Markus Guschelbauer (1974, Freisach, Carinthia, Austria) graduated in Photography at the Akademie für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna in 2009 and has been working as a freelance artist since. Exhibiting both locally, in Austria, and internationally, his works have been acquired by various collections such as Verbund Kunstsammlungen and the collection of the city in Vienna. He currently lives and works in Vienna.
Guschelbauer’s work is rooted in photography, video and site-specific installations. The notion of landscape and its depictions in visual art are at the centre of his art practice art together with theoretical and practical discourses on nature. His artistic approach includes various media, touching upon questions on sculpture, architecture and photography. Guschelbauer’s key interest is an examination of the relationship between landscape and culture, whilst addressing the issues of the depiction of landscape throughout the history of art.