Peter Bialobrzeski

Biography

Peter Bialobrzeski (*1961, Wolfsburg, Germany) is famous for his investigations of urban space and is regarded as one of the most distinguished voices in contemporary photography coming out of Germany today. He studied Politics and Sociology before he became a photographer for a local paper in his native town of Wolfsburg/Germany. He travelled extensivly in Asia before he went to study photography and design at the Folkwangschule Essen and the London College of Printing. His work has been exhibited extensively in Europe, the US, Asia, Africa and Australia. He received numerous awards including the prestigious World Press Photo Award 2003 and 2010. Peter Bialobrzeski has been a visiting professor for photojournalism at the University of Essen in 1998/99. Since 2002 he is a regular professor for photography at the University of the Arts in Bremen/Germany. In 2012 Peter Bialobrzeski was honored with the Dr. Erich Salomon Award by the German Society of Photography (DGPh). He lives and works in Hamburg.

Peter Bialobrzeski (*1961, Wolfsburg, Deutschland) ist berühmt für seine Untersuchungen des urbanen Raums und gilt heute als eine der wichtigsten Stimmen in der zeitgenössischen Fotografie aus Deutschland. Er studierte Politik und Soziologie, bevor er in seiner Heimatstadt Wolfsburg Fotograf für eine Lokalzeitung wurde. Er reiste intensiv in Asien bevor er Fotografie und Design an der Folkwangschule Essen und am London College of Printing studierte. Seine Arbeiten wurden in Europa, USA, Asien, Afrika und Australien intensiv ausgestellt. Er gewann mehrere Preise, darunter den prestigeträchtigen World Press Photo Award 2003 und 2010. Peter Bialobrzeski war 1998/99 Gastprofessor für Fotojournalismus an der Universität Essen. Seit 2002 ist Peter Professor für Fotografie an der Universität der Künste in Bremen. 2012 wurde Peter Bialobrzeski mit dem Dr. Erich Salomon Preis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Photographie (DGPh) ausgezeichnet. Er lebt und arbeitet in Hamburg.

2018
“Space”, Triennale der Photographie, Hamburg, Germany
2018
“Mumbai Suburbia – Urban Environment in Crisis”, MMB Gallery, Mumbai, India
2017
“Die zweite Heimat”, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
2017
“Wuhan Diary”, Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan, China
2016
“The City”, Photobastei Zurich, Switzerland
2015
“Das Versprechen der Stadt”, Freie Akademie der Künste, Hamburg
2012
“Megatropolis”, ENSA, Paris, France
2012
“The Raw and the Cooked”, Festival Reggio Emilia, Italy
2010
“Paradise Now”, Alfred Ehrhard Stiftung, Berlin, Germany
2008
“TIGRI DI LUCE”, Museo di Fotografia Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
2012
Dr. Erich Salomon Award, German Society of Photography (DGPh)
2010
World Press Photo Award
2003
World Press Photo Award
2017
Goethe Institute Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
2017
Wuhan Art Museum / Goethe Institute, Wuhan, China
2016
Bangalore Residency, Kochi, India
2015
Wolfsburg Art Museum, Wolfsburg, Germany
2009
Nirox Residency, Johannesburg, South Africa

Wuhan Diary

TheVelvetCell, Berlin, Germany

Beirut Diary

TheVelvetCell, Berlin, Germany

Die zweite Heimat

Hartmann Books, Stuttgart

Kochi Diary

TheVelvetCell, Osaka, Japan

Wolfsburg Diary

TheVelvetCell, Osaka, Japan

Taipei Diary

TheVelvetCell, Taipei, China

Athens Diary

TheVelvetCell, Taipei, China

Cairo Diary

TheVelvetCell, Taipei, China

Nail Houses

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, Germany

The Raw and the Cooked

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, Germany

Informal Arrangements

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, Germany

Case Study Homes

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, Germany

Paradise Now

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, Germany

Lost in Transition

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, Germany

Heimat

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, Germany

Neontigers

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, Germany

xxxholy

Kruse Verlag, Hamburg, Germany

Exhibitions