contemporary photographer widera

Stephan Widera - contemporary Photography

Stephan Widera is a German photographer and visual artist living in Düsseldorf, Germany. He was born in 1962 in Bremen.

Widera''s (often multi-media) works include photography, film, collage, installation, painting, drawing and writing. Characteristic of his work is the way in which he mixes different genres and artistic techniques.
He photographs a variety of subjects and is a pioneering artist in the field of interactive installation.
Stephan Widera´s work reproduces familiar visual signs, arranging them into new conceptually layered pieces - often in a humorous way.
His projects often consist of multiple works, often in a range of different media. Although there may not always be material similarities between the different projects they are linked by a general idea and gerater concept.

Stephan Widera'´s works have been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Germany, Europe and the United States, in Galleries, Museums and at Art Fairs.

Find more Information about exhibitions here.

Selected Corporate Collections:
Agfa, Beiersdorf, Deutsche Bahn, DiBa, Ford, Glaxo Smith Kline, Lufthansa, Shell, Toshiba and more.

Fusion Gallery, Düsseldorf
Kunsthaus NRW, Aachen

Stephan Widera studied visual design and photography in Krefeld (University Niederrhein) with Professor Günther Dohr and Professor Rolf Sachsse and became a visual artist.


2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
2008, Art Center South Beach, Miami, Florida, USA
1994, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Awards and grants

2020, Stipend of the State of North Rhine Westphalia
2016, "Your Archeology"Art Award / exhibitions in several international museums
2002, Beiersdorf Artprize 1993, GlaxoSmithKline Art Awar / exhibitionin Schloss Augustusburg, Brühl

Stephan Widera is a member of the BBK (German Artists Association),
the VDDK1844 (association of Düsseldorf artists)
and listed in the artists-directory of the City of Düsseldorf

He currently lives and works in Düsseldorf / Germany and Paris / France.

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