Wolfgang Bellwinkel lives and works in
Berlin and Bangkok

1978–83Sojourns in South America and Asia
1993Master Degree in Communication Design at Universität Essen/Germany
1992 …Photographic assignments for German and international Companies and Magazines: Time, SZ-Magazin, Stern, Telegraph Magazine, Zeit-Magazin, Allegra, Details, Spiegel Special, Der Spiegel, Manager Magazin … and for companies: German Stock-Exchange, Veba, Degussa, Goethe Institute…
1992–96Mulitple journeys to former Yugoslavia
1994Book Bosnia
1994Award, Deutscher Fotopreis, Stuttgart
1995Award BFF-Wettbewerb (best Exams)
1996DAAD-Scholarship to document the peace process in Bosnia
1996… Workshops Fototage Herten – Temasek Polytechnic, Singapur – Lasalle School of Art, Singapur – Muthesius Hochschule, Kiel – Goethe Institute Jakarta, Manila, Beirut, Vilnius…
1999Acquisition of the series After the War by IFA (Institute of Foreign Affairs)
2000/1Foreign Lecturer at Ngee Ann Polytechnic , Singapur
2003/4Participant of the „Artist in Residence“ program of the Alliance Francaise, Bangkok
2004/6Film „weg“ dealing with foreign residents in Bangkok
20043months workshop in collaboration with the Goethe Institut in Kabul. Training of journalist
2006Lecturer at Muthesius Hochschule, Kiel/Germany
2006Lecturer at Silpakorn University, Bangkok/Thailand
2007Lecturer at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok/Thailand
2007Scholarship VG Bildkunst
2009Member of the agency laif
2011Curator of the exhibition Das Vertraute im Fremden/Foreign Familiar for the Goethe Institute Bangkok, Jakarta, Manila und Hanoi.
2013Lecturer at HTW, Berlin/Germany
2013Book, No Land called Home, Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg