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TINA BARA: LANGE WEILE. Fotohof edition, Salzburg, 2016. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Ram Publications, Santa Monica. 406 pp. 22 x 15 cm. ISBN 9783902993212 In English.
Publisher's description: A selection of 400 black-and-white photographs taken by Tina Bara between 1983 and 1989 in East Berlin, the old GDR and other travels comprises this artist's book. Documentary photographs on a clandestine trip to Russia, forbidden scenes from the VEB Buna chemical plant, and observations of punks and other young rebels are interwoven with intense full-body and portrait photographs of her friends as well as a "photographic love story." Combined with texts in the form of subtitles, this poignant body of work captures a cinematic-like quality. Bara also shares her search for feminine identity within the subversive, melancholy rebellion against East Germany's dictatorial system. Her photographs convey the collective need to break out of a monotonous system repressive of individuality and self-will that no longer exist. This visual diary captures a moment right before the collapse of an entire political and ideological system.
Artist(s):Bara, Tina
Indexing: Unspecified
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 173084
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