Photography | Pictures in Motion | Photo art
About the artist
Every Picture tells a Story
Manfred Vogelsänger achieved international fame in advertising photography in the 1980s and wrote advertising history for Camel, Fa, Langnese or McDonald's.
After his successful career in people - life and action photography, Manfred Vogelsänger specialised in film and founded Vogelsänger Film GmbH Düsseldorf in 1989.
Today he devotes himself mainly to art photography and moving image/video art.
Manfred Vogelsänger has received numerous national and international honours and awards for his work as a photographer and director.
His first exhibition took place in 1979 at the Galerie für Fotografie in Düsseldorf with star photographer Peter Lindbergh.
He is a member of the ADC Art Directors Club Germany and was Executive Vice President of the CFP-E Commercial Film Producers of Europe for many years. In 2016, he was made an honorary member of the German Advertising Film Academy.
A few years ago, he retired from the operational business and currently devotes himself mainly to art photography and moving image/video art.
Works | Series
„LE MANS 24H“ Steve Mc Queen
Photo emulsion liquefaction. Collages with analogue processing in various process stages. A process that takes 6-8 weeks.
André de Lourmel was the photographer who accompanied the shooting of the film Le Mans 24h in 1971. Grandprix Original and Manfred Vogelsänger were able to acquire his estate. The photo artist Vogelsänger collages the Steve McQueen photographs and describes his style as "photo-destructionism". Here, the works are created purely through analogue processing in various stages of the process. A process that takes 6-8 weeks.
For the video installations, see X-[ART] the collages are immersed in a pool of water and filmed with a high-speed camera.
The paintings / installations of this series are limited to 25 copies.
There are 12 motifs.
Large format images were photographed in a water tank. The distortions were created by moving water in a water tank. In the series Moving Art Installation, (see X-art ) the video sequences were created by a high-speed video shoot in a water tank. Each sequence is in motion. The video sequences change every minute. 2 TV monitors - NEC MultiSync, built-in Mini HD Media Box/Player with integrated memory card.
Girls, Girls, Girls
Photo emulsion, liquefaction, analogue processing in various process stages. A process that takes 6-8 weeks.
Photo emulsion, liquefaction, analogue processing in various process stages. A process that takes 6-8 weeks. The artist calls it photo-destructionism.
Plexiglas installation in DIN A4 or DIN A3 consisting of 9 compartments, each containing a transparent DIN A4 or A3 film
Moving Art Installation
The video sequences of the vertical format monitors were made during high-speed video shooting in a water tank. Each sequence is in motion. The video sequences change every minute. 2 TV monitors - NEC MultiSync, Mini HD Media Box/player with integrated memory card
2x Nagel in Silber, Art Directors Club Germany (ADC) 2x Nagel in Bronze, ADC 2x Auszeichnung, ADC 1x Evergreens, ADC 1x Die Klappe in Bronze, Germany 2x European Best Event Awards Shortlist 1x Golden Award of Montreux, International Advertising Festival 3x Grand Prix Victoria, Int. Wirtschaftsfilmtage 1x Finalist, International Advertising Festival of NY 1x Award, Association for International Broadcasting 1x Bronze, International Film & TV Festival of NY 1x Finalst, International Film & TV Festival of NY 1x Finalist, International Food and Beverage Creative Excellence Award 2x Gold, ITVA Award 2x Silber, ITVA Award 3x Bronze, ITVA Award 3x Sonderpreis, ITVA Award 1x D’Or. LeV de bronze, Les 6èmesV 1x Best Foreign Film, Midsummer Awards 1x Gold, Ottocar 1x Silber, Ottocar 1x Silber, Spotlight Film Festival 1x Award, vdw° 2x Intermedia-Globe Finalist Diploma, Worldmedia Festival Hamburg 1x Young Directors Award, YDA Cannes
2015 | DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY “PHOTOS À LA CARTE”, La Terrazza
2020 | WUPPERTAL, GERMANY POP-UP ARTISTS GALLERY
2019/20 | DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY TOKYO MEETS DÜSSELDORF, NIKKO HOTEL
2019 | PORT D'ANDRATX, SPAIN Gallery ArteCasa
2019 | LAGE/LIPPE, GERMANY VS CREATIVE. GROUP EXHIBITION STUDIO 8
2018 | DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY 6th PHOTOPOPUPFAIR, Stilwerk
2017 | DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY 5th PHOTOPUPFAIR, Stilwerk
2017 | DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY 4th PHOTOPUPFAIR, Stilwerk
2017 | DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY WALL STYLE GALLERY
2016 | DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY 2nd PHOTOPUPFAIR, Stilwerk
2015 | DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY 1st PHOTOPUPFAIR, Stilwerk
1979 | DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY TWO ADVERTISING PHOTOGRAPHS, With Peter Lindbergh, Gallery Camera / Gallery of Photography