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Ortszeit Local Time
Stefan Koppelkamm

Ortszeit Local Time Stefan Koppelkamm

Ortszeit Local Time Stefan KoppelkammOrtszeit Local Time
Stefan Koppelkamm


62 pages
105 x 147 mm
ISBN Not Available


While travelling through East Germany in 1990, after the fall of the Berlin wall but before re-unification, Stefan Koppelkamm felt the urge to capture in photographs a reality which he assumed would soon disappear for ever. The houses, streets and squares which he photographed often gave the impression that time had stopped, frequently conveying a sense of how Germany might have looked before the Second World War. Ten or twelve years later, the photographer sought out each location again and took a second photograph from exactly the same standpoint. The pairs of photographs which were created in this way document the deep-seated changes which had occurred in many of these places over the intervening years.

This book is a supporting publication for the exhibition of the same name at the Goethe-Institut London.

About the Artist
Stefan Koppelkamm is a German graphic designer, exhibition designer, photographer, author and university lecturer.

About the Publisher
The Goethe-Institut is a non-profit German cultural association operational worldwide with 159 institutes, promoting the study of the German language abroad and encouraging international cultural exchange and relations. Around 246,000 people take part in these German courses per year.

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