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Portfolio Review Sichtbar

Cologne is a metropolis of photography. SICHTBAR is the portfolio review of the Photoszene-Festival, where you can make yourself visible to the main institutions of photography based in and around Cologne.

28. September 2018 at the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum
3 x 20 minutes Viewing = 90€ incl. Mwst.

Please contact us for information in english: portfolioreview@photoszene.de

Frank Dürrach

Fotoakademie Koeln
Frank Duerrach.jpg Frank Dürrach is co-founder of the Fotoakademie-Koeln. His focuses lie on visual design, artistic photography, photojournalism and photobook. Candidates who present portfolios to him can expect answers to questions concerning design, arrangement, technique, portfolio coherence and dramaturgy,...

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Barbara Engelbach

Museum Ludwig
engelbach-PORTRAITS.jpg Barbara Engelbach has been a curator at Museum Ludwig in Cologne since 2004, responsible for contemporary art, photography and media art. Her publications and exhibitions are dedicated to art in the public space and to media theory issues.

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Lucia Halder

Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum
Foto Halder-qua.jpg Lucia Halder is the adviser for the Photographic Collection at Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum – Kulturen der Welt.Her particular interest lies in historical photography, along with contemporary positions that seek a dialogue with historical subjects and narrative forms.

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Miriam Halwani

Museum Ludwig
halwani-Museum-Ludwig-13-sw.jpg Miriam Halwani is collection curator for photography prior to 1960 at Museum Ludwig. She earned her doctorate in historiography in photography and brings this interest to bear in her work in digitalising lesser-known works.

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Michael Kaune

QVEST Magazins
Michael Kaune.jpg Michael Kaune, a brand and museums consultant, founded “Galerie KauneContemporary” in 2007. Additionally, as its publisher and creative director, he is responsible for the visual language of “QVEST Magazin”. He concentrates on contemporary photography and mid-century design.

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Ola Kolehmainen

Artist from festival "Artist meets Archive"
Ola Kolehmainen-qau.jpg Ola Kolehmainen is among the most successful artists of the first generation of the so-called “Helsinki School”.He earned renown for his minimalistically abstract details of modern 20th and 21st-century architecture, for which he has won various awards and nominations. Kolehmainen’s current work...

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Dr. Stefanie Kreuzer

Museum Morsbroich
SK-sw.jpg Stefanie Kreuzer is principal curator at Museum Morsbroich in Leverkusen.With a focus on contemporary photographic positions, she works at a creative social interface and strives to draw a link between artworks and their location or a prevailing situation.

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Frederic Lezmi

The PhotoBookMuseum
frederic_lezmi_01-sw.jpg Frederic Lezmi is a photographer and book designer. He regularly teaches photobook workshops in Germany and abroad and is a lecturer in photography at the DHBW in Ravensburg. Lezmi co-founded the PhotoBookMuseum in Cologne in 2014 and has been working as a curator and exhibition designer there...

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Sandro Parotta

Parrotta Contemporary Art Gallery
Sandro-Parrotta-sw.jpg Sandro Parrotta founded the gallery Parrotta Contemporary Art in Stuttgart and Berlin in 2007, and relocated these branches to Cologne and Bonn in 2017. The gallery focuses on national and international artistic positions that pursue a media-reflexive and conceptual approach.

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Ronit Porat

Artist from festival "Artist meets Archive"
sichtbar-ronit-sw.jpg Ronit Porat is an artist who works mostly on ready-made images of visual sources and archival materials, with which she examines historical artistic representations. She was awarded The Lauren and Mitchell Presser Photography Award for a Young Israeli Artist, 2017. Porat is a member of the...

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Claudia Schubert

Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur
Claudia Schubert.jpg Claudia Schubert is a research associate and curator at the “Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur”, where she realizes exhibition projects and publications. She was the recipient of the DGPh’s educational award for her work with schools in 2013. She particularly values documentary...

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Oliver Rausch

Fotoakademie Koeln
Oliver Rausch.jpg Oliver Rausch is co-founder with Frank Dürrach of the Fotoakademie-Koeln. He has won various awards and nominations for his artistic and experimental work as a freelance photographer for advertising and magazines. With an eye to market conditions and a work’s further potential, he places...

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Thomas Rehbein

Galerie Rehbein
ThomasRehbein-sw.jpg Thomas Rehbein has been running a gallery that specializes in contemporary positoins between conceptual art and narrative art since 1995. His interest is drawn by photography as a medium when it breaks the boundaries of straightforward depiction of reality and shows references to traditional art...

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Julian Sander

Galerie Julian Sander
Portrait_JS-sw.jpg Julian Sander represents the fourth generation of the Sander family with his gallery on Neumarkt in Cologne. In continuation of great-grandfather August Sander’s humanistic tradition, he shows works that directly or indirectly reference the latter’s working method and attempts to draw a...

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Martin Rendel

Kunstverein K26
K26_MR_1c 2.jpg Martin Rendel is a cultural manager and lecturer, and director of the K26 art association in Cologne and Beijing. His focus lies on cultural exchange between Asia and Germany, and his main topic is freedom of opinion in art. Rendel regularly (co-) publishes photobooks on various subjects. At the...

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Tina Schelhorn

Galerie Lichtblick
Tina Schelhorn.jpg Tina Schelhorn has been running the photo gallery Lichtblick in Cologne together with Wolfgang Zurborn for almost 30 years. She has been organising the “Kolga Tbilisi Photo Festival” in Georgia as its curator since 2012. Schelhorn values dialogue with international festivals and has published...

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Barbara Scheuermann

Kunstmuseum Bonn
barbarascheuermann-qua.jpg Barbara J. Scheuermann is a contemporary art curator and director of the Graphics Collection at Kunstmuseum Bonn who has held numerous posts in Germany and abroad. Her research and curatorship focuses on narrativity in the image and identity politics issues in particular. www.kunstmuseum-bonn.de

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Nadia van der Grinten

Van der Grinten Galerie
Nadia van der Grinten.jpg Nadia van der Grinten manages the photography-specialized Van der Grinten gallery in Cologne. She is particularly interested in long-term photo projects, in the topic of “man and space”, and in location-specific exhibition presentations. www.vandergrintengalerie.com

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Thomas Zander

Galerie Thomas Zander
Portrait_Thomas_Zander-sw.jpg Thomas Zander, born in 1962, opened Galerie Thomas Zander in Cologne in 1996. The gallery presents expanded photography as well as media art and conceptual art. Its photography section features international artists from the early 20th century to the present who consider the medium of photography...

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Wolfgang Zuborn

Galerie Lichtblick
Wolfgang Zurborn.jpg Wolfgang Zurborn is an internationally renowned photographer who runs the Lichtblick photo gallery together with Tina Schelhorn. He teaches photography at various universities in Germany and abroad and at his own “Lichtblick School”. Zurborn is interested in all expressive forms of contemporary...

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