un(ver)mittelbar

landscape photos in the vicinity of the former extermination camps at Treblinka, Chelmno and Auschwitz
We investigate on the processes of cognition with respect to the way of how they reflect in reality. For us, art is political and social. Our current project bears the working title „Un(ver)mittelbar“. By means of non-showing, detours and evasion we achieve that the observer contemplates. The direct way is doomed to failure. And this is why we take detours.
our artwork is about landscape photography in historical places.

Treblinka Triptych

Chelmno

Chelmno

Chelmno

Chelmno

Oświęcim

Chelmno (former: Kulmhof) was the location of the first constructed Nazi extermination camp. In the two so-called „periods of activity“ (December 8th 1941 to April 7th 1943 and April 1944 to January 18th 1945), between 145.000 and 300.000 Jews, Roma, Sinti and Czech children from Lidice were killed. None of the buildings remain today. On site, in the natural surroundings, questions came to our mind: How many stories could each tree, creek or river tell?

landscape
Chelmno

our photo was displayed during „Kunst-braucht-Fläche“ (art-needs-space) on Heinrich-Heine-Straße in Berlin, across from Dresdener Straße from 7/21/2012 until 8/5/2012

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