Excerpts from »Der Greif – The most beautiful orphanage in photography«
[…] The trust that I spoke of earlier has to exist both ways. Photographers have to trust the makers of Der Greif that they will create something that makes sense, that is beautiful. At the same time, the makers of Der Greif have to trust photographers all over the world, people they have never met, that they will receive material they can work with. […]
[…] Ultimately, Der Greif explores the promise of photography: photographs can speak to us in all kinds of ways. In particular, photographs are able to express things that their makers might have never thought of. And placed next to each other, photographs can establish a powerful dialogue. […]
These are excerpts from a longer text about Der Greif and the exhibition »A Process« entitled »Der Greif – The most beautiful orphanage in photography«. The whole text will be published in the printed book coming along with the exhibition. More details about the book will be published soon.