Biography

Christian Aschman was born in Luxembourg in 1966. He studied at the Ecole de Recherche Graphique (ERG) in Brussels. He currently resides in Luxembourg and in the Belgian capital.

Christian is a freelance photographer, who worked on countless photo shootings for fashion shows, portraits and commissioned photographs depicting cities, construction sites and various architecture.

 

In 2011, exhibition of a giant photograph depicting the kiosk at the KIOSK exhibition area, place de Bruxelles. In 2014, arts residency in Tokyo and release of the book “The space between” published by Théophile’s Papers in 2015. He is also the author of many photo books, including “747-8” published for Cargolux and Boeing.

 

He has also worked on a series of photographs on the architecture of the Mudam (Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean – published in the book “Mudam, le bâtiment de Leoh Ming Pei”, as well as two short films covering the museum’s architecture and the works of Daniel Buren: “Architecture, Contre-Architecture: Transposition”, exhibited at the same venue.

 

Lately, Christian Aschmann was featured in solo and group exhibitions in Brussels, Luxembourg, Liège, Paris, Tokyo and Warsaw.

Career

  • 1992
    • Diplôme de l’Enseignement Supérieur Artistique, section communication visuelle, option photographie. Ecole de Recherche Graphique – ERG – Bruxelles.
    • 2016
        • The present is yours, the future is mine. ( group show ) AICA Luxembourg.
        • Cercle Cité, Luxembourg.
    • 2015
        • Théophile’s Papers, an exhibition (group show) Rosa Brux, Bruxelles.
    • 2014
        • The space in between, part 1- Ambassade du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, Tokyo.
        • The space in between, part 2- Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo.
    • 2013
        • Lëtzebuerg Moderne – Fondation pour l’architecture et l’ingénierie Luxembourg.
    • 2012
        • “747-8” ( Boeing ) Galerie Nosbaum & Reding, Luxembourg.
        • “la coexistence” Galerie Les Drapiers, Liège. Biennale International de la Photogtraphie.
        • Hydra School Project ( group show ). Hydra Grèce.
    • 2011
        • “kiosque MPK”. Kiosk AICA Luxembourg. Place de Bruxelles ( Pôle Nord ), Luxembourg.
    • 2009
        • Sélection (group show). Maison du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, Bruxelles.
    • 2008
        • Mediations Biennale – CamouFLASHed , Poznan – Pologne.
        • Mixed Season ( group show ). Nosbaum&Reding Art Contemporain, Luxembourg.
    • 2007
        • “Sidewalks” (group show), PATIO Art Center, Academy of Humanities and Ecomomics à Lodz, Pologne.
        • “Warszawa 26 April – 3 May 2007”, Galeria Klimy Bochenskiej, Varsovie.
        • “I love you, I love you really” (group show)  Agence d’art contemporain, Stéphane Ackermann, Luxembourg.
    • 2005
        • Conseil de l’Europe Bruxelles. Installation-photo commanditée par la fondation musée d’art moderne Grand Duc Jean, Mudam Luxembourg.
        • Galerie Baumet Sultana (group show), Paris.
    • 2002
        • Agence d’art contemporain, Stéphane Ackermann, Luxembourg.
    • 2001
        • Triennale de la photographie luxembourgeoise. Banque et Caisse d’Epargne de l’Etat Luxembourg.
    • 2000
        • Ecstasy (group show). Wessel + O’Connor Gallery, New York.
    • 1998
        • Photographes contemporains luxembourgeois. Banque et Caisse d’Epargne de l’Etat Luxembourg.
    • 1997
        • Portraits au Marx, Luxembourg.
        • Portraits and Fashion, Galerie Clairefontaine, Luxembourg.

Awards:

    • 1998
        • Prix BIL Jeune Artiste 1998. Banque Internationale Luxembourg.

Art residency:

    • 2014
        • Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo.

Publications:

    • 2015
        • The space in between. Editions Théophile’s Papers.
        • La Cité des Sciences, Fonds Belval (collaboration).

 

    • 2014
        • Soludec 65 ans.
        • The space in between, portfolio. Self-edited.

 

    • 2013
        • Lëtzerbuerg Moderne. Editions Maison Moderne.
        • Erënnerungsraim. Editions Binsfeld.

 

    • 2011
        • “Sans titre” Livre d’artiste, self-edited.
        • “747-8” The Boeing Company / Cargolux Airlines.

 

    • 2010
        • Mudam, le bâtiment de Ieoh Ming Pei, Luxembourg (collaboration).

 

    • 2006
        • Kalbasslamettanationalllpilgeralbum, CNA Luxembourg.
        • Catalogue de l’Exposition “Eldorado” Mudam Luxembourg (collaboration).

 

    • 2003
        • Sensation par Patrick Remy. Editions STEIDL (collaboration).

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