Matthias Koch

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Location: Vinezac, France
Nationality: German
Biography: Matthias Koch  ( is an artist and photographer originally from Germany. He lived and worked in Chile, Venezuela, Mexico and France and currently established his basecamp in the South of France. He has no special... read on
What is soft is strong ...
matthias koch
Feb 1, 2018
Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong. (Lao Tzu)

In January 2018, part of France suffered major floods. Once again. Other parts of the world are suffering the same fate. Nature erupts uncontrollably into human urbanity and reminds us of the precariousness of our civilizations and existences.

The photos of the series Water were taken between 26 and 28 January 2018 in and around Paris.

Mathias Koch - Seine et Marne

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