Jochen Lempert

Published by More Publishers, Brussels, 2012, double-sided offset print (b/w ill.), 21 × 29.7 cm (unfolded 84.1 × 59.5 cm), English

Price: €130

Produced by More Publishers as part of the Sunday series (#14). Signed and numbered edition of 100 (+7 A.P)

Jochen Lempert photographs the animal world in the most diverse contexts: from their natural habitat to the museum of natural history, from the zoo to the urban environment, in remote places or banal settings and situations. Lempert compiles his findings in a vast archive of images covering an ample spectrum, from common everyday views, to compositions that tend towards abstraction. This interest in the natural world as a subject has been further complemented by his exploration of the properties and materiality of the photographic image. Analogue, black and white, hand-printed in the darkroom, his photographs resist categorization and confront the canons of today’s aesthetic.

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