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

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

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.

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

The fancy pipes of Berlin. Unveiling a mystery.

straight on atop heads

Some say Berlin is young, hip and artsy. I say it’s funny because it’s got pink pipes. Funky rumors have been spreading just as the pipes themselves do all over the city. What are they? Tube mail, heat pipes or some giant artwork? Why does one often see them running along streets, sneaking around corners, … Continue reading

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