Cactuses

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Photographs of cacti in geometric patterns taken in a German garden center in Volkach am Main in 1977. The small plants were packed in a specially designed Styrofoam box, creating an extraordinary interaction to be observed between the harmony of natural and industrial forms. 16 color photographs, cacti plants in Styrofoam boxes. Peco 9 x 12-view camera, color negative film, daylight. Portfolio. C-Prints, 60 x 50 cm and digital prints, 70 x 50 cm in the graphic-art workshop of the technical college in Bielefeld.

First exhibition: Karl Martin Holzhäuser und Gottfried Jäger: generative und performing photography, Galerie Schloß Hollwinkel, 1979. 

First Publication: Gottfried Jäger: Generative Still life photography, Multiple Objects: Cacti, 1977. 

Portfolio, in: Professional Camera (Munich), No. 11/12, 1979, p. 36-42. 

Publication of the complete series in: Hyperspace (Kyoto, Japan), Vol. 9, No. 1, 2000. p. 3.





1977 686 01 astrophitum orn1 20080401 1463368297
1977-686-Astrophitum-Ornatum
1977 687 02 astrophitum myr2 20080401 1762543008
1977-687-Astrophitum-Myr
1977 688 03 espostoa lanata3 20080401 1972584736
1977-688-Esopstoa-Lanata
1977 689 04 cephalocactus s4 20080401 1281947991
1977-689-Cephalocactus
1977 690 05 mammilaria kopi5 20080401 1655708433
1977-690-Mammilaria
1977 691 06 echinocactus gr6 20080401 1338419268
1977-691-Echinocactus
1977 692 07 marchallocactus7 20080401 1548745486
1977-692-Marchallocactus
1977 693 08 ferrocactus ele8 20080401 1606466226
1977-693-Ferrocactus
1977 694 09 gymnocalicium v9 20080401 1554479329
1977-694-Gymnocalicium
1977 695 10 opuntia microd10 20080401 1388615915
1977-695-Opuntia-Microd
1977 696 11 opuntia microd11 20080401 1190602247
1977-696-Opuntia-Microd
1977 697 12 faucaria tigrin12 20080401 1475520252
1977-697-Faucaria-Tigrin
1977 699 14 hawortia kopie14 20080401 1361545567
1977-699-Hawortia
1977 700 15 hatiora kopie15 20080401 2064930701
1977-700-Hatiora
1977 701 16 lithops kopie16 20080401 1489355813
1977-701-Lithops
1977 698 13 aloe kopie13 20080401 1915969659
1977-698-Aloe