Overview participating exhibitions

The Pursuit of Happiness
2009

The Pursuit of Happiness

Nick Nostitz

RED VS. YELLOW (2009)

A victim of the riots in Thailand, where ultraconservatives and supporters of more democracy collided with one another. The escalation of a deep-rooted conflict cost many lives, and more than a thousand people were injured.

  • RED VS. YELLOW (2009)

    A victim of the riots in Thailand, where ultraconservatives and supporters of more democracy collided with one another. The escalation of a deep-rooted conflict cost many lives, and more than a thousand people were injured.

Act of Faith
2007

Act of Faith

Nick Nostitz

CLEANING THE GRAVEYARD (Thailand, 2001-2007)

In Thailand, after fifteen years the bones of the dead who have been buried by Thai-Chinese charities because the bodies went unclaimed by family or friends are exhumed. The exhumation is a great religious celebration for the whole of the normally strongly hierarchic Thai society. From the poorest farmer to the richest businessman, all assist with the opening of the graves and cleaning the bones. Nor does the status of the dead play any role. All bones are treated with equal respect, and assembled for a new mass burial. Although the origins of the feast are Buddhist, many other religious sects join with it. They perform their own rituals, such as placing toys with the bodies of children to appease their ghosts.

  • CLEANING THE GRAVEYARD (Thailand, 2001-2007)

    In Thailand, after fifteen years the bones of the dead who have been buried by Thai-Chinese charities because the bodies went unclaimed by family or friends are exhumed. The exhumation is a great religious celebration for the whole of the normally strongly hierarchic Thai society. From the poorest farmer to the richest businessman, all assist with the opening of the graves and cleaning the bones. Nor does the status of the dead play any role. All bones are treated with equal respect, and assembled for a new mass burial. Although the origins of the feast are Buddhist, many other religious sects join with it. They perform their own rituals, such as placing toys with the bodies of children to appease their ghosts.

  • CLEANING THE GRAVEYARD (Thailand, 2001-2007)

  • CLEANING THE GRAVEYARD (Thailand, 2001-2007)

  • CLEANING THE GRAVEYARD (Thailand, 2001-2007)

Another Asia II
2006

Another Asia II

Nick Nostitz

BANGKOK TWILIGHT (1993-2006)

For five years Nick Nostitz traveled around Asia. Among the places he fetched up as a backpacker was Bangkok. The Thai capital fascinated him so much that he made it his base of operations for his work as a photojournalist in Asia. But his passion is documenting the city's nightlife. He sees it as a subculture 'with a morality and ethic that differs essentially from that in everyday life'. For BANGKOK TWILIGHT (1993-2006) he turned his camera on the seamy side of the city, full of sex, drugs and crime. Drug wars have claimed thousands of lives, and the police pay no attention to the law. Nevertheless, Thailand is still universally regarded as the 'Land of Smiles'.

  • BANGKOK TWILIGHT (1993-2006)

    For five years Nick Nostitz traveled around Asia. Among the places he fetched up as a backpacker was Bangkok. The Thai capital fascinated him so much that he made it his base of operations for his work as a photojournalist in Asia. But his passion is documenting the city's nightlife. He sees it as a subculture 'with a morality and ethic that differs essentially from that in everyday life'. For BANGKOK TWILIGHT (1993-2006) he turned his camera on the seamy side of the city, full of sex, drugs and crime. Drug wars have claimed thousands of lives, and the police pay no attention to the law. Nevertheless, Thailand is still universally regarded as the 'Land of Smiles'.

  • BANGKOK TWILIGHT (1993-2006)

  • BANGKOK TWILIGHT (1993-2006)

  • BANGKOK TWILIGHT (1993-2006)

  • BANGKOK TWILIGHT (1993-2006)

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Human Conditions

Human Conditions

Price EUR 15,00

Act of Faith

Act of Faith

Price EUR 10,00

Another Asia

Another Asia

Price EUR 10,00