Manikins, seen in Munich
Ich habe in einem verlassenen Hotel in der ehemaligen DDR einen Berg Zeitungen aus der Zeit von 1985 bis 1990 gefunden. Die Artikel darin öffnen die Augen und vermitteln, warum heute in Ost-Deutschland der Zulauf zu rechten Gruppen, wie z.B. der AfD so stark ist: In vielen der damaligen Artikeln in den Zeitungen wurde der Mensch direkt angesprochen, gelobt und erhoben. Das Themenspektrum war schmal und die Erklärungen waren einfach gehalten. Heute dagegen sind die Menschen in der ehemaligen DDR der kalten, bösen Welt mit all seinen komplizierten Vorgängen ausgesetzt. Keiner hält mehr schützend die Hand über sie und führt sie nicht mehr durch das Leben. Ich glaube, dass viele …
Some days ago, I read an article in SPIGEL ONLINE about a little village on the island Sardena /Italy called ORGOSOLO. It is about the mafia and the local culture there. I have visited the place some years ago w/o knowing the mafia-background. What I found there were the outstanding graffiti – I’d better call the ‘murales’ as the mexiacans name their monumental wall-paitnings. Here a (bit strange formated) set of photos, I took on that topic
There are new SELFIES (ego shoots) – more on the ME! – EGO-SHOOTER page: The pink-T-Shirt II more B/W The green-T-Shirt
On our Abandoned Places Tour ’16 we have visited a holy place … Have a look to it. set 1 (colour) set 2 (BW)
I’ve started to work on a page about Munich: A mix with infos, history, videos and links about my home-town. Take a special attention to the chapter my view photos I took in different contexts. So far, the page is just the beginning with: | History | Quarters | Museum | Videos | Photos | my view | References | Enjoy… München / Munich / Monaco
We did another great trip to various abandoned locations in the north of Bavaria and Thuringia / Germany. ABANDONED Places Tour ’16 So far, the page is under construction, as I have ~1000 photos to digest. So come back and check out the updates. If you want to enjoy other photos from exciding abandoned locations, have a look into the page URBEX exploring
We have visited Norway during our easter vacation period and experienced a wide spread of different landscape, weather and activities. Here the photographic review of this outstanding trip in two sets: Water & Sky We had a small cottage on a little pier of a farm in the Arnafjord which is a side arm of the Sognefjord. Some of the photos have been take from our balkony, others during trips arouns that area. Land & Snow Even when the country is in a kind of hibernation during this time of the year still, there are many little interesting spots to observe. Impressive is the snowy landscape even already on 800m …
WINDOWS to the WORLD ….is now installed and the opening will rise this afternoon 3:30pm Finland time in Joensuu at Kauppahalli. See here our instruction videos with first experiences:
There is a exciting project beeing prepared right now an launched by 2016 March, 1st at 3:30pm Finland time and Kauppahalli in Joensuu/ Finland: Photos: WINDOWS TO THE WOLRD Project: WttW at Kauppahalli It’s an Photo, + Music- Arts – Embedded Electronics – Learning- Gaming Project in cooperation between: Ubium (Project owener, Joensuu/ Finland) Sie-expressions (Graphic Design, Munich/ Germany) DINGS (Electronics, Munich/ Germany) D40OOM (Photos, Munich / Germany) Cassisb (Music, New York/ USA) City of Joensuu / Finland Fear4Electronics Kuvanmaailma Joenkilpituote
There is a very special quarter in the north-east of Munich, just behind the Olympia-Park: BORSTEI. We took some photos
DAY 11: Kungsleden A tour to the starting point Kvikkjokk. From there is a short access to the Kungsleden path up on the plateau. Arriving there an spectacular view over the wide landscape to the eat can be enjoyed. More from this tour on the page: SWEDEN – FINLAND – tour ’12
In 2006, I was traveling to Italies island Elba. Is was nice but really busy, sothat we have spend some of the allocated time for a quick trip through the area of Toscany. Here some of the scans from the transparencies. I also made a big update on my WORLTRAVELER page. Have a look.
This post is an addendum to the Abandoned Places Tour ’14, specifically the abandoned destillery in the north of Bavaria. In the explored destillery, I have found some old posters and photos which I’ve found today in my shelf. I took photos from them. Find here the Rotten Posters.
As you might know, our photo-arts goup LE4EL observes and documents processes at placed from four different angles. Here is comming up now a opportunity: KULTF4BRIK in Munich – This multi-dimensional with location discotheques, bars, startups, studios, workshops, etc will be demolished in the next years to build – as usual in Munich – offices and exclusive appartements. We’re taking the chance to show in our project the exciding location as it is still present and furthermore observe the destruction. Here a first impression:
We have been in Amsterdam / Holland. You can find there the typical channels, houses, bicycles,… My photos are showing the city from a different point of view. Have a look to the two series: Strange Togetherness
In the Foto Museum of Amsterdam, I have explored Paul Bogaers, how creates a special symbiosis between photos and objects. I guess he works with the photo transfer techniques. I’ll try soon and for that I have already the starter book “Bildtransfer – Materialien, Techniken und Projekte” on my desk. Let’s see….
Starting my blog post series about artists I have expored. I’ll post various artists who drawed my special attention in museums, internet or where ever I’ve found them. Today I want to present Chen ShaoXiong. I’ve found him in the small and hidden gallery Nieuw Dakota on Amsterdams NDSM warf His unique works are his ‘ink media’:
Theodor Kittelsen, a norwegian painter who has created mystic and magic paints inspired by the wild nature and the sagas of the north. I have found him in a great exhibition in Helsinki’s Ateneum
I have visited the amazing museum MICROPIA in Amsterdam / Holland. Highly innovative place. Worlds first museum about microbes. You can observe them alive doing their job…. This one here is the one which makes the Silicon for our electronics industries: