Reisen in Burma
"Boatpeople" the book is out
Bettina Flitner brought a fishing boat from Myanmar to Cologne. Here, on the river of Rhine, she photographed individuals and groups: Managers, nuns from a Benedictine convent, a family with the suitcases flew from Kosovo. They are alone, in pairs, or in a group. A procession of voyagers, fugitives, nomads.
Exhibition Die Staatsbibliothek und ich
350 years Staatsbibliothek Berlin. Bettina Flitner photographed for the Staatsbibliothek 24 personalities with the treasures of the Staatsbibliothek: nobel price winner Herta Müller with the autograph of Heinrich von Kleist, Richard von Weizsäcker with the first german chess book, Wim Wenders with the oldest publication of the world, a buddhist magic spell from 764 A.D. The exhibition is shown from 21rst of september until 30th of december 2011. Staatsbibliothek Berlin, Potsdamer Straße 33, 10785 Berlin. Opening hours: mo. - fr. 9 a.m. - 21 p.m., sa. 9 a.m. - 17 p.m.