New Publication: ABOUT US. Young Photography in China

Under the title ABOUT US. Young Photography in China, a new publication by the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung has been published by Hirmer Publishers. The book is now available in bookshops and via the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung’s webshop.

Under the title ABOUT US. Young Photography in China, a new publication by the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung has been published by Hirmer Publishers. The carefully compiled monograph shows 220 works by forty artists from China. In an exciting selection, the often experimental photographs – created between the mid-1990s and today – use different techniques to present insights into a country whose imagery is little known in the medium of photography in the western hemisphere. The book is now available in bookshops and via the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung’s webshop.

About Us. Young Photography from China

The Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung is pleased about the great interest that has attracted numerous visitors to the current exhibition despite the coronavirus related restrictions.

The Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung is pleased about the great interest that has attracted numerous visitors to the current exhibition despite the coronavirus related restrictions. Over the course of the six months that  About Us. Young Photography from China was open to the public, the exhibition attracted over 1,000 visitors. These included a particularly large number of young people. A good two-thirds of all visitors where people that came to visit the foundation for the first time.

About Us. Young Photography from China

The exhibition About Us. Young Photography from China will unfortunately not reopen due to the measures still in place to limit the spread of Covid-19. However, the seven short videos that the foundation has produced to accompany the exhibition are available on the website beyond the duration of the exhibition.

The exhibition About Us. Young Photography from China will unfortunately not reopen due to the measures still in place to limit the spread of Covid-19. However, the seven short videos that the foundation has produced to accompany the exhibition are available on the website beyond the duration of the exhibition. They virtually guide through parts of the exhibition and provide interesting information about the exhibition concept and selected artists and works. Click here to watch the videos.

Preview Image: RongRong & inri, Liulitun, Beijing 2003 No. 8, 2003, © RongRong & inri, Courtesy of RongRong & inri & Three Shadows Gallery

Interview on Photography of China

On the occasion of the current exhibition About Us. Young Photography from China, the platform Photography of China has published an interview with Dr. Eva-Maria Fahrner-Tutsek, chairwoman of the board of the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung. In conversation with the art historian and Chinese photography expert Marine Cabos-Brullé, she speaks about the work of the foundation and shares some of her favourite works from the collection.

On the occasion of the current exhibition About Us. Young Photography from China, the platform Photography of China has published an interview with Dr. Eva-Maria Fahrner-Tutsek, chairwoman of the board of the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung. In conversation with the art historian and Chinese photography expert Marine Cabos-Brullé, she speaks about the work of the foundation and shares some of her favourite works from the collection. Read the entire interview here.

Merry Christmas

A year with unprecedented challenges that has certainly been an unusual one for all of us is drawing to a close. We wish you and your families a peaceful Christmas and all the best for a happy and, above all, healthy New Year. We hope that in 2021 we will see you again soon and that we will have the opportunity to tackle upcoming projects with renewed energy and confidence.

A year with unprecedented challenges that has certainly been an unusual one for all of us is drawing to a close. We wish you and your families a peaceful Christmas and all the best for a happy and, above all, healthy New Year. We hope that in 2021 we will see you again soon and that we will have the opportunity to tackle upcoming projects with renewed energy and confidence.

Funding of the third exhibition of the series Photography Today

The third and last exhibition of the series Photography Today, which is supported by the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, was realized in the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich. Under the title Resistant Faces, the exhibition inquires into the state of the portrait in the digital age. It presents a collection of fourteen critical approaches to both visuality and reality from contemporary photography, including a work by the Norwegian artist Frida Orupabo. The work was made available on loan from the collection of the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung.

The third and last exhibition of the series Photography Today, which is supported by the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, was realized in the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich. Under the title Resistant Faces, the exhibition inquires into the state of the portrait in the digital age. It presents a collection of fourteen critical approaches to both visuality and reality from contemporary photography, including a work by the Norwegian artist Frida Orupabo. The work was made available on loan from the collection of the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung. The exhibition runs until April 11, 2021. Due to the current measures to contain the Corona virus, the Pinakothek der Moderne is currently closed to the public. You can stay informed about current developments on the website of the Pinakothek der Moderne. Further information on the funding project can be found here.

Preview image: Installation view Photography Today: Resistant Faces in the Pinakothek der Moderne, Photo: Haydar Koyupinar, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen

Extension of the Exhibition

Due to the current Corona measures, the exhibition About Us. Young Photography from China is unfortunately still closed. However, we hope that the developments will allow for a soon reopening in the New Year. In order to give as many people as possible the opportunity to see the impressive works of a total of 14 young artists from China, the exhibition will be extended until 26 February 2021.

Due to the current Corona measures, the exhibition About Us. Young Photography from China is unfortunately still closed. However, we hope that the developments will allow for a soon reopening in the New Year. In order to give as many people as possible the opportunity to see the impressive works of a total of 14 young artists from China, the exhibition will be extended until 26 February 2021. To stay informed about current developments, please check our website.

Preview image: Jiang Pengyi, Everything Illuminates, No. 3, 2012, Courtesy Jiang Pengyi & Blindspot Gallery

Exhibition temporarily closed

As of today, the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung closes its current exhibition About Us. Young Photography from China for the month due to the newly introduced corona-measures.⁠ However, during this closing time, you can get a glimpse of the exhibition by watching the videos on our website.

As of today, the Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung closes its current exhibition About Us. Young Photography from China for the month due to the newly introduced corona-measures.⁠ We regret not being able to welcome you in the coming weeks.⁠ However, during this closing time, you can get a glimpse of the exhibition by watching the videos on our website. We will be sharing more updates in the following weeks, so stay tuned!⁠

Contemporary Photography. Franziska Kunze in Conversation with Petra Giloy-Hirtz

As part of the current exhibition About Us. Young Photography from China, we are pleased to invite you a to a conversation with Dr. Franziska Kunze, the new Head of Photography and Media Art at the Pinakothek der Moderne. The photography and art historian, who has taken over Dr. Inka Graeve Ingelmann’s position at the beginning of August this year, will be joined by the curator Dr. Petra Giloy-Hirtz to discuss questions of contemporary photography.

As part of the current exhibition About Us. Young Photography from China, we are pleased to invite you a to a conversation with Dr. Franziska Kunze, the new Head of Photography and Media Art at the Pinakothek der Moderne. The photography and art historian, who has taken over Dr. Inka Graeve Ingelmann’s position at the beginning of August this year, will be joined by the curator Dr. Petra Giloy-Hirtz to discuss questions of contemporary photography. This will also open up interesting perspectives on the works on view in the foundation’s current exhibition.
The Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung has been supporting the photography and media art collection at the Pinakothek der Moderne since 2016. Among others, the foundation made it possible to purchase Nicholas Nixon’s important series The Brown Sisters and finances the exhibition series Photography Today, the third part of which will open in November 2020.

Due to the current hygiene and distance regulations, the number of participants for the event is limited. We  kindly ask you to register by e-mail to event@atstiftung.de. Please note that participation is only possible after confirmation.

Preview photo: Installation view About Us. Young Photography from China with works by Ren Hang, Photo: Marion Vogel © Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung