Willi Ruge and Fotoaktuell: Adventures for the Press

Event Date February 18, 2015 4 p.m.

Location – H6, Rathmell Building, Caerleon Campus

Dr Ute Eskildsen, Visiting Professor at the eCPR, will be discussing her research undertaken for project for the Museum of Modern Art, NYC (2014), on the German picture press. Her paper 'Willi Ruge and Fotoaktuell: Adventures for the Press’ was published as part of Object-Photo: Modern Photographs The Thomas Walther Collection 1909-1949.

An online version of the paper and project is available here.

Willi Ruge, Photo of Myself at the Moment of My Jump. From the series 'I Photograph Myself during a Parachute Jump'. 1931. Gelatin silver print, 5 9/16 x 8 1/16

Image Credit: Willi Ruge, Photo of Myself at the Moment of My Jump. From the series ‘I Photograph Myself during a Parachute Jump’. 1931. Gelatin silver print, 5 9/16 × 8 1/16? The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Thomas Walther Collection

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