In her photo series, Alisa Resnik combines images mainly taken at night in Berlin. Leaden-colored scenes, greasy spoon cafés, echoed empty halls, old hotel rooms still holding on to a subtle feeling of the past, and people’s faces.
Books spend approximately 99 percent of their lifetimes closed and unused on the shelf. What is often overlooked is that a book is more than a mere container for intellectual outpourings; it is also a shell housing something more sensuous. Dorothea Reese-Heim takes an artistic look here at how to experience a book with all of our senses. What results are subtle and often fragile artifacts that unfold a unique brand of bibliophilia.
Photographer Emanuel Raab shows people of various ethnic and social origins against a plain black background. The full-length portraits, cropped from their original contexts, are printed in larger-than-life format as posters or banners and placed in urban areas, thus attracting maximum attention.