head in empty space by constanze kratzsc



Constanze Kratzsch is a german artist. Born 1984 and grew up in the GDR on the island of Rügen.

Her works encompass painting, sculpture, concept, photography, audio, textile and video art. In her artistic work she deals with transience. The art of visual poetry. 

Constanze Kratzsch lives and works in Berlin.

The work Beton Spiegel has been collected by the Berlin Wall Foundation in Germany.

2018 she was Artist in Residence at the Kunstgarten Graz - Cultural Area and Open Air Museum in Austria.

Her works have been shown in the past at the Palazzo Ca' Zanardi in Venice and at the OnArt Gallery in Florence in Italy. 

This year she is exhibiting for the second time at the CICA Museum in South Korea. She will also be exhibiting at the Cello Factory Gallery in London, United Kingdom, organised and run by the renowned London Group.

International  Exhibitions


New York (USA); Los Angeles (USA); Zurich (Switzerland); Florence (Italy); Venice (Italy); Graz (Austria); Bogotà (Colombia); Odessa (Ukraine)Montpellier (France); London (United Kingdom); Copenhagen (Denmark);

Bangkok (Thailand); Gyeonggi-do (South Korea)

Curriculum Vitae

International Summer Academy of Fine Arts and Media in Venice, Prof. Maix Mayer

Ostkreuz School of Photography in Berlin, Doz. Linn Schröder member of ‘Ostkreuz Agentur’

New School for Photography Berlin, Dr. Christiane Stahl leader of ‘Alfred Ehrhardt Foundation‘

and Doz. Eva Maria Ocherbauer

Best Sabel School of Design in Berlin, Area of Expertise Photography

Graphics & Design School in Anklam, Prof. Otto Kummert


Solo Exhibition



2018 Gallery Burg Klempenow - ‘Behind the time’, Klempenow (Germany)


2015 - 2016 The Visitor Center of Berlin Wall Memorial - ‘Beton Spiegel’, Berlin (Germany)


2014 Gallery ORI - ‘Fiction’, Berlin (Germany)



Group Exhibitions



The Cello Factory Gallery - London Group’, London (United Kingdom) 

CICA Museum - Czong Institute for Contemporary Art - ‘Abstract Mind’, Gyeonggi-Do (South Korea)

The Center for Fine Art Photography - ‘Landscapes - In Relation to the Land’, Fort Collins  (USA)

CICA Museum - Czong Institute for Contemporary Art - ‘Abstract Mind’, Gyeonggi-Do (South Korea)


Onart Gallery - ‘Physiognomy’, Florence (Italy)

Kunstgarten Graz Cultural Space area and Open Air Museum - ‘Around You and me’, Graz (Austria)

Photo Festival 18,  Zurich (Switzerland)

Kunstpause CH - Open Air Exhibition, Zuger Seepromenade, Zug (Switzerland)


Jorge Jurado Gallery - Alchemic Body, Bogotá (Colombia)

Los Angeles Center For Digital Art - ‘Electron Salon’, Los Angeles (USA)

‘Festival Photo Odessa days’ presents selected 15 photographers ‘jury selection projection’ of

‘Les Boutographies’ (Ukraine)
‘Les Boutographies’ presents selected 15 photographers ‘jury selection projection’ in Montpellier (France)
‘Aesthetica Art Prize’ selected the long list are per image projection presented in the St Mary’s in York (UK)

‘XY Atelier Contemporary Art Gallery’ ‘International Video Art Limousine Festival’ in New York (USA)
‘Palazzo Bollani Dolfin’ International Art Show – Contemporary Venice ‘Architectures of identities’ in Venice (Italy)
‘Metro Trains Copenhagen’ exhibition part of the ‘Copenhagen Photo Festival’ in Copenhagen (Denmark)
‘Byens Hegn / Cool Constructions – Copenhagen’s Metro fence’ part of the ‘Copenhagen Photo Festival’ (Denmark)
‘Censored Exhibition’ part of the ‘Copenhagen Photo Festival’ in Copenhagen (Denmark)
‘The Ferry Gallery’ ‘The International Experimentel Video Art Festival’ in Bangkok (Thailand)
‘BAC Gallery’ Exhibition ‘Hybrid memories’ in Bogotá (Colombia)
‘Photo 15’ in Zurich (Switzerland)

‘Palazzo Zenobio’ final exhibition ‘International Summer Academy of Fine Arts and Media’ in Venice (Italy)
‘Palazzo Albrizzi’ International exhibition ‘Morphos – Sustainable Empires | Selected Works‘ in Venice (Italy)
‘Palazzo Albrizzi’ International Art Expo ‘pixel of Identities “part of the festival’ Morphos’ in Venice (Italy)
‘Photo 14’ in Zurich (Switzerland)


‘Fön Art Prize’ exhibition ‘Next to me’ in Erfurt (Germany)
‘Kunsthalle by Deutsche Bank’ exhibition ‘Macht Kunst’ in Berlin (Germany)
‘Metropolitain Art Fair’ in Munich (Germany)


‘Gallery of the New School of Photography Berlin’ final exhibition part of ‘5th European Month of Photography’ in Berlin (Germany)
‘Gallery of the New School of Photography Berlin’ exhibition ‘Dream‘ in Berlin (Germany)
‘Castle Ritzebüttel’ exhibition ‘Freedom – Young Photography’ (Funded by the Foundation of Lower Saxony) in Cuxhaven (Germany)
‘Gallery ORi‘ final exhibition ‘Ostkreuz School of Photography‘ in Berlin (Germany)

‘Ofr. Gallery ‘ an exhibition of the ‘G Technology Driven Competition’ in Paris (France)
‘The Strand Gallery’ an exhibition of the ‘G Technology Driven Competition’ in London (United Kingdom)
‘Janine Bean Gallery’ an exhibition of the ‘G Technology Driven Competition’ in Berlin (Germany)
‘Gallery of the New School of Photography Berlin’ exhibition ‘New York City – Twentyten’ in Berlin (Germany)
‘Environmental Photography Festival Horizonte Zingst’ exhibition ‘Nature to go‘ in Zingst (Germany)
‘Gallery of the New School of Photography Berlin’ exhibition ‘Wrong side of midnight’ in Berlin (Germany)


Artist in Residence

2018  Kunstgarten Graz - Cultural Area and Open Air Museum in Austria



APA - Annual Photography Awards – Honourable Mention


Chromatic Photography Awards – Honourable Mention


Fine Art Photography Awards  – Nominee

Celeste Prize – Selected Longlist

ND Awards – Honourable Mention 

Monochrome Awards – Honourable Mention


Swiss Photo Award Collection

The Aesthetica Art Prize – Selected Longlist

Celeste Prize – Selected Longlist


Professional Imagers Club Scholarship Prize – Winner 


Carl Zeiss Prize – Winner


Press / Exhibition Catalogues


The London Group 84th Catalogue 

Nou Wave I - The Old Biscuit Factory Catalogue

CICA Museum Exhibition Catalogue – ‘Contemporary Landscape‘


Kwerfeldein – Photography Magazine – Series ‘Forest dieback‘  

Kunstaspekte – international Exhibition announcements and artist catalogue

Ostsee Zeitung – Newspaper –  Article about the artist and the exhibition ‘Behind the time‘

Art Exhibition Catalogue – Sankt Andreasberg –  Andreas Art Prize ‘Nature - Human‘ 

Brennpunkt # 34 – Magazine for Photography


Anima Mundi – It's liquid International Exhibition Catalogue – Venice


Kaltblut Magazine  – ‘The woman’s identity‘

HANT Magazine for Photography # 7
Boutographies # 16 Catalogue – The new talents of European Photography
Prism # 23 Photography Magazine
Aesthetica Art Prize Anthology # 16 Book
Foto(nai) – Online Photography Magazine

Contemporary Art Curator – online
Aesthetica Magazine – printed and digital
Museumsportal Berlin – online
Berlin Wall Memorial – online
Copenhagen Photo Festival Catalogue
Art – The Art Magazine, Interview & series ‘The woman’s identity‘ online

Photo 15 Zurich Catalogue
Photo News – 25 years Photo News Blog
Month of Photography OFF catalogue and online
Morphos catalogue – Sustainable Empires Venice – Selected  –  works catalogue of the

TV interview with Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg RBB
Fön Kunstpreis catalogue of the exhibition
Bildwerk 3 – online magazine for photography

5. European Month of Photography Berlin
In search of catalogue

Brennpunkt # 28 Magazine for Photography

Erle Bessert – Culture and Management – online
Architecturfotoblog – online