This exhibition constitutes a photographic documentation of people who,
either directly or indirectly, took part in the movements of 1968 in
The exhibition shows people who either studied in Berlin or were
sympathetic to the goals of the student revolts, including former members
of the Socialist German Student Union (SDS), activists who had a penchant
for Maoism, anarchism, or radical political ideas, members of Kommune 1,
and dissidents from the GDR, Greece, and Iran.
The photographic documentation was produced in collaboration with the
German Historical Institute London and Freie Universität. After
presentations in London, Cambridge, and Helsinki, it is now on show at
Freie Universität Berlin in the University Library entrance hall.
Colin Robins is a documentary photographer; he teaches photography at
Plymouth University as associate lecturer.
The photographic portraits will be complemented with documents from the
Freie Universität Berlin University Archives and with copies of
publications by the portrayed persons from the holdings of the Freie
The opening of the exhibition is on Thursday, 8 November 2018, at 18:00.
Everybody is cordially invited to attend.