Maxime Ballesteros “love me – i’m trying”


Love me – I’m trying

Opening Réception Thursday, October 11th at 7pm
at Seven Star Gallery, Gormannstraße 7, 10119 Berlin-Germany
Exhibition: October 12th-November 17th,
Tu-Fr 2-7 pm, Sa 2-6 pm


The capital knows him. His name, his pictures, his acquaintances. Maxime Ballesteros represents the image of a scene. Because of his unique style and a love for the detail, he created a circle of lovers. But Maxime does not rest upon this. He travels through the world and he always wants to show is photography and its viewers new important extracts out of the unknown. His shots allow an intimate view in the life of many artists, models and other for him fascinating people. The diversity is one of Maximes biggest strenghts. Therefore he initiates a reality in which international fashion collides with Berlin nightlife and high-contrast portaits with touching landscape images.
“love me – I’m trying pursues something which is a constant in my work, the relationship one upkeeps with death, from a distance. In other words the way one stays alive. Constructing a perfect house and protecting a perfect car, sculpting a body, getting naked in front of strangers and getting naked together.” Maxime Ballersteros, 2012
Maxime Ballesteros was born 1984 in Lyon, France. After his graduation at ERBASE, fine art school of St. Etienne, he moved 2007 to Berlin and works from this base on his art. Maxime‘s pictures have been presented in several solo- and group exhibitions in France, Belgium, Germany, Denmark and Russia. He sees himself as an observer who likes things which are more subtle and funny instead of offensive and direct. Through is inimitable ambitious but still sensitive style, he created several images among others Interview Germany, Musikexpress, Neon, Purple Magazine, i-D or Zeit Magazin…


Gormannstr. 7, D-10119 Berlin
Tu-Fr 2-7 pm, Sa 2-6 pm
OPENING: October 11, 7 pm
barthouse culture concepts
Bernak Kharabi
phone: +4917670641892
in Sleek-Mag, 01 Magazine, Photo Press,, Amy&Ping, Contributor,

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