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8th Triennial of Photography - Hamburg

8th Triennial of Photography - Hamburg

The 8th Triennial of Photography Hamburg will present 77 international artists in 12 exhibitions responding to the concept of Currency. The exhibitions will be accompanied by numerous events and a festival lasting several days in June 2022.

The mass circulation of infinite numbers of images in the world today shapes our perceptions of how we see and how we are seen. Taking cue from this, artistic director Koyo Kouoh, her international team, and the curators of the ten participating museums and exhibition houses in Hamburg have designed a parcours that invites a reconsideration of photographic canons, methods, and documentary traditions. Investigating how value and meaning are attached to photographs, these exhibitions explore the past and present of photography, pose conceptual approaches, and interrogate colonial legacies in which photography is implicated. This multi-layered approach is reflected in the list of 77 international artists including Akinbode Akinbiyi, Viktoria Binschtok, Leslie Hewitt, Clifford Prince King, Louise Lawler, Rana El-Nemr, Otobong Nkanga, Martha Rosler, and Walid Raad, with solo exhibitions of work by LaToya Ruby Frazier, Herbert List, Charlotte March, and Hans Meyer-Veden.

MAY 20 – SEPTEMBER 18, 2022