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© Cian Burke




For this new exhibition, PEP invited artists to show how their photographic practice can express the notion of ‘Connection‘ - by definition, a relationship in which a person or thing is linked or associated with something else. This concept is omnipresent in our lives, as connections between people, places, times, objects, ideas or energies can be found at so many different levels.


The idea of connectedness can be associated with globalization, the boom of digitalization or the development of technologies and means of transportation, or it can be seen as the result of successful networking and cooperation. ‘Connection‘ is also a fundamental pillar of one’s well-being and spiritual life. The relationship with others and the world contributes to shaping our identities and plays an important role in our sense of belonging to a place or a community. This feeling can lead to a deep understanding and awareness of the interconnectedness of everything. Environmentally, socially, economically – any way you look at it, we all are individual parts of a greater whole.


How can this concept of ‘Connection’ be defined? Is this feeling of being connected to oneself and to others the key to a meaningful life? How does photography relate to this concept? Does the photographic medium, which by definition creates a connection with a different time and space, have the power to take us to another dimension?


These questions have been explored in many different ways by artists who responded to PEP's open call. This exhibition will present their respective visions on the topic.



Greifswalder Str. 224

10405 Berlin


Admission free

May 6 to 9, 2021

Opening night:

Thursday, May 6, from 17:00

Opening hours:

Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 to 20:00

Visits are possible on appointment by email or phone:


(appointments can also be made directly at the door)

Visitors are requested to wear a FFP2 mask and have a current negative test result from the last 24 hours (either PCR or a rapid-test, self tests will also be available at the gallery).

Selected artists:


Cecilie Penney

Josef Kovac

Cian Burke

Maria Mavropoulou

Leticia Zica

Catarina Aguiar

Debashish Chakrabarty

Antonio Sansica

Julie Calbert

Diego Drudi

Leonardo Taddei

Chiara Arturo

Johanna Schlegel

Hannah Altman

Olimpia Blaszczyk

Valeria Arendar

Giovanni Antignano

Johann Kööp

Margarita Khatmullina

Maciej Czepiel

Melissa Schriek

Elsa Gregersdotter

Chloe Milos Azzopardi

Jeong Hur

William Lakin

Jean-Marc Caimi & Valentina Piccinni

Jury and curators:


Antonio Rodriguez

Bénédicte Blondeau

Selected artworks:

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