“I am sure that these paintings can give their viewers the most beautiful pleasure that art has to offer us: Surprise, amazement, recognition and smiles!” [Prof. Dr. Christoph Stölzl, then Vice-President of the Berlin House of Representatives] “The photo series berlin minimal succeeds in a fascinating way in taking a completely new look at the capital. I cordially invite you to get involved in the artistic adventure berlin minimal. I am sure you will discover completely new sides of the city of Berlin and see familiar things with different eyes. [Hans Demant, then CEO of Adam Opel AG] Familiar Berlin buildings are distilled to pared-down motifs, or just a detail is cited. In combination with the unique colouring of Pola Graph film (its tone scale ranges from white and beige to dark brown, generally warm tones), the result is a distinctive aesthetic with a unique visual message. Pola Graph was a special 35mm film from Polaroid. The minimalist approach to photography is apolitical and detached. It leaves the viewer room for their own thoughts and imagination. To …
Berlin, 15 January 2018 – Andreas Bromba has been invited to participate in auctions by the Chemnitz fine art auction house e-artis. The first three photographs submitted were sold straight away between December 2017 and January 2018: two works from the successful Mystical Series and one from the photo concept berlin minimal (“Viktorias Flügel/Victoria’s Wings”). The works were offered as Alu-Dibond prints and signed by the artist (edition of 20). Further information is available at www.e-artis.de This productive collaboration will be continued!
19 April 2015 – The upcoming exhibition “The city from below” with photographs by Andreas Bromba from the series “The city from below” at Einstellungsraum e.V. in Hamburg-Wandsbek, a gallery that is particularly popular with young and innovative artists, has been included in the “Hamburger Architektur-Sommer” programme. Many thanks to gallery owner Elke Suhr for her patience and perseverance! The biennial “Hamburger Architektur-Sommer” has developed into a major event with exhibitions, colloquia and discussions across the city attracting a growing number of visitors. This is architecture at its most vibrant. The exhibition opens on Thursday, 16 June 2015 at 6 pm at the gallery Einstellungsraum e.V., Wandsbeker Chaussee 11. The photographer Andreas Bromba is present.
Places that are unexpected, beautiful, devoid of beauty. As if someone had suddenly turned off the sound or muted their mobile. We expect noise – we’re in the middle of the city after all. But the setting doesn’t need any sound. It has its own frequency. This is the “city from below”: photographs revealing the other sides of a city, beyond the crowds of tourists and coffee-table-book aesthetic – the “special flavour” that every city has.
The photo series TERRRA TOTAL was created in the 1990s under the title Other Worlds. It is a series of macrophotographs: scenes composed of toys and small everyday objects. Smurfs, plastic skeletons and their friends allegorise the absurdities of life – situations people sometimes quite unexpectedly (and helplessly) find themselves in. After a ten-year hiatus, Andreas Bromba has returned to this series under the new title TERRRA TOTAL. The first TERRRA TOTAL scene is entitled “Treffpunkt N.Y.” (“Point of Impact NY”) and was created in January 2002. The series will be continued. All of the photographs are analogue.
The Mystical Series is a conceptual photo series that aims to show, through special places, artworks and buildings in as many different countries as possible, that there is an “invisible” thread uniting all the peoples of the earth – a kind of archetype that calls to mind the same associations for everyone of a primal spiritual connection and yearning.