oliver hartung — photographer

Porträt einer Diktatur

Eine Ausstellung über den Bilderkult der Diktatur Assad in Syrien.
Alte Feuerwache Köln, 19.09.-04.10.2020

Arbeit am Mythos – Orient und Okzident

Always meant as conceptual counterparts and using the same aesthetic framework, my two series These Colors don´t Run and The Arabian Monument are juxtaposed in this group show at the Neue Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst in Gera.
    these colors dont run

Iran A Picture Book shortlists

Iran a Picture Book has been shortlisted for the Author Book Award at Les Rencontres de la Photographie in Arles as well as for Schönste deutsche Bücher 2017 by Stiftung Buchkunst Frankfurt/Main.

The Arabian Monument at HGB gallery in Leipzig

Solo show at the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig includes Syria Al-Assad, Iran a Picture Book and The Arabian Monument.
It´s on until April, 29th, opening times are Tue to Fri 14:00-18:00 and Sa 12:00-16:00.

Iran A Picture Book, special edition

The special edition (20 + 5 a.p.) of Iran A Picture Book is out!
The book is handbound in grey linen with the title silkscreened in pink.
Numbers 1-10 come with a black-white striped band and the print of the TV-Aquarium, Numbers 11-20 come with a pink-white striped band and the print of the Audiotape (the pigment prints on baryta paper have an edition of 12 each).
The book comes wrapped in a pink offset printed poster.
The Book is available through this website (email) for € 150 plus postage.
Mashhad, Iran, 2014.   Sirjan, Iran, 2014.

Arte Journal TV

A short report and interview about my work and exhibition at Galerie Nord on Arte Journal.

Iran A Picture Book – presentation at Walther König bookstore Berlin

Thursday, Dec. 9th at 7 pm.
Buchhandlung Walther König
an der Museumsinsel
Burgstraße 27
10178 Berlin

Interview on Art-Magazin

find it here.

Crosswords 3, Berlin

I am showing some work here. opening November 11th. On until January 14th, 2017

New Book: Iran A Picture Book

After six years of work it´s finally out.
340 pages with 470 colour photographs.
available directly through this website (email) or via Spector Books Leipzig.

Iran, Ein Kinderbuch in Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin

My series of Iranian Monuments published on Nov. 6th in Süddeutsche Magazin.
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Grant by Stiftung Kunstfonds

I have received an additional grant for my new book on Iran with Spector Books Leipzig to be published beginning of 2016.
Thank you Stiftung Kunstfonds.

Project Grant Kulturstiftung Sachsen

I have been awarded a grant by the Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen/ the State of Saxony
for my new book on Iran. It will be published by Spector Books Leipzig beginning of 2016.
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