Florian Schwarz, born in Constance, Germany, in 1979 / lives and works in Southern Germany 

Education
2011-2012 Edinburgh College of Art / Institute of Film&Television,  Edinburgh, UK (Master of Arts / Documentary Filmmaking)
2003-2007 Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium (Master of Fine Arts / Photography)
2001-2003 ESMOD International Fashion School Berlin, Germany / ESMOD International Fashion School Lyon, France

Selected Exhibitions
2020 
German Photobook Award 19/20, Gallery Goethe Institute Hong Kong
German Photobook Award 19/20, Forum for Photography, Cologne
2019 
Truths, Morat-Institut for Contemporary Art, Freiburg 
A Handful of Dust, Museum of Art, Singen / solo
2018 
deep dark pale blue, Museum of Art, Hüfingen / solo
Mountains, Austrian Broadcasting Company ORF, Dornbirn
Nominees: Southwest German Art Award, City of Esslingen
2016 
deep dark pale blue, Museum of Art, Singen / solo
deep darkpale blue, Summerhall Art Center, Edinburgh / solo
2015 
deep dark pale blue, Rochuskirche, Göschweiler
2014 
deep dark pale blue, Kunstgrenze Gallery, Konstanz / solo
IN TRANSIT, Museum Rosenegg, Kreuzlingen / solo
2013 
deep dark pale blue, Zeppelin Museum, Friedrichshafen
Close Distance, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
2012 
IN TRANSIT, Museum Stadtmühle, Lucerne / solo 
IN TRANSIT, Petra Rietz Salon Galerie, Berlin / solo
deep dark pale blue, InSpace Gallery, Edinburgh
2011 
Nomadic living in the 21st century, Backlight Photo Festival, Tampere
and now the dark air is like fire on my skin, and even the moonlight is blinding, Goethe-Institute Madrid
2010 
and now the dark air is like fire on my skin, and even the moonlight is blinding,  Galerie Vayhinger, Möggingen / solo
2009 
Multivocal histories, Noorderlicht Photofestival, Groningen
2008 
Descubrimientos / New Discoveries, Photo España, Madrid
wohinundzurück, Petra Rietz Salon Galerie, Berlin
2006
Is there a monster living under my bed, Wintertuin Gallery, Antwerp

Selected Awards and GRANTS
2020
Shortlisted for the Prize of the German Foundation for Book-Art
2019 
German Photobook Award 19/20 in Silver
2018 
Shortlist, Southwest German Art Award 2018
2017 
Project-grant, Thurgau Art Foundation 
Work-stipend, Eastern Swiss Foundation for Artistic Work
2016 Work-stipend, Artistic Trust, City of Konstanz
2015 Work-stipend, Regional Bank of the State of Baden-Württemberg
Project-grant, Qatar Foundation
2014 
Work-stipend, Artistic Trust, City of Konstanz
Emerging Artist Grant, City of Konstanz
Emerging Artist Grant, City of Friedrichshafen
2013 
Shortlist ‚New Talent Award‘, British Academy for Film and Television Arts
2012 
Production-grant, Screen Academy Scotland 
Winner of Scottish Science Engagement Grant
2011 
Graduate-fellowship, University of Edinburgh
Work-stipend, Golart Art Foundation, Munich
Residency scholarship, Koechlin-Foundation, Lucerne
Shortlist, Fundación Goethe Photography Award, Madrid 
2007 
Award of Excellence in Photography, Royal Academy, Antwerp
2005 
Latin America Travel Grant, Flemish Ministry of Education, Brussels 
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