Land of Black Milk


30_Moshammer_LOBM_7209

 



Land of Black Milk, 2016

You can try to identify beauty and cruelty, truth and lie, good and bad.
Yet there is no universal instruction for it. If we have no guarantee that we all see the same,
the only point we will meet is the stillness of an idea. Who can tell if the world is happy or sad, black or grey?

Seduction and corruption, stimulation and frustration, desire and gunfires.
You are a certain kind of wild if you are from here. A craze that jumps across your glimpses.
To be so perfect, but there is no sophistication here; no quest for an ideal.

Rio de Janeiro is not so much one city as different worlds. Multiplied realities of one place and the space in between.
A two-ness, two warring ideals in one body with an inherently split personality.
In there, favelas are everywhere – they are in the heart of the metropolis, in the periphery, in every corner of the city.
And they stand in sharp contrast to the asphalted city nearby. This is were the common law doesn’t count,
there, their own rules exist. It’s the palace of the traffickers – their hidden space;
as well as home for those who are working for the people in the wealthy South Zone.
The two-ness of a land, vulnerable and powerful at the same time.

– Stefanie Moshammer


The work has been selected as part of FOAM Talent 2016.

E X H I B I T I O N S :

Sept 7 – 28, 2017 – Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm / SWE
May 18 – June 18, 2017 – Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, London / UK
March 30 – April 16, 2017 – Red Hook Labs, Brooklyn NY / USA
Oct 05 – Dec 23, 2016 – Solo Exhibition, Galerie OstLicht, Vienna / AUT
July 26 – Sept 28, 2016 – Foam Talent Exhibition, Gallery Mercatorplein / Unseen Photo Fair Festival, Amsterdam / NDL

Some of the Editions are available through Gallery OstLicht Vienna and Foam Photography Museum Amsterdam.

// Book- Release: Sept 2017 at Unseen and New York Art Book Fair. Published by Skinnerboox.

 

P U B L I C A T I O N S :

- DAZED / Interview (UK)
- The Guardian (UK)
- ZEIT Magazin – Cover Story, Aug 2016 (D)
- FOAM Magazine #45 Talent Issue (NLD)
- VICE – Cover Story, Sept 2016 (US)
- Interview on Metal Magazine (ES)
- It’s Nice That (US)
- Musée Magazine / Interview (US)


I N S T A L L A T I O N – V I E W :



Moshammer_Ostlicht_0992                  Moshammer_OstLicht_1023_3

 

 

 

 

Moshammer_Ostlicht_DSCF9700_

 

 

 

 

 

Moshammer_2360_6274_FOAM

 

 

 

 

 

Moshammer_OstLicht_0982

 

 

 

 

 

OstLicht-Auswahl_Moshammer_03

 

 

 

Moshammer_OstLicht_0995_cut                  Moshammer_OstLicht_1025

 

 

 

 

Moshammer_OstLicht_8541_cut

 

 

 

 

 


Moshammer_OstLicht_1011_cut

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moshammer_2363_6275_FOAM

 

 

 

 

Moshammer_Ostlicht_0986_cut                  Moshammer_OstLicht_1017

 

 

 

 

Moshammer_OstLicht_1004-2_cut

 

 

 

 

Moshammer_OstLicht_8543

 

 

 

 

 

Moshammer_2382_6277_FOAM

 

 

 

 

Moshammer_OstLicht_1000_cut

 

 

 

 

 

Moshammer_2378_6276_FOAM

 

 

 

 

 

Moshammer_OstLicht_1009

 

 

 

 

Moshammer_Foam_NY_3846_2