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!

Graduate exhibition #22

»Tomorrow is Everywhere (Part I)«

Tristan Barkowski, Melanie Bohn, Alexander Klang, Gunnar Krüger, Chiara Pavolucci, Tabea Przybilla, Martin Scholz

We needed change, but change needed years”
Ernst Jandl, “Two”, Dingfest, 1973

In “#22 Morgen ist überall” (Part 1) seven graduating students from Eva Bertram’s class at Neue Schule für Fotografie Berlin present their work. Transcending the genres they use, the students use photography as a personal means of expression to defend their own positions and spaces. Based on interests and experience, the photographers analyse their relationship with themselves and others, gaining insight into personal connections.

Photography is a form of self-defence”
Eva Bertram

In his work “Zwei. Eine Stunde”, Alexander Klang meets strangers in unknown places. In these improvised and unplanned meetings Klang searches for natural expressions, an intimate moment, an unexpected gesture, all in a reduced and graphic environment.

In the series “The Golden Age”, Gunnar Krüger interlaces the deceptive aspects of Las Vegas with the figure of Donald Trump. Documentary images and self-staging are testimony to a multiple seduction: that of the travellers, the observers, and the electorate.

Chiara Pavolucci tells two stories about her relationship with her mother in the staged photographic series “Dust | Rebirth”: one, of their relationship whilst her mother was alive and the other about their relationship after her mother passed away. By means of haunting staging and re-enactment, Pavolucci puts the allocation of roles, patterns, interdependencies and strokes of liberation between mother and daughter into pictures.

In “Was mach ich hier eigentlich?” Martin Scholz outlines a confused arrangement of personality, body, and place. In an anachronistic story told through still life and staged images, the individual and cold material play central roles forgoing any single message, leaving the viewer to extract their own conclusions from the past.

According to Melanie Bohn, “Zwei, ein Kampf” is a homage to her past, where each image is a piece of changeable identity, where self-staging, passion, physicality, motion studies and martial arts compete against gender specific classifications and dependencies.

In the work “Kleinod”, Tabea Przybilla concerns herself with the photographic depiction of her grandmother’s jewellery. In a figurative sense a jewel can be an inconspicuous object whose personal and sentimental value can only be recognised on second glance.

Tristan Barkowski photographs hip-hop artists and fans at concerts and behind the scenes. Both atmospheric and blunt, Barkowski’s images strip away the characteristic self-presentation of the music scene.

The graduate classes present their show in two parts.
»Tomorrow is Everywhere (Part II)«
Dec 2, 2017 — Jan 21, 2018. Opening Reception: Friday, Dec 1, 7 pm

Part I: Oct 21 — Nov 26, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, Oct 20, 7 pm
(Part II: Dec 2, 2017 — Jan 21, 2018. Opening Reception: Friday, Dec 1, 7 pm)

Brunnenstraße 188-190, 10119 Berlin
[Mitte | Mitte]

Opening hours: Thu – Sun 1 – 6 pm

Admission free

Current photography exhibitions/events recommended in…
Berlin | Mitte

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