Malte Uchtmann & Jan A Staiger

Malte Uchtmann is a photographer and media artist based in Leipzig, Germany. Using different visual media he is interested in how concepts of knowledge, truth and reality are expressed and affect our perception and behavior. He works with and questions the promise of documentary image strategies, combining observation with fiction. His work has been awarded the German Photo Book Prize and was shortlisted for the C/O Berlin Talent Award 2023. He is currently part of the Photography and Media Class and the Expanded Cinema Class of the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig. Jan A. Staiger is a German documentary photographer based in Brussels, BEL. Aside from editorial assignments, his work’s focus lies mainly between the poles of politics and society within Germany and the European Union. In 2018/19 he worked as a photographer for Süddeutsche Zeitung in Munich, GER. He is currently part of the MA of Fine Arts program at KASK School of Arts, Gent, BEL.

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The Perfect Crime: Concerning the Murder of Reality

by Malte Uchtmann & Jan A Staiger

Germany is a country of crime fiction. There are over 238 crime series available on the six largest German broadcasting channels, involving fictional ...
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