From The Series A Life In Death © Nancy Borowick, 2016

Solo Exhibition & Opening of new exhibition space

»A Life In Death«

Nancy Borowick

Opening: Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 19h (Facebook Event)
Introduction: Katharina Mouratidi, Artistic Director Society for Humanistic Photography
Talk: Nadine Barth, Consulting Editor for Photography Art Books at Hatje Cantz Verlag and Nancy Borowick, Photographer
Exhibition: April 6 – May 31, 2017
Finissage: Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 19-21h (Facebook Event)

Opening hours: Tue-Sun 13-19h
Opening hours on Easter:
Closed on Good Friday, open on all Easter holidays incl. Easter Monday.
Admission 5 € / reduced 3 €
Wheelchair accessible: Yes


As a child, I simply couldn’t imagine life without my parents. I assumed that they would be there for every important milestone in my life, and that they would grow old together. I never thought that I would lose them both by the time I was twenty-nine.” – Nancy Borowick

In her long term reportage A Life In Death Nancy Borowick documents the lives of her parents affected by cancer. Borowick accompanied them over the course of several years with the camera. With great respect, she shows us her parents’ experiences while both undergo cancer treatment – their shifting dynamics and the daily banter of a couple that shares infinitely more than this challenge. Pictures of a family and their everyday life, characterized by love and loss.

Nancy Borowick’s work reflects a situation that many of us have experienced as patients, partners, in the family and among friends. Despite their intimacy, Borowick’s images are never voyeuristic or baring. Rather it is the great peace and strength in them, that raises the questions of how to deal with illness and death in our society.

The series was awarded the World Press Photo Award in the category long-term project in 2016.

The official opening of the new exhibition space f³ – freiraum für fotografie will take place with this solo exhibition on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 19h.

A book accompanying the exhibition has been published by Hatje Cantz Verlag:

Nancy Borowick

The Family Imprint

A Daughter’s Portrait of Love and Loss

ISBN 978-3-7757-4248-1

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