1978
Born in Wiesbaden (D)
STUDIES AND EDUCATION
since 2016
MA PHOTOGRAPHY & MEDIA, UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES, Bielefeld
Theaching Documentary - & Concetual Photography at BK-SENNE Trade School for Design & Media, Bielefeld
2008
Graduate Designer, supervised by Prof. Axel Grünewald, University of Applied Sciences, Bielefeld
2006
Maltepe University Istanbul, Underwater Photography
2005-2006
Marmara University Istanbul / Fine- Art Faculty
2002-2008
Studies in Photography and Media at University of Applied Sciences, Bielefeld
1999-2001
Assistant at Atelier Steinke, Heidelberg
SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS
2013
VG-Bildkunst Scholarship
LKA-Westfalen Sponsorship
2012
GWK Sponsorship (Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Westfälischen Kulturarbeit)
2011
Leonardo da Vinci Scholarship
2010
PDN Photo Annual, Nomination
German Fotobook Price / Nomination
2009
Residency Scholarship, Koblenzer Stadtfotograf
Musée de lÈlysée / reGeneration, nominated
2008
DAAD Scholarship
2007
Leonardo da Vinci Scholarship
2006
Erasmus Scholarship, Istanbul
SINGLE-EXHIBITIONS
2017
Walzwerk Null, Düsseldorf (D), Searching for Mr.X
2013
Galerie 61, Bielefeld (D), Searching for Mr.X
2011
Stadtgalerie Mannheim (D), Heterotopien
2010
Galerie Raum.201, Essen (D), Heterotopien
VHS-Galerie, Koblenz (D), Eden
Sparkasse Koblenz / SK-Stiftung Zukunft (D), Schenkendorfstrasse 1
2005
Bunker Ulmenwall, Galerie Gruppe Bild_Wild, Bielefeld (D), Cosplay in Tokio
GROUP-EXHIBITIONS
2017
30.th APhF FOTOFESTIVAL Athens (GR), Searching for MR.X
9. FOTOBOOK FESTIVAL KASSEL (D) MOSKOW (RU) ISTANBUL (TR), 2017 / Searching for MR.X Book Dummy Award
2015
13.th FOTOFESTIVAL LODZ (PL), Searching for MR.X
2014
Mittelrhein Museum, Koblenz
Heteerotopien, VHS-Gallery, Stuttgart
2013
Fuck we happy, Kommunale Galerie, Bielefeld
2012
Primal Scream, Phelwidek Photo 2012, Artbázis Gallery Budapest
Heterotopien, Reiss Engelhorn Museen, Hijacked 2, Mannheim
Primal Scream, Phelwidek Photo 2012, KC Dunaj Gallery in Bratislava
2011
Heterotopien, Queensland College of Art Gallery, Hijacked 2, Brisbane
Heterotopien, 10. Internationales Fotofestival Lodz
Heterotopien, Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum, Hijacked 2, Adelaide
Warte für Kunst, Ausstellung von Editionen with Kijk, Kassel
2010
Heterotopien, Australian Centre for Photography, Hijacked 2, Sidney
Heterotopien, Australian National University, Hijacked 2, Canberra
2009
Heterotopien, I, Objekt, Gloriahalle Düsseldorf
Heterotopien, F-Stop 3. Internationales Fotografie Festival Leipzig
MONOGRAPHIC PUBLICATIONS
2013
Pok Pani
23 x 31 cm, 100 pages
Artistbook (print on demand)
2012
Primal Scream
22,5 x 30 cm, 28 pages
Artistbook
2010
Karsten Kronas - Schenkendorfstraße 1, text by Ingo Taubhorn and Johannes Ottmar, 2010
235 x 275 mm; 84 pages; offset-print, hardcover
Publisher: Koblenzer Stadtfotograf e.V.
ISBN: 978-3-00-030296-1

Karsten Kronas - BeyoğluBlue, text by Murat Mehmet Somer and Karsten Kronas, 2010
200 x 240 mm, 128 pages, German/Turkish/English
Publisher: Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg

Karsten Kronas - Purple Edition, Bookcase with special edition / Beyoğlu Blue, 2010
Copy: 35 ps
Maße: 26,2 x 21,8 x 3,7 cm
including 3 C-Prints, Format 19 x 24 cm
SELECTED EXHIBITION-CATALOGUES & PUBLICATIONS
2014
Art Magazin / MR.X 12/2014
2013
Edition Schwaben, Heterotopien
2011
Der Greif #4 Magazine for contemporary photography and texts
Der Freitag, Nr. 45/2010, Between the words
Slanted Magazine #5 Heterotopien
10. Fotofestival Lodz, Exhibition Catalogue
A picture for home, Publisher Markus Schaden
2010
Hijacked VOL.2
Publisher Mark McPherson, Markus Schaden, Ute Noll
Texts by Robert Cook, Michael Farrell, Max Pam, Jess Scully, Ed Zipco
Hardcover
200 x 255 mm, 288 Pages
2009
3. F_Stop Fotofestival Leipzig, Exhibition Catalogue
Der Greif #3 Magazine for contemporary photography und texts