Exhibition "Breaks and New Beginnings" by Thomas Klingberg und Frank Menke

Publication on the exhibition Breaks and New Beginnings

Publication for the exhibition Brüche Aufbrüche Thomas Klingberg Frank Menke CopyFrank Menke (texts), Thomas Klingberg (photography)

The exhibition Brüche und Aufbrüche (Breaks and New Beginnings), which opened in Düsseldorf in September 2021, was very well received by the public. The Düsseldorf journalist Frank Menke portrayed people who had been affected by long-term unemployment in seven biographical texts worth reading and traced their life breaks. The Düsseldorf photographer Thomas Klingberg accompanied the project photographically.

Particularly remarkable was the openness and honesty of the seven protagonists who, through their participation in the project “Breaks and Departures”, helped to break down clichés and resentment towards people who hardly have a chance on the primary labour market. They tell of breaks in their lives, of social exclusion, ostracism, discrimination, dreams and desires. The project sees itself as a corrective to the social prejudices against the long-term unemployed that have been cultivated over the years.

Accompanying publication to the exhibition Breaks and Departures

64 Pages
Printed and published by: epubli GmbH, Berlin
Price: EUR 29,90

This book is available under ISBN: 978-3-7541-3536-5 in local → bookshops

This article was posted on June 27, 2021