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Exhibition at the Goethe Institute Los Angeles

The series city lights - Damascus 2011 is on view at the Goethe Institute Los Angeles.

In conjunction there will be an event "Germany and Refugees: Center for Political Beauty" at the Goethe Institute on October 6th, 2016. Please come to the multimedia presentation and discussion! (Event Link is Here.)

Damascus, Syria 2011# 19 (red sun shade)
Damascus, Syria 2011
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Damascus, Syria 2011# 10 (animals)
Damascus, Syria 2011
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Damascus, Syria 2011# 13 (decoration)
Damascus, Syria 2011
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Interview with Limited Runs

"... I also believe that a landscape absorbs the history or the life of the people who live there. Like stories or tales that the landscapes seems to tell you. ..."

My Interview with Limited Runs about the Sleeping Indian Collection! (Link)

TWILIGHT HILLS from the collection Sleeping Indian
27,5 x 49 in / 69 x 124 cm
Archive LightJet Print
START WEST from the collection Sleeping Indian
27,5 x 49 in / 69 x 124 cm
Archive LightJet Print
ARIZONA CACTUS from the collection Sleeping Indian
27,5 x 49 in / 69 x 124 cm
Archive LightJet Print
Link to the Interview is HERE.

Textures

End of March my husband and I went on a road trip to New Mexico. This was my first visit, and the highlight of this trip was definitely the White Sands Monument. I was fascinated by the texture of the sand and how imprints formed the desert landscape. I am still in the process of editing the photographs, but I’ll show some work in progress!

White Sands Monument, New Mexico, 2014
White Sands Monument, New Mexico, 2014
White Sands Monument, New Mexico, 2014

Hometown

Today I thought show a series of my hometown, (well one of my hometowns: Santa Monica, California). I have spend most of my life here and I was lucky to live so close to the ocean. These moments are very unusual and rare I think, especially when you think of California. But I love the moments when the thick fog comes in from the pacific ocean and you see buildings and palm trees slowly disappearing. So I grabbed the camera quickly and walked to Palisades Park next to Ocean Avenue. These are taken with my digital canon camera.

Santa Monica palisades park fog
Santa Monica palisades park fog
Santa Monica Fog
Santa Monica palisades park fog
Santa Monica palisades park fog
Santa Monica Fog

Stadtgottesacker in Halle an der Saale

Stadtgottesacker is a small but very beautiful cemetery in the city Halle. There are many important figures buried here, among others, the family of the composer Händel. While I was studying in Halle I have been there a couple of times to take pictures of this place. I do miss living there because it was a beautiful small town with many old buildings and a lot of history. These images are taken with my 35mm Nikon analog camera with a black and white film.

Stadtgottesacker in Halle (Saale), Germany
Stadtgottesacker in Halle (Saale), Germany
Stadtgottesacker in Halle (Saale), Germany
Stadtgottesacker in Halle (Saale), Germany

Introducing my mini-series

Going through old images it is sometimes surprising finding and seeing things that one hasn’t noticed before. As I was looking through my old images I decided to put together several mini-series. They are neither long term projects nor mere snapshots of one moment. Most of these photographs reveal experiences and impressions of a place and maybe more. Well let’s see what else I can find! My first set of images are of the cemetery Stadtgottesacker in Halle, Germany. They are taken with my 35mm Nikon analog camera. To see the album go to: Flickr

Stadtgottesacker in Halle (Saale), Germany
Stadtgottesacker in Halle (Saale), Germany
Stadtgottesacker in Halle (Saale), Germany
Stadtgottesacker in Halle (Saale), Germany
Stadtgottesacker in Halle (Saale), Germany
Stadtgottesacker in Halle (Saale), Germany
Stadtgottesacker in Halle (Saale), Germany