oliver hartung — photographer

Düsseldorf Photo Weekend Portfolio Reviews

On February 1st, I will participate in the portfolio reviews, part of Düsseldorf Photo Weekend 2014 at NRW-Forum. It´s a public event, come if you happen to be in the area. I will talk about my projects on the Middle East.
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Syria al-Assad featured in Prefix Photo #28 Monuments

Very honoured to be the cover artist. And in good company with: Halil Altindere, Lara Baladi, Ahmed Basiony, Coco Fusco, Jan Kempenaers, Amal Kenawy, Michael Love, Adrian Paci, Bahia Shehab and Jeff Wall.
http://www.prefix.ca
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Nomination for the Unseen Dummy Award 2013

Miniaturk has been shortlisted for the Unseen Dummy Award at Unseen Photo Fair in Amsterdam, from 26. to 29. September 2013.
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Förderpreis für Junge Buchgestalter 2013

Syria al-Assad has been shortlisted for the Förderpreis für Junge Buchgestalter der Stiftung Buchkunst, Frankfurt / Main and will be shown at Buchmesse Frankfurt in autumn 2013.
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FOAM Magazine #34

Syria al-Assad is one of 8 dummies presented and published in FOAM Magazine #34 Dummy, Amsterdam.
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solo show: The Arabian Monument at Stadthaus Ulm

The first comprehensive overview of my long-term project on the Middle East including my books and a great wall-installation on Iran at Stadthaus Ulm.
21.04.—23.06.2013, private view 21.04.2013, 11 am.
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solo show: These Colors don’t Run at Roxy Ulm

Parallel to the exhibition at Stadthaus Ulm, I am showing an older project photographed in the USA 2004 at Roxy Ulm.
24.04.—26.05.2013, private view 23.04.2013, 7 pm
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grant by the Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn

Stadthaus Ulm received an Exhibition Grant by the Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn for the production of the exhibition The Arabian Monument at Stadthaus Ulm in April 2013.

Nomination for the Unseen Unpublished Dummy Award 2012

Syria al-Assad has been shortlisted for the Unseen Unpublished Dummy Award.
Offprint Amsterdam, Unseen Photo Fair, from 20. to 23. September 2012.
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The Arabian Monument book presentations in Berlin and Leipzig

Book presentation and private view. Wednesday, 2nd of May, 092012 at 7 pm at Mzin, Buchhandlung und Projektraum für Grafik und Kunst. Paul-Gruner-Strasse 64, 04107 Leipzig.
duration of exhibition: 03.—25.05.2012

Book presentation by the publisher The Green Box at Bar Babette on 16th of May, 2012 at 8 pm. Karl-Marx-Allee 36, 10178 Berlin.
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The Arabian Monument book out now!

The Arabian Monument, a book about my long term project on the Middle East is published by The Green Box Kunsteditionen, Berlin.
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Nomination for Dummy-Award 2012

Syria al-Assad has been shortlisted for the Dummy-Award 2012 of the 5th International Photobook Festival and is on show at Le Bal in Paris from 20th to 22nd of April, 2012. It will then go on tour to MIA Milan Image Art Fair, Little Big Press, Rome and F-Stop Festival Leipzig.
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Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie

Syria al-Assad is part of the “Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie” Photofestival and Exhibition from 20th to 22nd of April, 2012. Schlossmuseum Darmstadt, Marktplatz 15, 64283 Darmstadt.
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