Exhibitions at FFF Fotografie Forum Frankfurt
RAY Fotografieprojekte Frankfurt/RheinMain
Working together as a curatorial team to highlight the outstanding potential of artistic photography is the principle of the Triennial RAY Fotografieprojekte Frankfurt/RheinMain. The fourth edition of RAY will be dedicated to the theme of IDEOLOGIES, with exhibitions, events and a RAY festival. As one of the five central exhibition venues of RAY 2021, the FOTOGRAFIE FORUM FRANKFURT (FFF) shows works by Akinbode Akinbiyi, Johanna Diehl and Qiana Mestrich. Under the motto "After IDEOLOGIES&… more
The Danish photographer and artist Torben Eskerod (*1960) is internationally known for his various portraits of different existences – such as hypnotists, nuns,healers or even friends between 40 and 50 – and his portrait-like photographs of death masks or wooden model heads. In addition, his professional practice includes intriguing contemplative images of architecture and landscapes, photographs of art and artifacts as well as works made in collaboration with anthropologists, arc… more
It's about dating services, multicultural family life and legacies of German history: Karla Hiraldo Voleau, Tobias Kruse and Mika Sperling, the second year of the recommended fellowship, allow personal insights into their private themes with their artistic projects.
The functions and possibilities of contemporary photography are the focus of the fellowship recommended. What role does photography play in sharing information and emotions? What new forms of expression can the medium offe… more
COLLEZIONE DONATA PIZZI
Five decades of photography, as seen from a female perspective: with RESISTANCE & SENSIBILITY, the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt presents 150 works by 50 Italian women photographers from 1965 until today. Various facets of daily routines, social and contemporary history are on display, mainly with a focus on women’s lives. Hopes and illusions, relationships, struggles and going beyond borders are just some of the aspects addressed.
All works are part of the Collezione Donata Pizzi. The c… more
PHOTOGRAPHIC ART FROM NORWAY
The subtleties of light are on focus in the works of Dag Alveng, A K Dolven and Linn Pedersen, presented in ETHEREAL. PHOTOGRAPHIC ART FROM NORWAY. With photography, video and installation the three Norwegian artists examine the effect of light on perception and desires. The exhibition is the FFF contribution to Norway’s Guest of Honour Programme for the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019.
The light of Norway is legendary. Shimmering, glistening, sky-lit, and always a little more intense than els… more
Michel Campeau has been obsessed with photography for more than 40 years. Throughout his career, the Canadian artist and collector (*1948, Montreal) has explored the medium of photography, examining the subjective and narrative aspects of the work in front of and with the camera. Campeau revolves around photography with great passion and always new questions: How and why do we photograph? How has photography influenced our view of ourselves? What is still relevant and effective about the analogu… more
With her black and white images Graciela Iturbide brings us the shadows of human existence. Traditions and their fragility, belief and religion, community and death are common themes for the artist. Within a five-decade career she has built an œuvre that is fundamental for understanding the development of photography in Mexico and the rest of Latin America. The Fotografie Forum Frankfurt (FFF) honours the artist, who was born in 1942 in Mexico-City, with her first retrospective in German… more
What relevance does photography have today? Is it self-reflective or does it influence our perception and shape our view of the world? Questions like these are the focus of the first fellowship recommended which Olympus initiated in 2017 together with the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt (FFF), the House of Photography /Deichtorhallen Hamburg and Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam. The inquiry of the medium guides us through the works of Lilly Lulay, Thomas Albdorf and Nadja Bournonville: For one year th… more
Photographic Art from Georgia
What inspires today’s photographers in Georgia? Where are the roots? How do the photographic artists reflect upon their own identity? The exhibition "PICTURE LANGUAGES. PHOTOGRAPHIC ART FROM GEORGIA" provides answers and viewpoints presenting twelve important photographic 'voices' of Georgia’s relatively unknown scene. Their works, mainly created since the end of the Soviet Union, show current trends and developments: Documentary images of Georgia’s struggl… more
Fototriennale RAY 2018
The topics are scarred landscapes, animals threatened with extinction and the often dubious practices of industry and politics: As part of the photography triennial RAY 2018 the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt presents contemporary artists who are working on the forefront of environmental awareness. On display are works by Mathieu Asselin (*1973 FR/VZ), Lois Hechenblaikner (*1958 AT), Paula Luttringer (*1955 AR/FR), Pradip Malde (*1957 TZ/US), Gideon Mendel (*1959 ZA/GB), Ami Vitale (*1971 US) as we… more
Fotograf der Avantgarde
Overlooked until recently, now on show in Frankfurt/Main: The Czech artist Jaromír Funke radically pushed the boundaries of photography. For the first time in Germany, the FFF presents the Avant-garde works of this visionary. During the same time, the FFF presents a second exhibition featuring emerging talents from the Czech Republic.
Experiments with light and shadow, reflections and transparencies: Jaromír Funke (1896–1945) counts as one of the most important representati… more
Contemporary tendencies from the Czech Republic
Next to the exhibition of Jaromír Funke the FFF presents the second exhibition "OPAVA SCHOOL. CLOSE-UP" taking place at the same time to feature contemporary tendencies from the Czech Republic. On display are images of the photographers at the renowned Institute of Creative Photography at the Silesian University Opava, Czech Republic. The photographs focus on existential moments: privacy, relationships, inner reflection. The topics of the young generation are highly personal an… more
Moments of a carefree childhood, the respectful gaze into foreign cultures or aspects of the humane during political conflict and war: the diversity of his topics and his insightful image vocabulary have shaped the career of Bruno Barbey (*1941) as one of the most successful photojournalists of our time. With BRUNO BARBEY "PASSAGES" the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt presents the oeuvre of the French photographer. On display are 100 photographs in black-and-white and colour, from the ea… more
More than 150 works from ten international photographers make the era of Rock, Funk, and Punk come alive in the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt. The exhibition also features record covers, photographs documenting fashion statements and publications of the time.
Emotions, escapades, excesses: More than 150 photographs, record covers, and fanzines give witness to the attitude surrounding the historic impact of three musical genres reflected in the exhibition’s title "ROCK.FUNK.PUNK."… more
DONAUREISE. AUF DEN SPUREN VON INGE MORATH
Nine women, eight countries, one river: The Fotografie Forum Frankfurt presents "DANUBE REVISITED. THE INGE MORATH TRUCK PROJECT", a photographic road trip through Europe. At the same time it celebrates the role of women in contemporary documentary photography. This exhibition produced by Fundación Telefónica, shows over 100 works from the international photographers Olivia Arthur (GB), Lurdes R. Basolí (E), Kathryn Cook (USA/CH), Jessica Dimmock (USA), Claudia Gua… more
1001 photographs, a presentation of personal moments: one is visible, one is hidden. Fotografie Forum Frankfurt presents the exhibition SASCHA WEIDNER. WHAT REMAINS. This project is interactive: the visitors are invited to take a photograph, if they write down why they have taken that exact image.
A bright red silk scarf on cobblestone pavement, a rumpled sheet, the flicker of a shadow in the night, a close up of veined skin – with seemingly random snapshots, the Berlin photographer S… more
The exhibition "EMMY‘S WORLD" is the result of an unusual, long-term project: starting in 2009, the Dutch photographer, Hanne van der Woude took part in the lives of the aging artist couple Emmy Eerdmans and Ben Joosten. The young photographer spent an intensive time with both of the creative free spirits that have been married for over 50 years, in their home, a former school in the Dutch region of Betuwe, in the province of Gelderland. She participated in their daily lives a… more
Fotografie Forum Frankfurt presents nine examples of contemporary landscape photography in "WONDERS OF THE WORLD". Each approach is very unique in showing how man deals with the environment and the landscape. The show addresses issues about generating energy resources and processing waste as well as man’s responsibility for the environment and the climate. Through diverse artistic approaches, each of these internationally-renowned photographers demons-trates the impact that man … more
The Fotografie Forum Frankfurt presents central bodies of work by Susan Meiselas, the renowned American photographer. Her first solo exhibition in Germany focuses on the Magnum legend's unique documentary style, making her practice relevant today. The exhibition includes new works developed on site in Frankfurt. Meiselas captures how hardship, violence, and war impacts individuals.
Persecution, displacement, flight, loss of home has for many decades been a focus for the awardwinning Americ… more
Dépaysé explores the intimate connection between the Canadian artist and his work. The exhibition at Fotografie Forum Frankfurt features fifty black and white photographs and an oversized hand-made artist book. This body of work was developed on the margins of the artist’s many photographic projects over a forty-year career.
For Clément, photography has always been closely related to the book, particularly with the idea that an image refers to other images. On the… more
Contemporary Indonesian Photography
The exhibition "Beyond Transisi" introduces influential photographic artists working in Indonesia today. Nine photographers born between 1960 and 1990 present key bodies of work documenting past and present circumstances of their country. They have all witnessed defining moments of transition within Indonesia: the booming expansion of Jakarta and Indonesia as a whole, political authoritarianism and democratic reformation, the digital revolution and the devastating consequences of nat… more
100 Years Of Leica Photography
The exhibition "EYES WIDE OPEN! 100 Years Of Leica Photography" illuminates various aspects of 35mm photography, from journalistic strategies to documentary approaches and artistic positions. Among the artists whose work will be shown are Nobuyoshi Araki, Jane Evelyn Atwood, Bruno Barbey, René Burri, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bruce Davidson, Michel Vanden Eeckhoudt, William Eggleston, Ralph Gibson, F.C. Gundlach, Elisabeth Hase, Fred Herzog, Barbara Klemm, Herbert List, Paula L… more
Fotografie Forum Frankfurt presents a retrospective of the photographer and painter Saul Leiter. The exhibition includes more than 100 works and brings together a marvellous combination of his early black-and-white and colour street photography, fashion images, paintings, and his sketchbooks. Also on view are the works, which he made throughout the last years of his life, on the streets in his neighbourhood in New York’s East Village. Saul Leiter died shortly before his 90th birthday i… more
Contemporary Finnish Photography
As part of the Finnish Guest of Honour programme Frankfurt Book Fair 2014, the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt continues a long-established exhibition series dedicated to international dialogue. From October 4 to November 30, 2014 the exhibition “Potretti” introduces seven contemporary photographic artists from Finland, who investigate subjects via the genre of portraiture in ways surpassing documentary presentation.
The participating artists are Elina Brotherus, Ulla Jokisalo, Harri P&… more
4th Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award
“Spasibo” a photojournalistic essay by Italian photographer Davide Monteleone, is the second exhibition in the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt’s new residence at Braubachstraße 30–32 in Frankfurt am Main.
As the winner of the 4th Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award, Davide Monteleone’s was able to produce the astute photographic documentary on the Chechen culture and identity.
This project has its German premier from August 30, to September 28, 2014 at the … more
The Dutch photographer Viviane Sassen has carved out her own unmistakable style and it is held in high regard. Alongside her autonomous work, however, she has worked many years as a fashion photographer. The Fotografie Forum Frankfurt will premier Viviane Sassen. In and Out of Fashion, a retrospective of her fashion photography from the last 18 years. Living in Kenya when she was a child has influenced her work as well as her studies in fine arts, photography and fashion design. In the Netherlan… more
Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Island
Positionen zeitgenössischer Fotografie aus der Türkei
new photography from India
Highlights aus privaten Frankfurter Fotorgafie-Sammlungen