ABOUT

Laura Russo has been working as a professional visual artist and video editor since she finished her diploma at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Department: Digital Art in 2009, and has participated in exhibitions in Austria and made several short films and artworks. Her focus is on video art, optical phenomenons, art installations and editing. She is now working on an new art installation involving Virtual Reality, 360 degree films and spatial audio. She works and lives in Vienna and Salzburg.

 

Artworks and exhibitions

Dec 2017-April 2018 Video of the Installation „Fata Morgana“
„Ästhetik der Veränderung – 150 Jahre Universität für angewandte Kunst“, MAK, Vienna, Austria

Nov 2016 ongoing Director & Concept
„Just making music“ experimental video art pieces with Michael Hammerstiel

June 2016 Art Director
Shortfilm „Samosa“, Director: Albin Wildner
Premiere September 2016, Inn Kurzfilmfestival Braunau

March-April 2016 „A photographic and cultural journey through Vietnam“
various photographs

Feb-March 2015 „A photographic and cultural journey through Myanmar“
various photographs

April 2014 Editor
Short film „Interference“, Director: Michael Rittmannsberger
Premiere May 2014 at the Festival „Vienna Independent Shorts“

Jan-March 2014 Director‘s Assistant & Editor
Short film „Lost Love“, Director: Daniel Komosny
Premiere October 2014

Jan-March 2014 Director‘s Assistant & Editor
Short film „The beginning of an enmity“, Director: Daniel Komosny
Premiere October 2014

Jan-March 2014 Director‘s Assistant
Short film „Operation: Victoria“, Director: Albin Wildner
Premiere October 2014

Jan-March 2014 Director‘s Assistant
Short film „Noise & Silence“, Director: Albin Wildner
Premiere October 2014

July-Sept 2013 Editor
Documentary „50. Jubiläum Glaubenskirche Wien Simmering – Ein Denkmal von Roland Rainer“, Director: Katrin Mackowski
Premiere September 2013

June-July 2012 Editor
Short film „Talfahrt“, Director: Paul Reisinger
Premiere January 2013 Burgkino, Vienna, Austria

Nov 2012 Video art clip
„Reconfigure(d)“ from Laura Skocek
Yppenplatz 9, Vienna, Austria

June/July 2009 Installation „Fata Morgana“
„The Essence 2009“, exhibition from the University of applied Arts, Vienna, Austria

June 2009 Installation „Fata Morgana“
„Digital Traces“, diploma showing, exhibition from the Digital Arts Class,
University of applied Arts, Vienna, Austria

June 2009 Alias of the installation “Fata Morgana“
„Alias in Wonderland“ group exhibition from the Digital Arts Class,
University of applied Arts, Vienna, Austria

May 2009 Video: „Media- and Stimulus Satiation“ together with Christian Thüringer
accreditation „fmx09 Eyes and Ears of Europe Junior Showcase“
Stuttgart, Germany

May 2008 Collaboration for digital image space „COMBATscience“
from Ruth Schnell and Cathrin Pichler, Volkstheater, Vienna, Austria

June 2007 Installation „Moving Drawers“
„Misused Media“, group exhibition from the Digital Arts Class, 
 University of applied Arts, Vienna, Austria

June 2006 Visualisation thesis of Roger Penrose
for the documentary „Sir Roger Penrose“, Vienna, Austria

2004 Video art clip for Centrope, Central European Region
Premiere WUK, Vienna, Austria

June 2004 Director & Concept
Graduation Film „Michael Schnitzler: A life between two worlds“
Premiere Westlicht, Schauplatz für Fotografie, Vienna, Austria

Education

2004-2009 Master of Arts
University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
Visual Media / Digital Art
Diploma programme, Graduation: Installation „Fata Morgana“

1999-2004 General qualification for university entrance
Höhere Graphische Bundes-, Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt, Vienna, Austria
Special Field: Media Technics and Media Management
Graduation film: „Michael Schnitzler: A life between two worlds“

Work experience

Jan 2018-ongoing On-Air-Promotion Producer
Servus TV, Red Bull Media House, Salzburg, Austria

April 2015-ongoing Editor
Servus TV, Red Bull Media House, Salzburg, Austria
News and magazine editing for „Servus Journal“, „Red Bull TV“, „Servus am Abend“ and „Servus Krone“

June 2016 Freelance Editor
Puls4 TV GmbH & Co. KG, Vienna, Austria
Editing for the „Tax-Waste Show – Bist du Deppert! Update“

Oct 2014-June 2016 Freelance Editor
Puls4 TV GmbH & Co. KG, Vienna, Austria
Editing for the Cooking Show „Koch mit! Oliver“

Sept-Dec 2014 Freelance Editor
Sky Österreich Fernsehen GmbH, Vienna, Austria
Sport News editing for the Magazine „Sky Sport News HD“

June 2014 Freelance Editor
Greenpeace Central- and East Europe, Vienna, Austria
Advertising for TV and Cinema „Petition for the protection of the Indonesian rainforest“

May 2014-June 2016 Freelance Editor
Puls4 TV GmbH & Co. KG, Vienna, Austria
Editing for „Puls 4 News“, „Guten Abend Österreich“, „iLike Magazine“
and Quality Assurance

Nov 2013-Dec 2014 Freelance Editor
Pre TV Postproduction, Vienna, Austria
Magazine editing for „kreuz und quer“, „Heimat fremde Heimat“,
„Weltjournal“ (ORF 2)

Jan-April 2013 Freelance Editor
KidsTv GmbH, Vienna, Austria
Kids TV Puppet Show „Piratenfunk Franz Ferdinand“ (ORF 1)

July-Dec 2012 Editor
KidsTv GmbH, Vienna, Austria
Kids Magazine „Hallo Okidoki Summerspecial“ (ORF 1) and
 Advent calendar „Franz Ferdinand“ (ORF 1)

Sept 2012 Director, Camera Operator & Editor
Monte Russo Design, Vienna, Austria
Promotion video „Waka Huia“

March 2011-July 2012 Editors Assistant
KidsTv GmbH, Vienna Austria
Assistant for all Puppet Shows and Magazines („Piratenfunk Franz Ferdinand“,
 „Servus Kasperl“, „Tom Turbo“, „Hallo Okidoki“, „Freddy´s Wilde Käfer“, etc.)

June-July 2010 Director, Camera Operator & Editor
Monte Russo Design, Vienna, Austria
Music promotion video „Alpenstrand“

Languages

German (mother tongue)
English (advanced)
Italian (beginner)