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Co-host of live magazine De Donkere Kamer

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For both the editions in Amsterdam and Rotterdam I may call myself host of De Donkere Kamer together with Marc Prüst. It’s great to be part of it!

[Photo by Bas de Meijer]

Lecture and reviews at Nothern Lights Masterclass

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Talking all day with the participants of this great annual masterclass (organised by Jim Casper, Lars Boering and Marc Prüst) about how to improve ones visual storytelling skills, in connection to my work as the image director at De Correspondent and their individual projects.

[Photo by Lars Boering]

My very own weekly newsletter

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Subscribe now to my weekly newsletter (in Dutch) on images, image-forming, the media and my work as the image director of De Correspondent.

As guest lecturer on a field trip to Bratislava

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Over the course of one week 35 photography students from the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in The Hague embarked on a journey in and around Bratislava. All students made a person project which resulted in a publication, a website and a exhibition in the gallery of the art school of Bratislava.

Joining teachers were: Donald Weber, Raimond Wouda, Pawel Pokutycki, Annaleen Louwes, Lotte Sprengers, Rob Hornstra and me.

 

Interviewing winner Zilveren Camera Award 2016

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As co-host of De Donkere Kamer in Hilversum I interviewed photographer Cigdem Yuksel, winner of the Zilveren Camera Award 2016.

[photo by Rick Mandoeng]

Award ceremony for innovative photjournalism

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As jury chair of Award for Innovative Photojournalism 2016 (part of the Canon Zilveren Camera Award) I had the honour to award Ruben Terlou with the 1st prize for his project ‘Along the banks of the Yangtze’.

[photo by Rick Mandoeng] 

Collection of all my Obama-collections – in English

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Years I spent shifting through White House photographer Pete Souza’s archives. I created collections for recurring topics, and began to see how public perception of Barack Obama is deliberately shaped. This is my analysis – and a trove of wonderful photos.

Eight years and 6,500 Obama photos later: How our view of the President has been meticulously crafted [in English here]

Lecture on image directing at BredaPhoto

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At BredaPhoto I’ve talked about the decision making process as an image director for De Correspondent, what I’m looking for in photographers working for De Correspondent, and how photographers can find the right platform for their own work. What is the role of images in media, and what is your role as an visual artist?

[photo by Ron Magielse / BredaPhoto]

Co-hosting live magazine De Donkere Kamer #29

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Last Monday I was invited to co-host the bimonthly evening on photography De Donkere Kamer in Amsterdam. I interviewed journalist and author Merel Bem about her new book ‘Doorkijken’, and Annemarie Zethof of the IBASHO gallery in Antwerpen on Japanese photography.

I’ll be co-hosting the next episode in February 2017. Stay tuned… 

Art should play a ‘need to know’ role in journalism

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In my years of doing image direction
for different journalistic media I never understood why art is only present in
the ‘nice to know’ section of news,
while especially art is capable of communicating the huge and abstract world wide problems we’ll have to deal with these days like climate change, growing inequality and privacy.
So I wrote a warm plea for the unique qualities of arts and why it should be published on front pages more often.

Read the article here [in Dutch].

 



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