Whether climate change or forest dieback, the waste crisis or sea pollution – art cannot close its eyes to the ecological challenges of the present. The photographers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point, however, is to change it, Marx wrote in 1845 in his Theses on Feuerbach. Whereby he actually spoke of “philosophers”; and it is well known that he debunked himself as a thinker who changed the world like no other. But photographers, too, interpret the world with every single glance and prepare the sediment for change. For the world functions according to the laws of...
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