"Better call it a Photography Documenta" – Ilit Azoulay

[7] Places [7] Precarious Fields exhibits works by 50 artists from 18 countries - international stars of artistic photography and video art as well largely unknown and young positions - who deal with controversial topics of social relations in today's world.

Only 10 days left!

To allow you to make the best use of the remaining days of the Festival's duration, we would like to point out some of the highlights of our supporting programme, our partnership with the Enjoy Jazz music festival, and a special offer for students of all subjects:

Supporting programme highlights


Saturday, 7.11.15, 11.00 a.m., Port25 - Raum für Gegenwartskunst, Mannheim

Saturday, 07.11.2015, 3.30 p.m. - 6.00 p.m., Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen and Kunstverein Ludwigshafen // Starts at Wilhelm-Hack-Museum

Friday, 13.11.15, 4.00 p.m., Kunsthalle Mannheim

Friday, 13.11.2015, 5.30 p.m., Zephyr - Raum für Fotografie, Mannheim

Saturday, 14.11.15, 3.30 p.m. - 6.00 p.m., Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen and Kunstverein Ludwigshafen // Starts at Wilhelm-Hack-Museum


Sunday, 8.11.15, 4.00 p.m., Zephyr - Raum für Fotografie, Mannheim
Dialogue tour with Prof. Michael Braum, Managing Director, IBA Heidelberg GmbH

Saturday, 14.11.15, 3.30 p.m. - 6.00 p.m., Grand Tour - Tour of all exhibitions in Ludwigshafen with Annika Wind (culture journalist)
Wilhelm-Hack-Museum and Kunstverein Ludwigshafen // Starts at Wilhelm-Hack-Museum


Saturday, 7.11.15, 5.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m., Port25 - Raum für Gegenwartskunst, Mannheim

The event will introduce five individual positions who have been selected by photography experts from our Portfolio Review format. Backgrounds and artistic processes will be discussed in a dialogue among artists, photography experts and the public.

The presenting photographers and their topics are:

LAIA ABRIL, Asexualtity and Gender // ANDREAS STALDER, Childhood Memories in the Unconventional Family Context // INGO STURM, Relationship between Nature, City and Mobility // MARVIN HÜTTERMANN, Death and Dying // SABINE LEWANDOWSKI, Trisomy 21.

Culture journalist ANNIKA WIND will moderate the lectures and lead the discussion. The following photography experts will be in attendance: ARIANE BRAUN, deputy Head of Publishing at Kehrer Verlag // SOLVEJ H. OVESEN, Curator of the 4th Fotofestival // MARKUS WECKESSER, The PhotoBookMuseum Cologne and freelance culture journalist specialising in photography

The event is free of charge.

Festival union - Enjoy Jazz and the Fotofestival

Fotofestival Mannheim-Ludwigshafen-Heidelberg and the Enjoy Jazz Festival have even more in common than being hosted by the cities of the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region. Love and enjoyment of culture, in particular, unite not only the two festivals, but also their supporters and patrons. The Fotofestival and Enjoy Jazz have therefore decided to give festival pass holders and supporters of the two festivals the chance to get to know one another better, swap notes and share their common passion. 

Reduced prices at both festivals will therefore apply exclusively for this selected circle, for selected events and during a selected period.

You will find more information in the attached PDF.

Free admission for student of all subjects during the final Festival week

Last but not least, we have some "glad tidings" to announce for students of all subjects, at all universities:

The Fotofestival's aim for 2015 is to be more appealing to young people, to gain their enthusiasm for contemporary photographic art by means of high-quality exhibitions and educational formats.

With this aim in mind, we have decided to grant free admission to all exhibitions of the Fotofestival during the final week of the Festival's duration, from 10 until 15 November, to students from all unis and all subjects on presentation of valid student ID.

Please spread the word!

Picture: Installation view of Rico Scagliola & Michael Meier, Double Extension Beauty Tubes, 2010.
Photo: © Stefan Lehnert / Media Centre of Universitätsklinik Heidelberg

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