November 2007


Nov 13 | By Joerg Colberg

A Conversation with Kai-Olaf Hesse

As I recently indicated, discussions about German photography are usually very narrowly focused on a single aesthetic (“deadpan”) and on a small group of photographers. In order to change this a little bit, I decided to approach German photographers to talk to them about photography. Kai-Olaf Hesse emailed me after I ranted about the somewhat bewildering lack of German participation in the photography blog scene, and I asked him whether he’d be up for a conversation about German photography (held in English btw) or, as we will see, “German photography”. I’m very happy he agreed to it, and I am very grateful for all the work he put into it. It’s a long read, but a real treat.
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