Born in Austria in 1972.
Having been originally educated in
telecommunications, he then turned to photography
beginning his studies in Prague in 1992.
Kurt founded a school of photography in Austria in
1996 (Prager Fotoschule) and now teaches history of photography,
journalism and he gives lectures at the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences.
Head of the Prager Fotoschule since 2014.
Publisher of photo-books and multiple prize winner in this field.
Kurt‘s work has enjoyed numerous exhibitions both home and abroad.
Over the last years, multimedia projects
have been a focal point of his activities.
„Überlebt – Menschenbilder Lagerbilder“ - 1999
„Der schwarze Ritter“ - 2001
„Sommerschnee“ - 2008
"5070" - 2014
1998 Talent Award for Photography of Upper Austria
1999 Best Book in Austria for "Überlebt"
2009 Finalist for Celeste Prize 2009 (Berlin)
2010 Finalist for the "Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize"
2010 Prix de la Photographie / Paris 2010 1st place - Book (Bideshi Photostudio)
2010 Fotobookfestival in Kassel (Nominated - Dummy Award 2010 for Bideshi Photostudio)
2011 ARTE LAGUNA - ART PRIZE
Winner of the ART RESIDENCE 2011 with VENETIAN SCANS
2012 Finalist "Kuala Lumpur Photoaward 2012