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    General images 2017

  • img_The curators 2017

    The curators 2017

  • img_Das Kuratorenkollektiv 2017 © Lys Y. Seng

    Das Kuratorenkollektiv 2017 © Lys Y. Seng

  • img_Logo  Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie

    Logo Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie

    Images of the exhibition
    How Your Camera Works
    Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen

  • img_Peter Miller, *Selfportrait with Headlamp*, 2009,  C-Print 60 × 75 cm © Peter Miller / VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2017 / Courtesy Peter Miller and Galerie Crone

    Peter Miller, Selfportrait with Headlamp, 2009, C-Print 60 × 75 cm © Peter Miller / VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2017 / Courtesy Peter Miller and Galerie Crone

  • img_Vesko Gösel, *The Early Years (New Photographic Pleasures)*, 2007–09, Drawing on paper, 30 × 20 cm  © Vesko Gösel / Courtesy Vesko Gösel

    Vesko Gösel, The Early Years (New Photographic Pleasures), 2007–09, Drawing on paper, 30 × 20 cm © Vesko Gösel / Courtesy Vesko Gösel

  • img_Sara Cwynar, *Girl From Contact Sheet 2 (Darkroom Manuals)*, 2013, Chromogenic Print 76,2 × 69,6 cm  © Sara Cwynar / Courtesy Sara Cwynar and COOPER COLE, Toronto, Canada

    Sara Cwynar, Girl From Contact Sheet 2 (Darkroom Manuals), 2013, Chromogenic Print 76,2 × 69,6 cm © Sara Cwynar / Courtesy Sara Cwynar and COOPER COLE, Toronto, Canada

  • img_Adrian Sauer, *22.03.2014 (a)*, 2014, dig. C-Print, 121,2 × 161,6 cm  © Adrian Sauer  / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017 / Courtesy Adrian Sauer and KLEMM'S, Berlin

    Adrian Sauer, 22.03.2014 (a), 2014, dig. C-Print, 121,2 × 161,6 cm © Adrian Sauer / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017 / Courtesy Adrian Sauer and KLEMM'S, Berlin

    Images of the exhibition
    Leaving the Still Image
    Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen

  • img_Barbara Probst, *Exposure #85: N.Y.C., Broome & Crosby Streets, 01.11.11, 12:31 p.m.*, 2011(Detail), Inkjet print, 107 x 79 cm © Barbara Probst and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017, courtesy Barbara Probst and Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin

    Barbara Probst, Exposure #85: N.Y.C., Broome & Crosby Streets, 01.11.11, 12:31 p.m., 2011(Detail), Inkjet print, 107 x 79 cm © Barbara Probst and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017, courtesy Barbara Probst and Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin

  • img_Oscar Muñoz, *Sedimentaciones (Sedimentations)*, 2011, Video installation, 40 min., tables © Oscar Muñoz, courtesy Oscar Muñoz and Mor Charpentier, Paris

    Oscar Muñoz, Sedimentaciones (Sedimentations), 2011, Video installation, 40 min., tables © Oscar Muñoz, courtesy Oscar Muñoz and Mor Charpentier, Paris

  • img_Pétrel I Roumagnac (duo), *d’astérion*, Installationsansicht, 2017 Pièce photo-scénique n°2 Direktdruck auf Holz, Plexiglas und diverse Materialien, 12m³ (fragmentierbar) © Pétrel I Roumagnac (duo)

    Pétrel I Roumagnac (duo), d’astérion, Installationsansicht, 2017 Pièce photo-scénique n°2 Direktdruck auf Holz, Plexiglas und diverse Materialien, 12m³ (fragmentierbar) © Pétrel I Roumagnac (duo)

  • img_Pétrel I Roumagnac (duo), *d’astérion*, Installationsansicht, 2017 Pièce photo-scénique n°2 Direktdruck auf Holz, Plexiglas und diverse Materialien, 12m³ (fragmentierbar) © Pétrel I Roumagnac (duo)

    Pétrel I Roumagnac (duo), d’astérion, Installationsansicht, 2017 Pièce photo-scénique n°2 Direktdruck auf Holz, Plexiglas und diverse Materialien, 12m³ (fragmentierbar) © Pétrel I Roumagnac (duo)

  • img_Pétrel I Roumagnac (duo), *d’astérion*, Installationsansicht, 2017 Pièce photo-scénique n°2 Direktdruck auf Holz, Plexiglas und diverse Materialien, 12m³ (fragmentierbar) © Pétrel I Roumagnac (duo)

    Pétrel I Roumagnac (duo), d’astérion, Installationsansicht, 2017 Pièce photo-scénique n°2 Direktdruck auf Holz, Plexiglas und diverse Materialien, 12m³ (fragmentierbar) © Pétrel I Roumagnac (duo)

  • img_Sebastian Stumpf, *Treppe (Stairs)*, 2017 Video projection, Loop © Sebastian Stumpf, courtesy Sebastian Stumpf and Galerie Thomas Fischer, Berlin

    Sebastian Stumpf, Treppe (Stairs), 2017 Video projection, Loop © Sebastian Stumpf, courtesy Sebastian Stumpf and Galerie Thomas Fischer, Berlin

    Images of the exhibition
    No Image Is an Island
    Port 25 – Raum für Gegenwartskunst, Mannheim

  • img_Marc Lee, *Bundestagswahl – Meinungskampf in den sozialen Medien*, 2017 (Screenshot), Netzwerkbasiertes Live-Fernsehprogramm © Marc Lee

    Marc Lee, Bundestagswahl – Meinungskampf in den sozialen Medien, 2017 (Screenshot), Netzwerkbasiertes Live-Fernsehprogramm © Marc Lee

  • img_Natalie Bookchin, *My Meds, aus Testament*, 2009-17 (Video-Still), Videoprojektion, Ton © Natalie Bookchin

    Natalie Bookchin, My Meds, aus Testament, 2009-17 (Video-Still), Videoprojektion, Ton © Natalie Bookchin

  • img_Amalia Ulman, *Excellences & Perfections (Instagram Update 4th July 2014), (#work, #it, #bitch)* aus *Excellences & Perfections*, 2014, C-Print © Amalia Ulman, Courtesy Arcadia Missa, London

    Amalia Ulman, Excellences & Perfections (Instagram Update 4th July 2014), (#work, #it, #bitch) aus Excellences & Perfections, 2014, C-Print © Amalia Ulman, Courtesy Arcadia Missa, London

  • img_Andrew Norman Wilson, *The Inland Printer – 164*, 2012 aus ScanOps, seit 2012, Injekt-Print auf selbstklebendem Gewebe © Andrew Norman Wilson

    Andrew Norman Wilson, The Inland Printer – 164, 2012 aus ScanOps, seit 2012, Injekt-Print auf selbstklebendem Gewebe © Andrew Norman Wilson

  • img_Eva & Franco Mattes, *Ceiling Cat*, 2016,  Präparierte Katze, Polyrethanharz, Deckenöffnung © Eva & Franco Mattes, Courtesy Carroll/Fletcher, London

    Eva & Franco Mattes, Ceiling Cat, 2016, Präparierte Katze, Polyrethanharz, Deckenöffnung © Eva & Franco Mattes, Courtesy Carroll/Fletcher, London

    Images of the exhibition
    Who Are You? That's You!
    Sammlung Prinzhorn, Heidelberg

  • img_Andrzej Steinbach, *Untitled from: Figur I, Figur II*, 2014/15, Inkjet print, 90 x 60 cm © Andrzej Steinbach, Courtesy Andrzej Steinbach and Galerie Conradi, Hamburg

    Andrzej Steinbach, Untitled from: Figur I, Figur II, 2014/15, Inkjet print, 90 x 60 cm © Andrzej Steinbach, Courtesy Andrzej Steinbach and Galerie Conradi, Hamburg

  • img_Jürgen Klauke, *Das Menschliche Antlitz im Spiegel soziologisch-nervöser Prozesse (The Human Face as Reflected in Sociologically-NervousProcesses)*, 1976/77, 12-part photo tableau, gelatin silver prints, each 60 x 50 cm, totaling 240 x 150 cm © Jürgen Klauke and VG Bild-Kunst 2015, Bonn, courtesy Jürgen Klauke

    Jürgen Klauke, Das Menschliche Antlitz im Spiegel soziologisch-nervöser Prozesse (The Human Face as Reflected in Sociologically-NervousProcesses), 1976/77, 12-part photo tableau, gelatin silver prints, each 60 x 50 cm, totaling 240 x 150 cm © Jürgen Klauke and VG Bild-Kunst 2015, Bonn, courtesy Jürgen Klauke

  • img_Peggy Buth, *Finger it out!*, C-print, 54 x 41 cm © Peggy Buth, courtesy Peggy Buth and KLEMM’S, Berlin

    Peggy Buth, Finger it out!, C-print, 54 x 41 cm © Peggy Buth, courtesy Peggy Buth and KLEMM’S, Berlin

  • img_Zanele Muholi, *Bakhambile*, Parktown, 2016 from *Somnyama Ngonyama (Zulu: Hail of the Black Lions)*, Gelatin silver print, 80 x 60 cm © Zanele Muholi, courtesy Zanele Muholi / Wentrup, Berlin / Stevenson, Cape Town, Johannesburg / Yancey Richardson, New York

    Zanele Muholi, Bakhambile, Parktown, 2016 from Somnyama Ngonyama (Zulu: Hail of the Black Lions), Gelatin silver print, 80 x 60 cm © Zanele Muholi, courtesy Zanele Muholi / Wentrup, Berlin / Stevenson, Cape Town, Johannesburg / Yancey Richardson, New York

    Images of the exhibition
    Global Players
    Kunstverein Ludwigshafen

  • img_Arne Schmitt, *o.T.*, (Wohnhäuser Dessauer Straße, Ludwigshafen 2017) aus der Serie: Der heiße Frieden © Arne Schmitt / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017

    Arne Schmitt, o.T., (Wohnhäuser Dessauer Straße, Ludwigshafen 2017) aus der Serie: Der heiße Frieden © Arne Schmitt / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017

  • img_Hajra Waheed, *Men with Glasses 1/9*, aus *Anouchian Passport Portrait Series*, seit 2008, Xylene Transfer und Bleistift auf Papier, 2 Serien à 9 Zeichnungen, je 39 x 23,9 cm, Courtesy Hajra Waheed

    Hajra Waheed, Men with Glasses 1/9, aus Anouchian Passport Portrait Series, seit 2008, Xylene Transfer und Bleistift auf Papier, 2 Serien à 9 Zeichnungen, je 39 x 23,9 cm, Courtesy Hajra Waheed

  • img_Katia Kameli, *The Prettiest Star*, 2015, Leuchtkasten, 60 x 90 cm, Courtesy Katia Kameli

    Katia Kameli, The Prettiest Star, 2015, Leuchtkasten, 60 x 90 cm, Courtesy Katia Kameli

  • img_Serafettin Keskin, Karneval in Ulm, 1963 © Familie Keskin

    Serafettin Keskin, Karneval in Ulm, 1963 © Familie Keskin

  • img_Simon Gush, *Calvin and Holiday*, 2013 (Videostill), HD-Video, Ton, Courtesy Simon Gush / Stevenson, Cape Town / Johannesburg

    Simon Gush, Calvin and Holiday, 2013 (Videostill), HD-Video, Ton, Courtesy Simon Gush / Stevenson, Cape Town / Johannesburg

  • img_Simon Gush, *Calvin and Holiday*, 2013 (Videostill), HD-Video, Ton, Courtesy Simon Gush / Stevenson, Cape Town / Johannesburg

    Simon Gush, Calvin and Holiday, 2013 (Videostill), HD-Video, Ton, Courtesy Simon Gush / Stevenson, Cape Town / Johannesburg

  • img_Simon Gush, *Calvin and Holiday*, 2013 (Videostill), HD-Video, Ton, Courtesy Simon Gush / Stevenson, Cape Town / Johannesburg

    Simon Gush, Calvin and Holiday, 2013 (Videostill), HD-Video, Ton, Courtesy Simon Gush / Stevenson, Cape Town / Johannesburg

    Images of the exhibition
    Resisting Images
    Heidelberger Kunstverein

  • img_Merle Kröger und Philip Scheffner, *Havarie*, 2016 © pong film GmbH

    Merle Kröger und Philip Scheffner, Havarie, 2016 © pong film GmbH

  • img_LaToya Ruby Frazier, *Jenny Holzer’s Truism*, from *Campaign for Braddock Hospital (Save Our Community Hospital)*, 2011, Portfolio with 12 prints (photolithographs and screenprints), each 43 × 35.5 cm, Courtesy LaToya Ruby Frazier / Michel Rein, Paris/Brussels / KADIST Collection, Paris

    LaToya Ruby Frazier, Jenny Holzer’s Truism, from Campaign for Braddock Hospital (Save Our Community Hospital), 2011, Portfolio with 12 prints (photolithographs and screenprints), each 43 × 35.5 cm, Courtesy LaToya Ruby Frazier / Michel Rein, Paris/Brussels / KADIST Collection, Paris

  • img_Klaus Staeck, *The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (After Albrecht Dürer)*, 2014 Offset print, 80 × 59,4 cm, Courtesy Klaus Staeck

    Klaus Staeck, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (After Albrecht Dürer), 2014 Offset print, 80 × 59,4 cm, Courtesy Klaus Staeck

  • img_Fred Lonidier, *GAF Snapshirts*, 1976, Installation view, Courtesy Fred Lonidier / Essex Street / New York,  Michael Benevento,  Los Angeles / SILBERKUPPE, Berlin

    Fred Lonidier, GAF Snapshirts, 1976, Installation view, Courtesy Fred Lonidier / Essex Street / New York, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles / SILBERKUPPE, Berlin

  • img_Oraib Toukan, *When Things Occur*, 2016, Digital video still, Courtesy Oraib Toukan

    Oraib Toukan, When Things Occur, 2016, Digital video still, Courtesy Oraib Toukan

  • img_Richard Frater, *April*, 2015/17, Installation view, modified Greenpeace Standing up for the Earth calendar, waterjet cut Canon camera body, stainless steel tube, Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L, Courtesy Richard Frater

    Richard Frater, April, 2015/17, Installation view, modified Greenpeace Standing up for the Earth calendar, waterjet cut Canon camera body, stainless steel tube, Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L, Courtesy Richard Frater

  • img_D. H. Saur, *Hope 2008 – 2011*, inkjet print, pencil, permanent marker on paper, 2011, Courtesy the artist, Photo Jens Ziehe

    D. H. Saur, Hope 2008 – 2011, inkjet print, pencil, permanent marker on paper, 2011, Courtesy the artist, Photo Jens Ziehe

    Images of the exhibition
    Other Testimonies
    Zephyr – Raum für Fotografie, Mannheim

  • img_Andreas Langfeld, aus: *Newsroom-Editeure*, seit 2017, *In den Bildedaktionen und Photo Desks von AFP, dpa, Libération, L’OBS, TAZ, (Paris & Berlin)*, Rauminstallation: Fotografien, Drei-Kanal-Video, Videostills

    Andreas Langfeld, aus: Newsroom-Editeure, seit 2017, In den Bildedaktionen und Photo Desks von AFP, dpa, Libération, L’OBS, TAZ, (Paris & Berlin), Rauminstallation: Fotografien, Drei-Kanal-Video, Videostills

  • img_Andreas Langfeld, aus: *Newsroom-Editeure*, seit 2017, Die Bildredaktion der dpa, Berlin, August 2017

    Andreas Langfeld, aus: Newsroom-Editeure, seit 2017, Die Bildredaktion der dpa, Berlin, August 2017

  • img_Arwed Messmer Stammheim # 12, 1977/2016 [Plattenspieler von Gudrun Ensslin] aus: RAF – NO EVIDENCE / KEIN BEWEIS, © Arwed Messmer using a photograph from State Archives of Baden-Württemberg

    Arwed Messmer Stammheim # 12, 1977/2016 [Plattenspieler von Gudrun Ensslin] aus: RAF – NO EVIDENCE / KEIN BEWEIS, © Arwed Messmer using a photograph from State Archives of Baden-Württemberg

  • img_Migrant Image Research Group, Rauminstallation in der Ausstellung *Andere Zeugenschaften*, Zephyr - Raum für Fotografie in den Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Mannheim, 2017

    Migrant Image Research Group, Rauminstallation in der Ausstellung Andere Zeugenschaften, Zephyr - Raum für Fotografie in den Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Mannheim, 2017

  • img_Migrant Image Research Group, Rauminstallation in der Ausstellung *Andere Zeugenschaften*, Zephyr - Raum für Fotografie in den Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Mannheim, 2017

    Migrant Image Research Group, Rauminstallation in der Ausstellung Andere Zeugenschaften, Zephyr - Raum für Fotografie in den Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Mannheim, 2017

    Bildmaterial zu Auftragsarbeiten für die Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie / Projekte im öffentlichen Raum

  • img_Adrian Sauer, *Glossar* © Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, Foto: Andreas Langfeld, 2017

    Adrian Sauer, Glossar © Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, Foto: Andreas Langfeld, 2017

  • img_Adrian Sauer, *Glossar* © Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, Foto: Andreas Langfeld, 2017

    Adrian Sauer, Glossar © Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, Foto: Andreas Langfeld, 2017

  • img_Adrian Sauer, *Glossar* © Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, Foto: Andreas Langfeld, 2017

    Adrian Sauer, Glossar © Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, Foto: Andreas Langfeld, 2017

  • img_Adrian Sauer, *Glossar* © Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, Foto: Andreas Langfeld, 2017

    Adrian Sauer, Glossar © Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, Foto: Andreas Langfeld, 2017

    Images of the exhibition
    Ghost Stories
    Installation at the Mannheim Wasserturm

  • img_Arno Gisinger, *Gespenstergeschichten* © Arno Gisinger

    Arno Gisinger, Gespenstergeschichten © Arno Gisinger

  • img_Arno Gisinger, *Gespenstergeschichten* © Arno Gisinger

    Arno Gisinger, Gespenstergeschichten © Arno Gisinger

  • img_Arno Gisinger, *Gespenstergeschichten* © Arno Gisinger

    Arno Gisinger, Gespenstergeschichten © Arno Gisinger

  • img_Arno Gisinger, *Gespenstergeschichten* © Arno Gisinger

    Arno Gisinger, Gespenstergeschichten © Arno Gisinger

  • img_Arno Gisinger, *Ghost Stories*, installation view © Arno Gisinger

    Arno Gisinger, Ghost Stories, installation view © Arno Gisinger

  • img_Arno Gisinger, *Ghost Stories*, installation view © Arno Gisinger

    Arno Gisinger, Ghost Stories, installation view © Arno Gisinger

  • img_Arno Gisinger, *Ghost Stories*, installation view © Arno Gisinger

    Arno Gisinger, Ghost Stories, installation view © Arno Gisinger

  • img_Arno Gisinger, *Ghost Stories*, installation view © Arno Gisinger

    Arno Gisinger, Ghost Stories, installation view © Arno Gisinger

  • img_Arno Gisinger, *Ghost Stories*, installation view © Arno Gisinger

    Arno Gisinger, Ghost Stories, installation view © Arno Gisinger

  • img_Arno Gisinger, *Gespenstergeschichten*, Archivblatt der Ausstellung Kulturbolschewistische Bilder (1933) auf Reprobank, Farbfotografie 2017 © Arno Gisinger / Kurt Schneyer

    Arno Gisinger, Gespenstergeschichten, Archivblatt der Ausstellung Kulturbolschewistische Bilder (1933) auf Reprobank, Farbfotografie 2017 © Arno Gisinger / Kurt Schneyer

  • img_Arno Gisinger, *Gespenstergeschichten*, historische Ausstellungsräumlichkeiten der Kunsthalle Mannheim während des Umbaus, Edouard Manet, Die Erschiessung des Kaisers Maximilian, Farbfotografie 2017

    Arno Gisinger, Gespenstergeschichten, historische Ausstellungsräumlichkeiten der Kunsthalle Mannheim während des Umbaus, Edouard Manet, Die Erschiessung des Kaisers Maximilian, Farbfotografie 2017

  • img_Arno Gisinger, *Gespenstergeschichten*, Archivblatt der Ausstellung Kulturbolschewistische Bilder (1933), fotografiert in den historischen Ausstellungsräumlichkeiten der Kunsthalle Mannheim während des Umbaus, Farbfotografie 2017 © Arno Gisinger / Kurt Schneyer

    Arno Gisinger, Gespenstergeschichten, Archivblatt der Ausstellung Kulturbolschewistische Bilder (1933), fotografiert in den historischen Ausstellungsräumlichkeiten der Kunsthalle Mannheim während des Umbaus, Farbfotografie 2017 © Arno Gisinger / Kurt Schneyer