1972
Born in Sibiu, Romania
1986
Escapes from Romania and relocates in Aachen
1993-1999
Studies German Philology and Mathematics at the RWTH Aachen University 2001
2001
Moves to Berlin and begins her career as independent photographer
since 2006
Teaches photography at the Art University Weißensee Berlin, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, Ostkreuzschule Berlin, Goethe Institute, Hartford Art University
2006
Commission for Richard Serra's exhibition catalogue Richard Serra Sculpture: Forty Years, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
since 2017
Member of the German Academy of Photography
since 2023
Member of the DGPh (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photographie)

Awards

2022
Lausitzer Fototage stipend, Lieberose
2020
Awarded the City Ludwigsburg stipend for the realization of the project and solo exhibition Immergrün in the Ludwigsburg Museum
2018
Shortlisted at Nannen Price in the category Staged Photography with Pinstripe
2016
Lead Award in the category "Portrait" for beyond
2015
Finalist in the category "Free Conceptual Work" of the Felix Schöller Photography with beyond
2013
Awarded the Grenzgänger stipend by the Robert Bosch Stiftung for the series beautiful
2012
Wins the photography competition Foreign of the Reisebank Frankfurt a. M.
Awarded the City Ludwigsburg stipend for the realization of a project and a solo exhibition in the Museum Ludwigsburg
2011
beyond comes into the selection of the Deutscher Fotobuchpreis
2010
Selected to be shown at the New Positions booth at Art Cologne for the work beyond
2008
Under Ground comes into the selection of the Deutscher Fotobuchpreis
2007
Awarded Nomos Glashütte / SA stipend for the piece Glashütte
2006
Awarded the VG Bild-Kunst stipend for the project beautiful

Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

2024
Greytree and Heavensea,, Hartmann Projects, Stuttgart
2023
About the Forest and the Greed, Caspar-David-Friedrich-Zentrum, Greifswald
Trees, Seas and the Bee’s Knees, Galerie Springer, Berlin
Greytree and Heavensea, Podbielski Contemporary, Milano, IT
2022
Greytree and Heavensea, Stadthaus Ulm (catalogue is in progress)
Passion Portrait, Kunstverein Konstanz
beautiful, Kommunale Galerie Wilmersdorf, Berlin
2021
Greytree and Heavensea,, Simone Klein Showroom, Cologne
Immergrün, Ludwigsburg Museum, Ludwigsburg
beautiful, Ludwig Forum, Aachen
2018
Greed Fear Love, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin (catalogue)
2017
Nadelstreifen, DZ Bank, Frankfurt a. M.
Pinstripe, Podbielski Contemporary, Berlin (catalogue)
Portraits, Raum für Kunst, Aachen (catalogue)
2014
The Presentation, Podbielski Contemporary, Berlin (catalogue)
2012
Blossom Time, Ludwigsburg Museum
Männer, Baukunst Gallery, Cologne
About Love, Schloss Neuhardenberg, Neuhardenberg
beyond, Museum Neukölln, Berlin
2009
Portraits, Gallery Tengri Umai, Almaty, Kazakhstan
About Men, Anna Augstein Fine Arts, Berlin
Under Ground, Museum for Communication, Berlin
2007
Under Ground, Gallery Celentano, Munich
2006
Under Ground, Galeria de Arta a Muzeului Brukenthal, Sibiu, Romania
Under Ground, Gallery Camera Work, Hamburg
2004
Romanian Faces, Institute for Romanistik, Humboldt University, Berlin
2003
Romanian Faces, Romanian Cultural Institute "Titu Maiorescu", Berlin

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

2024
Forests. From romance into the future, Museum Sinclair-Haus, Bad Homburg
2023
Verzweigt. Bäume in Fotografien der Sammlung SpallArt, Städtische Galerie Rosenheim
SchlagLicht, Stiftung Kunstforum, Berlin
Art and Nature II, Marsano, Berlin
Die Dialektik der Präsenz, DZ Bank Kunststiftung, Frankfurt
Chaumont Photo sur Loire, Chaumont, FR
SKIN - Membrane / Organ / Archive, Zitadelle Spandau, Spandau
2020
Earth - Woven Life, DZ BANK Kunststiftung, Frankfurt
2022
European Trails, H2, Augsburg
Experiment Heimat, Dortmund, Unna, Bottrop, Enger etc.
2019
10 Years, Gallery Springer Berlin
Schau 8…, Kunsthaus Kollitsch, Klagenfurt, A
Immuni alla verità, Centrale dell’Aqua, Milan, IT
2018
Street Life Photography, Museum Winterthur, Wien
Sky / Heaven, Guardini Galerie, Berlin
100 Years Great Berlin, Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin
1000 Realities - 100 years GDL/DFA, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
Street Life Photography, Kunst Haus Wien, Wien (catalogue)
Ocean, Blue Foundation, London
transformare, Guardini Galerie, Berlin
2016
Wedding Dreams, Museum Europäischer Kulturen, Berlin (catalogue)
Street Life Photography, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg (catalogue)
Loredana Nemes and Ingar Krauss, Photohaus Paris-Berlin, Arles
2015
Bittersweet Bird of Youth, Schacher-Raum, Stuttgart
Gender and Violence, Militärhistorisches Museum, Dresden
2017
Weltenwanderer, Kunstmuseum Mülheim (catalogue)
My Abstract World, me Collector's Room, Olbricht Foundation, Berlin
2014
Kopf und Kragen, Galerie der Stadt Backnang
beyond, 3rd Documentary Photography Days, Istanbul
This is us. Portraitphotography 1996 - 2013, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin
HeimatX, Wiesbadener Fototage, Kunsthaus und Frauenmuseum Wiesbaden (catalogue)
Naturzeichenzeichnen, Alfred-Ehrhardt-Stiftung, Berlin
I look at the Window, Kommunale Galerie, Berlin
Dekalog III, Guardini Galerie, Berlin
2012
Oxfordshire Artweeks, Cropredy, UK
Landschaft im Decolleté, Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim
2011
Mannsbilder, DZ Bank Art Foyer, Frankfurt a. M. (catalogue)
2010
Heimat, NRW Forum, Düsseldorf
2013
Transistations, Kraftwerk, Autostadt Wolfsburg
Religion and Rituals, DZ Bank Art Foyer, Frankfurt a. M. (catalogue)
2009
Foreign, DZ Bank, Frankfurt a. M.
Oxfordshire Artweeks, Cropredy, UK
Schwarzweiß, Gallery Robert Morat, Hamburg
2008
beyond, Art Cologne, Special booth New Positions, Cologne (catalogue)
100 Artists - 100 Images, Gallery Carlshorst, Berlin
2007
beyond, Voies Off Festival, Arles
2006
Beer, Backes, Hoessler, Lehmann, Nemes, Wirtz, Loftgallery, Berlin
Report. Cartier-Bresson, Bergemann, Nemes, Baukunst Gallery, Cologne
2005
Wandung, Gallery Forum Amalienpark, Berlin
Love Affair, Anna Augstein Fine Arts, Berlin

Collections (Selection)

Kunstsammlung Deutscher Bundestag, Berlin
Folkwang Museum, Essen
Berlinische Galerie, Berlin
City Museum Berlin,
DZ Bank Art Collection, Frankfurt
Adiko Bank, Wien
Museum for Communication, Berlin
City Museum Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg
Cleveland Clinic Art Collection
GSW, Berlin
Investitionsbank Art Collection, Berlin
Camera Work AG, Berlin
Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin
Nomos Glashütte/ SA
Museum für Kunst & Gewerbe, Hamburg
Collection Regard, Berlin
Richard Serra, New York
Olbricht Collection, Berlin
Collection Fricke, Bonn
Kunsthaus Kollitsch, Klagenfurt

Works / Series

since 2021
Lavaland
2021
Of sleeping houses and people who work
2020
Immergrün
2019-2023
Greytree and Skysea
2017-2018
23197
2017-2018
Ocna. Closer Scrutiny
2014-2017
Greed
2015-2016
Pinstripe
2014
The Presentation
2012
Blossom Time
2011
Distorsions
2008-2010
beyond
2006-2008
About Love
2007
Glashütte
2006
Richard Serra Sculpture
2003-2013
beautiful
2005-2006
Under Ground
2003
Vietnam
2001-2003
Behind the Curtain

Publications (Selection)

2023
Greytree and Skysea, Hartmann Books, Stuttgart
SchlagLicht , Stiftung KUNSTFORUM der Berliner Volksbank
2022
Das Foto schaute mich an, von Katja Petrowskaja, Bibliothek Suhrkamp, Berlin
Experiment Heimat, Hartmann Books, Stuttgart
Vom Reiz der Peripherie, from Andrea Gnam, Wasmuth & Zohlen, Berlin
2021
Loredana Nemes: Immergrün, Ludwigsburg Museum
Loredana Nemes: Greed Fear Love, Hartmann Projects, Stuttgart
Street Life Photography, Kehrer Verlag, Hamburg
2017
Loredana Nemes: Pinstripe, DZ Bank, Frankfurt a. M.
2016
Loredana Nemes: Portraits, published by Raum für Kunst, Aachen
Faces, published and curated by Peter Weiermair, Grafiche dell'Artiere, Bologna
2013
Loredana Nemes: beautiful, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern
2011
Unscharf. Nach Gerhard Richter, Publisher Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern
2010
Loredana Nemes: beyond,Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern
2007
Richard Serra Sculpture. Forty Years, Exhibition catalogue Museum of Modern Art, New York
Loredana Nemes: Under Ground, ConferencePoint, Hamburg