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Solo Exhibition

»Are there trees back in Berlin?«

Martina Zaninelli

The process of coming to terms with the horrors of World War 2 within the context of the family has often been avoided. Both collective shame and the terrible memories of those family members who participated in acts of war were obstacles to this process. Instead of actively reflecting upon one’s own role in the war, most would stay silent. The historical reconciliation with the past was usually left to the schools and education system – hence the focus was moved conveniently away from one’s own family members.
This silence is investigated by “Are there trees back in Berlin?” using the medium of photography.
“Are there trees back in Berlin?” does not follow a purely historical and documentary course.
By making use of sombre atmospheric imagery, real pictures from the family archives, polaroids and as well as portraits and video I try to narrate an incomplete history – following last traces – and to illustrate the abstract and indefinite. The interaction between different sort of pictures should cause confusion and the need of reflection in the viewer.
www.martinazaninelli.com

The exhibition is part of Monat der Fotografie-OFF Berlin 2018.

Oct 22 — 28 & Nov 24 — Dec 2, 2018
Opening Reception: Sunday, Oct 21, 5 pm

Okerstraße 36, 12049 Berlin
[Neukölln | Neukölln]

Opening hours: Daily 2 – 6 pm

Admission free

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