Jens Liebchen - Tsukuba-Narita
«I left Japan two days after the quake. The situation was unclear. Information from Japanese and Western media differed to a great extent. The bus to Narita left on time, as usual.» Jens Liebchen
Liebchen's recent work is a direct reaction on the incidents in Japan in March 2011. It brings together 80 photographic images. Tsukuba–Narita 2011/03/13, the title says. A date is given and two Japanese locations are named that supposedly mark the beginning and end of the precipitous bus ride that took place early one Sunday morning in the spring of 2011.
It is here that the images originated, the words tell us. The sun had been shining and the bus is said to have left on time. «On time, as usual.»The destination – Narita International Airport outside of Tokyo – was reached...
Marks of Honour A Striking LibraryMarks of Honour - A Striking Library
Marks of Honour is a photo book project and exhibition organised and curated by Nina Poppe and Verena Loewenhaupt.
MoH was conceived in order to reveal the inspiration that a new generation of photographers have gained from the history of photography in the form of books.
13 international photographers were invited to pay artistic tribute to a publication that has been influential to their own work.
All participating works are limited to three copies, each containing the original photo book and its accompanying homage.
The exhibiton MoH/08 displays the variety of inspirational sources and their tributes through a combination of different media.
Marks of Honour is an ongoing project that aims to create a striking library of contemporary photo books.
New York: Original BooksThe Cohen Amador Gallery is pleased to announce its summer group exhibition, "Original Books," a selection of black and white photographs from Morten Andersen, Jens Liebchen, Keizo Kitajima, Gabriele Basilico, and John Gossage, five prominent, contemporary photographers from five different countries. Culled from unique photo-book projects, the styles and subject matter of each series varies dramatically; however by using the format of the photo-book as an art tool each photographer has come to fully articulate their ideas visually.
Norwegian photographer Morten Andersen and German photographer Jens Liebchen have taken a conceptual approach in their projects. In photographs from Days of Night, Andersen assembles a furtive, noirish series, which constructs a tense and emotionally heightened, fictional cityscap...