10 Mar 2011

Aspects of Contemporary German Photography


Real Space - Conceptual Space

To continue the exhibition series, 'Aspects of Contemporary German Photography', the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen now presents this show (curator: Ute Eskildsen) of German photo art from the 1990s. The title of the exhibition, 'Real Space Conceptual Space', subsumes three different working methods, the common content denominator of which is public space.

Real Space - Conceptual Space, an exhibition of the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen e.V. (ifa)/Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations, opens on March 11, 2011 at the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath and continues till March 27, 2011. We are proud to welcome Heidi Specker, one of the artists featured in the exhibition, to Bangalore. Heidi Specker will give a presentation of her work at the Inauguration on March 11, 6.30 p.m. The Exhibition will be inaugurated by Abhishek Poddar, Founder, Tasveer.

Event: Photo Exhibition: Real Space - Conceptual Space

Date: Inauguration with Talk by Heidi Specker on March 11, 2011, 6.30 p.m.

On Display: March 12 to 27, 2011

Timings: 10.00 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.

Venue: Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath




The following exhibition has ended, but as promised, here's a photograph & a brief about the works.


Charlotte Salomon– Life? Or Theatre?


Event: Exhibition: Charlotte Salomon – Life? Or Theatre?

Date: Feburary 25 to March 9, 2011

Time: 9.30 a.m. - 6.30 p.m.

Venue: Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore



The 1325 gouache was painted between 1940 and 1942. In the despair and loneliness of exile projected Charlotte Salomon their lives in an imaginary inner stage, where she wrote her true story as a lyrical drama.

Of particular interest to students of German is the combination of Charlotte Salomon's personal history in pictures and brief written comments. The original exhibition is at the Jewish Historical Museum Amsterdam. The exhibition at the Goethe-Institut 62 shows gouache and comments.


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