otto Hainzl WIR Dramaturgie des sozialen Lebens

WIR – Dramaturgie des sozialen Lebens (2006 ff.)

(we – dramaturgy of social life)
[…] the artist exclusively depicts scenes fully laden with human traces. That way he points to us and to himself. The traces equal fingerprints of being. Almost every detail in the photographs is ar- ranged, arranged by life itself, not by the artist. This is exactly where the point is being made: the ostensible randomness of the scene diminishes and gives way to the dramaturgy of social life. The almost trivial look- ing image of everyday life opens up in a reflexive space, the WIR-space […]

fragment of the exhibition text in Galerie foto-forum Bozen, 2010