Peter Piller

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Inkjet print, 26 x 33.7 cm
Collection Fotomuseum Winterthur
Inv. no. 2009-005-006
© Peter Piller / 2013, Pro Litteris, Zürich

Peter Piller
*1968 in Fritzlar; lives in Hamburg

Over the past few years Peter Piller has put together an archive of over seven thousand photographs, which have been clipped from local papers. Like a photo detective, he neatly cuts out the pictures, analyses and sorts them. Then he looks for common threads, visual patterns and systems, and re-sorts the pictures into categories of his own. The Peter Piller Archive now contains about one hundred different categories with titles such as: Vandalismus zeigen (Pointing at Vandalism), Eis essende Mädchen (Girls eating ice cream) and Auto berühren (Touching a car).