BIO

Jakob Schnetz (*1991) is a photographer and visual artist based in Münster, Germany.
Beside commissions, Schnetz interest focusses on personal long-term projects which explore photographic possibilities of a critical perspective on societal structures and mechanisms within the topics of economy, identity and representation.
Schnetz´s works have been published, awarded and exhibited internationally.

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EDUCATION
2019 - now MA Photography Studies and Research, Folkwang University of Arts, Essen, Germany
2012 - 2018 BA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography, Hanover University of Applied Arts and Sciences, Germany
2016 Exchange Semester, Studies of Journalism and Photojournalism at Tomsk State University, Russia

BOOKS
2019 'PLACE OF PROMISE', Edition Lammerhuber
2018 'PPT MAGAZIN', self-published by Jakob Schnetz

SELECTED CLIENTS AND PUBLICATIONS
Editorial
DER SPIEGEL (de)
DER SPIEGEL Wissen (de)
Der Standard (at)
DeCorrespondent (nl)
DeVolkskrant (nl)
DIE ZEIT (de)
DUMMY (de)
fluter (de)
GEO (de)
Harvard Business Manager (de)
Hant Magazin (de)
manager magazin (de)
Ostlook Magazine (de)
Ostpol Magazin (de)
Plan W (de)
Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin (de)
Süddeutsche Zeitung (de)
taz. Die Tageszeitung (de)
Wallpaper* (uk)
Weekendavisen (dk)
WIRED (us)
ZEIT Online (de)
ZEIT Campus (de)
6mois (fr)

Corporate
Ace&Tate
Berghof Foundation
Bureaux Bordeaux
defakto
Federal Foreign Office Germany
German Olympic Sports Confederation
Junge Oper Hannover
Junges Theater Hannover
Kampnagel Hamburg
Lichthof Theater Hamburg
Oper Bonn
Oper Hannover
Staatstheater Linz
Trigema
Wald und Forst NRW

AWARDS AND MENTIONS
2019 Nominated for Acatech Photo Prize, Germany
2019 Nominated for Voies Off Award, France
2019 Shortlist Kassel Photobook Dummy Award, Germany
2019 Shortlisted for Kolga Award, Georgia
2018 Winner Bronze Medal German Photobook Award, selfpublishing category, Germany
2018 Finalist Cortona On The Move New Visions, Italy
2018 Riga Photomonth Selection, Latvia
2018 Shortlist Sony World Photography Awards, professional competition, creative category, GB
2018 Finalist LensCulture Exposure Award, Netherlands
2017 Winner Silver Medal Moscow International Photo Awards, portfolio category, Russia
2017 Nominated for N-Ost Reportage Award, Germany
2017 Shortlisted for Kolga Award, Georgia
2016 Winner LensCulture Emerging Talent Award, Netherlands
2016 Winner PDN Photo Annual, student category, USA
2016 Winner 1st place German Youth Photo Prize, Germany
2016 Shortlisted for Kolga Award, Georgia
2016 Finalist Freelens Award, Germany
2016 Voies Off Award Selection, France
2015 Winner Gabriel Grüner Grant, Germany
2015 Nominated for Felix Schoeller Emerging Talent Award, Germany
2015 Winner 1st place German Youth Photo Prize, Germany
2015 Winner silver medal interpretive eye, bronze medal general news, College Photographer of the Year Award, USA
2015 Shortlisted for Kolga Award, Georgia
2014 Winner VGH Photo Award, Germany

ARTIST TALKS
2019 GAF Galerie für Fotografie, Hannover, Germany
2019 Literaturhaus St. Jakobi, Hildesheim, Germany
2018 GAF Galerie für Fotografie, Hannover, Germany
2018 Galerie Bohai, Hannover, Germany
2017 Kunstverein Grafschaft Bentheim, Germany

PRESS AND INTERVIEWS
2019 Der Standard
2019 SPIEGEL ONLINE
2019 Deutschlandfunk Kultur
2019 GOSEE
2019 PHmuseum
2018 World Photography Organisation
2017 LFI
2015 Deutschlandfunk
2014 VGH

CATALOGUES
2019 Kolga Award Catalogue
2017 Russian Diary, Kunstverein Grafschaft Bentheim, Exhibition Catalogue
2018 Best of LensCulture Vol.2 Catalogue
2017 Kolga Award Catalogue
2017 HANT Magazin Restrospective Exhibition Catalogue
2017 Best of LensCulture Vol.1 Catalogue
2016 Vom Aufhören und Weitermachen, GAF Galerie für Fotografie Exhibition Catalogue
2016 Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism Catalogue
2016 Kolga Award Catalogue
2015 Kolga Award Catalogue

SOLO SHOWS
2019 'PLACE OF PROMISE', Fuchsbau Festival, Lehrte, Germany
2019 'A REINDEER AND A BURNING OIL CAN, Literaturhaus St. Jakobi, Hildesheim, Germany
2018 'A REINDEER AND A BURNING OIL CAN', Galerie Bohai, Hannover, Germany
2017 'A REINDEER AND A BURNING OIL CAN', 'CHRONOLOGY OF A FAILURE', Kunstverein Grafschaft Bentheim, Germany
2015 'TRADE SHOW', VGH Award, travelling exhibition, Lower Saxony, Germany
2014 'TRADE SHOW', VGH Award, VGH Galerie, Hanover, Germany

GROUP SHOWS
2020 'ULTIMA THULE' Book Dummy, Officine Fotografiche Roma, Rome, Italy (January)

2019 'ULTIMA THULE' Book Dummy, Organ Vida - International Photography Festival, Zagreb, Kroatia, (December)
2019 'ULTIMA THULE' Book Dummy, Istanbul Photobook Festival, Istanbul, Turkey (17 - 20 October)
2019 'ULTIMA THULE' Book Dummy, Fotopia Collective Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (10 - 20 October)
2019 'ULTIMA THULE' Book Dummy, Photobook Week Aarhus , Aarhus, Denmark (3 - 6 October)
2019 'ULTIMA THULE' Book Dummy, Photo Book Festival Ningbo Jiazazhi, Ningbo, China
2019 'ULTIMA THULE' Book Dummy, PhotoIreland Festival, Dublin, Ireland
2019 'ULTIMA THULE' Book Dummy, Istituto Europeo di Design, PHotoEspaña, Madrid, Spain
2019 'ULTIMA THULE' Book Dummy, Kassel Fotobookfestival, Kassel, Germany
2019 'A REINDEER AND A BURNING OIL CAN', Ostlook Platform Exhibition, Tblisi, Georgia
2019 'ROBBY', Kolga Tblisi Award, Tblisi, Georgia

2018 'A REINDEER AND A BURNING OIL CAN', Ostlook Platform, Galerie 21, Triennial of Photography, Hamburg, Germany
2018 'PEOPLE PLACE TECHNOLOGY', Galerie für Fotografie, Hannover
2018 'TRADE SHOW', Biennale de la Photographie Freiburg Mulhouse, Kunsthalle L6, Freiburg, Germany
2018 'A REINDEER AND A BURNING OIL CAN', Cortona On The Move New Visions, Italy (projection)
2018 'A REINDEER AND A BURNING OIL CAN', Riga Photomonth Selection, Latvia (projection)
2018 'A REINDEER AND A BURNING OIL CAN', Sony World Photography Awards, Somerset House, London GB (projection)

2017 'COLD PEACE', HANT Magazin Retrospective, Kunsthalle Erfurt, Germany
2017 'PRESENCE/ABSENCE', Ver.di Höfe, Hannover, Germany
2017 'TRADE SHOW', Visa Off/Visa pour l'image , Perpignan, France
2017 'TRADE SHOW', ICP Museum, New York , USA (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', PhotOn Festival, Valencia, Spain (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', Art Photo Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', Head On Photo Festival, Sydney, Australia (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', FestFoto Brazil, Porto Alegre, Brazil (projection)
2017, 'TRADE SHOW', Krakow Photomonth Festival, Krakow, Poland (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', Los Angeles Festival of Photography, Los Angeles, USA (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', Odessa//Batumi Photo Days Festival , Odessa, Ukraine (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', FORMAT International Photography Festival, Derby, UK (projection)
2017 'WAR AS USUAL', 'MARSHRUTKA', Kolga Tblisi Award, Tblisi, Georgia
2017 'TRADE SHOW', Month of Photography Denver, Denver, USA (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', Focus Photography Festival, Mumbai, India (projection)
2017 'COLD PEACE', German Youth Photo Award, Forum Gestaltung, Magdeburg, Germany (projection)
2017 'TRADE SHOW', Photo Award Hoepfner-Stiftung, Industrie u. Handelskammer, Karlsruhe, Germany

2016 'TRADE SHOW', GAF Galerie für Fotografie, Hanover, Germany
2016 'TRADE SHOW', Tiradentes Photo Festival, Tiradentes, Brazil (projection)
2016 'TRADE SHOW', Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism, Hanover, Germany
2016 'COLD PEACE', German Youth Photo Award, photokina, Cologne, Germany
2016 'TRADE SHOW', Leica "Upcoming Masters" Exhibition, photokina, Cologne, Germany
2016 'COLD PEACE', Voies Off Award Selection, Fotoistanbul Festival, Istanbul, Turkey (projection)
2016 'TRADE SHOW', Voies Off Award Selection, Fotofestival Voies Off, Arles, France (projection)
2016 'COLD PEACE', Kolga Tblisi Award, Tblisi, Georgia

2015 'TRADE SHOW', Felix Schoeller Award, Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Osnabrück, Germany
2015 'TRADE SHOW', Kolga Tblisi Award, Tbilisi, Georgia
2015 'TRADE SHOW', German Youth Photo Award, Haus der Geschichte, Berlin, Germany
2015 'THE VISON OF ERDOGAN', Triennial of Photography, Hamburg, Germany

2013 'THE VISON OF ERDOGAN', Mosaik Istanbul, Galerie Kulturreich, Hamburg, Germany