Exhibitions at Galerie Nordenhake Berlin
For the first time, German photographer Matthias Hoch presents his comprehensive series "BER” (2017–2020), a visual exploration of the unfinished new airport for the reunited capital. The exhibition comprises a selection of 12 colour photographs and a three-channel video installation. In 2012, only a couple of weeks before the new Berlin airport was supposed to commence operations, the opening was suddenly cancelled due to construction defects and finally took place last yea… more
During Gallery Weekend Berlin Galerie Nordenhake presents its fifth solo exhibition of photographer Michael Schmidt (1945-2014). Schmidt’s works are characterised by the persistent quest of finding a new approach to reality by means of photography.
Since the mid 1990s his oeuvre includes works that the artist created by using images from his working archive. The process of re-contextualising his individual shots forms an integral part of Schmidt’s artistic practice. The interval be… more
Group Exhibition curated by Ignasi Aballí
Galerie Nordenhake is pleased to present a solo exhibition of Italian artist Walter Niedermayr. For his fourth exhibition at Galerie Nordenhake Berlin, the artist will show current works from his ongoing series, Alpine Landscapes. After making a series about the ski resort Aspen in the American Rocky Mountains between 2009-2011, Niedermayr returned to the European Alps to develop the body of work for the present exhibition. The artist is widely recognised for his large-scale, subdued photograp… more
Galerie Nordenhake is pleased to present PEMOHT, an exhibition by Finnish photographers Esko Männikkö and Pekka Turunen. The title takes its' name from a photographic essay realised by the two artists in conjunction over a seven year period between 1989 and 1995. Previously only exhibited in Scandinavia and Russia, this will be the first time this significant series is reassembled and can be seen in its' almost integrality since shortly after its' completion. This will a… more
Galerie Nordenhake is pleased to present a solo exhibition of Italian artist Walter Niedermayr in its new space at Lindenstrasse 34. Widely recognized for his large-scale, subdued photographs of alpine landscapes, Niedermayr will exhibit works from the ongoing series Alpine Landscapes alongside photographs from his recent series Bildraum (Image-space). For this project he has been following the well-known Japanese architecture firm SANAA, founded in 1995 in Tokyo by the architects Kazuyo Sejima … more
Galerie Nordenhake is very pleased to present an exhibition by the artist John Coplans. In collaboration with the John Coplans Trust, the show presents works taken between 1984 and 2002. Alongside the current exhibition, Galerie Nordenhake and Amanda Means of the John Coplans Trust have organized a Reading Room in the gallery space.
John Coplans started his series of self-portraits in 1984, at the age of 64. They consist of black and white photographs of his naked, aging body against a neutral … more
Galerie Nordenhake is very pleased to present a solo exhibition with the German artist Michael Schmidt. The show focuses on his work "Irgendwo" (Somewhere) from 2001-2004 consisting of a selection of so far 71 images. The meticulously composed black and white photographs, with their rich nuances in the greys, were taken over the course of three years during Schmidt's extensive journeys through out Germany. The artist has arranged the images in groups of nine photographs for display in the main s… more
In his exhibition "Harmony Sisters" Finish artist Esko Männikkö turns his camera to different animals. Horses, cows, chickens, and dogs are glimpsed more than seen in intimate close-ups. The works are almost abstract but an occasional eye, a wet muzzle, or a swirl of fur give the animals away.
His earlier photographic portraits of bachelors living in the north of his native Finland quickly became epitomes of a stereotyped version of loneliness and self-reliance in the 'Far North'. From these… more