Peter Bialobrzeski studied Politics and Sociology before he became a photographer for a local paper in his native Wolfsburg/Germany. He travelled extensively in Asia before he went to study photography and design at the Folkwangschule Essen and the London College of Printing. Within the last 16 years he has published sixteen monographic books, XXXholy, NEONTIGERS, HEIMAT, Lost in Transition , Paradise Now, Case Study Homes, Informal Arrangements, The Raw and the Cooked, Nail Houses, Cairo Diary, Athens Diary, Wolfsburg Diary, Taipei Diary, Kochi Diary and recently Die zweite Heimat as well as Beirut Diary. His work has been exhibited in Europe, USA, Asia, Afrika and Australia. He won several awards including the prestigious World Press Photo Award 2003 and 2010. Peter Bialobrzeski has been a visiting professor for photojournalism at the University of Essen in 1998/99. Since 2002 Peter is a regular Professor for photography at the University of the Arts in Bremen/Germany. Furthermore he runs workshops around the world. He is represented by Laurence Miller Gallery in New York, LA Galerie in Frankfurt/Germany and Galerie Albrecht in Berlin, as well as at m97 Gallery in Shanghai. In 2012 he was honoured with the Dr. Erich Salomon Award by the German Society of Photographers (DGPh).
Text courtesy Galerie Albrecht.