Judith Stenneken is an artist working in photography, video and installation. She grew up in a small village in the north of Germany and lived in Hamburg, Berlin and London before moving to New York.
Her first self-published book ‚Last Call | Tempelhof‘ won the grand prize of Blurb’s Photography Book Now Contest in 2010. The same body of work received the Young Talent Award of the f/stop Photo Festival in Leipzig in 2009, as well as honorable mentions from the New York Photo Festival and Hey, Hot Shot! in 2010.
Stenneken was named one of PDN’s 30 – New and Emerging Photographers to watch in 2011, the same year she moved to new york to pursue her masters of fine arts. She received her MFA in photography, video and related media from the school of visual arts in 2013.
Her work has been featured in the exhibition ‚A Survey of Documentary Styles in Early 21st Century Photobooks‘ as well as in publications such as pdn, Photo International, Der Greif and Photograph Magazine with an essay by Elisabeth Biondi. In 2016 Stenneken commenced her representation with Galerie f5,6 (Munich) with a solo show entitled ‚Denn Bleiben ist Nirgends‘, in which she exhibited excerpts of her project ‚Welcome Home‘. Her latest self-published photobook from the same body of work is named ‚Illuminate Naturally in Darkness‘ and was first released in March 2017.
I’m working with Judith Stenneken since 2010 in relation to exhibition concepts and consulting regarding her artistic develop. In our intense dialogue we develop new formats for exhibitions and projects. Intense research on several themes Stenneken is interested in is always part of my work.