Socialism in a Coma

March 2012

Chewin on a GDR archive

With the project Double Bound Economies – Photographs of the International Trade Fair in Leipzig and Industrial Operations in the GDR from 1967 to 1990, the originality of a given work is called into question, as is the possible mediation of its original being. But in the meantime, thousands of photos are presented that depict the state of affairs during some 30 years in the GDR, at a time when the camera never lied.
rm_00080C_01: 08.06.1981 Zella Mehlis RG 5 Photo © Reinhard Mende
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