In 2021, Philip Kanwischer is the scholarship holder of the Schwarzweiß Fotolabor.

Philip Kanwischer creates narrative networks using photography, found-footage and text. In his projects he deals with the relation between images and reality, the perception of catastrophes and the thin line between failure and success.
During the residency at the Schwarzweiß Fotolabor Philip Kanwischer Is going to work with the story of an infamous inventor and his fraudulent use of the photographic image.

Philip studied photography at the Academy of Fine Arts in Leipzig. Based upon his personal archive of collected stories.

Philip Kanwischer, o.T. (Starthilfe) 2, 2015