HAMBURG, GERMANY - Gallery Hengevoss-Dürkop presents Planet Africa – Photography, on view January 9 through February 29, 2008. This exhibition is part of the project "Planet Africa - Carte Blanche" and presents seven photographical positions of six countries. It reveals, how the traditional studio-portrait-photography has more and more given way to a dedicated young black author photography.
The majority of the selected photographers are autodidacts, who improved their skills in workshops or in a group.
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PHOTO: Zwelethu Mthethwa, "Maidens Nr. 15", 80 x 100 cm, 2006, Diasec, Ed. 4