The German photographer Peter Lindbergh was born in 1944 and grew up in Duisburg. He was 27 when he first discovered his love for photography. Today Lindbergh is one of the most famous fashion photographers in the world.
Shahidul Alam was not charged when he was arrested on propaganda charges in August. His release on bail comes after international pressure and ahead of elections in Bangladesh in December.
Renowned photographer Shahidul Alam was detained this month after criticizing Bangladeshi authorities in a TV interview. Friends and relatives who recently visited him say that the 63-year-old's health is deteriorating.
The 2018 Goethe Medals go to radical Colombian theater collective Mapa Teatro, photographer and human rights activist Claudia Andujar, as well as influential Hungarian composer and conductor Peter Eötvös.
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