Les Nouveaux Encyclopédistes
Artists: Juan del Junco, Andrea Ferrari, Mishka Henner, Félix Heyes e Benjamin West, Glenda León, Iraida Lombardía, Daniel Mayrit, Roberto Pellegrinuzzi, Gregoire Pujade-Lauraine, Luciano Rigolini, Joachim Schmid, Tom Stayte, Batia Suter, Useful Photography (Hans Aarsman, Claudie de Cleen, Julian Germain, Erik Kessels, Hans van der Meer, Frank Schallmaier)
Curated by Joan Fontcuberta
Chiostri di San Pietro
Exhibition: May 5 to July 9, 2017
On Saturday, May 6 I’ll discuss my work in conversation with Joan Fontcuberta (4 pm at Teatro della Cavallerizza).
A Photo Book Love Affair with Clara Bahlsen, Joachim Bartsch, Nadja Bournonville, April Gertler, Hannah Goldstein, Fred Hüning, Richard Rocholl, Joachim Schmid
Exhibition: 8 – 30 April 2017
Opening: Friday, 7 April at 7 pm
I’ll present and discuss my project Other People’s Photographs on Sunday, April 9th at 2 pm.
Artists: Kasper Andreasen, Jan Op de Beeck, Koenraad Dedobbeleer, Peter Downsbrough, Vincent Geyskens, Henri Jacobs, Jan Kempenaers, Anne-Mie van Kerckhoven (Club Moral), Kris Kimpe, Stephanie Kiwitt, Aglaia Konrad, Alon Levin, Sara MacKillop, Gregorio Magnani, Mark Manders, Marc Nagtzaam, Willem Oorebeek, Frans Oosterhof, Ria Pacquée, Simon Popper, Guy Rombouts, Joachim Schmid, Elisabeth Tonnard, Mitja Tušek.
Curated by Kasper Andreasen
Exhibition: 25 March – 4 June 2017
Opening: March 24th at 8 PM
Evidences du réel. La photographie face à ses lacunes
Artist: Martina Bacigalupo, Eric Baudelaire, Rebecca Bowring, Aliki Braine, F&D Cartier, Cai Dongdong, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Mishka Henner, Laurent Kropf, Bill McDowell, Simon Rimaz, Simon Roberts, Miguel Rothschild, Joachim Schmid, Corinne Vionnet
Curator: Pauline Martin
Musée d’art de Pully
Exhibition: 16 February – 30 April 2017
Opening: 15 February, 6 pm
I just released a new publication that I made in response to recent events. As its title says, the booklet reveals two hundred little known alternative facts. Count them. They are painstakingly researched and they are true. The full truth about Mr T, all you need to know in this time of fake news and demagogy. This is a great brochure. It’s true. It’s one of the best brochures ever. It’s offered at the fantastic price of just € 3 per copy. And things get better: There is a special unlimited quantity discount – just € 25 for a bundle of 10 copies. Get them for your friends. This very special brochure will only be available as long as Mr T is in office. The day he resigns or gets impeached or assassinated or is replaced by another president, the remaining stock will be sent to hell. Until then a free copy of this great brochure will be included in every book order. And that is a fact. Now available in my shop.
The Bilderbuch project draws on an extensive archive of photographs taken from newspapers, magazines, books etc. that I have been gathering over more than 40 years. A selection from this ongoing collection of printed matter, removed from the original context and presented without any comment, was first published in book form in 2012. Bilderbuch 2.0 is an expanded remix of the book’s first edition. The book is now available in my shop.
In late autumn 1974, Werner Herzog walked from Munich to Paris. In the logbook of his journey he mentioned the village I grew up in and that I had left a few months before he passed through it. His three words in Vom Gehen im Eis / Of Walking in Ice are possibly the only literary mention of the village. Forty-two years later I repeated one leg of Werner Herzog’s walk. The little book I made about the walk is now available in my shop.