Watching You, Watching Me Exhibit in Berlin: Meet the Curators

The Museum für Fotografie and C/O Berlin are launching an institutional collaboration to present three thematically related exhibitions in Berlin that explore the topic of surveillance and photography from both historical and contemporary perspectives: Watching You, Watching Me: A Photographic Response to Surveillance, The Field Has Eyes: Images of the Surveillant Gaze, and Watched! Surveillance, Art & Photography.

Please join Open Society Foundations for a panel discussion bringing together the exhibition curators for a conversation about the different research approaches, underlying concepts, and presentation forms of the three exhibitions.


  • Ann-Christin Bertrand is curator at C/O Berlin.
  • Michalis Valaouris is scientific assistant at Kunstbibliothek—Photographic Collection, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz.
  • Louise Wolthers is research manager/curator at Hasselblad Foundation.
  • Yukiko Yamagata is the acting interim director for the Open Society Foundations Documentary Photography Project.
  • Moritz Wullen is commissioner and founding director of Humboldt Forum, Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz (moderator).

For a full schedule of public programs and tours related to the exhibitions, please visit the Museum für Fotografie and C/O Berlin websites.

Since its inception in 1998, Moving Walls has featured approximately 200 photographers whose works address a variety of social justice and human rights issues that coincide with the Open Society Foundations mission. Watching You, Watching Me is the 22nd installation of the Moving Walls exhibition series.

Date: February 19, 2017
Time: 5:007:00 p.m.

Museum für Fotografie, Jebensstraße 2, 10623 Berlin, Germany

Ann-Christin Bertrand, Michalis Valaouris, Louise Wolthers, Moritz Wullen, and Yukiko Yamagata