Barbara Probst is a German visual artist and photographer.
In her photographic work she often uses several cameras triggered simultaneously; her series "The Moment in Space", based on this technical installation and protocol has been exhibitied in 2019 at Le BAL, Paris in 2019 and was the subject of the photobook with the same nam published by Hartmann Books on that occasion.
In 2021, she publishes "Streets, Fashion, Nudes, Still Lifes", again with Hartmann Books. Her wrok had previously been published by Steidl (Exposures, 2007), Hatje Cantz (Lunn, 2013) and Editions Xavier Barral ("12 Moments", 2017 - Co-published with Hartmann Books).
For our French-speaking visitors, here are links to an article and an interview... Vous pouvez retrouver une présentation détaillée du travail "The Moment in Space" proposée à l'occasion de l'exposition, sur le site du BAL, ainsi qu'un entretien réalisé sur la radio France Culture dans l'émission "Par les temps qui courent", toujours à l'occasion de l'exposition du BAL.
© Self-portrait taken from the radio show illustration on French radio "France Culture"
Presentation by Hartmann Books: " Each series of images and tableaux in Barbara Probst's Exposures consist of up to fourteen individual images that capture the same moment from multiple perspectives. This enables the viewer to grasp the same moment from different perspectives without having to move—a visual paradox, so to speak. This book presents her...