The works of ten photographers show the relation between photographer and pictured reality in different ways. In their works photography is not a window that opens the view to an objective reality, but a production in which the photographer plays an integral role.
Subjective photographic exploration of men of own age by means of strong contrasts and gestures is one approach. Other works focus on various locations seen from different distances: the portrait of an apartment building in Berlin, places of waiting, staged situations in spaces undergoing transformation, encounters in places of reading, green ruderal spaces, landscapes in dialogue with people in urban areas in the American West and also the Gleisdreieck area as a subject for various experiments with analogous technology. Similarly, the experience of change is also explored in scenic pictures, with lighting and with scenic projections.
This exhibition grew out of a project course entitled "Situation and Event" that was initiated and led by Klaus W. Eisenlohr, a lecturer at Photocentrum since 2008. Mr. Eisenlohr and nine other photographers are presenting the results of the project at Bikini Berlin. The exhibition is accompanied by a catalog in English and German.