Wolfgang Tillmans

Collaborated Project:

Breaking the Waves

Wolfgang Tillmans was born in 1968.He is an artist and photographer based in Berlin. Since the early 1990s, he has expanded conventional ways of approaching the medium and his practice continues to address the fundamental question of what it means to create pictures in an increasingly image-saturated world. Tillmans’s work has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions at international institutions including Tate Britain/Modern, London; MoMA PS1, New York; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.; Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; Serpentine Gallery, London; Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo; Kunsthalle Zürich; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; The National Museum of Art, Osaka; Fondation Beyeler, Basel; Musée d’Art Contemporain et Multimédias, Kinshasa; IMMA, Dublin; and Wiels, Brussels, among others. Tillmans is a recipient of the Turner Prize, Hasselbald Award and Kaiserring prize. He currently serves as chair of the board of the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London.