Catharina Pavitschitz is an Austrian born, London based photographer, working across womenswear, menswear, still life and beauty.
Diversity and body positivity are key tenants within her work. This includes but is not exclusive to age, size and ethnicity. She is particularly interested in gender ide
ntity, gender performativity and ideas of no gender at all.By confronting conventional ideas of masculinity as well as the portrayal of the female body, she is aiming to challenge the dominant ideology of masculinity and femininity.
Greatly inspired by surrealism, her work often contains dreamlike and abstract elements, looking to distort and elevate reality.
My work is centered around the fluidity and presentation of identity. I am particularly interested in gender identity, gender performativity and ideas of no gender at all.
Challenging conventional ideas of masculinity as well as the portrayal of the female body in the media are important factors for
Diversity and body positivity are key tenants within my work. This includes but is not exclusive to age, size and ethnicity.
I am also greatly inspired by surrealism and the idea of creating an elevated reality.
I work across womenswear, menswear, still life and beauty.
My clients include Mulberry, Shiseido, Nike and my work can be found in various magazines including Hero, Tank, L’Officiel Italia and more.
Assisting on Set on Campaigns and Editorials
Liaising closely with photographer’s assistants, producers and agents to ensure kit requirements are met, sourcing equipment, on-set trouble shooting, overlooking budgets as well as occasionally rigging for shoots with the assistants.
On top of that I have been managing a team of up to eight people o
f the Big Sky Lighting department which entailed overlooking set ups to ensure this is executed correctly, coordinating location shoots and equipment repairs.
Head Photographer, Studio Manager
Showcasing my work in form of an installation at LCF's MA exhibition at Victoria House in London.
Studying Fashion Photography, exploring analogue photography and alternative processes
Showcasing my work at my first Solo exhibition at Brick 5 in Vienna.
My work was featured in British Journal of Photography in September 2014 and I was selected as one of the best MA students of UK and Ireland by them.
Sample requests and assisting on set.
Sample requests, managing a team of interns, researching, assisting on set for editorials and commercial work.
Studies of Fashion Styling
Sample pick-ups and returns, customising, assisting on set
Studies at High School with emphasis on Fashion Design
Continuous Lighting (Tungsten & LED)