About

Short CV

Jürgen Bürgin, born in 1971, is a photographer in Berlin, Germany. His works have been exhibited at South Street Seaport Museum in New York, at Fotogalerie Friedrichshain in Berlin, at Galerie Lardon in Ahrenshoop, at Deutsche Bank in Berlin-Charlottenburg, at Galerie Aspekt in Neustadt an der Weinstraße, at Art Fair Cologne, at Affordable Art Fair in Hamburg, at Galerie im Saalbau in Berlin, and at Galerie seifert lardon in Berlin. His photographs have been awarded several times, e.g. by the renowned Berlin based photography gallery C/O Berlin. He has been shortlisted for the Sony World Photography Award, as an Urban Photographer of the Year and he took second place at the Brennpunkt Award of the Browse Fotofestival in Berlin. In 2016 his photo book URBAN FEVER – Scenes from city life has been published.

 

Solo exhibitions (selection)

2017
Urban Fever. Galerie Fototreppe, Hanau.

Urban Fever. Head On Photo Festival, Sydney, Australia.

2016
Die letzten Tage des Hotel Bogota. Plan B+Vitamin B, Berlin.
Lichter der Manege. Die Circusfotografien von Jürgen Bürgin. Universitätsbibliothek, Marburg.
Mensch und Metropole. Galerie im Saalbau, Berlin.
Vietnam Streets. Wirkungskreis, 48 Stunden Neukölln, Berlin.

2015
Fotografien. Galerie Lardon, Ahrenshoop.

2014
Das Glück in großen Städten. Galerie Lardon, Ahrenshoop.

2013
Urban Ballads. Fotogalerie Friedrichshain, Berlin.

 

Group exhibitions (selection)

2017
7th Annual Photobook Show. Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA.

Rendez-vous Image. Photobooks. Strasbourg, France.

Manly Library Artist’s Book Award. The Creative Space. Manly, Australia.

2016
INFOCUS photobook exhibition. Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AR.
StreetProjections. Street photography show as part of European Month of Photography, Berlin.
Hand-painted work by Juliana Lazzaro. Photographs. New York Fashion Week. Lululemon Athletica, New York.
7th Annual Photobook Show. Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY.
We love people. Atelier Alen, Munich.

2015
Berlin Photography. Carpentier Galerie, Berlin.
30 Jahre Fotogalerie Friedrichshain – Retrospektive. Fotogalerie Friedrichshain, Berlin.
Urban Nights. Fotogalerie Potsdam, Potsdam.

2014
Photographs. Galerie seifert Lardon, Berlin
Affordable Art Fair, Hamburg.
Art Fair cologne, Cologne.
Urban Places. Galerie Aspekt, Neustadt an der Weinstraße.
Works of the Artists of the Gallery. Galerie seifert Lardon, Berlin.
Photographs. Deutsche Bank Berlin-Charlottenburg.

2013
Local Colors May Vary #1 Berlin. Art festival Nachtundnebel, Berlin.

2012
Street Shots/NYC.  South Street Seaport Museum, New York.

2011
Life out of Balance. Urban Picnic Gallery, Saffron Waldon, Essex, GB.

 

Awards (selection)

2017
Rendez-vous Image. Photobook Award. Nomination.

Manly Library Artists’ Book Award. Nomination.

2015
Member of Masterpiece Edition.
Asia-Europe Foundation, On the Go Award, Shortlist.
PhotoWerkBerlin Awards, Shortlist.

2013
Urban Photographer of the Year. Shortlist.

2012
Fashion photography contest, C/O Berlin gallery. Winner.
Subway photography contest. C/O Berlin gallery. Winner.
Brennpunkt Award of Browse photography festival in Berlin. 2nd place.

2011
Sony World Photography Award in the category ‚After Dark‘. Shortlist.

 

Publications (selection)

2016
URBAN FEVER – Scenes from city life. Photo book.

2015
Anna-Sophie Jürgens: Poetik des Zirkus. Dissertation. With circus photographs by Jürgen Bürgin.

2013
Marathon. kwerfeldein.de (article)
Portfolio Jürgen Bürgin. brennpunkt – Magazin für Fotografie 1/2013 (article).

2012
The Storyteller. PoV magazine, issue No. 1 (article).
Jürgen Bürgin. Singular Art Magazine – The Sun Issue (article).
Begegnung mit dem Unbekannten. stadtaspekte.de (article).

 

 

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