About the British photographer duo Adam BROOMBERG (b.1970 in Johannesburg) & Oliver CHANARIN (b.1970 in London)

Adam BROOMBERG & Oliver CHANARIN are professors of photography at the Hochschule für bildende Künste (HFBK), Hamburg and teach on the MA Photography & Society programme at The Royal Academy of Art (KABK), The Hague. Together they have had numerous solo exhibitions most recently at The Centre Georges Pompidou (2018) and the Hasselblad Center (2017). Major awards include the ICP Infinity Award (2014) for 'Holy Bible', and the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize (2013) for 'War Primer 2',  described as a "book that physically inhabits the pages of Bertolt Brecht's remarkable 1955 publication War Primer." They are the winners of the Arles Photo Text Award 2018 for their paper back edition of 'War Primer 2'. BROOMBERG & CHANARIN are living and working between London & Berlin.

Photobooks by Adam BROOMBERG & Oliver CHANARIN

'Trust' (2000); 'Ghetto' (2003); 'Mr Mkhize's Portrait' (2004); 'Chicago: Everything that happened, happened here first, in rehearsal' (2007); 'Fig.' (2008); 'People in Trouble. Laughing pushed it to the Ground' (2011); 'Holy bible' (2013); 'Scarti' (2013); 'War Primer 2' (2013, 2018); 'Dodo' (2015); 'Spirit is a Bone' (2015); 'Menschen und andere Tiere' (2016)

Photo books by Adam BROOMBERG

'Glitter in my Wound' (2021);

This 2nd volume, 'Conversations 2', by Rémi Coignet contains a set of 15 talks he did with players in contemporary photography to investigate the role of the volumes in the work of photographers, designers & publishers - and how their books are designed.
from 25,00 € Weight 0.4 kg
In 'Conversations', Rémi Coignet explores in interviews the question of what role the photo book plays in the work of photographers, designers & publishers and how their titles are conceived. Two more volumes with interviews have been published until now.
from 29,50 € Weight 0.3 kg
Children photobook 'Menschen und andere Tiere' by BROOMBERG & CHANARIN looks at the world into a witty, playful photo ABC. The imagery, coupled with photos makes an alternative reading experience. Redesigned German edition, adapted to German sign language
24,90 € * Weight 0.4 kg
The photo volume 'War Primer 2' by Adam BROOMBERG & Oliver CHANARAIN is the first English-language version of Bertolt Brecht's remarkable 1955 book 'Kriegsfibel' (War Primer). Today, in 'Fake News' times, it explores the power of images to create history.
38,00 €
For 'Holy Bible', BROOMBERG & CHANARIN show photos of Archive of Modern Conflict with an eye toward Adi Ophir's tenet: that God reveals Himself through catastrophe, and power structures from the Bible correlate with those of modern systems of governance.
498,00 €
The text and photo volume 'Photomontage or Fake News. From Heartfield to Twitter' examines whether the re-location of the classic montage process in the age of social media have anything to do with utopias that have been lost and need to be reactivated?
28,00 € *
'Glitter in My Wounds' by Adam BROOMBERG includes portraits of transgender activist Gersande Spelsberg. Together they took 100 photos shot on 4x5-inch negatives and lit only with the sun and mirrors - as for 'Metamorphosis through Light' by Helmar LERSKI.
from 40,00 € Weight 0.5 kg
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 64 pp., 28 color ills., text language: English
120,00 € Weight 0.5 kg
'Chicago', BROOMBERG & CHANARIN offer a visual analysis of contemporary Israel beginning in Chicago and ending in a sniper's lair. Nothing here is what it seems. A watermelon is revealed to be a suicide bomb and a pastoral landscape becomes a warzone.
from 48,00 € Weight 1.5 kg
BROOMBERG & CHANARIN have constructed a taxonomy of portraits in contemporary Russia. Echoing August SANDER’s seminal work, 'Citizens of the 20th Century' they have made a series of portraits with a new developed technology: in low resolution & fragmented
from 25,00 € Weight 0.6 kg