TOO FAR WEST
By Claire de Foucauld,
Elsa Okazaki, Salvatore Viviano and Jimmy Zurek
(c) Jimmy Zurek
Claire de Foucauld is from France and studied Modern Literature in Lyon and subsequently performance and photography at the Akademy of Fine Arts Vienna. Her work in the fields of photography, installation, performance and text can be seen regularly in Austria and abroad.
Born in France, Elsa Okazaki has already worked in advertising and the film and TV industry. She studied multimedia and photography at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and since 2007 she is working as a visual artist.
Salvatore Viviano was born in Palermo, Sicily. At the age of 18 he decided to leave Italy. Because he loves soft cheese, he remained long in Paris. In 2009 he moved to Vienna where he made new friends. Since then, Salvatore’s work of painting, installations and performances has been frequently presented in solo and group exhibitions in Austria as well as abroad.
Viennese born Jimmy Zurek graduated from the University of Applied Arts Vienna with a degree in painting and graphics. Now Jimmy works as an artist, actor, singer and songwriter, painter, graphic designer and photographer. Jimmy Zurek was part of the Kinderkreuzzug label night during the 10 festival for fashion and photography.