Birgit Koschies

Born in Berlin.

Educated at the Lette Verein Berlin; beginning engagement with experimental photography.

1981 study of biology at the Freie Universität Berlin with a focus on scientific photography.

From 1986 works in the fields of theatre photography and illustration, as well as working for photo agencies.


Axel Koschies

Born in Kiel.

1975 hospitations in the class of Harald Duwe at the Muthesius Academy of Art in Kiel as well as with the object artist Raffael Rheinsberg.

1976 civilian service in a care home for people with physical and psychic disabilities.

1977 studies in film and theatre (e.g. with Michael Klier), communications (e.g. with Gabriele and Helmut Nothhelfer) and Latin American literature at the Freie Universität Berlin.



While studying, joint film projects at the university film department of the FU Berlin under Prof. Dr. Werner Dewitz.

After graduation, co-operation on photography and video projects.


30 Years of Photography in the Space of Time, 2020
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Start of artistic collaboration on the cycle THE HUMAN RACE with a historic black-and-white time-slit camera that spatially depicts time diagrams on a picture.


First international exhibition participation at the EXPO in Sevilla.


Realization of the artistic project RUNNING DIRECTION with polychrome time-slit camera shots of film directors.


Starting work on extreme movement studies as part of the MOTION PICTURES series.


Increasing incorporation of abstract pictorial elements; creation of the first works from the cycle TIME LINES.


First studies of the cycle SURFACES; development of a special portrait technique with the time-slit camera.


Sponsorship award of the Kulturwerk Foundation of VG Bild-Kunst.


Art Prize of the City of Limburg.


Project grant of the Ministry of Science, Research and Culture of the State of Brandenburg.


Grant from the the Kulturwerk Foundation
of VG Bild-Kunst.