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Armin Smailovic - Photographer
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May-19-2016
Armin is in Munich.

AWARD! NEWS!
Armin recieves the Award of the city of Munich 2014 for outstanding photographic accomplishments.
AWARD! NEWS!
Armin wins prestigious Hansel-Mieth Award 2014 for his story "Angst" ("Fear"), portraying a 50 year old boxers last fight. Photo: Sidon at the gym 2014©Armin Smailovic
read more >>> www.zeitenspiegel.de

FotoDoks FESTIVAL Munich 2013 Tuesday, 15th - October - 2013
Doors open: 7.00 p.m.
Münchner Stadtmuseum St.-Jakobs-Platz 1, München

read more >>> www.fotodoks.de

AWARD! NEWS!
Armin wins silver medal in the category "Best portrait-photography of the year" at LEAD AWARD 2013, Hamburg.
read more >>> www.leadacademy.de
Photo: Black Portrait08©Armin Smailovic
Wednesday, 17th - October - 2012
Doors open: 7.00 p.m.
Münchner Stadtmuseum St.-Jakobs-Platz 1, München

read more >>> www.fotodoks.de

SERIES/REPORTAGE UPDATE!
Baptiste Giabiconi - Model and Musician Photo: 2012©Armin Smailovic

A portrait of Karl Lagerfeld´s muse during a stay in his hometown of Marseille!
click here >>> Series/Reportage- column

EDITORIAL UPDATE!
Michael Ballack/Soccerplayer
Die ZEIT-Magazine
click here >>> Editorial- column

THALIA UPDATE! Photo: Kirschgarten©Armin Smailovic

"Kirschgarten", directed by Luk Perceval.
click here >>> Thalia- column

SERIES/REPORTAGE UPDATE!
Sleeping men. Photo: 2011©Armin Smailovic
Two new photos from Armin´s trip to Istanbul!
click here >>> Series/Reportage- column

1912 - 2012
In Memoriam: Eve Arnold


FOTODOKS 2011-Festival in MUNICH!
FOTODOKS is a young independent photography festival that focuses exclusively on documentary photography. Within four years FOTODOKS has developed from a provincial event to one of Germany’s most exciting photo festivals. For the first time FOTODOKS will take place in various locations across the city, ranging from the prestigious Münchner Stadtmuseum, to the festival hub, Maximilians Forum.
>>> www.fotodoks.de

1927 - 2011
In Memoriam: Arno Fischer


SERIES/REPORTAGE UPDATE!
Sleeping men.
Two new photos!
click here >>> Series/Reportage- column

UNFPA - YOUTH AT RISK PROJECT!
"The five young people you will meet in this presentation
are struggling with a host of social and economic
problems common to Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Each faces a unique set of challenges, but all share an
uncommon determination to do whatever it takes to
make a better life for themselves and their families..."
Armin covered the Bosnien and Herzegovinian issue of young Roma girls pulled out of school at an early age.
>>> www.youthatrisk.eu

EXIHIBITION!
"Srebrenica - I counted my remaining life in seconds..."

Bosnia and Herzegovina - July 1995.
In the massacre of Srebrenica more than 8000 men were murdered.
Bosnia and Herzegovina - July 2009.
Armin began to document the story of a man, who survived the killing fields.
The exhibition takes place at Gasteig in Munich as a side event of the 26th DOK.fest Film Festival from April-28th to May-11th-2011.
read more about the film-festival >>> www.dokfest-muenchen.de

1970- 2011
In Memoriam: Chris Hondros

>>> www.chrishondros.com
1970- 2011
In Memoriam: Tim Hetherington

>>> www.timhetherington.com

EVENT + SCREENING! March-02-2011
Screening of Armin´s documentary work "Sound of Silence. Bosnia: Rape, legacy of war"" as a side event for 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women by the United Nations Secretary-General´s campaign "UNiTE to End Violence against Women".
At THE SALVATION ARMY,
221 E. 52nd Street, New York, USA
read more >>> endviolence.un.org
see the photos >>> www.youtube.com

THALIA UPDATE! Photo: The Kennedys©Armin Smailovic

"The truth about THE KENNEDYS", a project by Luk Perceval.
click here >>> Thalia- column

PORTRAIT UPDATE!
Taner - Hero.
Holger Stromberg - Cook.
Christiane Pohle - Director.
Georg Kreisler - Musician, composer, actor.
click here >>> Portrait- column

SEVEN STATES - UPDATE!
Photo: Black Portrait08©Armin Smailovic

click here >>> Seven-States- column

PORTRAIT UPDATE!
Damir Sagolj - Photographer.
click here >>> Portrait- column

EDITORIAL UPDATE!
Photo: Alban at the fence, Kosovo©Armin Smailovic

A family from Germany was sent back to Kosovo - even though the widow and her sons with disabilities have no chance. The story of a terrible correct decision by german administrations.
click here >>> Editorial- column
read more >>> sz-magazin.sueddeutsche.de

PORTRAIT UPDATE!
Jonas Imbery/GOMMA Music.
click here >>> Portrait- column

SERIES/REPORTAGE UPDATE!
Sleeping men.
Two new photos from Bosnia and Herzegovina!
click here >>> Series/Reportage- column

SERIES/REPORTAGE UPDATE!
Benedictine Abbey St. Otmarsberg, Uznach, Switzerland.
For FSAI (fédération suisse des architectes indépendants) jubilee book.
click here >>> Series/Reportage- column

PORTRAIT UPDATE!
Actor Ben Becker for German Playboy.
click here >>> Portrait- column

1941- 2010
In Memoriam: Sibylle Bergemann

>>> www.ostkreuz.de

PORTRAIT UPDATE!
Antonin Kratochvil - Photographer.
click here >>> Portrait- column

BALKAN ART FESTIVAL - BIELEFELD
EXHIBITION OPENING "SOUND OF SILENCE"!!!
Photo: Woman praying, Sarajevo©Armin Smailovic

October-27-2010 at 5 p.m. at "Artist Unlimited" - Gallery.
read more >>> www.balkan-art.de
see the photos >>> www.youtube.com

Launch of the 2010 State of World Population report and
EXHIBITION OPENING "SOUND OF SILENCE"!!!
"WOMEN RARELY WAGE WAR, BUT THEY TOO OFTEN
SUFFER THE WORST OF ITS CONSEQUENCES"
Launch of the 2010 State of World Population report: From conflict and crisis to renewal: generations of change.

Armin Smailovic + Antonin Kratochvil
Art Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina, October-20-2010, Sarajevo
Everybody welcome!!
read more >>> www.unfpa.ba
see the photos >>> www.youtube.com
see more about >>> www.antoninkratochvil.com

"FOTODOKS"- FESTIVAL IN MUNICH!
The FOTODOKS-Host, Hans Herbig/Jörg Koopmann/Robert Pupeter/Armin Smailovic, welcomes you to Munich from October 14th to 17th 2010.
Exhibitions, public discussions, screenings and special guest photographer Anders Petersen from Sweden are part of the third edition of "FOTODOKS", taking place at "Puerto Giesing", Munich.
read more >>> www.fotodoks.de
click here >>> www.anderspetersen.se
click here >>> www.puerto-giesing.de

PORTRAIT UPDATE!
Mirko Borsche - Art Director.
click here >>> Portrait- column

SERIES/REPORTAGE UPDATE!
A journey through Bombay, seeing dogs and horses at various places and conditions. Photo: Horse at Taj Mahal Hotel©Armin Smailovic
click here >>> Series/Reportage- column

SERIES/REPORTAGE UPDATE!
Kalba Devi Market is one of the biggest trade areas of Bombay.
Day by day various goods are transported mostly by manpower. Photo: Scene at Kalba Devi Market©Armin Smailovic
click here >>> Series/Reportage- column

PORTRAIT UPDATE!
Christian Ulmen for german Playboy.
click here >>> Portrait- column

AWARD! NEWS!
Armin wins silver medal in the category "Best reportage of the year" at LEAD AWARD 2010, Hamburg.
read more >>> www.leadacademy.de

EDITORIAL UPDATE!
Thomas Hitzlsperger for 11freunde- Magazine.
click here >>> Editorial- column

EDITORIAL UPDATE!
A fashion portrait of Jan Josef Liefers.
For the german Playboy.
click here >>> Editorial- column

PORTRAIT UPDATE!
Lewis Hamilton with the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG.
For L´UOMO VOGUE.
click here >>> Portrait- column

THANK YOU!
My friend photographer Peter Langer finished his 1999-2009 online project, documenting Berlin´s life with street, portrait, reportage, still and landscape photography.
With more than 3900 images, single shots were added day by day,
this is one of best works on Berlin since.
click here >>> www.peterlanger.de

1928- 2010
In Memoriam: Dennis Stock

>>> www.magnumphotos.com

EDITORIAL UPDATE!
A fashion portrait of Mads Mikkelsen.
For the german Playboy.
click here >>> Editorial- column

SERIES/REPORTAGE UPDATE!
Sleeping men.
Two new photos from Mumbai!
click here >>> Series/Reportage- column

WORKSHOP! Bombay, India.
"The promised city"- workshop is organized for a limited number of professional photographers. From November-16th-2009 till December-10-2009, indian young professionals will work on the "Promised city"- projekt, initialized by the Warsaw Goethe Institute and the Mumbai Max Mueller Bhavan.
The condition of fortune seekers to the metropolis of Bombay will be photographicaly researched and become a part of the whole "Promised city"- project taking place also in Berlin and Warsaw.
Within the workshop Armin will discuss the three photographic pillar system of approaching, editing and finishing a photographic project. Through the selection and discussion of their own work, the participants will work towards advance their own photographic style. Photo: Bombay from above©Armin Smailovic
click here >>> www.promised-city.org

FESTIVAL!
Armin reading the story "Srebrenica- I counted my remaining life in seconds" at the opening of his exhibition and the BALKAN ART - Festival, Bielefeld, Germany.(16-October-2009) "...Mit dem ersten BalkanArt-Festival wollen wir einen besonderen Blick auf die Kultur eines Landes werfen, das Anfang der 90er Jahre mit einem brutalen Krieg konfrontiert wurde und seit dem mit den Folgen der Zerstörung, politischer Instabilität und Flüchtlingsströmen zu kämpfen hat.
In dieser politischen Realität ist eine Kulturszene entstanden, die sich auf der einen Seite direkt mit den Folgen des Krieges auseinander setzt, auf der anderen Seite vollkommen im Einklang mit zeitgenössischen Strömungen der globalen Kunstszene steht..."
read more >>> www.balkan-art.de

AWARD! NEWS!!
Armin recieved the "FotoDoks" award for his work "Srebrenica- I counted my remaining life in seconds", September-27-2009, Bad Aibling, Germany
read more >>> www.photopresse.de

EXIHIBITION! The "FotoDoks" is part of the "NONFIKTIONALE"- documentary film festival taking place in Bad Aibling, Germany.
Film meets photography for the same matter- to document.
The group exhibition themed "Echt-Zeit" ("Real-Time") accompanies the festival from september 24th-27th in the Gallery of the Kunstverein Bad Aibling.
Armin will show his recent work of a man, who survived the killing fields of Srebrenica in 1995, titled "Srebrenica- I counted my remaining life in seconds".
read more >>> www.nonfiktionale.de
see more >>> www.zeit.de

"24H BERLIN"
EXIHIBITION! BOOK RELEASE!! Cover Photo: Armin Smailovic

On September-05-2008 80 camera teams and 36 photographers were out on the town of Berlin for 24 hours to accompany the life of the city documentary.
The produced film will have its premiere on Sep-05-2009 (starts 6 a.m.) and is to be seen at different places of the city and on TV channel ARTE (FR/GER).
Next to the film a book with 544 pages is produced (Steidl/24.-€) and will be released on September-05-2009 in Berlin.
Exhibition: C/O Gallery Berlin on September-05-2009
Adress: Oranienburger Strasse 35-36, Berlin, Germany
Doors open: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
read more >>> www.co-berlin.de
buy book here >>> www.steidl.de

EXIHIBITION! Photos: Thalia portraits©Armin Smailovic

On September 3rd is the restart of the Thalia Theatre in Hamburg for the new 2009/2010 season.
Parallel to the "2BEORNOT2BE- the city on stage" project
by director Luc Perceval, Armin is openening his exihibition of
44 photographs made early this year of the new ensemble.
Doors open at 6 p.m.
Vernissage at 6.30 p.m.
"2BEORNOT2BE" at 7 p.m.
click here >>> Editorial- column
read more >>> www.thalia-theater.de

EDITORIAL UPDATE! Bosnia and Herzegovina - July 1995.
In the massacre of Srebrenica more than 8000 men were murdered.
Bosnia and Herzegovina - July 2009.
This is the story of one man, who survived the killing fields.
click here >>> Editorial- column
read more - click here >>> www.zeitmagazin.de

EDITORIAL UPDATE! This is the online version of DIE ZEITmagazine´s printed issue.
See the extended version with 21 photographs.
click here >>> www.zeit.de

PORTRAIT UPDATE! Photo: Portrait of Volker Bruch©Armin Smailovic

A series of 11 portraits were made for a charity evening in Munich.
Footballer Philipp Lahm as well as actor Volker Bruch (Photo) and nine more men were photographed.
The works will be sold at an auction to support the children project of "Arche e.V. Munich". All photographs, in a limited edition of five and a smaller size, can be ordered online (see link below).
Media Spa Munich organized this wonderfull event. Thank you!!
click here >>> Series/ Reportage- column
buy, help and read more >>> Media Spa - Help
read more about the project >>> "Arche München e.V."

EDITORIAL UPDATE!
Photo: Portrait of Andre Szymanski©Armin Smailovic

Thalia Theatre Hamburg.
Campaign for the restart on September 3rd 2009.
click here >>> Editorial- column


PEACE!
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"PARADA MIRA SVIH GRAĐANA BIVŠIH REPUBLIKA SFRJ!!"
("Peaceparade of all citizens of the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia") on Facebook.
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