Kurdwin Ayub

I am born in Iraq 1990. I am working as an independent director, writer and performance artist in Vienna. I was studying in the painting and animation class of Judith Eisler at the university of applied arts Vienna from 2008 to 2013. Simultaneously (2011) I was also participating in the class for performance art by Carola Dertnig at the academy of fine arts Vienna. Since 2010 I have been part of many film festivals and solo presentation in Austria and abroad. 2011 and 2012 I received the short film prize of the Viennale and 2013 the Vienna Independent Shorts Newcomer film prize. Currently I am directing my first feature-lenght film, the documentary PARADISE! PARADISE! and writing the script for the feature NINJA_NINJA.