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FÄHRENKEMPER, Claudia

PORTRAIT-FAEHRENKEMPER-newBorn in 1959 in Castrop-Rauxel, Germany.

Lives and works in Werne and Bonn (Germany).



Her images from the microcosm are taken by a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM).

Photomicrographs give us access and deep and precise insight into the no limit dimension of the micro-world. Image generating technology provides a new visual experience of worlds, not accessible to the human eye.

It also reflects the increasing technical and scientific impact on our lives and on nature itself.


A selection of her last exhibitions: in solo, in 2014 « Sehen Zen – Claudia Fährenkemper »; GoEun Museum of Photography, Busan, Korea, en 2013 « MACRO MICRO – Claudia Fährenkemper Photographie », Centre d’animation culturelle Camille-Claude, F-63000 Clermont-Ferrand, in 2010 « Extreme Dimensions », Kreisgalerie Nürnberg ; and in group: in 2014  »HAUPTSACHEN. Das andere Gesicht der Becher-Schule », Galerie B.Lausberg, Düsseldorf ; in 2013  »Ballarat International Foto Festival – BIFB », Australia…



Claudia Fährenkemper presented his work at the Rencontres d’Arles in 2006, nominated for the No Limit Award of 2006, with her series Photomicrographs – images of a no limit dimension at the Magasin Electrique.