WALL ON WALL – Video Published

© Mischa Karth

Since its opening on July 10 thousands of visitors per day have seen the exhibition “WALL ON WALL” by Kai Wiedenhöfer. Who couldn’t make it to see the impressive photographs of walls from all over the world at West Side Gallery, finds impressions & statements in a three-minute-video by Mischa Karth. “WALL ON WALL” is [...]

Festival Highlight WALL ON WALL – Opening 10. July


Photo: Kai Wiedenhöfer, January 2012, Shurja market in downtown Baghdad Exhibition Opening  WALL ON WALL – Kai Wiedenhöfer Wednesday  July 10, 2013,7 pm, Berlin Wall, Mühlenstraße, Berlin-Friedrichshain WALL ON WALL is a photographic exhibition with 36 panorama pictures (each 9 x 3 m) showing walls seperating people all over the world. 1100m² of the Berlin [...]

WallOnWall – 1100m² Walls From All over the World on the Westside of the East Side Gallery


On a total length of 364 meters photographer Kai Wiedenhöfer is going to show 36 9×3 meter tall panoramas of separation and border walls from eight different regions of the world on the backside of the famous East Side Gallery near river Spree. Since 2006 Wiedenhöfer took pictures at eight different regions: in Baghdad, between [...]

Winners Berlin Fotofestival 2013 Competitions

Berlin Fotofestival 2013 Awards – Winners Berlin Calling – Mobile Photography Award Decisions of the jury: 1. Price Enzo (3000€, donated by Berlin Fotofestival 2013 THRE BROWSE) 2. Price: Jean Michel Regoin (2000€, donated by Berliner Großmarkt GmbH) 3. Price: Alina Rudya und Cesar Rodriguez – (1000€, donated by Edition BRAUS, the price money will [...]

Berlin Fotofestival 2013 THE BROWSE – Grand Opening today


Today, June 13 at 7 pm berlin Fotofestival opens its doors at 7 pm in STATION Berlin Over 100 exhibitions of more that 150 photographers are on display – masters of photography and mobile photography images by professional and lay photographers from all over the world in the Berlin Calling competition. Check out the inspiring event [...]

Portrait of an explosive city – Grozny: Nine Cities

Grozny Bood Feud © Olga Kravets

Berlin Fotofestival 2013 – The Browse presents the award-winning project “Grozny: Nine Cities” for the first time in its full original conception, curated by Russian photo editor Anna Shpakova: an exhibition of 45 printed photographs and a three screen multimedia essay on the forces currently shaping the development of postwar Grozny hat represents the three [...]

Multimedia Perspectives on the Iraq War: Geert van Kesteren at the Festival

© Geert van Kesteren

© Geert van Kesteren, Screenshot of the iApp “Why Mister, Why?” //   Geert van Kesteren has shown an innovative and inspiring use of new technology to tell his story of war in Iraq from different angles and perspectives, also shifting his role as a photographer and classical author to a facilitator or editor, putting [...]

Robert King Teaching Video to Photojournalists – Straight in from Syria

Robert King

Internationally acclaimed war photographer Robert King has recently taken up the video camera in addition to his work as a photographer to send his visual documentation of the Syrian war front via CNN, VICE or other TV networks back home. Robert will share his knowledge and hands-on information in a half-day video workshop, directed at [...]

Converge & Converse: Black.Light Project


New Media requires new forms of coverage. Berlin Fotofestival – THE BROWSE faces this reality and provides a platform for unconventional (multimedia) projects. We are glad to announce the presentation of the Black.Light Project, which will be included in the festival again as a part of this new platform, “Converge & Converse.” For ten years [...]

pho[to-Be]rlin Workshop w/ Jocelyn Bain Hogg

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Our partner pho[to-Be]rlin offers a 3-day theoretical and practical workshop with Jocelyn Bain Hogg where participants will be inspired by the VII Photo photographer’s book “Pleasure Island” to learn how to develop a reportage on the Berlin music scene, nightlife and clubbing.The workshop take place on 20-23 June and during the same days Berlin will host two of the Summer biggest [...]

Open the Shutters – Conflict Photography in Europe and beyond

Kai Wiedenhöfer Berlin wall slabs with graffity

A major part of Berlin Fotofestival 2013 is the transnational project “Open the shutters”, exploring the role of photography in historic and recent conflict situations in Europe and beyond. Together with Partners from Derry Northern Ireland (Nerve Center and City of Culture Company) and Dubrovnik, Croatia (War Photo LTD), festival organizer “Community Impulse Initiative e.V., [...]

Berlin Workshop Masterclass w/ Franco Pagetti and Anton Kusters

Berlin Workshop

Our partner Berlin Workshop offers an exciting workshop throughout the festival. Renowned photographers Franco Pagetti (VII) and Anton Kusters will share their knowledge between June 13 and 16 at b/w-studio Kreuzberg. There will also be special portfolio viewings with Dario Bonera, DB Agency, Carol Körting, Leica LFI, Diego Orlando, Burn Magazine, and Milena Carstens, Zeit-Magazin, organized by Berlin Workshop. http://www.berlinworkshop.de

Events 16.6.2013

WALL ON WALL Kai Wiedenhöfer 12:00 pm,STATION Berlin, Luckenwalderstr. 4-6, U-Bhf Gleisdreieck Project presentation “Wall on Wall” – 36 panorama pictures 3 x 9 m on the backside of the East Side Gallery of the Berlin wall – Q & A and Screening of the documentary film  “Borderlands” (43 min. TV film) by Fred Kowasch [...]

Events 15.6.2013

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Grozny: Nine Cities – Project Presenation and talk: Anna Shpakova, Maria Morina, Oksana Yushko, Olga Kravets 13:30Uhr  1:30 pm STATION Berlin, Luckenwalderstr. 4-6, subway Gleisdreieck ———————————- Why Mister, Why? iApp presentation – Geert van Kesteren 15:00 Uhr: 3 pm STATION Berlin, Luckenwalderstr. 4-6, subway Gleisdreieck ————————————- Conflict Photography in Transition – Talk with: Geert van [...]

dpa – at the festival with an exhibition and Bernd von Jutrczenka

1. Platz Porträts - Christian Charisius: "Schattenspiel: Altbundeskanzler Helmut Schmidt (SPD) nimmt in Hamburg an einer Zeremonie zur Umbenennung des Botanischen Gartens im Loki-Schmidt-Garten teil."  © obs/dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH

Christian Charisius, 1. Prize in the category portraits: “Shadow play: former German chancellor Helmut Schmidt (SPD) takes part in a ceremony for the renaming of the former botanical gardens into the Loki-Schmidt-Garten  in Hamburg.” © obs/dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH. It’s the second year in a row that dpa exhibits its winners of the contests “pictures [...]

AFP at Berlin Fotofestival


2013 Pulitzer Prize – Feature Photography / 2013 World Press Photo Spot News, 3d Prize Stories, Two Syrian rebels take sniper positions at the neighbourhood of Karmal Jabl in central Aleppo, October 18, 2012., © AFP /JAVIER MANZANO The International News Agency AFP shows the work of its awards winning photographers in an exhibition during [...]

Festival Magazines Online


Both festival magazines are ready for download now: They provide a quick overview of all exhibitions, event programme, speakers and some other useful information, i.e. loations etc. Read Festival Magazine A4 online Download Festival Magazin (A4 PDF, 96 pages 8 MB) Read Berlin Calling Magazine online Download Magazin Berlin Calling Exhibitions (A5 PDF, 64 pages, [...]

Mapping a future for photojournalism

© Rob Hornstra / Courtsey Flatland Gallery NL | Paris

One of the groundbreaking examples for “Good Practice” that can be seen at this years festival is the work of dutch photographer Rob Hornstra. Thus several of his projects will be on display -  “Sotchi-Project“ as well as „101 Billionaires”. In an interdisciplinary workshop by Hornstra, the author Arnold van Bruggen and the designer Jeroen [...]

Christopher Morris Comes to Berlin Photo Festival

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Christopher Morris (VII Photo Agency), former war reporter and White House photographer, will attend the festival. Alongside an exhibition of his spectacular haute couture fashion photos a portrait series of Turkish president Abdullah Gül will be shown as part of the exhibition „Time in Turkey“. Christopher Morris will speak about his project and give a [...]

Time in Turkey at Berlin Fotofestival

© Paolo Pellegrin

25 masters like Christopher Morris, Ed Kashi, Steve McCurry, Paolo Pellegrin, Vanessa Winship, Antony Suau, Kathry Cook and many more share their views on contemporary Turkey. The project was commissioned by Turkish newspaper Zaman to look at Turkey from a global perspective through the eyes of internationally acclaimed photojournalists. The stories were published in the [...]

Berlin Fotofestival 2013 – The Browse, coming June 13th – July 13th

Relaunch of this website is on its way to announce Berlin Fotofestival 2013 – The Browse. For reference of program 2012 Download festival magazine 2012 The festival 2013 will feature international photo exhibitions from world leading photographers and upcoming talents. Competions and Awards. A professional week program which analyses and discusses the photo and media [...]

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