Valerie Habsburg was born in Amstetten, Austria in 1982. She lives and works in Vienna. Since her childhood she has been fascinated by photography. Years later she realized that this was an is an important part of her life. A deep engagement with photography followed and she studied at Prague School of Photography and Friedl Kubelka School for Artistic Photography. Since 2017 she is studying at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna in the video and Videoinstallation class. 'From the silent picture to the moving picture, the closer I get to photography, the more I see. Each image responds to the other… It never was and never is just a simple document.'
Daniel Gallmetzer was born in 1985 and is a Bolzano-born photographer and visual artist living and working in Vienna, Austria. Gallmetzer was studying at Prager Fotoschule (2011-2014) in Linz and School for Artistic Photography Friedl Kubelka (2015-2016) in Vienna. Since 2104 he has been participating in group exhibitions across Austria, Europe and Russia, which include "Parallel Vienna", "Everyday Theatre (Gallery TSEKH, Pskov) and Schattenarchiv III (Studio Eva Kelety, Vienna) - all in 2019, Schattenarchiv II (Wuk Projektraum, Vienna) and "Public Spacec" for Krakau Photo Festival - all in 2018, "Habitat" (Zeitvertrieb Gallery, Vienna), "Schattenarchiv" (Ar topia, Vienna), "Für immer jung" (Music Theatre, linz), "Ohne Titel (Sommerausgabe)" (Fotogalerie, Vienna) - all in 2017, "Portrait" (OÖ Landesbibliothek, Linz) in 2015. Within his practice Daniel Gallmetzer works with the medium of artistic book as well. In 2016 he took part in ViennaPhotoBookFestival and in 2017 joined the Photobook Masterclass hosted by Museum of Modern Art