Hermann studied Architecture at the University of Innsbruck and Columbia University, New York, where he received his Masters in Advanced Architectural Design (â€™00) and was awarded the Kinne Fellows Prize.
He is the principal of 2n – a New York based data visualization design agency. His work at 2n has earned him numerous awards including three consecutive awards for Design Excellency from Communication Arts (2010, 2011 & 2012) as well as four Webby Award nominations.
His Levine & Walker installation was shown at the 2011 Rencontres dâ€™Arles in the group show FROM HERE ON, (curated by ClÃ©ment ChÃ©roux, Joan Fontcuberta , Erik Kessels, Martin Parr, and Joachim Schmid) as well as at the FoMu in Antwerpen and the Centre d’Art Santa MÃ²nica, Barcelona. In 2012 his books were part of the ABC/POD show at Printed Matter, New York and the DIY: Photographers & Books exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Together with artist Jeff Brouws and Wendy Burton he worked on Various Small Books, a book about books about books made in homage or referencing the Artist Books of Ed Ruscha, published by MIT Press in the Spring of 2013. He was a co-curator for Ruscha & Co, an exhibition of Ed Ruschaâ€™s legendary artist books together with books and works of art by more than 100 contemporary artists, most of them featured in Various Small Books.
Hermann is a member of the ABC Artists’ Books Cooperative. To purchase some of his books please visit the online bookstore.
Email: hermann(dot)zschiegner(at)gmail(dot)com or follow: @zschiegner