About

Andreas Oetker-Kast (*1964) is a freelance photographer based in Kiel, Germany, specializing in documentary style and music photography. Since 2006 his work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions in Germany and internationally and is published in books and catalogs. In 2012 he and his wife started their own publishing house bt:st verlag, to provide a home for his self-published works.

 

books & publications

2016
BACKSTAGE Johannes Oerding Alles brennt, bt:st verlag
2013
looking for wonderland, photobook & DVD combination, German and English, bt:st verlag
2012
wonderland, PHOTOGRAPHIA BOREALIS 05, edition for contemporary photography in the north, published by Cultural Foundation of the Savings Bank of Schleswig-Holstein
2010
wunderland / wonderland, PHOTOGRAPHIA BOREALIS 03, edition for contemporary photography in the north, published by Cultural Foundation of the Savings Bank of Schleswig-Holstein
2008
manpower, hardcover, German & English, self-published
music, catalog, softcover, self-published

 

photo book exhibitions

2015
looking for wonderland
Athens Photo Festival APhF:15, The Photobook Exhibition, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
2014
looking for wonderland
INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks, Phoenix Art Museum, Doris and John Norton Gallery for the Center for Creative Photography, Phoenix, USA

looking for wonderland
F Book Show, 72Gallery, Tokyo Institute of Photography, Tokyo, Japan

looking for wonderland
Encontros da Imagem, Open Call for self-published Photobooks, Braga, Portugal
2012
manpower
Fotografia Festival Internazionale di Roma: WORK, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Italy

 

solo exhibitions

2013
looking for wonderland
Amerikazentrum Hamburg, Germany
2012
wonderland / wunderland
NordseeMuseum Husum, Nissenhaus, Husum, Germany

wonderland
Cultural Foundation of the Savings Bank of Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany
2011
music
ELBJAZZ Festival, DOCK 56 artgalerie an der elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Germany
2010
manpower
Ministry of Labor, Berlin, Germany

manpower
Volksbank, Baden-Baden, Germany

music
Jazz Festival Leipzig, Opera Leipzig and Jazz Club Telegraph, Leipzig, Germany

wunderland
Cultural Foundation of the Savings Bank of Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany
2009
manpower
Kieler Nachrichten, Kiel and Neumünster, Germany
2008
manpower
District Court, Kiel, Germany

music – for the ear and for the eye
Exhibition with vernissage including a jazz concert of the Thomas Siffling Trio,
Brenner's Park Hotel & Spa, Baden-Baden, Germany
2007
music – for the ear and for the eye
Exhibition with vernissage including a jazz concert of the Thomas Siffling Trio,
Metro Kino im Schlosshof, Kiel, Germany

music
Kunst um den Block, TNG The Net Generation, Kiel, Germany

 

group exhibitions

2015
Tamar, where are you?
RFLXN 05, Foto-Reflexionen 05 / 5th edition of the exhibition of a statewide selection of photographic works in the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein, Rendsburg, Germany
2015
Vadehavet – Wattenmeer
Joint exhibition with the painter Else Pia Martinsen Erz in the Gallery Erz, Skaerbaek, Denmark
2014
looking for wonderland
F-Stop Magazine, ON THE ROAD, Issue #66

wunderland / wonderland
Continuum, Sweet Art Gallery, Naples, Florida, USA
2013
wunderland / wonderland
Punctum Contra Punctum II – American Edition, Sidney and Berne Davis Arts Center, Fort Myers, Florida, USA

wunderland I wonderland
Punctum Contra Punctum II, Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery, Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia

wonderland
Incognito at Friends of the Art, Naples Museum of Art, Florida, U.S.A.
2012
wonderland
„Gute Fotos – guter Zweck“, FREELENS Galerie, fund-raiser in favor of the FREELENS Foundation, Hamburg, Germany

wonderland
„Punctum – Contra Punctum“, Shalva Amiranishvili Museum of Fine Arts, Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia
2011
music
AlsterArt 2011, Hamburg, Germany

wunderland
AGROUND: 16TH Annual Photo Competition Exhibition, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, U.S.A.

wunderland
„Europe – Searching New Identity“, Karvasla Building, Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia
2010
Various projects, AlsterArt 2010, Hamburg, Germany

manpower
New Orleans Photo Alliance, Gruppenausstellung WoRK, New Orleans, U.S.A.

wunderland
International Award for Digital and Photographic Art 2010, Museum of Art, Chianciano Terme, Italy
2009
music, Florence Biennale 2009, Florence, Italy

music, The Sounds of Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
2006
Participation in the annual exhibition of the Ostkreuz School of Photography and Design, with the image: NYC Times Square, 2002, Berlin, Germany

 

grants & awards

2011
Working grant from the U.S. Consulate General Hamburg, facilitated by the American Society Schleswig-Holstein, for wonderland
2010
Honorable Mention for Photography, International Award for Digital and Photographic Art 2010, Museum of Art, Chianciano Terme, Italy, for wunderland
2010
Working grant from the Cultural Foundation of the Savings Bank of Schleswig-Holstein, for wunderland / wunderland
2008
Working grant from the prime minister of the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein, for manpower