[7] Places [7] Precarious Fields


50 international photographers and artists from 19 nations will present artistic positions on the exhibition [7P] - [7] Places [7] Precarious Fields.

On a total exhibition area of 4,000 square metres Urs Stahel, curator of this year's Fotofestival, is showing artistic works by mostly unknown and renowned photographers and artists who confront controversial and difficult topics of social and political relations in today's world. The title [7] Places [7] Precarious Fields describes the seven partial exhibitions in the three cities of the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region where photographs and videos on the subject [7.1] High-Tech, Logistics & Migration, [7.2] Violence and Destruction, [7.3] Urba­nism & Real Estate, [7.4] Money and Greed, [7.5] Knowledge, Order, Power, [7.6] Ego-Fest & Self-Stress, [7.7] Communication and Control will be on display.


[7.1] High-Tech, Logistics & Migration
Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen

Lewis Baltz (US)
Lukas Einsele (DE)
Jim Goldberg (US)
Mishka Henner (GB)
Sharon Lockhart (US)
Allan Sekula (US) & Noël Burch (US, FR)
Henrik Spohler (DE)
Ad van Denderen (NL)
Henk Wildschut (NL)

Jules Spinatsch (CH)

[7.2] Violence and Destruction
Kunstverein Ludwigshafen

Adam Broomberg (ZA) & Oliver Chanarin (GB)
Edmund Clark (GB)
Keren Cytter (IL)
Thomas Hirschhorn (CH)
Boris Mikhailov (UA)
Suzanne Opton (US)
Julika Rudelius (DE)
Juergen Teller (DE)

Jules Spinatsch (CH)

[7.3] Urbanism & Real Estate
ZEPHYR - Raum für Fotografie, Mannheim

Ai Weiwei (CHN)
Taysir Batniji (PS)
Laurence Bonvin (CH)
Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques (FR)
Hiroko Komatsu (JP)
Frank van der Salm (NL)
Nick Waplington (GB)

Jules Spinatsch (CH)

[7.4] Money and Greed
Kunsthalle Mannheim

Gaëlle Boucand (FR)
Polly Braden (GB)
G.R.A.M. (AT)
Glenda León (CU)
Stefanos Tsivopoulos (GR)
Paolo Woods (NL, CA) & Gabriele Galimberti (IT)

Jules Spinatsch (CH)

[7.5] Knowledge, Order, Power
Port25 - Raum für Gegenwartskunst, Mannheim

Ilit Azoulay (IL)
Daniel Blaufuks (PT)
Hans Danuser (CH)
Simone Demandt (DE)
Yann Mingard (CH)
Dayanita Singh (IN)

Jules Spinatsch (CH)

[7.6] Ego-Fest & Self-Stress
Sammlung Prinzhorn, Heidelberg

Melanie Bonajo (NL)
Maya Rochat (CH)
Rico Scagliola (CH) & Michael Meier (CH)

Jules Spinatsch (CH)

[7.7] Communication and Control
Heidelberger Kunstverein

Melanie Gilligan (CA)
Trevor Paglen (US)
Marco Poloni (CH, IT)
The Experimental Visualization Lab (George Legrady (US, CA) & Danny Bazo (US))

Jules Spinatsch (CH)

You will find detailed information about the guest photographers on the festival's website by August www.fotofestival.info!

Photo: Suzanne Opton, Soldier: Williams - 396 Days in Iraq, from the series Soldier, 2004/2005, © the artist

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