Peter Bialobrzeski: Urban Spaces

Peter Bialobrzeski, born in 1961, is one of the best-known internationally successful German photographers of the present day. For his work, he received the 2012 Dr. Erich Salomon Prize of the German Society for Photography and twice the most most prestigious prize for photojournalism, the World Press Photo Award (2003 and 2010).

Exhibition URBANE RÄUME. Fotografien von Peter Bialobrzeski im Stadthaus Ulm Photo © Michael Nguyen

Exhibition URBANE RÄUME. Fotografien von Peter Bialobrzeski im Stadthaus Ulm
Photo © Michael Nguyen

Bialobrzeski focuses on social change and transformation processes in urban space. Between 2011 and 2016, he created his series of works The second home, for which he visited cities such as Berlin, Bottrop, Hamburg, Meißen and Offenbach, but also the vast in-between, the foreign familiar, where garage doors, lampposts, and gas stations - he himself speaks of the "exploring the social surface of Germany."

Exhibition URBANE RÄUME. Fotografien von Peter Bialobrzeski im Stadthaus Ulm Photo © Michael Nguyen

Exhibition URBANE RÄUME. Fotografien von Peter Bialobrzeski im Stadthaus Ulm
Photo © Michael Nguyen

The City Diaries are Bialobrzeski's photographic recordings, primarily of the European and Asian cities. The Minsk Diary, for example, deals with everyday life everyday life between traditional values and the prevailing reality in Belarus reality in Belarus - a highly topical issue in view of the tensions and the authoritarian Alexander Lukashenko - a highly topical subject. In Dhaka Diary, Bialobrzeski takes a close look at the focuses on unrestrained growth. It conveys the realization of an irreversible change in urban living spaces. Also portraits of the Danube cities Linz and Budapest, of Zurich, Wolfsburg, Bangkok, Yagon, Osaka and more are shown in the and more are shown in the exhibition. These are complemented by works from the series The Raw and the Cooked, Informal Arrangements, Case Study Home, and No Buddha in Suburbia. The Municipal Building is also particularly pleased to announce the donation of six Peter Bialobrzeski's photographs from the private collection of Prof. Dr. Guido Adler, which will be honored separately in this exhibition.

Since 2002 Peter Bialobrzeski is a regular Professor for photography at the University of the Arts in Bremen/Germany. He is represented by Peter Sillem Gallery in Frankfurt/Germany, Laurence Miller Gallery in New York, and also shows with Robert Morat Gallery in Berlin, as well as at m97Gallery in Shanghai. The exhibiton is curated by Dr. Raimund Kast.

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Peter Bialobrzeski:
Urbane Räume

until January 15, 2023

Stadthaus Ulm
Münsterplatz 2, D-89073 Ulm, Germany


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