© Henrik Spohler, Containerterminal, Hamburg, Deutschland

Solo Exhibition

»In Between«

Henrik Spohler

Opening: Friday, January 20, 2017, 19h
Artist Talk: Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 19h
with Henrik Spohler and Dr. Christiane Stahl (Director Alfred Ehrhardt Foundation)
Exhibition: January 21 – March 11, 2017
Opening hours: Tue-Sat 12-18h
Admission free
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After “0/1 Data Flow” (2004), “Global Soul” (2008) and “The Third Day” (2013), Henrik Spohler’s new photographic project “In Between” is the fourth part of a series on modern traffic of data and goods. “In essence”, says Spohler in conversation with author and curator Peter Lindhorst on the occasion of the presentation of the work during the last Triennial of Photography in Hamburg, “it is about the almost absurd omnipresence of goods – as a sign of globalization. If you order a pair of slippers online today, you will find them on your doorstep tomorrow, no matter whether they were made in Taiwan or South Tyrol. Goods, raw material and industrial products are available almost everywhere and at any time. World-wide logistics have become the backbone of business. The project investigates places of transit. Interfaces of logistics such as ports and freight airports or facilities that have formed along trade routes. Areas corresponding only to economic needs, void of any reference to place, continent or country. The photographs show the backside of industrial production and economic activity, seemingly fictional images of nameless places.”

Henrik Spohler, born 1965, studied at Folkwang School in Essen, has been working as a freelance photographer in Hamburg since 1993 and teaches as a professor at the Berlin School of Technology and Economics. Spohler’s work is found in important collections, both public and private. The book to the series “In Between” has been published by Hartmann Projects.

Upcoming exhibition at Robert Morat Galerie:
Mårten Lange »Recent Work«
Opening: Friday, March 17, 2017, 19h
Exhibition: March 18 – May 20, 2017

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