There are so many important figures who have made the Berlin culture scene what it is. How do we know? Photographer Jacques H. Sehy has made a 100-portrait series of them.
At a glance, you probably won’t recognise them – their faces are partly illuminated, partly obscured by thin, squiggly streaks of light. These surreal visions are the offspring of a particular photographic technique: light drawing. Sehy sat down in a small, pitch black room with his model, drew in the air with his torch, and operated the camera with his foot. With long exposure, the path of light is then mapped out in the photo – and, in this case, across the faces of Berlin’s cultural pioneers. [READ MORE]