News from epea
epea in Hamburg
The exhibitions “The New Social” as well as “Picasso in Contemporary Art” highlight the 25th anniversary of the Deichtorhallen Hamburg. To celebrate this special occasion the Körber Foundation, Hamburg and the Deichtorhallen invited to an Open Day which attracted many thousands of visitors. 3600 guests came to see the photo series by the epea 02 artists and took part in the numerous activities. On 18 September 2015 Stephanie Steinkopf and Paula Winkler will talk about their works “Centerfolds” and “Vogelfrei” in the House of Photography during the “Long Night of the Museums”.
The 2nd European Photo Exhibition Award
New touring exhibition in 2014 and 2015 focusing on the topic “The New Social”
The European Photo Exhibition Award – epea for short – aims to create a free space where socially relevant topics concerning Europe are developed and discussed by talented photographers who live and work in Europe and who still are at an early stage of establishing themselves as professional photographers. The twelve appointed photographers will translate their observations, analyses and statements on a set and socially relevant subject into a photo essay. The results will be presented in a joint touring exhibition within Europe.
The twelve new appointed photographers are Patricia Almeida (Portugal), Massimo Berruti (Italy), Eric Giraudet de Boudemange (France), Jan Brykczynski (Poland), André Cepeda (Portugal), Linda Bournane Engelberth (Norway), Simona Ghizzoni (Italy), Kirill Golovchenko (Ukraine), Arja Hyytiäinen (Finland), Espen Rasmussen (Norway), Stephanie Steinkopf (Germany) and Paula Winkler (Germany).