The Unextinguishable Fire, a documentary on the use of Napalm in the Vietnam War by Harun Farocki.
Between 1935 to 1945 the United States Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information commissioned photographers to document the situation of the agricultural communities of America after the depression and the great drought known as the “Dust Bowl” had thrown many people into poverty. The university of Yale has now made these more than 170.000… Continue reading Photogrammar: 170,000 photographs of America between 1935 and 1945
For the easter holidays, we visited friends in Valencia. Apart from my trusty RX100, this was the first time I took my recently acquired Leica M3 from 1955 out for a spin. Photographing the Easter procession, which started at mid-day and went on till late at night was challenging with the M3: It’s of course fully… Continue reading Ecce Homo
Amazing Exhibition in Bochum, Germany on Russian Avantgarde Photography. Portraits blew me away; series of pictures on a travel from Moscow to Leningrad. Definite must-see.
Started sorting out the pictures from the Frankfurt-Workshop with Jane Evelyn Atwood. “Storytelling with Pictures” is quite a premise – after telling stories about pursuing her Women in Prison-project for more than 10 years, she sent us out on the street to find an tell our own story in less than 4 hours… You… Continue reading Frankfurt, Workshop Jane Evelyn Atwood
Alaska is a magical country. Rarely felt so relaxed when traveling. Everything big, everything gigantic, endless skies, glaciers are like remains from the very first days of the earth. Everything feels old and untouched and new at the same time. Everybody drives a big car. Here, finally, I can understand that you want to… Continue reading Alaska