Thomas Victor Photography Thomas Victor Photography

Thomas Victor
(*1983) is a photographer based in Leipzig.

After spending his childhood in the former comunist
part of Germany and his youth during the wild 90's
on some laid back village he moved to Hamburg and later
Hannover to study photojournalism and documentary
photography. He also specializes in portrait photography.
In his documentary projects he is interested in topics
dealing with demarcation, equality, social movements
and climate change. He is a member of the agency Focus.

Thomas is based in Leipzig and available for assignments.


Awards / Grants (selected)

2022  VG BildKunst Grant
2021  Gomma Grant, Shortlist
2021  Nikon Noor Masterclass, selected
2021  Hellerau Photography Award, Finalist
2020  KdFS Denkzeit grant
2019  Rückblende Award, Shortlist
2018  Kolga Photo Award, Shortlist
2017  VG BildKunst Grant
2017  BGW Award, "HUMAN+", 2nd Place
2013  Finalist for Südtirol Medienpreis

Exhibitions (selected)

2024 "PROTEST / ARCHITEKTUR" Group Exhibition, MAK Wien
2023 "PROTEST / ARCHITEKTUR" Group Exhibition, DAM Frankfurt
2023 "Transcapes", PHMuseum Days, Italy
2023 "Lützerath", Helsinki Photo Festival, Finnland
2022 "We had a normal life, Ukraine 2006-2022", Group-Exhibition, Berlin
2022 "We had a normal life, Ukraine 2006-2022", Group-Exhibition, Hamburg
2021 "Flatten the Curve", Helsinki Photo Festival
2021 "Flatten the Curve", Technische Sammlungen, Dresden
2021 "Flatten the Curve", Haus der Kathedrale, Dresden
2021 "Flatten the Curve", Galerie B05, Montabaur
2018 "HUMAN+", LUMIX festival Review, Schwerin
2018 "HUMAN+", LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism, Hannover
2017 "HUMAN+", Visa Pour L'image, „Visa Off“, Perpignan, France
2017 "HUMAN+", Oberstdorfer Fotofestival, Oberstdorf
2017 "Clowns ohne Grenzen", UNESCO Headquarter, Paris, France
2017 "HUMAN+", FC St Pauli Museum, Hamburg
2017 "HUMAN+", Abschlussarbeiten 2017 I, GAF Galerie für Fotografie, Hannover
2016 "Das Geld ist nicht weg, es ist nur woanders", Krudebude, Leipzig


2023 Bookfair Leipzig / Sciences Notes
2022 C/O Sciences Notes, online
2021 brandeins Podcast, online
2021 Helsinki Photo Diplomatic Session, online

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