Opening Days c/o Amtsalon Berlin
Kantstrasse 79
10627 Berlin – Charlottenburg
Free admission
Opening Days
5th 03.2023
12–13.30 H
Talk / Lecture
Claudia Roth (MdB, Stm.) / Florian Ebner et al.: Photography now. Preserving a medium in change and developing

Keynote address by Claudia Roth, Member of the German Bundestag, Minister of State for Culture and Media
followed by a roundtable
with Florian Ebner, Chief Curator of Photography at Centre Pompidou, Paris
Ute Mahler, photographer, OSTKREUZ — Photographer Agency
Adrian Sauer, artist
Moderation: Kolja Reichert, Curator for Discourse, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn

We can without doubt call photography the key visual medium of the present. Like no other medium, it has since its inception been subject to immense technological change – thus leaving it subject to constant transformation. What strategies might be effective in documenting the medium and its various artistic and social usages – thus delivering visual testament to its history and human figures – while at the same time thinking even at this stage about the preservation of its contemporary (and future) forms?

Video of the keynote and the roundtable available here >> Video