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Kai Wiedenhoefer

Kai Wiedenhoefer
Profession: Photographer
Location: [location unknown]
Home base: Berlin
Email: •••••••• (private)
Languages spoken: German, English, Arabic
Blood type: A res +
Last login: almost 2 years ago
Member since: 13 Sep 2011 13:09


Kai Wiedenhöfer, born in Germany in 1966, received a MA in photography and editorial design from the Folkwang School in Essen and studied Arabic in Damascus, Syria. Since 1989 the focus of his work is mainly the Middle East. He has received numerous awards, as the Leica Medal of Excellence, the Alexia Grant for World Peace and Cultural Understanding, World Press Photo Awards, the Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography and lately the Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award. He has published three books with Steidl “Perfect Peace“ (2002) , “Wall“ (2007) and “The Book of Destruction“ (2010) which was exhibited as a soloexhibtition in the Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. Currently he is working on a book about separation and border barriers worldwide which will be published by Steidl in summer 2012.


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Steidl book / wallonwall.org a show on the Berlin wall / kickstarter

Hello all togehter,

I´m just about to finished up my new book CONFRONTIER about about 8 borderwalls worldwide which is will be published by Steidl very soon. I will show the panoramics in 3×9m on 364m of the Berlin Wall www.wallonwall.org Please support the project in this kickstarter:


All the best from Berlin Kai

28 May 2013 04:05 | 0 replies

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