Heinz Peter Knes

Heinz Peter Knes was born in 1969 in Gemünden am Main (Germany). He now lives and works in Berlin. From 1993 to 1999 he studied photography at the University of Applied Sciences FH in Dortmund. His work was first known through a number of magazine publications. In 1998 he also cofounded the photofanzine “Strahlung”. His work has been shown in a number of solo exhibitions (Porto, Berlin and Mexico City) as well as collective exhibitions (San Francisco, Copenhagen, Los Angeles and Oslo). Various book projects have been in depth researches, for instance into “Hannah Arendt's Library” (2013), the collection of american every day items of Martin Wong, titled “I M U - U R 2” (2013) or the art collection of Julie Ault, “Tell It To My Heart” (2013).

See also Andrée Putman at the CAPC by Heinz Peter Knes.

(external link : www.heinzpeterknes.de)
Heinz Peter Knes - Der weltrevolutionäre Prozess seit Karl Marx und Friedrich Engels bis in die Gegenwart
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
Artist's book, based on Peter Voigt and Arno Fischer's project developed for the Marx-Engels-Forum in Berlin.
Heinz Peter Knes - On distance
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
A volume of photographs by Heinz Peter Knes representing a small selection from his extensive archive of travel photography dating back to 2010.
Heinz Peter Knes - Make Believe
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Peeping Tom - Books
An artist's book documenting apartment installations created with a series of twelve photoworks (limited numbered edition).

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