About the German photographer, Katja STUKE (b. 1968)

Katja STUKE studied visual communication in Düsseldorf from 1988 - 1993, specializing in typography, photography/film. Together with Oliver SIEBER, with whom she forms an artist couple and runs a joint studio in Düsseldorf, she publishes the photography project 'Böhm/Kobayashi'. Since 2006 she has been a member of the board of the Künstlerverein Malkasten and since 2010 she has been a member of the extended board of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Fotografie (DGPh). Since 2010, Böhm/Kobayashi have curated the exhibition ANT!FOTO once a year. Katja STUKE and Oliver SIEBER have held teaching positions, among others at the FH Dortmund, TU Dortmund as well as the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen.

Photo books by Katja STUKE

  • 'O.i.F. (Original in Color) Director's Cut (2003/2009, with Oliver SIEBER); 'Citizen's Handbook' (2004, with Oliver SIEBER); 'Could Be' (2008); 'Facts vs. Fiction' (2009); 'Supernatural' (2010); 'ANT! FOTO' (annual magazine, since 2010); 'The BöhmKobayashi Encyclopedia' (2010, with Oliver SIEBER); 'Eleven to Liverpoolstreet' (2011); 'Mechanical Brides' (2012); 'Lonely Planet' (2014); 'National Holiday' (2015); 'You and Me' (2015, with Oliver SIEBER); 'You and Me: A Project between Bosnia, Germany and the US' (2017, with Oliver SIEBER); 'Sequence as a Dialogue' (2019, with Oliver SIEBER); 'Böhm Fanzine #47 - New World' (2019, with Oliver SIEBER); 'Moon over Konohana' (2020, with HENGUCHI); 'Tokyo No Hate' (2020, with Oliver SIEBER); 'Cities change the Songs of Birds' (2020); 'Meet me in Quarantine' (2021, with Stefanie PLUTA); 'Paris 8 Dec 2018 La Ville Lumière' (2021, with Oliver SIEBER); ''Supernatural' (2021)

The third volume in the series 'Conversations' by Remi Coignet also contains interviews with participants from the international photo scene on the role of the photo book in the work of photographers, designers & publishers, as well as their book design.
19,80 € * Weight 0.5 kg
Self-produced maquette 'Suits. London, Tokyo, New York 2007-2008 vs. Facts & Fiction 1929-2008' by Katja STUKE focuses on one single theme, suits and how they are worn. Limited to 150 copies.
0,00 € *
'Nationalfeiertag' by German photographer Katja STUKE, combines images from the Chinese National Day in Tiananmen Square with photographs from the commemoration of the 1989 massacre at the same place. Hidden are also texts from 1989 published in Hong Kong
35,00 € * Weight 0.9 kg
Pb., 232 pp., 20,5 x 28 cm., black/white laser copy, Ltd. to 10 copies
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The self-published Böhm fanzine #47, 'New World (Counterclockwise). A Japanese Lesson / Shinsekai Osaka' contains 28 images by Katja STUKE & Oliver SIEBER from the streets of Osaka. There is a text in English at the beginning and end of the publication.
12,00 € * Weight 0.2 kg
'Moon over Konohana' by Katja STUKE includes several 'fake' moons, like illuminated street signs in Japan or company logos & lights in Europe. A central aspect of the dialogue is the consideration of supposed reality & representability of the seen image.
12,00 € Weight 0.2 kg
'Supernatural' by Katja STUKE is the result of a long-term project and limited to 150 copies. The work shows portraits of artistic gymnasts and high diving athletes photographed from a TV screen during the Olympic Games in Sydney, Athens, Beijing & London
18,00 €
In their volume 'Peripheren' Katja STUKE & Oliver SIEBER relate the city of Paris to the Ruhr area. In their colorful photographs, which were taken along the Périphérique in Paris, they refer in a 'New Topographics' manner to urban places in the Ruhr area
45,00 €
Texte: Marc Feustel (engl.) and Jeffrey Ladd (engl.) Interviews mit: Stefanie Diekmann (dt), Regine Ehleiter (dt), Christoph Hochhäusler (dt), Felix Hoffman (dt), Stefanie Pluta (dt), Linnea Semmerling (dt), Olivier Cablat (engl.), Emilie Lauriol (engl.)
from 5,00 €
Open spined pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 14,5 x 21 x 1 cm., approx. 96 pp., 84 full-paged color ills., text language: English
25,00 €