Udo Beck Biography

Schwabach, Germany, 1965

Established German artist Udo Beck, creates his abstract experimental photographs with camaras oscuras he makes himself.

In making these photographs, Beck explores the ability of his homemade cameras to create images and invents his own reality.

Udo studied chemical engineering and within the field of photography he has participated in workshops at Salzburg College with artists like Peeter Linnap, Joan Fontcuberta, Nick Waplington and Michael Wesely.

Selected Exhibitions

1994 - KUNO, Nurnberg, Germany

1999-2004 - Kunstraum Carmen Oberst, Hamburg, Germany

2002 - Marstall, Ahrensburg, Germany

2003 - Kunstraum Carmen Oberst, Hamburg, Germany - Stadtbibliothek, Leipzig, Germany - Museum fur Kommunikation, Hamburg, Germany

2004 - Galeriehaus Nord, Nurnberg, Germany - Photo.Kunst.Raum, Hamburg, Germany - Museum der Arbeit, Hamburg, Germany