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© Inga Alice Lauenroth

Group Exhibition


Anna Eckold, Constantin Köster, Charlotte Krauss, Alexandre Kurek, Inga Alice Lauenroth, Marielle Viola Morawitz, Jana Ritchie, Sarah Straßmann, Katrin Streicher, Kathrin Tschirner, Franca Wohlt

Opening: Friday, September 30, 2016, 19h (Facebook Event)
Exhibition: October 1 – 30, 2016
+ Framework programme: see below
Opening hours: Sat & Sun 15-18h
Free admission
Wheelchair accessible: Yes


Formations combines art photography and curatorial ideas; it investigates and inquires into the boundaries of what it means to put on an exhibition in the digital age. Within a ‘changing exhibition’ format, the pictures engage in a dialogue of unexpected commonalities and differences.

The exhibition begins with a curated show of works from current work groups by members of aff Galerie. Over the course of the show, visitors are invited to become curators themselves. The images are hung in such a way that they can be moved around; each new hanging is then documented online.

Beyond this participatory effect, the exhibition also poses some basic questions, for instance: what commonalities and variations can be discovered, whether they’re of a formal, thematic or some other kind? In terms of evaluating images, what function does comparison perform? Who determines the conditions for which things are placed in relation to one another and in what way? This is an exhibition that creates new spaces for association – of both the physical and conceptual kind. 

Framework programme

Performative curator’s hangings with
Lena Fließbach (Sunday, October 9)
Claudia Seidel (Sunday, October 16)
Bildredaktionsklasse Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie Berlin (Sunday, Oct 23)
each 15-18h

Finissage & Talk ‚On curating contemporary Photography’
with Lena Fließbach, Claudia Seidel, Thibaut de Ruyter
Sunday, October 30, 2016, 19-20:30h

Part of the EMOP Berlin 2016 – European Month of Photography Berlin 2016. Discover more Festival highlights on PiB under the tag #EMOP Berlin 2016!

Teil des EMOP Berlin 2016 – Europäischer Monat der Fotografie Berlin 2016. Entdecke weitere Festival-Highlights auf FiB unter dem Tag #EMOP Berlin 2016!

Event Details

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