ABOUT

Robin Hinsch was born in 1987.

Robin Hinsch studied Photography at the HFG-Karlsruhe in the Class of Prof. Elger Esser, at the HH-Hannover, HfBK Hamburg and at the HAW Hamburg in the Class of Prof. Vincent Kohlbecher and Prof. Ute Mahler where he earned his BA in Photography.
Currently Robin Hinsch continues his studies at the HAW Hamburg in the Master Program in the class of Prof. Vincent Kohlbecher.

In his work he mainly focusses on social issues and of self-experienced subjective,intuitive storytelling and combines his photography practices with film collages and installation techniques.

His work has been awarded with the International Photography Award, the European Photo Exhibition Award, the Canon Profifoto Förderpreis, the Art Award of the Hamburger Börse, has been shortlisted at the Leica Oskar Barnack Prize and the Lucie Awards and was nominated fort he Prix Pictet and the Henry Nannen Prize, to name a few.
Since 2016 he is an elected member of the Deutsche Fotografische Akademie / German Photographic Society (DFA).

Robin Hinsch lives and works in Hamburg. His work has seen him travel to Ukraine, Poland, Russia, Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Malaysia, Senegal, Ghana, Singapur, Marocco, Australia, the USA and a lot of other countries.

Education:
2008-2009 HfG Karlsruhe Fotografie bei Prof. Elger Esser
2009-2011 Hochschule Hannover Fotografie bei Prof. Rolf Nobel & Prof. Ralf Mayer
2011-2014 HAW Hamburg Fotografie bei Prof. Kohlbecher
2013-2014 HfBK Hamburg Fotografie bei Prof. Silke Großmann
2014        HAW Hamburg Fotografie Bachelor Abschluss bei Prof. Ute Mahler & Vincent Kohlbecher
2014-now   HAW Hamburg Master / Fotografie Prof. Vincent Kohlbecher

Teaching:
2014-2015 Leuphana University Lüneburg/Germany
2015-2016 Leuphana University Lüneburg/Germany
2016          Workshop Photofestival Zingst/Germany
2016          Workshop AdBK Nürnberg/Germany
2017          Workshop Klub der Künste, Deichtorhallen Hamburg/Germany
2017          Workshop Photofestival Zingst/Germany

Lectures and Talks:
2015 Antikriegshaus, Hannover/Sievershausen
2015 Masterpieces, HAW Hamburg, Hamburg
2015 Artist-Talk /w Kirill Golovchenko, Haus der Photographie, Hamburg
2016 Deutsche Fotografische Akademie, Haus der Photographie, Hamburg
2016 Klub der Künste, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
2016 Artist-Talk, AdBK Nürnberg, Nürnberg
2017 Artist-Talk, EPEA: Shifting Boundaries, Körberforum, Hamburg
2017 Artist-Talk, Lange Nacht der Musseen, Haus der Photographie, Hamburg
2017 Artist-Talk, Anhaltische Gemäldegalerie, Dessau
2017 Lecture, RAW-Festival 17, Worpswede

Awards/Preise/Förderungen/Scholarships:
2010 Deutscher Jugendfotopreis
2012 Kunstförderpreis der Hamburger Börse
2013 Goethe Institut / Dakar, Senegal, Arbeitsstipendium
2014 Leica Oskar Barnack Prize (Shortlist)
2014 Canon Profifoto Förderpreis
2014 International Photography Award Honorable Mention: Editorial / Photo Essay and Feature Story
2014 International Photography Award Honorable Mention: Editorial / War&Conflict
2014 International Photography Award 1. Place: Editorial / War&Conflict
2014 International Photography Award 1. Place: Editorial 
2014 Lucie Awards Discovery of the Year (Finalist)
2015 European Exhibition Award (Epea 03)
2015 Leica Oskar Barnack Prize (Shortlist)
2015 Magnum Masterclass/Workshop Antoine D`agata
2015 International Media Center Scholarship / HAW Hamburg
2016 Henri Nannen Award (Shortlist)
2016 Athens Photofestival (Shortlist)
2016 International Photography Award Honorable Mention: War & Conflict
2016 Photography Magazine Grant 2016 (3. Place)
2016 Prix Pictet (Nominated)
2017 Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award (Shortlist)
2017 Athens Photofestival (Shortlist)

Books/Catalogues/Bücher/Kataloge:
2009 Chronik, u.a. mit Elger Esser
2010 Architektur in Hannover
2011 Zoom, Junge Fotografie
2012 Für immer Jung, Deutscher Jugenfotopreis
2012 Kunst In der Börse
2014 Der Greif  "A Process"
2015 Guest-Room: Katrin Weber / Der Greif
2016 EPEA, European Photo Exhibition Award

Published in:
Spiegel
UniSpiegel
KulturSpiegel
CNN
Rolling Stone
Musikexpress
National Geographic
Sueddeutsche Zeitung
Sueddeutsche Zeitung Magazin
Esquire Russia
SPEX
VICE
ZEIT
ZEIT CAMPUS
ZEIT MAGAZIN
DEBUG
INTRO
NEON

Exhibitions/Austellungen:
2009 Sommerloch, HfG Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe

2010 Strasbourg, Photokina, Köln
2010 Kröpcke, Architektur in Hannover, Hannover

2011 Krautzungen #1, Astra Stube, Hamburg
2011 Jede Pfütze dieses Sommers spiegelt mich wieder, Westwerk, Hamburg
2011 Wahnsinn, Schrecken, Vergnügen, Lokal, Hamburg

2012 Durch die Hölle mit..., Thalia Theater/Nachtasyl, Hamburg
2012 Apokalypse (light), Hinterconti, Hamburg
2012 Krieg und Frieden, Dockville, Hamburg
2012 Sieben Damen/Kowitsch, HAW Hamburg, Hamburg
2012 Strasbourg, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin
2012 Kowitsch, Kunst in der Börse, Hamburg

2013 Last and Lost Poems, Dockville, Hamburg
2013 Its all over now, HAW Hamburg, Hamburg
2013 Von Mäusen und... wie hast du mich gerade genannt?, Kraniche bei den Elbbrücken, Hamburg
2013 Nebelungen, Island, Hamburg
2013 Pudel Art Basel, Pudel, Hamburg

2014 BIS EINER HEULT, Galerie 117, Hamburg
2014 DER GREIF 'A PROCESS', Neue Galerie im Höhmannhaus, Augsburg
2014 Kowitsch, HAW-Hamburg, Hamburg
2014 Odysseus wollte nicht nach Hause, Dockville, Hamburg
2014 Die Welt als Schwein, Dockville, Hamburg
2014 Hades und der Seher, Dockville, Hamburg
2014 Kowitsch, Tarnungssalon, Fleetstreet, Hamburg
2014 Kowitsch, Photokina, Köln
2014 Kowitsch, KB-Galerie/Projektraum, Leipzig

2015 Kowitsch, Guest Room, Galerie f5,6 , München
2015 Kobane, HAW Hamburg, Hamburg
2015 YALLA YALLA/The Experimental Jetset, Kraniche bei den Elbbrücken, Hamburg
2015 Die Unterirdischen, Dockville, Hamburg
2015 Kowitsch, PHOTOTRIENNALE HAMBURG, Hamburg
2015 The Artist is broke, Bender & Co, Berlin
2015 Aber sonst gehts gut, Galerie 21, Vorwerkstift, Hamburg
2015 Kobane, Antikriegshaus, Hannover/Sieverhausen
2015 Kowitsch, Ian Parry Scholarship, Hoxton Gallery, London

2016 Interzone, Galerie 117, Hamburg
2016 Kowitsch, European Photo Exhibition Award, Foundation Gulbenkian, Paris, France
2016 Kobane, RAW 16, Photofestival, Worpswede
2016 Provinz, RAW 16, Photofestival, Worpswede
2016 Kobane, Kunstmuseum Dkw Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus, Cottbus
2016 Kowitsch, European Photo Exhibition Award, Villa Argentina, Lucca, Viareggio, Italy
2016 Kowitsch, European Month of Photography, FOG-Documentaries Dispersed, Berlin
2016 UWAGA, Studio 45, Künstlerhaus Wendenstraße, Hamburg

2017 Rituale im Kopfgarten, Westwerk, Hamburg
2017 Schlaglichter, Museum Junge Kunst, Frankfurt/Oder
2017 Kowitsch, European Photo Exhibition Award, Haus der Photographie, Hamburg
2017 Okomfo Adonko, Studio 45, Künstlerhaus Wendenstraße, Hamburg
2017 Hammerbrook, State of mind, Schaltzentrale, Hamburg
2017 Gute Zeiten, Schlechte Zeiten, Galerie Speckmannstrasse, Hamburg
2017 Desaster des Krieges, Anhaltische Gemäldegalerie, Dessau
2017 I JUST WANT TO BE HOME, Artlakefestival, Lichterfeld
2017 Kowitsch, European Photo Exhibition Award, Nobel Peace Center, Oslo