Maren Lübbke-Tidow
seen in September 2017:
Alexander Kluge’s filmic production, Thomas Demand’s photographic work and Anna Viebrock’s stage settings are brought together in a collective exhibition concept.


The show ist really worth to be visited:
„The Boat Is Leaking. The Capitain Lied“
at Fondazione Prada, Venice (until November 26,  2017).


right: installation view
The Boat Is Leaking. The Capitain Lied,
Fondazione Prada, Venice.
Photo: Delfino Sisto Legnani and Marco Cappelletti.


very dark, very true, and very funny also:
don’t miss Adrian Saurs new work “Glossar”
at the “Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie”
Mannheim, Heidelberg and Ludwigshafen,
seen in September 2017.
My text on his work and the Biennale in general
will be published in the quarterly magazine
Camera Austria International (Graz) soon.


Adrian Saur, Glossar 
© Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie.
Foto: Andreas Langfeld, 2017.
right: Heidi Specker, Die Zwei Vögel (Two Birds), 2016.


My text on “Friendship and Togetherness as Artistic Concept” is here to be found in the sections “news” and “texts”. The text was published in August 2017 on the occasion of the anniversary issue of the Croatian art magazine”Zivot umjetnosti” (Zagreb) in their section “Politics of Love”, edited by Sandra Kricic-Roban (order this issue here: Zivot umjetnosti)
This great book came out in July 2017:
Annette Kelm / Hendrik Schwantes (Hg.),
Hans Hansen: Atelier. Graz: Edition Camera Austria 2017.



It suggests to read the commissioned work by the product photographer Hans Hansen as art.


more information:
In July 2017 Stefanie sent a great new work to me, to refresh our discussions of her work:
Stefanie Seufert, figure #1, 2017, from the series


See also my text on her work in: 
Stefanie Seufert, wood survives only in the form of postholes
Don’t miss to see the wonderful Sybille Bergemann exhibition at Reinbeckhallen Berlin (until October 10, 2017).


Sibylle Bergemann, Claude, Clärchens Ballhaus,
Berlin, 2008.
© Estate Sibylle Bergemann/OSTKREUZ,
Courtesy Loock Galerie, Berlin.
seen at documenta 14 in June 2017,
deeply impressed.
Ashley Hans Scheirl, works from the series:
TV Drawings, 1980-81
Neue Galerie, Kassel, documenta 14
Foto: Liz Eve
Found in the archive:
Joachim Brohm, Allen Sekula in classroom, OSU 1984.See also my interview with Joachim on teaching
photography: “Eine Art Blickweitung”, in:
Journal der HBG (Leipzig), #4 (2015), pp. 22–27.
Beautiful boy, beautiful photograph, by:
Dana Lixemberg, DJ, 1993.
From the series Imperial Courts (1993–2015).


Seen at The Photographers’ Gallery,
London, May 2017.
A selection of beautiful book covers,
with photographs by Roger Mayne.


Seen at The Photographers’ Gallery,
London, May 2017.
Found in the archive:
Ulrike Lienbacher, from the series Pin Up
Exercise, 2001. Offset print on handmade paper.
Courtesy: Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna.


See also my text on this series in:
Camera Austria International No. 75 (2001),
and the exhibition at Camera Austria:
Pin Up Übungen 2001 und 10 + 10 Fotografien,
Graz, 2002.