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ANDRÉAS LANG  -  biography

born in Zweibrücken/Palatinat.1983-85 drummer in the Nasse Hunde punk band.
1985-91 assistant to international photographers. 1991-01 works in Paris as a free-lance photographer. from 1995 non-commissioned works, including video, experimental and documentary films (trips to Iraq and to Northern India). Residency in Australia, first works on nature and landscapes, which from then on became central themes. From 1999 on he works on a long-term project about European landscapes. The years 2006 and 2007 saw the creation of the Eclipse series on landscapes of the crusades and Christianity, journeys to Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Syria and Turkey. 2008/10 followed by residencies in Cairo and Damascus for new photographic and video work. 2011/12 work on a new project on (post-) colonialism, journey to Central Africa.

awards and grants:
Grant for contemporary art projects, awarded by the city of Munich, 2010
DG award for contemporary art - Gebhard Fugel Preis, 2008
Green Leaf Award for Photography, NWM (UN World Environment Days Algiers) 2006
European grant and scholarship for Poland 2005
Prix Agfa Multicontrast/Frankreich 2000
Prix Aidda de la photographie sociale et documentaire, Paris 2000

collections:
Kunstbibliothek – SMB, Staatliche Museen Berlin, German Historical Museum - Berlin, Museum of Photography – Munich
Allianz Collection, Artothek - Bildersaal Munich, Videoteque de Paris, Sammlung Kunstparterre, Sammlung SØR Rusche
Maison Victor Hugo - Musée de la ville de Paris, private collections


bibliography and publications (a selection):
Un Peuple de Promeneurs, book, A.Lang-A.Romanes, Edition Le temps qu’il fait, France 1998
Andréas Lang .Veronique Boissaq, catalogue, Gallery Le Parvis, France 2001
Hans Christian Andersen - Märchen, book, Goehring Editions 2001
Eine Reise in die Innenwelt, portfolio, Photo International nov/dec.02
Andréas Lang, portfolio, Pozytyw Magazin, Poland 2005
"Berlin ist für mich...," Vogue 11/05, portfolio, Berlin seen by 8 german photographers
Under the Skin, portfolio, Leicaworld 1/06
Geographie des Geheimnisvollen, portfolio, Schwarzweiss Magazin 54, okt/nov 06
NYC - Das vermessene Paradies, portfolio, Reader, House of World Cultures – Berlin 07
Topographien mit Gedächtnis - Andréas Lang, portfolio, Photo-International nr:3/08
Eclipse - Andréas Lang, catalogue/book, DG – Gallery (dt.Gesellschaft f. christl.Kunst), Munich 08
FÜNF, catalogue, Kunstarkaden, cultural dept. city of Munich 2009
Sous les Ogives, artist book, 9 plates, 3rd chapter Notre Dame by Victor Hugo, Edition Tbe-Barcelona 2009
Menschen, Orte, Zeiten – Photographie am Deutschen Historischen Museum, catalogue/book, Edition Braus 2010
Grabado y Edicion, art revue, portfolio and interview, nr.25, Spain 2010
Paris-Berlin magazine, portfolio and article, Sept. 2011
German Champions, portfolio and interview, corporate magazine, Japan
Eyes on Paris – Paris im Fotobuch 1890 bis heute, Hans-Michael Koetzle, catalogue, Hirmer Verlag
Unter Bäumen – die Deutschen und der Wald, DHM –Berlin, catalogue
Schöne Landschaft - Bedrohte Natur, Alte Meister im Dialog mit zeitgenössischer Kunst, Sammlung SØR Rusche
Kunsthalle Osnabrück, catalogue, Kerber Verlag 2013