Untitled #10, from the series “Mimesis,” 2013
Archival pigment print
20 x 20 inches
Retail framed: $2,000 © and courtesy Birthe Piontek
Originally from Germany, Birthe Piontek moved to Vancouver, BC after receiving her MFA from the University of Essen in 2005. Piontek’s project “The Idea of North” won the Critical Mass Book Award in 2009, and was published as a monograph in 2011. Piontek’s work has appeared in a number of international publications such as The New York Times Magazine, Le Monde, Wired and The New Yorker among others. She is a member of the Piece of Cake Collective (POC), has lectured at PCNW, and her work was exhibited through the PCNW Presents program.