Photography allows me to discover the world, to probe conceptual ideas, and to connect with other people. I refuse to limit myself within my work – personal or assigned. To me, this is the beauty of photography: there are no restrictions as long as curiosity prevails.






+49 1575 7 205 999

Berlin, Germany







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Kristin Hoell is a German photographer who is currently based in Berlin. She is a graduate of the 2012 class in MA Photography from the University of Brighton. In 2014 she also completed the MA Photography at the University of Art and Design Halle Burg Giebichenstein.

Kristin Hoell’s work has been exhibited in several group shows in Europe. Her series Drowning in a Sea of Infinite Meaning has been selected by Louise Clements (Artistic Director of Quad and Format International Photography Festival) to feature on the Source Photographic Review magazine‘s 2012 MA portfolio. The project was also exhibited at The Photographer’s Gallery in London as part of the selection for FreshFaced & WildEyed 2013.

Kristin is with the Berlin-based photo agency bobsairport. Besides her personal conceptual work, she also produces commissioned portraits and reportages for newspapers and magazines as well as non-profit and cultural institutions (clients include Handelsblatt, Dein Bahnhof, Christliches Jugenddorf Offenburg, Märkische Oderzeitung, Märkischer Zeitungsverlag, Helios Kliniken, Patrizia estatements magazin).



2011 – 2012       MA Photography, University of Brighton

2011 – 2014       MA Photography, Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle

2007 – 2011       BA European Media Studies, University of Potsdam

2005 – 2007       Journalistic training, Märkischer Zeitungsverlag



solo show
2015   Kurzweil, Retramp Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2009   Schwartzsche Villa, Berlin, Germany 

group shows
2016   Through Collectionair’s Lens, Online Show curated by
2014   The Distance Between, Künstlerhaus 188, Halle, Germany
2013   FreshFaced&WildEyed, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK
2013   Ratshof Halle, Halle/Saale, Germany
2012   The Dentist, Photomonth East London, London, UK
2012   Book Market, Photobookshow @ Photofringe Brighton, UK
2012   SÍM Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
2012   Photokina, Cologne, presentation with Burg Giebichenstein Halle
2012   Déjà Vu, University of Brighton, UK
2012   C Photobookshow, Create Studios, Brighton, UK
2012   WhiteBox, Munich, Germany
2011   Sur la Montagne, Berlin, Germany
2011   Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design, Halle, Germany
2011   buch+art, Leipzig book fair, Germany
2010   Emergeandsee, Media Arts Festival, Berlin, Germany



Sternenstaub, 2012, edition 9+IV

Solitudes, 2011, edition 9+IV


artist residency
2012   Association of Icelandic Visual Artists, SÍM Residency Reykjavik


2013   DAAD Promos (financed by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research)

2009   Erasmus Programme, Art History, University of Copenhagen


2010   ROOM Studio, New York City

2008   Künstlerhaus Lukas, Artist-In-Residence-House, Ahrenshoop






Kristin Hoell, Tegeler Straße 6, 13353 Berlin,, +49 1575 7 205 999, USt-IdNr. DE294402121


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