giovedì 21 marzo 2013


Peter Steinhauer’s photographs are both works of silence and works full of life. Since 1993 he has been documenting the many facets of Asian cultures. Steinhauer focuses on documenting portraits, natural landscape, seascapes, urban cityscapes and man made structure from different countries throughout Asia.

BALI.jpg1BALI.jpg2BALI - Batu Bolong TempleVIETNAM 2

His finely crafted prints are exhibited in galleries and museums internationally, and are in private collections of the Carnegie Museum of Art, The Hong Kong Heritage Museum and numerous Embassies and Ambassador’s Residences world wide. He is also a recipient of numerous international photography awards. In 2011, Steinhauer won the Black and White Spider Awards for Architecture, 2009 he was awarded in numerous categories in the prestigious IPA and PX3 Paris Annual Photography Awards. In 2004, was awarded a Ford Foundation Grant for his work from Vietnam and in 2005, the United States Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam chose to exhibit Steinhauer’s photographs as part of the Ten Year Anniversary Celebration of diplomatic relations between the United States and Vietnam, which were exhibited at both the Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City Fine Art Museums. Steinhauer is also a member of the elite Explorers Club in New York.


Steinhauer’s first book on Vietnam entitled, Vietnam: Portraits and Landscapes, was published in 2002. Enduring Spirit of Vietnam, Steinhauer’s second publication was published in 2007 and was awarded Best Photography Book of the Year 2007 by PDN (Photo District News), and won a Silver Medal in the Independent Publishers Annual Book Awards 2007. His third publication, entitled “Hong Kong - Surface Unseen”, will be released in 2012.

hanoiH'mong Den Minority #265Van CaoVIETNAM - Dao Do Minority #15

Other book projects include two books on Hong Kong, one on Bali, Burma, India and a third on Vietnam.
Steinhauer currently lives in Singapore with his wife and three children

All images  © Peter Steinhauer

Nessun commento:

Posta un commento


Related Posts with Thumbnails