About Peter Granser

Peter Granser
1971 born in Hannover, Germany - Austrian citizen, self-educated
2004 member of the european artist group „POC Project“ ( www.pocproject.com )

Awards/Grants
2001 WPP Joop Swart Masterclass scholarship, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2002 Arles Discovery Award at the photography festival Rencontres d´Arles
German Social Award
World Press Photo Award ( 3rd prize )
2003 German Photography Book Award for „Sun City“
Umbo Photography Award ( finalist ), Germany
2004 Oskar Barnack-Award
Saar-Förderpreis für junge Kunst ( finalist ), Germany
2005 World Press Photo Award ( honorable mention )
LBBW Foundation Grant, Germany
Daniel Gill Award for “Alzheimer” - best photo-book, Spain
2006 Grant by the LBBW Foundation, Germany and the Bundeskanzleramt, Austria
Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg stipendiary, Germany
2008 Premio Pilar Citoler, Spain ( finalist )
2009 Project grant by the art-foundation Abt-Straubinger-Stiftung, Germany
Project grant by VG BildKunst, Germany
Project grant by Kunstsektion Bundeskanzleramt, Austria
2010 Finalist of the Alison and Peter Klein Photo-Art-Award
Silver Lead Award ( categorie Stilllife for „j?ai perdu ma tête“ )

Collections
- Houston Museum of Fine Arts, USA
- Worcester Art Museum, USA
- FUNDACIÓN ORDÓÑEZ-FALCÓ, Spain
- ARTIUM Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
- Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
- Kunstwerk - Alison & Peter Klein Collection
- Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Grafische Sammlung, Germany
- LBBW Stuttgart, Germany
- Regierungspräsidium Stuttgart, Germany
- Art Bodensee Collection, Germany
- private collectors

represented by
- Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, USA
- Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium
- Galerie 14-1, Stuttgart, Germany
- Kaune Sudendorf, gallery for contemporary photography, Cologne, Germany

Single Exhibitions ( selection )
2011 Kulturraum, Klosterhof, St.Gallen, Switzerland ( Alzheimer )
Atelier de Visu, Marseille, France (“J?ai perdu ma tête” )
2010 Robert Morat Galerie, Hamburg, Germany ( Signs )
Pole Image, Rouen, France (“J?ai perdu ma tête” )
Museo da Imagen, Braga, Portugal ( Signs )
14-1 Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany (“J?ai perdu ma tête” )
Marstall Pfäfers, Switzerland ( Alzheimer )
2009 Kunstverein Ulm, Germany ( Signs )
Kunstzeughaus, Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland ( Alzheimer )
2008 Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Germany ( Signs )
Atelier de Visu, Marseille, France ( Sun City )
L´annexe, Liège, Belgium ( Austria )
2007 Galeria La Farbrica, Madrid, Spain ( Coney Island + E.T.A. )
Stadtmuseum Muenster, Germany ( Alzheimer )
14-1 Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany ( Alzheimer )
Haus der Fotografie, Burghausen, Germany ( Alzheimer )
Kaune Sudendorf, Köln, Germany ( Signs )
Lianzhou Photo Festival, China ( SIgns )
Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany ( Stipendiaten )
2006 Kunsthalle Tübingen, Germany ( Fotoserien 2000-2005 )
Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris, Fance ( Coney Island )
Lianzhou Photo Festival, China ( German Cowboys )
Cultural Center, Cordoba, Spain ( Alzheimer )
Lianzhou Photo Festival, China ( Germany Cowboys )
2005 Belfast Exposed Photography, Northern Ireland ( Sun City )
Sala El Águila, Madrid, Spain ( Alzheimer )
Centre culturel "Les Chiroux", Liège, Belgium ( Sun City )
Sala Amós Salvador, Logroño, Spain ( Alzheimer )
2004 Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris ( Sun City )
Galerie 14-1, Stuttgart, Germany ( German Cowboys )
2003 Neue Deutsche Boerse, Frankfurt, Germany ( Sun City )
Photo Espana , Madrid, Spain ( Sun City )
2002 Fondazione Marangoni, Florence, Italy ( Sun City )
Galerie 14-1, Stuttgart, Germany ( Sun City )

Group exhibitions ( selection )
2011 Chelsea Art Museum, New York ( The Collector's Guide to New Art Photography Vol. 2 )
Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany ( Kunst trotz(t) Demenz )
Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale, USA ( The Art of Caring )
Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium ( Water )
Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, USA ( The Art of Caring )
2010 Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland ( Labour-Arbeit )
Breda Photo – International Photo Festival, Netherlands ( Signs )
Zeughaus – Toskanische Säulenhalle, Augsburg, Germany ( Divine Connections )
Cincinnati Museum Center, USA ( The Art of Caring )
Photographer´s Gallery – Bokstore, London, England ( Marks of Honour )
Kunstwerk, Nussdorf, Germany ( Allison+Peter Klein Collection - Photo Art Award )
Deichtorhallen - Haus der Photographie, Hamburg, Germany ( Lead Awards )2009 New Orleans Museum of Art, USA ( The Art of Caring )
Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York, USA ( Sign/age )
Kunsthalle Winterthur, Switzerland ( The Non-Age )
FOAM – FotografieMuseum Amterdam, Netherlands ( Marks of Honour )
Centre culturel "Les Chiroux", Liège, Belgium ( Business is (still) Business )
Casino Luxembourg - forum d´art contemporain, Luxemburg ( Great Expectations - Contemporary
photography looks at today?s Bitter Years )
Museum Dr Guislain, Gent, Belgium (Uit het geheugen: Over weten en vergeten' )
Wuhan Art Museum / Wuhan Art Academy, China ( DuC )
Bienal de Lanzarote. Spain ( The Non-Age )
Kaune Sudendorf, Cologne, Germany ( Hidden Places )
2008 Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA ( This Land is your Land )
NGBK, Berlin, Germany ( Ein Leben lang )
Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, England ( Print the Legend: The Myth of the Wild West )
Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium ( Coney Island )
Kaune Sudendorf, Cologne, Germany ( Here you are )
Yancey Richardson Gallery , New York, USA ( The good Life )
Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Germany ( No Fear )
2007 Museum of Fine Arts Houston, USA ( Acquisitions )
Pôle Image Haute-Normandie, Rouen, France
Villa Merkel – Galerie der Stadt Esslingen, Germany ( Brave Lonesome Cowboy )
Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, UK ( Clinic )
Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium ( Granser/
Kunsthalle Palazzo , Liestal, Switzerland ( Alone Together )
La Filature, Mulhouse, France ( Fabrizio/Voit/Granser )
2006 Biennale di Venecia, Italy ( Shrinking Cities )
Lodz Art Center, Poland ( Photofestival )
Galerie Nouvelle Image, Den Haag, Netherlands ( Alone Together )
Musée d?Art Contemporain, Lyon, France ( Clinic )
Nuit Blanche, Paris, France ( Clinic )
2005 International Photography Festival Pingyao, China ( Sense )
Backlight Festival, Tampere, Finnland ( Alzheimer )
Estivales Photographiques du Trégor – L´Imagerie, Lannion, France ( Vacances )
Haus der Fotografie, Burghausen, Germany ( Umbo Photography Award )
Internationale Fototage, Mannheim, Germany ( Alzheimer )
Centre culturel "Les Chiroux”, Liège, Belgium ( Sedentaires )
2004 Saarland Museum,Saarbrücken, Germany ( Saar Förderpreis für junge Kunst )
Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Germany ( Saar Förderpreis für junge Kunst )
Rencontres d´Arles, France ( Oskar-Barnack-Award )
Forum für Fotografie, Cologne, Germany ( POC )
2003 Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany ( Preis für jungen Bildjournalismus )
Stadtmuseum Oldenburg, Germany ( Umbo Photography Award )
Städische Galerie Lippstadt/Westfalen, Germany ( Umbo Photography Award )
2002 Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands ( World Press Photo )
Gallery Maximilian Krips , Cologne, Germany ( Group show )
2001 “International Award for young photo-journalists“ touring exhibition
Netherlands-Foto-Institut ( NFI ), Rotterdam, Netherlands ( World Press Photo )
2000 Fotografie Forum International, Frankfurt, Germany ( Wilkens Photography Award )
1999 Bremer Kunsthalle, Germany ( Wilkens Photography Award )

Books
2003 „Sun City“, Benteli, Switzerland
2005 „Alzheimer“, Kehrer, Germany / Edition Mennour, France / La Fabrica, Spain
2006 “Coney Island”, Hatje Cantz, Germany / Edition Mennour, France
2007 “Signs”, Hatje Cantz, Germany
2011 „Peter Granser 2000-2007“ , Superlabo, Tokio, Japan
„J´ai perdu ma tête“, Kodoji, Switzerland

Catalogues
1997 Internationaler Preis für jungen Bildjournalismus
2001 World Press Joop Swart Masterclass
Internationaler Preis für jungen Bildjournalismus
2002 World Press Photo
2003 Photo Espana
Internationaler Preis für jungen Bildjournalismus
Umbo Fotopreis
Europäischer Architektur Fotopreis
2004 Saar Förderpreis für junge Kunst
2005 World Press Photo
Centre culturel "Les Chiroux”
Internationale Fototage Mannheim + “Brückenprojekt”
Backlight Festival”, Finnland
Pingyao International Photography Festival, China
2006 “Alone-Together”, Poc Project travelling exhibition
Lianzhou Photofestival, China Exhibition Catalogue
Lodz Photo Festival, Poland
2007 Der Mythos des Westerns in der Gegenwartskunst, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany
Off-Time, Saarland Museum, Germany
Lianzhou Photofestival, China Festival Catalogue
2008 Print the West, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
( Keine ) Angst, Kunstverein Ulm
Die Kunst des Alterns, NGBK Berlin
2009 Great Expectation, Casino Luxembourg + Mois de la Photographie Luxembourg
Marks of Honour, Germany
Guislain Museum 'Uit het geheugen; Over weten en vergeten', Belgium
DuC Festival, Wuhan Art Museum, China
2010 Divine Connections, Deutschland
Set 7 Arbeit, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
2011 New York: A Photographer's City, Rizzoli
The Collector's Guide to New Art Photography Vol. 2, Humble Arts Foundation

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