“Documentary photography has value, no doubt, but also it holds the danger to establish hegemony about the interpretation of reality. Even knowing about CGI (computer generated imagery) people act as if a photograph would be the same as the optical apperception of the pipe which is pictured, and what is believed to be seen exists or existed and happened indeed.
I put alongside non-referring, abstract and non-representational photography, which cannot and does not want to appear ‘realistic’.
The Days of the opened artist’s workshops in Lower Austria take place on October 21th and 22th. You can see a selection of my photographic works in the Ku(h|nst)stall near Schwarzenau, where I show it together with Iris Lindner.
„Positioning #5780-83”, 2017 (Cyanotype toned, detail)
April & May 2019
In the age of comprehensive programming the question for freedom arises anew posed through playing against programs. Following this idea of Prague-born Vilém Flusser “Unvorhergesehene Information/Nepředvídaná informace” (“Unforeseen information”) shows photography which supposedly was not intended by the photo industry and not considered by their advertising agencies.
Cross-border group exhibition at two places, curated by Subhash and Jiří Tiller