News

JULY 2017

Photo exhibition and Book ISTANBULUM

Really honoured to be featured in LIFE FORCE Magazine with my book and essay "ISTANBULUM" this month. Especially in the company of so many amazing photographers

​From now on it is possible to buy signed books on my site and from autumn 2017 we will offer exclusive artist prints in a small edition.

JUNE 2017

It's all about time and water: Just came back from a journey from Swaziland. Again, I was very aware of how it is to live without running water and electricity, since my first trip to KENYA in 1998 for the magazine GEO. It was a journey in a different time. Work in progress.

APRIL 2017

Photo exhibition and Book ISTANBULUM

Dismantling of the permanent photo exhibition "Istanbulum"
(2012-2017), in various private residencies - Istanbul, Turkey

September 2016

Group exhibition "Angekommen. Das lange Warten."
Vertretung des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz in Berlin
In den Ministergärten

April / May 2016

Atelier + Kantine in Dömitz: "Weggehen. Ankommen.
Flucht + Aufbruch in Europa"
Photos from my series: "Angekommen. Das lange Warten."
(Berlin, LAGESO)

April 2016

To protect the elephants in Kenya:
"The vision of the warrior".

Alverde magazine // a tempo / in every dm drugstore in Germany

February / March 2016

FREELENS Gallery in Hamburg: "Bitte warten..."
Photos from my series: "Angekommen. Das lange Warten." (Berlin, LAGESO)
Group exhibition about refugees

DECEMBER 2015

A tempo magazine "Großväterchen Pope", Pater Ivans Arche,
Project in Bulgaria,
together with Claus-Peter Lieckfeld (author).

"Kunst am Ammersee" with the photographer
Date: 11th of december,
Event: film, lecture and photographs

A tempo magazine...
"Kunst am Ammersee"

November 2015

Kenya on assignment

April/June 2015

Exhibition at Gallery LISTROS, Berlin, Germany
"Day by Day – in Kambaland"
Dates: April 30th to June 11th
Vernissage: April 30th, 8 pm

January 2015

Johannesburg, South Africa

October 2014

Fotoistanbul Festival in Istanbul and work in Bulgaria

September 2014

Andrea moved to Berlin, Germany

July/August 2014

Work in Istanbul. And German magazine PHOTONEWS published a comprehensive report about my work. View PDF version here.

May 2014

Teaching at a Photo Workshop in Istanbul, together with my colleague Claudia Wiens

April 2014

Swaziland on assignment

March 2014

GEO magazine 4/2014 published "Menschenkinder". See Kenya work in the portfolio section

December 2013

Work at the Robert Bosch Foundation, Germany, jury member of the "border crossing" program

November 2013

Kindernothilfe Media Award 2nd place together with A. Gardiner for the work "The Brave Children of Kampala", in the categories of "Children's Jury" and "Childrens Rights in One World"

October 2013

Kenya on assignment

Portfolio

The vision of the warrior

Angekommen. Das lange Warten

Istanbulum

A day at school for Francis Mutia

A Family Story
Kenya

Istanbulum

A new home – An Orphanage
Bulgaria

The Brave children of Kampala

People and their stories in turkey

Eastwards - Turkey

In transition
Mongolia

Roses for europe
Ethiopia

Published

selected work

GEO Theme Special

GEO Menschenkinder

11 Freunde

Booklet

Brigitte

Zeitzeichen


Andrea's work has been published in numerous magazines and papers, including; Amnesty International, BMZ, 11 Freunde, Chrismon, Le Monde, Brigitte, Brigitte Woman, ZEIT Magazine, Annabelle, Marie-Claire, Elsevier, Die ZEIT, Focus, LFI, FAZ, Time Out, PHOTO World, Der Spiegel, GEO, GEOlino, Greenpeace magazine, MISSIO, National Geographic Traveller, taz, terres des femmes, TIME Magazine, Tomorrow Focus

Exhibitions

2016

"Angekommen. Das lange Warten."
Vertretung des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz in Berlin,
In den Ministergärten, Berlin, Germany
Group exhibitions at FREELENS Gallery, Hamburg, Germnany
Atelier + Kantine, Dömitz, Germany

2016

"Angekommen. Das lange Warten."
Group exhibitions at FREELENS Gallery,
Hamburg, Germany
+ Atelier + Kantine,
Dömitz, Germany

2015

"Day by Day - in Kambaland"
Gallery LISTROS,
Berlin, Germany

2013 & 2012

"Turkish/German People and their stories in turkey"
in Turkey with the Cultural department of the German Embassy.
Travelling exhibition through Turkey
(Ankara, Antalya, Istanbul, Izmir, ...)

2011

"Istanbulum"
Art gallery together with the Goethe Institute
Istanbul, Turkey

2010

African Football: "Focus on background"
Kunstleben, Hamburg, Germany

2009

"Borderland/Promised Land"
Art Landing, Aschaffenburg & Römer 9, Frankfurt, Germany

"The Germans and their National Symbols"
Haus der Geschichte, Bonn, Germany

2008

"Exhibition against FGM"
Terre des Femmes
Germany, Switzerland

2007

"Promised Land"
Art Landing, Aschaffenburg, Germany

"Il corpo imprigionato, African Images"
Cross-Cultural Center, Torino, Italy

2006

"Visions : Palestine"
Gallery, Kingdom of Bahrain

"Asian Communities in Berlin"
lueckeundpartner, Berlin, Germany

2005

"Millennium Development Goals 2015"
BICC, Bonn, Germany

2004

"Promised Land"
Robert Morat Gallery, Hamburg, Germany

"Visions : Palestine"
Hamburg University, Germany

2003

"Visions : Palestine"
Emerson Gallery, Berlin, Germany

About

Andrea Künzig is a photographer based in Berlin. She has lived and worked in various countries in Africa and Asia. One of her latest projects has been documenting People of Turkey, while living for 4 years in Istanbul (2010-14).

Andrea received her degree in Political Science at the Free University Berlin. In 1994 she went to Jerusalem to document the Israeli-Palestinian between Peace efforts and conflicts.

This was followed by long stays in Israel, the Arab world and in Kenya (1994 to 1998). Much later, she attended a professional class in Photography by Prof. Arno Fischer in Berlin from 2001 to 2004.

Andrea undertakes documentary photography projects worldwide, focusing on political, social and humanitarian themes. Her clients are distinguished magazines and newspapers, including GEO, Time Magazine, The National Geographic Traveller, Deutsche Welle and Die ZEIT as well as NGOs, such as the German Foundation for World Population, SOS Children's Village, Terre des Femmes and UNDP.

She has received several awards and grants for her photographic work, most recently a media prize from "Kindernothilfe" on the theme: "The brave children of Kampala" (2013). She has received two "VG Bild Art" scholarships from Germany, and from 2012 to 2014 she worked at the Robert Bosch Foundation as a Jury member on the "border crossing" program.

Andrea has published two books: " Visions: Palestine", 2004 and "Istanbulum", 2010.


Andrea Künzig


Awards & Grants

2013

Kindernothilfe Media Award
2nd place, together with the writer A. Gardiner
"The brave children of Kampala"
"Children rights in One World"

2010

European Journalist Award for Excellence in Journalism
for a photo essay about Ethiopian women suffering from fistulas
World Population Foundation, Amsterdam

Prize for an African Football essay
in Dokfünf photo competition

2009

Photojournalism Prize
for a story about "World Population" for DSW

2008

Grant from the cultural foundation of VG Bild-Kunst
for the Turkey Project

2004

Grant from the cultural foundation of VG Bild-Kunst
for the Israel/Palestine Project

Prize from the AUP for Photography
for "Visions : Palestine"

2001

Nominated by UNICEF as international children's photographer of the year

Contact

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