A: I like working as part of artistic collectives.

M: As opposed to the solitary work of the photographer?

A: I agree that most of my photos are the result of very personal and solitary efforts, like stalking specific landscape - Three Gorges Dam, for example. But at the same time, being a photographer connects you to a lot of people you meet while traveling, without whom you wouldn’t have made certain photos. That also includes taking a photo because of how somebody reacts to your presence. That’s no longer documenting the place. But rather how the place reacts to your presence . I call this the human element. It’s a certain kind of unpredictability that often comes automatically when I travel. And most of the time I follow a kind of a system beneath the surface.

Max Dax interviews Armin Linke

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