What is this, photography, and how does it relate to reality? What possibilities does it create for grasping and understanding the world and where does it reach its limits as a technique and as a form of artistic expression, where does it affront us? Where does it manipulate and where does it penetrate, on the contrary, to the core of things? These are the questions Timm Rautert asked himself in the late 1960s and early 1970s. They have the same urgency today as they did then. The result of his undertakings is the Bildanalytische Photographie / Image-Analytical Photography 1968 –...
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