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Kunsthalle Mannheim
Uprooted / Exil
Under the title Uprooted / Exil the Fotofestival’s exhibition at Kunsthalle Mannheim deals with lack of a homeland, uprooting, exile and migration. The photographic works are integrated with the exhibition Nur Skulptur! curated by Bogomir Eckerm, bringing documentary photography and sculpture into an exciting dialogue.

Stop: Kunsthalle
Tram 3, 4, 5, 6
Bus 60, 63

Friedrichsplatz 4 | 68165 Mannheim
Tel.: +49 (0)621 - 293 64 52/30

Exhibiting photographers
Alex Majoli, Bruno Barbey, Cornell Capa, David Seymour, Dominic Nahr, Eli Reed, Erich Hartmann, Eve Arnold, George Rodger, Herbert List, Hiroji Kubota, Inge Morath, Jean Gaumy, Jérôme Sessini, John Vink, Leonard Freed, Nikos Economopoulos, Patrick Zachmann, Philip Jones Griffiths, René Burri, Robert Capa, Werner Bischof

ZEPHYR – Raum für Fotografie
At the initiative of the photographic agencies Magnum Photos, Paris, and Focus, Hamburg, the four Magnum photographers Olivia Arthur, Peter van Agtmael, Paolo Pellegrin and Moises Saman will travel right across Germany in election year 2013 in order to convey their personal image of the country. Out of the resulting works Andréa Hozherr, curator of the 5th Fotofestival, will put together an exhibition to be presented under the title Deutschlandreise in ZEPHYR – Raum für Fotografie in Mannheim.
Photographers of the exhibition:
Olivia Arthur, Peter van Agtmael, Paolo Pellegrin, Moises Saman

Stop: Rathaus
Tram 2, 6

C 4, 9 | 68159 Mannheim
Tel.: +49 (0)621 - 293 21 20

Exhibiting photographers
Moises Saman, Olivia Arthur, Paolo Pellegrin, Peter van Agtmael

Stadtgalerie Mannheim
Insight Out / Konversion
For the 5th Fotofestival the two Magnum photographers Alessandra Sanguinetti and Donovan Wylie have photographed American soldiers stationed in Mannheim along with their private living spaces and the “barracks”, to be presented for the first time in the exhibition Insight Out / Konversion. Through the photographic gaze, spaces previously closed to the public are made visible for Festival visitors too. Mannheim-based artist Agnes Lisa Wegner will conduct interviews with a selection of the portrayed persons which will be audible during the exhibition.

Stop: Strohmarkt
Tram: 2, 3, 4, 6

Stop: Marktplatz
Tram 1, 3, 4, 5, 7

S 4, 17 | 68161 Mannheim
Tel.: +49 (0)621 - 9760 5760

Exhibiting photographers
Alessandra Sanguinetti, Donovan Wylie

Einraumhaus Mannheim
The Favourites
The Portfolio Reviews took place during the course of the 5th Fotofestival’s opening weekend. Around 85 freelance photographers, students and amateurs made use of the opportunity to have their works appraised by 18 invited experts in photography.

The reviewers came from different fields: among others, curators, gallerists, photographers, university teachers, along with publishers and image editors provided the participants with feedback about their works. At the close of the discussions the reviewers chose their personal favourites. The selected works of the top three favourites are on show from 12 October 2013 until 10 November at Einraumhaus c/o Mannheim.

Alte Feuerwache public transport stop, Mannheim
Tram lines 1, 2, 3, 4
Buses 53 and 61

Dammstr. 1, Alter Meßplatz | 68169 Mannheim
Tel.: +49 (0)621 - 1227312
Tel.: +49 (0)173 - 30302880

Birte Kaufmann
Stephanie Steinkopf
Kike Aspano


No Place like Home / Zuhause
The exhibition No Place like Home / Zuhause deals with our roots and with the concepts home, family, and identity. In multiple series the photographers show private spaces, while not excluding the personal areas. The artist Veronika Veit will present, in dialogue with the photographs and videos, an installation on the topic developed for the Fotofestival.

Alec Soth
The film Somewhere To Disappear will be presented daily at 12 P.M., 3 P.M. and 5 P.M. 60 min.

Stop: Pfalzbau/Wilhelm-Hack-Museum
Tram 4

Stop: Wilhelm-Hack-Museum
Rhein-Neckar-Bus 582

Berliner Straße 23 | 67059 Ludwigshafen
Tel.: +49 (0)621 - 504 30 45

Exhibiting photographers
Alec Soth, Bruce Gilden, Christopher Anderson, Elliott Erwitt, Harry Gruyaert, Jacob Aue Sobol, Jonas Bendiksen, Larry Towell, Martin Parr, Mikhael Subotzky, Thomas Hoepker, Trent Parke, Wayne Miller

Kunstverein Ludwigshafen
Under the title Community the Fotofestival’s exhibition at Kunstverein Ludwigshafen deals with youth culture in relation to gangs, clans and communities of interest. The art society’s director, Barbara Auer, in conjunction with the Festival curator has developed an extensive projection, for which the musical accompaniment is put together by the Ludwigshafen-born DJ Jens Wienand Last Jens To Dance.

Stop: Berliner Platz
Tram 4, 7, 8, 10
Bus 74, 75, 76, 77

Stop: Ludwigshafen Mitte
Suburban Railway 1, 2

Bismarckstraße 44–48 | 67059 Ludwigshafen
Tel.: +49 (0)621 - 52 80 55

Exhibiting photographers
Bruce Davidson, Burt Glinn, David Hurn, David Alan Harvey, Dennis Stock, Guy Le Querrec, Jim Goldberg, Peter Marlow, Richard Kalvar, Susan Meiselas et al.


Heidelberger Kunstverein
Battleground / Afghanistan
In the exhibition Battleground / Afghanistan the subject is disputed territories, war and armed conflicts, drawing on the example of Afghanistan. A space-filling fresco of photos documents the different phases of the country’s war history. The art society’s director, Susanne Weiss, has selected further artistic positions that confront the country’s current and historical situations from various perspectives.

Stop: Kongresshaus/Stadthalle
Bus 31, 32, 35

Hauptstraße 97 | 69117 Heidelberg
Tel.: +49 (0)6221 - 18 40 86

Exhibiting photographers
Abbas, Chris Steele-Perkins, Steve McCurry, Thomas Dworzak, Tim Hetherington

Sammlung Prinzhorn
Locked up / Die Zelle
Under the title Locked up / Die Zelle a number of photographic series are presented at the Prinzhorn Collection that deal with the topic of enclosure / exclusion. During the exhibition the photographic insights into prisons and psychiatric institutions will be compared with the outlooks of psychiatric patients from the inventory of the Sammlung Prinzhorn, selected for the exhibition by Collection director Thomas Röske.

Stop: Thibautstraße
Tram 22
Bus 32, 35

Voßstraße 2 | 69115 Heidelberg
Tel.: +49 (0)6221 - 56 4492

Exhibiting photographers
Chien-Chi Chang, Cristina García Rodero, Gueorgui Pinkhassov, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Lu Nan, Mark Power, Martine Franck, Micha Bar-Am, Paul Fusco, Raymond Depardon, Stuart Franklin

Liu Jie: Migrant Nation
The invitee to the exhibition in halle02 is the Chinese photographer Liu Jie, scholarship holder of the Magnum Foundation. On show is his series Migrant Nation, in which Liu Jie deals with the growing phenomenon of itinerant labour in China. More and more people are moving from the countryside into the cities; usually, though, they have to leave their friends and relations behind. Families are separated, children grow up with their grandparents, the old social structures are dissolved.

Stop: Hauptbahnhof Süd
Bus 33, 721

Stop: Czernyring
Bus 22, M33

Stop: Czernybrücke Süd
Tram 22

Güteramtsstraße 2 | 69115 Heidelberg
Tel.: +49 (0)6221 - 33 8 999-0

Exhibiting photographer
Liu Jie