Horst A. Friedrichs

London-based photographer, Horst A. Friedrichs shoots ultra cool images for advertising and editorial campaigns. As one of the most popular trend-spotting photographers he blends classic heritage with traditional style. His images are created in a reportage style capturing natural moments on location or in studio.

In 2008 he received the prestigious Gold Lead award for best documentary photography. He has published a number of books including the best-selling I’m One: 21st Century Mods , Or Glory- 21st Century Rockers, Cycle Style, Drive style, Pride & Glory: The Art of The Rockers’ Jacket, Denim Style and his latest book Best Of British. Horst Friedrichs’ work has appeared in numerous international publications including The New York Times, The Sunday Times Magazine, GQ Germany, Jocks & Nerds Magazine and Rolling Stone Magazine.

Bibliography

Books

Troubadoure Allahs – Sufi Musik im Industal, Frederking & Thaler, 1999
Dona Maria und Ihre Träume, Frederking & Thaler, 2006
Mali – Reise Durch Ein Magisches Land, Frederking & Thaler, 2008
I’m One – 21st Century Mods, Prestel, 2009
West, A showcase of 16 international photographers from the Anzenberger agency. Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg, Germany, 2009
Or Glory – 21st Century Rockers, Prestel, 2010
Pride and Glory: The Art of the Rockers’ Jacket, DAAB Media 2012
Cycle Style Prestel, 2012
Drive Style, Prestel, 2013
Denim Style, Prestel 2014
Best of British – The Stories Behind Britain’s Iconic Brands, Prestel 2015

Selected articles

Schein Und Sein, Leica Fotografie International (LFI) January 2010, pp.2 (16 pages), German language
Hundert Jahre Einsamkeit, Geo No.3 March 2007, pp.130 (13 pages), German language
Der Klang Der Farbe, Stern, March 2009, pp.50 (17 pages), German language
Realismo mágico a la venezolana, BBC world website, June 2007, Spanish language

Awards

Symposium for documentary photography 2000. Bad Herrenalb, First Prize
Welde Kunstpreis. Germany, 2005
Lead Awards 2008. Gold Award, documentary category, for 100 Years of Solitude, Geo, No.3

Selected Exhibitions

2014 -2015 Gallerie Morgen – Frankfurt- Rockers, Mods and other subcultures.
2014 Wheels and Waves – Biarriz – 21st century Rockers.
2014 Anzenberger Gallerie – Viena – Subcultures.
2013 ZeitHaus – Autostadt in Wolfsburg – Drive Style.
2013 Allianz Gallerie – Munich – Drive Style.
2012 look mum no hands – London – Cycle Style.
2012 Stilrad – Frankfurt – Cycle Style.
2012 Stilrad – Zurich – Cycle Style.
2012 Stilrad – Munich – Cycle Style.
2012 German Historical Museum – Berlin – Forever Young (Group exhibition).
2012 RAW Art Fair – Rotterdam -”Mods,Rockers and Cycle Style”.
2012 V!P’s International Art Galleries – Rotterdam ” Mods, Rockers and Cycle Style”.
2011 Sayle Gallery – Isle of Wight – “21 century Rockers”.
2011 Anzenberger Gallerie – Viena – “21st century Rockers”.
2011 Freelense Galerie – Hamburg Mods versus Rockers.
2011 G5 Gallerie – Munich “21st century Mods and Rockers”.
2o11 Royal Exchange – London – City Cycle Style.
2010 Leica Gallerie – Tokyo -”I’M ONE”.
2010 Anzenberger Gallerie – Viena – “21st century Mods”.
2010 Leica Gallery – Solms – “I’M ONE”.
2009 Área de Actividades – Leon-”I’M ONE”.
2009 Westlichtgallerie, Vienna, 21st Century Mods
2009 The International Africa Festival, Würzburg, Mali – A Journey Through a Magical Country.
2008 Haus der Photographie Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, 100 Years of Solitude.
2007 Alatza Imaret Gallery, Thessaloniki, Troubadours of Allah.
2006 Multiple Box, Hamburg, Doña Maria and Her Dreams.
2005 The Horniman Museum, London, Troubadours of Allah.
2004 Proud Gallery, London, Sometimes Words are too Slow.
2003 Museum der Weltkulturen, Frankfurt, Troubadoure Allahs.
2002 Stilwerk, Hamburg,Leica Camera Future London.
1994 Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurter Gesichter.

Lectures & teaching

Facilitated with Photo-journalist Hazel Thompson on a two month photo-journalism workshop for homeless and marginalised youths in London, 2008.
Guest lecturer, Cambridge-Oxbridge photo-journalism course, 2008.
Guest lecturer, University of the Creative Arts Epsom, 2008-2010.
Facilitated with Photo-journalist Hazel Thompson on a two month photo-journalism workshop for homeless and marginalised youths in London, 2008.
Guest lecturer, Cambridge-Oxbridge photo-journalism course, 2008.
Guest lecturer, University of the Creative Arts Epsom, 2008-2010.
Guest lecturer, Volkswagen AG, Autostadt in Wolfsburg.
Guest lecturer, Anzenber Gallerie Masterclass photo workshop, Vienna 2014.
Speaker at Bremen Classic Motorshow 2015.

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