Main theme of the lectures is the history of the photography book. Based on a selection of photobooks, which have and had a significant influence on the development of the medium photobook. From Talbots ‘Pencil Of Nature’ (1843) to Broomberg & Chanarin’s ‘Holy Bible’ (2013).
Projections of the book cover and double pages give an insight into the development of the design of the books and image series, whereby also the respective artistic approaches and the biographically – historical background is addressed. Another lecture dealing with the subject architecture and photobooks.