Bernd Behr is a Taiwanese-German artist based in London. His research-led practice across photography, video, sculpture and writing explores historical junctures of optical regimes and the built environment to propose speculative futures for the photographic image.
His work has been exhibited internationally, including solo exhibitions at Chisenhale Gallery, London, High Desert Test Sites, California, and Bloomberg Space, London, with selected group exhibitions at Kadist Foundation, San Francisco, Para Site, Hong Kong, Storefront for Art & Architecture, New York. Behr was included in Beck’s Futures 2003, ICA, London, and co-represented Taiwan at the 55th Venice Biennale, 2013.
He has held artist’s residencies and research fellowships at Bosch Research Campus, Renningen, Germany, Tabakalera Centre for Contemporary Culture, Donostia/San Sebastián, Spain, Taipei Artists’ Village, Taipei, Taiwan, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany, and The Center for Land Use Interpretation, Wendover, Utah, USA.
He is a Senior Lecturer in Photography at Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London, and is Associate Editor of the peer-reviewed journal Philosophy of Photography.