JAKOB
SCHNETZ

BIO

Jakob Schnetz (*1991, Germany) is a photographer and artist based in Münster, Germany. Beside editorial and corporate commissions, Schnetz interest focusses on personal long-term projects at the intersection between journalistic, artistic and conceptual approaches. His works explore photographic possibilities of a critical perspective on societal structures and mechanisms within the topics of economy, identity and representation. Schnetz´s works have been published, awarded and exhibited internationally. He has published two books, »Place of Promise« (2019) and »PPT Magazin« (2018).

CV

EDUCATION
10 | 2019 - now MA Photography Studies and Research, Folkwang University of Arts, Essen, Germany
10 | 2016 - 04 | 2017 Exchange Semester, Studies of Journalism and Photojournalism at Tomsk State University, Russia
10 | 2012 - 06 | 2018 BA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography, Hanover University of Applied Arts and Sciences, Germany

MONOGRAPHS
2019 'PLACE OF PROMISE', Edition Lammerhuber
2018 'PPT MAGAZIN', self-published by Jakob Schnetz

SELECTED CLIENTS AND PUBLICATIONS
6mois (FR)
Bilanz
Brasilia
chrismon
DER SPIEGEL
DER SPIEGEL Wissen
Der Standard (AT)
DeCorrespondent (NL)
Deutschlandfunk
DeVolkskrant (NL)
DIE ZEIT
DUMMY
fluter
GEO
Hant Magazin
Harvard Business Manager
Ignant
Index (HU)
LFI
L'observatoire (FR)
manager magazin
Ostlook Magazine
Ostpol Magazin
Plan W
Spiegel Online
Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin
Süddeutsche Zeitung
taz. Die Tageszeitung
Wallpaper* (UK)
Weekendavisen (DK)
WIRED (US)
ZEIT Online
ZEIT Campus
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Ace&Tate
Berghof Foundation
Bureaux Bordeaux
defakto
Federal Foreign Office Germany
German Olympic Sports Confederation
GGUA Flüchtlingshilfe e.V.
Junge Oper Hannover
Junges Theater Hannover
Kampnagel Hamburg
Lichthof Theater Hamburg
Oper Bonn
Oper Hannover
Staatstheater Linz
Trigema
Wald und Forst NRW

AWARDS AND MENTIONS
2020 Henri-Nannen-Prize, Germany (Shortlist, category Reportage Photography)
2020 Freelens Award, Germany (Nominated)
2019 German Photobook Award, Germany (Winner Bronze Medal category Coffee Table Books)
2019 Acatech Photo Prize, Germany (Nominated)
2019 Voies Off Award, France (Best of 7)
2019 Kassel Photobook Dummy Award, Germany (Shortlist)
2019 Kolga Award, Georgia (Shortlist)
2018 German Photobook Award, Germany (Winner Bronze Medal Selfpublishing category)
2018 Cortona On The Move New Visions, Italy (Finalist)
2018 Riga Photomonth Selection, Latvia (Finalist)
2018 Sony World Photography Awards, GB (Shortlist professional competition, Creative category)
2018 LensCulture Exposure Award, Netherlands (Finalist)
2017 Moscow International Photo Awards, Russia (Winner Silver Medal Portfolio category)
2017 N-Ost Reportage Award, Germany (Nominated)
2017 Kolga Award, Georgia (Shortlist)
2016 LensCulture Emerging Talent Award, Netherlands (Winner)
2016 PDN Photo Annual, USA (Winner student category)
2016 German Youth Photo Prize, Germany (Winner 1st place)
2016 Kolga Award, Georgia (Shortlist)
2016 Freelens Award, Germany (Nominated)
2016 Voies Off Award, France (Finalist)
2015 Gabriel Grüner Grant, Germany (Winner)
2015 Felix Schoeller Emerging Talent Award, Germany (Nominated)
2015 German Youth Photo Prize, Germany (Winner 1st place)
2015 College Photographer of the Year Award, USA (Winner Silver Medal Interpretive Eye category)
2015 College Photographer of the Year Award, USA (Winner Bronze Medal General News category)
2015 Kolga Award, Georgia (Shortlist)
2014 VGH Photo Award, Germany (Winner)

SOLO SHOWS
2019 'PLACE OF PROMISE', Fuchsbau Festival, Lehrte, Germany
2019 'A REINDEER AND A BURNING OIL CAN, Literaturhaus St. Jakobi, Hildesheim, Germany
2018 'A REINDEER AND A BURNING OIL CAN', Galerie Bohai, Hannover, Germany
2017 'A REINDEER AND A BURNING OIL CAN', 'CHRONOLOGY OF A FAILURE', Kunstverein Grafschaft Bentheim, Germany
2015 'TRADE SHOW', VGH Award, travelling exhibition, Lower Saxony, Germany
2014 'TRADE SHOW', VGH Award, VGH Galerie, Hanover, Germany

GROUP SHOWS
2020 'PEOPLE PLACE TECHNOLOGY', Lumix Festival, Hannover, Germany (upcoming)
2020 'PLACE OF PROMISE', German Photobook Award, travelling exhibition, Germany
2019 'ROBBY', Gallery Lazarus, Hamburg, Germany
2019 'PLACE OF PROMISE', German Photobook Award, travelling exhibition, Germany
2019, PEOPLE PLACE TECHNOLOGY, Les rencontres de la Photographie, Marrakech, Morocco (projection)
2019, PEOPLE PLACE TECHNOLOGY, Voies Off Award, Arles, France (projection)
2019 'ULTIMA THULE' Book Dummy, Kassel Fotobookfestival, Dummy Award, travelling exhibition, International
2019 'PPT MAGAZIN', German Photobook Award, travelling exhibition, Germany
2018 'PPT MAGAZIN', German Photobook Award, travelling exhibition, Germany
2019 'A REINDEER AND A BURNING OIL CAN', Ostlook Platform Exhibition, Tblisi, Georgia
2019 'ROBBY', Kolga Tblisi Award, Tblisi, Georgia
2018 'A REINDEER AND A BURNING OIL CAN', Ostlook Platform, Galerie 21, Triennial of Photography, Hamburg, Germany
2018 'PEOPLE PLACE TECHNOLOGY', Galerie für Fotografie, Hannover, Germany
2018 'TRADE SHOW', Biennale de la Photographie Freiburg Mulhouse, Kunsthalle L6, Freiburg, Germany
2018 'A REINDEER AND A BURNING OIL CAN', Cortona On The Move New Visions, Italy (projection)
2018 'A REINDEER AND A BURNING OIL CAN', Riga Photomonth Selection, Latvia (projection)
2018 'A REINDEER AND A BURNING OIL CAN', Sony World Photography Awards, Somerset House, London GB (projection)
2017 'COLD PEACE', HANT Magazin Retrospective, Kunsthalle Erfurt, Germany
2017 'PRESENCE/ABSENCE', Ver.di Höfe, Hannover, Germany
2017 'TRADE SHOW', Visa Off/Visa pour l'image , Perpignan, France
2017 'TRADE SHOW', ICP Museum, New York , USA (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', PhotOn Festival, Valencia, Spain (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', Art Photo Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', Head On Photo Festival, Sydney, Australia (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', FestFoto Brazil, Porto Alegre, Brazil (projection)
2017, 'TRADE SHOW', Krakow Photomonth Festival, Krakow, Poland (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', Los Angeles Festival of Photography, Los Angeles, USA (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', Odessa//Batumi Photo Days Festival , Odessa, Ukraine (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', FORMAT International Photography Festival, Derby, UK (projection)
2017 'WAR AS USUAL', 'MARSHRUTKA', Kolga Tblisi Award, Tblisi, Georgia
2017 'TRADE SHOW', Month of Photography Denver, Denver, USA (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', Focus Photography Festival, Mumbai, India (projection)
2017 'COLD PEACE', German Youth Photo Award, Forum Gestaltung, Magdeburg, Germany (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', Photo Award Hoepfner-Stiftung, Industrie u. Handelskammer, Karlsruhe, Germany
2016 'TRADE SHOW', GAF Galerie für Fotografie, Hanover, Germany
2016 'TRADE SHOW', Tiradentes Photo Festival, Tiradentes, Brazil (projection)
2016 'TRADE SHOW', Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism, Hanover, Germany
2016 'COLD PEACE', German Youth Photo Award, photokina, Cologne, Germany
2016 'TRADE SHOW', Leica "Upcoming Masters" Exhibition, photokina, Cologne, Germany
2016 'COLD PEACE', Voies Off Award Selection, Fotoistanbul Festival, Istanbul, Turkey (projection)
2016 'TRADE SHOW', Voies Off Award Selection, Fotofestival Voies Off, Arles, France (projection)
2016 'COLD PEACE', Kolga Tblisi Award, Tblisi, Georgia
2015 'TRADE SHOW', Felix Schoeller Award, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Osnabrück, Germany
2015 'TRADE SHOW', Kolga Tblisi Award, Tbilisi, Georgia
2015 'TRADE SHOW', German Youth Photo Award, Haus der Geschichte, Berlin, Germany
2015 'THE VISON OF ERDOGAN', Triennial of Photography, Hamburg, Germany
2013 'THE VISON OF ERDOGAN', Mosaik Istanbul, Galerie Kulturreich, Hamburg, Germany

CATALOGUES
2019 Kolga Award Catalogue
2018 Best of LensCulture Vol.2 Catalogue
2017 Russian Diary, Kunstverein Grafschaft Bentheim, Exhibition Catalogue
2017 Kolga Award Catalogue
2017 HANT Magazin Restrospective Exhibition Catalogue
2017 Best of LensCulture Vol.1 Catalogue
2016 Vom Aufhören und Weitermachen, GAF Galerie für Fotografie Exhibition Catalogue
2016 Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism Catalogue
2016 Kolga Award Catalogue
2015 Kolga Award Catalogue

ARTIST TALKS
2019 Galerie Kulturreich, Discussion Panel, Hamburg, Germany
2019 GAF Galerie für Fotografie, Hannover, Germany
2019 Literaturhaus St. Jakobi, Hildesheim, Germany
2018 GAF Galerie für Fotografie, Hannover, Germany
2018 Galerie Bohai, Hannover, Germany
2017 Kunstverein Grafschaft Bentheim, Germany

PRESS AND INTERVIEWS
2020 Collateral
2020 Index
2019 Ignant
2019 L'observatoire
2019 ZEIT Online
2019 Der Standard
2019 SPIEGEL ONLINE
2019 Deutschlandfunk Kultur
2019 Wiener Zeitung
2019 GOSEE
2019 PHmuseum
2018 World Photography Organisation
2017 LFI
2015 Deutschlandfunk
2014 VGH

LECTURES
SuS 2020, Postproduction and Fine Art Printing, Hanover University of Applied Arts and Sciences, Germany
WiS 2019/2020, Postproduction and Fine Art Printing, Hanover University of Applied Arts and Sciences, Germany

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