For this year’s edition ot the Mois de la Photo-OFF, the Galerie Esther Woerdehoff presents Michael von Graffenried’s new series Bierfest.
“What does privacy look like nowadays? Do we find it in the private space, in the closed sphere? Or rather on the internet, especially on the social networks, those mixed areas in between public and private spaces where the invitation is too irresistible to the users to make public, in a continuous flow, their most intimate feelings, the small events of their life, such as visits to museum, meetings, sexual experiences, and any other little facts or states of mind. As soon as we ask this question, the ground seems to shift under our feet. “Where and what is privacy today ?”; this has become a major philosophical and artistic question of our time.
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