I don't want realism. I want magic! Yes, yes, magic. I try to give that to people. I do misrepresent things. I don't tell truths. I tell what I felt as truth and throw a lot of glitter on it.
Since 2007 Lives and works in New York *1978 Bonn - Bad Godesberg
Since 2005 Freelance Photographer and Visual Artist (New York, Hamburg, Berlin)
• 2003 - 2005 Freelance photo- and personal assistant in Germany, Paris and New York. Amongst others for Markus Klinko & Indrani, Tom Schierlitz, Rodney Smith, Jane Fonda
• 2003 - 2007 Study of Photography and Visual Perception at the HfG Offenbach - University of Art and Design under Prof. Frank Schumacher, Prof. Martin Liebscher, Prof. Friedrich Friedl and Prof. Dr. Petra Leutner
• 2000 - 2003 Study of Visual Communication at the University of Art and Design Mannheim
• 1999 - 2000 Study of Art History and German Language and Literature at the Karl-Rupprecht-University of Heidelberg
Exhibitions see on www.EliasWessel.com