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Friedl Kubelka vom Gröller. One ls Not Enough.

Friedl Kubelka vom Gröller. One ls Not Enough. Photography & Film


The heart of Friedl Kubelka´s photographic work (who as a filmmaker goes by the name of Friedl vom Gröller) is constituted by portraiture . whether she captures friends, acquaintances, family members, filmmakers, artists or simply clients, each for the most part gazing directly into the camera. Since 1972 to the present, Kubelka has also placed herself in front of the camera for her project Jahresportraits (Yearly Portraits) in which she mercilessly documents the process of aging. It has become the structural credo of Kubelka´s artistic practice to juxtapose the individual photograph with many other photographs.

The monograph focuses upon individual serial works as combined with contemporary portrait series showing e.g. artists from Senegal which are combined with others from Kubelka´s archive. So as to multiply perspectives, individual portraits are juxtaposed with others (double portraits), or more. As extras a magazine about the murial painter Pape Mamadou Samb aka Papisto Boy and a DVD with a selecton of films of the artist are attached to the book.



Year: 2018

Editor: Dietmar Schwärzler

Publisher: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König

Distributed by: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König & INDEX Edition

Texts by: Madeleine Bernstorff, Miranda July, Dietmar Schwärzler

Language: English

Pages: 320

+ Magazine: Pape Mamadou Samb – Papisto Boy (English / French, 40 pages)

+ DVD: Silence on the Screen (selection of 19 films from von Friedl vom Gröller)

ISBN: 978-396098-330-9



  • Edit by: Dietmar Schwärzler
  • Original Title: Friedl Kubelka vom Gröller. One ls Not Enough.
  • Year: 2018
  • Publisher: Walther König
  • Language: ENGLISH