World Press Photo Exhibition Berlin 2015

On its tour around the globe, the the World Press Photo exhibition took place from 5 June to 28 June 2015 at the Willy-Brandt-Haus in Berlin, celebrating its 60th anniversary and featuring over 100 award-winning photographs in 8 different categories.

This year, World Press Photo received 97912 pictures from 5692 photographers around the world.

A complete gallery with all picture and descriptions can be found at worldpressphoto.org.

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Ai WeiWei – Evidence Exhibition Berlin

Evidence, the Exhibition by famous Chinese artist Ai WeiWei, was held in Berlin from April 03 – July 13, 2014. With works that have never before been shown in Germany, the exhibition featured three decades of Ai WeiWei’s career in 18 different rooms (3,000 m²). It was the largest exhibition Ai WeiWei has ever done. Part of the works were developed only for Berlin.

Ai, who was kept in a cell illegally for 81 days in a secret prison (see below) where the light was switched on for 24 hours a day and is currently a prisoner of his own country and isn’t allowed to leave, designed this political exhibition especially for Berlin in his simple and spacious studio in the rural outskirts of Beijing

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World Press Photo Exhibition Berlin 2014


The results of the 2014 World Press Photo Contest were announced on February 14 out of 98,671 pictures from 5,754 photographers and the official exhibition was held in Berlin from June 13 until July 3, 2014.

Featuring over 100 award-winning photographs in 8 different categories, the exhibition will travel through over 100 cities around the globe.

A complete gallery with all picture and descriptions can be found at worldpressphoto.org.

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Olympus OM-D Photography Playground 2014

Because last year’s exhibition was a huge success and over 27.000 people visited the Opernwerkstätten in Berlin in 2013, Olympus is hosting another OM-D Photography Playground from April 10 until Mai 25, 2014 (same location).

Rent an OM-D E-M10 (and keep the SD-Card) for free and discover the 7.000m² huge playground with (interactive) installations created by nine international artists: AlexandLiane, 3Destruct [ANTIVJ], Clemens Behr, Dean Chamberlain, Leandro Erlich, Philip Beesley, ANNA BURNS and THOMAS BROWN and Transforma and Maser.

With instruction signs in German and English and a professional staff helping you, not only with the cameras functions and controls, but also with the different photography techniques, the OM-D Playground is something for everyone.

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World Press Photo Exhibition Berlin 2013

With around 100 local exhibitions produced every year, the World Press Photo exhibition tour of prize-winning photographs is the most popular traveling photo event in the world and like every year, Berlin was one stop on its journey around the globe.

From 6 September 2013 – 16 September 2013, the exhibition took place at Berlin’s Ostbahnhof featuring over 100 pictures from photographers from all over the world.

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Olympus OM-D Photography Playground 2013

Olympus invited me to test their newest mirrorless compact system camera, the Olympus OM-D, at a unique and interactive exhibition on the subject of “Space and Art”.

12 international artists created a giant interactive photography playground on 7000 m² at the Opernwerkstätten in Berlin. Visitors had the opportunity, to explore the exhibition on an exceptional journey, to push their photography skills to the next level. I could use my own camera or just rent one free of charge on site, which I did.

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Pictoplasma Berlin


Pictoplasma is the world’s leading festival of contemporary character culture and it’s taking place in Berlin right now with numerous exhibitions, conferences and screenings at over 23 project spaces, galleries and art venues throughout the city.

I found some time to visit one of those project spaces today, the PLATOON KUNSTHALLE, an art gallery constructed of 34 standard shipping containers. Inside, visitors had the opportunity to be creative, whether during a Mochimochi Monster Knitting live workshop or with chalk lying all around the place.

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775 Years of Berlin Celebration


The City of Berlin celebrated its 775th Anniversary yesterday on Sunday, 28th and it was… not what I expected. Everything started with a fire installation by the world-renowned French fire poets Compagnie Carabosse in front of the Berlin City Hall and after that, the spectacle began…

Inspired by medieval visions of afterlife, the Titanick Theatre Collective had set up 13 individual situations and scenes, an adequate description of how the observer feels when they enter into this dream world, between the Neptun Fountain and the Television Tower.

It was weird but interesting and entertaining, it felt like they combined the Anniversary and Halloween into one single celebration, with success.

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World Press Photo Exhibition Berlin 2012

The World Press Photo 2012 Exhibition is being held right now at Berlin Friedrichstraße Station until the 22nd of October. The Exhibition contains over 150 pictures from all over the world, events that happened in 2011. The winners were selected from over 100,000 images submitted to the contest and all the prize-winning photographs are assembled into an exhibition that travels to 45 countries over the course of a year.

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