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