The European Biennial of Contemporary Art

28 June 31 October 2014

St. Petersburg, Russia The State Hermitage Museum

Wolfgang Tillmans

Untitled Installation view

Wolfgang Tillmans, Yet Untitled (St Petersburg / Moscow), 2005 / 2009 / 2014
inkjet prints, c-type prints, various formats, artist studio view, Berlin 2014
Courtesy of the artist.
New Commission for Manifesta 10, St Petersburg

Born 1968 in Remscheid, Germany
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Wolfgang Tillmans studied at Bournemouth and Poole College of Art (1990–1992), and in 2000 he became the first photographer and non-British artist to be awarded the Turner Prize. He is currently an Artist Trustee on the Board of Tate, London. Since 2006 he has run the non-profit exhibition space Between Bridges, which initially opened in London and is now located in Berlin. Tillmans was professor for interdisciplinary art at the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main (2003–2006). His recent exhibitions include Kunsthalle Zürich, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden, and Museo del Banco de la Republica, Bogota, Columbia (2012); Serpentine Gallery, London (2010); Tate Britain, London, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, and Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2008). In 2001 Tillmans was awarded first prize in the competition for the design of the AIDS memorial in Munich, which was erected according to his design in 2002. In 2009 he received the Culture Prize of the German Society for Photography.