Raoul Ries

Raoul is a photographer based in London and Luxembourg. He is interested in people and places, and in how their history and key characteristics can be perceived or reconstructed in a photograph.

Exhibitions

2019: Luxembourg, LUCA Luxembourg Center for Architecture (‘The New Towns’)
2019: Kuldiga (LV), Art House Kuldiga (‘The New Towns’)
2019: Luxembourg, Galerie Fellner Louvigny (‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’)
2018: Luxembourg, Galerie Clairefontaine (‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’)
2017: London, Embassy of Luxembourg (‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’)
2017: La Selva de Mar (ES), La Selva de l’Art festival (‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’)
2017: Luxembourg, Galerie Clairefontaine (‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’)
2016: London, Photomonth East London (‘Wilderness Tokyo’)
2016: Luxembourg, Quick & Dirty (’99CFA’)
2015: London, Photomonth East London (’99CFA’)
2014: Saint-Louis du Sénégal, Galerie Éthiopiques (‘Le Grand Marabout’)
2014: Haukijärvi (FI), Arteles Creative Center (‘All You Need Is A Red Bicycle’)
2013: Saint-Louis du Sénégal, Centre Waaw (‘Le Grand Marabout’)
2012: London, Ambika P3 (‘Postcards from Ameryka’ series and book)
2011: London, Gallery West ( ‘Postcards from Ameryka’, interim show)
2010: Arles (‘Wanderer’ series, workshop with C. Doury)
2010: Luxembourg, Centre National de l’Audiovisuel (‘Ghosts’, workshop with A. d’Agata)

Books

2019: ‘The New Towns’, self published
2017: ‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’, published by Hatje Cantz
2015: ‘99 CFA’, self published
2012: ‘Postcards from Ameryka’, self-published

Grants

2018: Bourse CNA – Aide à la création et à la diffusion en photographie, Centre national de l’audiovisuel (CNA), Luxembourg. (For ‘The New Towns’.)
2014: Bourse CNA – Aide à la création et à la diffusion en photographie, Centre national de l’audiovisuel (CNA), Luxembourg. (For ‘Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji’.)

Publications and mentions

Atlas of Places; Conscientious; Courrier International; Der Greif Magazin; El Pais, EMOP European Month of Photography, European Photography Magazine, FranceFineArt.com; Hyperallergic.com; L’Oeil de la Photographie; Libération; Luxemburger Wort; msn.com; New Landscape Photography; Photomonth East London; Sky; Source Photographic Review; The National (United Arab Emirates); Topic Magazine; Zeitung vum Lëtzebuerger Vollek; 100komma7

Artist Residencies

Nov-Dec 2014: Waaw Centre for Art & Design, Saint-Louis du Sénégal
April 2014: Arteles Creative Center, Haukijärvi, Finland
Nov-Dec 2013: Waaw Centre for Art & Design, Saint-Louis du Sénégal

Education

2012: MA Photographic Studies (University of Westminster, London)
2009-11: Several photography workshops
1993: MA in mathematics and economics (Universität Karlsruhe, Germany)

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