Peter Garmusch, who works as the assistant of international photographers
and travels around the world, has collected his own impressions from abroad
and realized them in photographic series such as “Wheelbarrows”,
“Shoot a load” and “Turbulent Gold”.
His main interests are photographic sculptures with different and various compositions and background, telling interesting stories, but leaving it up to the spectator to interpret and understand his ideas and thoughts. Surreal, very intense situations with social-critical approach are his strong point.
— Marina Yolbulur-Nissim
Curator for the KunstHausWien, Vienna, Austria
Peter Garmusch was one of three photographers from Austria chosen to represent Austria in 2008 at the nightlong projection of photographs from 27 European countries at the Rencontres Festival in Arles. Marina Yolbulur-Nissim served as curator for the selections from Austria.
makes X-rays of obsolete technology products that were used — not too long ago — for producing and communicating art. His work poses the philsophical questions of how we change (artistically, culturally, politcally) when our tools change.
These complex multimedia installation pieces attempt to unravel the controversial custom of foot-binding and reinterpret it for a contemporary audience.
travels the world in search of adventure, good stories, interesting people and great local food. He’s an Italian who loves to cook and eat, so it’s no surprise that one of his “side projects” is a unique series of diptychs: Grandmothers from around the world, sharing their most popular recipes.
The unique communal experience offered by well-worn, well-loved library books is quickly disappearing — being replaced by downloads, finger screen-swipes and plastic newness. This series celebrates the beauty of shared books and marks left by their readers.