Melbourne, VIC
Nocturnal Fantasies & Untitled, Blender Gallery, Sydney, NSW
Unnoticed, In Situ, Sydney, NSW
Nocturnal Fantasies, a joint exhibition with the Designer Label
Tunguska, Charles Smith Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC
Melbourne Unnoticed, Lab X Gallery, St Kilda, VIC
Untitled, Sugar, Collingwood, VIC
Child Like View, Kingston Arts Centre, Moorabbin, VIC
Making Faces, a joint Exhibition with the Artist Janet Le Good, Charles Smith Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC

Selected Group – Exhibitions

Paris Photo 2010, Galerija Fotografija Artist presentation, Paris
The Kodak Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP), Melbourne
Anno Fed square Exhibition, Melbourne?s State of Design Festival, Melbourne
Die Presse Schaufenster-Edition, Galerie Base-Level, Vienna
Olive Cotton Award Show, Tweed River Art Gallery
Fotografia Europea, 4th Edition, Reggio Emilia, Italy
The Voies Off 2009 Prize, Rencontres d?Arles, France
Light in a box, Artereal Gallery, Sydney
The Armory Exhibition 2009, Sydney Olympic Park
Galerija Fotografija, Art Austria 09, Vienna
May Street Studios, May Street Studios, Sydney
The South – North Exchange, Gasworks, Melbourne
Top Marks, Ewart Gallery, Sydney, NSW
Nuit de l?Europe, Identités photographiques européennes, Nuit Blanche, Paris, 4.Oct 2008
Urban Space 08, New Life Berlin Contemporary Art Festival, Berlin
Les Rencontres d?Arles Photographic Festival, European Nights 2008, representing Austria
Photography 08, Art Traders, Sydney
The Sublime Equine, Rushcutters Bay Gallery, Sydney, NSW
MOP Fundraiser, MOP Gallery, Sydney
Off the Wall, Art Sydney 2007, Sydney, NSW
PX3 Award Show, 13 Sévigné Gallery, Paris, France
Great Western, Armory Gallery, Sydney, NSW
The Southside Art Project at Treasury Place, City of Port
Phillip/ Deputy Premier John Thwaites & Über Gallery, Treasury Building Melbourne, VIC
Williamstown Festival – Tattersall?s Contemporary Art Prize, The Substation Arts Centre, VIC
Castlemaine State Festival, Julie Millowick Acquisitive Photographic Award, Old Castlemaine Goal, VIC
Cowra Festival Art Awards, Cowra Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2006 Centre Awards, Centre for Photographic Art, California, USA
Bricks?n Slaughter, commission for the Sydney Olympic Park
Industrial History Exhibition, Newington Armory Gallery, NSW
New Social Commentaries 06, Contemporary Art Award
Exhibition, Warrnambool Art Gallery, VIC
Williamstown Arts Festival, Public Installation, Williamstown, VIC
Postmod, Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Port Melbourne, VIC
Rundgang, Staedelschule Frankfurt, Germany
Self-Portrait Show, Artholes Gallery, Fitzroy, VIC
urbanart, CBD Melbourne, VIC
Defining Melbourne, Australian Centre for Moving Images & Federation Square, VIC? City of South Perth Art Award, Heritage House Cultural Centre, Perth, WA
Discovery Art Show, Gasworks Arts Park, Port Melbourne, VIC
Seeing Eye Dogs Australia Charity “Hollywood Nights” Ball, Fine Art Auction, Melbourne
The Fuji ACMP Australian Photographers Collection 10, 101 Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
Riptide, Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Port Melbourne, VIC
The 2004 Josephine Ulrick National Photography Prize for Portraiture, Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW
The Homeless Gallery Show edition 13, Mill Markets, Geelong, VIC
16th Annual Heritage Acquisitive Photographic Competition Exhibition, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, QUE
Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Foundation for the Arts Photography Award 2004 Exhibition, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, QUE
Linden Postcard Show, Linden Gallery, St Kilda, VIC
The Homeless Gallery Show edition 10, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Collingwood Housing Estate, Collingwood, VIC
Plastic Photo Show, Obscurity Pictures Gallery, North Fitzroy, VIC
200//2, Bright Gallery, St.Kilda, VIC
VYPSY 2002 Travelling Exhibition, around Australia
The Piece And The Practice, an innovation exposition of Global Sustainability, around Victoria
Untitled, Holiday Inn, Melbourne, VIC
Untitled, Tomorrow, Fitzroy, VIC
Nikon Summer Salon, Centre of Contemporary Photography, VIC
SHE, who must be obeyed, Walker Street Gallery, VIC

Selected Bibliography

Barclay, Alison, “Lone wolf ahead of the pack”, Herald Sun, Arts and Entertainment, 17.April, p58
Gruber, Fiona, “The Opening, - All about the Arts”, Yenny Huber and The South – North Exchange, PBS Radio, 31.March
Huber, Yenny, “Arabella Steinbacher: To express in Music, what one feels most deeply”, Shaep End- Akrapovic Lifestyle Magazine [Slovenia], Issue 4, April
Huber, Yenny, “Akram Khan, daring the unknown”, Sharp EndAkrapovic Lifestyle Magazine [Slovenia], Issue 3, October, p.50-55
Art.China, “Yenny Huber, 48 hours”, October

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