Biografie von Christine SPENGLER (1945)

Personal data


Birth : 1945 - Alsace, France
Sex : F
Nationality/Affiliation : France - Spain

Address

Madrid Madrid, Spain

Professional data


Work and Life

1982:After her liberation from the Sunni militia in Beirut, she begins to take again photographs in color and decides that for each photo of pain and death, she would take one of beauty
1973:Her brother and soulmate Eric commits suicide. She then takes black and white photographs of war and suffering around the world
1973:Works for The Associated Press, New York, covering the conflict in Vietnam
1972:Works as a freelance photographer covering the troubles in Northern Ireland
Finds her war reporter vocation during a trip in Chad with her brother, at the age of 23
Born in Alsace region (France), she moved in Madrid, Spain at the age of six to live with her aunt and uncle when her parents divorced


Awards

1998

1998 : Prix Scam du portfolio photographique , For her portfolio entitled “Femmes dans la guerre” – Paris, France
Awarded by : SCAM Société Civile des Auteurs Multimédia – 5 avenue Velasquez – Paris, France


Other professions

Reporter – Photography
Sipa Press – 101 boulevard Murat – Paris, France

Work


Categorie and medium


Photography : Black & white photograph

Subject

documentation
war

Movements and styles

Photojournalism

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Festivals

2003

Festival Visa pour l’Image (photojournalisme), n°15
Perpignan, France
08/30/2003 – 09/14/2003

1999

PHotoEspaña 99 – Festival Internacional de Fotografía, n° 2
Madrid, Spain
06/1999


Group exhibitions

2002

Regard Rebelle : 40 femmes photographes engagées de 1900 à aujourd’hui – Mois de la Photo 2002
Centre Iris – Paris, France
11/16/2002 – 01/14/2002

Le Photojournalisme à Paris
Salons Aguado, Mairie du 9ème arrondissement – Paris, France
10/17/2002 – 11/13/2002

2001

Imágenes para la dignidad / Imatges per a la dignitat
Galeria Octubre – Universitat Jaume I – Castellón de la Plana (Castelló de la Plana), Spain
12/10/2001 – 12/28/2001

Imágenes para la dignidad
UAM Universidad Autónoma de Madrid – Madrid, Spain
2001

“Relevos”: Christine Spengler / Juan de Sande – PHotoEspaña 01
Torre Caja Madrid – Madrid, Spain
06/13/2001 – 09/14/2001

Vocation reporter. Henri Cartier-Bresson, Christine Spengler, Raph Gatti
Théâtre de la Photographie et de l’Image – Nice, France
02/20/2001 – 04/15/2001

Imágenes para la dignidad
UC Universidad de Cantabria – Santander, Spain
02/08/2001 – 03/05/2001

Bibliography (Selected)


By the artist


Books

2003

Les Années de guerre 1970-2002
Publisher: Editions Marval – 7 place Saint-Sulpice – Paris, France
2003

Entre la Luz y la Sombra, Autobiografia de una Corresponsal de Guerra
Publisher: El País-Aguilar – C/ Torrelaguna, 60 – Madrid, Spain

Une Femme dans la guerre
Publisher: Editions Ramsay – Paris, France

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