photoSCHWEIZ (Halle 550, Zürich-Oerlikon, Switzerland) G

Funeral Fair, Undertakers' fashion show

In collaboration with the world's best-known photography festivals, a special exhibition called Director’s Choice can be seen in which the respective festival directors have selected their favorite pictures. Ana Radulovic, director of the FOMO Graz festival, curated the Austrian contribution for this exhibition. Director’s Choice is on display from July 2 to 11, 2021 in the newly renovated Hall 550 in Zurich-Oerlikon. (Photo: Passion for Art, Art Fair, from the series Fair(y) Tales)


With the kind support of Austrian Cultural Forum in the Austrian Embassy Tel Aviv

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Holiday & Travel Fair

November 28 to December 7, 2019, Azrieli Sarona Tower, on the occasion of the International Photography Festival in Tel Aviv. This year’s festival will focus on the theme of Fantasy. Fantasy may be seen as an illusion, something unattainable, a flight of fancy. At the same time, fantasy may be something we aspire to, dream about and do everything in our power to achieve. (Photo: Light Therapy, Beauty Fair, from the series Fair(y) Tales)

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Opening hours: December 5, 2019, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Exhibition opening)
December 6 and December 7, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Address: Gumpendorfer Straße 23, 1060 Wien


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Funeral Fair, Undertakers' fashion show

Fair(y) Tales will be on display at Prix Maison Blanche exhibition from October 10 to November 8, 2019 at Maison Blanche, Marseille. The exhibition is part of the festival La Photographie Marseille, the first event entirely dedicated to contemporary photography in Marseille. (Photo © Maison Blanche Marseille)



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FOMO – Festival for contemporary photography

Robert Rutöd has been invited to show works from his project Fair(y) Tales at FOMO 2019. Held for the first time Fotomonat Graz (Month of Photography) takes place from October 10 until November 10, 2019. The festival focuses on contemporary photography, presenting large-format, high-quality images in public space for one month. The photo shows the exhibition at Murinsel, a landmark of Graz designed by New York City artist Vito Acconci


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Helsinki Photo Festival

Work from Robert Rutöd's series Right Time Right Place has been selected to be exhibited at Helsinki Photo Festival from July 5 to September 9, 2019. The festival theme of Anarchy to showcase ambitious and innovative photography that has never been seen before in Finland in the metropolitan surroundings through numerous exhibitions, both indoors and outdoors. (Photo from the series Right Time Right Place)


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IOAF 2019, July 26 – 29, 2019 Jeju, South Korea


One Self (One World Trade Center, New York City, USA) G

Robert Rutöd's Self-portrait 2, Xerography, 1978

Experience an outrageous array of 200+ performances, installations, and interactive environments at the ChaShaMa Art Party! This year, ChaShaMa has converted the 66th floor of One World Trade Center into a massive maze of artistic wonder, featuring bearded ladies, pole-dancing spirographs, and surprises around every corner.

See.Me, one of the Art Party Host Committee members, curated a show on the topic One Self – Identity and self-reflection. Robert Rutöd's Self-portrait 2 (Xerography, 1978) from the series Made with a Photocopier has been selected to be part of it. ChaShaMa Art Party: June 13, 2019, One World Trade Center, 66th Floor (Entrance on Vesey St.) New York, NY 10007.

Founded in Brooklyn in 2012, SeeMe has been connecting the world's creators to a global audience both online and in world-class real world exhibitions. SeeMe exhibited thousands of creators to millions of viewers around the world, from Art Basel Miami, to the Louvre, to the White House, to dozens of shows in New York City.

Photo: Self-portrait 2 (Xerography, 1978) from the series Made with a Photocopier

Searching for Beauty Fotofestival Lenzburg (Lenzburg, Switzerland) G

Searching for Beauty

Second Edition of Fotofestival Lenzburg, May 17 to June 17, 2019 - Exhibitions, events, workshops, portfolio reviews. (Photo from the series Right Time Right Place)

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Nau Bostik

Three days entirely dedicated to street photography, seminars, workshops, portfolio reviews and exhibitions with the aim of promoting and supporting contemporary street. Robert Rutöd's work is part of the festival which takes place from April 26 to 28, 2019 in Rome. Opening hours: April 26, 2019, 18:00 - 21:30; April 27, 2019, 10:00 - 22:00; April 28, 2019, 10:00 - 19:00. Entrance: free. Where: Officine Fotografiche Roma, Via Giuseppe Libetta, 1, 00154 Roma. (Photo from the series Right Time Right Place) (Photo: Officine Fotografiche Roma)

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Nau Bostik

Swan Lake from Robert Rutöd's series Right Time Right Place has been selected to participate in the 5th Biennial Of Fine Art & Documentary Photography. It will be hosted in a non conventional venue: The space Nau Bostik, an initiative of the Catalonian architect Xavier Besana, has been installed in a factory that was abandoned for 10 years. Eleven halls totalizing 18,000 square feet, will be ready to host the Barcelona Foto Biennale from October 4 to 21, 2018. (Photo from the series Right Time Right Place) (Photo Nau Bostik © Miriam Lázaro)


International Ocean Art Festival (Jeju Island, South Korea) G

Robert Rutöd has been invited to exhibit his work at International Ocean Art Festival, October 11 to 14, 2018, Jeju Island, South Korea and January 2019, Shanghai, China.

Barcelona International Photography Awards (Galería Valid Foto, Spain) G

Third edition of the Valid Foto BCN International Contemporary Photography Awards in collaboration with LensCulture, LF Magazine, Festimatge de Calella and Fujifilm Spain with the aim of showcasing international contemporary photography and forming collaborative links between countries and photographic communities. On display from September 13 to October 13, 2018. (Photo: Holiday & Travel Fair from the series Fair(y) Tales)

Kaunas Photo 2018 (Kaunas, Lithuania) G

Fair(y) Tales will be shown at Kaunas Photo 2018. Kaunas Photo is the largest annual photographic festival in the Baltic States. It's program usually features works of 30-50 artists, seen by 45000-70000 exhibition visitors. Kaunas Photo will be held between from September 1 to October 11, 2018. (Photo: Modelling Fair from the series Fair(y) Tales)

Altre Prospettive – Other Perspectives (Magazzini Fotografici, Naples, Italy) G

Altre Prospettive, Other Perspectives, was the theme of the XIV edition of the Fate Festival 2018. The photo exhibition, curated for the festival by Magazzini Fotografici, will now be shown at their gallery rooms in Naples. The exhibition will open on June 8, 2018. (Photo: Baby Fair from the series Fair(y) Tales)

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A jury composed of photography experts, photographers and members of the association selected Fair(y) Tales to be exhibited at Les Boutographies - Rencontres Photographiques de Montpellier. The 18th edition of the festival that focuses on contemporary photography in Europe will take place from May 5 to 27, 2018 at Pavillon Populaire, Esplanade Charles-de-Gaulle. (Photo: Anime & Cosplay Fair from the series Fair(y) Tales)


Altre Prospettive – Other Perspectives (San Potito Sannitico, Italy) G

Altre Prospettive, Other Perspectives, is the theme of the XIV edition of the Fate Festival 2018. According to that Magazzini Fotografici from Naples curated a photo exhibition, which will be on display from April 26 to May 12, 2018 in San Potito Sannitico, Italy. (Photo: House & Garden Fair from the series Fair(y) Tales)


Fotonoviembre – Festival Internacional de Fotografía (Tenerife, Spain) G

Fair(y) Tales has been selected for the exibition Section Atlántica Colectivas at Fotonoviembre 2017. The Tenerife International Photography Festival has been celebrated on the island every two years since 1991, reaching the present year its XIII edition, as a promoter of the image in a wide sense, as a means of expression, communication and cultural participation in and from the Canary Islands – On display at Círculo de Bellas Artes, Santa Cruz, from November 9 until December 3, 2017


Sehnsucht (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) G

"Sehnsucht is a German word, but known to artists for centuries. Friedrich von Schelling, a German author and thinker, called Sehnsucht the 'gravity of our emotions'. It explains the never ending search people set out to do, a searching in the world, in the hearts of other people, a search in themselves – but not knowing quite for certain what they are looking for, it’s more a feeling than a word." Philippe Moroux, lecturer at the Academy of Art and Design St. Joost in Breda and guest curator for this exhibition, selected photographs form the series Fair(y) Tales. On display at Galerie Sehnsucht, Vijverhofstraat 34, Rotterdam from November 1 to December 9, 2017. (Photo: Holiday & Travel Fair from the series Fair(y) Tales)

The Society of the SpectacleMalmö Fotobiennal (Malmö, Sweden) G

Robert Rutöd's series Fair(y) Tales has been invited to participate in Malmö Fotobiennal which will take place from June 9 to 18, 2017. This edition of Malmö Fotobiennal celebrates 50 years since the release of the essay The Society of the Spectacle by French philosopher Guy Debord. Debord devoted his book to understand the structure in which we are living in, where the social relations are interpolated by a society of representations, the being is replaced into having and appearing. His work and his concepts are a starting point for this year's Biennal, an attempt to understand how these ideas would apply to the use of photography today. (Photo © Per-Olof Stoltz)


Streetwise (Darkroom Gallery, Vermont, USA) G

Guggenheim Fellow and Magnum member Bruce Gilden selected photographs from the series Fair(y) Tales for Streetwise. The exhibition runs from May 25 to June 18, 2017. (Photo: Agricultural Fair - Photo shooting of the breeding catalog from the series Fair(y) Tales)

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Photographs from the series Fair(y) Tales on display at Kaliningrad Art Gallery as part of the Baltic Biennale of Photography. The largest regional international festival takes place every two years in Kaliningrad area since 2003. Workshops and lectures on the photo art history are combined into different festival events that spread over main exhibition spots of Kaliningrad during a month, from May 25 to June 16, 2017. (Photo: tvoybro.com)

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Photographs from the series Right Time Right Place will be on display at Riga Photomonth. The title of the festival which runs from May 8 to 27, 2017 is Facts and Clarifications. Works will be exhibited that pay attention to complicated, paradoxical, tragic, as well as humorous cultural situations and their interpretation in our modern world. Riga Photomonth is an international photography festival that takes place in the capital of Latvia since 2014. The festival’s public programme includes exhibitions, artist talks, workshops, lectures and film screenings. In addition Riga Photomonth hosts portfolio reviews and workshops for professionals. (Photo from the series Right Time Right Place)


Days of Awesome Photo Books (Den Haag, The Netherlands) G

LhGWR gallery shows photobook videos nominated for the FLIP Award. The FLIP Photobook Award focuses not on the photobook itself, but on the way of its presentation. With many photography books in fact becoming contemporary art objects, FLIP celebrates the best examples of photobook videos, considering the accompanying video as a stand-alone genre emerging within the photobook culture. Robert Rutöd's Milky Way and Right Time Right Place are on the show reel – exhibition dates: December 10, 2016 until January 26, 2017.


Now! (Vienna, Austria) G

Robert Rutöd has been invited to exhibit photographs from his series Right Time Right Place as part of off-festival Vienna. off-festival Vienna was launched by the House of Photography in 2014 and is held annually in the month of November. The festival stands for an open discussion and a public confrontation with the diverse manifestations and trends in contemporary photography – From November 2 to 23, 2016 at FotoQuartier Wien, Margaretenstraße 127, 1050 Wien. (Photo from the series Right Time Right Place)


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Secvențe – Sequences Photography Festival is an international event focused on showcasing documentary and fine-art series, but it has always maintained a diversity, exposing photojournalistic, travel, architecture and fashion projects as well. Held since 2013, this year's festival takes place in the city of Ploiești, Romania, from September 30 to October 2, 2016. (Photo from the series Right Time Right Place)

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Parallel Vienna 2016 is an art show, exhibition, gallery and studio and remains true to its principle of using abandoned property in the city centre as a presentation platform for new and established art. This year, Parallel Vienna presents an insight into and divergent works of new and established contemporary art for the forth time with more than 400 national and international artists, 20 galleries, 40 project spaces and 42 artist spaces. On invitation of Fotowerk Wien Robert Rutöd introduces his new series Fair(y) Tales – From September 21 to 25, 2016 at Alte Post, Dominikanerbastei 11, 1010 Wien


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"What is a memory? It can be a treasured souvenir. It can also be an invented, or entirely distorted recollection of an experience. Memory lies somewhere in-between truth and fiction." #memory_archive is an in-depth reflection on personal, local & global events in 2015 as experienced by photographers from Australia and around the world. On display from February 4 to 20, 2016. (Photo from the series Right Time Right Place)


Food! (onetwothree, Bremen, Germany) G

In celebration of the Street Food Festival in Bremen, onetwothree is showing an interactive, surprising and sometimes edible exhibition on the theme of Food. onetwothree is a project art space in Bremen, Germany, featuring local, interstate, and international artists. The show will happen the night before the food festival on March 18, 2016. (Photo from the series Less Is More)


Public Interrogation: Outside the White Cube (Manila, Philippines) G

"What is public? What counts as public? The 'public' is a multi-layered concept defined differently depending on how the term is used and framed. It is a notion devoid of singularity and is, grammatically speaking, a terrain of contradictions." – Public Interrogation: Outside the White Cube, an exhibition organized by The Multiple eXposure Project, on display from December 1 to 31, 2015 in Public Spaces, Metro Manila, Philippines. (Photo from the series Right Time Right Place)


FotoWeekDC (Washington DC, USA) G

Right Time Right Place is part of FotoWeekDC, Washington DC, USA. The city-wide festival will run from November 7 to 15, 2015. FotoWeekDC presents exhibitions, lectures, workshops, portfolio reviews, projections, book projects, youth programs and more.


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Right Time Right Place has been invited to participate in 14th Dong Gang International Photo Festival, which takes place in Seoul, South Korea, from July 24 to October 4, 2015 (Photo © Dong Gang International Photo Festival)

Foreboding! (sans Gallery, Oslo, Norway) G
Unexpected (PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary) G

Photography Open Salon
A Retrospective (Anchorage House, London, UK) G

Right Time Right Place showing at East India Docks Office Sessions III, a retrospective selection from Transience and An Eye For An Ear curated by Vanja Karas – Anchorage House, 2 Clove Crescent, London, E14 2BE /East India DLR, on display from November 13 to December 14, 2014

The Professionals' Selfies
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Self-portrait 2 (Xerography, 1978, from the series Made with a Photocopier) is part of The Professionals' Selfies exhibition, on display from October 23 to November 7, 2014 at West46 Gallery in Vienna, Austria

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Right Time Right Place on display at Celebrating Europe. The exhibition is part of the European Prospects programme and will take place at Kaunas Photography Gallery and Meno Parkas Gallery from September 5 to 20, 2014 in Kaunas, Lithuania (Photo © Deimantė M. Piraityė)

From Memory and Oblivion
(Guadalajara, Mexico) G
Eastreet 2
(Lublin, Poland) G
Kolga Tbilisi Photo
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Right Time Right Place (eigensinnig, Vienna, Austria) S
Take Flight (The Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, Virginia, USA) G


Miami Street Photography Festival (Trendy Studio, Miami, USA) G
BlowUp Angkor (Angkor Photo Festival, Siem Reap, Cambodia) G
Alfred Fried Fotopreis (Photo+Adventure, Vienna, Austria) G
Fotonoviembre (Tenerife, Spain) G
What’s The Focus?!? (The Public, West Bromwich, UK) G
Delhi Photo Festival (New Delhi, India) G
Copenhagen Photo Festival (Carlsberg Byen, Denmark) G
SFIPE (Gallery Photographica, San Francisco, USA) G
Int. Feature Photographers (ViewPoint Gallery, Halifax, Canada) G
Smashbox Group Show (Los Angeles, USA) G
Photography Open Salon South-East Asia (George Town, Malaysia) G

Selected. Austrian Photography (33TCT, Stilwerk, Vienna, Austria) G
Right Time Right Place (WUK Projektraum, Vienna, Austria) S
New York Photo Awards (powerHouse Arena, New York, USA) G
Right Time Right Place (Galeria Fotografii, Bielsko-Biała, Poland) S
About Photography (M. Žilinskas Art Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania) G
An Eye for an Ear (Galerie Huit, Arles, France) G
The Fence (Photoville Photography Festival, New York, USA) G
Simply (Center for Fine Art Photography, Colorado, USA) G
klpa12 (Warehouse Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) G
Kolga Tbilisi Photo (Tbilisi, Georgia) G
Photo Annual Awards (Wall Gallery, Teplice, Czech Republic) G
Hang 'Em High (Black Box Gallery, Portland, Orgeon, USA) G
Winter (A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas, USA) G

BlowUp Angkor (Angkor Photo Festival, Siem Reap, Cambodia) G
Moving Focus (Galerie Alma, Vienna, Austria) G
Foto8 Summershow (Host Gallery, London, UK) G
NYPHA'11 Awards (Photographic Centre Peri, Turku, Finland) G
Frozen World (Wall Gallery, Teplice, Czech Republic) G
Paducah Photo (Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky, USA) G
Provocation (NY Photo Festival, powerHouse Arena, New York, USA) G
Urban Landscape (1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, USA) G

go foto & more (Fotowerk Wien, Vienna, Austria) G
f.ort.be.weg.en (Vienna, Austria) G
Public Space (Austrian Museum of Architecture, Vienna, Austria) G
WoRK (NOPA Gallery, New Orleans, USA) G
Art of Photography Show (San Diego, California, USA) G
Less Is More (Siebensterngalerie, Vienna) S

Der bloße Mensch (Standort Höchst, Frankfurt, Germany) G