2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Totally East is an exhibition that powerfully portrays everyday life in the GDR. Harald Hauswald’s photos hint at stories of loneliness, authority, and rebellion along with moments of endearment and serenity. The exhibition at the Goethe Pop Up comprises of 20 exhibition panels with a wide selection of Hauswald’s known and less known photographs accompanied by texts from Stefan Wolle, Head of Research at the GDR Museum in Berlin. Each panel is equipped with QR codes that link to short video interviews with the photographer who reports on the historical context of the respective photograph.
Photo © Harald Hauswald/OSTKREUZ