Studio Aleppo [Europe] is expanding again. In October the pop-up photo studio will be set up in Berlin, organized together with GfHF. Not one, but four photographers are portraiting new and old residents living in the metropole. Coincidentally, this will the forth edition of Studio Aleppo [Europe] – after Amsterdam, Helsinki and The Hague.
Kick-off of Studio Aleppo [Berlin] at 13 October
Sibylle Fendt, Tobias Kruse, Anne Schönharting, Annette Hauschild are four of the twenty photographers form the Ostkreuz Agency, an institution for photography in Berlin. To be fully prepared for the job, two of the them will introduce the project on the evening of 13 October. Together with the audience they will talk about the possibilities to present migration in the contemporary media.
Pop-up photo studio with four photographers
On 14 and 15 October all four are present at the industrial Kühlhaus Berlin to photograph 50 Berlin residents. Whether you have live in Berlin since childhood or just arrived to build up a new life – everyone living in the city can participate. All portraits are printed on the spot en installed at the Kühlhaus, forming a visual overview of the citizens of ‘the new Berlin’.
Opening and exhibition
On 19 October the festive opening of Studio Aleppo [Berlin] takes place, with interview with the portrayed persons and a screening of the film 9 Days – From My Window in Aleppo. Photographer Issa Touma, incentive of Studio Aleppo, is present for a Q&A. From 20 – 27 October the exhibition is open to the public.