The galleries in Berlin are currently closed to visitors until further notice in order to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. Stay healthy, STAY AT HOME, and enjoy exploring the artworks digitally here on PiB! ps: Also follow PiB on Instagram for the upcoming takeovers by gallerists & artists!
Als Schutz vor der Verbreitung des COVID-19 Virus sind die Berliner Galerien für den Publikumsverkehr geschlossen. Bleibt gesund, BLEIBT ZUHAUSE, und genießt die Ausstellungen ausnahmsweise in digitaler Form hier auf PiB! Ps: Folgt PiB auf Instagram für die kommenden Takeovers von Galerist*innen & Künstler*innen!

Solo Exhibition

»OST/WEST BERLIN«

Nelly Rau-Häring

The photographer Nelly Rau-Häring documented life in East and West Berlin from the mid-1960s to the 2000s like hardly anyone else. In doing so, she followed her two great passions: her enthusiasm for photography and her curiosity about the people of Berlin. Together with her virtuoso eye for expressive detail, this makes her a very special chronicler.

Through the eyes of Nelly Rau-Häring we experience contemporary history: We are involved in the political protests of the late 1960s in West Berlin and observe the official celebrations on 1 and 8 May in East Berlin, we take part in popular amusements such as the horse races in Hoppegarten and Mariendorf. We see how Neuberliners of the first migrant generation appear in the cityscape, we accompany war widows to the cafés at Ku´damm and observe the shop window displays in the GDR of the 1980s, we feverishly watch the fans of Hertha BSC in the football stadium, stand in the queue of GDR citizens* waiting for the welcome money, cross the western part of the city with the S-Bahn and experience how the isolated Berlin changes after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

OST/WEST BERLIN is far more than the image of a city and its people in transition. Beyond the factual, the photographs concentrate on moods and feelings, on the joie de vivre and contradictions of the post-war and pre-war years, which Nelly Rau-Häring perceived in divided and later reunited Berlin. It is not a matter of a historical view, but of the personal that shows itself in the social.

With kind support: Stiftung Berliner Sparkasse.
In cooperation with: Hatje Cantz.

OPENING: Thursday, Nov 7, 2019, 7 pm
Greetings:
Katharina Mouratidi, Artistic Director f³ – freiraum für fotografie
Introduction:
Carsten Otto, Managing Director Stiftung Berliner Sparkasse
Nicola von Velsen, Publishing Director Hatje Cantz
Nelly Rau-Häring will be present.

Framework program

© Nelly Rau-Häring

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019, 7 pm
FOTO TALK: ON THE COUCH
Making books! Nadine Barth, Program Consultant Photography Hatje Cantz, and Annette Hauschild, photographer agency OSTKREUZ, present photo books about Berlin and give insights into the cooperation between photographers and publishers today.
Held in German. Admission: 5/3 €.
Details

f³ – freiraum für fotografie | FOTO JAM

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019, 7 pm
FOTO JAM
In FOTO JAM: OHREN auf HIER KOMMEN BILDER! (Listen up to those Pictures!) we want to learn more about your most beautiful, curious or complicated photos: Our guests have five minutes to inspire the audience.
TOPIC: “Relationships” – whether to family, friends, work, pets, technology or even cooking! We want to hear your stories! All aids are welcome – as long as they are entertaining!
Free entrance.
Would you like to participate and present your photo? Contact: gro.i1590394294erdhc1590394294ohf@m1590394294ajoto1590394294f1590394294
Details

FOTO FÜHRUNG / Guided Tour

Sundays, Dec 1, 2019 & Jan 5, 2020, 11 am
FOTO FÜHRUNG / GUIDED TOUR

Every first Sunday of the month, we warmly invite you to our free exhibition tour FOTO FÜHRUNG at 11 am. We present you the current exhibition, give background information and share our anecdotes with you. You will learn more about the biographies and working methods of the photographers presented and how the exhibition came about. Well-founded first-hand information gives you insights into the curatorial concept and arranges the photographs artistically-historically.
Held in German. Free Admission.
Details

FOTO SOIREE

Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 7 pm
FOTO SOIREE
In conversation with the journalist Margit Miosga, rbb cultural radio, the photographer Nelly Rau-Häring illuminates the backgrounds of her exhibition OST/WEST BERLIN.
Held in German. Free admission.
Details

f³ – freiraum für fotografie

Nov 8, 2019 — Jan 19, 2020
Opening Reception: Thursday, Nov 7, 7 pm
Framework program: please see above

Waldemarstraße 17, 10179 Berlin
[District: Mitte | Borough: Mitte]

Opening hours: Wed – Sun 1 – 7 pm. Special opening for groups upon request.

Admission: 5 € / reduced 3 €. Admission free for some events, see above.

Preceding exhibition at f³ – freiraum für fotografie

Ensuing exhibition

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