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Joachim Seinfeld graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, Italy with a degree in painting. At the beginning of the
90s he started combining painting and photography by applying photographic emulsions to his pictures. Since then the use of
silver gelatine emulsion is characteristic for his work. Since the early 1990 Joachim Seinfeld participated in numerous exhibitions
in Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Turkey, USA and other countries. He took part in the
International Biennial of Contemporary Art at the National Gallery in Prague or the exhibition 4 KS 2/63 – 40 Years of Auschwitz
Trial at the Martin-Gropius-Museum in Berlin. He has received numerous awards including the Heinrich Heine prize of the city of
Augsburg (1994). He has performed and lectured all over Europe including the Zacheta National Gallery Warsaw, the Jagiellonian
University in Krakow, Trafo Gallery, Budapest, Tacheles, Berlin, and Académie Royale des Beaux Arts, Liège, Belgium. His
works are included in the collections of Santa Barbara Museum of Arts, Städtische Galerie Lüdenscheid, the Jewish Museum
and the National Gallery in Prague, the Collection Gomes de Pinho (Institute Seralves), Porto and in numerous private collections.
His Golem pictures were used for the New English edition of the Golem by G. Meyrink at Tartarus Press.
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