Peter Piller

 
Peter Piller (born 1968, Fritzlar, Germany) studied German language and literature and trained as a visual artist. His approach to photography, based largely on an enourmous amount of collected and archived photographs, is striking and unique.

(external link : www.peterpiller.de)
 
Peter Piller - Materialien (H) - Irrläufer
2017
no text
Nieves
A parallel side story of the steirischer herbst International Art Festival drawn from the back-sides of cut-out articles from the festival's press archives.
Peter Piller - Materialien (F) - Nachkriegsordnung
2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
Centre de la photographie Genève
The press photographs reproduced in this publication show the bombing of Bagdad. They were taken from German newspapers soon after the beginning of the second iraqi-american war in March of 2003. Following their removal they were placed and stuck in the centre of a piece of paper, aiming to be as precise as possible (artist's book).
Peter Piller - Materialien (E) - Peripheriewanderung Winterthur
2015
French edition
Nieves
Artist's book.
Peter Piller - Kraft
2011
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
currently out of stock
Artist's book.
Peter Piller - Materialien (C) - A 40 Bochum Dükerweg
2010
no text
Nieves
(last copies available!)
Photographic portrait of the near surroundings of Ruhrschnellweg, freeway 40 in Bochum, Dükerweg with allotments, car tuning, cemetery, Burger King, noise barrier and fire station.
Peter Piller - Zeitung
2008
German edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
out of stock
More than 2000 illustrations chosen from newspapers: the most complete compilation to date of Peter Piller's collection of found images.
Peter Piller - Nimmt Schaden - Schweizer Landschaften / Swiss Landscapes
2008
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
out of stock
A selection of images from the archives of a Swiss Insurance: an intelligent and humorous insight into everyday catastrophies.
Peter Piller - Deko + Munition (postcards)
2008
French edition
Nieves
(last copies available!)
A collection of photographs found on eBay using the search terms Deko + Munition (ammunition + decor).
Peter Piller - Teilzeitkraft
2007
French edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
(last copies available!)
Artist's book: office drawings.
Peter Piller - Nijverdal / Hellendoorn
2007
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
A portrait of a Dutch community using photographs and images found in the regional newspaper or in the archive of local companies.


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