Andreas Deffner was born in 1959 in Osnabrueck, Germany. He did his internship at Vogelsaenger Studios, Germany in 1979 and founded the studio LOFT in Bielefeld, Germany in 1980 after studying Communication design under Prof. Gerd Fleischmann from College of Design (Fachhochschule fuer Gestaltung), Bielefeld, Germany. He is a vibrant artist with the likes of portrait photography, inszenierte photographie, people, still life, architecture and art documentary. In 1993, he established a second base in Southern India and founded the Palani Hills Design Center in Tamil Nadu, India. In 2007, he was awarded the LEAD Award on Portrait Photography – Visual Leader Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany.

Exhibitions
2014 “The Karen People on Andaman Islands“, Large scale Installation, Old Distillery Pondicherry

2012 “BUILDING
Photo and Video Installation at the “The 13th Architectural Biennale la Venezia”

Projects
2014 “WATER” Exhibition Concept for the 2016 Pondy Photo Festival
2014 “Moving Image
Exhibition Concept and Documentation, Pondicherry, India
2014 Pondy Photo Festival, Design and Documentation
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