Cactuses

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Photographs of cacti in geometric patterns taken in a German garden center in Volkach am Main in 1977. The small plants were packed in a specially designed Styrofoam box, creating an extraordinary interaction to be observed between the harmony of natural and industrial forms. 16 color photographs, cacti plants in Styrofoam boxes. Peco 9 x 12-view camera, color negative film, daylight. Portfolio. C-Prints, 60 x 50 cm and digital prints, 70 x 50 cm in the graphic-art workshop of the technical college in Bielefeld.

First exhibition: Karl Martin Holzhäuser und Gottfried Jäger: generative und performing photography, Galerie Schloß Hollwinkel, 1979. 

First Publication: Gottfried Jäger: Generative Still life photography, Multiple Objects: Cacti, 1977. 

Portfolio, in: Professional Camera (Munich), No. 11/12, 1979, p. 36-42. 

Publication of the complete series in: Hyperspace (Kyoto, Japan), Vol. 9, No. 1, 2000. p. 3.



1977-686-Astrophitum-Ornatum

1977-687-Astrophitum-Myr

1977-688-Esopstoa-Lanata

1977-689-Cephalocactus

1977-690-Mammilaria

1977-691-Echinocactus

1977-692-Marchallocactus

1977-693-Ferrocactus

1977-694-Gymnocalicium

1977-695-Opuntia-Microd

1977-696-Opuntia-Microd

1977-697-Faucaria-Tigrin

1977-699-Hawortia

1977-700-Hatiora

1977-701-Lithops

1977-698-Aloe


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