Young German Photography Vol. 2: Oliver Sieber

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Young German Photography Vol. 2: Oliver Sieber
Oliver Sieber
Introduction by Peter Lindhorst
Kruse Verlag
German/English

Harcover
64 Pages
800 x 20 x 120 mm
2001
ISBN 9783934923119

This second volume in the series “Deutsch” offers a glimpse into the conceptual oeuvre of the photographer Oliver Sieber. One body of work focuses on contemporary youth culture with its use of retro-style fashions, while another series depicts the unpopulated practice rooms of musicians.

About the Photographer

Oliver Sieber studied photography in Bielefeld and Düssseldorf. Since 1999 he has worked with Katja Stuke on Frau Böhm, a photo project in the form of a magazine, see www.frau-boehm.de. Sieber’s work usually takes the form of series and he is fascinated by the subject of identity and the phenomenon of young people and their subcultures. This led to the series SkinsModsTeds, B-Boyz B-Girlz, 11Girlfriends and Boy meets Girl. In 2006 he spent time in Japan for an artist in residence program, where he made the series J_Subs as well as character thieves, for which he photographed young people dressed up as their favorite manga characters. Over the past few years exhibitions of his work have been held at, among others, the Photographers Gallery London, the Photographische Sammlung SK/Stiftung Kultur in Cologne, the National Museum of Photography in Copenhagen, the Photo Espana Festival in Madrid, your Gallery in Krakow and Fotomuseum Winterthur. Sieber has published a number of books. The latest two are based on his work character thieves an imaginary club.
Oliver Sieber

About the Publisher
Kruse

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