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Polixeni Papapetrou | Lost Psyche

Opening: Wednesday 29 October 6-8pm
Exhibition: 29 October to 29 November 2014
Stills Gallery Sydney, Australia

Press release by Stills Gallery:
In Lost Psyche, Polixeni Papapetrou portrays emblematic figures that have come to the end of their tradition, their rationale, their place in the world. These intriguing and charismatic characters—the poet, the tourist, the immigrant, among others—bring to life antique Victorian paper masks. Yet, despite being cast beyond our immediate reality, their costumes harking back to earlier times, their settings to fantastical places, these archetypal figures live on in the cultural imagination. Continue Reading →

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Monat der Fotografie-OFF Berlin 2014 | Festival program (Festivalprogramm)

October 23 – November 30, 2014

The complete Festival program is available here as a PDF-Download. Continue Reading →

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Galerie Franzkowiak | ÜBERGANG. ERINNERUNG

Die Galerie Franzkowiak präsentiert anlässlich des 1. Monats der Fotografie OFF in Berlin die Gruppenausstellung ÜBERGANG. ERINNERUNG.

Eine Zusammenstellung, die sich mit dem Thema des Übergangs beziehungsweise mit dem der Erinnerung beschäftigt. Ein Übergang beinhaltet oft – gerade am Anfang – das Erinnern an das Vorherige. Der örtliche Übergang, der Wechsel von einem Ort zum anderen, insbesondere der von einem bekannten zu einem fremden Ort, intensiviert das Erinnern. Später erinnert man sich anders an die fremden Orte als an die gewohnten, ebenso wie der Wandel persönlicher Umstände sich auf eine ganz eigene Weise ins Bewusstsein gräbt. Continue Reading →

ACMV präsentiert die Ausstellung Bubble & Scrape – als Teil des 1. Monat der Fotografie-OFF BerlinACMV presents the exhibition Bubble & Scrape – as part of the 1st 'Monat der Fotografie-OFF' Berlin© Ed Alcock, from the series „Hobbledehoy“© Jenny Fitz, ‚Aufbruch‘, from the series „The Other Side“© Tom Griggs, from the series „untitled (City of Eternal Spring)"Monat der Fotografie-OFF Berlin - Flyer1Monat der Fotografie-OFF Berlin - Flyer2

ACMV presents “Bubble & Scrape”

Actual Colors May Vary {ACMV} is pleased to present photographic works of Ed Alcock, Jenny Fitz and Tom Griggs in the exhibition „Bubble & Scrape“, opening this November in Berlin!
We are delighted that Ed Alcock and Jenny Fitz will be present for the opening, and that Ed will be signing copies of his book Hobbledehoy.

Bubble & Scrape – Contours of personal utopias

Ed Alcock, Jenny Fitz, Tom Griggs

Opening: Friday, 7 November 2014, 8 pm
Exhibition: November 8 – 20, 2014
Opening hours: daily 5 – 10 pm
Venue: Das Gift / Giftraum, Donaustr. 119, 12043 Berlin / Neukölln (⇢ Google Maps)

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1. Monat der Fotografie-OFF Berlin | 23. Oktober – 30. November 2014

Updates & related articles | Oct 2014:
Monat der Fotografie-OFF Berlin 2014 | Festival program (Festivalprogramm)
ACMV presents “Bubble & Scrape”
Galerie Franzkowiak | ÜBERGANG. ERINNERUNG

Im Herbst 2014 wird auch in Berlin zum ersten Mal ein Monat der Fotografie-Off stattfinden – und Actual Colors May Vary freut sich auf die Teilnahme am Festival! (→ see ACMV presents Bubble & Scrape)

Der Pariser Mois de la Photo-OFF feiert in diesem Jahr bereits seinen 20. Geburtstag!
Zu diesem Anlass schlossen sich Paris Photographique und ParisBerlin> fotogroup zusammen, um beide Programme parallel in Paris und Berlin vom 23. Oktober bis zum 30. November 2014 zu organisieren. Continue Reading →

© Sophie Calle/Adagp, Paris, 2014, Courtesy the Artist & Galerie Perrotin© Alain Bublex - Adagp, Paris, 2014, Courtesy Galerie GP&N Vallois, Paris© Julien Magre© Stéphane Couturier, courtesy galerie polaris© Antoine d’Agata / Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire / Magnum Photos

LE BAL presents: S’IL Y A LIEU JE PARS AVEC VOUS

S’IL Y A LIEU JE PARS AVEC VOUS
(If there is place I leave with you)

SOPHIE CALLE – JULIEN MAGRE – STÉPHANE COUTURIER – ALAIN BUBLEX – ANTOINE D’AGATA

September 11 – October 05, 2014
LE BAL, Paris

« The highway is a loop. From a starting point, you always go back. Sophie Calle, Julien Magre, Stéphane Couturier, Alain Bublex, Antoine d’Agata, here they are, five artists who have hit the road in response to LE BAL’s invitation and with VINCI’s support. Looking for a story, often their own. Anonymous and yet so familiar, the highway became their creative land, their intimate playground. For all of them and for sure, an invitation to find themselves, to get lost… s’il y a lieu. » Continue Reading →

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Galerie Franzkowiak Berlin | Eröffnungsausstellung

Galerie Franzkowiak | Eröffnungsausstellung
Vernissage: 5. September 2014, ab 18:30 Uhr
Konzert der ZENTRALKAPELLE BERLIN um 20 Uhr
Ausstellung: 6. September – 18. Oktober 2014

Die erste Ausstellung der Galerie Franzkowiak in den Räumen der Togostraße 6 in 13351 Berlin zeigt junge und etablierte Positionen aus den Bereichen Malerei, Grafik, Bildhauerei und Fotografie. Continue Reading →

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Simon Rimaz | Unusual View of Unknown Subjects

Unusual View of Unknown Subjects, 2013

This series is a body of work based on press photographs that have been collected in various newspaper archives in the United States. All images that are published in the press are regularly gathered in these archives where they are marked, numbered and indexed by date or key words. The prints are full of peripheral elements that explain their existence and legitimacy.

From amongst all these marks, I have focused on the indications showing how the image was to be cropped for publication. These “stigmata” are proof of the use of the image and of its transformation. They take the shape of visual (sometimes textual) dialogues between the protagonists who have handled it. Parallel stories in themselves, these annotations are also indications of “that-which-has-been”, a notion that is so fundamental in the history of the photographic medium. Continue Reading →

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Aglu Books: Qian Yongning | Status

The people in Qian’s Status inhabit a strange, almost dream-like existence. We catch fleeting glimpses of them as they move through the photograph – their Status unknown. Qian’s dream sequences reveal moments of quietness and reflection of lives lived.

Qian Yongning is a Chinese photographer based in Shanghai. He has exhibited widely across China and work features in collections across Europe, China and USA. Alongside his photography interests, Qian also lectures at Shanghai University. Continue Reading →

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POPCAP ‘14: Outstanding African Photography

The international photography competition POPCAP is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 edition. The award aims to foster interest in and support for contemporary African photography.

This year’s winners – from The Ivory Coast, South Africa, Belgium, The Netherlands and Democratic Republic of the Congo – were chosen by an international panel of judges via an online judging process. The winning artists will have their works presented later this year at seven exhibitions in Europe and Africa.

POPCAP ‘14 The Winners

Joana Choumali | Hââbré, The last Generation, 2013–2014
Ilan Godfrey | Legacy of the Mine, 2011–2013
Léonard Pongo | The Uncanny, 2011–2013
Steketee & Blankevoort | Love Radio, 2014
Patrick Willocq | I am Walé Respect Me, 2013

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