Simon Lehner was born in Wels, Austria in 1996. He is currently studying Photography at the University of applied Arts in Vienna, Austria and is represented by the Agency Anzenberger. In 2017 he published his first photo-book "Jaga" with the publisher Fotohof edition wich was shown at: Les Rencontres d‘ Arles, Arles, Paris-Photo, Kassel Photobook festival and featured in die Zeit, Vice Magazine and more. With his ongoing book-project "Men don't play / Men do play" he was shortlisted for the Unseen Dummy Award, Amsterdam in 2017, wich was exhibited at Unseen Amsterdam. Simon Lehner’s work comes from personal experiences as it explores the relationship of direct observation, performance, human evolution and its transformation onto psychology, and sociology. Searching for mental structures and patterns of behavior as he embeds himself into the series to tackle a bigger subject matter and create a deeper, more personal viewpoint.
For more informations : www.simon-lehner.com