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IN TRANSIT – The View of the Other(s)

Posted on Oktober 13, 2012 by Julia Schiller

OPENING: Wednesday, 17.10.2012, 7 pm, Ostkreuz Berlin railway station, Sonntagstrasse/Markgrafendamm, 10245 Berlin
EXHIBITION:
18.10. – 30.11.2012

‘IN TRANSIT – The view of the Other(s)’ takes up the challenge of comprehending photography as a documentary, artistic and political description of the world and presenting it as a participatory project in a public in-transit room at the Ostkreuz Berlin railway station.

Curator Jaana Prüss (Morgengrün Kommunikation) situates ‘the view of the other’ in a discourse on our contemporary societies by drawing images by professional and art photographers into a ‘dialogue of views’ with images by fellow citizens, passers-by and visitors to the European Month of Photography Berlin (EMoP Berlin) who respond to an open call.

The exhibition presents perspectives on current social issues of change and transformation.
In its heterogeneity, it shows points of views on the individual and society, temporary solutions, commons, mobility, migration and flight, and questions the search for shelter and belonging, purpose, work and meaning, and new strategies for ‘surviving’.

Everyone is invited to participate actively and creatively (until 30.10.2012) via intransit (at) morgengruen.de.

Participating artists:
Sascha Bachmann, Dido Baxevanidis, Sebastian Bolesch, Patrik Budenz, Andreas Burger, Kyungwoo Chun, Silvia Edin, Maria Beate Effertz, Claudia Fischer, Cordula Giese, Anne Hebeler, Andy Heller, Ulrike Holsten, Ruth Hommelsheim, Susanne Huth, Werner Huthmacher, Zoltán Jókay, Piotr Komorowski, Karol Krukowski, Holger Kühne, Ulrike Lachmann, Hansgert Lambers, Melanie Lehmann, Bettina Lockemann, Hermann Loew, Johannes Löwe, Ulrike Ludwig, Jens Lüstraeten, Sol Mateo, Max Merz, Joachim Mühleisen, Peter Ojstersek, Christian Reister, Julian Röder, Ursula Rogg, Erik Schiemann, David Schmierer, Anja Schoeller, Sabine Schründer, Jana Seehusen, Maria Sewcz, Dorota Sitnik, Karen Stuke, Susanne Schleyer | Michael J. Stephan, Serkan Taykan, Stephan US, Marc Volk, Maurice Weiss, Insa Winkler, Johanna Wunderlich, Sima Zureikat – as well as further participants responding to the open call;

You can also participate in supporting the project on the crowdfunding platform startnext as a ‘fan’ or even supporter. Starting with 5 Euro you could be one of us to enable this project with workshop for kids, talks and walks and inputs for our future.

Have a look into the growing gallery on Flickr and become part of it!

Learn more about IN TRANSIT:
European Month of Photography Berlin | IN TRANSIT

Visit the IN TRANSIT Blog
Support IN TRANSIT on startnext
View the IN TRANSIT gallery on Flickr

Join the IN TRANSIT group on Facebook
Bookmark the opening event on Facebook


Update (Oct 18):
First impressions from the IN TRANSIT opening / installation at the Ostkreuz railway station can now be found on the project website and on the IN TRANSIT group on Facebook.

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