4th Fotofestival Mannheim_Ludwigshafen_Heidelberg
The Eye is a Lonely Hunter
The 4th edition of the Fotofestival Mannheim_Ludwigshafen_Heidelberg bears the title "The Eye is a Lonely Hunter – Images of Humankind." The festival takes as its point of departure a humanist perspective in the tradition of documentary photography. It will showcase a variety of practices that are situated at the intersection between documentary and artistic photography, practices that are characterised by a strong sense of visuality but also a keen sense of sociopolitical awarenes.
Andreas Broeckmann, Stefan Riekeles, Thomas Munz (Hg.)
The publication TRUST explores our intuitive confidence in machines and media. Our relationship to technology and technological media is often plagued by doubts and suspicions.
In her black-and-white portrait photographs Birgitta Thaysen captures her sitters in moments of inward-turning reverie. The photographer finds her models, of all ages and walks of life, in London and Düsseldorf. Her portraits are united by the use of the same attribute...
North Philadelphia is a photographic portrait of a neighborhood in prolonged crisis. The book presents a compelling glimpse into an urban area that hovers between decay and possibility, and is emblematic of many such regions across the United States.
1610–1690 – Alltag und Vergnügen in Flandern
David Teniers the Younger, one of the leading masters of the Golden Age in Flanders, was already venerated by his contemporaries. His pleasurable depictions of rural life made him one of the most influential genre painters of the 17th century.