Michael Tsenti from Hotshoe Magazine interviewed me about Syria al-Assad. Worth reading!
oliver hartung — photographer
Winner of Düsseldorf Portfolio Reviews
I am one of the lucky four winners of the Düsseldorf Portfolio Reviews.
I will produce a Photo Essay for Arte Creative, that will be presented at Arles later this year.
Thanks to the Reviewers and especially the organizers!
Help realize my photobook Syria al-Assad on Indiegogo!
I have launched a crowd-funding campaign on Indiegogo for my new photobook Syria al-Assad.
This will be a great book, the dummy has already been shortlisted for many awards!
You can pre-order the book or get limited edition prints until February 23rd here!
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.
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.
Participating in Biennial of Photography BIP 2014 in Liege, Belgium
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.
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.
FOAM Magazine #34
Syria al-Assad is one of 8 dummies presented and published in FOAM Magazine #34 Dummy, Amsterdam.
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.
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
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Nomination for the Unseen Unpublished Dummy Award 2012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.
New York Times lens blog
Syria al-Assad is shown on the Lens Blog of the New York Times.
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.