Christian Kraatz was born and raised in the former German Democratic Republic in 1980.
His artistic skill have been highly influenced by German painter Kai Simon. Christian was also a member of Kunst-Kombinat.
After five years of collaboration he focused on his personal projects and worked as a freelance photographer.
Since 2009 he is living and working in London. He concentrates on the subjects identity, home, belonging and friendship.
In 2010 he founded 3is3identity a platform for artists displaying their diverse approaches to the topic identity.
Christian also travels regularly between the UK, Germany and Israel/Palestine.
|2014||We Refuse To Be Enemies, travelling exhibition in Palestine, Ramallah, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nablus|
|2013||We Refuse to be Enemies, Willy Brandt Center, Jerusalem(Il) and Goethe Institute, Tel Aviv(Il)|
|2012||3is3Identity, Gallery Arbeit, Heimat, London (UK) 3is3Identity, Ubiquitous Grounds, Strand Gallery, London (UK)|
|2011||Gallery Arbeit, London (UK) Lloyd Gill Gallery, Weston-Super-Mare (UK) 3is3 Identity, Hannover (GER) Identity Street Gallery, London (UK)|
|2009-2011||Freelance Photographer in London, 3is3 Identity, London (UK)|
|2007-2008||freelance photographer and assistance in Hamburg/GER|