Visual artist, musician
contact: edda_AT_mur.at
lives in Graz, Austria

Exhibitions since 1991
The focus lies on collecting material, narrating something about the actual condition of the world according to points of interest.
The material is the basis for:
* comics, series of drawings and montages in printmedia
* paintings, installations and performances in exhibitions

1991–1998 actor and protagonist at the artist’s collective FOND, Graz

In 2000 founding of TONTO-COMICS. Since 2001 maintaining this project as an artist’s group together with Helmut Kaplan; Michael Jordan joined up in 2003.

2007–2010 working at the programmatic forum of Forum Stadtpark (Graz) as curator for comics and congeners

From 2002 onwards increasing interest in musical projects: at first videos for Laleloo (Robert Lepenik and Bernhard Lang), later and up to today concertante mini scenarios with the duo STROBLAK (Edda Strobl, Renate Oblak)

Since 2008 studio at the SCHAUMBAD – freies Atelierhaus Graz

2010–14 teachings at the University for Applied Arts Vienna (Institute for the Art of Language), Technical University Graz (Architecture, Institute for Contemporary Art)

Foreign exchange scholarship of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Arts in London (1996) and in Chicago (2000), Art Award of the City of Graz (1999)

Artwork shown in catalogues, solo and group exhibitions at home and abroad
Comics and graphic novels published by Tonto and in international anthologies


Exhibitions, group exhibitions, presentations, lectures, performances:
a. o. Neurotitan, Berlin; Forum Stadtpark, Graz; Obala Meeting Point, Sarajevo; Centro Centro, Madrid; Comic festivals in Helsinki, Bologna, Erlangen, Saarbrücken, Kassel, Linz, Belgrad, New York, Toronto …

Guest professorship at the University of Art, Kassel (Comic and Illustration)
Outstanding Artist Award for Comic und Caricature 2012


Das was bleibt (That what persists – Performance, 2016
sponsored by
ART STEIERMARK (Land Steiermark, Kultur, Außenbeziehungen)

Theater! – book, 2017
sponsored by
ART STEIERMARK (Land Steiermark, Kultur, Außenbeziehungen)
Bundeskanzleramt Österreich, Kunst und Kultur
Stadt Graz, Kultur
printed by RISOGRAD, Graz.

Special thanks:
3 plays by zweite liga für kunst und kultur were the sources for both projects.
Heidrun Primas, Vera Hagemann, Helmut Kaplan and Johannes Schrettle, helped to sharpen my view, concerning the content of the books.
Karin Buol for proofreading.
With Helmut Kaplan/Tonto I assembled the books.