Hans-Christian Schink
bangaloREsident@Pepper House

Hans-Christian Schink was born in Erfurt, East Germany in 1961. From 1986–91 he studied photography at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst (HGB) Leipzig (Academy of Visual Arts) and
earned his Master’s degree there in 1993.             Hans-Christian Schink © Hans-Christian Schink

In 2002 he received a scholarship at the Villa Aurora, Los Angeles, 2012 at the Villa Kamogawa, Kyoto and in 2014 at the German Academy Villa Massimo Rome. He also received various grants and awards, in 2008 he was named winner of the ING REAL Photography Award.
Solo exhibitions of his work were held at MKM Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst, Duisburg; Neues Museum Weimar; Angermuseum, Erfurt; Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk, Cottbus (all in 2011); Landesgalerie Linz at the Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum, Linz (2010); Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Salta and Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Dr. Genaro Pérez, Córdoba, Argentina (2008); Martin Gropius Bau Berlin (2004) and others.
Works by Hans-Christian Schink were included in numerous group shows, among them: The Tropics, Iziko S. A. National Gallery, Cape Town (2009), Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Brasília and Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil Rio de Janeiro (2007–08);
Veto: Zeitgenössische Positionen in der deutschen Fotografie, Deichtorhallen Hamburg (2009); Zwischen Wirklichkeit und Bild: Contemporary German Photography, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo and The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto (2005).
Selected monographic publications are "Fotografien aus Rom" (2015), "Tohoku" (2013), "Fläming" (2012) "Hans-Christian Schink" (2011), "1h" (2010), "Verkehrsprojekte/Traffic Projects" (2004) and "LA" (2004).

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