Transform Arte, Art Fair Eisenstadt

Paul Szimák

Completed studies in business administration at WU Vienna (1991-97).

Besides studying, initially engaged in literary activities.

Publication of humorous poetry collections “Gute Reise, kleine Meise” and “Samstagabend in Eisenstadt” (1991, 1995).

Burgenland State Youth Culture Prize for the poetry collection “Samstagabend in Eisenstadt”.

Composition and performance of the first musical “Klassenlos” at the Theater Center Forum in Vienna and the Cselley Mühle Oslip.

Composition and performance of the second musical “Zehnsüchte” with a tour of schools in Burgenland commissioned by the Burgenland State Government.

Composition and performance of the children’s musical “Schnupfenzwerg und Hustenbär” with a tour of cultural centers in Burgenland, followed by a tour of Austria (1999 to 2002).

6 years as a stage manager at the Schlossspiele Kobersdorf.

6 years as a movement choir/ensemble member at the Vienna Burgtheater.

Participation in productions such as “Cyrano de Bergerac” with Klaus Maria Brandauer, “Weh dem der lügt” directed by Martin Kusej, “Wiener Blut” directed by Johann Kresnik, etc.

Assistant director for various independent theater productions.

In 2002, career change/founding of an advertising agency and starting a family.
Since then, working professionally as a copywriter and photographer.

2015: Opening of own photo studio in Müllendorf, which is also operated as an art platform for photographers, make-up artists, etc.

2022: First participation in “offen” – Open Studio Day in Burgenland.

2023: Publication of the picture book “Rebirth of femininity” (currently in progress).