ESTHER TEICHMANN (1980, Germany )


2006 -­‐ 2011  
PhD by practice (part-­‐time), Fine Art/ Photography,  Royal College of Art, London, UK. (2010 winner of first RCA Research bursary)
Thesis title: Falling into Photography – On Loss, Desire and the Photographic  
Supervisors;  Dr. Francette Pacteau (RCA), Prof. (Dr.) Carol Mavor (University of Manchester, Art History). Head of RCA Photography  – Prof. Olivier Richon. Phd examiners: Dr. Maria Balshaw (Director Whitworth Art Gallery and Manchester Art Gallery, UK), Leslie Dick (CalArts, LA, USA), chair: Dr. Clare Pajakowska (RCA).
2004 -­‐ 2005  
MA Fine Art (distinction), Photography, Royal College of Art, London, UK


Selected Solo and Two Person Shows

ythologies, Severed Head, artist led project space, Dublin

Lulled into Believing; Esther Teichmann & Henrietta Simson, Man&Eve, London, (with accompanying self published catalogue) Mythologies, exhibition and residency at RMIT, Melbourne Australia

Stillend Gespiegelt, Galerie Karlheinz Meyer, Karlsruhe, Germany  

SilentlyMirrored, Man&Eve, London, (with accompanying  self published catalogue with essay by Carol Mavor)
FantasiePhotostudio,TheEsthacusTeichwyndPhotos, collaboration  between artists Spartacus  Chetwynd & Esther Teichmann, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin

Selected Group Exhibitions

InAppropriation curated by Aaron Schuman, Houston Centre of Photography, Houston, Texas, September 2012

Wahlverwandschaften, Zephyr, Reiss-­‐Engelhorn Museum, Mannheim, Germany

Regarding Painting, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin
The Borrowed Loop, Man&Eve Project Space, London

In Our World: New Photography from Britain curated by Filippo Maggia, Modena Civica, Italy  

Tagesstunde, Sassa Trülzsch Galerie, Berlin 
The Region of Unlikeness, Bank Gallery, Los Angeles

Selected Press/Publications

1000 Words Photography  Magazine #14 portfolio and interview with Brad Feuerhelm Foam magazine #32 (NL; Sept 2012) portfolio and interview with Anne -­‐Celine Jaeger Aesop Register interview with  Freire Barnes
Foam magazine (NL; Jan 2012) work included in piece by Aaron Schuman (curator, writer and artist) in conversation with Charlotte Cotton (curator National Media Museum, London)
Twin Factory (GB; Feb 2012) online feature and interview with Boudicca Fox-­‐Leonard

10 magazine, interview and portfolio of new work by Skye Sherwin (ArtReview), Photographies  (GB; 2011), Routledge, works included in essay by Carol Mavor,
Self Publish be Happy (online archive of books and features edited by Bruno Ceschel) guest curator

Eyemazing (NL, Oct 2010) portfolio and interview with Hilaire Avril, Interview and feature on Drinking Air on,  March 2010

Dazed&Confused (GB; Oct 2009) review of exhibition, Guardian (GB; Oct 2009) review of exhibition, Material  (USA; May 2009),
DayFour (GB; April 2009) portfolio of work,
Qvest (Germany/ GB; March 2009) portfolio of work

Bedeutung (GB; June 2008) portfolio of work,
BeContemporary (FR, October 2008) feature, interview on new British artists
Qvest (GB/Germany;  July 2008) portfolio of work & interview with Skye Sherwin (ArtReview), Source (Ireland; July 2008) portfolio of work & interview with editor, Richard West,
Timeout (GB; Oct 2008) 40 best artists under 40 selected by Helen Sumpter and Ossian Ward.

Piktogram (Poland; Nr. 8, 2007),
032C (Germany; Nr. 14, Winter 2007/8),
Timeout (GB; 26. September 2007), exhibition of the week featured by Helen Sumpter

Camera Austria (Austria; Nr. 93, 2006), Capricious (USA; Nr. 4, May 2006), Wallpaper (GB; May 2006, October 2006)

ArtReview (GB; September 2005), Creative Review (GB; March 2005), V & A Magazine (GB; 2005)

Selected Books

Black and Blue: The Bruising of Roland Barthes,Magruerit Duras, Chris Marker and Alain Resnais, Carol Mavor, upcoming Duke University Press, 2012 (includes images from Stillend Gespiegelt and writing about the work)

Blue Mythologies,  Carol Mavor, upcoming from Reaktion books, 2012, includes works from Mythologies  and writing about the pieces.

100 New Artists edited by Francesca Gavin, August 2011, Laurence King.

Drinking Air, self published, limited edition  60x page artist book, which includes 3x bodies of work and fictional prose by artist, designed by DesignStudio,

Spaces of Wonderland  (University of Iowa, 2009) essay by Carol Mavor, (narrative based on image from Mythologies).

In Our World: New Photography  from Britain edited by Filippo Maggia, Skira and Thames & Hudson

Lecturing experience

2012-­‐2013 California College of the Arts – Guest Professor and Visiting Artist
2008 – current University of the Arts London/ London College of Communication – Senior Lecturer (BA and MA Photography  – theory and practice)
2005 – February 2011 University of Brighton -­‐   Senior Lecturer (BA and MA Photography  – theory and practice) Visiting Lecturing/ Artist talks:
2006 – ongoing The Royal College of Art, London
2006 – ongoing University of the Creative Arts, Rochester and Maidstone, Kent

Selected University Artist Talks 2005 – 2012

Camberwell  College of Art/ UAL, Central St. Martins College of Art/ UAL, Chelsea College of Art/ UAL, University of the Creative Arts, Rochester and Maidstone, Kent, City & Guilds Art College London, California College of Art, San Francisco, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia.

Other recent talks

September 2012:
SPE West Conference 2012 hosted by the California College of the Arts

April 2012:
Esther Teichmann and Carol Mavor in conversation,  screening and reading, Daniel Blau Gallery, London.

January 2012:
Esther Teichmann in conversation  with Simon Baker (curator of Photography  and International  Art, Tate Modern, London) and Sue Steward (curator) for Photo50 2012, London.

February/ March 2011:
Talks program (of 7x speakers including an artist talk on own research and a closing keynote lecture by Prof. Alexander Garcia Duttman (Goldsmiths  University, London) curated for The Photographers  Gallery, London on ‘Affect and the Photographic).