Hans-Michael Koetzle: Eyes Wide Open « The Leica Camera

Hans-Michael Koetzle: Eyes Wide Open

The exhibition “EYES WIDE OPEN! 100 YEARS OF LEICA PHOTOGRAPHY” opens at the Haus der Photographie at Hamburg’s Deichtorhallen on October 24. In addition to showing 500 photographs, there are technical exhibits, films and much more to attract photo enthusiasts to the city. LFI has produced a book of the same name in conjunction with the exhibition and talked to the curator Hans-Michael Koetzle.

Conflits Gelés by Laurent Hazgui at PCP Photographie – The Eye of Photography

Conflits Gelés by Laurent Hazgui at PCP Photographie

The explosion of the Soviet bloc has given birth to territories where life seems to have stopped on December 26th, 1991. Four separatist states, whose status, according to the Organization for Security for and Co-operation in Europe, is “frozen conflict,” have been at war since the declaration of their independence: Transnistria (Moldova), South Ossetia (Georgia), Abkhazia (Georgia) and Nagorno-Karabakh (Armenia/Azerbaijan).