Exhibitions

Selected works by the twelve photographers have been organized into a major touring exhibition, opening in Europe in 2014 before travelling to Israel and the United States.

Current Exhibition

This Place at The Brooklyn Museum

A monumental international project, THIS PLACE brings together images by twelve renowned photographers – Wendy Ewald, Martin Kollar, Josef Koudelka, Jungjin Lee, Gilles Peress, Fazal Sheikh, Stephen Shore, Rosalind Solomon, Thomas Struth, Jeff Wall, Nick Waplington, and author of the project Frederic Brenner – who created a diverse and fragmented portrait of Israel and the West Bank as a highly contested place with all its rifts and paradoxes.

Location Brooklyn, NY visit site
Dates February 12, 2016 - June 5, 2016
Address 200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Events

This Place event

An Evening with Photographer Frédéric Brenner

February 4, 2016, 7pm - 9pm

Curator Jeff L. Rosenheim, in charge of the Department of Photographs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York will lead an intimate discussion with Frederic Brenner at The Temple Emanu-El Skirball Center.

Brooklyn Museum event

Members Preview and Reception: This Place

February 11, 2016

Join us for the opening preview, members reception reception and artist discussion for the exhibition This Place at the Brooklyn Museum.

This Place event

Thomas Struth and Martin Kollar at Neuehouse

February 15, 2016

To discuss the intricate and fragmented portrait, alive to all the rifts and paradoxes of this important and much contested place, critic and art historian Jason Farago will be in conversation with Thomas Struth and Martin Kollar.

Brooklyn Museum event

These Perspectives with Frederic Brenner and Nicole Krauss

February 18, 7 pm

Bestselling novelist Nicole Krauss joins photographer Frederic Brenner to discuss why he launch This Place, a monumental art project exploring Israel and the West Bank.

This Place event

This Place: Prints from the Archive

February 29, 6:00 – 8:00pm

The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund and This Place invite you to the opening of This Place: Prints from the Archive. By invitation only | RSVP by February 22, earias@lmtif.org

Brooklyn Museum event

These Perspectives with Stephen Shore and Ian Buruma

March 31, 2016, 7 pm

Dutch writer and historian Ian Buruma talks with American photographer Stephen Shore on his participation in This Place, where he explores the complexity of Israel and Palestine through landscape, portraits, and street photography.

Brooklyn Museum event

These Films: The Cup Reader & Speed Sisters

April 9, 2 pm

Through the eyes of Palestinian and Israeli filmmakers, explore a diverse range of lived experiences and delve deeper into the stories behind the places and people depicted in This Place.

This Place event

Fazal Sheikh, Memory Trace at Storefront for Art and Architecture

April 12

An exhibition with Fazal Sheikh tracing the dispossessions and displacements of the Arab-Israeli War of 1948, and their impact on Palestinians, Bedouins, and Israelis.

Brooklyn Museum

These Perspectives with Fazal Sheikh and Teju Cole

April 14, 7 pm

Novelist and art historian Teju Cole and photographer Fazal Sheikh discuss photography and memory. With an emphasis on her participation in This Place, which documents the scars left by the 1947-48 conflict in Israel and Palestine.

Brooklyn Museum event

These Perspectives with Wendy Ewald and Luc Sante

May 19, 2016

Writer Luc Sante and photographer Wendy Ewald talk about the tradition of vernacular photography―from old postcards to family snapshots―and Ewald’s long history of working with communities to invite them to imagine themselves in pictures.

Brooklyn Museum event

These Films: Wherever You Go & Red Leaves

June 5, 2pm

Through the eyes of Palestinian and Israeli filmmakers, explore a diverse range of lived experiences and delve deeper into the stories behind the places and people depicted in This Place. Enjoy screenings of Wherever You Go (Rony Sasson, 2011, 40 min), which follows the story of Zohara, an Orthodox woman, and Neriman, a Bedouin woman, who form a bond after Zohara unintentionally helps Neriman escape an arranged marriage and Red Leaves (Bazi Gete, 2015, 83 min), which follows Meseganio, who struggles to keep his children and grandchildren connected to the values and customs of his disappearing generation of Ethiopian Israelis.

Past Exhibition

This Place at Tel Aviv Museum of Art

A monumental international project, THIS PLACE brings together images by twelve renowned photographers – Wendy Ewald, Martin Kollar, Josef Koudelka, Jungjin Lee, Gilles Peress, Fazal Sheikh, Stephen Shore, Rosalind Solomon, Thomas Struth, Jeff Wall, Nick Waplington, and author of the project Frederic Brenner – who created a diverse and fragmented portrait of Israel and the West Bank as a highly contested place with all its rifts and paradoxes.

Location Tel Aviv, Israel visit site
Dates May 14, 2015 - September 6, 2015
Address 27 Shaul Hamelech Blvd Tel Aviv, 61332012

Events

Tel Aviv Museum of Art event

Gilad Baram's documentary film "Koudelka Shooting Holy Land"

May 17, 2015, 5pm -8pm

Screening of an excerpt from Gilad Baram's documentary "Koudelka Shooting Holy Land," (producers: Yulie Cohen, Israel; Radim Procházka, Czech Republic; editor: Elisa Purfürst) followed by discussion about the making of the film and working with Josef Koudelka

Tel Aviv Museum of Art Event

Round tables with the This Place photographers

May 15, 2015, 11 am - 4 pm

Three special round-table panels with 9 out of the 12 photographers participating in the project, you will have the opportunity to find out more about their work and experience during their stay in Israel and about the photographs they created for the project.

Tel Aviv Museum of Art event

Wendy Ewald's group visit

May 18, 2015

Wendy Ewald is going to welcome 2 groups of young kids she worked with for her project "This is Where I Live" and walk them around the exhibition. These kids will be confronted to the pictures they produced, inside this incredible exhibition.

Past Exhibition

This Place at DOX Center for
Contemporary Art

A monumental international project, THIS PLACE bring together images by twelve renowned photographers – Wendy Ewald, Martin Kollar, Josef Koudelka, Jungjin Lee, Gilles Peress, Fazal Sheikh, Stephen Shore, Rosalind Solomon, Thomas Struth, Jeff Wall, Nick Waplington, and author of the project Frederic Brenner –who created a diverse and fragmented portrait of Israel and the West Bank as a highly contested place with all its rifts and paradoxes.

Location Prague, Czech Republic visit site
Dates October 24, 2014 — March 2, 2015
Address Poupětova 1, Prague 7

Events

DOX Event

12 Perspectives – Round tables with the This Place photographers

October 25, 2014, 11am - 6:30pm

During three special round-table discussions with all 12 photographers participating in the project, you will have the opportunity to find out more about their work and experience during their stay in Israel and about the photographs they created for the project. After the discussions you will have a chance to attend the guided tour of the exhibition from 5.30 pm.

DOX Event

DJ Curator

October 24, 2014 — March 2, 2015

An educational programme for students who will use digital tablets in the exhibition to create their own story, their own reality.

DOX Event

Bodies on the Line

October 24, 2014 — March 2, 2015

An educational programme for students offers to take pictures through which they will speak of themselves, the place, and the work itself.