Klaus was born and grew up in Vienna, Austria.

Since 2017 he is living in the little village Bajorai in the north-east of Lithuania.



MA in Photography and Media Art, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania, 2019.

Ostkreuz School for Photography, Berlin, Germany, 2016.

BA in International Development, University of Vienna, Austria, 2012.



Bajorai, University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture, Bialystok, Poland. Sept. – Oct. 2021 (Grand Prix Interphoto Group Exhibition)

Cikoria, Green Door Artists Space and Gallery, Vienna, Austria. Sept. 2021 (Screening – part of ‘Off Grid Photo Festival’).

Bajorai, The Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, Bialystok, Poland. Nov. 2020 – Jan. 2021.

Bajorai, SiSaid Gallery, Klaipeda, Lithuania. Nov. 2020.

Cikoria, Rokiškio Krašto Muziejus, Rokiškis, Lithuania. Aug. 2019 (part of the contemporary art festival ‘StartAs’).

Bajorai, Rokiškio Krašto Muziejus, Rokiškis, Lithuania. June – Aug. 2019.

Bajorai, Vilnius Photography Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania. May – June 2019.

Cikoria, Kuehlhaus Berlin, Berlin, Germany, October 2016. (part of the Group Exhibition ‘Zehn’).


Awards and Grants

Shortlisted for the ‘Grand Prix’ at ‘Bialystok Interphoto Festival 2021’.

Calvert Journal ‘Photographer of the Week’, June 2021.

Winning Image at ‘Life-Framer Award’ with an honorable mention, World Travelers 2020.

Stipend from the Lithuanian Council for Culture, June – Aug. 2020 & Jan. – Aug. 2018


Projects and Residencies

‘Vieta ir Laikas: Naujoji Vilnia’, Collective project of Artists and Photographers. www.naujavilnia.lt

ISSP residency, Riga, Latvia. June – Aug. 2020.



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