Photo Exhibition WE WILL HAVE BEEN YOUNG in Frankfurt

WWHBY at basis WWHBY at basis

Thu, 07.03.2019 -
Sun, 12.05.2019

Basis e.V.

Gutleutstraße 8-12
60329 Frankfurt am Main

An exhibition on youth and future in Southeast Asia, is the result of the Southeast Asian Photography Masterclass by Jörg Brüggemann and Tobias Kruse (Ostkreuz Photographers’ Agency) during the Obscura Festival of Photography 2016 and 2017 in Georgetown, Malaysia. After touring in Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia in 2018 the exhibition is shown 2019 in Frankfurt am Main.

On 7 March 2019, the exhibition will be opened in Frankfurt am Main at basis e.V. All twelve photographers, the two mentors, Jörg Brüggemann and Tobias Kruse of Ostkreuz - Agentur der Fotografen, as well as the director of the Obscura Festival of Photography, Vignes Balasingam, will be present. The opening of the exhibition is the kick-off for a networking trip organized by the Goethe-Institut, which will also take the 12 Southeast Asian photographers to Berlin.
we will have been young - Artists

Alvin Lau "Is This What Love Is" (Malaysia)
Amrita Chandradas "All is Not Lost" (Singapore)
Muhammad Fadli "Vespa Warriors" (Indonesia)
Dennese Victoria "Day Spent with Pretend Family" (Philippines)
Dwi Asrul Fajar "A Stream Under the Table" (Indonesia)
Elliott Koon "Sons of the Soil" (Malaysia)
Geric Cruz "Eva" (Philippines)
Kanel Khiev "Before the Raze" (Cambodia)
Lee Chang Ming "Until Then" (Singapore)
Linh Pham "Behind Closed Doors" (Vietnam)
Watsamon Tri-yasakda "7465" (Thailand)
Yu Yu Myint Than "Memory Lane" (Myanmar)

Programmes during the exhibition period:

10.03.2019, 4 pm

Perspectives on youth and identity in Southeast Asia. A panel discussion with curator Vignes Balasingam, selected artists and Dr. Amanda-Katherine Rath

08.05.2019, 7 pm
Lecture by Dr. Amanda-Katherine Rath (Southeast Asian Studies, Goethe-University Frankfurt)

An Exhibition by OBSCURA Festival of Photography, in cooperation with Ostkreuz Agentur der Fotografen, the Goethe-Institut and presented at basis e.V. Frankfurt am Main.