Exhibition opening: Thursday, June 30, 6 pm
Introduction: Hemma Schmutz




Jens Goldbeck, Stift Griffen/Grebinjski klošter, Digital-Print, 2013



July 1 to August 5, 2016

Jens Goldbeck
«Peter Handke’s Settings»



Jens Goldbeck is currently working on a photographic project dedicated to locations that figure in Peter Handke’s life and works. For Handke, places often determine the path taken by his writing. These are threshold places: on the outskirts of a city, at the transition between the natural and urban environments, at national borders – comparable to Marc Augé’s “non-places” or the “heterotopias” of Michel Foucault. Many of Handke’s protagonists are travelers, the narrative content emerging from their encounters, observations, and reflections as they roam from one place to another. The names of Handke’s settings resound in our minds, their actual existence inextricably linked to how they are transformed by his writing. …>>