| WOLFGANG WIESEN, MFIAP, EFIAP/s, ESFIAP, MDVF, DGPh
I take photographs so that I can find out
what something looks like when it has
Portfolios of my work have already appeared in several photographic magazines, and in 1995 I published my first collection of black and white infrared photographs
in the book INFRAROT.
Three years later my collaboration with the well known German poet Johannes Kühn resulted in the book HAB EIN AUGE MIT MIR (LEND ME YOUR EYES)
with black and white photographs and poems.
I am a member of the German Association of Photography (Deutscher Verband für Fotografie, DVF) and of the worldwide association International Federation of Photographic Art
(Fédération Internationale de l'Art Photographique) FIAP.
In recognition of my successes in photo exhibitions at national and international level, I was awarded in 1996 the title of Artist of the International Federation of Photographic Art (AFIAP)
and in 2000 Excellence FIAP (EFIAP).
In 2008 I was elected FIAP liaison officer for the German Association of Photography (DVF).
In 2009 my monchrome work "Alter Wagen" was accepted for the Hahnemühle Anniversary Collection and shown in exhibitions worldwide.
My photo "Tracks" won a Honourable Mention in the 2010 Sony World Photography Awards and was published in the corresponding book.
In 2013 I was awarded the title of Excellence FIAP level silver (EFIAP/s) by the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP)
and in February 2014 I was elected vice-president of the German Association of Photography (DVF).
In recognition of my work for FIAP I was awarded the honorary title ESFIAP (Excellence FIAP pour services rendus).
In 2017 I was appointed member of the German Photographic Society (DGPh) and in April 2018 I was awarded FIAP Master (MFIAP) for my BW portfolio about Easter Island (Rapa Nui).