The Greatest Show on Earth

The golden age of the circus was during the 19th century. Barnum & Bailey was a gigantic company that traveled across the United States in trains nearly two kilometers long. In 1919 the company merged with the Ringling Brothers to form the largest circus in the world. Attendance began to…
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Samuel Fosso. An African Odyssey

The civil war interrupted the idyllic childhood of Samuel Fosso (Nigeria, 1962) when he was five years old. So began his Odyssey. He lost his parents and became a refugee, a migrant; and today one of the greatest artists of his generation. He started making stylised self-portraits to finish off…
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Great World Final

Hicham Benohoud, Miguel Calderón, Ana Hell, Jason Fulford, Robert Zhao Renhui, Prue Stent & Honey Long. A game is a voluntary act of rebellion against laws of nature and of customs. It is about creatively taking control of all the impositions that we are required to live by in this…
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Players. Magnum photographers come out to play

Guy Le Querrec, Jim Goldberg, Harry Gruyaert, Joseph Koudelka, Elliott Erwitt, Thomas Dworzak, René Burri, Abbas, Martine Frank, Carolyne Drake, David Allan Harvey, Carl de Keyzer, Inge Morath, Bruno Barbey and Martin Parr, who is also curator of the exhibition together with Cristina de Middel. Magnum Photos celebrated in 2017…
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Begin at the beginning, and go on till you come to the end: then stop.

Anne Geene, Isabelle Wenzel, Jan van der Til, Lana Mesic, Ruth van Beek, Uta Eisenreich, Augustin Rebetez, Ester Vonplon, Magdalena Baranya, Rachele Maistrello, Stéphane Winter, Roman Signer, and Shirana Shahbazi feat. Veli & Amos. Drawing from a phrase in Alice in Wonderland, this exhibition explores players and playfulness in contemporary photography. The curator Hester Keijser has chosen twelve artists because of the…
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Publishing Laboratory ‘The Heterodox Sublime’

This project, chaired by Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin and developed by the independent publishers Verónica Fieiras and Gonzalo Golpe, seeks to generate a space for collective reflection and action revolving around the publishing process in the context of photography. Bego Antón, Lourdes Basoli, José Luis Cuevas, Vincent Delbrouk, David…
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Circle of Rebels

Karlheinz Weinberger (Zurich 1921) began taking photos as an adolescent, when he signed up to the photography club Bund der Naturfreunde. In the ’40s he joined the famous underground gay club ‘Der Kreis’ and started publishing his photographs under the pseudonym ‘Jim’. Towards the end of the ’50s he came…
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Corpus

Corpus, Antoine d’Agata’s installation comprising texts and images, reassesses the journey of a man who incessantly writes the same script of a life of excess in which he is determined to feature as the protagonist of his own images, attempting to think, feel and act in accordance with his own words.…
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Ce fut un homme sans moralité – He was a man without morality

Pierre Molinier’s work unveils a universe charged with sexuality. A painter by trade and stemming from a working-class family, Molinier lived a life of transgression which he turned into the object of his artistic expression. His dissatisfaction towards his body and the fragmentation of his personality also featured prominently in…
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Loaded Shine

This series of 20 black and white photographs, produced between 2008 and 2013 in New York, Lisbon, Paris and Berlin, as well as in the countryside in France and Portugal, partakes in Nozolino’s usual dark-symbolist syntax. Vertical images that yet again confront us with his perpetual preoccupation for the state…
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Anders Petersen. Café Lehmitz

Anders Petersen is one of the most celebrated photographers in the world, renowned for his sincere, personal and direct approach to the subjects and situations he depicts. In 1967 he discovered in Hamburg a bar called Café Lehmitz, which would become the subject of his first signature book. A meeting…
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Dance Floors (Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico)

Over the past decade Teresa Margolles has focused her practice on Ciudad Juárez (Mexico), a city sadly notorious for being the main stage of a bloody drug war between competing cartels, and for the hundreds of women who have been murdered or gone missing there. This series depicts transgender sex…
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