An Exhibition of the Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie

Who Are You? That's You!
What portraits (do not) reveal of the portrayed?

09/09 – 05/11/2017

The portrait is a classic field of application of photography, where self-image and public image are negotiated between photographer and picture protagonist. How much can be said about a person’s identity and character via the illustration? Read more




Shown in the anteroom

Jakob Mohr, a victim of negative fluorite-electric thought waves

This monographic exhibition held in the anteroom of our museum introduces the Mannheim gardener Jakob Mohr (1884–1940), who from 1905 on repeatedly underwent psychiatric treatment. He believed to be exposed to and influenced by machine-generated waves directed towards him by an “aggressor”. Read more








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