Overview participating exhibitions

Act of Faith
2007

Act of Faith

Brian Ulrich

THRIFT (United States, 2006)

Thrift is the story of secondhand articles, a market into which social and religious organizations devotedly pour their efforts. As a rule the goods are processed by volunteers or by people who - often as part of their parole conditions - are working on a return to society. What goes through their hands is the tangible evidence of the whims of fashion in our time, tastes that rise and disappear with equal speed. Christian organizations give these things a second life, as an extra expression of their ideology.

  • THRIFT (United States, 2006)

    Thrift is the story of secondhand articles, a market into which social and religious organizations devotedly pour their efforts. As a rule the goods are processed by volunteers or by people who - often as part of their parole conditions - are working on a return to society. What goes through their hands is the tangible evidence of the whims of fashion in our time, tastes that rise and disappear with equal speed. Christian organizations give these things a second life, as an extra expression of their ideology.

  • THRIFT (United States, 2006)

Material World
2007

Material World

Brian Ulrich

COPIA (United States, 2001-2007)

In 2001 the American government called on its citizens to stimulate the national economy by shopping as much as possible. Consumerism was equated with patriotism. Copia - literally 'plenty' - is a response to this. The series shows a consumer-dominated culture and the disastrous consequences this has in the form of overconsumption and the constant bombardment of advertising. Copia confronts the consumer with his or her rituals in order to raise consciousness of the commercial world in which they live, and the role they themselves play in it. Brian Ulrich particularly photographed how the traditional excitement about a purchase has been exchanged for listless consumption.

  • COPIA (United States, 2001-2007)

    In 2001 the American government called on its citizens to stimulate the national economy by shopping as much as possible. Consumerism was equated with patriotism. Copia - literally 'plenty' - is a response to this. The series shows a consumer-dominated culture and the disastrous consequences this has in the form of overconsumption and the constant bombardment of advertising. Copia confronts the consumer with his or her rituals in order to raise consciousness of the commercial world in which they live, and the role they themselves play in it. Brian Ulrich particularly photographed how the traditional excitement about a purchase has been exchanged for listless consumption.

  • COPIA (United States, 2001-2007)

  • COPIA (United States, 2001-2007)

  • COPIA (United States, 2001-2007)

  • COPIA (United States, 2001-2007)

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