Prof. Christoph Bangert

Foto: Raimund Żakowski

Areas of teaching: Portrait photography, short-form drafting, foreign reporting, curating.

Prof. Christoph Bangert was born in 1978 in Daun in the Eifel and works as a photographer, author, university lecturer and certified bus driver. He studied photojournalism and documentary photography at the International Center of Photography in New York. His images have appeared in FAZ, NZZ, Zeit, Cicero, GEO, Stern, Neon, Spiegel, Time, Newsweek, New Yorker, and the New York Times Magazine.

On assignment for the New York Times, he documented the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Bangert’s work has won the World Press Photo Award, among others.

He served as a jury member for the Nannen Prize, Otto Steinert Prize, World Press Photo Award and the Joop Swart Masterclass. He is the author of several books, including War Porn (Kehrer 2014), hello camel (Kehrer 2016), and Rumors of War (Kehrer 2020). Bangert is the initiator of the Fotobus Society, the largest student photography project in Germany, sponsored by Nikon and with over 700 members.

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