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).
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.