HAUS am KLEISTPARK I Projektraum



Opening on Thursday, 22.6., 7:00 p.m.
Introduction Dr. Matthias Harder

Burkini
Photographs by Melina Papageorgiou


© Melina Papageorgiou, o.T.


Invitation | German
version



Over the past few years, Melina Papageorgiou has made several trips to Muslim countries – among them Doha and Abu Dhabi – and has photographed women in their burkinis.With her comprehensive and heterogeneous picture series, which the Berlin-based photographer undertook following her own inspiration, Melina Papageorgiou tells us her own story: the story of her visits with several families, and her view of this still exotic region. The series also features images of an inhospitable landscape with selected details of vegetation, streets, and portraits of the people who live there. Matthias Harder

Melina Papageorgiou, born 1981 in Freiburg / Breisgau, Germany.  Grew up in Germany and Greece. Photography studies at Ostkreuzschule, Neue Schule für Fotografie Berlin. Guest student at the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig (class of Prof. Joachim Brohm).  Exhibitions in Berlin, Osnabrueck, Cambridge and Athens. Shortlisted at Photobook Dummy Award Kassel 2016. Lives and works in Berlin.

A catalogue with an introduction by Dr. Matthias Harder will be published on the occasion of the exhibition.


23.6. –  13.8. 2017
HAUS am KLEISTPARK | Projektraum
Grunewaldstr. 6/7, 10823 Berlin
Di bis So 11 – 18 Uhr, Eintritt frei 



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