Speaker

Thomas Kierok

Photographer, Visual Artist & Author
A fascination for people led Thomas Kierok to portrait photography after his education at the renowned Lette Verein in Berlin. He succeeds in capturing the special qualities of each person in his pictures. As a freelance photographer he has been portraying ordinary people as well as celebrities from Karl Lagerfeld to Angela Merkel for over 25 years. He is represented by the renowned agency laif and the literature agency Kossack & Kossack.  His clients include magazines, advertising agencies and companies. Kierok also works as a lecturer in photography and devotes himself increasingly to artistic projects. For many years he has been engaged in meditation and the philosophy and practice of Zen.

His current photo book "Hundred" has been published by Knesebeck Verlag.