I began the Berlin Wall project in 1997.
I created a series, using photographs of my body and superimposing images I had taken of the remains of The Berlin Wall and other objects and places that were significant or had a resonance with this subject matter. The work was a means of reflecting on my life in East Berlin where I was brought up, two years after the wall was built, it is concerned with the brutal reality of the concrete wall that dominated every aspect of my life; any possibilities for creative pursuits were dictated by the restrictions of communism that the wall represented The second chapter was created after photographing Forbidden Places, such as the former headquarters of the Ministry of State Security (STASI) in Berlin. The third chapter Reminiscence focuses on my life now in England where the creative possibilities are limitless for me. In my photographic work I have become fascinated with the play of light in the reflections on the surface of water and the patterns of skeletal branches against the cloudless sky.
Moments Published May 18, 2015
Woodham Flight Published May 18, 2015
Treescapes, 2008-2014 Published September 27, 2014
Restricted View Published August 08, 2014
GARDENS IN MARRAKECH Published April 22, 2014
Rome 2013 by Christiane Zschommler Published February 25, 2013
Reflections Published April 27, 2010
Amsterdam Canals Published March 31, 2010