Andreas Deffner
Portrait Andreas Deffner

Foto: Huma Rosentalski

1959 born in Osnabrück
1979 assistant at the Vogelsänger Studios
1980 University of Applied Sciences, Bielefeld, Faculty for Design
Major in communications design by Prof. Gerd Fleischmann
1980 Founding and development of the studios LOFT in Bielefeld
1985 Founding of Artists Unlimited in Bielefeld, a cooperation of graphic designers, architects, fashion designers, illustrators and typographers
1987 - 1990 studio in Paris, focus on portrait photography
1990 - 1992 studio in Hamburg, focus on staged photography
1991 studio in Berlin, collaboration with Mathias Schormann, photographer focus on portrait, people, architecture, still life and art documentary
1993 setting up a second base in South india
2006 Founding of the Palani Hills Design Center in Tamil Nadu, India
2010 Hotel Tamil Nadu
colour photographs in Tamil Nadu, India
2009 Night bus to Palani
b/w photographs in Tamil Nadu, India
2007 - 2008 ROOMS
2006 Post Tsunami Plates
photographs on the Andaman Islands and in Tamil Nadu, India
1999 - 2004 Andaman Islands, book project with ANET, (Andaman and Nicobar Islands Environmental Team)
life with a indian family in Bombay
1996 Deserted Landscapes
aerial photographs in Big Bend, Arizona and New Mexiko
1994 Rituals
photographs about rituals in the south of india
1992 Día de los Muertos
Day of the Dead, Pasquaro, Mexiko
Exhibitions and Awards
2007 LEAD Awards - portrait photograph of the year Visual Leader 2007, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
2006 White, too white - A Portrait of Albinism in India
Galerie Hilaneh von Kories, Hamburg
1989 Andreas Deffner Photographien
solo exhibition
Gallery Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld
1986 - 88 participation in various group exhibitions
Gallery Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld
1986 Faces
8 x 10 inch Polaroids
Galerie Artists Unlimited, Bielefeld
1982 - 85 participation in various exhibitions of the University of Applied Sciences, Bielefeld
1981 Andreas Deffner Photographien
solo exhibition photo sculptures and experimental portraits photo gallery Szene, Osnabrück