BIOGRAPHY


Born 1976 in Bremen


EDUCATION


2010 / Diplom
University of the Art Bremen,
with Prof. Jeanne Faust

2008 – 2009 / Studies in the Fine Art department
University of the Art Bremen,
class of Prof. Jeanne Faust

2007 / Studies in the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design
Budapest, Hungary

2003 / Studies in the Integrated Design department,
University of the Art Bremen,
with Prof. Wolfgang Zurborn and Prof. Peter Bialobrzeski,
focus on photography

2001 / Photography Apprenticeship, Bremen


PUBLICATION


Based on promise

2016 / exhibition catalog

published by Supermarket Gallery


Björn Behrens Nach der Wahrheit

2014 / Artist Book

Texts: Yvonne Bialek and Dr. Ingmar Lähnemann

published by Revolver Publishing


Calcutta Chitpur Road Neighborhoods

2006 / Photo book

Calcutta, India, Group project

published by Hatje Crantz



AWARDS


Björn Behrens – Nach der Wahrheit
2016 / Shortlist Deutschen Fotobuchpreises
2017 / German Design Award


Bremer Förderpreis für Bildende Kunst
2011 / Bremen



EXHIBITIONS


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

Based on promise

2016, Supermarket Gallery, Budapest, Hungery


Nach der Wahrheit

2014 / Städtische Galerie, Bremen, Germany


Based on truth
2013, Villa Ichon, Bremen, Germany

TWO-GETHER II
2012, Bildende Kunst und Literatur
Vertretung der Freien Hansestadt Bremen,
Brussels, Belgium

Trost der Anderen
Diplom Show
2010, Spedition, Bremen, Germany



GROUP EXHIBITIONS


87. Herbstausstellung
2015 / Ausstellung niedersächsischer Künstlerinnen Und Künstler
Kunstverein Hannover, Germany
Tiefenschaerfe
2012, Fotografische Arbeiten aus der Städtischen Sammlung Bremen
Städtische Galerie, Bremen

34. Bremer Förderpreis für Bildende Kunst
2010, Städtische Galerie Bremen

Calcutta Chitpur Road Neibghborhoods
2008, Deutsches Architektur Museum, Frankfurt / Main
2008, CIMA Gallery, Calcutta, Indien
2007, Willy Brandt Haus, Berlin

Agree to Differ
Positions of Contemporary Photography
2006, Akar Prakar Galerie, Kalkuttta, Indien