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Jörg Koopmann

Summer 2022 Munich celebrates 50 years post Olympics´72, that changed the city in the most profound way.
The cultural department asked me to start following the current life in some relevant historic sites.

Freiraum M2030 /
Department of urban planning München

Photographing in the city limits of a constantly growing city, this series explores the important qualities of space into urban planning.
“The long-term development of open spaces in Munich was the focus of the 2016 annual exhibition. What can open spaces do in a densely built-up, growing city? What can all be or become free space and for whom? The concept report “Freiraum München 2030”, commissioned by the Department for Urban Planning and Building Regulations, deals with these questions. Based on the expert opinion, the exhibition presented central aspects of open space planning and showed approaches for the future.”

Osram /
illumination for the Vatikan

Osram lightsystems were chosen to find a new way of decently lighting up the wallpaintings in the vatican Museum. I had the pleasure to spend some off hours in these amazing rooms, to follow some light-tests. 
The four rooms known as the Stanze of Raphael formed part of the apartment situated on the second floor of the Pontifical Palace. The pictorial decoration was executed by Raphael and his school between 1508 and 1524.

Don't be afraid to participate! – 2

A series of 12 documentary videos for an exhibition at architecture museum/PIN Munich. Observing the everyday live of inhabitants of Housing-cooperatives in Zürich/Copenhagen/Munich/Vienna/Berlin.
The videos are slowpaced, non-promotion and focused on undermining the fear that sharing some spaces equals Hippie kommune life...
A coproduction with Lene Harbo Pedersen.

Don't be afraid to participate! – 3

A series of 12 documentary videos for an exhibition at architecture museum/PIN Munich. Observing the everyday live of inhabitants of Housing-cooperatives in Zürich/Copenhagen/Munich/Vienna/Berlin.
The videos are slowpaced, non-promotion and focused on undermining the fear that sharing some spaces equals Hippie kommune life...
A coproduction with Lene Harbo Pedersen.

Don't be afraid to participate! – 4

A series of 12 documentary videos for an exhibition at architecture museum/PIN Munich. Cooperatives in Zürich/Copenhagen/Munich/Vienna/Berlin
This cooperative housing was almost finished and the future users could hardly wait to move in. When crafts people meet DIY enthusiats and the constructionsite functions as playground...
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