Ohio Photomagazine

The Ohio Photomagazine, first published in January 1995 is an artproject in magazine form, a mobile exhibition space for photographic imagery. The joint editors/publishers are two artists from Cologne and Düsseldorf: Uschi Huber and Jörg Paul Janka. ( until 1998 together with Stefan Schneider and Hans-Peter Feldmann ). Ohio publishes in print and video format (DVD) as well as photographs in a box.

In Ohio the reproductive and everyday character of photography is more of interest than the aura of a single photo on the wall. Ohio deals entirely with already existing images, it selects and recombines them. Ohio publishes images from very diverse sources and doesn’t differentiatie between ‘genres’. There is a strong focus on non-artistic photography, images come from private and public archives, the daily press, the Internet, from scientists, amateurs…