Lorenz Haarmann was born and raised in West Berlin. He studied Philosophy at the FU, Berlin and Film at the American University in Washington, DC. He worked on award winning feature films, documentaries and music videos as director and cinematographer. As photographer he portrayed German and American celebrities. With Architect Daniel Libeskind he did an extensive architecture photography series. 2005 he began working with various artists like Ciprian Muresan (Romania) and Qing Chong (China) on video installations. In 2008 a large scale photograph of Lorenz Haarmann became part of the permanent exhibition in Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum. The artist lives and
works in Berlin and New York.