Extended: INSIGHT – Three voyages into the inner universe of Shi’ite Islam

Sayyed Omid Ali Moussavi, Madrese Chahar Baq, Isfahan 2004. © Hans Georg Berger

Contemporary photographs by Hans Georg Berger together with historical images by 19th century Iranian photographers, archived in the National Archive at the Golestan Palace Tehran

Because of great demand extended until July 14th 2018!

Thursday to Saturday 2 pm – 6 pm
Or by appointment


Events around the exhibition in the Bumiller Collection at Studio X-berg in Berlin:

Presentation by the curator Boris von Brauchitsch

Saturday 7th April 2018, 4 pm

Dr. Boris von Brauchitsch is an author, photographer and exhibition organizer. He curated the exhibitions in Berlin and Isfahan. He is the publisher and author of the catalogue EINSICHT. (in German)


Presentation by the curator Saeid Edalatnejad

Saturday 14th April 2018, 4 pm

Dr. Saeid Edalatnejad is a Shi’ite cleric and scientist. He will be talking about the reasons for the photography project of Hans Georg Berger in the Shi’ite scientific centres of Qom, Mashhad and Isfahan. He is the editor of the Encyclopaedia Islamica in Teheran and the co-publisher and co-author of the catalogue EINSICHT. (In English)


Talk by the artist Hans Georg Berger

Saturday 30th June 2018, 4 pm

Second talk by Hans Georg Berger on his photography project in the Shi’ite science centres of Maschhad, Qom and Isfahan (2000-2006) (In German)


Lecture by Carmen Perez-Gonzalez: “Early photographs in Persia”

Saturday 7th July 2018, 2 pm

Dr. Carmen Perez Gonzalez is an astrophysicist, lecturer at the university of Wuppertal and a renowned scholar of the early photographs of Persia. She is the author of a paper in the catalogue EINSICHT, which has been published by the Kehrer Verlag in Heidelberg. (In English and German)


Closing night of the exhibition:
Saturday July 14th 2018, 6 pm


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