Friday, 20 July 2018 12:28

Exhibition in Berlin

Focus on Work in Native Communities in Canada

The exhibition "Ideas of Land and Gainful Employment" is featuring specifically First Nations people in Canada in their work environment. The photographs introduce personalities with their occupations, ranging from traditional craft in Northern Saskatchewan, road construction near Thunder Bay to gold mining in Nunavut. The selected portraits and work series are part of the overall photo documentary WorkSpace Canada. For anybody visiting Berlin this year, the show will be on display until mid-December 2018 at the John-F-Kennedy Institute for North American Studies. Admission is free, opening hours are as follows:

Monday to Friday - from 9 am to 8 pm


John-F-Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
Lansstraße 7-9, 14195 Berlin, Germany

The venue is easily accessible by public transit. Please use subway line number 3 (“Krumme Lanke”), the subway stop is called “Dahlem Dorf”, from there it is only a five minute walk.

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Friday, 01 June 2018 13:52

Ausstellung in Berlin

Ausstellung über First Nations in Kanada

Am John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien wurde am 23. Mai die Ausstellung "Ideas of Land and Gainful Employment" eröffnet. Aus dem Gesamtprojekt WorkSpace Canada habe ich eine Auswahl an Bildern getroffen, die indigene Arbeitsumfelder in Kanada vorstellen und die Menschen mit diesen Berufen im Portrait zeigen. Der Bogen spannt sich von der Innu First Nation in Labrador, über die Ojibway im nördlichen Ontario, bis zu den Woodland Cree in Saskatchewan. Die Ausstellung ist noch bis zum Dezember 2018 zu sehen, bei freiem Eintritt und zu folgenden Öffnungszeiten:

Montag-Freitag, 9:00-20:00 Uhr

Adresse: Bibliothek des John-F.-Kennedy-Instituts für Nordamerikastudien, Lansstraße 7-9, 14195 Berlin

Öffentliche Verkehrsmittel: U-Bahn Linie 3, Station "Dahlem Dorf", von dort 5 Minuten zu Fuß

Für die Unterstützung und Hilfe möchte ich mich besonders bedanken bei Prof. Dr. Harald Wenzel, Regina Wenzel, Carola und Alexander, sowie bei der Leiterin der Bibliothek, Medea Seyder, für die Möglichkeit an diesem schönen Ort ausstellen zu dürfen.

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Thursday, 07 September 2017 14:05

Opening at the Gladstone

Opening on September 5th

I would like to thank everybody who came to see the exhibition since the installation was completed. The opening on September 5th was packed, I could tell from the pictures that I was sent by email. It makes me very happy that the exhibition conveys a sense of what I would like to achieve with the WorkSpace Canada Project. I am very grateful for any comment on the current show and already have to thank a number of people for their substantial feedback. I hope the show will have many more visitors and that I can be there in person for the next exhibition to come about WorkSpace Canada.

Opening Sept 2017 01 webOpening Sept 2017 02 web


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Monday, 21 August 2017 19:55

Late Summer Blog

Face to Face with Canada - A Nation at Work

This is the title of an exhibition about the WorkSpace Canada Project that will be opening soon in Downtown Toronto. Thanks to the kind collaboration with Ryerson University’s School of Image Arts / the Documentary Media Research Centre, it was possible to set up a show which is representing a decade of my documentary production in Canada. All photographs on display are original gelatin silver prints made in my own darkroom facility. Some of them were just recently coming out of the drying press, as there are for instance the first 2016 photographs, depicting people from Nunavut or the Canadian Navy. Due to the spatial conditions it will be a very compact exhibition. Nonetheless the show is taking the viewer on a unique journey throughout the Canadian provinces, offering lots of inside views to a great variety of work lives.

I would particularly like to thank the curator of this exhibition, Don Snyder, who is also my long-time mentor for this project. Without his unbelievable commitment and support the show wouldn’t have been possible.

Face to Face with Canada will be running from Friday, September 1st, 2017 – Sunday, September 24th, 2017.
The opening takes place on Tuesday, September 5th from 6:30-8:30 pm.

Address: 1214 Queen Street West (in the Gladstone Hotel)
Toronto, ON
M6J 1J6

Unfortunately, I won’t be able to attend the opening. Due to budget restrictions I can’t make it to Toronto. I am very sorry for that but I still have to cope with the expenses of the 2016 production.

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The gallery's regular hours of operation are:

Thursday & Friday 1-8pm
Saturday & Sunday 12-7pm

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Saturday, 18 March 2017 09:39

Opening in Berlin

Vielen Dank an alle, die zur Eröffnung von „Märzenbecherduft“ nach Berlin-Adlershof gekommen sind. Ein großes Dankeschön auch an die Kuratorin und Organisatorin der Ausstellung, Dorit Bearach. Die Schau ist noch bis zum 29. April 2017 zu sehen. Werke von 25 Künstlern sind in den großzügigen 5 Räumen der Galerie Alte Schule zu sehen. 2004 hatte ich an diesem Ort meine erste, wichtige Einzelausstellung ("Künstler Köpfe Ateliers").

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Tuesday, 07 March 2017 21:49

Group exhibition in March 2017

Another announcement for anybody being in Berlin in March, regarding the mentioned group exhibition I am participating in. Here is the link to the gallery: For more information you can also enlarge the invitation that is copied below this text. The prints that I am going to show include the first portraits from the 2016 Nunavut material, photographed in Baker Lake. I will give a glimpse of the show and the photographs after the opening.

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