The subject seems simple and always the same: Achim Lippoth photographs children: children at dance school, in their room, playing at sports, in costumes. But the presentation and the expression of the little portraitees make the viewer take a closer look.
Works 1976 - 2006
This catalogue provides the first extensive overview of the works of Swiss video artist Alexander Hahn. The "new media pioneer" has compiled here a representative sampling from his oeuvre including examples of all of the different media he works in (works on paper, films and videos, objects, video sculptures and installations) ...
One Day in November
Jessica Backhaus’ book is a tribute to Gisèle Freund on what would have been her 100th birthday in December 2008. The book One Day In November is a testament to the friendship between the great photographer and a young photography student in Paris during the 1990’s.
Superficially, it seems to attest to childish naiveté, but one sees it often on gravestones. Taken literally, it reveals a quiet, imploring plea. And con- nected with it is the certainty of our own transience. It is a plant name that is almost as ancient as our language.
figur / natur
The theme of nature, one that as a rule has been pushed to the outskirts of contemporary art, is an essential and powerful constant in the work of Ulrike Rosenbach, the most renowned German video artist internationally. Nature and landscape are almost always associated with the human figure here, however ...