Currently in New York

Day After Day

RongRong and the Beijing East Village

Currently in Neu-Ulm

Then and Now

Life and Dreams Revisited

Upcoming in Toronto

The Way She Looks

A History of Female Gazes in African Portraiture

Upcoming event at TWC Neu-Ulm

Then and Now: Public Guided Tour

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The Walther Collection presents Then and Now, an ongoing survey of Chinese photography since 2017. Every Friday at 5pm, The Walther Collection offers a free public guided tour of the exhibition.

August 30, 2019, 05:00 pm — 06:30 pm

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Celebrating 50 Years of Pride

Every June, Pride parades are celebrated all over the world. These parades are known in Germany as "Christopher Street Day" or CSD. The name refers to Christopher Street in New York's Greenwich Village, where the Stonewall Inn is still located today. On June 28, 1969, violent riots between the police and activists of the gay and lesbian movement took place in front of this bar. The Stonewall Inn was considered a refuge for members of the LGBTQI+ scene, where they could meet and chat with people of similar interests without being harassed. At the same time, such bars were often a target for police raids. According to the law at the time, the police had the right to detain anyone who did not wear at least three garments identified with their gender. That June evening, visitors of the Stonewall Inn began to defend themselves against such a raid and the arrests associated with it. In memory of these events, members of the LGBTQI+ scene continue to take to the streets to fight for their rights and make their voices heard.

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About the Walther Collection

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The Walther Collection is an art foundation dedicated to the critical understanding of historical and contemporary photography and related media.

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RongRong's Diary: Beijing East Village (2019) presents an expansive selection of striking photographs, together with first person accounts from his private diary, which RongRong made between 1993 and 1998 within the artistic community known as Beijing East Village.

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