VITA

Vanessa Leissring

1979 born in Braunschweig

2001 study History of art at the University Heinrich Heine Duesseldorf

2002 study Photography at the Dortmund University of Applied Sciences Dortmund

2006 lives and works in Berlin as an Photo Assistant

2008 Internship in London, Martin Parr

2008 Internship in London, Magnum Photos

2009 Degree in Photography – Diploma at the University of Applied Sciences Dortmund

since 2009 works as an freelance Photographer with own studio in Dortmund


AWARDS

2007/08 Epson Art Photo Award

2009 Epson Art Photo Award

2010 INTER-COOL 3.0

2011 Best Portfolio Award Deichtorhallen Hamburg

2012 PIC Stipendium

2012 Fotoforum Award


SHOWS

2009 Art Cologne, Koeln,“Petrol Stations”

2009 Galerie Scala, Berlin, „GEIST“ -“Petrol Stations”

2009 BOHÈME PRÉCAIRE, Dortmund “Petrol Stations”

2010 Frankfurter Buchmesse, Frankfurt “Portfolio Walk”

2011 NINA SAGT, Duesseldorf, Einzelausstellung “Afterglow”

2011 So what Gallery, Duesseldorf „Petrol Stations”

2011 Portfolio Walk, Hamburg “Best Portfolio Award”

2012 Schloss Krickenbeck, Nettetal “Petrol Stations” & „Colored Houses“

2012 Classic Remise, Duesseldorf “Petrol Stations”

2013 Schloss Krickenbeck, Nettetal “Petrol Stations”

2015 Galerie vorn und oben, Belgien, Next2 „Petrol Stations”

2016 Erfahrungsraum Autobahn, Aachen, „Petrol Stations”

2017 Galerie vorn und oben, Belgien, „Petrol Stations”

2018 Galerie vorn und oben, Belgien „Petrol Stations“ im Dialog mit Maik Wolfram


REPRESENTED BY

www.sowhatgallery.com

www.vornundoben.be


TEACHING

since 2015 University-Lecturer, Photography, Alanus-Hochschule für Kunst und Gesellschaft, Bonn-Alfter, Germany

since 2017 University-Lecturer, Photography, Fh Dortmund, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Germany