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Awards and Residencies

2017 Photography Residency, New York City, Federal Chancellery of the Republic of Austria (BMUKK)
2016 Nomination for the german photobook award of artist book Laughing Inverts
2012 Artist in Residence, Fotok, Vienna
2001 Photo Prize: Show tolerance, Kotti e.V. Berlin

Collections

2016 Public Art Collection Dresden/ Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden

Scholarships, Fundings

2018 Scholarship, Culture Foundation of the Free Staate of Saxony/ Kultustiftung des Freistaates Sachsen (KdFS)
2016 Project/ Exhibition Funding, Federal Chancellery of the Republic of Austria/ (BMUKK)
2016 Funding Acquisition, Culture Foundation of the Free Staate of Saxony/ Kultustiftung des Freistaates Sachsen (KdFS)
2015 Project Funding, Women´s section (MA57), City of Vienna
2015 Publication Funding, Society of Friends of Fine Arts, Vienna
2014 Publication funding, Federal Chancellery of the Republic of Austria/ (BMUKK)
2014 Publication funding, Culture Foundation of the Free Staate of Saxony (KdFS)
2012-2013 Scholoarship for outstanding students, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation
2012-2013 DAAD Scholarship, Acadamy of Fine Arts Vienna
2010 Studio founding, Professional Association of Visual Artists (BBK), Berlin

Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

2017 Lena Rosa Händle & Katharina Aigner, T/abor, Vienna
2015 Reclaiming Gestures, Kubus EXPORT- der transparente Raum, Vienna
2013 Space of Relations, Gallery of the Acadamy of Visual Arts, Leipzig
2013 A Box of Space of Other Spaces, Schikaneder, Vienna
2012 Heterotopia, with Lia Gulua, VBKÖ, Vienna
2012 Laughing Inverts, Alpha Nova Galerie Futura, Berlin
2012 Heterotopia, with Benjamin Eichhorn, Fotok Gallery, Vienna
2011 Laughing Inverts, Spinnerei, Leipzig
2007 I Love Joy, Salon Magico, Barcelona

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

2017 I Dreamed We Were Alive, Kunst Haus, Museum Hundertwasser, Vienna
2017 Neuzugänge zeitgenössischer Kunst im Kunstfonds 2016, Vertretung des Freistaates Sachsen beim Bund, Berlin
2016 SALÓ. Jahresausstellung. Salzburger Kunstverein
2016 „Fragments of Histories“ Archives & Objects / Collections & Montages, Neuer Sächsischen Kunstverein Dresden
2016 AAA, ASSES, AFFECTS, ARCHIVES, VBKÖ, Vienna
2016 WIN/WIN– Acquisitions of the Cultural Foundation of the Free Staate of Saxony/ Ankäufe der Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen, 2016, Halle 14, Spinnerei, Leipzig
2016 Uncanny Materials. Founding Moments of Art Education, Xhibit, Acadamy of Fine Arts, Vienna
2015 With Eyes Aghast: Transmannerist Reactions, Xhibit, Acadamy of Fine Arts, Vienna
2015 Cloudbusting, KN, Berlin
2015 The Value of Life, DIS PLAY Praterstern, Public Space, Vienna
2015 Handapparat der Neugierde, IG Bildende Kunst, Vienna
2014 Laughing Inverts, Vienna Photo Book Festival, Gallery Ostlicht, Vienna
2014 The night bell with lightning, KN, Berlin
2013 Meisterschülerausstellung, Gallery of Acadamy of Visual Arts, Leipzig
2012 Heterotopia with Lia Gulua, the Association of Women Artists Austria (VBKÖ), Vienna
2012 Laughing Inverts, Acadamy of Fine Arts, Vienna
2012 Italienische Reise – Viaggio in Italia, with Sarah Feulner, Werkschauhalle, Spinnerei, Leipzig
2012 Laughing Inverts, Book Presentation, Bookdays, Bookshop C/O Berlin
2011 I love Joy, Acadamy of Visual Arts (HGB), Leipzig
2011 Sleep: Performing Statistics, Black Door Istanbul, Instanbul
2011 du darfst mich getrost mit schnee bewerfen, with Smina Bluth, Exhibition and Filmscreening, T.V.O.D, Berlin
2011 Laughing Inverts, Acadamy of Visual Arts (HGB) Gallery, Leipzig
2010 In a shadow Box, Projections, with Gabifront (queer feminist Artistgroup), Gallery Crystal Ball, Berlin
2010 Fathers, residential buildings and other attachments/Väter, Wohnhäuser und andere Anbauten, Acadamy of Visual Arts (HGB), Leipzig
2009 Exits/Ausgänge, PNS, Berlin
2009 Out of the Ivory Tower/Heraus aus dem Elfenbeinturm, Gallery of the Acadamy of Visual Arts (HGB), Leipzig
2009 Beards, Video Installation, Acadamy of Visual Arts (HGB), Leipzig
2009 Wedding Dress/Brautkleid, BHC, Berlin
2008 I Love Joy/La Perra Resistiré, HBC, Berlin
2006 Daily Nude Up/Täglich Nacktes Aufstehen, with Fatima Renane, Alte Messe, Leipzig

Publications (Selection)

2015 Laughing Inverts, Artist Book, Texts Diedrich Diedrichsen, Elke Krasny, Elly Clarke & Lena Rosa Händle, Kehrer Publisher, Heidelberg- Berlin
2015 Romka #9 Magazine: A New York City Love Story, Foto/Text Contribution, Leipzig
2011 Laughing Inverts, Artist Book, limited Edition, Leipzig
2011 Como el Ave Solitaria, Artist Booklet, limited Edition, Leipzig
2010 Fiber #16 Magazine: In-between/Dazwischen, Foto-Essay, Vienna
2009 Art, visibility economics, out of the ivory tower/Kunst, Sichtbarkeit Ökonomie, Heraus aus dem Elfenbeinturm, Catalog text, Montag Stiftung Bildende Kunst, Nürnberg

Teaching/Lectures/Projects (Selection)

2013- 2017 Assistant Professor, Department of Art and Education, Institute for Education in the Arts, Acadamy of Fine Arts, Vienna
2017 Guest Lecturer at the project About the Desire, class of Prof. Tina Bara and Anna Voswinkel, Acadamy of Visual Arts (HGB) Leipzig
2016 Lecture and Talk about, Laughing Inverts, Fotok Vienna
2014 Guest Lecturer, Laughing Inverts, at American Folklore class of Leanne Tropedo Sims, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
2014 Queer Spaces/Queere Räume, Lecture / Workshop, together with Phillip Kopal, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Berlin
2012 Associate member with Professor Scheirl and Dr. Sircar at the international conference:Dildo, Anus, Power – Queer Abstractions, Acadamy of Fine Arts, Vienna
2011-2012 Lecturer at class Of Persons/Vom Menschen, Evening Acadamy, Acadamy of Visual Arts, Leipzig
2011-2013 Workshops in Political Education, Media Critisism, Gender and Photography at rural East German schools in Germany, Cultures Interactive e.V. Berlin
2005-2006 Photography-group Polyfoto with accompanying workshops: portrait photography and B/W Laboratory, Centre for Media and Socio-Cultural, Villa e.V., Leipzig
2005 Photography/ Creative Writing Project with Leanne Tropedo Sims and High School Students, Cobble Hill High School, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Cooperative Curatorial Exhibition/Symposium Projects

2016 Transversal, at Kubatur des Kabinetts Fluc, with Students of the Department of Art and Education at the Institute for Education in the Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
2015 Counter/ Acting Self- Organised Universities, with Andrea Hubin, Belinda Kazeem-Kaminski, Elke Krasny, Barbara Mahlknecht, Sunanda Mesquita and Hansel Sato. A cooperation between the Department of Art and Education at the Institute for Education in the Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and the Kunsthalle Wien
2014 Wir machen Schule, Kunst in Bildungsprozessen/ We do school, art with in educational processes, with Christoph Urwalek, Ana Hoffner and students of the Institute for Education in the Arts, Acadamy of Visual Arts, Passagegalerie Künstlerhaus, Vienna
2012 Dildo, Anus, Power – Queer Abstractions, Call for Participation Exhibition, part of the international Symposium with Ruby Sircar and Hans Scheirl, Aula, Acadamy of Fine Arts, Vienna
2012 No Animals Where Harmed During this Production, with Nadja Bournonville, Jana Nowack and Josefine Bieler, Acadamy of Visual Arts (HGB), Leipzig
2009-2011 Part of the queer feminist group Gabifront together with Josefine Freiberg and Pauline Recke, self- organised project space TVOD, Berlin
2006 From cars in Kitchens/Von Autos in Küchen, with the group Polyfoto in collaboration with the Gallery of Contemporary Art – for you (GfzK-for you), Leipzig