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©Martin Schoeller, Jeff Koons with Floral Headpiece, New York, 2013, Courtesy Gallery Camera Work, Berlin

Bling Bling Baby!

19/11/16 - 15/01/17

Photography | Fashion | Art & Kitch

The new, colourful world of photography: From Glam Fashion to nature poems, from the ironic representation to pop portraits. The international group exhibition that includes stars such as David LaChapelle and Pierre et Gilles presents a fascinating canon of images which celebrate the artificial and do not shy away from kitsch.

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Autio 008 Media

gute aussichten - junge deutsche fotografie // new german photography 2016/2017

19/11/2016 – 15/01/2017

Photography | Young talents award 

We will be offering insights into the future of the medium and will be presenting the best works of a new generation of photographers:  For the first time the opening exhibition for the most important award for new photographers will be taking place in Düsseldorf.

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.ftlbr #4: Simon Menner: Terror Komplex, 2016

.ftlbr #4: Simon Menner "Terror Komplex"

19/11/2016 – 15/01/2017

On the occasion of the fourth and provisionally last issue of the exhibtion series .ftlbr (photo lab) Berlin Based photographer Simon Menner deals with questions raised by the medial in-/visibility of current, global confilcts.

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Internetstadl #11:VC 1541 got soul


We are celebrating the last Stadl this year. Dezember 5th will be the night of DIY music hacks: hacking, upcycling, circuit bending. Part of the experience, will be a youtube journey into a media-art involvement with industrial machinery, electronic components and autonomic musical instruments.

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Internetstadl 11


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© Peter Lindbergh, Paris

Peter Lindbergh / Garry Winogrand: Women on Street


On the occasion of the Duesseldorf Photo Weekend 2017, in an exhibition entitled Women on Street, from 3 February to 30 April 2017, the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf will be presenting two world stars of photography - Peter Lindbergh and Garry Winogrand - and a world premiere: Garry Winogrand’s rare colour photographs from the 50s and 60s will be on show.

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Thomas Mailaender No Pain No Gain 2009

Thomas Mailaender: The Fun Archive


With The Fun Archive the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf will be presenting the first major Thomas Mailaender retrospective in Germany. The French artist collects artefacts of cyber culture – anonymous amateur photographs, Internet memes and cyber trash – that he archives, processes and channels into world of high culture.

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