The doors of Photokina 2012 opened on 18th September. This year, all eyes are on Leica's displays in Hall 1. Previously home to the "Visual Gallery", this year it is the venue for art of the hightest level. Photographic series "Portraits of Power" by Platon, "Arab Spring" by Magnum photographer Dominic Nahr, as well as works by Thomas Dworzak and Moises Saman are on display. Furthermore, there are photographs taken from Anthony Suau's renowned project "Facing Change Documenting America", as well as Elliot Erwitt's photographs in the exhibition "Personal Best for Leica" – alongside works by internationally acclaimed artists such as Araki, Rankin and Andreas Gursky.
The exhibition opened with a big celebration on 18th September 2012. The Leica experience, including the latest technical innovations, and high-calibre art created with Leica equipment, is open until Sunday, in Hall 1.