BBC lifts secret of Berlin’s pink pipes

Pink pipes © Robert Herrmann

When I published an explanation about the purpose of Berlin’s pink pipes in the beginning of last year, little did I know this was a question so many people were keen to find out. The post went viral through several blogs, facebook and twitter. Then the BBC decided to do a little reportage on the … Continue reading

May Day 2013

May Day march 2013.

On May 1st this year Frank, Philipp and I joined the Maifest and had a nice time walking the streets of Kreuzberg together. Just as last year once again the folklore event was a great opportunity to do some street photography. Enjoy a selection of pictures I took this year:  

60-second slices of present // Berlin 2012

Berlin, Straße des 17. Juni

Now that 2013 has just started, I’d like to present a selection of last year’s “60-second slices of present”. This sparse, yet compact selection of works is part of the eponymous ongoing series that I started almost three years ago. It has become a pleasure to reflect on the project’s development since. What, out of … Continue reading

Vernissage “Über Grenzen”

Agentur Ostkreuz // Vernissage "Über Grenzen"

Gestern wurde im Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin die Ausstellung “Über Grenzen” eröffnet. Sie zeigt Arbeiten von 17 Fotografen der Agentur Ostkreuz. Die Ausstellung läuft bis zum 30.12.2012. Hier einige Bilder vom Eröffnungsabend.

Im Depot des Deutschen Technikmuseums Berlin

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Das Depot des Technikmuseums in Berlin öffnet in diesem Jahr an allen Septembersonntagen seine Türen. Zu sehen ist eine beeindruckende Sammlung an Oldtimern aus dem öffentlichen Berliner Straßen- und Schienennahverkehr des gesamten 20. Jahrhunderts.

May Day, May Day!

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Formerly known as the germ cell of nonconformism Berlin Kreuzberg has long been gentrified by now. What had once been the riots of May Day have now become an event of mere folklore.

New 60-second slices of present

The beach at the river Spree in front of Berlin Central Station

Some time ago I introduced my idea to a conceptual series I named 60-second slices of present. What had started as an experiment about two years ago has ever since been becoming a long-term photo project. Here comes a selection of last year’s results.

Out for adventure. Finding but the trots.

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This is but a little pictorial tale about a day at Trabrennbahn Mariendorf – one of three Berlin trotting courses. All shots are taken with a Yashica Mat 124G on Fuji NPH400. Click on the first gallery image to start the slideshow.

Monotony – booklet publication

monotony booklet

Regardless of time or place “monotony” exposes a phenomenon hundreds of thousands of people find themselves in the midst of everyday – commuting. Being accomodated in suburbs – often huge monocultural agglomerations of apartment blocks – their residents need to be on their way to the city centre to earn a living each and every … Continue reading

Monotony – reflections on working class’s modus operandi

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About two years ago I created a little set of pictures I then named every day’s drab monotony. These couple of photographs were the result of a simple idea. The plan was to get onto the first train at 4 am that would take me to the huge satellite towns far out in the east … Continue reading

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