'Zeitsprung' (Leap in Time), an exhibition of photographs by Erich Salomon and Barbara Klemm, will be on display at the ifa-Gallery in Stuttgart, from January 28 to April 2, 2016. Salomon and Klemm's photographs of people involved in politics and culture, of historic events, scenes of daily life and migration, each document a piece of contemporary history. In the case of Salomon (1888–1944), the work focusses on the second half of the Weimar Republic; in the case of Leica photographer Barbara Klemm, born in 1939, the focus ranges from 1970 to 2000.
Collective visual memory
The two photographers are united by high aesthetic standards and a talent to capture situations that go beyond the events themselves, turning them into poignant images. Many of their pictures have become a firm part of our collective visual memory.
The ifa touring exhibition was curated by Andreas Rost. It recent years it was seen in Kuwait and Iran, and travelled through Latin America and India. After spending some intermediary time at the ifa-Gallery in Stuttgart, it will continue to tour the world.
Further information at: IFA