Case Study Two: Photodebut: The Collective as a Site for Independent Collaborative Exhibiting

FIGURE CS 2.1 “Stop Moving,” a light-box show held over three nights using a forty-ton truck. Image © Esther Teichmann


Dialogue needs community and creativity thrives upon dialogue. This triangular relationship between creativity, dialogue, and community, which is the foundation of all fine art education, often gets forgotten outside the framework of the academy. Photodebut’s founders, Jan von Holleben and myself, Esther Teichmann, did not forget the inspiration a group environment has the potential to create. Upon leaving the academy we, along with that ...

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