Benjamin Pfau


Benjamin Pfau is a German photographer. He was born in Bielefeld in 1990. His diaristic documentary practice centers around themes of alienation and isolation, love, hope and despair. He creates extensive photojournals that he eventually distills into fragmentary essays often juxtaposed with poetry and other forms of writing. In 2019 he published Isthmus, an elegiac memorandum of his life in Bangkok. He currently lives in Berlin, Germany.


2020 Isthmus, Club Lucero, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2020 Paseo + Pfau, Paseo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2019 What Goes Around Comes Around, Studiolo, Berlin, Germany

2019 VOID Impromptu - Book Presentation, ISSP, Riga, Latvia

2019 Isthmus, Arkaoda, Berlin, Germany

2018 Sync, Psych, Self (sic), Fk-Galerie, Berlin, Germany

2017 Dreams, Obscura Festival, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2017 The Blind Curator, Fk-Galerie, Berlin, Germany

2017 Lichtquellen / Boy at the Butcher's, coGalleries, Berlin, Germany

2017 Puderpink, Puderraum, Berlin, Germany

2016 Deflection, Puderraum, Berlin, Germany

2016 The Palace Arts Festival, Nysa, Poland

online features and articles

2020 American Suburb X - Isthmus, A Nocturnal Biopic

2019 Metal Magazine - Window or Mirror

2017 Noisey (Vice) - Lit City Trax

2017 Der Greif - Guest-Room: Francesco Zanot 


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