Aus der Dunkelheit, 1998, C-prints, various formats

"With his photographs of night, Marc Volk reduces in two different ways. Initially he withdraws himself 
from the complex physical world of the brightness of the day. The night swallows whole dimensions, 
that is the panoramic overview and consequently a part of rationality. He leaves reduction to the 
And he knows that only that will be visible which is lit or itself gives off light. In this way the light created 
and shaped by man eventually becomes a metaphor for the production of reality."

Manfred Schmalriede