Neue Sachbücher

Posted on August 28, 2020

NDR Kultur: Leere Stadtlandschaften mit poetischer Kraft

Posted on June 19, 2020

 

Frames Magazine: The Force of the Missing – review of “Silent Cities” by Mat Hennek

Posted on June 7, 2020

The Force of the Missing – review of “Silent Cities” by Mat Hennek

reat photography, like great literature or dance or music or art of any sort, is more idea than anything else. Technique without vision is sterile and cold. A good idea shapes the content and provides an initial way of understanding. A good idea is the aesthetic bridge between photographer and audience.

Wired Magazine: Prophetic Images of an Empty World From Before the Pandemic

Posted on April 15, 2020

Prophetic Images of an Empty World From Before the Pandemic

Empty streets. Abandoned city squares. Silent airports. The images made by German-born photographer Mat Hennek instantly evoke the Covid-19 pandemic that has shut down most of the world. Actually, though, Hennek began working on his Silent Cities series in 2013. The publication of a book of the images earlier this month is pure coincidence-the project was years in the making.