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    • VISUALLEADER 2014

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      Seit über 20 Jahren zeichnet die LeadAcademy herausragende Leistungen der Medien,- Fotografie- und Werbebranche mit den LeadAwards aus. Die prämierten Arbeiten werden jährlich im Haus der Photographie der Deichtorhallen auf rund 1.000 Quadratmeter vorgestellt und sind mit über 30.000 Besucher

    • THOMAS RUFF

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      Thomas Ruff, born in Zell am Harmersbach, Germany, in 1958, is internationally renowned as one of the foremost living artist in the field of photography and the application of similar new artistic techniques. His work is exhibited worldwide, with recent shows at the Vienna Kunsthalle, the Museum

    • POPCAP’14

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      POPCAP is a prize for contemporary African photography that is awarded to photographic portfolios that are either produced in an African country or deal with a diaspora of an African country. Submissions to POPCAP are judged by a panel of 26 internationally-sourced judges, with the winning entrie

    Last Days

    ABSTRACTIONS

    ABSTRACTIONS
    Photography has illuminated so many areas of the 20th century, but none more so than the remarkable work by one of photography’s true pioneers, Dr. Harold Edgerton. As an Institute Professor at MIT, and the inventor of the ‘strobe’ flash in the early 1930’s, the ‘Doc.’ as he was affecti

    TOKYO2020

    TOKYO2020
    Since the 1990s, after half a century of chasing after the West in the post-war period, Japan began to globally disseminate its own cultural expression. Japan’s unique cultural output has been particularly noteworthy in architecture, animation, comic and fashion. Japanese photography too has becom

    THOMAS RUFF

    THOMAS RUFF
    Thomas Ruff, born in Zell am Harmersbach, Germany, in 1958, is internationally renowned as one of the foremost living artist in the field of photography and the application of similar new artistic techniques. His work is exhibited worldwide, with recent shows at the Vienna Kunsthalle, the Museum of

    YAKUZA

    YAKUZA
      YAKUZA is a personal visual account of the life inside an inaccessible subculture: a traditional Japanese crime family that controls the streets of Kabukicho, in the heart of Tokyo, Japan. Through 10 months of negotiations with the Shinseikai, my brother Malik and I became one of the only wes

    DER MENSCH IN DER WELT

    DER MENSCH IN DER WELT
    Die Mitglieder der Sektion der Fotografen von impressum präsentieren in Zusammenarbeit mit Reporter ohne Grenzen eine Ausstellung in der Photobastei, Zürich, vom 24. Juli bis zum 3. August 2014. Zwei Fotografen-Verbände belegen den ganzen siebten Stock der „Photobastei“ im Zentrum von Zürich

    TOKYO2020

    TOKYO2020
    TOKYO2020 präsentiert einen spannenden Querschnitt neuester Photographie aus Japan. Kosuke, Yoshinori Mizutani, Kazuna Taguchi, Ayaka Yamamoto, Wataru Yamamoto und Daisuke Yokota zählen zu den interessantesten Jungtalenten der japanischen Photokunstszene. Die Ausstellung wird co-kuratiert von IMA

    SEXARBEIT

    SEXARBEIT
    Sexarbeit – 30 Jahre Fachstelle Xenia In diesem Jahr feiert Xenia – Fachstelle Sexarbeit das 30-jährige Bestehen. Seit der Gründung des Vereins Xenia 1984 steht die Fachstelle Sexarbeitenden, Etablissement-Betreibenden und Behörden beratend zur Seite und informiert Medienschaffende und ei

    THE PLACE OF DEAD ROADS

    THE PLACE OF DEAD ROADS
    The Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève presents The Place of Dead Roads, a solo exhibition by Joachim Koester featuring a new video installation, coproduced by the Centre, and an extensive collection of photographic works undertaken between 2003 and 2012. Using video, 16mm film, installation a

    (MIS)UNDERSTANDING PHOTOGRAPHY

    (MIS)UNDERSTANDING PHOTOGRAPHY
    “What is photography? Is it a print, an object or is it a jpg on your screen? Does it only exist if you print it out? Does it only count if it’s a big file, a TIFF? Or is it a snapshot on your phone or a slide projection, or is it the image you … Continued »

    IN AND OUT OF FASHION

    IN AND OUT OF FASHION
    The Dutch photographer Viviane Sassen has carved out her own unmistakable style and it is held in high regard. Alongside her autonomous work, however, she has worked many years as a fashion photographer. The Fotografie Forum Frankfurt will premier “Viviane Sassen. In and Out of Fashion”, a retr

    RACONTE-MOI

    RACONTE-MOI
    Une exposition en plein air du 3 juillet au 17 août, sur les communes de Lancy et Plan-les-Ouates Après le succès, en 2012, de l’exposition photographique dans l’espace public « Les Paysages », le service culturel réitère cette expérience en plein air avec cette fois la collaboration de

    AFRICAN BEAUTY

    AFRICAN BEAUTY
    With the AFRICAN BEAUTY  exhibition we are honoring the Nigerian photographer, J.D.’Okhai Ojeikere (1930-2014), who died just last month. This exhibition is accompanied by two African photographers from Mali, Seydou Keïta and Malick Sidibé. Ever since the early 20th century portrait phot