Essays

    • CORTONA ON THE MOVE 2014

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      In 2014, the international photography festival Cortona On The Move – photography in travel, reaches the fourth edition with its own identity, recognized at European and international level. From July 17th to September 28th 2014, the town of Cortona will open the annual event dedicated to p

    • GIRO ANNEN

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      Seit Mitte der 1970er Jahre fotografiert der in Bern lebende Künstler Giro Annen (*1957 in Chur) den gleichen Wasserfall. Was als Ausdrucksmöglichkeit für ein inneres Befinden begann, ist inzwischen einer stärker dokumentarischen Haltung gewichen. Mitte der 1980er Jahre tritt die Fotografie b

    • GARDEN OF KAVOUS

      Reza Gard

      Every so often, we’ll find ourselves in front of photographs which draw us in with an inexplicable magnetism, stirring something within us for reasons we can’t quite seem to put our finger on. Reza Khatir’s Gardens of Kâvous presents dark and dreamlike photographs of ceremoniously clad fig

    Last Days

    WATER

    WATER
    SCHEUBLEIN + BAK proudly presents the first solo exhibition of Edward Burtynsky in Switzerland who gained fame for his preeminent depictions of industrial landscapes. Born in 1955 in St. Catharines, Ontario (Canada) the artist has continuously challenged himself with epic photographic cycles on the

    TIME IS ON MY SIDE

    TIME IS ON MY SIDE
    HAUSERGALLERY is delighted to announce the solo exhibition “Time Is On My Side” by Silvie Zürcher in its gallery and likes to invite you to the opening on Thursday 26 June 2014 from 18:00 – 21:00. In her exhibition “Time Is On My Side,” Silvie Zürcher presents a series of new

    FACE TO FACE

    FACE TO FACE
    2013 feierte das Projekt „photographers network“, das der freischaffende Künstler Thomas Kellner einst ins Leben gerufen hat, seinen zehnten Geburtstag. Mit dem Ziel, ein Netzwerk unter Kollegen aufzubauen, eine gegenseitige Förderung und Entwicklung sowie einen stets wechselnden Austausch unt

    AGAINST THE GRAIN

    AGAINST THE GRAIN
    L’exposition Against the grain – La photographie à contre-courant, présente la photographie contemporaine telle qu’elle est vécue et écrite par une vingtaine de jeunes artistes de l’arc lémanique et d’ailleurs en compagnie d’un artiste de référence dans le domaine de l’image

    DÜSSELDORF

    DÜSSELDORF
    Candida Höfer, born in 1944 in Eberswalde, Germany, is undeniably one of the leading contemporary international photo artists. She is primarily known for her large-format color photographs of mostly deserted interiors of artistic and cultural relevance. Places of knowledge, places of education, pla

    PHOTOIRELAND

    PHOTOIRELAND
    PhotoIreland Festival is Ireland’s first international festival of Photography and Image Culture, and the only festival dedicated to Photography in Ireland. It celebrates Ireland’s photographic talents – oftentimes only recognised abroad – as well as bringing international practitioners and

    URBAN WALLPAPERS

    URBAN WALLPAPERS
    Répétitions, accumulations, papier peint comme il en est tant aujourd’hui lorsque les « wallpapers » devenus à la mode semblent réitérer, en clin d’œil aux fifties et sixties, une forme de nostalgie et de décoration. En ces temps qui voient tout d’un coup l’art cinétique, si long

    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