Exhibitions at Hamburg Werkstatt Fotografie
"I have to like the people I photograph. I need to feel an attraction, a fascination." — Bertien van Manen
Buried deep in Bertien van Manen's images is an intimacy between photographer and subject. The viewer trespasses on the private moments in the frame, catching a glare over breakfast, unheard words between friends, both party to the action and intruding on it.
Between 1991 and 2009 van Manen travelled across Asia and Eastern Europe with a small, analogue camera, lear… more
Maybe you can’t really go back home.
But this is where I’m from.
These images pay homage,
to the people and landscapes that are my origins.
I’ve returned to something my body and emotions recognize.
"From Back Home" and "Sketch of Paris" are two bodies of work that firmly represent the duality of place for Swedish photographer, JH Engström (b.1969), who has, from an early age lived in Paris and the countryside o… more
Procession is a meandering process that follows an invisible subject along the trajectory of the ancient road called Iera Odos, stretching 18km from Athens to Elifsina. Procession is a search for meaning by physical effort, with the foot bearing the weight and firmly on the ground, treading across the periphery of a varied urban terrain tangled up with fragments of nature. This is not a tale of two cities but rather the space in-between. An equivalence of opposing elements.
Michael Grieve is … more