two artists, two boats, four cities, and a journey where both creatives have been engaging in a study of the environment, urban life and photography. built and carried out by claudius schulze (hamburg) and maciej markowicz (berlin), 2BOATS is a floating photographic platform traveling the channels and streams of europe on the lookout for new perspectives, a different kind of awareness and novel experiences.

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image by claudius schulze

 

 

although with a similar idea in mind, the boats—each one occupied by one artist—serve as traveling studios but with different purposes. claudius schulze’s boat has a warmer and cozier look, perfect for hosting creative workshops and discussions, while maciej markowicz’s one, with its silver and out-of-earth aesthetics works out as a camera obscura.

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the trip already started last year, leaving hamburg towards amsterdam, where they attended the unseen photo fair. following that they reached the light city, joining the paris photo event. currently they are on their way back to hamburg where they plan to arrive just in time for the hamburg triennale of photography. you can follow the expedition on the artist’s instagrams here and here.

2boats floating photographic platforms designboom

2boats floating photographic platforms designboom
image by kevin mcelvaney

2boats floating photographic platforms designboom

2boats floating photographic platforms designboom
image by claudius schulze 

2boats floating photographic platforms designboom
image by claudius schulze

2boats floating photographic platforms designboom
image by claudius schulze

2boats floating photographic platforms designboom
image by claudius schulze 

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