Jörg M. Colberg

Jörg M. Colberg wurde 1968 in Wilhelmshaven geboren. Nach seinem Abitur studierte er Physik in Bonn und promovierte (spezialisiert auf Supercomputer-Simulationen der Evolution des Universums) an der Universität München. Anschließend arbeitete er für kurze Zeit in der Software-Industrie, um dann an die Universität zurückzukehren und dort in verschiedenen Forschungsfeldern der theoretischen Kosmologie zu forschen. Während dieser Zeit startete er auch seinen Blog/Website Conscientious, den er seit 2002 betreibt und der seitdem mehrfach Erweiterungen und Neuausrichtungen erfahren hat: Gegenwärtig ist Conscientious Langtexten zur Gegenwartsfotografie gewidmet. Colbergs Aufsätze zur Fotografie erschienen in zahlreichen Kunstkatalogen und in internationalen Publikationen zur Fotografie wie dem FOAM Magazine. 2010 wurde Colberg Mitglied des Lehrkörpers des neu gegründeten International Limited-Residency Photography MFA Program der Hartford Art School/University of Hartford in den USA und unterrichtet außerdem am Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) sowie am Rhode Island College of Design (RISD). Seit 2012 ist Colberg Assistant Professor für Fotografie an der Hartford Art School/University of Hartford.

Jörg M. Colberg was born in Wilhelmshaven, (then West-) Germany, in 1968. After graduating from high school, he studied physics in Bonn, to later graduate with a doctorate from the University of Munich (specializing in supercomputer simulations of the evolution of the Universe). After a brief stint in the software industry, he returned to academia, to work on various aspects of theoretical cosmology. In the meantime, in 2002, he started to work on his blog/website Conscientious, which underwent a series of expansions and mutations, to now be dedicated to long-form writing about contemporary photography. His writing has also appeared in artist monographs and in international photography periodicals, such as FOAM magazine. In 2010, Jörg joined the faculty of the newly formed International Limited-Residency Photography MFA Program at Hartford Art School/University of Hartford, while also teaching at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) and at the Rhode Island College of Design (RISD). In 2012, he became an assistant professor of photography at Hartford Art School/University of Hartford.

Presenting Die deutsche Aussicht/A German View by Oliver Kern

Die deutsche Aussicht/A German; photographs by Oliver Kern; essays by various authors; Hatje Cantz; 2013

Presenting The Equation of Desire by Martin Soto Climent

The Equation of Desire; temporal “collages” by Martin Soto Climent; Mousse; 2013

Presenting Why Mister, Why? (app version) by Geert van Kesteren

Why Mister, Why?; photographs and text by Geert van Kesteren; app version; 2013

Why Mister, Why

Presenting Breathing the Same Air by Nelli Palomäki

Breathing the Same Air; photographs by Nelli Palomäki; texts by Estelle af Malmborg, Timothy Persons, Peter Michael Hornung; Hatje Cantz; 2013