*OLIVER LEU

contact

mail(at)oliverleu.com

B: + 32 (0)489 581344
D: + 49 (0)163 4716455

CV

2017
artist residency at Frans Masereel Centrum, Belgium in February and March

2015 Residency in Ypres, Belgium, for citybooks/deBuren in cooperation with Flanders Fields Museum

since 2014: ongoing project on the representation of the colonial past and king Leopold II legacy in Belgium

2011 DAAD travel-grant for a photographic work on post-war Sri Lanka

2010 Leonardo Grant for Antwerp/ Belgium, work on converted churches

2009 final project _eins, Kolkata, graduation in photography and media
with Prof. Katharina Bosse and Prof. Axel Grünewald

2003-2009 studies of photography and media at the
University of Applied Sciences in Bielefeld, Germany

1997-2001 studies of english literature, indology and comparative
religious sciences, universities of Cologne and Bonn, Germany

1995 university-entrance diploma, Unna, Germany

*1976 Dortmund, Germany


exhibitions and publications

2016

_ATLAS, groupshow with Oliver Leu, Katrin Kamrau, Sarah De Wilde, Pieter Huybrechts & Marge Monko at cookie butcher artspace, Antwerp, B
_Leopold's Legacy edition, Malenki at FRIENDS WITH BOOKS FAIR, Berlin
_Leopold's Legacy edition, Malenki at ANTWERP ART BOOK FAIR, Antwerp
_Leopold's Legacy edition, Malenki at WIELS ART BOOK FAIR, Brussels, B
_presentation of Leopold's Legacy edition at Shifting Focus Fotobuchmarkt, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, D
_Leopold's Legacy, Fotocircuit Vlaanderen at CC Wevelgem, CC Menen, CC Ieper, CC Torhout, CC Tielt, CC Evergem, B

2015

_Leopold's Legacy Edition, Malenki at Lisbon's Photobook Fair, P
_Leopold's Legacy, Cadixroute 2015 "Dromen aan de waterkant", Kattendijkdok, Antwerpen, B
_Sri Lanka-with might and main UNSEEN DUMMY AWARD tour,
Belfast Photo Festival, IRL
_Leopold's Legacy, Fotocircuit Vlaanderen at CC Sint-Niklaas, CC Bornem, GC Wemmel, CC Heist-op-den-Berg, CC Maaseik, CC Bilzen, CC Overpelt
_Kunstbox Artfair, Dortmund, D
_Leopold's Legacy, Fotocircuit Vlaanderen at Elcker-Ik, Antwerp, B
_Sri Lanka-with might and main book on show at PRINT ART FAIR 2015,
Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, B
_Leopold's Legacy at CIAP, Hasselt, B
_Leopold's Legacy at Atelier De Wilden, Antwerp, B

2014
_Sri Lanka-with might and main shortlist for UNSEEN DUMMY AWARD, Amsterdam, NL
_SCHAU-Festival, Dortmunder U, Dortmund, Germany
_Der Greif exhibition Ein Prozess,
Neue Galerie im Höhmannhaus, Augsburg, Germany

2013
_3, Kunstinitiative „Im Friese“ e.V., Kirschau, Germany
_UN-FIXED, museum without building, Academy of Fine Arts,
Antwerp, Belgium

2012
_Eyes On Portfolio Review, Vienna, Austria
_6. Portfolio Walk der DFA, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany

2011
_Der Greif #4, photographic magazine

2010
_GUM 11 Magazin für konzeptionelles Gestalten, Kehrer Verlag

2009
_diploma exhibition, at the University of Applied
Sciences in Bielefeld, Germany