Loius Quail, from the series, BIG BROTHER, A bird is spotted out of Justin’s Lounge window. Exhibition: CRAZY – Leben mit psychischen Erkrankungen. f3 – freiraum für fotografie

Opening: CRAZY – Living with mental illness

14. February 2019

19:00

We cordially invite you to the opening of our exhibition CRAZY – Living with mental illness. The exhibition CRAZY presents works by five internationally renowned photographers that have dealt with the subject for very personal reasons.

Greetings: Prof. Dr. med. med. Arno Deister, Past President of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik und Nervenheilkunde e. V. (DGPPN; German Association for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics).

Introduction: Katharina Mouratidi, artistic director f³ – freiraum für fotografie, in conversation with the photographers Nora Klein and Louis Quail.

The photographer Nora Klein from Erfurt has been dealing with the disease depression for many years. Her first book Mal gut, mehr schlecht. (Sometimes good, mostly bad.) has  appeared in Hatje Cantz Verlag. Nora Klein’s photographs were published in Stern, Der Spiegel, Zeit, Financial Times Weekend Magazine, Cicero and Süddeutsche Zeitung, among others.

The Brit Louis Quail shows in his intimate photographic approach Big Brother his brother’s life with schizophrenia. The documentary exposes man in crisis without ever losing his appreciation for him. Louis Quail worked for many of the best-known British magazines and has received numerous awards.

The greetings will be held in German language, the introduction will be held in German and English.

The exhibition is on display from February 15 to April 21, 2019. With works by Laia Abril (Spain), Sibylle Fendt (Germany), Nora Klein (Germany), Louis Quail (UK) and Melissa Spitz (USA).

With the kind support of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik und Nervenheilkunde e. V. (DGPPN; German Association for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics).

Photo: © Louis Quail from the series Big Brother.