Biography, pictures from two German states
Casa das Artes, Belém, Brazil, November 2019
In 1989, 30 years ago, the Wall fell in Berlin, dividing Germany into two German states.
“The photographer Barbara Wolff (*1951) grew up in the GDR and moved to the FRG in 1985. In her photographic works, she observed life on both sides of the Iron Curtain. “The photographer Barbara Wolff (*1951) grew up in the GDR and moved to the FRG in 1985.
(Press text for the exhibition at Collection Regard, Berlin 2017).
All the works shown were created between 1980 and 1990. The work “Biography” is part of the exhibition “In eigener Sache”, shown at Collection Regard Berlin, 2017. In cooperation with the Casa de Estudos Germânicos, the Goethe Institute Salvador da Bahia and the Casa das Artes, the curator of the Berlin exhibition, Marc Barbey, has also made the selection for the exhibition in Belém.