Johannes Wewetzer

Johannes Wewetzer
Being educated at a Catholic school prompted photographer Johannes Wewetzer’s initial interest in the rich language of Christian iconography. This coupled with the time spent exploring and photographing the more hedonistic aspects of his birth city, Berlin, had been a focus of his work. Studying pharmacology inspired an interest in applying his knowledge of chemistry to experimenting in the photographic darkroom with silver gelatin printing and film development, exploring the use of self-mixed chemicals and alternative processes. Finally studying photography at the renowned Ostkreutzschule, he departed after two semesters to begin his art practise. Currently, his work deals with people in transient states, porn actors, rope artists, those from the less well-lit corners of underground scenes. Their bodies and movement telling of their trials and triumphs. “I'm trying to evoke and create a sense of ambiguity and mystery, where figures emerge and retreat into shadow. This chiaroscuro device aims to remove the corpus, human image, body, call it what you will, from time and space."

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