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Candida Höfer was born in 1944 in Eberswalde, Germany, and is one of the leading figures in contemporary German art photography. Having studied film at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, she went on to study photography under Bernd and Hilla Becher. Höfer was included in Documenta 11 in Kassel, Germany, in 2002. In 2003 she represented Germany, along with the late Martin Kippenberger, at the Venice Biennale.
A full-colour catalogue, with an essay by Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith, curator and critic, and an interview between Candida Höfer and Karen Sweeney, accompanies the exhibition.
Please download the following link to read the essay from the catalogue:
THE ATMOSPHERE OF ABSENCE by Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith (Word doc 2005 - 18KB)
The exhibition is supported by the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen e. V. The exhibition opening is supported by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Dublin, and the Goethe Institut, Dublin.
IMMA Limited Edition: Candida Höfer
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