Biography:

I have been working for unexpected jobs like as a photographer, an apprentice train driver, worker in a woodmill, a hospital, a local newspaper and also as a roady for concerts.
In between I started 2013 to study photojournalism and documentary photography at the Hanover University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

I speak fluently french, german and english, broken spanish and have some bengali, hindi and arabic notions.
My work has been published in newspapers and magazines such as Stern, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Le Nouvel Obs’, Reporter Ohne Grenzen, Flutter, VSD, Grazia and taz.
In 2016 I received an award of excellence by College Photographer of the Year.
Currently based in Bangladesh within the frame of an exchange program with Pathshala South Asian Media Institute.                                                                 

Exhibitions & Awards:

05. 2017: "Isaya's Dream" exhibited at Kolga Festival, Tbilisi - Georgia
03. 2017: „Croqu's“ exhibited at Transizioni Festival, Bologna - Italy
11. 2016:  CPOY College Photographer Of the Year, Award of Excellence, Portfolio Category, Missouri - USA
11. 2016: „Croqu's“ exhibited at Zoom Festival, Saguenay - Canada
08. 2016: „Inner Journey“ exhibited at Festival Off Visa pour l'Image, Perpignan - France
07. 2016: „Inner Journey“ screening at Festival du Journalisme Vivant, Couthures - France
06. 2016: „Inner Journey“ exhibited at Lumix Festival, photography category, Hannover - Germany
06. 2016: „Croqu's“ exhibited at Lumix Festival, multimedia category, Hannover - Germany
06. 2016: „Inner Journey“ exhibited at Les Promenades Photographiques, Vendôme - France
04. 2015: „Photo Storytelling: After Dark“ World Press Photo Workshop, Amsterdam - Netherlands
                     

Contact:

François Klein
+880 1776 47 55 10
fr.klein@gmx.fr