The galleries in Berlin are currently closed to visitors until further notice in order to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. Stay healthy, STAY AT HOME, and enjoy exploring the artworks digitally here on PiB! ps: Also follow PiB on Instagram for the upcoming takeovers by gallerists & artists!
Als Schutz vor der Verbreitung des COVID-19 Virus sind die Berliner Galerien für den Publikumsverkehr geschlossen. Bleibt gesund, BLEIBT ZUHAUSE, und genießt die Ausstellungen ausnahmsweise in digitaler Form hier auf PiB! Ps: Folgt PiB auf Instagram für die kommenden Takeovers von Galerist*innen & Künstler*innen!

Solo Exhibition

»UMBRÜCHE: Photographs 1980-1995«

Ann-Christine Jansson

Curated by Harald Hauswald

For the first time the photo gallery Friedrichshain presents the extensive exhibition »UMBRÜCHE: Photographs 1980-1995« by the Swedish photographer Ann-Christine Jansson. Curated by Harald Hauswald.

Adopting an outsider’s perspective, Ann-Christine Jansson provides a unique account of East German and West German history. In her brilliantly conceived approach, the Berlin-based Swedish photographer conducts a closer inspection of upheavals in Germany’s recent past – taking both the East and West into account.

The pictures in her immersive exhibition capture key events from the 1980s, the fall of the Wall, and the subsequent radical changes in people’s lives. Jansson’s empathetic approach throws light on life in a divided Berlin, detailing the reactions to protests and resistance movements. The people who shaped these historical events are always in focus with their feelings. We can see what’s taking place by the expressions on their faces, be it fear, anger or joy.

The book Turns / Umbrüche: Those Years / Jene Jahre 1980-1995, Photographs by Ann-Christine Jansson, published by Berlin-based seltmann+söhne (ISBN 978-3-946688-48-8) is available during the exhibition. With texts by Dr. Heike Kanter, Pascal Thibaut and Peter Wensierski as well as an interview with the photographer Harald Hauswald and Ann-Christine Jansson conducted by Peter Wensierski.

Framework program

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018, 7 pm
Discussion »Turbulent times – How free is Press Photography?«
Peter Wensierski, Author, Journalist, Der Spiegel
Pascal Thibaut, Journalist RFI, chairman of the Foreign Press Association in Germany, VAP
Dr. Heike Kanter, Image researcher
Harald Hauswald, Photographer and curator of the exhibition

Saturday, Jan 12, 2019, 3 pm
Guided Tour by the artist (held in English & German)

Nov 30, 2018 — Jan 26, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday, Nov 29, 7 pm
Framework program: please see above

Helsingforser Platz 1, 10243 Berlin
[Friedrichshain | Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg]

Opening hours: Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 2 – 6 pm, Thu 10 am – 8 pm

Admission free

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