Senior LecturerAndreas Sterzing is a German documentary and portrait photographer. After studying photography in Munich he moved to New York, where for the next 20 years he worked on international magazine assignments. He launched his career with photos of Pier 34 and the artists taking part in the project, and with stories about the East Village art scene. His work has been published in many publications including Stern, Der Spiegel, Geo, Zeit Magazin, Marie-Claire and the New York Times Magazine, as well as in catalogues and academic journals. Since moving back to Europe, he has continued his practice in the UK (London and Cornwall), while also focusing on long term projects and exhibitions.
Andreas’s work has featured in exhibitions in museums and galleries internationally, among them Whitney Museum of American Art, Leslie Lohman Museum, 205 Hudson Gallery, Grey Art Gallery, as well as clubs and galleries in New York’s East Village, SeMA (Seoul Museum of Art), Museo Reina Sofia (Madrid), KW – Institute of Contemporary Art – Berlin, MUDAM (Luxembourg) and Belkin Art Gallery (Vancouver), often as analogue and digital slideshows.
In 2008 Andreas started to work at Falmouth University as a professional practice tutor and lecturer. In 2015 he became a permanent staff member as a Senior Lecturer.
Telephone 01326 253793
Publications and research outputs
Sterzing, Andreas, Weinberg, Jonathan and Wortzel, Sasha(2019), Pier Groups - A Conversation with Jonathan Weinberg, In: Pier Groups - A Conversation with Jonathan Weinberg, 5/5/2019, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Sterzing, Andreas(2019), Pier 34 NYC 1983-84 slideshow & Portraits of David Wojnarowicz, In: David Wojnarowicz Photography & Film 1978–1992, 9 February - 5 May 2019, Berlin, Germany
Sterzing, Andreas(2018), East Village, NY: Vulnerable and Extreme, In: East Village NY: Vulnerable and Extreme, 13 December 2018 to 24 February 2019, Seoul Museum of Art, South Korea
Sterzing, Andreas(2018), Pier 34 NYC 1983-84 - Something Possible Everywhere. A digital slideshow projection., In: David Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake At Night, 13 July - 30 September 2018, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Sterzing, Andreas(2016), Something Possible Everywhere: Pier 34, NYC 1983-84, In: Something Possible Everywhere: Pier 34, NYC 1983-84, 29 September - 20 November 2016, Hunter College Art Galleries - 205 Hudson Gallery, New York, Item availability may be restricted.
Sterzing, Andreas, Gruijthuijsen, Krist and Hagdal, Nora(2018), King Kong Garcon Issue 1, In: King Kong Garcon: Issue 1 - Sacrifice, Kingkong Publication and Media UG, Brooklyn, New York and Berlin, Germany, 1 (1), pp. 258-271, ISSN: 9 772625 792004
Meier, Allison(2016), A 1980s Art Experiment on an NYC Pier, In: Hyperallergic, Hyperallergic, online, 2016 (Nov 15)
Weinberg, Jonathan and Sterzing, Andreas(2016), “Something Possible Everywhere: Pier 34, NYC 1983–84” Exhibition, In: NY Art Beat, NY Art Beat, New York, Item availability may be restricted.
Sterzing, Andreas and Hunter College - The City University of New York(2016), Exhibition catalogue: 'Something Possible Everywhere: Pier 34, NYC 1983-84'