In der Serie »Specialists« setze ich mich mit der speziellen visuellen Atmosphäre, den Gewohnheiten und dem spezifischen urbanen Charakter des Finanzviertels in Frankfurt am Main auseinander. In einem fotografischen Essay dokumentiere ich die Innenräume der letzten großen Handelsbörse Deutschlands und stelle diese in Bezug zu den besonderen Eigenarten der ihr umgebenden Straßen.
In the series »Specialists« I am interested in the visual characteristics, habits and the specific urban character of the financial district in Frankfurt am Main. In a kind of photographic field study I examined the insides of the last German stock exchange and its surrounding streets.
A financial broker on his way to the headquarter of the Commerzbank.
A brokers workplace in front of the stock display on the main parquet floor of Frankfurts stock exchange.
A local radio journalist inside a tiny media booth on the upper floors of Frankfurts stock exchange prepares for his daily stock market news coverage.
Empty bulletin boards inside Frankfurt am Mains stock exchange.
A close-up-photograph of the famous bull bronze sculpture in front of Frankfurt am Mains stock exchange. Sculptures of an Ox and a bear can be found at many financial marketplaces around the world. They symbolize the continuous rise and fall on the markets.
A broker on the way to his workplace – the stock exchange of Frankfurt am Main.
An error on one of the displays inside the upper floors of Frankfurts stock exchange.
In the last years many new buildings arose in the the financial district of Frankfurt am Main. Construction workers and financial brokers encounter in front of countless architectural renderings predicting a brilliant future of this urban neighbourhood.
Another television-setup on the broadcasters area inside Frankfurts stock exchange. The minimalistic low-end equipment suggests that this setup belongs to a small private broadcaster who focusses on capital markets.
Many banks and companies in Frankfurts financial district are located in large windowed skyscrapers offering a glimpse inside the world of trade markets and office culture.
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