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Internationale Photoszene Köln

The non-profit association Internationale Photoszene Köln exists to promote art photography, its aim being to permanently strengthen Cologne as a location for photography.

Here are some of our projects and ideas:

Photoszene-Festival 2016

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© Jochem Hendricks (zu sehen in: Innere Sicherheit / The State I Am In)

Photoszene-Festival 2016 The next Photoszene Festival will take place in August/September 2016 with a kick-off on 19August, exhibition runs in August and September, and a main events week during...

Too Hard To Keep

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© Jason Lazarus: "Too Hard To Keep", since 2010

Send us your unwanted photos! Photographs of lost friends, embarrassing party excesses or disastrous snapshots – images that evoke memories that are too painful to deal with, but also too valuable...

Portfolio-Review 2016

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Cologne is a photography metropolis. And SICHTBAR is the portfolio review as part of the Photoszene Festival. Photographers are cordially invited to submit their portfolios and discuss their own...

Photoszene Magazin L.Fritz

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© L.Fritz#2 Cover © Joachim Schmid, Photogenetic Drafts #24", 1991

We are pleased to announce the second issue of L.Fritz, being published on the occasion of The Cologne Art Book Fair Augsut 13th-15th 2015!

Photoszene Guidedtours&Excursions

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© Damian Zimmermann

to do!

Photobook Quartet+

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Affectionately and well-meaningly one moment, meanly and maliciously the next, and drawing inspiration from the legendary “Literary Quartet” debates, Damian Zimmermann (Photoszene), Markus Schaden...

Photoszene Edition

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© Albrecht Fuchs

To mark the relaunch and to financially support our work, for the first time Photoszene is bringing out an edition featuring 19 photographers – as a subjective selection, which at the same time...

Chargesheimer Reloaded

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Photoszene, The PhotoBookMuseum, Galerie Lichtblick and Pixum invited all Cologne residents to send them their entirely personal view of their city. There was one condition: The photos (in homage...

Photoszene Festival 2014

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© Anna E. Stärk

THANK YOU for a great Photoszene-Festival 2014! The launch of this year's Photoszene Festival website, the release of our brand new Photoszene-Magazine L.Fritz and our festivalguide, coincided...