State Of Nature

30 × 36 cm
172 pages on 2 different papers,
61 color  and 13 b/w images
Texts by Oskar Piegsa and Thomas Glade
Graphic Design by -SYB-
Threadsewn softcover with bellyband-like slipcase
June 2017
ISBN 978-3-96070-010-4
€ 58,-
Signed copies on request

Brief handling instruction
As this book does not have a solid cover it needs to be inserted into the banderole with the cloth covered spine first.


Selected Press
Basler Zeitung
Peter Lindhorst

“State of Nature” shows the extent that natural­-disaster protection has become part of the European landscape.
Claudius Schulze traveled about 50.000 km across Europe, photographing seemingly picturesque landscapes from a crane platform with a large­-format camera. But each of those idyllic scenes contains imperfec­tions: alpine panoramas are crossed by snow sheds, the North Sea coast is fur­rowed by breakwaters. In each of the pho­tographs, protective structures rise into the landscape. But these pictures are not about defining the boundary between culture and nature. On the contrary: the pho­tographs demonstrate how much the two spheres penetrate each other.