LOOK+FEEL: Contemporary Photography
From 03 to 11 December 2022 the “Meerbusch Artists Association” shows contemporary photography from the Rhein-Kreis Neuss region. I am very pleased about the invitation and look forward to what is sure to be an exciting exhibition with different photographic positions. Participants are Amédé Ackermann, Ilse Petry-Ambrosius, Uwe Bedenbecker, Erika Danes, Markus Hoffmann, Horst Jösch, Marcus Metzner, Klaus Niewöhner, Erika Anna Schumacher and Siegrid van Sierenberg.
The vernissage will take place on Saturday, 03.12.2022 at 4:00 p.m.
Opening hours: Mon – Sat 3-6pm, Sun 11am-6pm.
Teloy Mühle, Dr.-Stephan-Grüter-Platz, 40668 Meerbusch
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“Between People”: Exhibition in Neuss
The joint exhibition “Between People” at the Kreishaus Neuss will take place from November 07 to December 02, 2022. Under the patronage of Hans-Jürgen Petrauschke, District Administrator of the Rhein-Kreis Neuss and with artistic advice from Dr. phil. Carola Gries, a wide variety of works by members of Kunst.Neuss e.V. were selected.
Opening on Monday, 07 November 2022, 4:00 p.m.
Welcome: Dr. Susanne Altweger
Greetings: District Administrator Hans-Jürgen Petrauschke
Lichthof of the Neuss District Hall
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Fri 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Winter Light: Exhibition at Langwaden Monastery
From 05 November 2022 to 23 January 2023, the Neusser Künstlerverein Kunst.Neuss e.V. presents the joint exhibition “Winterlicht”. The opening will take place on 05 November 2022 at 16:00.
Marcus Metzner: PHOTOGRAPHY
From September 11 to October 02, 2022 I show a cross-section of my work in an extensive solo exhibition in the Grevenbroich “Versandhalle” (shipping hall). I am very pleased about the invitation of the city of Grevenbroich – the old industrial building is a wonderful exhibition space.
Sunday, September 11, 2022
Holger Günther, Chairman of the Cultural Committee of the City of Grevenbroich, will take over the welcoming at the vernissage. Stefan Pelzer-Florack, Head of the Department of Education and Culture, will kindly take over the introduction!
Opening hours: Saturdays & Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
I will donate the proceeds of the exhibition to Asphalt e.V./fiftyfifty.
But that was not all: to the language of images in the photographs now comes a bit of words and writing: just now I was nominated for the German Short Thriller Award. And that’s why there will now also be a public reading by me in the photo exhibition.
Public Reading “Schlimme Geschichten” (which translates ‘Terrible Stories’)
Short Stories & Co.
Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.
I look forward to plenty of visitors!
HOHE KUNST/HIGH ART at the AlpiNEum
From August 13 to September 22, 2022, various artists from Kunst.Neuss e.V. will be exhibiting at the AlpiNEum in Neuss. Bizarre? Come on! Off to the mountains!
The Kunst.Neuss e.V. together with AlpiNEum director Christoph Rehlinghaus invites you to a summit meeting around art! So do not hesitate, refreshment is provided during ascent and descent.
The exhibition is open from 13.8.2022 to 22.9.2022, Fridays, 14.00 to 19.00, Saturdays 10.00 to 16.00, Sundays from 12.00 to 16.00.
Vernissage: August 13, 2022, 2:00 p.m.
Museum Kulturbahnhof Korschenbroich:
“Nothing Ordinary” – Photography
From May 6 to 8, 2022, six photographers from Kunst.Neuss e.V. will exhibit at the Museum Kulturbahnhof Korschenbroich! Participating are Amédé Ackermann, Susanne Altweger, Hilla Baecker, Marcus Metzner, Susanne Reinert and Thomas Selzer.
The vernissage will take place on 06 May 2022, 7pm. The introductory speech will be given by Dr. Susanne Altweger.
We are all happy to have found an alternate date for this show originally scheduled for 01/22 – 01/30/22! The then current Corona regulations will apply.
Am Bahnhof 2
Thalia Bookstore Krefeld:
From February 19 to April 23,, 2022 I show more than 40 works in the exhibition CONCRETE/TENDER#2 in the Thalia bookstore in Krefeld.
Thalia Books Greven
Opening hours Mon – Fri 10:00 – 19:00, Sat 10:00 – 18:00
First impressions can already be seen here on the website in the section Projects/Exhibitions. A midissage is scheduled for March 12, 2022.
I will donate the proceeds of sold works to Aktion Deutschland hilft e.V., Nothilfe Ukraine.
Many of the photographs shown are also reproduced in the catalog CONCRETE/TENDER, published for the exhibition of the same name at Sparda Bank 2020. If interested, the catalog can be ordered online or – very welcome – just contact me directly (in the latter case EUR 12,- + postage).
“Anchored in art”
This year’s annual exhibition of Kunst.Neuss e.V. is entitled “Anchored in art”. It will take place from March 19 to March 27, 2022 at the Romaneum (Brückstraße 1, 41460 Neuss, Germany). I will be present at the vernissage as well as on the last day of the exhibition. Three of my works will be there – they are currently still well packed and waiting to be shown…
EXTENDED! Virtual exhibition
“Usually Not Captured” – Photography
The exhibition originally shown at the gallery ‘The Box’ in Düsseldorf can be experienced again – now as a digital version in a virtual 3D space! Experience photo art digitally? This way!
Metzner/Mucha: Photography – Bergheim
The joint photography exhibition of Marcus Metzner and the Cologne photographer Karola Mucha, which was actually scheduled to begin on November 19, 2021 in Bergheim, has been postponed indefinitely for the time being.
From September 24 to 29, 2021, the exhibition “Kunst ist Seelsorge” will take place in the Ballhaus in Düsseldorf. Members of the Kunst.Neuss e.V. show various works – I am pleased to be there with some photographs as well. The public Vernissage takes place on Saturday, 25.09. at 4pm. I will be there from 11am and look forward to meeting you!
Ballhaus im Nordpark
Kaiserswerther Straße 380
40474 Düsseldorf, Germany
The photographers of the Neuss artists’ association Kunst.Neuss e.V. present excerpts of their work in a virtual joint exhibition until August 01, 2021. Nice collaboration! Go directly to the exhibition here!
Art in the store: PopUp Gallery in Neuss
For the first time in Neuss, a vacant store is used as an art gallery: the Neuss artists’ association Kunst.Neuss e.V. exhibits in Sebastianusstraß 4 in downtown Neuss. The works can be seen through the shop window in any case – from 22.03.2021, it is also possible to make an appointment by telephone with the association’s chair(wo)men Robert Jordan and Susanne Althöfer (0172-2028449). The PopUp Gallery will initially remain until the middle of the year 2021. I am pleased to be represented with a number of works!
Virtual 3D Exhibition “Usually Not Captured”
The exhibition “Usually Not Captured” shown at the Düsseldorf gallery “The Box” can be seen as a virtual 3D version since March 22. To view or to “re-experience” it, simply click here!
Outlook: Exhibitions 2021
In the hope that next year a more extensive range of exhibitions will be possible again, I would like to point out a few planned events already now… Save the date!
- 20 – 28.03.2021: Anniversary exhibition of Kunst.Neuss e.V., Romaneum, Neuss – unfortunately can not take place due to the ongoing pandemic.
- 23 – 24.05.2021: “In the beginning was” – an initiative of the “Artists4Future” movement in Jüchen – unfortunately can not take place due to the ongoing pandemic.
- 23 – 30.09.2021: Exhibition at the Ballhaus, Düsseldorf
Virtual 3D Exhibition CONCRETE/TENDER
The exhibition originally shown at Sparda Bank West in Neuss is now presented as a digital version in a virtual 3D room.
Cancelled: Exhibition at Kunstraum Konstantin, Mönchengladbach
Unfortunately, the joint exhibition of photographers of Kunst.Neuss e.V. in the Kunstraum Konstantin in Mönchengladbach, planned for shortly before Christmas 2020 (Friday, 11.12. – Sunday, 13.12.2020) has to be cancelled due to the Corona Pandemic. We hope for an alternative date for the photo show in 2021.
Exhibition “Verankert” (Anchored)
The exhibition “Verankert” (Anchored) planned for the 35th anniversary of Kunst.Neuss e.V. from 10 to 23 September 2020 is unfortunately cancelled due to the coronavirus. We all hope that the exhibition can be rescheduled for next year.
Virtual catalogue: Usually Not Captured
The coronavirus has caused quite a stir in the culture industry. “Physical” exhibitions were not possible for a long time, and many future exhibitions for 2020 have already been cancelled. So here is a small alternative: A digital view of the works! Have a look at the complete catalogue of the exhibition “Usually Not Captured” (which originally took place in the Düsseldorf gallery “The Box”) as a digital version for browsing here on the web! Just click on the title or the picture above – have fun!
Exhibition: In the beginning…
The exhibition “In the beginning…” – an initiative of the “Artists4Future” movement – planned for Whitsun 2020 in Jüchen cannot take place due to the current corona situation. The exhibition has now been postponed to Whitsun 2021 (23/24 May).
Exhibition: CONCRETE / TENDER
January 20 – April 03, 2020, Neuss – In the exhibition CONCRETE / TENDER I present more than 20 new works.
Krefelder Str. 62
Opening hours Mo, Tu, Th 09:00 – 18:00, We, Fr 09:00 – 13:00
From January 24 to January 30, 2020, a joint exhibition on the theme „Time is Life“ will take place in Düsseldorf – I am delighted to be part of it with some works! Many artists – including myself – will be present at the vernissage on 25 January at 16:00. Opening hours are always from 11.00 o’clock to 17.00 o’clock.
Ballhaus im Nordpark
Kaiserswerther Straße 380
Exhibition: Langwaden Monastery
From September 21 to November 30, 2019, a joint exhibition will take place in the Langwaden Monastery in Grevenbroich. The jurors have selected four of my works. Patron of the exhibition is the mayor of Grevenbroich Klaus Krützen. I will be present at the vernissage on September 21 at 16:00 and look forward to many visitors together with all participants!
Purchase & Order
German Crime Short Story Award 2022
You can tell stories with photographs – but of course also with texts. I am very happy to have won the German Crime Short Story Award 2022! If you want to discover my award-winning (and other great) stories: The anthology “Tatort Eifel 8” has just been published by KBV-Verlag! (German Language)
CONCRETE/TENDER#2: C-Print Special Edition
The work “Colour Code Information” is also for sale in a special edition as a C-print. For the exhibition CONCRETE/TENDER#2 I offer it at special conditions. All info in the projects/exhibitions section.
Catalogue CONCRETE / TENDER
fiftyfifty Gallery: Help with art!
Catalogue Usually Not Captured
Art for homeless people
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