Laurenz Berges – Rooms Made out of Light and History – Photography

These con­struc­tions, mostly uti­lity buil­dings stem­ming from the Nazi years, ser­ved as hou­sing during the era of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) for its poor occu­p­iers, mem­bers of the once glo­rious Soviet army.

Laurenz Berges, born in 1966 in Cloppenburg, Lower Saxony, stu­died at the University of Essen and was assis­tant to the pho­to­gra­pher Evelyn Hofer in New York. He gra­dua­ted from the Academy of Art at Düsseldorf as Master Student under Professor Bernd Becher in 1996.

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