The galleries in Berlin are currently closed to visitors until further notice in order to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. Stay healthy, STAY AT HOME, and enjoy exploring the artworks digitally here on PiB! ps: Also follow PiB on Instagram for the upcoming takeovers by gallerists & artists!
Als Schutz vor der Verbreitung des COVID-19 Virus sind die Berliner Galerien für den Publikumsverkehr geschlossen. Bleibt gesund, BLEIBT ZUHAUSE, und genießt die Ausstellungen ausnahmsweise in digitaler Form hier auf PiB! Ps: Folgt PiB auf Instagram für die kommenden Takeovers von Galerist*innen & Künstler*innen!

Presentation of three Photo Archives / Group Exhibition

»NEUE ZEIT?«

Warschau 1939 | Ukraine 1941/42 | Berlin 1945
75 Jahre Kriegsende

Curated by Ana Druga & Thomas Gust (Verlag Buchkunst Berlin) in collaboraton with Gisela Kayser (Managing Director & Artistic Director Freundeskreis Willy-Brandt-Haus e.V.) and Dr. Norbert Moos (Forum für Fotografie Köln)

Update March 2020: Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, this exhibition has been postponed to autumn 2020. The NEW DATES are as follows: Opening Reception: Wednesday, Sep 9, 2020, 7.30 pm | Exhibition: Sep 10 — Oct 25, 2020.

The exhibition »NEUE ZEIT?« presents three photo archives: the photographs by an unknown German soldier entering Warsaw in autumn 1939, images by the bauhaus affiliated photographer Dieter Keller from the Ukrainian front in 1942/43, and images by the Russian front photographer Valery Faminsky of the liberation of Berlin and the first peace days in the city.

The exhibition creates a line of suspense between the beginning and end of the war. The photos show the break in civilization that war always embodies. The consequences are then as now visible. Wars were not: they are!

(Translation/excerpt by PiB – read the extended German original here)

Simultaneous exhibition at FkWBH:
»Echo des Krieges (Echoes of War)«

Framework program

Please note the NEW OPENING DATE:
Wednesday, Sep 9, 2020, 7.30 pm:
Opening Reception
Admission free | Photo ID required (ID card, driver’s license or passport).

Greetings:
Gisela Kayser, Managing Director & Artistic Director Freundeskreis Willy-Brandt-Haus e.V.
Uwe Neumärker, Direktor Stiftung Denkmal
Prof. Dr. Peter Steinbach, Historiker und Politikwissenschaftler
Dr. Norbert Moos, Leiter des Forums für Fotografie Köln

Gespräch (Talk, held in German):
Thomas Gust (Verleger Buchkunst Berlin) im Gespräch mit Arthur Bondar, Entdecker des Archivs „Berlin Mai 1945“.

+ Führungen
(Guided tours, held in German): Every Sunday at 3 pm
Begleitend zum Ausstellungsprogramm finden jeden Sonntag um 15 Uhr kostenlose Führungen mit dem Dozenten Thomas Gust durch die Ausstellung statt. Mit Ausnahme des Ostersonntag, hier wird der Termin auf Ostermontag verlegt.

Freundeskreis Willy-Brandt-Haus e.V. (FkWBH)

Sep 10 — Oct 25, 2020
Opening Reception // NEW DATE: Wednesday, Sep 9, 2020, 7.30 pm,
Admission free | Photo ID required
Framework program: please see above

Stresemannstraße 28, 10963 Berlin
[District: Kreuzberg | Borough: Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg]

Opening hours: Tue – Sun 12 – 6 pm, last entry at 5.30 pm.

Admission free | Photo ID required (ID card, driver’s license or passport)

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