About Tobias Zielony
Tobias Zielony was born in 1973 in Wuppertal, Germany and currently lives and works in Berlin. He studied Documentary Photography at the University of Wales, Newport, and Photography at the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig. Zielony is known for his photographic works that operate as portraits of marginalized spaces and the people who inhabit them. He has had solo exhibitions of his work at institutions such as Berlinische Galerie; MAXXI Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; MMK Zollamt, Frankfurt; Camera Austria, Graz; Folkwang Museum, Essen; and Kunstverein Hamburg, among many others. In 2013, he received the Künstlerstipendium Goethe-Institut, Ramallah.