Blue Container on the New Silk Road

From June 2nd to 10th 2018, ‘Blue Container on the New Silk Road: Duisburg 2018’, the launch event of the Blue Container Project, will take place at RheinPark Duisburg, where I show new pictures of my series Averted Portraits from China. The opening ceremony will be attended by political VIPs, cultural figures, economic representatives and other special guests from the participating countries. Around the globe, culture is moving away from local traditions, towards universality and homogeneity. The downside of instant messages, shorter travel times and broader perspectives is a loss of diversity. Is there a way to preserve cultural uniqueness, while also achieving freer communication and grea

Exhibition Openings in June

June will be a busy month: I am very happy to show my new series of Ancient Chinese Costumes at the Contemporary Art Pavilion of the Blue Container on The New Silk Road Show in Duisburg, at the Tianshui Photo Biennale, and at the 2nd Shenzhen International Photographic Exhibition. After all this I will continue traveling to Shanghai and after this to the Photo Festival Bangkok.

What is German?

Some photographs of my series Deutsche Tracht are still on show at the living gallery aptm in Berlin Wedding. The installation runs through late July 2018.

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