Anton & Lotte Laub
Born and raised in Bucharest, Anton Roland Laub lives and works in Berlin. He received an MA degree from the Weißensee art academy in Berlin in the class of Prof. Andreas Siekmann and Prof. Alice Creischer. Previously, he completed his studies at the New School for Photography, Berlin, and graduated from the media and communication science department at the University of Bucharest. In 2018, he was a finalist for the New Discovery Award at the International Photography Festival Les Rencontres d’Arles. In 2017, he was nominated for the Dummy Book Award at the Unseen Photography Festival in Amsterdam and also at Les Rencontres d'Arles. His photobook "Mobile Churches", published as a trilingual edition by Kehrer Verlag in Heidelberg, was shortlisted for the FOLA Photobook Award in Buenos Aires. He has exhibited a.o. at FORMAT Photography Biennale, Derby; European Month of Photography, Athens and Berlin; Photo Saint-Germain Festival, Paris; MakeCity Festival, Berlin; atelier35, Bucharest. His work is included a.o. in the Book and Media Art Collection of Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, the Archive of Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles; the Collection of the Berlin Wall Memorial Museum; the Collection of the Bucharest Municipality Museum.
Lotte Laub is a Berlin-based curator and arts writer. She obtained her PhD at the Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies at the Freie Universität, Berlin with her dissertation "Gestalten durch Verbergen. Ghassan Salhabs melancholischer Blick auf Beirut in Film, Video und Dichtung" (Revealing by Concealing. Ghassan Salhab’s Melancholic Glance at Beirut in Film, Video and Poetry), published by Reichert Verlag in 2016. In 2010, she received a research fellowship from the Orient Institut Beirut and in 2015, after completing her PhD, an Honours Postdoc Fellowship from the Dahlem Research School at the FU Berlin. She worked previously at the Gropius Bau in Berlin. Since 2016, she has been Program Manager at Zilberman Gallery, Berlin.www.antonlaub.de