© 2019 ANJA BOHNHOF 

CURRICULUM VITAE

Born in 1974

EUDCATION

1991 – 1993 apprenticeship as photographer, interior | industry
1994 – 1996 Westfalen-Kolleg Dortmund, high school diploma
1997 – 1999 study of: media planning, University of Siegen, Germany
1999 – 2004 study of: visual communication | photography (Prof. Hermann Stamm), 
degree: Diplom Design (diploma in design), Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany

CURRENT

since 2017 gallery represantation Gallery m, Bochum, Germany
since 2016 member Verein der Düsseldorfer Künstler
2011–2015 creative director, Grätz Verlag, Germany
2006–2014 university teaching position, University of Applied Sciences Cologne

 since 2008 member Gesellschaft für interdisziplinare Bildwissenschaft
since 2006 member of the photo agency neuebildanstalt, Hamburg, Germany

since 2004 freelancer

SCHOLARSHIPS

artist-in-residence Goethe-Institut & Mongolian University of Arts & Culture, Ulan Bator, MNG, 2020

artist-in-residence Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, FR, 2019
scholarship of Kulturwerk VG Bild-Kunst GmbH, Bonn, 2018
scholarship of Rudolf Augstein-Stiftung, 2017
artist-in-residence Klagenfurt, AUT, 2015

publication sponsorship by Endowment for Culture of the Free State of Saxony, 2015
artist-in-residence Goethe-Institut Bangalore & Pepper House Kochi, IND, 2013/14
scholarship of Kulturwerk VG Bild-Kunst GmbH, Bonn, 2013/14
scholarship of federal state North-Rhine-Westphalia for India, 2014
artist-in-residence AIR-Krems, AUT, 2012/13
artist-in-residence for art photography and electronic media, Klagenfurt, AUT, 2012
scholarship of federal state North-Rhine-Westphalia for Kolkata, IND, 2012
artist-in-residence Künstlerhaus Eckernförde, 2011 (with K. Weinert)
artist-in-residence Kavaliershaus Langenargen, Lake Constance, 2011 (with K. Weinert)
scholarship of Kulturwerk VG Bild-Kunst GmbH, Bonn, 2009
project sponsorship by Endowment for Culture of the Free State of Saxony, 2009
project sponsorship of Art and Culture Foundation Ostsächsische Sparkasse«, 2009
artist-in-residence Künstlerhaus Salzwedel, Federal State Saxony-Anhalt, 2008
project sponsorship Emscher : Zukunft, 2007
scholarship of Arts Foundation North-Rhine-Westphalia, 2006
scholarship of Kulturwerk VG Bild-Kunst GmbH, Bonn, 2005
scholarship Art and Memory, Endowment for Culture of the Sparkasse Unna, 2005

AWARDS (SELECTION)

Silver Award German Photo Book Award 2019I20, Stuttgart, 2019

Award Of Excellence, 10. International Creative Media Award, Category: Photo Books, 2019

Laureator Archifoto - Intern. Awards of Architectural Photography, Strasbourg, FR, 2019

honourable mention European Architectural Photography Prize, Frankfurt, 2019 & 2017

nomination DEW21 art prize, Dortmunder U, 2017

Shortlist Felix Schöller Photo Award, Category: Architecture, 2017

3rd prize Portraits - Hellerau Photography Award, Dresden, 2016
Gisela Bonn-Award, Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi, IND, 2015
nomination DEW21 art prize, Museum for Art & Cultural History, Dortmund, 2014

nomination Grand Prix 2013, Festival of Photography, Lodz, PL, 2013
nomination International Marianne-Brandt-Contest, Chemnitz, 2013
honourable mention Opus-Photography Award, Saar Kultur, 2011
honourable mention 9. Aenne-Biermann Award, Museum of Applied Art Gera, 2009

nomination Junger Westen, Kunstverein Recklinghausen, 2009
nomination LeadAwards 2009, Hamburg, 2009
2nd prize photography of architecture, Bauhaus today, 2008 (with Karen Weinert)
1st prize DEW21 Kunstpreis, Dortmund, 2007 (with Karen Weinert)
nomination Grand Prix 2013, Festival of Photography, Lodz, PL, 2013
1st prize International Marianne-Brandt-Contest, Chemnitz, 2007 (with K. Weinert)
nomination Grand Prix 2006, Festival of Photography, Lodz, PL, 2006
2nd prize Mainzer Kunstpreis, Kunstverein Eisenturm, Mainz, 2006
Sachsen Art, Dresdner Bank & Neuer Sächsischer Kunstverein, 2006 (with Karen Weinert)
Prix Beatus Rhenanus de l’Ambitie’ Franco-Allemande, Rencontres de Molsheim, FR, 2004
1st prize student competition, Ministry of the Interior, Berlin, 2004 (with K. Weinert)
Kunstpreis Jesteburg, art week Jesteburg, 2004

Löwenhof-Förderpreis, Kunstforum Löwenhof, Frankfurt a.M., 2004 (with K. Weinert)
2nd prize student competition, Ministry of the Interior, Berlin, 2003 (with K. Weinert)
2nd prize Japan in Germany, Japanese Embassy, Berlin, 2000

EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)
[SE] = Solo Exhibiton, (cat.) = catalogue

2020

Tracking Gandhi, Satya Art Gallery, Navajivan Trust, Ahmedabad, IND, [SE] 
Tracking Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi Mission University, Aurangabad, IND [SE]
Tracking Gandhi, Kunstraum Duisburg [SE]

2019

Tracking Gandhi, City Gallery Klagenfurt, AUT, [SE] (cat.)
Tracking Gandhi, National Gandhi Museum, New Delhi, IND [SE]
Fremdesland, Kunstverein Duisburg [SE]
European Architectural Photography Prize, Architecture Museum, Frankfurt a.M. (cat.)

Benefiz Auction Terre des Femmes, Berlinische Gallery (Kat.)

einblicke, Gallery Torhaus Rombergpark, Dortmund
Zeitkapsel, Josef-Hegenbarth-Archive, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

Art Düsseldorf, International Art Fair, Gallery m Bochum, Düsseldorf
50 Years, Gallery m, Bochum
Great Art Exhibition NRW - DIE GROSSE, museum kunstpalast, Düsseldorf (cat.)
Indiennes - Material for a thousand stories, National Museum, Zurich
, CHE (cat.)

Archifoto - Intern. Awards of Architectural Photography, La Chambre, Strasbourg, FR
2018

Tracking Gandhi, Gallery m Bochum [SE]
INDIA, Photogallery VHS Stuttgart [SE]
RFLXN06, City Gallery Elbeforum Brunsbüttel (cat.)
Art Düsseldorf, International Art Fair, Gallery m Bochum, Düsseldorf
INDIA, MDR Landesfunkhaus Magdeburg [SE]
Kolkata, Kunstraum, Duisburg [SE]

Here and Now, Gustav-Lübcke Museum, Hamm (cat.)
Great Art Exhibition NRW - DIE GROSSE, museum kunstpalast, Düsseldorf (cat.)
Verlust, Sacred Museum, St. Annen Kamenz (cat.)

2017
INDIA, Museum Osthaus, Hagen [SE]
love comes later, Gallery Taj Hotel & German Consulate, Bangalore, IND [SE]
Paris Photo, Intern. Fair for Contemporary Photography, Grand Palais, Paris,FR
European Architecture Photography Prize, Architecture Museum, Frankfurt a.M. (cat.)
DEW21 art prize 2017, Dortmunder U
Encontros da Imagem, Intern. Photofestival, Braga, PRT (cat.)
books for sale, Municipal Libery Neuss [SE]

2016
Fremdesland, Provincial Archives, Berlin [SE]
Great Art Exhibition NRW - DIE GROSSE, museum kunstpalast, Düsseldorf (cat.)
Bahak, Michael Horbach Foundation, Cologne [SE]

Hellerau Portrait Award, Festspielhaus Hellerau, Dresden (cat.)
GDR - Museum Views, Maison de Heidelberg, Montpellier, FR [SE]
Menschenräume, Odonien, 68elf e.V., Intern. Photo Scene Cologne
The Photography and the Things, Royal Palace, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden
what we provide, Salzamt, Linz, AUT
einblicke, Gallery Torhaus Rombergpark, Dortmund

Sichtweisen, Sächsisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst, Dresden

2015
INDIA, City Gallery, Elbeforum Brunsbüttel [SE] (cat.)
Territories of the Self, Kärnten House of Architekture, Klagenfurt, AUT [SE] (cat.)
Language of Memory, Photovisa 2015, Fotofestival, Krasnodar, RUS (cat.)
Photo Kathmandu, Photofestival, NPL
Sachsen-Art, laureate exhibition, 2002-2013, Art Gallery Dresden
Freiraum, Kunstverein Plettenberg (cat.)
Experimento BIO, Historiko Room, Bilbao, ESP
Kunstbox, Depot, Dortmund

2014
Kochi Muziris Biennale, Pepper House Residency Exhibition«, Kochi, IND
The Bicycle, Museum of Labor, Hamburg
Bahak, Abode Hotel, Mumbai, IND
The Poetry of the Functional, New School of Photography, Berlin
Portraits of Human Being, Collection Braus, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheim
DEW21 art prize 2014,
Museum for Art & Cultural History, Dortmund
Reality and Construction, City Gallery Klagenfurt, AUT (cat.)
Kuboshow, Art Fair Flottmannhallen, Herne (cat.)
Human and Work, Museum Zündorfer Wehrturm, Intern. Photo Scene Cologne (cat.)

2013
insights, Städtischer Kunstankauf Dortmund, Torhaus Rombergpark
Affordable Art Fair, Gallery St. Gertrude, Hamburg
books for sale, LOFT - Raum für Kunst und Gegenwart, Ansbach [SE]
The Poetry of the Functional, Intern. Marianne Brandt Contest, Chemnitz (cat.)
Concrete Poetry, Art Museum Bochum
art price 2013, Pfälzische Sezession, Neustadt
books for sale, Musil-Museum, Klagenfurt, AUT [SE]
Grand Prix 2013, 12th Intern. Festival of Photography, Lodz, Poland
Notes on Absence, kunstraumarcade, Mödling, AUT [SE]
Notes on Absence, Castle Ritzebüttel: young photography in castle, Cuxhaven [SE]

2012
books for sale, muehlhausetc., Gallery of Photography, Troisdorf ( cat.) [SE]
books for sale, Art Gallery bautzner69, Dresden [SE]
Here and Now, Gustav-Lübcke-Museum, Hamm
conceptual photography, City Gallery Klagenfurt, AUT [SE]
Great Art Exhibition NRW - DIE GROSSE, museum kunstpalast, Düsseldorf (cat.)
Opus-Photographie-Award 2011, Art in the Rotunda, German Bundesbank, Mainz
Zeitwert, Museum of Applied Art, Gera

2011

rooms - eight artistic positions, badisches kunstforum, Freiburg
for those with desire, Art Gallery Perepherie, Coburg
prohibitions in art space, Leopold Museum, Vienna, AUT
Opus, Gallery HBK Saar, Saarbrücken ( cat.)

2010

Notes on Absence, muehlhausetc., Gallery of Photography, Troisdorf [SE]
Fremdesland, City Gallery Elbeforum Brunsbüttel [SE]
Fremdesland, Memorial Roter Ochse, Halle (Saale) [SE]
Notes on Absence, Haus am Horn, Weimar
Notes on Absence, Hegenbarth-Archive, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (cat.) [SE]
Archifoto 2010 - International Awards, Palais Universitaire, Strasbourg, FR
Photo Festival Russia, Novosibirk State Art Museum, Sibiria, RUS (cat.)
9. Aenne-Biemann-Award, Museum of Applied Art Gera (cat.)
Photo Speaks - 2nd Intern. Festival for Photography, Gallery Iang, Seoul, KOR

2009

Junger Westen, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen (cat.)
Fremdesland, Art Gallery bautzner69, Dresden (cat.) [SE]
Visual Leader 2009, Deichtorhallen Hamburg (cat.)
1st Intern. Festival for Photography and Video, Goeun Museum, Busan, KOR (cat.)
Bauhaus Team Positions, Art Gallery Stadtspeicher Jena
Ohne uns!, Prager Spitze, Motorenhalle Dresden

2008

Tickle Attack, Backlight 08, Goethe-Institute, Helsinki, FI (cat.)
Notes on Absence, art gallery bautzner69, Dresden [SE]
Great Art Exhibition NRW - DIE GROSSE, museum kunstpalast Düsseldorf (cat.)·
Beyond Walls, Noorderlicht, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, NL (cat.)
*Fremdräume, DEW21, Dortmund (cat.) [SE]
floating colours, Industry Museum, Zeche Zollern, Dortmund
Querdenker, Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie (cat.)
Apparaître | Disparaître – Un album allemand, Galerie Condé, Goethe-Institut, Paris, FR

2007

The second view, Neufert Box Weimar (cat.)
IX Bienal Internacional de Fotografia, Santa Cruz, Teneriffa, ESP (cat.)
Mysteries, Secrets, Illusions, National MK. Ciurlionis Museum, Kaunas, LI (cat.)
Poetry of the Functional, Museum of Industry Chemnitz (cat.)
Poetry of the Functional, State Ministry of Saxony, Dresden
I can only see things when I move, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (cat.)
cedefop award: People at work, Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, GR (cat.)
Ego, Wiesbadener Fototage (cat.)
unlimited blue, Kunstverein Eisenturm Mainz
Fotosommer Stuttgart, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart (cat.)
Appearance | Disappearance - a german album, museum of contemporary art,
  Bunkier Stzuki, Krakau, PL (cat.)

2006

Sachsen Art, Neuer Sächsischer Kunstverein, Dresden
Life, Weldekunstpreis, Plankstadt
International Fotofestival Lodz, Patio Centrum Sztuki, Lodz, PL (cat.)
von gestern., Gallery bautzner69, Dresden (cat.) [SE]

2005

Great Art Exhibition NRW - DIE GROSSE, Fair Düsseldorf (cat.)
Fotosommer Stuttgart, Mammut Stuttgart (cat.)
Die Kunst Deutsche(r) zu sein, 7. Intern. Fototage Mannheim-Ludwigshafen (cat.)
geschossen und gedruckt, City Gallery Lüdenscheid
Barriers, Mia Krone Foundation, Künstlerhaus am Lenbachplatz, Munich
terra incognita, Gallery bautzner69, Dresden [SE]

2004

Great Art Exhibition NRW - DIE GROSSE, museum kunstpalast Düsseldorf (cat.)
Academy meets Photokina, Photokina, Cologne
photofaircologne, 17. Intern. Photo Scene, Cologne
Rencontres des Molsheim, Molsheim, FR
Great Art Exhibition Halle, Villa Kobe, Halle (cat.)
Deutschland sucht, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (cat.)
Unknown Sister. Unknown Brother. Part II, Kunsthaus Dresden
terra incognita, Diploma, Haus am Horn, Weimar [SE]

2003

Inherited Stones, Foyer for Young Art, HypoVereinsbank, Hamburg [SE]


Collections

art collection Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden
art collection museum kunstpalast, Düsseldorf
art collection Art from North-Rheine-Westphalia, Kornelimünster
art collection City Gallery Klagenfurt«, AUT
art collection Museum of Applied Art Gera«
art collection City of Dortmund
art collection Foundation of Culture Sparkasse Unna
art collection DEW21 Dortmund

art collection City Gallery Elbeforum
photographic collection Emscher: Zukunft
permanent loan Otto-Dix-Haus Hemmenhofen

international private art collections

Solo Publications

Tracking Gandhi, edition inventio, Dortmund, ISBN: 978-3-00-062675-3

(German Photo Book Award 2019I20: Silver Award; 

10. International Creative Media Award 2019: Award Of Excellence)
Notes on Absence with Karen Weinert, Hesperus *print Verlag, Dresden, ISBN: 978-3-946339-00-7 

(German Photo Book Award 2018: Bronze Award)
INDIA, Stadtgalerie im Elbeforum, ISBN: 978-3-931279-57-8
Territorien des Selbst with Johannes Puch, Heyn Verlag, Klagenfurt, Austria, ISBN: 978-3-7084-055
Love comes later with Marlene Apmann, Revolver Publishing, Berlin, ISBN: 978-3-9573-297-1
Bangalore, Text: Tilmann Rammstedt, Goethe-Institut Bangalore, Indien
Bahak, Revolver Publishing, Berlin, ISBN: 9-783868-953138

(Nomination German Photo Book Award 2014)
Stadt der Bücher, Text: Ilija Trojanow, Langenmüller Verlag, Munich, ISBN: 978-37844-3293-9
books for sale, Hesperus Verlag, Potsdam, ISBN: 978-3-932607-41-7
Zu den Akten, Hesperus Verlag, Potsdam, ISBN: 978-3-932607-26-4

(Nomination German Photo Book Award 2012)
Notes on Absence with Karen Weinert, Hesperus Verlag, Potsdam, ISBN: 978-3-932607-23-3
Innere Angelegenheit, Hesperus Verlag, Potsdam, ISBN: 978-3-932607-21-9
Fremdesland, Hesperus Verlag, Potsdam, ISBN: 978-3-932607-20-2
*Fremdräume with Karen Weinert, Hesperus Verlag, Potsdam, ISBN: 987-3-932607-17-2
von gestern., Hesperus Verlag, Potsdam, ISBN: 3-932697-15-7

Group Publications

Joyful Architecture, architekturbild e.V, ISBN: 978-3-89986-305-4

Verlust, Sören Fischer, Sakralmuseum St. Annen, ISBN: 978-3-910046-77-1

Die Grosse, Verein zur Veranstaltung von Kunstausstellungen e.V. Düsseldorf
Grenzen | Borders, architekturbild e.V., ISBN: 978-3-89986-265-2
Portraits - Hellerau Photography Award, Verlag der Kunstagentur Dresden, ISBN: 978-3-9817866-1-3
Die Grosse, Verein zur Veranstaltung von Kunstausstellungen e.V. Düsseldorf , ISSN: 0931-0908
Human‘s Spaces, 68elf, Cologne
Freiraum, Werkstatt Plettenberg
Wirklichkeit & Konstruktion, city gallery Klagenfurt, AUT
Mensch und Arbeit, 68elf e.V., Cologne
KUBOSHOW, Holger Wennrich
The Poetry of the Functional, Kunstverein Villa Arte e.V., ISBN: 978-3-00-043197-5

Concrete Poetry«, Kunstmuseum Bochum
Die Grosse, Verein zur Veranstaltung von Kunstausstellungen e.V. Düsseldorf , ISSN: 0931-0908
OPUS, Verlag Saarkultur gGmbh, ISBN: 978-3-9813041-5-2

Perspectives, Kettler Verlag, Bönen, ISBN: 978-3-86206-026-9
o.T., Kupferstichkabinett Dresden, ISBN: 978-3-9809255-6-0
9. Aenne Biermann Prize,
Museum of Applied Art, Gera
Ohne Uns!, efau Verlag, Risa, ISBN: 3-9807388-1-7
Photo Speaks, The Society of Korean Photography, ISBN: 978-89-959739-9-8, 2009
Junger Westen, Kerber Verlag, Bielefeld, ISBN: 978-3-93975329-2
LeadAwards, Visual Leader 2009«,Presse Fachverlag, ISBN: 978-3-923165-03-2
Photo Speaks, TheSociety of Korean Photography, ISBN: 978-89-959739-4-3, 2008
Contemporary Photography Projects, People‘s Fine Art Publishing House, Seoul, ISBN: 978-7-102-04166-8
Photography as a Medium, People‘s Fine Art Publishing House, Seoul, ISBN: 978-7-102-04166-7
I can see only things when I move, Deutscher Kunstverlag Munich, ISBN: 978-3-422-06778-3

Behind Walls, eastern europe before and beyond 1989, Noorderlicht, ISBN: 978-90-76703-37-4

Querdenker, Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie e.V., ISBN: 978-3-9810254-6-0
Tickle Attack, Backlight Fotofestival, Finland, ISBN: 978-952-99626-2-4
Die Grosse, Verein zur Veranstaltung von Kunstausstellungen e.V. Düsseldorf , ISSN: 0931-0908
Appearance | Disappearance - a german album, Kunststiftung NRW, ISBN: 978-3-939670-02-5
EGO - Fotografische Positionen zum Ich, 5. Wiesbadener Fotogtage, 2007
Fotosommer Stuttgart, Edition Braus, ISBN: 978-3-89904-287-0
Photomonth in Krakau, Foundation for Visual Arts
The Poetry of the Functional, Kunstverein Villa Arte e.V., ISBN: 978-3-00-021664-0
Kaunas Photo 07, Mindaugas Kavaliauskas, ISBN: 987-9955-9736-3-8
The Second View, Walter Bergmoser, Weimar
People At Work, cedefop, Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki
Wo bleibt die Zeit?, Berliner Wissenschaftsverlag, ISBN: 3-8305-1206-6
Fotofestiwal Lodz, 5. International Festival of Photography in Lodz, 2006
Große Kunstausstellung Halle (Saale), Kunst Halle e.V.
Kaunas Photo Days 06, Mindaugas Kavaliauskas, ISBN: 987-9955-9736-2
Fotosommer Stuttgart, Edition Braus, ISBN: 3-89904-179-8
Die Grosse, Verein zur Veranstaltung von Kunstausstellungen e.V. Düsseldorf , ISSN: 0931-0908
Große Kunstausstellung Halle (Saale), Kunst Halle e.V.
Deutschland sucht, Kölnischer Kunstverein, revolver books, Frankfurt, ISBN: 3-86588-096-7, 2005
Mitten ins Herz, Kitsch oder Kunst, Stadt Detmold
port 02, Bauhaus University Weimar
Kunstwoche Jesteburg, Kunstwoche Jesteburg e.V.
Große Kunstausstellung Halle (Saale), Kunst Halle e.V.
1. Decade - Diploma, Universitätsverlag Weimar, ISBN: 3-86068-226-1, 2004
Tierfotografie, Universitätsverlag Weimar, ISBN: 3-86068-206-7
10. Kunstausstellung Natur-Mensch, Nationalpark Harz
Die Grosse, Verein zur Veranstaltung von Kunstausstellungen e.V. Düsseldorf , ISSN: 0931-0908

ESSAY

Fremdenzimmer, Autoren: Anja Bohnhof (Einführung), Elisabeth Steiner, Fotograf: Gerhard Mauerer, Heyn Verlag, Klagenfurt, 2017, ISBN: 978-3-7084-0580-3

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATION

Das fotografische Bild im www [The Photographic Image in the World Wide Web] with Kolja Kracht, in:        Webwissenschaft - Eine Einführung, LIT Verlag, Münster, 2008, ISBN: 978-3-8258-0947-8

MAGAZINES

DIE ZEIT, ZEITmagazin, tasveer journal, fountain ink, bozzetto, posi+tive magazine, Magazin für Orte, India! Magazin, Verdi, taz, Aufbau Verlag, Aviso, Akademie der Künste Berlin, Häuser, PlanerIN, ProfiFoto, Photonews, Fotoheft, artist window, HANT Magazin für Fotografie, P3, Marie, Claire China, etc.