GermanAmerican artist Esther Teichmann (b. 1980) received a Masters of Fine Art from the Royal College of Art in 2005 and a PhD by project also from the RCA in 2011. She continues to live and work in London where she is senior lecturer at the London College of Communication/UAL on the BA and MA program in Photography, and will be a Guest Professor and Visiting Artist at California College of Art, San Francisco for the academic year 2012/2013.
Teichmann's work has been exhibited and published internationally, with group shows in London, Los Angeles, Berlin and Modena and solo exhibitions in the UK, Australia, Germany and Switzerland.
Reviews, interviews and portfolio features have appeared in ArtReview, Camera Austria, Dazed & Confused, Foam, Photographies, Source, Time Out, Wallpaper*, 032C amongst numerous others.
In 2011 Esther's work appeared in Francesca Gavin's 100 New Artists, published by Laurence King. In 2011 Teichmann also published a limited edition artist's book, Drinking Air, and curated a series of events around 'Affect & the Photographic' in collaboration with The Photographers' Gallery, London.
2012 will see Teichmann's work included within several publications by Carol Mavor, published by Duke University Press and Reaktion Books with whom she works closely. Other collaborations have seen Teichmann produce The Estacus Teichwynd Photographs exhibition of fantastical images with 2012 Turner Prize nominee Spartacus Chetwynd, and the exhibition and catalogue Lulled into Believing with painter Henrietta Simson. New works will be shown in the Houston Centre of Photography in September 2012 in a group show curated by Aaron Schuman, as well as on billboards throughout Amsterdam in a public space project with Foam gallery and magazine.