kijk:papers 2015 — program

Warte für Kunst, Kassel / Germany

Explore self-published books, artist editions and recent publications from independent publishers with a focus on photography at the Warte für Kunst. kijk:papers will be accompanied by book launches, artist talks and presentations.

Talk with Hanna Zaenker, Sabine Niggemann and Natalie Richter

Sabine Niggemann, Hanna Zänker, Natalie Richter at kijk:papers 2015

Hanna Zaenker, Sabine Niggemann and Natalie Richter studied photography at the Folkwang University of Arts, Essen. During the talk they will present recent publications.

Thursday, June 04, 2015, 4pm

Booklaunch & signing with Daniela Risch (DE)

Daniela Risch at kijk:papers 2015

Daniela Risch will launch her recent publication ‘vanishing into thin air’ (2015) during kijk:papers. Her self published book comes with a poem by Ulrike Almut Sandig. Daniela Risch studied at the Ostkreuzschule for Photography Berlin (Prof. Ute Mahler), the Academy of Media Arts, Cologne and the Folkwang University of Arts, Essen. In 2014 she was granted with a scholarship of the Stiftung Kunst & Kultur, Dresden.

Friday, June 05, 2015, 2pm

Sarah Pedde (DE) presenting her work ‘Handlungen für ein zersplittertes Bild – Archiv der Gesten’

Sarah Pedde at kijk:papers 2015

Sarah Pedde studied photography at the University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Faculty of Art and Design and will start her studies in Visual Arts in Vienna from on autumn 2015. In her work Sarah Pedde focusses on transfering and handling of images into different materials and media. At present she is engaged in art history publications and their transfer into sculptural.

Friday, June 05, 2015, 3:30pm

Harvey Benge (NZ/FR) presenting his photobook work

Harvey Benge at kijk:papers 2015

“My interest lies in the strange anthropology of cities, observing and making photographs of the unusual and overlooked in the human landscape where nothing is as it seems. I make photographic series which evolve into bookworms.”
Harvey Benge lives and works between Auckland (NZ) and Paris (FR). He conducted workshops at the AUT University, Auckland and the Lichtblick School, Cologne, in colaboration with artists like Pieter Hugo, Rineke Dijkstra, Antoine d’Agata and Lewis Baltz. His list of bookworks meanwhile counts more than 40 titles.

Friday, June 05, 2015, 6pm

Tommaso Tanini and Marco Paltrinieri (IT) on Discipula Editions and their recent publication ‘H. said he loved us’

Tommaso Tanini and Marco Paltrinieri at kijk:papers 2015

Discipula Editions, founded by M.F.G. Paltrinier, Mirko Smerdel and Tommaso Tanini, can be seen as a collaborative research platform operating in the field of photography and visual culture. „As a means through which to bring art projects outside more conventional and institutional spaces and to question the distinctions between creation and production, Discipula is committed to designing, self publishing and distributing its works as limited edition books and other printed matters.“

Friday, June 05, 2015, 7:30pm

Talk with Jan Kiesswetter, Alina Schmuch and Jan Wenzel (DE) / spector books

Jan Kiesswetter, Alina Schmuch & Jan Wenzel at kijk papers 2015

spector books

Saturday, June 06, 2015, 3pm

Talk with Lotte Reimann (DE/NL)

Lotte Reimann at kijk papers 2015

Lotte Reimann studied photography at the University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Faculty of Art and Design and the Gerrit Rietveld Académie, Amsterdam. She had been supported by notable institutions such as Kunststiftung NRW, Stiftung Kunstfonds and the Mondriaan Fonds. Her works ‘Jaunt’ (2014), ‘Bis morgen im Nassen’ (2013) and ‘Guffaw’ (2011) are either self-published or cooperations with Art Paper Editions (BE) and RVB Books (FR). During her lecture she will especially focus on the handling of found footage material in relation to her artistic work.

Saturday, June 06, 2015, 6pm

Sven Lindhorst-Emme (DE) presenting his work as a bookdesigner

Sven Lindhorst-Emme at kijk papers 2015

Sven Lindhorst-Emme works as a freelance graphic designer and teacher for communication design at the Lette Verein Berlin. His work specially focusses on the conception and the design of photobooks. With ‘Beyond Cold War’ (2014), ‘Dear Clark’ (2013), ‘Be good’ (2012) and ‘Beyoğlu Blue – Purple Edition’ (2010), four of his works will be on view at kijk:papers. Sven Lindhorst-Emme will talk about his work on these 4 projects (among others) and his very own approach to designing photobooks.

Saturday, June 06, 2015, 7:30pm

Black coffee with

Katrin Kamrau and Robert Schlotter introducing the platform for photographic editions and their project kijk:papers. Everybody is welcome for a fresh black coffee.

Sunday, June 07, 2015, 1pm

fine photo books and artist editions