Topic: Photography


The group exhibition “Front” presents work by Photography students at the Lette Verein in Berlin who explore the theme of inner and outer borders. Participants are Silas Bahr, Lisa Beier, Juan Camilo, Andressa Clemente, Jana Convent, Senya Corda, Sam de Goede, Charlotte Hansel, Paulina Hildesheim, Luisa Krautien, Oksana Meister, Joana Pratschke, Darja Preuss, Christina Rank, Cathy Schultze, Quirin Staufer, Katrin Theissen, Lena Treugut, Franziska Vehring, Si Wachsmann, Christian Winterfieldt .

Allesandré Petzer's Black & White photo made in Berlin Charlottenburg presents a grainy architectural detail.

Alessandré Petzer

Summer 2018, South African print- and performance artist Alessandré Petzer took part in SomoS’ Visiting Researchers Residency. As a multidisciplinary artist, her work spans media such as etching and photography, and also imbues performative elements to sculpture, painting and printmaking.

Linda Post

Linda Post is an US-American multimedia artist and educator who explores the sculptural limits of time-based media via video, installation, sculpture, audio, and photography. Her work is often site-specific, involving psychogeographic mental and aesthetic explorations; a choreography of the everyday; and the creation of links across time and space.

Loneliness Online – Sergey Melnitchenko

In the photography exhibition presented by SomoS Art House in Berlin, Sergey Melnitchenko (b. 1991, Ukraine) shares his series titled “Loneliness Online.” The series is a sociocultural research on pathogenicity in social networks, caused by the psychological effects of isolation. In this solo presentation curated by Anastasia Leonova, Melnitchenko casts a cool gaze on his […]

Sergey Melnitchenko - Loneliness Online

Sergey Melnitchenko

Sergey Melnitchenko is a rising star of the Ukrainian underground photography community, fearlessly seeking out challenging subjects such as masculinity in Ukraine, the secretive backstage world of showgirls in China, and queer, transgender, and other marginalized identities throughout the world. His deep immersion in these topics allows him to photograph his subjects at their most […]

Treading Water – Todd Johnson

In his solo exhibition Treading Water, visual artist Todd Reece Johnson (AU) expresses his dissatisfaction with digital photography’s sterility, critiquing the desensitized version of the world that it provides us with. In a deliberate materialist practice, that takes analog processes to almost alchemical extremes, the show responds to such concerns.

Todd Reece Johnson

Todd Reece Johnson is an Australian artist and University lecturer who employs analog techniques to investigate malleability of the photographic image. His research interests include photography authorship, indexicality and materialism in the digital age.

Anais Hazo

Anaïs Hazo

SomoS Artist-in-Residence Anaïs Hazo was born 1989 in Paris; Hazo lives and works between Paris, Berlin and New-York. She considers the broad variety of her chosen media (drawing, photography, installation…) as a whole that she uses to focus on life and reality. In between fine arts and design, she has been working in many creative fields: […]

African Acid is the Future

African Acid is the Future – Camille Bokhobza

From November 26 – December 1 2016 SomoS presents African Acid Is the Future, an exhibition of work by Berlin-based French photographer Camille Bokhobza, curated by Maryama Luccioni and Romain Azzaro. Bokhobza’s ongoing photo series documents the first year of the popular Berlin club night African Acid Is the Future, from its birth to the […]

Facets of Iran

Facets of Iran

The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.Saadi Shirazi   With their group exhibition “Facets of Iran,” artists Jon John Arias, Mike Marlowe & Paul King ask “Can we meet others as people and not projections of our romantic notions or our worst nightmares?” “Facets of Iran” reflects the experiences of […]

Jack Mitchell: Joe Dallesandro, Photograph, Trash Publicity Shot 1970

Jack Mitchell

Playwright Edward Albee describes Jack Mitchell (1925-2013) as transcending the role of photographer to that of extraordinary cultural historian. ((“Jack Mitchell: My Life is Black and White” 2006 documentary by Craig B. Highberger. As celebrity and dance photographer Jack Mitchell portrayed the entertainment industry in New York City from the 1960’s to late 1990’s. […]

Synchrodogs: Misha Koptev Portfolio


Ukrainian photographers Tania Shcheglova & Roman Noven / Synchrodogs’ innovative oeuvre presents us with inventive imagery from the crossover of art and fashion photography, allowing space for personal and challengingly eccentric ways of glamorous and eroticized self expression.

Made in SomoS: Ari Versluis/Exactitudes

Ari Versluis

Rotterdam-based photographer Ari Versluis is known for his Exactitudes photo series, made in collaboration with Ellie Uyttenbroek, which examines the construction of social identity by way of fashion codes. In contrast, his commissions and solo work Encounters focuses on self-expressing individuals as a representation of a new kind of super-diversity.


Since 1994, Rotterdam-based photographer Ari Versluis and profiler Ellie Uyttenbroek have collaborated intensively, documenting the dress codes of various social groups, first in their highly multicultural hometown Rotterdam, later internationally. Marked by a keen eye for detail and sly humor, the sober and meticulously executed photography series’ inspiration goes back as far as August Sander […]

Thiago Dezan

Photographer/director Thiago Dezan presented his work in a special edition of Cinema Conversación as part of the exhibition Tropicana 404. Thiago Dezan took the street as his main school, in other words, his formation is “driven by the empiricism at the univer-city.” Dezan is not only active as director, photographer, producer and coordinator but also […]

Fabian Schröder

Fabian Schröder was born in 1984 in Berlin. After receiving multiple degrees in photography from institutions in Vienna, Antwerp, and Brussels, he has recently returned to Berlin to develop his career in photography. So far, he has investigated the peculiarities of leisure and travel, noticing the hollowness that can be detected in our pre-fabricated methods […]

Iwajla Klinke

Born in Greifswald, Germany, Iwajla Klinke studied art history, Islamic and Jewish studies at the Free University, Berlin, graduating in 2002. Recent solo exhibitions include Infantes, Museum Haus Lowenberg, Gengenbach; Oneironauts, Galerie Voss, Dusseldorf; Palindrom, Stadtische Galerie, Bad Reichenhall (all 2018) and Infantes, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris (2017). Her group exhibitions include Gates of […]

Joanna Szproch

Joanna Szproch was born in Warsaw, Poland, in 1979. After graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz with a Artist’s Master Degree in 2004, she immediately began to work as a photo assistant in Warsaw and quickly excelled in portrait and fashion photography. The pursuit of her art brought her to Berlin’s eclectic […]

First came the clowns

First came the clowns Fotoausstellung über Wohn- und Lebensräume in Berlin Vernissage Donnerstag, 23. Januar 2014, um 19.00 Uhr Es sprechen: Peter Held, Programmbereichsleiter Fotografie, Fotocentrum am Wassertor, vhs Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg Ann-Christine Jansson, Fotojournalistin und Fotoredakteurin, Konzept und Leitung Es treten auf: Queer Queens aus dem Rauschgold Öffnungszeiten: 23. Januar bis 1. Februar 2014 Di bis […]

Rule 34

During the Berlin Pornfilmfestival, October 23-27th 2013, which, after Panorama, has become the city’s largest platform for narrative, documentary and experimental cinema about sexuality and identity, SomoS presents Rule 34, a group exhibition of similarly innovative artistic positions. In internet folklore, Rule 34 stipulates that anything thinkable can be made into porn, or probably already […]

Dirty urban street with parka-clad photographer Donato Del Giudice hidden under the cloth of a large format camera.

Large Format Photography Workshop

Analog photography workshop by SomoS’ Artist-in-Residence Donato Del Giudice. With a large format camera 8×10, Del Giudice portrays his generation in their daily intimacy. The workshop explores the large format camera’s unique features that influence the photographic process and the quality of the resulting image, offering greater pictorial control.

Søren Drastrup

Søren Drastrup was born in Denmark in 1989; since 2012 he lives in Berlin, studying photography at BTK – Berliner Technische Kunsthochschule. Drastrup documents his life and thoughts through analog photography. He took part in the 2014 My Paper Sunglasses group exhibition at SomoS.