living in Berlin. born in Zweibrücken/Palatinat. 1983-85 drummer in the Nasse Hunde punk band. 1985-91 assistant to the photographers Dieter Blum, Michael Leis, Werner Janda. 1991-01 living in Paris, working as a free-lance photographer; from 1995 non-commissioned works and starting to also work with video and film; journeys to Iraq and Northern India. first works on landscape and nature during a residency in Australia. from 1999 long-term project on European landscapes. 2001-10 living in Munich. 2006-08 “Eclipse” series on historical and mythological landscapes in the Near East, journeys to Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Syria and Turkey. 2008/10 residencies in Cairo and Damascus for new works. from 2011 living in Berlin; project on (post-) colonialism in Central Africa, based on research of historical material, journeys to Cameroon, Tchad and the Kongo Region. 2017 new works on a neighbourhood in relation to slavery and colonial history in Lagos/Nigeria. 2018 Tarabya (German Cultural Academy Istanbul) stipend and residency, new longterm project in Turkey. 2019-20 film project “The Building”; research and project “Re-Visiting Orientalism”, journeys to the Caucasus, Arabian Gulf and Tunesia. prolongation of the Tarabya stipend and residency in Istanbul. 2021 Research trips to Georgia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkey.

Awards and Stipends
2022 Finalist International Competition, Antakya Film Festival, Turkey
2021 Special Mention Award, MDFF – Milano Architecture and Design Film Festival
2021 Photography Art Award, Lotto Brandenburg
2018 Tarabya Stipend and Residency in Istanbul (extension 2020)
2017 Working Stipend for Visual Arts of the Senate of Culture Berlin
2016 AArtist in Residence Stipend of the German Federal Foreign Office and LVBG – Landesverband
Berliner Galerien (Berlin Galleries Association)
2010 Project Stipend for Visual Arts of the City of Munich
2008 DG Art Award – Gebhard Fugel Prize
2006 Green Leaf Award for Photography, NWM – UN World Environment Days Algiers
2005 Stipend, European Artist Exchange of the District of Upper Bavaria, Residence in Poland
2000 Prix Agfa Multicontrast/France for black and white photography
1999 Prix Aidda de la photographie sociale et documentaire, Paris

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

2022 Nigeria: Robin Hinsch. Andréas Lang, Brandenburg State Museum of Modern Art, Cottbus
2021 Re-Visiting Orientalism, Contemporary Art Gallery – Georgian National Museum/Tbilisi Historical Museum, Goethe Institute Georgia
2019 Eclipse, Guardini Gallery and Foundation, Berlin, catalogue
2018 Being and Between. European Scenes 2009 – 2017, Literaturhaus Berlin
2017 Sleep of Reason, Sofie Bird Møller – Andréas Lang, Rathausgalerie/Kunsthalle, Munich
2016 Cameroon and Congo. A Search for Traces and Phantom Geography, German Historical Museum Berlin. The Astonished Silence. Landscapes by Andréas Lang, Alfred Ehrhardt Foundation.
2013 Twilight – Crépuscule. A Search for Traces in Central Africa (work in progress), Forum 030, Photography Collection of the Munich City Museum
2012 Of Liminality and Other Tempting Places, Andréas Lang – Cristiana Palandri, Podbielski Contemporary, Berlin.
Strange Beauty, Andréas Lang – Siegfried Kaden – Lucia Falconi, Rathausgalerie/Kunsthalle, Munich
2011 Kraft, Lang, Hast & Altmann, Gallery of Artists, Munich, catalogue
2010 Everybody loves a History – Everybody loves a Mystery, new video works, Lothringer13/Spiegel
Measure and Mysticism, Andréas Lang – Lena Bröcker, Artothek/Bildersaal, Munich
2009 Eclipse, City Gallery, Altötting
2008 Eclipse, Gallery of the DG, Munich, catalogue
2003 Secret Places, Gallery Mosel and Tschechow, Munich

Group Exhibitions (selection)

2022 Gilded – Doré, Schloss Biesdorf, Berlin and Chateau Nyon, Switzerland.
2021 Art Award Lotto Brandenburg, Fluxus+ Museum Potsdam
2020 HaL – Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin. “Far Away, So Close”. 5 years AArtist in Residence grant
2019 Lagos Biennale, Lagos/Nigeria
Goethe Center Baku, Azerbaijan. “The Theft of Fire. From Prometheus to Petroleum”
2018 n.b.k. – Neue Berliner Kunstverein. “Mess with your Values”
Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil. “The Atlantic Triangle”
2017 Goethe Institute Nigeria, Rele Gallery Lagos. “The Atlantic Triangle”
2016 St. Adalbert, Berlin. “His. Face. Body”
2015 Art Museum Pablo Picasso, Münster, “Paris in Sight” – A city and its photographers
2013 Maison Victor Hugo, Musée de la ville de Paris. “Les visages de Notre Dame”
Kunsthalle Osnabrueck, “Beautiful Landscape – Threatened Nature. Old Masters and Contemporary Art”, Collection SØR Rusche Berlin – Oelde
2011 Deichtorhallen – House of Photography, Hamburg. “Eyes on Paris”
German Historical Museum, Berlin, “Under Trees – The Germans and the Forest”
2010 German Historical Museum, Berlin, “The 20th Century – People, Places, Times”
2009 Amerikahaus Munich, “Masterpieces by Famous Leica Photographers”
Bernheimer Fine Art Photography, Munich, “Landscapes”
Kunstarkaden, Cultural dpt. City of Munich, “Five”
2008 Kammerspiele Munich, Toyvoid project space
2007 CCCB (Centro Cultura Contemporaneo Barcelona), Barcelona, ​​”Babylon – Bac 07″
2006 UN World Environment Days in Algiers on Desertification, “Green Leaf Award for Photography”
Leica Gallery – New York, “24×36. 50 years of Leica photography”
2005 Natural World Museum, San Francisco, UN World Environment Days, “Art into Action”


Kunstbibliothek – SMB, Staatliche Museen Berlin. German Historical Museum, DHM – Berlin. Photography Collection, Museum of the City of Munich. Allianz Collection. Artothek – Bildersaal, City of Munich. Maison Victor Hugo – Musée de la ville de Paris. Videoteque de Paris. SØR Rusche Collection Berlin – Oelde. Kunstparterre Collection Munich. Private collections

Books and publications (selection)

– Berlin is for me…, Portfolio, Vogue 11/05, Berlin seen by 8 photographers,
– Under the Skin, Portfolio 6 images, Leicaworld 1/06 Magazine
– Geography of the Mysterious, Portfolio, Black & White Magazine 54, Oct/Nov 06,
– NYC – The Surveyed Paradise, Reader, House of World Cultures – Berlin 07
– Topographies with Memory – Andréas Lang, Portfolio, Photo-International 3/08
– Eclipse – Andréas Lang, Catalogue, Gallery of the DG, Munich
– FÜNF, catalogue, Kunstarkaden, Cultural Department of the City of Munich
– Sous les Ogives , artist’s book, 9 photogravures Andréas Lang, text by Victor Hugo, Edition Tbe Barcelona.
– People, Places, Times: Photography at the German Historical Museum, catalogue, DHM
– Grabado y Edicion, art revue, portfolio and interview, nr.25, Spain 2010
– Paris – Berlin Magazine, portfolio and article, Sept. 2011
– Eyes on Paris: Paris in the photobook 1890 until today, Hans – Michael Koetzle, catalogue, Hirmer Verlag
– Under Trees – the Germans and the Forest, DHM -Berlin, catalogue
– Beautiful Landscape – Threatened Nature, SOR Rusche Collection, catalogue, Kunsthalle Osnabrück
– Bienal 11 – O Triangulo Atlantico/The Atlantic Triangle, Bienal da Mercosul, Porto Alegre, 2017
– Volume 10 – Mess with your Values, nbk Berlin (Neue Berliner Kunstverein), 2018
– Eclipse. Andréas Lang, catalogue book, Hatje Cantz 2019
– In far distance so near, 5 years AArtist in Residence, catalogue, Haus am Lützowplatz 2021
– Gilded – Doré, catalogue, Biesdorf Castle, Chateau Nyon, Kerber Verlag

Filmography (selection)

– Das Haus (The Building), Berlin 2021, 4K, video installation (Special Mention Award, MDFF)
– Re-Visiting Orientalism, 2018 – 2021, 4K, 8 single-channel video installations
– The Re-Orientalisation of Taksim Square, Istanbul 2018, 4K, video installation
– Inside, 4K, 2-channel video installation
– German Hanging Bridge, Cameroon 2016, HD, video installation
– Rondpoint Cameroon, Cameroon 2016, 4K, video installation
– Journey through the Night, Cameroon 2016, 4K, 3-channel video installation
– Zeppelin, Blue, Gold, 2010, HD, 3-channel video installation
– The Age of Discovery – AD 2010, HDV, video installation
– The Haunting of New York Times Square, NYC, November 2003, Super 8
– Le Grand Nombril, Paris 2000, HDV Video
– Le Krott de la Semaine, Paris 2000, HDV Video
– La Colonne de Monsieur Maurice, Paris 1999, Super 8