Bonus Tracks

Here you can find short clips and interviews with the participating photographers. We will add more interesting bonus tracks bit by bit - so drop by again soon!

Ai Weiwei

Trailer of Never Sorry, a documentation on chinese artist and political activist Ai Weiwei.

In march 2015, the human rights organization Amnesty International awarded Weiwei with the most prestigious award Ambassador of Conscience.

The works of Ai Weiwei are on display in the show [7.3] Urbanism & Real Estate.

Trevor Paglen

How is an aerial photography of the NSA-headquarter in Fort Meade, Maryland to be made? What kind of risks does such a project entail?

In this Video, Trevor Paglen provides interesting insights into his photographic work, as well as into the post-production.

The works of Trevor Paglen are on display in the show [7.7] Communication and Control.

Mishka Henner

Mishka Henner composes his pictures from hundreds of satellite photographs. In his series Feedlots, the british artist shows huge fattening systems in which cows quickly get fattend before they get slaughtered. In the following clip, Henner´s pictures are used in a peculiar way.

"... more beef for your buck!"

The works of Mischka Henner are on display in the show [7.1] High-Tech, Logistiks, Migration.

Video-Documentation // 6th Fotofestivals Mannheim-Ludwigshafen-Heidelberg

Episode 1: Urs Stahel - Curator

In the first part of our video-documentation referring to the exhibition project [7] Places [7] Precarious Fields, we introduce our curator.
Urs Stahel talks about the challenge of equipping 4.000 sq. of exhibition space. In addition, he explains the importance of photo-exhibitions in a time in which photography is omnipresent.

A short biography about Urs Stahel is to be found here.

Rico Scagliola & Michael Meier

A few years ago, Rico Scagliola and Michael Meier began to work with adolescents by photographing them. This video gives an impression of the close cooperation between the Swiss artists.

Works of Rico Scagliola and Michael Meier are on display at the show [7.6] Ego-Fest & Self-Stress.

Jim Goldberg

The US-American artist Jim Goldberg portrays people from war-torn countries. By letting them write and draw on the polaroids, he questions and broardens the term of documentary photography.

In the following video he talks about the necessary sensitivity when communicating with the portrayed persons.

The works of Jim Goldberg are on display in the show [7.1] High-Tech, Logistics & Migration.

Thomas Hirschhorn

The works of Thomas Hirschhorn are on display in the show [7.2] Violence and Destruction.