OFFSIDE is now on display at the first Beijing Photo Biennial. The event is organised by the art museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFAM), who invited Paradox director Bas Vroege to curate one of the exhibitions and presents the exhibition Points on the Map – The Representation of Conflict in Cultural Space. This Paradox exhibition deals with the changing geopolitical landscape in the 21st century and the ways in which political conflicts are being represented by photographers, filmmakers and artists.
Points on the Map is a multiplatform exhibition, including photographic prints, audiovisual installations and apps. Artists, photographers and filmmakers from The Netherlands and abroad were selected for this exhibition: Robert Knoth & Antoinette de Jong (NL), Tim Hetherington (GB), Simon Norfolk (GB), Ad Nuis (NL), Anastasia Khoroshilova (RUS), Seda Muradyan (ARM), Dirk-Jan Visser & Arthur Huizinga (NL), Ad van Denderen (NL), Nir Evron (IL), Juul Hondius (NL), Miquel Dewever-Plana & Isabelle Fougere (FR), Kadir van Lohuizen (NL).
The aim of Points on the Map is to show what kind of models and practices documentary photographers and filmmakers have developed in recent years regarding conflicts in other (and in some cases their own) parts of the world. In this framework four regions will receive special attention: Afghanistan, Israel/Palestine, Latin-America and the Caucasus.
The Beijing Photo Biennial will take place from October 24 until December 8, 2013 at the Beijing World Art Museum / China Millennium Monument.
With proud we presented a new furniture line named Hoogeland at the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven last week. The furniture was developed during the residency of Rotterdam-based designer Guido Marsille in Atelier aan de Middendijk in Usquert.
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Marsille researched local building types and interior styles in the Hoogeland area, the rural and northernmost part of the Netherlands. Based on this research he designed a contemporary Rural Style Room. This space, which simultaneously functions as a bathroom to the Atelier aan de Middendijk, is a time capsule or real life tableau; it presents state of the art technique in conjunction with re-used furniture. A luxurious shower is build into an antique wardrobe closet and the sink is a re-designed cabinet. The window frames originate from a demolished farmhouse and style examples for old-fashioned wallpaper are printed on textile for the walls and ceiling. The colouring is conforming the local traditional colour chart.
A very nice review on our exhibition on The Rise of Populism was written by Michiel Leen in the Belgium magazine RektoVerso. Read here, unfortunately only in Dutch
Last Sunday our exhibition on The Rise of Populism opened in Utrecht. This joint project with different European photographers will be on display in Utrecht until September 21. More information can be found here.
Ik verlok U graag om 23 maart naar het Noorden te komen: feestje en opening van de tentoonstelling Thuis. Bovendien vieren we op gepste wijze de inwijding van onze badkamer van Atelier aan de Middendijk.
The Multimedia that I made with Michelle Hamers is selected for Develop Tube. This is an educational resource which features interviews, multimedia, lectures & films in photojournalism, documentary & fine art photography.
Three very nice reviews have been published on OFFSIDE, football in Exile
Check: American PhotoMag
Check: Focus (in Dutch)
Now open in Cafe de Engelbewaarder, an update of my project Status: Undocumented. The exhibition contains photography from Calais, Lampedusa, Paris, Brussels, Morocco and Guinea.
Jan-Joseph Stok and I where interviewed for VPRO de avonden in the light of our exhibition on the Rise of Populism in Utrecht
Last Friday the multiannual photography project The Rise of Populism was launched with an outdoor exhibition on the Stadhuisplein (Town Hall square) in Utrecht. This exhibition can be seen until 14 October.
Together with a group of European photographers, We are documenting these political populist shifts in West-Europe since the beginning of 2012. Each photographer creates a story from a personal perspective where the local aspects of populism in their own country emerge. These collected stories will pose and raise questions on the state of the contemporary European political and social situation and will be brought together next year in a big exhibition.
The Rise of Populism is a project under the umbrella of Fotodok in collaboration with Vrede van Utrecht’s program Arts in Conflict.