Yvon Chabrowski | Artist Talk

HANDOUT – Die Aufnahme vom 12.04.2015 zeigt Flüchtlinge mit ihrem Schlauchboot in unmittelbarer Nähe des Frachtschiffes «OOC Cougar» auf dem Mittelmeer. Die Schiffe der Reederei Opielok Offshore Carriers haben seit Dezember vergangenen Jahres über 1500 Menschen aus dem Mittelmeer gerettet. Foto: Opielok Offshore Carriers/dpa (ACHTUNG: Nur zur redaktionellen Verwendung im Zusammenhang mit der Berichterstattung und nur mit Urhebernennung Foto: Opielok Offshore Carriers/dpa) +++(c) dpa – Bildfunk+++
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11 Mai, 2021
Watch the artist interview with Yvon Chabrowski about her photographic work ‚SEA PIECES I-IV‘ (2014/15). It is currently part of the exhibition ‚SEA PIECES – facts and fiction‘ at the Alfred Ehrhardt Foundation in Berlin, together with works by Inka & Niclas and Sascha Weidner.

Yvon Chabrowski talks about her photographic work SEA PIECES I-IV (2014/15) which is currently part of the group exhibition SEA PIECES – facts and fiction at the Alfred Ehrhardt Foundation in Berlin.

Four blue photographs show surfaces of water. On closer inspection, they exhibit a certain kind of disturbance, traces of a rough manipulation by image processing. While the movement of the waves stopped, another dynamic takes space. For underneath, behind, and within that stillness of soothing blue, something seems to have been made to disappear that is now taking shape. Something presses that surface from below or pulls the viewer closer to the picture, a disruption, a noise, which shares little of the meditative, calming effect of the sea. Upon closer inspection, the eye detects outlines of floating objects, ghostly lines drawn into the water by their movement.

Watch online: Artist Interview with Yvon Chabrowski


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