On her transition into adulthood, she lent a French Polynesian tattoo artist a piece of her skin for his art, and ended up part of the living archive at Leipzig’s Grassi Museum – connecting with her own history and others’ in ways she couldn’t have imagined.
Peter Krauskopf broke the HGB mould by choosing abstraction over realism. The result is a vibrant state of positive flux that leaves a pleasant taste in your mouth.
“Besides soaking it all in… the life, the laughter, the music, the scent, the language, the good and the bad, I helped the tour guide pick up the tourists at their hotels, made sure that everyone was following the unwritten favela community rules, and watched out that the tourists only took pictures where they were allowed to do so.” – Kay Fochtmann. See his photo exhibit at VHS and read the interview on LeipGlo.
The familiar is reconfigured to create an intriguing commentary on society.
It was as if the cameras, alone in these rooms, had been multiplying like rabbits or, really, beetles. Black shiny beetles chirping away just for me.
Corina, the blogger behind thisistopa.wordpress.com, was perhaps the first person to welcome LeipGlo to the cybersphere, by leaving a friendly comment on our page. Since then I’ve been following her blog and really enjoy the mix of creative veins she brings in: photography, food, writing, lifestyle and entertainment tips always with her very particular touch