Alec Soth, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2020 © Alec Soth and Magnum Photos courtesy Loock Gallery Berlin
Press conference: 2 September 2022, 11 am @ Arena Berlin
Duration: 2 – 4 September 2022 @ Arena Berlin / until 9 September 2022 at satellite locations
Main Location: Arena Berlin, Eichenstrasse 4, 12435 Berlin
This year’s BERLIN PHOTO WEEK will take place from 2 to 4 September 2022 at Arena Berlin and has attracted renowned Berlin cultural institutions with top-class programs as partners. Visitors can look forward to celebrations of the 75th anniversary of the famous photographer agency Magnum Photos during BERLIN PHOTO WEEK with exhibitions of outstanding masterpieces by iconic photographers from around the world. BERLIN PHOTO WEEK’s cultural partners include Robert Morat Gallery, Helmut Newton Foundation, CHAUSSEE 36, Reinbeckhallen Foundation, Loock Gallery, and GALERIE BUCHKUNST BERLIN.
“What a marvelous opportunity for the photography and cultural scene of the city of Berlin that BERLIN PHOTO WEEK is organizing this important anniversary of Magnum Photos. We are delighted to be part of the BERLIN PHOTO WEEK again. We are presenting two exhibitions with Magnum photographers and are participating in the supporting program.” (Mona Mathé, Director, CHAUSSEE 36).
“We welcome the initiative of BERLIN PHOTO WEEK to connect renowned cultural institutions in Berlin for the 75th anniversary of Magnum Photos. The Reinbeckhallen Foundation will present the exhibition Jetzt: Magnum Photos (Now: Magnum Photos) from 1 September to 27 November 2022. Curated by Candice M. Hamelin, the show provides insight into the agency through contemporary works by more than 15 photographers. Taking up this year’s BERLIN PHOTO WEEK theme, it makes a strong contribution to the festival’s exhibition and supporting program. We are excited to be part of the momentum celebrating the medium of photography and Magnum Photos across Berlin with international appeal.” (Solange Lingnau, Director, Reinbeckhallen Foundation).
“We have planned a showcase of work by Magnum photographer Christopher Anderson from his last two projects. New publications are available for both series. An opening event has been arranged with Christopher Anderson to kick off the BERLIN PHOTO WEEK. The exhibition will run through 15 October.” (Robert Morat, Robert Morat Gallery).
“We are thrilled to present Magnum photographer Alec Soth’s recent work, A Pound of Pictures, as part of BERLIN PHOTO WEEK 2022. Alec Soth, one of the most renowned US photographers of his generation, has been represented by us for two decades.” (Friedrich Loock, Loock Gallery)