Slideshow "Hidden / Intimate" | OBSCURA Festival 2015 | curated by Calin Kruse

A major feature of OBSCURA Festival’s programming are the slideshows. The OBSCURA Slideshows are a social event that happens each night between the 15 – 21 of August 2015 and represents an amazing exploration into photography.
I am honored to be the curator of one of the Slideshows at this year's festival.

(HD, full-screen ist the best way to view the slideshow. And don't forget to turn the sound on)

Curatorial text of the Slideshow "Hidden / Intimate"
– curated by Calin Kruse / dienacht Publishing

Photographers bring some of the most amazing stories about our world into our realm of reality through the images they create. The role of the photographer/subject are well defined: “This is the photographer, and here is the story”. There is always a small gap between them.

This curation of works seeks to reveal the inner psyche of photographers through the camera turned onto themselves and their very personal surroundings. It is a peek into the inner fragility of a world that is seldom seen, into the deepest and / or darkest sides of oneself, seen through the lens. This is the realm of the hidden/intimate.

More on the artists

The photobook dummies and a few slideshows.

I am the earth./That doesn’t move./I am the earth./A fleshy stone./I inflict myself the decoration of this empty room./There’s dust in every corner.

Also in Video

Directed by Roger Ballen (dienacht #11 showcases a selection of his works ).

An animation clip by street artist BLU.

Eine Diplomarbeit von Robert Hranitzky (HS Mannheim). Sehenswert sind auch die Specials am Ende des Abspanns. [...]

Also in Portfolio

Animals burrow holes, people dig pits. Animals hide in the holes, people despise norms and fall into their pits. Animals get outside, into familiar world.

"I reveal the inside of building an image."

"Dirty" is a set of familiar elements and daily visions; it's a dirty material portrait of what's around me.