Ann-Christine Jansson – Umbrüche 1980-1995
Exhibition 30 November 2018 – 26 Januar 2019
Opening 29 November 2018, 7pm
Adopting an outsider’s perspective, the Berlin based Swedish photographer Ann-Christine Jansson provides aunique account of East German and West German history.
*Photo: The East Germans receive for the first time the West German currency in the night of 1st July 1990, East Berlin Copyright by: ANN-CHRISTINE JANSSON
We are honoured to be winner of the award for art project spaces and initiatives 2018.
On Friday, the 28th of September 2018 the “Award for Art Project Spaces and Initiatives” will be presented by Torsten Wöhlert (Permanent Secretary for Culture). The event is organised by the Network of Independent Berlin Project Spaces and Initiatives on behalf of the Senate Department of Culture and Europe. Coinciding with the Berlin Art Week, 20 prizewinning Berlin project spaces and initiatives will have exhibitions and events in their spaces.
SURVIVE! – Who and what is taking shape here?
Alongside museums, galleries, and other kinds exhibition spaces, art project spaces and initiatives are an important factor in Berlin’s art scene and they have a unique artistic mission. Real estate and capital markets are putting pressure on the scene, so that project space initiators struggle to defend their spaces and survive. Their independence allows for a certain kind of distance from the market pressure of commercial galleries. But herein lies a dilemma: How to survive and retain the power to act?
Text -> Projekträume Berlin
Ein Tag in Berlin – 30 Jahre danach
Exhibition 04 August – 22 September 2017
Danila Tkachenko ∇ Restricted Areas
The series «Restricted Areas» was realized by Danila Tkachenko in 2013-2015. It shows the human impulse towards utopia, the endeavour for perfection through technological progress. For «Restricted Areas», Danila Tkachenko travelled thousands of kilometers in search of places which used to be of great importance for the idea of technological progress in the former Soviet Union. These places have lost their significance, along with the utopian ideology they emerged from and which has become obsolete in the end of the last century. Tkachenko’s photographs bear witness of what remains after the progress has come to a halt.
30 years after Tschernobyl, the biggest nuclear catastrophe in history, FOTOGALERIE Friedrichshain and Danila Tkachenko combine efforts to reconsider their common socialist heritage.
The exhibition at FOTOGALERIE Friedrichshain will present a deeper perspective on «Restricted Areas», complementing it with archival material and additional data, cultural and historical references to the objects in the series.
30 Jahre Fotogalerie Friedrichshain
Exhibition 31 July – 11 September 2015
Conception of the exhibition: Felix Hawran – Leader of the FOTOGALERIE Friedrichshain
In August 2015, FOTOGALERIE Friedrichshain celebrated its 30th anniversary with a retroperspective. Along with various photographers that shaped the gallery throughout the years, founder Ralf Herzig officially returned to the gallery for the first time since 1985.
Photos: Harald Hauswald, Glasgow 2010 | Berlin, Kastanienallee 1988
QUERBEET- zum Sechzigsten
Photographs 1976 – 2014
Exhibition 09 May – 01 August 2014
Chile has awakened
Repression and social resistance – then and now
Dates for the exhibition to be confirmed
(c)Sofia Yanjari. Fotokollektiv AFI Woman, protests in Santiago, Chile, 28.11.2019
(c)José Giribás, protests during International Women’s Day in Santiago, Chile am 08.03.1990.
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