Friday 17 Jan 2014 | 7 pm
Talk: ‘Life in Cities’
The Photographer’s Gallery
16 – 18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW
Photographer Michael Wolf discusses his transition from photojournalism to project based work, the genesis of his acclaimed mega cities series and his ongoing love affair with Hong Kong, the city that has been his home for 20 years.
Michael Wolf began his studies with Otto Steinert at the Folkwang School in Essen, Germany in the 1970s, going on to become a leading photojournalist in Europe and later a contract photographer in China for Stern magazine.
His work has been exhibited worldwide and is held in many permanent collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Brooklyn Museum, the San Jose Museum of Art, California and the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago.
He won first prize in the World Press Photo Awards in 2005 and 2010, receiving an honorable mention in 2011. In 2010, Wolf was shortlisted for the Prix Pictet Photography Prize. He has published 20 photo books.
£10 / £7 concs