From his experiences documenting the Israeli-Palestinian conflict over three decades, Wiedenhöfer saw how the barrier only worsens problems in the Holy Land: the wall itself cements the assumed righteousness of the Israelis, and is an act of aggression against the Palestinians who are caged in and only become more frustrated. The wall is a paradox: it enhances the violence it is supposed to curb, necessitating more policing and fortification.
Published by Hatje Cantz. Text by Claudia Schubert.
Between 2013 and 2015, German photographer Frank Gaudlitz (born 1958) lived among an Andean community of transsexuals for several months. Having been presented in numerous exhibitions, his highly stylized, almost painterly images are now published in this sophisticated volume of photographs.
Published by Hatje Cantz. Text by Matthias Flügge, Karl-Markus Gauß.
Frank Gaudlitz (born 1958) broke out with Waiting for Europe, a photographic portrait series made on a trip down the Danube. For his new series Casa Mare, he asked residents of several Eastern European cities—from Hungary to Serbia and Romania—to pose in their homes, surrounded by the household props that speak of their aspirations and social status, finally revealing how cultural traditions are being slowly eroded by the expansion of the European Union.