Andréas Lang – The haunting of New Xork Times Square

Posted September 4th, 2013


Andreas Lang - The haunting of New Xork Times Square
Andréas Lang was born in Zweibrücken/Palatinat. From 1983-85 he was the drummer in the „Nasse Hunde“ punk band,
1985-91 he worked as an assistant to international photographers. 1991-01 he worked in Paris as a freelance photographer. Since 1995 he has devoted himself increasingly to his own non-commissioned works, including video, experimental and documentary films (trips to Iraq and to Northern India).

Residency in Australia, first works on nature and landscapes, which from then on became central themes. From 1999 he worked on a long-term project about European landscapes. The years 2006 and 2007 saw the creation of the „Eclipse“ series in Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Syria and Turkey. This was followed in 2008/09 by further stays in Cairo and Damascus for new photographic and video work. 2011/12 work on a new project on (post-) colonialism in Africa.

Awards and grants:
Grant for contemporary art projects, awarded by the city of Munich, 2010
DG award for contemporary art – Gebhard Fugel Preis, 2008
Green Leaf Award for Photography, NWM (UN World Environment Days Algiers) 2006
European grant and scholarship for Poland 2005
Prix Agfa Multicontrast/Frankreich 2000
Prix Aidda de la photographie sociale et documentaire, Paris 2000

Kunstbibliothek – SMB, Staatliche Museen Berlin
German Historical Museum – Berlin
Museum of Photography – Munich
Allianz Collection for Contemporary Art
Artothek – Bildersaal Munich
Videoteque de Paris
Collection Kunstparterre
private collections

On Air: Andréas Lang – The haunting of New Xork Times Square, november 2003

The ikono On Air Festival will show Andréas Lang’s film The haunting of New Xork Times Square, november 2003 (7.30 min, 2007, super 8 on dv)


-> Homepage of Andréas Lang : www.lang-photo.com
-> Andréas Lang on Vimeo