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Franziska Stünkel – »COEXIST Part 5 America«

The fifth edition of the long-term »COEXIST« project led the renowned photographer and film director Franziska Stünkel to North America where she explored human co-existences in American cities on the East and West Coast. The result was not only extraordinary new photographs but also an accompanying catalogue published by Kehrer Verlag that offers comprehensive insights into the vast pictorial ensemble of the COEXIST series and combines the question concerning co-existences in our society with interesting essays from the fields of science and culture. In the COEXIST series that has been growing steadily over the past ten years, Franziska Stünkel photographs scenes from everyday life on reflecting surfaces that interfere into seemingly infinite levels. The exciting superimpositions she captures with her camera can be discovered in the start-of-the-year exhibition in Robert Drees’s Gallery Loft until mid March.

Book signing:
Saturday, January 25, 2020, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. with Franziska Stünkel
The catalogue will be on sale at a discounted price.

Works of Morio Nishimura from the collection of the »Dr. Christiane Hackerodt Kunst- und Kulturstiftung«
Introduced by Prof. Wilfried Köpke

Parallel to main exhibition »COEXIST« with photographs by Franziska Stünkel, our OUT-LOOK space will host selected works by the Japanese artist Morio Nishimura, a master student of Günther Uecker, from the collection of the »Dr. Christiane Hackerodt Kunst- und Kulturstiftung«. The foundation of the Hannover entrepreneur was incorporated in 2013 with a thematic emphasis on meditation and contemplation in contemporary art. It promotes young and established artists who occupy themselves with new paths of artistic reality.

Opening:
Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7 p.m.

Opening remarks:
Ulrich Rüter, photo- and art historian, Hamburg

Duration of the exhibition:
January 25 – March 14, 2020

Opening hours:
Wednesday – Friday 10 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Or by appointment