Candida Höfer

Nach Berlin

This publication documents the exhibition, Nach Berlin by Candida Höfer at Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, using the medium book as a place of presentation and display. On show are new photographs and projections that mark a new development towards abstraction in the artist’s oeuvre.

The title of the exhibition is a quotation from a film important to Höfer, Emil and the Detectives (1931). The film portrays the city of Berlin and its surprising twists and turns. Nach Berlin (To / After Berlin) can also signify the expectations of the visitors; destined to be disappointed if they expected to see the works for which she is already known.

Published on the occasion of the exhibition, Candida Höfer: Nach Berlin at Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin (3 December 2016 – 29 January 2017).

English and German text.

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