Wolfgang Bellwinkel lives and works in
Berlin and Bangkok

1978–83 Sojourns in South America and Asia
1993 Master 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…
1992–96 Mulitple journeys to former Yugoslavia
1994 Book Bosnia
1994 Award, Deutscher Fotopreis, Stuttgart
1995 Award BFF-Wettbewerb (best Exams)
1996 DAAD-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…
1999 Acquisition of the series After the War by IFA (Institute of Foreign Affairs)
2000/1 Foreign Lecturer at Ngee Ann Polytechnic , Singapur
2003/4 Participant of the „Artist in Residence“ program of the Alliance Francaise, Bangkok
2004/6 Film „weg“ dealing with foreign residents in Bangkok
2004 3months workshop in collaboration with the Goethe Institut in Kabul. Training of journalist
2006 Lecturer at Muthesius Hochschule, Kiel/Germany
2006 Lecturer at Silpakorn University, Bangkok/Thailand
2007 Lecturer at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok/Thailand
2007 Scholarship VG Bildkunst
2009 Member of the agency laif
2011 Curator of the exhibition Das Vertraute im Fremden/Foreign Familiar for the Goethe Institute Bangkok, Jakarta, Manila und Hanoi.
2013 Lecturer at HTW, Berlin/Germany
2013 Book, No Land called Home, Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg
2018 Book Naypyidaw, JB. Institute, Berlin
2020 Lecturer at UDK, Berlin
2021/22 Lecturer at Neue Schule für Fotografie/Berlin
2022/23 Lecturer at APU Japan