about

  • 1983 born in Cologne, Germany
  • freelance photographer/photojournalist
  • 2013 Teaching at University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hanover, Germany
  • 2012 studies (Documentary Photography and Photojournalism) at the ICP in New York, USA
  • 2011 BA at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hanover, Germany (Documentary Photography and Photojournalism)
  • 2010 represented by the Photo- and Pressagency FOCUS
  • 2010 Internship at the agency OSTKREUZ in Berlin
  • 2009 Founding member of the photo collective KOLLEKTIV25
  • 2009 Diploma at the Danish School of Journalism in Århus, Denmark (Photojournalism / Advanced International Photo Program)

Awards

  • 2017 New Talent Award 17/2
  • 2017 VG Bild-Kunst Project Grant
  • 2014 Grant by Käthe-Dorsch and Agnes-Straub Foundation, Berlin
  • 2014 Leica Oskar Barnack Award, Shortlist
  • 2014 Top Thirty Under 30, Magnum Photos and The Photography Show, Shortlist
  • 2013 Henri Nannen Award, Shortlist
  • 2013 Honorable Mention, Grant Hannover Shots
  • 2012 VG Bild-Kunst Project Grant
  • 2012 BFF Promotion Award 2012 for »Der Apparat«
  • 2012 LOOK3 Scholarship Master Class with Bruce Gilden
  • 2012 nominated for PDN 30
  • 2011 Eddie Adams Workshop, winner of TV Guide Magazine Award
  • 2011 DAAD scholarship for the studies at the ICP in New York, USA
  • 2011 New York Photo Awards, winner »Photographic Book« for »The Secret World of Fraternities«
  • 2011 Listed as one of the top ten emerging german photographers by flare mag
  • 2011 nominated for the Rückblende-Award
  • 2010 »The Secret World of Fraternities« nominated for the Freelens-Award
  • 2009 Individual Grant by Canon and laif – Agency for Photos & Reportages
  • 2008 Canon Profifoto Grant 08/02 for »The Island of Riems«
  • 2008 Workshop with Boris Mikhailov in Berlin, Germany
  • 2007 VGH-Award for »Lady Capulet« 2nd spot

Exhibitions

  • 2016 aff Galerie, »Keep Your Eyes Peeled«, group show, Berlin, Germany

  • 2014 galerie weisser elefant, »Punktum«, solo show, Berlin, Germany
  • 2014 Galerie am Café Nest, »Übergang«, 25.10.–13.11.14, group show, Berlin, Germany
  • 2014 Les Rencontres d’Arles – Voies Off, »Transition«, Arles, France
  • 2013 Hotel Bogota, »Kleister – Blue Monday«, Berlin, Germany
  • 2013 Haus der Wirtschaft Baden-Württemberg, »Sternstunden der Fotografie«, group show, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 2013 Ernst-Thälmann-Park, »Kleister – Weiber«, Berlin, Germany
  • 2012 Visa pour l’image – off Festival, »Awarded«, group show, Perpignan, France
  • 2012 ICP, »My Truth, Your Truth«, group show, New York City, USA
  • 2011 C/O Berlin Studio, »The Secret World of Fraternities«, group show, Berlin, Germany
  • 2011 Design-Center, »The Apparatus«, exhibition of the final projects 2011, Hanover, Germany
  • 2011 Photographic Centre Peri, »The Secret World of Fraternities«, group show, Turku, Finland
  • 2011 New York Photo Festival, »The Secret World of Fraternities«, community multimedia exhibition, New York, USA
  • 2011 Design-Center, »Explaining man to man«, group show, Hanover, Germany
  • 2011 »Rückblende«, travelling group show, Berlin, Bonn, Mainz, Trier, Leipzig, Koblenz, Germany and Brussels, Belgium
  • 2011 »Planket«, travelling group show, Stockholm, Sweden and Berlin, Germany
  • 2010 FotoDoks 2010 »The Secret World of Fraternities«, Munich, Germany
  • 2010 Visa pour l’image – off Festival, »Travelling the World«, group show, Perpignan, France
  • 2010 Lumix-Festival for young photojournalism »The Secret World of Fraternities«, Hanover, Germany
  • 2008 Visual Gallery, Photokina 2008, »The Island of Riems«, group show, Cologne, Germany
  • 2008 Visa pour l’image – off Festival, »Hommage à Perpignan«, group show, Perpignan, France
  • 2007 Design-Center, »Prague – pictures of an excursion«, group show, Hanover, Germany
  • 2006-2007 different places in Germany and Poland, »Wie Du es siehst / Jak Ty to widzisz / the way you see it«, travelling group show

Lene Münch