Joachim Schmid, « Seek/find »

Joachim Schmid (Balingen, 1955) is a Berlin based artist who has been working with found photographs since the early 1980s. His work has been exhibited internationally and is included in numerous collections. In 2007 Photoworks and Steidl published a comprehensive monograph Joachim Schmid Photoworks 1982–2007 on the occasion of his first retrospective exhibition at the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum in Saratoga Springs, New York. The exhibition traveled to Photographers’ Gallery, (London), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco), Nederlands Fotomuseum (Rotterdam), and Bildmuseet (Umeå). In 2012, Johan Levi Editore published the book Joachim Schmid e le fotografie degli altri on the occasion of the exhibition at Museo di fotografia contemporanea in Cinisello Balsamo, curated by Roberta Valtorta.