Denise Hirtenfelder (*1997, AT)

// is an Austrian conceptual artist working in the fields of text, perfomative installation and textile art. Her projects mainly focus on identity, body/skin, alonesomeness and home. She explores her work by comparing the vulnerable and intimate self to the restraints of our personalities in public and in private space. Hirtenfelder studied fashion at "KunstModeDesign-Herbststrasse" and photography at "School Friedl Kubelka for Artistic Photography" in Vienna. She is currently enrolled for Fine-Arts at Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam. Since 2018 she has been responsible for the creative head tasks at the Austrian fashion & art platform eyes&ah that supports and connects young upcoming artists and established designers.

Hirtenfelder lives and works in Rotterdam and Vienna.


2018 - 

2017/ 18


Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam

School Friedl Kubelka for Artistic Photography, Vienna

KunstModeDesign - Herbststrasse, Vienna




- Foef, Roodkapje, Rotterdam

- Work in Progress, Atelier Stift Millstatt, Millstatt am See

-1/285, Roodkapje, Rotterdam


- Enjoy Photography 6, Camera Austria, Graz

- Red, Red Floor Gallery, Rotterdam

- Common Ground, Fotogalerie, Vienna

- Auge in Auge mit Man Ray, Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna


- Modekollektiv #0817, Semperdepot, Vienna


Organized Events


-Fashion Event 2019, eyes&ah, Millstatt am See

- Opening Work in Progress, eyes&ah in cooperation with KUNSTradln in Millstatt,, Millstatt am See



- Sprungturmeröffnung Millstatt am See, Live-Styling with Anna & Eva Gasser, eyes&ah, Millstatt am See

- Musicweeks in Millstatt, curated exhibition in Kreuzgang Stift Millstatt, eyes&ah, Millstatt am See

- Pulcinella Ball, eyes&ah, Spittal an der Drau

Books/ Publications



- We are eyesandah, in KUNSTradln in Millstatt artist catalogue

- When Snow falls in Vienna, in Togetherness of School Friedl Kubelka for Artistic Photography

- Portraits, in Portraitsession with Eva Schlegel, Workshop of School Friedl Kubelka for Artistic Photogaphy

Internship, Work & More

since 2018


Creative Head of the Art and Fashion Collective eyes&ah; Social Media representation and Artist Management

- Member of the Creative Team of a Fashionevent with Modekollektiv #0817 in Semperdepot Vienna, showing her Final Collection of the Fashioncollege „KunstModeDesign - Herbststrasse"

- Backstage Photography and Dressing at Vienna Fashionweek


- Internship at the Fashion Label LILA, Vienna

- Internship Tailoring, Michaela's Mode Atelier, Jennersdorf

Contact Me


+43 664 2384981

 © 2018 by Denise Hirtenfelder

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