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‘The limits to growth’. Pictures from the series ‘Ctrl-X, a Topography of e-waste will be shown at f2 fotofestival in Dortmund, Germany. The festival aims to present contemporary positions and tendencies in photography. It will take place from June 22 to 16th of July.
back in China until mid of May
excited to be a participant at this year’s Addis Foto Fest, alongside amazing photographers from all over the world
recipient // GRENZGÄNGER Fellowship 2016 // Robert Bosch Stiftung and Literarische Colloquium Berlin (LCB)
My work about Lesbos received ‘Remarkable Award’ at SIENA INTERNATIONAL PHOTO AWARD
TheDocumentaryProjectFund focuses on supporting documentary photography, its photographers and improving communities. Excited to receive the ‘Established Artist award’ !!!
my pictures from Lesbos won Gold in Prix de la Photographie Paris
My story about tobacco farming in Malawi has been publishd
by Sueddeutsche Zeitung Weekend.
‘Death Metals – Mining for the first world’ will be shown at
Lumix Fotofestival in Hannover 15.06.-19.06.2016
Received the VG Bildkunst grant which will enable me to continue my
mining project in Asia and South America.
Great News: Ctrl-X – a topography od e-waste will be shown at Athen Photo Festival
***Greece/ ATHEN*** APhF 2016 // Benaki Museum
Exhibition Dates: 9 JUNE – 31 JULY, 2016
upcoming exhibition: Karvasla Museum, Tiblisi, Georgia 12 th May
Next Friday Simon Norfolk, Dougie Wallace and I will open our exhibitions with stories from India and Afghanistan – at Karvasla Museum, Tbilisi. Please come along if you can.
upcoming exhibition : 30 April – 2 July 2016
***Australia/ MELBOURNE*** Monash University //Museum of Art
Panel with screening in Berlin // Ostkreuz – Agentur der Fotografen // 15.04.2016 · 20.00 Uhr
„Migration in Images. The photographic representation of migration and the media“
Urban Spree Galerie // Revaler Straße 99 // Berlin
Jörg Brüggemann (Ostkreuz), Sibylle Fendt (Ostkreuz), Sean Gallup (Cheffotograf für News Deutschland, Getty Images), Lars Lindemann (Fotochef Geo), Kai Löffelbein (freier Fotograf)
Moderation: Georg Diez (Der Spiegel)
On my way to Central African Republic.
upcoming exhibition : ‘Lost and Found’ my pictures will be part of #refugeecamera exhibition in Hamburg.
Contrubuting photographers are Jacobia Dahm, Souvid Datta, Daniel Etter, Jan Grarup, Ciril Jazbec, Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin, Kai Löffelbein, Aris Messinis, Alessandro Penso, Espen Rasmussen, Nicole Tung, Patrick Witty and Kevin McElvaney with his project.
Basecamp Hamburg // Warnholtzstrasse 4, 22767 Hamburg //
FRIDAY 1.04.16 ——- Vernissage (Party) • 6pm – open end
started DESKTOPKIDS today.
A tumblr bog with visual outakes which might be different from my common ‘photo approach’ or didn’t find it’s place in a publication.
Lumix Fotofestival Hannover / Wednesday, June 15 until Sunday, June 19
/ / my tin story from Indonesia will be part of the exhibition
my story about refugees on Lesbos is shortlisted for the ‘Henri Nannen Preis 2016‘.
Group exhibition at Freelens Galerie Hamburg
/ / 11. Februar – 31. März 2016 – FREELENS Galerie / Steinhöft 5
photos: Evgeny Makarov // www.evgenymakarov.com
find my story about tin mining in Indonesia in the new stern magazine !! Bangka island produces currently one third of world’s tin, used widely in the electronics and IT industry by major brands.
new on instagram
feature shoot published my pictures I recently took at Lesbos, Greece.
on assignment for stern magazine in Indonesia
feature // DIE ZEIT
in Lesvos, Greece – covering the so-called refugee crisis
feature // FAZ
Tin mining story – Death Metals – Mining for the first world – received HONORABLE MENTION at PX3 – Prix de la Photographie Paris
Toys to the world. Cheap plastic at a high price: I visited Shantou in China, the self-proclaimed toy manufacturing capital of the world. Have a look – LFI – Leica Fotografie International print issue with a text by Kai Strittmatter
Bruno Barbey, Mario Marino, Roland & Sabrina Michaud, Peter Sanders and I
will exhibit at The Empty Quarter Gallery, 30. June – 13. Sep. 2015, in Dubai
My pictures ‘Death Metals- Mining for the first world’ are among the 12 finalists of Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation For Documentary Photography. The documantary funded by the Magnum Emergency Foundation is shoot in Indonesia last year.
Im Rahmen der Triennale der Photographie zeigt FREELENS am Freitag, 26. Juni ab 22.00 Uhr eine Auswahl von Arbeiten seiner Mitglieder, die bei nationalen und internationalen Wettbewerben ausgezeichnet wurden.
on assignment for Welthungerhilfe – annual report 2014
Located in the East Wing of Somerset House London the exhibition shows over 90 thought-provoking large-scale photographs on the theme of ‘Scarcity-Waste’, highlighting the conflict between the increasing scarcity of natural resources. Ctrl-X is part of it.
in Uganda for NGO Welthungerhilfe
Photographic Museum of Humanity is the first Internet Museum dedicated to contemporary photography. Every month the Museum presents a new exhibition made with a selection of photos and works.
Ruth Eichhorn curated this month selection on German Photography.
Publication in Fotografi Magazine Norway
E-waste on NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ESPANOL
New exhibition | Siegen | Gallerie Haus Seel | 1.03. – 23.03.15 |
'Inna und Karl - Trauma und Leid' Portrait ehemaliger Zwangsarbeiter
2 – double page-spreads in New Scientist /GB
recent publication about harsh working conditions in Chinese toy factories – in Süddeutsche Zeitung with text by Kai Strittmatter.
Group exhibition in Erlangen 1. Februar – 26. April 2015
in cooperation with Stiftung Haus der Geschichte
lecture on impact of photography, consumption and waste
invited by ELAN – Entwicklungspolitischen Landesnetzwerkes Rheinland-Pfalz
lecture on photography and change at Gymnasium Burgdorf
my pictures are part of the third edition of the Addis Foto Fest in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Addis Foto Fest December 1- 7, 2014
Big photospread on electronic waste in Sunday Times Magazine / Spectrum with my picture stories
Social Design Forum “perspectives 14“
lecture and discussion about impact of design at
e-waste story from China won Silver at Px3- Prix de la Photographie in category Feature Story
book launch with UNICEF ‘WE THE CHILDREN’
at Frankfurt book fair
© Felix Schmitt/Edition Lammerhuber
Project CTRL-X made it to APA / Lucie Foundation Scholarship shortlist!
my new project supported and featured by Magnum Foundation
working for WELTHUNGERHILFE in Malawi
Finalist at Greenpeace Photo Award
Online voting for audience award has started – please concider to vote for my project
This week: SPIEGEL digital – my cage people pictures from Hong Kong
back from Indonesia