Mapping out the queer cultural roots of Berlin through the voices of those who contribute to Europe’s queer-capital, then and now.
Tag: queer capital
IMAGO’s Michael Hughes photographed Berlin’s iconic Christopher Street Day, the original Pride march, the summer after the fall of the Berlin Wall. IMAGO spoke to him about his career and the city’s ever-shifting cultural landscape.
"I will show everyone that they don’t need to be silent anymore, that we can fight back with the law. That we have the right to live.” Berlin-based photographer Sina Tanha tells of recent experiences with homophobia in a queer-capital, and the role of activism both in and outside of photography.
Dieter Matthes photographed some of the final moments of an iconic queer tradition in Berlin. For Pride Month, IMAGO spoke to him about his portraits that lend an outsider’s perspective into the lively and historic Tuntenball drag ball in the early 1990’s.