Richard Mosse (* 1980 in Kilkenny , Ireland ) is an Irish documentary photographer .
Mosse obtained a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from King's College London in 2001 . In 2003 he became a Master of Research at the London Consortium in cultural studies. In 2005 he received a postgraduate diploma in art from Goldsmiths, University of London . He last received his Master of Fine Art (MFA) degree from Yale School of Art in 2008 .
Mosse has worked as a photographer in various crisis and war zones, such as Pakistan , Haiti and the former Yugoslavia . Best known are his photographs from the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo , in which he alienated the landscapes, the people and the jungle by means of false-color films.
Mosse lives and works in both New York City and Berlin.
honors and awards
- 2006–2008: Leonore Annenberg Scholarship for the Performing and Visual Arts from the Walter Annenberg Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , USA.
- 2011: Guggenheim Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation .
- 2014: Deutsche Börse Photography Prize .
- Infra. with an essai by Adam Hochschild . Aperture, New York City 2012, ISBN 978-1-59711-202-4 .
- The enclave. with an essai by Jason Stearns . Aperture, New York City 2013, ISBN 978-1-59711-263-5 .
- Supplementary volume
- Jon Holten (Ed.): A Supplement to The Enclave . Broken Dimanche Press, Berlin 2014, ISBN 978-3-943106-25-2 .
- The Enclave , 2012. The film is the conversion of a 16 mm infrared film into an HD video film. The film is shown as an installation on two screens in a dark room. He was a contribution of Ireland in 2012 at the Biennale di Venezia in Venice shown.
- Infra. Künstlerhaus Bethanien , Berlin 2012 and 2014 in the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art , Indianapolis , Indiana , USA.
- The enclave. Biennale di Venezia, Venice 2012 and 2014 at various locations such as Photographers' Gallery , London; DHC / ART , Montreal, Canada; Portland Art Museum , Portland , Oregon , USA and Louisiana Museum of Modern Art , Humlebæk , Denmark.
- Phantoms in the Dirt. Museum of Contemporary Photography , Chicago , Illinois , USA, 2014.
- Second Sight: The David Kronn Collection. Irish Museum of Modern Art , Dublin, Ireland, 2014.
- Young collections 02, Kelterborn collection. Weserburg Museum for Modern Art , Bremen 2014/2015.
- Traces of power. Art Foyer of DZ-Bank Frankfurt , Frankfurt am Main, 2014.
- ↑ Dierk Wolters: Photo exhibition “Traces of Power”: Tormented, humiliated, killed . In: Frankfurter Neue Presse . September 9, 2014
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Irish documentary photographer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1980|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Kilkenny , Ireland|