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On Borders (Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin)

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From 9 November until 30 December 2012, Berlin-based Haus der Kulturen der Welt (House of World Cultures) presents the photo exhibition “On Borders” as their second cooperation with the photo acency “Ostkreuz”. The agency’s 18 photographer addressed various issues of the exhibition’s subject: borders can be territorial, but they also divide social spheres or can divide inner and outer boundaries. Borders can be visible and invisible, cross-social or individual.

Thus the reportages are very different, including the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea,the border between Catholics and Protestants in Belfast, Northern Ireland, the vanishing relicts of the Inner German border, the UN zone on Cyprus, and the activities of the EU border agency FRONTEX or the International Criminal Court (ICC). More than two years, the Ostkreuz members prepared this exhibition. An accompanying catalogue has been published by Hatje Cantz (296 pages, 160 pictures, 38,- €).

The 18 Ostkreuz photographers are:

Jörg Brüggemann
Espen Eichhöfer
Sibylle Fendt
Annette Hauschild
Harald Hauswald
Pepa Hristova
Tobias Kruse
Ute Mahler
Werner Mahler
Dawin Meckel
Thomas Meyer
Julian Röder
Frank Schinski
Jordis Antonia Schlösser
Anne Schönharting
Linn Schröder
Heinrich Völkel
Maurice Weiss

On Borders
9 November until 30 December 2012
We-Mo and on holidays 1100-1900h; 12 December open until 1700h; closed on 24/25 December
Admission: 5,- €, concessions 3,- €
Opening: 8 November, 1900h

Programme
11 November, 1500h: guided tour with Annette Hauschild and Ute Mahler
25 November, 1500h: guided tour with Tobias Kruse and Anne Schönharting
25 November, 1500h: kids & teens workshop with Annette Hauschild
9 December, 1500h: guided tour with Tobias Kruse and Julian Röder
30 December, 1500h: kids & teens workshop with Charlotte Liess
30 December, 1500h: Finissage and guided tour with Sibylle Fendt and Annette Hauschild

Haus der Kulturen der Welt (House of World Cultures)
John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10
10557 Berlin
Germany

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