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“Times of Change” – Photographs by José Giribás M. (Opening reception)

September 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The German Consulate General Presents:

“Times of Change”

This exhibition brings together images taken before and after the fall of the Wall. These are black-and-white photographs of the two parts of Berlin before, during and after the events of 1989, which irrevocably changed the political geography of Berlin and Germany and the geopolitical balance of the Cold War period.

The exhibition is complemented by a number of colour photographs showing the Wall and some of the Events that have shaped Berlin’s history.

José Giribás Marambio
José Giribás M. was born in Santiago de Chile in 1948. After the coup of Pinochet in 1973 he left his homeland as a refugee of the United Nations and went into exile to Argentina. In 1974, he travelled to Berlin on a scholarship from Freie Universität.
After training as a photo technician and 12 years working in a large laboratory, José Giribás began to work as a freelance photojournalist. During the Pinochet dictatorship he travelled to Chile several times for reporting. Since 2003 he works together with the agency Süddeutsche Zeitung Photo.

Opening reception: Thursday, September 5, 2019, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Exhibition: September 5 –October 4, 2019
Admission is free, but an RSVP is required for the opening reception at: times-of-change


September 5, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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