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)

2018
street voices. LiTE-HAUS Galerie, 48 Stunden Neukölln, Berlin

2017
Urban Fever. Galerie Fototreppe, Hanau.
Exposure. Circus photographs, with circus words by Anna-Sophie Jürgens. Luisa Catucci Gallery, Berlin.

Circus. With circus words by Anna-Sophie Jürgens. BartCelona. Belgrade, Serbia.
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)

2018
Diversity Day. LiTE-HAUS Galerie, Berlin
Intimate Strangers. Amerika Haus, Tübingen. Fotografien von Jörg Rubbert und Jürgen Bürgin.
Depth of Field. Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, California.

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.
Nightshift. Street Photography After Dark. Jörg Rubbert and Jürgen Bürgin. Central European House of Photography, Bratislava.

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.

Jürgen’s photographs and books are in the permanent collections of several libraries, galleries and museums including:
Manly Library, Australia
Fotogalerie Friedrichshain, Berlin
Fototreppe 42, Hanau, Germany
South Street Seaport Museum, New York
International Center of Photography Library, New York
Badische Landesbibliothek
Württembergische Landesbibliothek
Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin
Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
The Rfotofolio Collection, Carmel, California

Central European House of Photography, Bratislava
Gallery BartSelona, Belgrade, Serbia
And several private collections.

Awards (selection)

2018
Innocent Award. Nomination.
2017
Rendez-vous Image. Photobook Award. Nomination.
PhosAthens Street Photography Award, Second Jury Prize
Manly Library Artists’ Book Award. Nomination.
The 2017 Juried Call. rfotofolio. Selection.
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.
Photography PR, Exhibition Curating, Workshops & Consultation
1440 Minutes New York City, Peyman Azhari. Photobook.
Urban Fever, Jürgen Bürgin. Photobook.
Luchadores, José Luis Abalo Abalo. Photobook.
Urban Ballads, Jürgen Bürgin, Fotogalerie Friedrichshain. Exhibition.
1440 Minutes New York City, Kunstverein Koelberg, Köln. Exhibition.
Berlin Street Photography. Photowerk Berlin. Workshop.
Das Glück in großen Städten, Jürgen Bürgin. Galerie Lardon, Ahrenshoop. Exhibition.
Die letzten Tage des Hotel Bogota, Jürgen Bürgin. Plan B+Vitamin B, Berlin. Exhibition.
Vietnam Streets, Jürgen Bürgin. Wirkungskreis, 48 Stunden Neukölln, Berlin. Exhibition.
Assignments

Juliana Lazzaro, fashion artist
Michaela Spänle, actress
Schulze & Heyn FILM PR, movie company
Miniaturbuchverlag Leipzig, publishing house
Weihnachtszirkus Lörrach
Circus Hoppla Hopp
Alexandru Cirneala, actor

 

Publications (selection)
2018
Depth of Field Catalogue. Rfotofolio Editions.
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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