Triennial of Photography Hamburg BREAKING POINT. June – September 2018

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BREAKING POINT
unlearning x rethinking x restarting

The Triennial of Photography Hamburg 2018 is intended to engage audiences, inspire action and invoke change. It is a time to reflect, unlearn, rethink and restart. Photography is a powerful tool to convey the message.

[enter], [space], [home], [shift], [control], [return], [delete], and [escape] are today widespread lexicons of the contemporary world but there is a compelling message hidden behind these computer keys. Let us freeze time for a moment and contemplate their original meaning.

[ENTER]

on a breaking point and necessity to change 
 – Curated by Emma Bowkett & Krzysztof Candrowicz

[HOME]

on belonging, safety, migration and nomadism
 – Curated by Stefan Rahner & Nico Baumgarten

[CONTROL]


on politics, money and power
 – Curated by Petra Roettig & Stephanie Bunk

[SPACE]


on urbanism, alienation, anonymity, street life
 – Curated by Sabine Schnakenberg

[SHIFT]


on personal change, paradigms and alternation – Curated by Bettina Steinbrügge & Tobias Peper

[RETURN]

on roots, heritage and learning from the past 
- Breaking Point 1918
 – Curated by Sebastian Lux, Lothar Altringer, Jens Bove and Adelheid Komenda

[DELETE]

on selection and censorship in photojournalism – Curated by Esther Ruelfs & Sven Schumacher

[ESCAPE]

On environmental changes and ecological emergency – Curated by Virgilio Ferreira

[ANTON CORBIJN]

Curated by Franz Wilhelm Kaiser

[JOAN FONTCUBERTA]

Curated by Alison Nordström

[SHIRANA SHAHBAZI]

Curated by Katja Schroeder

[recommended]

Curated by Ingo Taubhorn.