Adam spent time in Koblenz in south west Germany to attend the first ever Syrian torture trial. He was working alongside his friend the artists and activist Khaled Barakeh and Marianna Kartoukly the activist and human rights lawyer. In his lecture he will describe the happenings and the moral dilemmas that happen when art is isolated from protest.
Wednesday 01. July 2020
Location : Zoom (sign up under to receive a link)
Read more about the Online Talk programme "Once Upon a Time... - an online program on protest and engagement in research based photography" here.
ARTIST AND LECTURER
Adam Broomberg with Oliver Chanarin are artists living and working between London and Berlin. They are professors of photography at the Hochschule für bildende Künste (HFBK) in Hamburg and teach on the MA Photography & Society programme at The Royal Academy of Art (KABK), The Hague which they co-designed. Together they have had numerous solo exhibitions most recently at The Centre Georges Pompidou (2018) and the Hasselblad Center (2017). Their participation in international group shows include the Yokohama Trienniale (2017), Documenta, Kassel (2017), The British Art Show 8 (2015-2017), Conflict, Time, Photography at Tate Modern (2015); Shanghai Biennale (2014); Museum of Modern Art, New York (2014); Tate Britain (2014), and the Gwanju Biennale (2012). Their work is held in major public and private collections including Pompidou, Tate, MoMA, Yale, Stedelijk, V&A, the Art Gallery of Ontario, Cleveland Museum of Art, and Baltimore Museum of Art. Major awards include the ICP Infinity Award (2014) for Holy Bible, and the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize (2013) for War Primer 2. Broomberg and Chanarin are the winners of the Arles Photo Text Award 2018 for their paper back edition of War Primer 2, published by MACK.