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

»Souvenirs d’Afrique«

Gerda Schütte

With the advent of digital photography, Gerda Schütte, who has been living in Paris for over 40 years, abandoned the camera – both digital and analogue – as her work tool and has since worked exclusively in the darkroom with only light and light-sensitive paper. She creates an entirely new pictorial world, which has nothing to do with the illustration of objects, but rather with visual and abstract signs and visual experiences. The perfectionist is not interested in a return to the beginnings of photography, but rather in the process-based nature of pictorial invention. Her work stands in the grand tradition of abstract photography and has been presented in important exhibitions, including, most recently, Alchemy – The Great Art in Berlin’s Kulturforum.

The trilingual publication by Kehrer Verlag accompanies the survey exhibition in celebration of the artist’s 75th birthday at Galerie Semjon Contemporary and GALERIE im TEMPELHOF MUSEUM, Berlin.

An introduction into the work of Schütte is provided by an essay by Dr. Ludger Derenthal, Director of the Museum for Photography, Berlin, an interview with the artist by Dr. Matthias Harder, Chief Curator of the Helmut Newton Foundation, Berlin, and a preface by the editor, Semjon H. N. Semjon.
Text: Kehrer Verlag

Sep 7 – Dec 8, 2017
Meet the artist: Sunday, Sep 10, 3 pm
Lecture by Dr. Ludger Derenthal: “Gerda Schütte – Fotogramme” on Thursday, Nov 2, 7 pm

Alt-Mariendorf 43, 12107 Berlin
[Mariendorf | Tempelhof-Schöneberg]

Opening hours: Mon – Thu 10 am – 6 pm, Fri 10 am – 2 pm, Sun 11 am – 3 pm

Admission free

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