Strangelove – An Iconography of missiles

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Strangelove - American Photographs - P.W.VOIGT PHOTOGRAPHY - INSTITUTE FOR THE HARMONIOUS DEVELOPMENT OF ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY

Strangelove - American Photographs - P.W.VOIGT PHOTOGRAPHY - INSTITUTE FOR THE HARMONIOUS DEVELOPMENT OF ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Strangelove - American Photographs - P.W.VOIGT PHOTOGRAPHY - INSTITUTE FOR THE HARMONIOUS DEVELOPMENT OF ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Strangelove - American Photographs - P.W.VOIGT PHOTOGRAPHY - INSTITUTE FOR THE HARMONIOUS DEVELOPMENT OF ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY

Strangelove - American Photographs - P.W.VOIGT PHOTOGRAPHY - INSTITUTE FOR THE HARMONIOUS DEVELOPMENT OF ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Strangelove - American Photographs - P.W.VOIGT PHOTOGRAPHY - INSTITUTE FOR THE HARMONIOUS DEVELOPMENT OF ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Strangelove - American Photographs - P.W.VOIGT PHOTOGRAPHY - INSTITUTE FOR THE HARMONIOUS DEVELOPMENT OF ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY

What are arms without war? In an intriguing exhibition Simon Norfolk, P.W. Voigt and Gabriel Jones each in their own way isolate tanks, aircraft and rockets from their raison d’etre. What meaning, what significance do they have when they fall into disuse? ‘Strangelove’, the contribution by P.W. Voigt, dissects the madness of armaments by looking at their public function in peace-time, from the flexing of muscles in parades through the devout silence of the museum. The emotional freight changes with time. The threat of a bloodbath becomes the memory of that fear, the excitement makes way for sentiment and pathos. What is left is the absurdity of war. Wim Melis War Machines – Noorderlich Festival, Groeningen

 

 


 

A brief introduction into the “Strangelove Collection” Thumbnail

A brief introduction into the “Strangelove Collection”

Strangelove Collection

We printed a small catalogue for the “Strange & Charm” exhibition. 

The Strangelove Collection at Noorderlicht Photofestival 2017 Thumbnail

The Strangelove Collection at Noorderlicht Photofestival 2017

Strangelove Collection

The Strangelove Collection focuses on original vintage photographs of nuclear research, the development of the atomic bomb and early rocketry in the U.S. 

Atomic Burger Thumbnail

Atomic Burger

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Burger joint and intercontinental nuclear missile, Georgia

Crusade Thumbnail

Crusade

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About faith and size. Oversized Displays of Christian Faith

Impartial Spectator Thumbnail

Impartial Spectator

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Follow us from the Westcoast to the Eastcoast with an analogue Mamiya 7 in the glove compartment

Alabama´s customs and beliefs Thumbnail

Alabama´s customs and beliefs

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This Alabama backwater oddity creeped us out

Daniel Stier - Ways of knowing

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Daniel Stier – Ways of Knowing

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Daniel Stier – Ways of Knowing. A curious outsiders view into the world of science.

Strangelove – An Iconography of missiles Thumbnail

Strangelove – An Iconography of missiles

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In an intriguing exhibition Simon Norfolk, P.W. Voigt and Gabriel Jones each in their own way isolate tanks, aircraft and rockets from their raison d’etre