Gundula Schulze Eldowy guides together with Felix Hoffmann through the exhibition Gundula Schulze Eldowy Schattenwinde at MQ Freiraum.
Start: 12:00 p.m.
Admission: exhibition ticket, no additional costs for the guided tour
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On the artist:
Gundula Schulze Eldowy (b. 1954 in Erfurt, Germany) left her hometown in 1972 and moved to East Berlin. She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Leipzig from 1979 to 1984. In 1985 Schulze Eldowy met the famous Swiss-American artist Robert Frank in East Berlin and became friends with him. Following an intense exchange of letters, Schulze Eldowy spent several formative years in New York. In 1996 she was awarded the twelfth Prize for Overseas Photographers at the Higashikawa Photo Fiesta. In 2000 Schulze Eldowy took her first trip to Bolivia and Peru; she married Javier A. Garcia Vásquez, the Indigenous Peruvian ceramic artist and shaman of the Moche. In 2010 she became a member of the Saxon Academy of Arts in Dresden, and in 2019 she became a member of the Academy of the Arts in Berlin. She lives in Peru and Berlin. Gundula Schulze Eldowy’s photographs are part of international collections including the Museum of Modern Art in New York.