Gesche Würfel is a contemporary photographic artist based in Chapel Hill, N.C. Würfel’s background in urban planning and visual sociology informs her work, which explores the social and political implications of spatial processes by challenging notions of geography, history, race, class, and gender. Würfel’s work has been exhibited, published, and awarded internationally. Most recently, she has had solo exhibitions of her “Oppressive Architecture” project at the Contemporary Art Museum in Raleigh, NC and the Heavy Load-Bearing Body (Schwerbelastungskörper) in Berlin. Würfel was named as the Juror’s Pick for the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2016.

 

 

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Gesche Würfel is a contemporary photographic artist based in Chapel Hill, N.C. Würfel’s background in urban planning and visual sociology informs her work, which explores the social and political implications of spatial processes by challenging notions of geography, history, race, class, and gender. Würfel’s work has been exhibited, published, and awarded internationally. Most recently, she has had solo exhibitions of her “Oppressive Architecture” project at the Contemporary Art Museum in Raleigh, NC and the Heavy Load-Bearing Body (Schwerbelastungskörper) in Berlin. Würfel was named as the Juror’s Pick for the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2016.

 

 

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