1972  born in Bautzen, Germany

1989–1993  Education as a typeface and graphic-designer at the
 School ‘John-Heartfield’ in Berlin-Wandlitz

1998–2004  Stage design – studies at the Art School Berlin-Weißensee

2004–2005  Stage design assistance at the Burgtheater, Vienna

since 2015  Running together with the photographer Joe Dilworth the photography bookshop and gallery ‘Bildband Berlin‘.

since 2016  Guest lectures about photography and photography books at different schools and universities (e.g. University of Fine Arts, Berlin / FH Dortmund / Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie, Berlin).

since 2018  Working together with the designer Ana Druga at ‘Buchkunst Berlin‘,
a company for the creative and conceptual development of photography books
and beyond.

Inspiration, photography and books ….

Thomas Gust


2011  ‘Black Baroque’, solo exhibition at Staatsgalerie Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin

2011  ‘Sauber ist anders’ exhibition and show with Johannes Jansen at Staatsgalerie Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin

2012  ‘Off the bone’ group exhibition at Künstlerhaus Neues Bethanien, Berlin with Richard Mosse und Leroux/Young

2012  ‘The Gardens of Dementia’, soloexhibition at Staatsgalerie Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin

2013  ‘Der Ball der Brennenden’, solo exhibition at Staatsgalerie Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin

2013  ‘Die Heimsuchung’, group exhibition at Galerie Knut Hartwich, Sellin / Rügen

2018  ‘Peak Communism’ at the Fotohaus Paris-Berlin, Arles / Les Recontres D’Arles (presented by the gallery Franzkowiak, Berlin)