The work sharply focuses on how these issues resonate in our attention economy. Critically, Breitz holds up a mirror to whiteness and invites reflection on privileges that white people have taken for granted for far too long.
With Whiteface as the central installation, Breitz will also present seven single-channel videos from her White Mantras series, as well as a series of photographic portraits of the protagonists from Whiteface. All works will be on view from our grand opening on 14 September until 4 December 2023.
About Candice Breitz
Candice Breitz has been one of the world's most influential contemporary artists for some time. Over the past three decades, her work has explored the intersection of political and social forces with individual and collective identity. In recent years, her work has been exhibited at the Venice Biennale, the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art and Tate Liverpool, among other venues, and has been included in the collections of renowned museums around the world, inspiring audiences and stimulating discourse across cultural boundaries.
About Fotografiska Berlin
On 14 September, Fotografiska Berlin opens its doors at the start of Berlin Art Week with three inaugural exhibitions, all exploring aspects of visual culture in a socio-cultural context. Following Juliana Huxtable's - Ussyphilla and Whiteface by Candice Breitz, the third opening show will be announced in September.