For the first time, the European Month of Photography Berlin is offering a portfolio review. It will take place in the Berlinische Galerie at the conclusion of the festival on 24 and 25 November 2012. Continue Reading →
From October 19 – November 25 2012, the European Month of Photography Berlin (Europäischer Monat der Fotografie Berlin / MdF Berlin), the most important German photography festival, will take place for the fifth time.
Once every two years, more than 100 institutions in Berlin – including museums, cultural institutions, private collections, galleries, embassies, state offices, photography schools and project spaces – present exhibitions and events focussing on historical and contemporary photography.
Within the framework of the 5th European Month of Photography Berlin, over 200 events will be presented in addition to the 110 exhibitions.
The spectrum of events ranges from private viewings, tours and talks, to workshops, seminars and readings, to competitions and film screenings.
On Thursday, 18 October at 7:30 pm the festival opening takes place in the Akademie der Künste. Starting at 8:00 pm, it is possible to see the exhibition Cairo. Open City – New Testimonies from an Ongoing Revolution in the Festival Centre on Pariser Platz.
Tip: Have a look at the route suggestions on the MdF website, which combine exhibitions with cultural & culinary strolls through the city – or plan your schedule according to thematic aspects such as Voyeurism, Cultural and National Identities, Urban and Peripheral Spaces, Berlin, Personal Identity and more!
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. Continue Reading →