OSTKREUZ exhibition at Photo Espana

[Translate to English:] © Tobias Kruse/OSTKREUZ

OSTKREUZ has already produced its third generation, the year of the agency's foundation some of our photographers were still in primary school. Young OSTKREUZ represents us now with its own exhibition at the international Photography Festival "Photo Espana". Joerg Brueggemann, Sibylle Fendt, Tobias Kruse and Julian Roeder will fly south for the opening and present their favorite projects.
"OSTKREUZ – Cuatro perspectivas de la agencia berlinesa"
Exhibition: 7 June - 20 July 2012

Goethe-Institut in Madrid
C / Zurbaran 21, 28010 Madrid
Mon - Fri 9.00 am - 8.00 pm

Dawin Meckel · Exhibition Berlin

[Translate to English:] © Dawin Meckel/OSTKREUZ

Thursday is "Nachtschicht" - the long night of the open design studios in Berlin. OSTKREUZ photographer Dawin Meckel shows his series „Übercity“ at the new AMBIVALENZ Showroom.
In his pictures Dawin Meckel merges three cities into a mega-metropolis that assembles the characteristics of all global cities. Shanghai, Hydarabad, Sao Paolo und New Delhi become one "Übercity". „Nachtschicht – Lange Nacht der offenen Designstudios“
Opening Showroom Ambivalenz: 7 June 2012, 7.00 pm
Ambivalenz Stargarder Strasse 56a, 10437 Berlin

Linn Schröder · Group Exhibition in Vienna

[Translate to English:] © Linn Schröder/OSTKREUZ

The Vienna Photography Gallery "Westlicht" is getting a sister: "Ostlicht" opens in June in the premises of a former bread factory. The first exhibition is about the time between dusk and dawn: the dreams, the darkness, the going out, the sleep and the loneliness, the crime, the sex and the silence.
Linn Schröder shows images of her series TO THE MOON. "Nacht"
Opening: 4 June, 6.00 pm with music by Peter Kruder
Exhibition: 5 June - 29 September 2012 Ostlicht. Galerie für Fotografie
Absberggasse 27, 1100 Vienna
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 6.00 pm

Sibylle Bergemann · Exhibition in Hofheim

[Translate to English:] 24.05.2012

Black and white photography is much more abstract than color photography and that is what makes it so timeless. Our colorful world is here a simple light and shade, it is reduced to finest gray tones.
The "Stadtmuseum Hofheim" presents an exhibition with black and white photographs by artists of the last hundred years. On one side of the generational spectrum are Marta Hoepffner and Robert Häusser, on the other side Martin Brockhoff and Marcin Nowicki. In between: Arno Fischer and Sibylle Bergemann. „Über Generationen. Bildsprache Schwarzweiss“
Exhibition: 3 June – 16 September 2012 Stadtmuseum Hofheim am Taunus
Burgstraße 11
65719 Hofheim am Taunus
Tue 10.00 am - 13.00 pm Tue - Fri 2. 00 pm - 5. 00 pm, Sat/Sun 11.00 am - 6.00 pm

Dawin Meckel · ADC Preis

The Berlin newspaper Morgenpost ad campaign with photos by Dawin Meckel won a prize from the Art Directors Club. The ADC Price is given every year and is considered one of the most important awards in the advertising industry.

Julian Roeder · Group Exhibition in Bonn

[Translate to English:] © Julian Röder/OSTKREUZ

Pictures covering 50 years of youth culture are shown in the exhibition "Forever Young". From the German Historical Museum in Berlin the show now travels to Bonn. It presents works from the awardees of five decades German "Jugendfotopreis". Amongst them OSTKREUZ photographer Julian Roeder, winner in 2002.

"Für immer jung - 50 Jahre Deutscher Jugendfotopreis"
Exhibition: 16 May - 12 August 2012

LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn
Colmantstr. 14-16, 53115 Bonn
Tue - Fri, Sun 11.00 - 6.00 pm, Sat 1.00 - 6.00 pm

Joerg Brueggemann · Metalheads Special Edition

[Translate to English:] © Jörg Brüggemann/OSTKREUZ

For three years, Joerg Brueggemann photographed metal fans around the globe. "Metalheads: The Global Brotherhood" is now being published in a special edition limited to 20 copies. The edition box includes the book signed by the artist, a print with the "80th Thrash Metal Fan", a Metalheads-Patch and a T-shirt with the Metalheadslogo, probably the smartest M that is curently around.
Metalheads Special Edition on OSTKREUZ-Store
80th Thrash Metal Fan

Linn Schröder at Deichtorhallen

[Translate to English:] © Linn Schröder/OSTKREUZ

Linn Schroeder has been awarded the European Photo Exhibition Award as one out of 12 photographers. The awardees worked on photo essays on European issues, which are shown in May at the Deichtorhallen in Hamburg. Linn Schroeder will present her new series SOMEWHERE HERE. The work will then move to Paris in autumn 2012 (during Paris Photo), followed by Lucca in November 2012 (at Lucca Photo Fest) and finally Oslo in March 2013 (Nobel Peace Center). „European Photo Exhibition Award"
Opening: 2 May 2012, 7.00 pm
Exhibition: 3 May - 3 June 2012
Deichtorhallen Hamburg - Haus der Photographie
Deichtorstraße 1 - 2, 20095 Hamburg
Tue - Sun 11.00 am - 6.00 pm www.deichtorhallen.de

OSTKREUZ at the Darmstadt Days of Photography

[Translate to English:] © Julian Röder/OSTKREUZ

Financial crisis and political upheavals, technological revolutions and increasing complexity of everyday life: everything is changing and there is no end in sight. Of course, this leaves traces in current photography and these are the theme of the 7th Darmstadt Days of Photography.
At the symposium, our office manager Betty Fink talks about the OSTKREUZ principles and how the agency deals with hard times. Julian Roeder gives a talk about his work and shows pictures of his SUMMITS at the main exhibition.

"Picture traces - Restless presents"
Opening: 20 April 2012, 6.00 pm
Exhibition: 20 - 22 April 2012
Eugen-Bracht-Weg 6, 64287 Darmstadt

Symposium: 21 April 2012, 10.00 am - 6.00 pm
Fachbereich Gestaltung der h_da
Olbrichweg 10 | 64287 Darmstadt

Joerg Brueggemann · Artist Talk in Berlin

[Translate to English:] © Joerg Brueggemann/OSTKREUZ

Hunting for the Metalheads of this world Joerg Brueggemann had quite some experiences. He shares anecdotes and stories from the center of the mospit at an artist talk about his exhibition in Berlin.

Artist talk: 1 April, 4.00 pm
Exhibition: 17 March - 21 April 2012
Gestalten Space
Sophie-Gips-Höfe, Sophienstraße 21, 10178 Berlin
Sun - Fri 12.00 - 7.00 pm , Sa 10.00 - 7.00 pm

Joerg Brueggemann · Metalheads in Zeit Magazine

[Translate to English:] © Jörg Brüggemann/OSTKREUZ

Harder, faster louder: the current issue of the German Zeit Magazine features pictures of Joerg Brueggemann's Metalheads series. More pictures are in his recently published book

Sibylle Fendt · Book Launch Party

[Translate to English:] © Sibylle Fendt/OSTKREUZ

Elke and Lothar had been traveling Europe with their caravan all of their lives. When Elke came down with dementia, they set off on a last trip. Sibylle Fendt accompanied them. On 22 March she will present her book "Gärtners' Voyage" in Berlin. The photographers Joerg Glaescher, Sven Jacobsen and Malte Wande will also be present to showcase their new projects. „Heim und Welt - Vier deutsche Dokumentarfotografen und ihre aktuellen Projekte"
Book Launch Party and artist talk: 22 March 2012, 7.00 pm

Kehrer Verlag Showroom Berlin
Immanuelkirchstr. 12, 10405 Berlin

Ute and Werner Mahler · Exhibition in Hamburg

[Translate to English:] © Werner & Ute Mahler/OSTKREUZ

The "Mona Lisas of the Suburbs" go to Hamburg's city center.
For their first collaboration, Werner and Ute Mahler traveled across Europe and portrayed young girls between city and countryside, between child and woman.
"Mona Lisas of the Suburbs"
Opening: 23 March 2012, 6.00 pm
Exhibition: 24 March - 28 April 2012

Robert Morat | Galerie
Kleine Reichenstr. 1, 20457 Hamburg
Tue - Fri 12.00 - 6.00 pm, Sat 12.00 - 4.00 pm

Sibylle Fendt · Gärtners' Voyage as a book

[Translate to English:] © Sibylle Fendt/OSTKREUZ

In the summer of 2008, Sibylle Fendt accompanied a trip through Europe, which represented a journey into unknown terrain in a twofold meaning. The series "Gärtners' Voyage" is now being published as a book by Kehrer Verlag.

Throughhout their common life they had traveled Europe with a caravan. In the summer of 2008 Lothar Gärtner decided to dare a last great journey with his wife Elke. Two years earlier, Elke had come down with Alzheimer's disease.
Sibylle Fendt photographed Lothar and Elke, first in their home before she accompanied the couple on their last trip from Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to St. Petersburg. In restrained yet intimate photographs Sibylle Fendt describes the story of love, drifting apart and coming back together and of disappearance.

Sibylle Bergemann Film · Grimme-Award

[Translate to English:] © Uwe Mann

Well-deserved: The film "My life - The photographer Sibylle Bergemann" was awarded two Grimme-Preise! We congratulate director Sabine Michel and everyone at IT WORKS!

Tobias Kruse · Hansel-Mieth-Prize

[Translate to English:] ©Tobias Kruse/OSTKREUZ

For their feature „Das Vorspiel“ journalist Carolin Pirich and OSTKREUZ photographer Tobias Kruse have been awarded the Hansel-Mieth-Preis 2012. The award is given annually for ambitious text and image reports in German print media.

Sibylle Fendt at the International Biennial of Photography

[Translate to English:] © Sibylle Fendt/OSTKREUZ

The International Biennial of Photography and Visual Arts in Liege is this year devoted to a topic that everyone cares about: love. In the main exhibition "Only you only me" Sibylle Fendt's "Gärtner's Voyage" is shown. "Only you only me"
Opening: 10 March 2012, 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Exhibition: 11 March - 6 May 2012

Musée d'Art moderne et d'Art Contemporain de la Ville de Liège
Boverie 3, Liège, Belgium
Tue - Sat 1.00 pm - 6.00 pm, Sun 11.00 - 4.30 pm

Joerg Brueggemann · Metalheads - book and exhibition

[Translate to English:] Jörg Brüggemann/OSTKREUZ

Heavy Metal fans now exist all over the world, but they are nowhere the same. For three years, Joerg Brueggemann traveled the world and photographed this globalized youth movement: long-haired northern Europeans with fur vests, head banging Egyptian girls in headscarves or Indonesian metalheads at underground concerts.
The Gestalten Verlag publishes the project as a book and shows selected images at its gallery. The books can now be ordered on OSTKREUZ Store.

Opening and book launch: 16 March 2012, 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Exhibition: 17 March - 21 April 2012

Gestalten Space
Sophie-Gips-Hoefe, Sophienstraße 21, 10178 Berlin
Sun - Fri 12.00 - 7.00 pm, Sat 10.00 am - 7.00 pm

Linn Schroeder · Group exhibition in Gera

[Translate to English:] © Linn Schroeder/OSTKREUZ

The Museum for applied arts in Gera shows works by Aenne-Biermann-Preis awardees of the last 20 years. Linn Schroeder was awarded in 2005 and will be present with two photographs.

„Zeitwert. 20 Jahre Aenne-Biermann-Preis für Deutsche Gegenwartsfotografie“
Exhibition: 6 March - 28 May 2012

Museum für Angewandte Kunst Gera
Greizer Straße 37, 07545 Gera
Tue- Sun 11.00 am - 6.00 pm

Harald Hauswald underground

[Translate to English:] Harald Hauswald/OSTKREUZ

Between Hoenow and Alexanderplatz, on the Berlin underground line U5 a new train type is being tested. It has enlarged screens on which pictures by Harald Hauswald are shown hourly until the end of the month. The images give a preview of the paperback edition of Harald's book on Alexanderplatz which will be published this spring at the Jaron Verlag.