Florian Freier

// projects:
eye of god
eye of god revisited
cached landscapes
face detection
untitled snapchats
profile page
views & shows

// info:
bio / cv


"Profile Page" - the book is out now! A selection of 100 Pictures of the project, featuring an intro text by Domenico Quaranta, is available as a free eBook and printed photo-book published by Link Editions (click for more).
+++ Project update: "Profile Page" has been added to the collection of the New York Museum of Modern Art library as part of the acquisition of the Library of the Printed Web by Paul Soulellis (great company with Olia Lialina, Mishka Henner, Katja Stuke, Clement Valla, Cory Arcangel, Richard Prince, David Horvitz, ...)

Studying algorithmic facial recognition and automated image processing on mobile phone devices and classic paintings. New project Untitled snapchats (2017). click for more

"The Eye of God revisited" - exhibition view at #6PMYLT, worldwide distributed exhibition project. (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 from 20.06 to 30.08 2015. Thanks for the huge media coverage at WIRED, FastCompany and recent press features (more)

Solo presentation at unpainted LAB 3.0 - featuring "Cached Landscapes" and "The Eye of God", MMA Munich Kesselhalle, Feb 2016 (click for views)

"The Eye of God - Google Earth Remix" going to hit 25.000 views on Youtube these days ...(more)

"Profile Page" project launch at periscope project space, Salzburg/AT

Thanks for having a great artist talk, featuring "Cached Landscapes" and recent projects at #6PMYLT.

Opening at Museum Folkwang Essen, June 2014
Tobia Bezzola, Clare Strand, Barbara Könches, Florian Ebner, Katja Strucke, Wolfgang Tillmans, Erik Kessels, Florian Freier and Jeff Guess (from left to right; picture by Sven Thielmann)

Opening: "(Mis)Understanding Photography - Works and Manifestos"
Museum Folkwang, Essen; 14.06. - 17.08.2014, featuring "The Eye of God"

Proudly participating - Recent group show at Museum Folkwang (including Richard Prince, Thomas Ruff, Ed Ruscha, Wolfgang Tillmans, Christopher Williams, ...)
Click here for exhibition views and full artist list

Brand new catalogue: "(Mis)Understanding Photography" Edition Folkwang / Steidl
Featuring my work "The Eye of God - Recreating Andreas Gursky (Google Earth Remix)"

Proudly participating: "Photogenus - Contemporary Meta Photography"
DAAP Galleries, Cincinnati, Ohio, september 23 - october 26. 2012

The exhibition features works of international artists that challenge traditional notions of photographic production, display, and discourse.
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 exhibition views and full artist list )

Opening: Déjà-vu? The Art of Repetition from Dürer to YouTube
Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, 21.04. - 05.08. 2012
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, ...

Catalogue: "Déjà-vu? Die Kunst der Wiederholung von Dürer bis You Tube", Ariane Mensger und Wolfgang Ullrich, Kerber Verlag
Featuring my work "The Eye of God - Recreating Andreas Gursky (Google Earth Remix)"

"The Eye of ... - Receptions of Input" - group show at DAS weekend, Transmediale Berlin
The group show will cover the issue “(Big Brother) watching” exploring ideas about (self)-reflection and (self)-protection in the digital age. With RoboCam, Photography, Video, Drawings…
Participating Artists: Eberhard Bosslet, Florian Freier, Philipp Geist, Daniel Belasco Rogers and Sophia New – plan b ( Exhibition info: http://dasweekend.de/?p=190 )


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