Participating the theme of Foreign money from a number of views, the 8th Triennial of Photography Hamburg opens on Could 20, 2022, with 12 exhibitions and over 70 artists. From colonial-era picture albums to poetic reveries, experimental modes, and social documentary pictures, the exhibitions discover the myriad methods by which pictures are produced, circulated, and interpreted.

The Exhibition Parcours by way of Hamburg had been developed by inventive director Koyo Kouoh and her curatorial group alongside the curators of 10 companion museums and venues within the metropolis. The exhibitions are accompanied by two expansive packages consisting of artist talks, performances, excursions, panel discussions, and movie screenings. These will happen in the course of the Triennial’s Opening Weekend (Could 20–22) and its competition the next month, The Register and the Recital (June 2–6).

After greater than a century of residing with pictures, we have now realized to understand the world “photographically,” with many of us seeing the world in picture codecs formed by the media platforms that host these photographs. Whereas photographs themselves are unstable varieties, the psychological repository we construct by way of this prosthetic mode essentially shapes how we have interaction with the world round us. The current day is due to this fact a “retinal era”; one which requires a distinct grammar for trying, studying, and responding to pictures.

Koyo Kouoh, Creative Director for the eighth Triennial of Photography Hamburg

Among the many 12 exhibitions within the Triennial are Foreign money: Photography Past Seize on the Deichtorhallen Hamburg, which explores 29 poetic and significant approaches to pictures within the “retinal age” of visible immediacy and media saturation; two exhibits at Bucerius Kunst Discussion board and Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg on the work and queer aesthetics of photographer Herbert Record; the group exhibition Give and Take: Pictures upon Pictures on the Hamburger Kunsthalle, which investigates questions of circulation and transformation; and a present on the Museum der Arbeit devoted to the visible iconography of key labor actions.

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