Franziska Ostermann was born in 1992 in Kiel, Northern Germany. As a multimedia artist her main interests are contemporary photography, video and writing as well as their intersection. In her work, she explores virtuality, matters of identity and the internet. In 2018 she completed her studies at the Muthesius Art Academy in the departments of photography, technical image and language & figure. For her work she received grants from the Stiftung Kunstfonds or the VG Bild Kunst and awards from the British Journal of Photography, or Profifoto and Canon as well as the BBK Schleswig-Holstein. In 2022 she received a prize from the Stuttgart Film Winter.Her video work was also shown at the Goethe Institute in Paraguay, at the Steirischer Herbst and at the Arts & Culture Festival in Leipzig.Her poetry debut OSZIT was published in 2018.Her texts appeared, among others, in Die Signaturen and in Mosaik.Her work has been shown internationally, including at the Cine Paris Film Festival, in New York City at the Agora Gallery in Chelsea, at the Czong Institute for Contemporary Art in Korea, and online with the British Journal of Photography at New Art City. In 2023 she received a scholarship from the Berlin Senate for young german-speaking authors at the Literary Colloquium Berlin.
NRW Forum Düsseldorf, wwwforum, interverse: a virtual garden of words and form, metaverse (s)
Agora Gallery, The Chelsea International Photography Competition, New York City, USA
Beyond, Meet Frida & Galerie Kollaborativ, Berlin, Germany (s)
Monat der Fotografie OFF, Berlin, Germany
ImageNation Paris, Just Women, Galerie Joseph Le Palais, Paris, France
Filmfest Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany
Imagine Transparency, das Kurativ, Hamburg, Germany