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lives and works in düsseldorf, germany
2012-15
2011-12
from 2010
2003-10
1981
studies: ma photography, folkwang university, essen, germany
studies: mfa photography, aau, san francisco, united states
freelance photographer
studies: photography and media, fh bielefeld, germany
born in duisburg, grown up in düsseldorf, germany

grants and awards
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2008
exhibition support, goethe institut sydney, australia
fulbright scholarship, united states
foreign artist award, china pingyao international photography festival
grant by the arts foundation of north rhine-westphalia, germany
best photo books of the year-award, photo espana, spain
german photo book award 2010 (shortlisted)
new york photo award 2009 (shortlisted)
erstwerk award, bielefeld, germany
f/stop-award, leipzig, germany

exhibitions (selection)

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mit anderen augen – kunsthalle nürnberg
prinzessinnen und fussballhelden – voies off festival, arles, france
international orange
– head on photo festival sydney, australia
mit anderen augen – kunstmuseum bonn
international orange – atlantische akademie, kaiserslautern
purpur braun grau weiss schwarz – guatephoto festival, guatemala
purpur braun grau weiss schwarz – indian photo festival, hyderabad, india
purpur braun grau weiss schwarz – pingyao international photo festival, china
home, dream, and memory – pingyao international photo festival (catalog)
international orange – ballarat international foto biennale, australia
die koordinaten des menschlichen – galerie mönter, meerbusch, germany
international orange – voies off festival, arles, france
international orange – antoniter kirche, köln, germany
purpur braun grau weiß schwarz – head on photo festival sydney, australia
international orange – german american institute, tübingen, germany
die grosse – museum kunstpalast, düsseldorf, germany (catalog)
international orange – labor ebertplatz, köln, germany
international orange – german american center, stuttgart, germany
pingyao international photography festival, china (catalog)
face to face – vhs galerie stuttgart, germany
international orange – folkwang galerie essen, germany
face to face – städtische galerie iserlohn, germany
photographers:network selection 2013, siegen, germany
rundgang – folkwang university of the arts, essen, germany
museum het dolhuys, haarlem, the netherlands
wir sind die anderen – dz bank art foyer, frankfurt, germany
goethe institut san francisco, united states
elisabeth und wilhelm – st. michaelis kirche, wedemark, germany
museum het dolhuys, haarlem, the netherlands
galerie hartmann - viennafair 2011, vienna, austria
stadtmuseum düsseldorf, germany
photofolies en touraine, france
pingyao international photography festival, china (catalog)
synchronisation – galerie hartmann, vienna, austria
photographers:network selection 2010, siegen, germany
best photo book of the year awards exhibition, photo espana
beaugrand kulturkonzepte, bielefeld (catalog)
warsaw festival of art photography 2010, poland (catalog)
elisabeth und wilhelm – fotoraum köln, cologne, germany
transzendent – römer9, frankfurt am main, germany
exhibition of the diploma projects, fh bielefeld (catalog)
purpur ... – galerie lindner und schidlowski, münster, germany
galerie hartmann – contemporary art ruhr 09, essen (catalog)
darkside ll – fotomuseum winterthur, switzerland (catalog)
galerie hartmann – art bodensee, austria
f/stop-festival 2009, leipzig, germany(catalog)
fotobuch-dummy-ausstellung – fotofrühling kassel, germany
galerie hartmann, vienna, austria
galerie hartmann, vienna, austria
adc junior days, munich, germany
f/stop-festival 2008, leipzig, germany (catalog)
kommunale galerie, bielefeld, germany
bauhaus labor – kunsthalle bielefeld, germany

books
2013

2010

2009
daniel schumann: international orange
bielefeld: kerber verlag
daniel schumann: prinzessinnen und fußballhelden
heidelberg: kehrer verlag
daniel schumann: purpur braun grau weiß schwarz
bielefeld: kerber verlag

membership
deutsche gesellschaft für photographie e.v. (DGPh)

collections
dz bank kunstsammlung, frankfurt am main, germany
museum het dolhuys, haarlem, the netherlands
private and company collections,
worldwide

lectures and artist talks
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stadtgalerie saarbrücken, germany
lecture
head on photo festival, sydney, australia
serving as a portfolio reviewer
head on photo festival, sydney, australia
panel discussion "how do i stay relevant as a photography professional?"
conny dietzschold gallery, sydney, australia
artist talk with alasdair foster, freelance curator
RMIT university, melbourne, australia
lecture
rainbow family day, hamburg, germany
artist talk
pride house hamburg, germany
artist talk with ingo taubhorn, curator at deichtorhallen hamburg
dz bank art foyer, germany
artist talk with franziska leuthäußer, curator at städel museum frankfurt
folkwang galerie essen, germany
artist talk with marcel schumacher, curator at folkwang museum essen
museum für gegenwartskunst siegen, germany
lecture
gothe institut san francisco, united states
artist talk
academy of art university, san francisco, united states
lecture
stadtmuseum düsseldorf, germany
artist talk
china pingyao international photography festival
artist talk
kunstverein bielefeld, germany
artist talk with thomas thiel, curator of kunstverein bielefeld
beaugrand kulturkonzepte, bielefeld, germany
artist talk
museum für gegenwartskunst siegen, germany
lecture
galerie lindner und schidlowski, münster, germany
artist talk
beaugrand kulturkonzepte, bielefeld, germany
artist talk
haus der photographie – deichtorhallen hamburg, germany
artist talk with walter schels, photographer
museum für gegenwartskunst siegen, germany
lecture

references – magazines
chrismon
der spiegel
die chance
du & ich
geo kompakt
geo special
hills life
L mag
magazin 365
nido
slanted
spiegel online
stern.de
unispiegel
zeit magazin

references – companies

amprion gmbh
anne fries – lektorat und übersetzungen
askom kommunikationstraining
bauwens construction
blücher gmbh
bundesverband kinderhospiz
cape c.o.d. communications
doc insider
dräger medical
ehrich architekten
franziskus-hospiz hochdahl
galerie jones, köln
kumho tire europe
institut für buchgestaltung | fh bielefeld
mediapark klinik, köln
neue mitte erkrath
stadtmuseum siegburg
stiebel eltron
symrise ag, holzminden
tecalor
universitätsklinikum düsseldorf
wolfgang vetten
zukunftswerkstatt düsseldorf