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Guest Room is a monthly online exhibition with open submissions curated in real-time by personalities from the international photography scene.

Nadine Wietlisbach

Curator - March 2018

Nadine Wietlisbach devises exhibitions, publications and other discursive formats in the fields of contemporary photography and art. She is Director of Fotomuseum Winterthur since January 2018. From 2015 till 2017 she was the Director of Photoforum Pasquart Biel/Bienne, following her post as a curator at the Nidwaldner Museum in Stans, where she was responsible for all contemporary art exhibitions and publications, as well as presentations of the museum’s collection from 2012 till 2015. In 2015, she won the Swiss Art Award 2015 (critique, publication, exhibition section) and was curator in residence at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago. She also founded the independent art space Sic! Raum für Kunst in Lucerne in 2007. Besides her interest in the diversity of photographic media, she is particularly interested in the rapidly expanding nature of photographic technology and its discourse.

Nadine Wietlisbach asked for submissions that relate to the topic of „social interaction“.


Selection by Nadine Wietlisbach

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March 22, 2018

Kirstine Fryd 03, Copenhagen , DK 2017
Piotr Pietrus embrace, Czech Republic , CZ 2013

Thank you „Der Greif“ for inviting me! I appreciated the richness and variety of photographic languages and moving stories! My experience was shifting between the pleasure of discovery and great ambivalence throughout the process of looking at the photogrpahs and making selections within the provided framework. It is crucial to my (curatorial) understanding of the photographic and how we work with images today, to be aware of contexts. When and where was an image taken? Was there a dialogic process between the photographer- their machine - and the person who is being photographed? The realm of shape, form and texture is seducing, like in any other visual domain. But this means having to completely neglect the context of the pictures. To mix and combine various geographical, political and social contexts within one selection (per day) felt slightly alien at times.

March 21, 2018

Robin Cracknell Swanversion, London , GB 2010
Mélanie Desriaux 29, Saint-Etienne , FR 2017
Lara Shipley Klayla, twin of Terri, Arizona , US 2012

March 20, 2018

Karin Karinna Bühler Coincidence 1975, Studio , CH 2014
Michela Carmazzi Aunt Janna in the garden, Lucca , IT 2009

March 19, 2018

Eva Kreuger How to walk away, - , NL 2018
Arianna Sanesi Untitled, Piazza Armerina , IT 2015

March 18, 2018

Emma Sarpaniemi Self-portrait of a couple, The Hague , NL 2017
Ali Sahba I was bored on a monday, and then every day (10 of 12), Hamburg , DE 2018
Maurizio Fiorino Diego and Alessio at the Burger King, Seregno , IT 2018

March 16, 2018

Andrea Urbez BACK2SCHOOLEDIT-55, Madrid , ES 2017
Fabiola Cedillo Los mundos de TITA, Ecuador , EC 2015

March 15, 2018

Claudia Corrent For you, to remember her often, Bolzano , IT 2018
Melissa Schriek Common ground, Berlin , DE 2018

March 14, 2018

ana santos anasantos resonantia B022634, Madrid , ES 2017
Yota Yoshida #1, Tokyo , JP 2015

March 13, 2018

Mariah Karson The Regulars, Bombay Beach, California , US 2016
Simon Liersam Skate Or Not, Life , DE 2011

March 12, 2018

Maria Sturm Patricia, Mescal and Frankie, Pembroke , US 2017

March 11, 2018

Philippe du Crest Mistral 2, Marseille , FR 2017
Carrie Thompson Untitled, Minneapolis, MN , US 2016

March 10, 2018

Manuel Nieberle Untitled, Munich , DE 2017
Anastasiia Chorna Nico-Lou, New York , US 2017
Jess T. Dugan Sukie, 59, New York, NY 2016

March 09, 2018

Karine Roué 02-01-Karine Roué - 2 - Karine Roué © 02
Shawn Rowe Untitled Diptych, Chicago, IL , US 2017
Hildegard Ochse Estate No Future – Café Mitropa, Berlin , DE 1980

March 08, 2018

Aggie Morganti Mind The Glitch, Berkshire , GB 2017
Anastasia Mityukova No name, Thule , GL 2018