Biography

Birgitta Thaysen lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany

 

1985 - 92 Studies at the Düsseldorf Academy of Fine Arts with Bernd & Hilla Becher (Photography) and Nan Hoover (Photography, Video, Performance)

 

1991 Student of Master Class

 

1992 Academy diploma

 

1993 one-year artist in residence, Ministry of Culture NRW, Ringberg Castle, Germany

 

2001 Marianne Brandt-Prize for Photography, exhibition and catalog, Chemnitz, Germany

 

2002 artist in residence Israel, cultural Office of the capital City of Düsseldorf, Germany

 

since 2010 Research Fellow and lecturer for photography and film at University of Applied Sciences, Krefeld

 

since 2017 called Member of the German Society of Photography (DGPh)

 

2018 Art Award Nomination "DA art award" of the Giordano Bruno Foundation