On September 16th through the 21st select images of the current Washington, D.C. punk and hardcore scene from Chris Suspect’s latest book entitled “Suspect Device” will be featured in the Leica Galerie at Photokina in Cologne, Germany. 18 large print photographs will be hung on two 23 foot bright orange walls in Hall 1 of the Koelnmesse, Cologne’s exhibition center. Photokina is the world’s largest trade fair for the photographic and imaging industries.
The theme of this year’s show is art photography from the world of music, embracing all facets of the genre including concert images, personal portraits, backstage candids and audience shots. Featured photographers include the legendary Jim Marshall who is known for his portraits of musicians such as Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan and The Beatles. Magnum photographer Thomas Hoepker, winner of the 2014 Leica Hall of Fame Award, will have a 60 year retrospective of his work entitled “Wanderlust.” And Till Brönner, the internationally acclaimed trumpeter, singer and composer, will be presenting his new book of photographs called “Faces of Talent.” Other artists include Bryan Adams, Michael Agel, René Burri, Alejandro Cegarra, Anton Corbijn, Jamie Cullum, Glen Craig, D-Nice, Lois Hechenblaikner, Martin Kollar, Gerd Ludwig, Mary McCartney, Anja Niedringhaus, Jürgen Schadeberg, Andy Summers, Tom Wright and George Yammine.
The Leica Galerie in Hall 1 will be open daily during Photokina (16 to 21 September 2014) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free.