Burkhard Von Harder 

Burkhard von Harder, 1954*, Isle of Sylt/Germany

NYU Film Student (class of Haig Manoogian) 1977/78 and 

Fleckhaus (1925 -1983) Student, University of Wuppertal 

(1982/83, studies ended with F.’s untimely death)

 

 Exhibitions (solo/group) :

 

Films : 

 

PLANET SCAR, 2:12, 2020

UNTTITLED FILMSCROLLS, Experimental Filmseries. 2015-2018

NARBE DEUTSCHLAND / SCAR GERMANY (Narbe Project Part II), 

960:00, 2009-2014 (Remastered 2022), Germany

NARBE BERLIN / SCAR BERLIN (Narbe Project Part I), 76:00, 2009, Germany

YOU CANT PUSH BACK THE RIVER, 1992-96, 86:00, Brasil/Germany

BRIEF AN EINEN FREMDEN, 1989, 28:00, Morocco/Germany

REQUIEM - VOM SCHEITERN EINER GEISTIGEN ENTGRENZUNG, 45:00, 1979/80, Germany

 

Publications (about works by Burkhard von Harder - selection):

  • THE GUARDIAN, 01/05/2022, LensCulture’s Black & White Photography Awards, 

  • BLURS, Catalogue Group Show Being3 Gallery, Beijing / China, Fall 2021

  • ArtLovers, Galerie Christian Pixis, Munich/ Germany, Winter 2021

  • CONVEYOR Magazin #7, 2015 (Decaying History by Liz Sales)

  • NARBE DEUTSCHLAND, Exhibition Catalogue Being3 Gallery, Beijing China, 2014

  • INT. NEW YORK TIMES, PAGE TWO (The Images they left behind), 8/14/2014

  • ARCHIVE MIRROR BY BURKHARD VON HARDER, Text by Sarah James, PHOTOWORKS #18 - 5/2012

  • COLD WAR IN A TRASH BAG, Text: Karl E. Johnson, EYEMAZING Magazine 1/2012, by Anonymous/Burkhard von Harder

  • THE UNSEEN EYE. Photographs from the Unconscious. The WM Hunt / Collection, Burkhard von Harder: Man on the Diving Board, 1985, Aperture/Thames & Hudson, London/NY, 2011

  • PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE ART OF DIGITAL PRINTING, Nash Editions, Burkhard von Harder: Frontispiz and page 206, Graham Nash (Hg.), Berkeley, CA 2006

  • DER VERTRAG, Exhibition Catalogue, Burkhard von Harder. Galerie am Ratswall, Bitterfeld, 2005

  • IMAGES, Exhibition Catalogue, Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö 1997

  • Varanasi, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Magazin, 1987

  • INDIA POR BURKHARD PHILIPP HARDER, Irisfoto no. 552, April/Mai 1992, page 16-25

  • ROBERTO BURLE MARX: UMA FLOR DE PESSOA, Vogue Brasil, Vogue Special Edition : Cover and 30 Page spread, text: Fernando Gabeira, photographs: Burkhard von Harder, page 76-107, Nr. 139, February 1987

  • INDIA POR BURKHARD PHILIPP HARDER, Irisfoto no. 552, April/Mai 1992, page 16-25

  • Schwimmer II, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Magazin, 1986

  • Schwimmer, Zeit-Magazin, 1986

  • Hansa Varietee Hamburg, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Magazin, 1983

  • Der Wiener Ring, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Magazin, 1983

  • Cafe Greco, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Magazin, 1983

  • 50 JAHRE FARBFOTOGRAFIE, Manfred Heiting Hrsg, photokina, 1986

  • DAS DEUTSCHE LICHTBILD, Wolf Strache/Otto Steinert (Hg.), S. 147: Burkhard von Harder: Drei Phasen eines Zuges, DSB, Stuttgart 1973

Publications (texts on Burkhard von Harder - selection):

  • RADICAL ARCHIVES by Sarah James, FRIEZE d/e Magazine, 2015

  • EVERYONE IS THE ENTIRE HUMANKIND, catalogue text by Mianbu (curator/poet) on the 16 hour project NARBE DEUTSCHLAND by Burkhard von Harder, Being3 Gallery, Beijing 2014

  • THE IMAGES THEY LEFT BEHIND, Int. New York Times, Aug 14, 2014

  • BLACK AND WHITE ATLANTIS, text by Oksana Zabushko on the anonymous Ukrainian negatives by Burkhard von Harder, 2013

  • DER VERSUCH ZU VERSTEHEN - DIE FOTOINSTALLATION PANORAMA FORT IX/LITAUEN VON BURKHARD VON HARDER, Text Nicole Graner, SZ vom 19.12.2012

  • ARCHIVE MIRROR BY BURKHARD VON HARDER, Text by Sarah James, PHOTOWORKS #18 - 5/2012

  • COLD WAR IN A TRASH BAG, Text: Karl E. Johnson, EYEMAZING Magazine 1/2012, by Anonymous/Burkhard von Harder

  • FOTOGRAFIE UND ERINNERUNG: DIE FOTO-BILDNISSE VON BURKHARD VON HARDER, Text von Christian d’Orville, Artlover 05/2011, Galerie Christian Pixis/Muenchen

  • ERINNERUNGEN AN AFGHANISTAN, Text F. Adler, Juni/Juli 2009, SCHWARZWEISS 70 (Magazine for Photography)

  • Prof. Joern Merkert: Text unvollendet (unpublished), 2007

  • DIE SCHEMEN DES URSPRUNGS. ZU DEN FOTOGRAFISCHEN BILDERN VON BURKHARD VON HARDER, Text: Bernard Marcade, 2002 (unpublished)

  • SWIMMERS, Catalogue, Burkhard von Harder: Portraits of People in German Bathing Houses, Text: Andy Grundberg, Goethe Institute, New York, 2001

Participant at Conventions:

  • ACCIDENT ON THE HIPPIE TRAIL i.e. THE BIG DISTRACTION, presenter, DNK Deutsches Nationalkomitee fuer Denkmalschutz, Akademie der Schoenen Kuenste/Dresden, Oct. 7, 2011

  • THE ART OF PUBLIC MEMORY: NARBE BERLIN, presenter, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, April 2011

Burkhard von Harder is a former member of ABC Artists’ Books Cooperative. Between 2011 and 2013 he self-published almost many books and zines (MORTO IN ITALIA, 2010 / ARCHIVE MIRROR, 2011 / COLD WAR IN A TRASH BAG, 2011 / ANONYMOUS COLD WAR ARCHIVE, 2014)

 

Works in private and public collections incl. the Libraries of Tate Modern / London / Metropolitan Museum of Art/NY / New York Public Library (NYPL) / Cleveland Museum of Art/USA / Centre Pompidou/Paris. Burkhard von Harder’s work has been exhibited internationally in China/England/France/Germany/Italy/Lithuania/ Netherlands/Spain/ Sweden/Ukraine/USA.

 

Feb, 2022