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Das nackte IT,
das gibt es nicht.

Bettina Rheims
»Bonkers - A fortnight in London«
Camera Work Berlin (19.9. - 29.11.14)

Bettina Rheims: Georgie Bee wearing her own amazing shoes. Bonkers - A fortnight in London. © Bettina Rheims

Mit dem Fotoband »Chambre Close« wurde die französische Fotografin Bettina Rheims vor über 20 Jahren berühmt. Seitdem gehört sie zu den Klassikern der neueren Aktfotografie und wird in einem Atemzug mit Helmut Newton genannt. Camera Work / Berlin zeigt bis zum 29. November 2014 ihre kürzlich in London entstandene Porträtserie aufreizender It-Girls.

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I want to
see them cry.

Video Talks #2.
Julia Charlotte Richter
Promised Land

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I don‘t think I have ever seen a film scene with so many men crying together in one room. How did you get to this image?
An important aspect in my body of work is the prospect of one’s future and the condition of the society one is born into. Each of my videos focusses on a certain social group or peer group. Lately, I was thinking about the financial catastrophes and about the people behind all that. This is one reason why I became interested in the image of business men. The characters in my video are at an age that still allows a lot of growth and development –there is “a lot of future” – and in their careers they might reach much higher positions.

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