About German photographer, Christian KASNERS (b. 1983, in Bottrop)

Christian KASNERS studied photography at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen, at the Rochester Institute of Technology (NY, USA) and at the Academy of Visual Arts (HGB) in Leipzig. He completed artist* residencies in Detroit and Hamtramck (MI, USA) and received one of the Wüstenrot Foundation's documentary photography sponsorship awards in 2017. His work has been shown in Germany, the USA, the Czech Republic, and China, and is in the collection of the Museum Folkwang in Essen, Germany, among others. During his studies he was a scholarship holder of the Cusanuswerk. Christian KASNERS lives and works in Leipzig.

Artist and photo books, exhibition catalogs

  • 'Gladbeck Essen' (2012); 'f/stop. The History of Now' (2012); 'What is not but could be if' (2013); 'Pixelprojekt Ruhrgebiet Neuaufnahmen 2012/2013' (2013); '19 Positionen. 11th graduate exhibition of the Cusanuswerk artist sponsorship' (2017); 'Paths to the Metropolis Ruhr. Heimat im Wandel' (2017); 'Die Grosse 2017' (2017); 'Neue Graeue' (2017); 'Nová Evropa' (2020); 'Dokumentarfotografie Förderpreise 12' (2020); 'Woodward' (2022)

'Nová Evropa' by Christian KASNERS deals with the society of Czech Republic, which oscillates between the idea of a united Europe and anti-European populism. On billboards the photographer searches for manifestations of the ideological & political ideas.
251,00 € * Weight 1.2 kg
The self-published volume 'Woodward' by Christian KASNERS deals with one of the five major avenues in Detroit. Through the sequence of images, the changing social and economic conditions of the largest U.S. city on the US-Canada border, are conveyed.
48,00 € * Weight 0.9 kg