Claudius Schulze

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Claudius Schulzen
Born1984 (age 36–37)
Munich, Germany
NationalityGerman
EducationUniversity of the Arts London
Known forPhotography
Notable work
Socotra, die Dinge Europas, State of Nature
MovementContemporary art

Claudius Schulze (born 1984) is a German artist and researcher. He is known for his large format landscape photography of social and political topics.[1]

Career[edit]

Claudius Schulze initially studied mechanical engineering and then Political and Islamic studies in Hamburg. He holds a master degree in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from Sabanci University, Istanbul[2] and graduated with distinction from the MA program "Photojournalism and Documentary photography" at the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London.[2] While studying photography, he regularly contributed to various magazines e.g. Der Spiegel, Stern, and GEO[3]

He is currently pursuing a PhD on AI and artistic research at the University of the Arts London.[2]

Claudius Schulze is a regular university lecturer e.g. at Leuphana University Lüneburg, National Institute of Design, India, or University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hannover.[2]

Artistic work[edit]

In his first monograph "Socotra" (2011), Schulze takes on the character of the conqueror to explore a remote island. The work criticizes the dealing with the colonial heritage in cultural and particularly literary history.[4]

His second photo book "State of Nature" documents the extent of climate change and natural disaster protection measures in the European landscape.[5]

Claudius Schulze traveled with a self-built boat from Hamburg to Amsterdam and Paris to artistically explore the relationship between nature and urbanity. The results will be shown at the Triennial of Photography 2018.[6]

Awards and grants[edit]

Monographs and books[edit]

  • State of Nature. Hartmann books, Stuttgart 2017, ISBN 978-3-96070-010-4.
  • Socotra. An Island. Lonely Island Publishing, München 2011, ISBN 3000353380.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2018.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b c d "Biography". Claudius Schulze. Archived from the original on 10 January 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Fotografie: Bollwerke gegen den Klimawandel". geo (in German). Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  4. ^ Oskar Piegsa (2017), "Mistraut dem Malerischen", State of Nature (in German), Stuttgart: Hartmann books
  5. ^ LensCulture, Claudius Schulze |. "State of Nature – Photographs by Claudius Schulze | LensCulture". LensCulture. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  6. ^ TRIENNALE DER PHOTOGRAPHIE HAMBURG. "TRIENNALE DER PHOTOGRAPHIE HAMBURG" (in German). Archived from the original on 11 January 2018. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  7. ^ "The 2017 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Shortlist – Aperture Foundation NY", Aperture Foundation NY (in German), retrieved 10 January 2018
  8. ^ "Luma Rencontres Dummy Book Award 2016" (in German). Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  9. ^ "Aktuell : Zeitenspiegel Reportagen".
  10. ^ "Claudius Schulze".
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 January 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2018.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  12. ^ "Die Top 30 bis 30 2012 – medium magazin".