CV / CV Exhibitions

BIOGRAPHY

 

* 1967 born in Stuttgart, Germany, raised in Rome, Italy.

Lives and works in Düsseldorf.

2016

Oskar-Schlemmer-Preis, Großer Staatspreis für Bildende Kunst Baden Württemberg, Stuttgart

2012

Fellowship Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK), Institute for Advanced Study, Delmenhorst

2010

Rheinischer Kunstpreis, Bonn

2008

Visiting Professor of Photography at Folkwang Hochschule

2006–09

Professor of Photography at Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design

2001

DAAD-travel grant ‘Italy’

1998

Advancement award of Fine Arts of the city of Duesseldorf

1997

Academy diploma

1996

Student of Master Class

1991–1997

Studies at Duesseldorf Academy of Fine Arts with Prof. Bernd Becher

 

CV EXHIBITIONS

Selection

2020

Musée de la Mer 

Ile Sainte Marguerite, Cannes, France

2019

Morgenland
Fondation Fernet Branca, Saint-Louis, France

De Sérignant à Giverny
Tour46, Belfort, France

2017

Du Nil à la Loire
Chateau de Chaumont, Chaumont sur Loire

El tiempo en suspenso
Patio Herreriano, Valladolid

Elger Esser – De sublime
Fondazione Stelline, Milan

Morgenland
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, London

Elger Esser – Aetas
Landesgalerie Linz. Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Linz

2016

Elger Esser – Zeitigen
Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe,Karlsruhe, Germany

2014

Elger Esser – Combray
The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, USA

2012

Stille Weiten
Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
Elger Esser – Lichte Weite
LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany

2010

Elger Esser – Eigentijd

Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, Netherlands

2009

Elger Esser – Eigenzeit
Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

2007

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, USA

2006

Gana Art Center, Seoul, South Corea
Musée de la Cohue, Vannes, France
Haggerty Museum, Milwaukee, USA

2004

Fondation Herzog, Basel, Switzerland

2003

Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock, Germany