Jasper Bastian, b. 1989, is a German-American documentary photographer. He holds a BA in photography from the 'University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Dortmund' and studied photojournalism at the ‘Danish School of Media and Journalism’. The focus of his current projects, as seen in ‘Across the River’ (2013) and ‘A Road Not Taken’ (2015), is on the divisional effects of boundaries and their influence on the concepts of nationality and community.
Bastian was a finalist of the 'Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award' (2014). He was also selected as one of the winners of the '30 under 30' competition by Magnum Photos (2015) and the 'Cortona On the Move - Off Circuit' (2015). His work has been exhibited internationally throughout Germany, UK, Italy, Finland, Serbia, Slovenia and Georgia.
2016 - PDN Photo Annual, 2015 - Magnum Photos '30 under 30', 2014 - Finalist 'Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award', 2014 - 'CPOY' - 1st Prize - Portrait Category