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The Chosen Ones
Hendrik Zeitler

Hendrik Zeitler: The Chosen Ones

Hendrik Zeitler: The Chosen OnesThe Chosen Ones
Hendrik Zeitler
English and Swedish


Afterword by Camilla Flodin.


40 Pages
300 x 365 mm
ISBN 9789187939198


There is nothing so expressive as the eyes of animals … which seem objectively to mourn that they are not human –  Theodor W. Adorno

In her afterword, Camilla Flodin comments: “Is it really the animals who mourn that they are not human? Or is it in fact we who are mourning, or should be mourning, that we are not yet human, that we are not human enough? Is this perhaps what Adorno is implying with his wording: that animals mourn that they are not human because we humans always impress the difference between us and them upon them, and turn this difference into something that is to the animals’ disadvantage.”

About the Artist
Born 1975 in Hamm, Germany – currently living and working in Hammarkullen, a part of Gothenburg Sweden. Holds a master’s degree from the School of Photography and Film, Gothenburg University; studied earlier at the School of Applied Science, Dortmund, Germany, department of photography. Teaches photography at HDK-Valand, Gothenburg University.

About the Publisher
Journal was founded by Gösta Flemming in 1991 with an aim to publish photo books. They are based in Sweden.