+++ Project update: my recent photo-book publication "Profile Page" has been added to the collection of artist books of the Museum of Modern Art New York as part of the acquisition of the Library of the Printed Web (great company with Olia Lialina, Mishka Henner, Katja Stuke, Clement Valla, Cory Arcangel, Richard Prince, David Horvitz, ...) (click for project info)




"Exploring the line between public and private spaces - Photographer Florian Freier has documented living spaces against Facebook profile pages"
// Alphr Mag, Thomas McMullan (
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Solo presentation at unpainted LAB 3.0 - featuring "Cached Landscapes" and "The Eye of God", MMA Munich Kesselhalle (click for project info)




"The Eye of God - Google Earth Remix" going to hit 25.000 views on Youtube these days (click for project info)



"A clever hack allows one young photographer to recreate a famous work, minus the price tag" // Fast Company, Cliff Kuang (click for more)






+++ Project update: "The Moving City" - matching AirBNB interiors with GPS located construction sites in the streets of Barcelona. (work in progress, exhibition view at Hangar Studios, Barcelona, ES) (click for project info)






Not to be seen AR filter for Instagram is now available for iOS and Android. (click for project info)





Proudly participating - Recent group show "(Mis)Understanding Photography - Works and Manifestos" at Museum Folkwang (including Richard Prince, Thomas Ruff, Ed Ruscha, Zoe Leonard, Tacita Dean, Aneta Grzeszykowska, Christopher Williams, Wolfgang Tillmans, ...) , featuring "The Eye of God" (click for more)



"Florian Freier uses Google Earth to digitally tinker with Andreas Gursky’s monumental photographs (...) – Rather than heroes and masters, the exhibition tells of doubters, dissidents and renegades. Ebner has invited every conceivable party crasher." // FRIEZE Magazine, Kito Nedo (click for more)





Catalogue: "(Mis)Understanding Photography" Edition Folkwang / Steidl Featuring my work "The Eye of God - Recreating Andreas Gursky (Google Earth Remix)" (click for more)







Studio prints, "Eye of God" Installation views at #6PMYLT for Link Art Center Brescia, IT (click for project info)




Proudly participating: "Photogenus - Contemporary Meta Photography" DAAP Galleries, Cincinnati, Ohio; Curated by Aaron Cowan and Jordan Tate, founder and editor of ilikethisart.net; Including: Johan Eldrot, Travess Smalley, John Houck, Sebastian Verdon, Clement Valla, Brian Khek, Florian Freier, ... (click for more)






"Cached Landscapes" - awarded with the "Eagle Eye" photo award at Trevor Paglen's show "The Octopus", Frankfurter Kunstverein.
Jury members: Trevor Paglen, Franziska Nori – director of the Frankfurter Kunstverein, Ditmar Schädel – chairman of the German Photographic Association (DGPh), Nils Bremer – chief editor of the Journal Frankfurt, Luminita Sabau – former director of the art collection of DZ Bank and Spokesperson of RAY Fotografieprojekte (fotos: FKV); https://frieze.com/article/unseen-sites/?lang=en (click for more)






Opening: Déjà-vu? The Art of Repetition from Dürer to YouTube Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Happy to participate with "The Eye of God" Including works of: Joseph Beuys, Mike Bidlo, Giorgio De Chirico, Lovis Corinth, Eugène Delacroix, Marcel Duchamp, Albrecht Dürer, Anselm Feuerbach, Florian Freier, Francisco de Goya, Aneta Grzeszykowska, Henri Matisse, Peter Paul Rubens, Cindy Sherman, Thomas Struth, Elaine Sturtevant, ... (click for more)





Catalogue: Kerber Verlag "Déjà-vu? From Dürer to Youtube", Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Ariane Mensger und Wolfgang Ullrich. Featuring my work "The Eye of God (Google Earth Remix)" (click for more)




"Talent leiht, Genie stiehlt. Für die Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe ein klarer Fall fürs Museum."
// Monopol-Magazin, Sarah Elsing (
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New installations of Cached Landscapes currently on view at "No Secrets", Eres Stiftung and photographic collection of Munich Stadtmuseum (including Trevor Paglen, Paolo Cirio, Susan Morris, Mario Santamaria, Luca Pancrazzi, Jenny Rova, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, ...) (click for more)






Cached Landscapes Installation view at the more than 500 years old medieval corn storage building „Haberkasten“ [Haferkasten] Mühldorf a. Inn, 2020; Kodak c-prints and synced video screenings (ca. 600 x 900 cm) (click for more)



"Freier didn’t take the photos, or even the screenshots featured in his elaborate composite images. All of them were pulled from a subfolder holding a thumbnail cache of every web page he visits." // WIRED.com, Jakob Schiller (click for more)







"Untitled Snapchats" at Rencotres d'Arles 2017, Arles FR (click for more)






"Untitled Snapchats" at Rencotres d'Arles 2017, Arles FR Night of the Year, #BYOPaper, Papeteries Etienne. The Night of the Year is an annual open area event that takes place during the opening week of the Rencontres d’Arles photography festival. https://www.rencontres-arles.com/en/florian-freier (click for more)





"Profile Page", Project launch and book preview; Periscope Project Space, Salzburg (click for more)



"Was sagt mehr über unsere Persönlichkeit aus: Der Wohnraum oder das Profil im Netz? Der Fotograf Florian Freier hat versucht das herauszufinden - Ein Einblick in die digitale und die physische Identität der Menschen" // Süddeutsche Zeitung, Sara Weber (click for more)





"Cached Landscapes", my recent project for Trevor Paglen and Frankfurter Kunstverein has been awarded with the "Eagle Eye" Photo Award and exhibited along Paglen's solo show "The Octopus" at Franfurter Kunstverein. Thanks for the huge media coverage at WIRED, FastCompany and recent press features (more)