brennWEITEN – Ein Feuerbuch

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brennWEITEN – Ein Feuerbuch

Eine gebilderte Erzählung vom Urknall bis zum Burn-out und darüber hinaus

Kain Karawahn

The »codeword« describing this profuse in words and visually stunning book is »burning«. Since 40 years, the artist Kain Karawahn photographs FIRE – in every varation … and also writes about it. His expertise in cultural and artistic fire skills is incomparable. He conveys these skills to young and old in exhibitions, lectures and workshops as well as international projects, such as the annual »Fire Salon« on the active volcano Stromboli (see

The book »brennWEITEN« is not an encyclopedia, but includes, in addition to numerous fire photographs, free narratives from the DEPTHS of the universe’s burning process history. A faszinating stroll throughout historical development, physical and mental burning processes, interpretation of art as well as literary genres.

213 photographs and selected texts during 40 blasting years by Kain Karawahn, numerous texts by various authors from the ancient up to the modern world, plus articles from various guest authors, such as WP Fahrenberg, Prof. Dr. Johann Goldammer, Manuela Lintl, Matthias Reichert and Harro Schmidt.

published: 2023

scope: 288 pages, colour throughout

size: 29 × 29 cm / 11,42 × 11,42 in

hardcover, thread stitching

ISBN 978-3-945869-15-4