Published by Hatje Cantz. Text by Michaela Heissenberger, Horst Kloever, Fabian Lasarzik.
Since 2002, Oliver Kern (born 1965) has traveled throughout his native Germany, searching for telling images of the country’s identity. Kern captures people on the road, during fleeting encounters in spots such as parking lots of supermarkets, or in their own homes. A German View locates Germany’s present character in the details, rather than in the grand gesture.