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Clara Bahlsen lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
Represented by Galerie f5,6 Munich, DE.

2014–2015 Teaching assignment University of the Arts Berlin
2011–2013 Postgraduate class with Ute Mahler and Robert Lyons,
Ostkreuz School for Photography, Berlin
2004–2011 Visual comunication, masterclass student of Fons Hickmann,
University of the Arts Berlin

Exhibitions
2018 Miss Read Art Book Fair, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
2018 AIPAD with Galerie f5,6, New York City, USA
2018 »Drive Drove Driven«, Kommunale Galerie Berlin, DE
2017 Zement, Galerie f5,6, Munich, DE (solo)
2017 Limits 2 Love, Clara Bahlsen & Antje Engelmann, AgvA CIAT, Berlin, DE
2017 Friends with Books: Art Book Fair, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, DE
2017 »Thread Count« hosted by »Der Greif« for CO-OP, Unseen Amsterdam, NL
2017 »Drive Drove Driven: Cars in Contemporary Photography«, The Moving Gallery,
Omaha, NE, USA, curated by Matthias Harder (Helmut Newton Foundation)
2017 Artist Books for Everything, Weserburg Zentrum für Künsterpublikationen, Bremen, DE
2017 Miss Read: Art Book Festival, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE
2017 Book launch & artist talk with Dr. Thomas Köhler, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, DE (solo)
2017 TheLibrary, tête, Berlin, DE
2017 The AIPAD Show, New York, USA. With Galerie f5,6
2017 Plana Festival, São Paulo, BR
2016 Friends with Books: Art Book Fair, Hamburger Bahnhoft, Berlin, DE
2016 Marianne-Brandt Award 2016, Industrie Museum, Chemnitz, DE
2016 »Woman in Disguise«, Volume Gallery, Berlin, DE
2016 C/O Book Days, Berlin, DE
2015 Kaleid Editions, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Oslo, NO
2015 Kaleid Editions, London Art Book Fair , London, UK
2015 Kaleid Editions, The Art Academy, London, UK
2015 Der Greif: Guest Room Kathrin Weber, Gallery f5,6, Munich, DE
2014 Made in Berlin, Exposure Twelve, Berlin, DE
2014 Photobook Show, Brighton Photo Biennial, Brighton, UK
2014 »Töchter & Wiese XXI-XLVIII«, Clara Bahlsen, Anne Schwalbe, 25books, Berlin
2014 »I Never Read«, Art Book Fair, Basel, CH
2014 »Pferde & Autos«, Zeithaus Autostadt Wolfsburg (curated by Dr. Thomas Köhle), DE (solo)
2013 »10. Aenne-Biermann-Preis«, Museum for Applied Arts Gera, DE
2013 »Post«, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, DE
2013 »Vom Hier und Jetzt«, 86. Herbstausstellung, Kunstverein Hannover, DE
2013 »Being Lucky Feels so Lonely«, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin, DE
2012 »Artist Books« Clara Bahlsen, Dana Engfer at Library of University of the Arts, Berlin
2012 Offprint Paris, FR
2012 »Pferde und Autos«, Museum Kunst der Westküste, Alkersum/Föhr, DE (solo)
2012 »Vice Verca«, Kommunale Galerie Berlin, DE
2012 »Gute Karten«, Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin, DE
2011 IBB Preis für Fotografie, Berlin, DE
2011 »Ich bin ein Berliner«, Miami, USA
2011 Photobook Dummy Prize, Kassel, DE
2010 Kunstpreis Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Berlin, DE
2010 Photobook Dummy Prize, Kassel, DE
2009 »Wendezeiten«, Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk, Cottbus, Germany, DE

Prizes and scholarships
2013 10. Aenne-Biermann-Prize for Contemporary German Photography, Gera, DE
2011 IBB prize for photography (recognition), Berlin, DE
2011 Lilli #8 prize, Berlin, DE
2010–2012 Studio scholarship of Karl Hofer Gesellschaft, Berlin, DE

Libraries and collections
Center for Artists' Publications Weserburg, Bremen, DE
Library of DZ Bank Collection Frankfurt, DE
Museum for Applied Arts Gera, DE
C/O Berlin Library, Berlin, DE
Library of Berlinische Gallerie, Berlin, DE
Indie Photobook Library, Washington DC, USA
The Library Project, IS
Oslo National Academy of the Arts Library, NO
Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection, Chicago, USA
Lafayette College, Easton, USA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Instituto Moreira Salles, São Paulo, BR