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Welcome to the press area of the Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie. You will find our current press events and press releases here, along with print-ready press photos of the exhibition.
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The first edition of the Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie will open in Mannheim on September 8, 2017.
Journalists are kindly invited to take part in a press tour to the seven exhibitions of Farewell Photography on September 7, 2017:

Thursday, September 7, 2017, 09.45 – approx. 18.00 h
Start and Finish: Mannheim Main Station
Tour: Heidelberger Kunstverein, Sammlung Prinzhorn, Mannheimer Wasserturm (Kunsthalle Mannheim), Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, ZEPHYR – Raum für Fotografie in den Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Port25 – Raum für Gegenwartskunst

A detailed programme for the press tour will follow via invitation.
Please register for accreditation for the press tour with an Email to presse@biennalefotografie.de

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Please use the following form in order to get clearance to download images of the Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie. Following input and confirmation of the Ts and Cs you will be e-mailed an acti-vation code for downloading high-resolution image data. The image range comprises general visual material concerning the Biennale and visual material concerning all exhibitions in 2017.

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  1. Every image must be provided with a copyright notice. Unless indicated otherwise,
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  2. All images are available free of charge and exclusively limited in time and purpose for current reporting on the 2017 Biennale in online and print media.

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If possible, please send a cost-free specimen copy of your print publication to:

Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie
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    General images 2017

  • img_The curators 2017

    The curators 2017

  • 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, © Peter Miller

    Peter Miller, Selfportrait (with Headlamp), 2009, © Peter Miller

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

  • img_Pétrel I Roumagnac (duo) Reset/Résidus #3, 2015, © Pétrel I Roumagnac (duo), courtesy die Künstler und Galerie Escougnou-Cetraro

    Pétrel I Roumagnac (duo) Reset/Résidus #3, 2015, © Pétrel I Roumagnac (duo), courtesy die Künstler und Galerie Escougnou-Cetraro

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

  • img_Natalie Bookchin My Meds, 2009/2016, aus: Testament, © Natalie Bookchin

    Natalie Bookchin My Meds, 2009/2016, aus: Testament, © Natalie Bookchin

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

  • img_Andrzej Steinbach Ohne Titel, 2015 aus: Figur I, Figur II, © Andrzej Steinbach, courtesy Andrzej Steinbach und Galerie Conradi

    Andrzej Steinbach Ohne Titel, 2015 aus: Figur I, Figur II, © Andrzej Steinbach, courtesy Andrzej Steinbach und Galerie Conradi

    Images of the exhibition
    Global Players
    Kunstverein Ludwigshafen

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

    Serafettin Keskin Karneval in Ulm, 1963, © Familie Keskin

    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

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

  • 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

    Images of the exhibition
    Ghost Stories
    Installation at the Mannheim Wasserturm

  • 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