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31 Oct 2007

Krzysztof Zielinski – Hometown

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I like the series “Hometown” of Krzysztof Zielinski, – a really nice approach on the subject.
Krzysztof Zielinski, born 1974, studied at the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) in Prague. He lives and works in Wabrzezno, Poland and in Berlin.

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30 Oct 2007

auf/zu – Der Schrank in den Wissenschaften

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The exhibition “auf/zu” (open/closed) of the University of Tuebingen presents a selection of cupboards from the academic area and describes their long and sometimes strange journey through the university.
Beside this photography of Simone Demandt and Candida Hoefer will be shown. Their partly large format photography of cupboards are the result of residences at the university.

A slide show with images of the exhibition is available at the Zeit magazine here.

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29 Oct 2007

Jay Wolke – Along the Divide

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Cutting across Chicago’s South Side the Dan Ryan Expressway is one of America’s busiest highways.
Between 1981 and 1985, Jay Wolke shot thousands of photographs on and along the Dan Ryan during the day and night, traveling up and down the expressway , which he combined to a wonderful book in “Along the Divide”.

A book tease is available at photo-eye.

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26 Oct 2007

German photography classes II

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A time ago I mentioned here the photography classes of Duesseldorf, Bremen and Hannover. But somehow I oversaw the homepage of the study course communication design of the University Duisburg-Essen (Folkwang Hochschule).
In the sector photography are teaching Gisela Bullacher (Photography/Basics), Elke Seeger (Photo Design) and Joerg Sasse (documentary photography). But Sasse will leave the University.

KD-Diplom shows the final projects of the communication design students of the University Duisburg-Essen (Folkwang Hochschule).
Present is for example Agata Madejska, who won ” gute aussichten 2007/2008″ with her series “kosmos”. Rivkah Young, with his series “Delos”, showing artificial paradises and Almut von Pusch with her series “Ich bin Du”.

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26 Oct 2007

Friday Quote: John Keats

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A thing of beauty is a joy for ever:
Its lovliness increases; it will never
Pass into nothingness; but still will keep
A bower quiet for us, and a sleep
Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing.

Endymion, John Keats (1795 – 1821)

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25 Oct 2007

Gudrun Kemsa: Booksigning bei Schaden in Koeln

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Foto: Gudrun Kemsa

The main topics of artist Gudrun Kemsa are light, time and motion.
In Kemsa’s work the boundaries of the static medium photography are expanded by strategies like digital manipulation, long time exposure and camera moves.

Gudrun Kemsa, born 1961, studied at the Kunstakademie Duesseldorf with professor Karl Bobek and professor David Rabinowitch. She is professor for motion pictures and photography at the Fachhochschule Niederrhein in Krefeld.

Gudrun Kemsa: Moving Images
Booksigning 25. Oktober 2007, 19 Uhr
Buchhandlung Schaden – Burgmauer 10 – Köln

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24 Oct 2007

Back from Japan – Katja Stuke und Oliver Sieber

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Aus ‘Private/Public’, © Katja Stuke


The photographers Katja Stuke and Oliver Sieber visited the city of Osaka in 2006. The stay was part of the ART-EX artist-in-residence program.

The exhibition “Back from Japan” takes place in the Atelier am Eck in Duesseldorf and presents work of both artist generated during their stay in Osaka.
Katja Stuke developed in her series “Private/Public” photographs from everyday life in the city, recorded with a video camera. Oliver Sieber portrayed in his series “Charakter Thieves” young cosplayers (players of anime characters).

Furthermore the images of the blog project “NANIWA” will be shown in a projection. For one year more than 70 photographers created online a visual associative chain.

Katja Stuke, born 1968, and Oliver Sieber, born 1966, live and work in Duesseldorf. Collective they publish the innovative magazine and internet project “Die Böhm“.

Aus ‘Character Thieves’, © Oliver Sieber


Back from Japan 25.1007-04.11.07 – Vernissage 25.10.2007 19:00
Atelier am Eck – Himmelgeister Straße 107e – 40225 Düsseldorf
opening hours Thu/Fri 17:00-22:00; Sat/Sun 14:00-18:00

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23 Oct 2007

gute aussichten 2007/2008: Vernissage in Koeln

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Foto: Agata Madejska, kosmos

Agata Madejska, ‘kosmos’

The vernissage for “gute aussichten: young german photographers 2007/2008” will start on friday at 7:00 pm in the Forum fuer Fotografie in Cologne (Schönhauser Strasse 8).

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22 Oct 2007

Damian Zimmermann

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Damian Zimmermann’s photographic focus is on conceptual series and portrait photography.

His series “R45” combines portrait photography with landscapes and details. The title of the series “R45″ relates to code which classifies medical diagnoses. R45 stands for “symptoms relating to psychic moods” .

Worth seeing as well is Zimmermann’s book project “Trautes Heim” (cosy home), a collaboration with the photographer Nadine Preiss.
The book shows conditions of dissociation during the apartment liquidation of the widower Alois Rossa.

Damian Zimmermann, born in 1976, lives and works as journalist and photographer in Cologne.

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