Candida Höfer, born in 1944 in Eberswalde, Germany, is a photographer famous for her ability to capture the silent and solemn beauty of interior spaces. She studied at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, beginning her studies in Film with Ole John and then Photography under Bernd and Hilla Becher. Her first solo show was in Düsseldorf in 1975, and she has continued to show internationally since then. She participated in documenta 11, Kassel in 2002, and she represented Germany in the Venice Biennale in 2003. She currently lives and works in Cologne. Höfer was commissioned to photograph the interiors of public buildings in Naples and has documented various locations across Weimar.
Candida Höfer is featured in Edition: Guest Editor, Wes Gordon