A Selfie and a Parachute

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A selfportrait with meaning. Photography by Willi Ruge, 1931.

Dieser Augenblick war entscheidend . . ./This Moment Was Decisive . . .
Ich fotografiere mich beim Absturz mit dem Fallschirm/ from the series I Photograph Myself during a Parachute Jump
(Abbaspour, Mitra, Lee Ann Daffner, and Maria Morris Hambourg.
Object:Photo. Modern Photographs: The Thomas Walther Collection 1909–1949 at The Museum of Modern Art. December 8, 2014. moma.org/objectphoto)
It’s things-from-the-past-you-should-see-week, an educational program at Mimi Berlin.

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