Faces of Europe, an outdoor exhibition arranged around the historic town hall of the old town in Strasbourg. Nine large-format portraits of Europeans will be presented along the fence and the outer wall of the town hall. An information sheet provides information about the background of the photographic artist and his project. Faces of Europe is a cultural policy project run by Carsten Sander, a photographer living in Düsseldorf and Berlin. It was commissioned by the Federal Foreign Office on the occasion of Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the EU in the second half of 2020 and is dedicated to the European public. Photographic artist Carsten Sander is taking an extraordinary trip across all 27 EU member states. His mission: 1,000 portrait photos of Europeans with a wide range of ethnic and social backgrounds, poor and rich, old and young. He photographs celebrities, politicians, athletes, people whom he happens to meet on the street all on an equal footing. 1000 faces of the European Union an outstanding demonstration of European sentiments and a work on peaceful coexistence, tolerance and shared values.

Organiser: Federal Foreign Office (with missions abroad)

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Event location

Place Broglie, Strasbourg


Vanessa Sánchez Fernández

Auswärtiges Amt