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Simply Alpbach – The Other Side of the Mountains

Culture / Discussion
german language

The internationally successful photographer Lois Hechenblaikner from Reith/Alpbachtal presents his work and sheds a critical light on alpine mass tourism. His book “The Other Side of the Mountains” has been out of print for a long time. This year the publishing house Steidl has presented a new extended edition.

President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Introduction
Artist, Reith/Alpbachtal

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Franz FISCHLER

President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1978 Doctorate, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
1979-1984 Executive Assistant, Provincial Chamber of Agriculture of Tyrol, Innsbruck
1985-1989 Director, Provincial Chamber of Agriculture of Tyrol, Innsbruck
1989-1994 Austrian Federal Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Vienna
1995-2004 European Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, Brussels
2005-2011 Chairman, Ecosocial Forum Europe, Vienna
2005-2015 Chairman, RISE-Foundation, Brussels
2014-2015 Chairman of the Steering Committee of the EU scientific programme for Expo Milano 2015
since 2012 President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
since 2016 President, Board of Trustees to the Austrian Institute of Advanced Studies (IHS), Vienna


Artist, Reith/Alpbachtal

1978-1983 Kfz.-Elektriker
1984-2003 Reisefotograf
seit 2004 Fotokünstler
 Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl):
2003 Leica Galerie Tokyo; Leica Galerie Solms
2005 Städtische Gotogalerie Montepellier
2009 Leica Galerie Salzburg, Salzburg; Widmer+Theodoridis contemporary, Zürich
2012-2013 Bern/CH, Alpines Museum der Schweiz ALP
2013 Durst Fototechnik, Lienz; Theater Chur, Chur
2014 Stampa/Bergell/CH, Rimessa Castelm, Salzburg Galerie Thomas Sali

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