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Robert Morat Gallery is thrilled to be able to show new work by Simon Roberts this summer. „Public Performance“ assembles works from three different series by the British photographer: Urban Parks – Green Lungs of the City (2015 – 2016), Sight Sacralization: (Re)framing Switzerlan

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Urban Parks – Green Lungs of the City (2015 – 2016)
Until the mid 1600s urban parks were private; the exclusive domain of wealthy families and royalty. By the mid 1800s urban parks were starting to be seen as a way to serve the public and later as a remedy to social ills caused by the Industrial Revolution and overcrowding in lower-income neighbourhoods. Today urban parks are increasingly being …

Urban Parks – Green Lungs of the City (2015 – 2016)
Until the mid 1600s urban parks were private; the exclusive domain of wealthy families and royalty. By the mid 1800s urban parks were starting to be seen as a way to serve the public and later as a remedy to social ills caused by the Industrial Revolution and overcrowding in lower-income neighbourhoods. Today urban parks are increasingly being created from reclaimed lands in and around cities. This photographic narrative offers a timeline of urban parks beginning in 1660, when St. James’ Park in London was made available to the public, up to …

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Linienstraße 107
Berlin, DE
Tue – Sat 12 – 6pm