Writings/ Lectures/ Exhibitions.

Writings on Japanese Photography

[Engl./French] “Yutaka Takanashi”. In: Yutaka Takanashi. Published by Éditorial RM, Mexico City & Toluca Éditions, Paris,  on occasion of the exhibition “Yutaka Takanashi”, Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris 2012

[Engl./French/Jap.] “On Issei Suda”. In: Issei Suda. Ed. Roland Angst. Only Photography, Berlin, 2011.

[Engl./Ger./Jap.] “Takanashi’s «Magnetic Storm»”. In: Yutaka Takanashi. Photography 1965-74. Ed. Roland Angst, Ferdinand Brueggemann, Priska Pasquer. Only Photography, Berlin, 2010, without page no.

[Ger.] “Issei Suda. Die Transformation der Blume” (Issei Suda. The Transformation of the Flower). In: Photonews 02/09, 2009

[Engl.] Interview: “Mariko Takeuchi. Focus on contemporary Japanese photography”. In: Foam magazine #17, December 2008, p. 23-26

[Ger.] “Experiment und Spiel. Anmerkungen zu japanischen Fotobüchern der Gegenwart” (Experiment and Play. Remarks on Contemporary Japanese Photobooks). In: PhotonewsThema: “Das Fotobuch”, Supplement zu Photonews, no. 5/08, 2008, p. 12-13

[Ger.] Review: “Kohei Yoshiuki: The Park”, 2007. In: Photography now, no. 1-08, January 2008

[Engl./Ger.] Review: “Aoi Sora: Polgasun”, 2005. In: European Photography, no. 78, Vol. 26, Fall/Winter 2005, p. 60

[Ger.] Review: “Yuki Onodera: Camera Chimera”, 2003. In: Photography now, no. 1-04, January 2004

[Ger.] “Japan in Graz. Ausstellung und Symposion bei Camera Austria” (Japan in Graz [Austria]. Exhibition and Symposium at Camera Austria). In: Photonews, no. 12-1, Dezember 2003/ Januar 2004, p. 8-9

[Ger.] Review: Under Construction. Anmerkungen zu der neuen „History of Japanese Photography” (Comments on the new “History of Japanese Photography). In: Photonews, no. 7-8, Juli/August 2003, p. 10

[Ger.] Review: “The Japanese Experience – Inevitable”. Ed. Brehm, Margit, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal. Ostfildern 2002. In: European Photography, no. 72, Vol. 23, no. 2, Winter 2002/2003, p. 67-68

[Ger.] Review: “Japanese Box”. 6 facsimile reprints and a text booklet in a wooden box. Ed. Christoph Schifferli, 2001. In: Photography now, no. 1-02, January 2002

[Engl/Ger.] „Heiner Schilling” (Tokyo Photography), in: European Photography, no. 70, Vol. 22, Winter 2001/2002, p. 34

[Ger.] “Crisis, what Crisis? Japanische Fotografie in Zeiten des Umbruchs” (Crisis, what Crisis? Japanese Photography in Times of Change). In: Photonews, no. 9, Sept. 2000, p. 12-13

[Engl./Ger.] “A different (post)-Modern Age. Comments on present-day Japanese photography”. In: Cat. 5. Internationale Fototage Herten, Herten 1999. p. 12-13, 173

Lectures/ Talks on Japanese Photography (selection) 

[Engl.] Opening speech, exhibition “Lieko Shiga – Canary”, FOAM Museum Amsterdam, 2013

[Ger.] Lecture: “Shomei Tomatsu”, Galerie Priska Pasquer, Cologne, 2013

[Ger.] Artist talk with Leiko Ikemura at her exhibition “Flame & Fire”, Galerie Priska Pasquer, Cologne, 2011

[Ger.] Lecture: “Sentimental Journey – Nobuyoshi Araki and the photo Avant-Guarde of the 1960s and 1970s”, Museum of East Asian Art, Cologne, 2011

[Engl.] Lecture: “The rise of women photographers in Japan”, Fotografia – Festival Internazional di Roma, Rome, 2011

[Ger.] Lecture: “Liquid Dreams – Female Japanese contemporary photographers”, 3. International Photobook Festival, Kassel, 2010

[Engl.] Conference to present the Japan guest of honour project, moderated by Mariko Takeuchi, guest curator, with Ferdinand Brueggemann, associate director of the Galerie Priska Pasquer (Cologne), Etsurô Ishihara, founder of Zeit Foto Salon (Tokyo), Anne Wilkes Tucker, curator for photography, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, author of “The History of Japanese Photography” (2003), Paris Photo 2008.

[Ger.] Artist talk with Nobuyoshi Araki in his exhibition “Kinbaku”. Jablonka Gallery, Berlin 2008

[Ger.] Lecture: “Daido Moriyama und die Provoke Ära”. (Daido Moriyama and the Provoke Era), Photographic Collection, SK-Stiftung Kultur, Cologne 2007

[Ger.] Lecture: “Zeitgenössische japanische Fotografie und Lifestyle”. (Contemporary Japanese Photography and Lifestyle). Symposium: Photography and Lifestyle in Japan from 1945 until Today. Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland, 2006

[Engl.] Lecture: “Superflat. New Japanese Art and Pop Culture”. Département d’Archéologie et d’Histoire de l’Art, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, 2005

[Ger.] Laudatio on Daido Moriyama on occasion of the Culture Award of the German Photographic Society for Daido Moriyama. Photographic Collection, SK-Stiftung, Cologne, 2004

[Ger.] Lecture: “Die Bildmaschine – Fotografie in der japanischen Popkultur” (The image machine – Photography and Japanese Pop Culture), Department of Japanese Studies, Frankfurt University, 2003

[Ger.] Lecture “Sentimental Story: Positionen der japanischen Fotografie der Gegenwart”, (Sentimental Story: Positions of Japanese Photography), Museum of Asian Art, Berlin Dahlem, 2003

[Ger.] Lecture: “Reste des Authentischen: Positionen Japanischer Fotografie der Gegenwart” (Remnants of the Authentic: Positions of Contemporary Japanese Photography), Department for Art History, Leipzig University, 2001

[Ger.] Lecture: “Japanische Fotografie zwischen Kunst und Entertainment” (Japanese Photography in between Art and Entertainment). Department for Art History, University Munich, 2001

[Ger.] Lecture: “Der Trend der Zukunft? Anmerkungen zu den Arbeiten der jüngsten Generation japanischer Fotografinnen” (The Future Trend? Comments on Works of the Youngest Generation of Japanese Women Photographers). 11th German Language Meeting for Japanese Studies, University Trier, 1999

[Ger.] Lecture: “Der Einfluss der deutschen Fotoavantgarde auf die japanische Fotografie in den 20er/30er Jahren” (The Influence of the Germany Avant-Garde on the Japanese Photography in the 1920s/30s). German Institute for Japanese Studies, Tokyo, 1998

[Engl.] Lecture: “Contemporary Japanese Photography Books”. Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, 1998

[Engl.] Lecture: “Positions of Subjective Documentary Photography. Robert Frank, Danny Lyon, Nan Goldin, Araki Nobuyoshi)”. Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, 1997

Exhibitions

At Galerie Priska Pasquer, Cologne

2012 “Shomei Tomatsu

2012 “Yutaka Takanashi

2012 “Shin Yanagiswa x Andrei Molodkin

2011 “Daido Moriyama

2011 “Lieko Shiga – Canary

2010 “Rinko Kawauchi – A Glimmer in Silence

2010 “Yutaka Takanashi – Towards the City

2010 “Shomei Tomatsu

2009 “Ikko Narahara – Photographs from the 1950s ot the 1970s

2009 “Mika Ninagawa – Liquid Dreams

2009 “Issei Suda – Human Memory

2008 “Asako Narahashi – half awake and half asleep in the water

2008 “Review / Preview: Japanese photographs by Osamu Shiihara, Shomei Tomatsu, Daido Moriyama, Nobuyoshi Araki, Issei Suda, Asako Narahashi, Rinko Kawauchi and Mika Ninagawa.

2007 “Daido Moriyama – Kyoku / Erotica

2006 “Rinko Kawauchi

2004 “Daido Moriyama – Colour Prints and Vintages

Other exhibitions

Guest Curator: “Nobuyoshi Araki – Bondages”, April 13 – May 31, 2013, Jablonka Galerie, Cologne

Guest Curator: “Lieko Shiga – Canary”, Manggha Center of Japanese Art and Technology, Krakow, May 18 – June 17, 2012, festival 10th Photomonth in  Krakow 2012

Guest Curator for the “Pingyao International Photography Festival 2004”, in Pingyao, Shanxi province, China, 16.9. – 22.9.2004. Artists exhibited: Laurenz Berges, Joachim Brohm, Jitka Hanzlova, Marc Raeder, Oliver Sieber, Katja Stuke. See the works exhibited.

Organization: „Skulptur im Licht der Photographie 1850-1990“ [Sculpture in the Light of Photography], 9.11.1997 – 25.1.1998, Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg

Curator „Die Photosammlung des Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum“ [The Photographic Collection of the Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum], (with Dr. Chr. Brockhaus) 23.8. – 21.9.1997, Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum Duisburg

Curator: „Rolf Sackenheim. Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum Duisburg.“ (with Dr. R. Heidt-Heller) 6.10. – 17.11.1996, Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg

Curator: „Wer ist wie im Bild? Das fotografische Porträt. Ausstellung mit Fotografien aus der Fotografischen Sammlung“ [Who is in the Image and how? The Photographic Portrait. Exhibition with Photographs of the Photographic Collection], (with G. Lohmann) 9.3. – 30.4.1995, Museum Folkwang, Essen

Curator: „Fotografinnen der Gegenwart. Arbeiten aus eigenem Besitz“ [Contemporary Women Photographers. Works from the Collection], (with K. Brueckner), 22.9.1994 – 8.1.1995, Museum Folkwang, Essen

Organization of the Festival: „Filme von Fotografinnen – Filme über Fotografinnen – Vorträge“ [Films by Women Photographers – Films about Women Photographers – Lectures] to the exhibition: „Fotografieren hieß teilnehmen. Fotografinnen der Weimarer Republik“, 16.10. – 18.10.1994, Museum Folkwang, Essen

Curator: „Werner Rohde. Fotografien 1925-37“ (with I. Taubhorn), 13.9. – 8.11.1992, Museum Folkwang, Essen

Curator: „Stadtbilder, Fotografien aus den Beständen der Fotografi­schen Sammlung“ [City Images, Photographs from the Photographic Collection], 28.4. – 23.6.1991, Museum Folkwang, Essen

Organization „Form für das Volk. Design in Deutschland 1930-1945“ [Design for the Peope. Design in Germany 1930-1945], 23.4. – 18.5.1990, University of Bonn

Teaching

Guest Lecturer, Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig
“Japanische Fotografie von der Moderne bis zur Gegenwart” (Japanese Photograpahy from the Modern Era until Today), 2-day intensive course, 2007

Guest Lecturer, Frankfurt University, Department for Japanese Studies
– Course: “‘Tokyo Style': Fotografie und Lifestyle in Japans Metropole” (Tokyo Style: Photography and Lifestyle the Capital of Japan), summer semester 2003
– Course: “Superflat” – Fotografie / Malerei und Popkultur in Japan (Superflat – Photography/ Painting and Pop Culture in Japan), winter semester 2003/2004