Curious Facts About the World Press Photo Exhibition

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World Press Photo 2015

Curious Facts About the World Press Photo Ever since 1955, April is traditionally the month when the year’s winners of the World Press Photo contest are shown up for the eyes of the public through the main exhibition staged in Amsterdam. It’s always a highly anticipated event and there’s always enough buzz around it to turn it into one of the most … Read More

Photo Festivals Europe 2015

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Did you also notice that photo festivals have been popping up like mushrooms during the last, let’s say, ten years? Or at least this seems to be the case for Europe. Where art fairs are slowly getting more accessible for the general audience, photo festivals have generally attracted a larger crowd for years already, for the simple reason that photos … Read More

Time Lapsing Back to Boston

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Boston Clock

  Time Lapsing back to Boston   When we get a little bit older it’s occasionally nice to go back in time and reminisce over days flown bye. Places we visited, cities or towns where we lived in the past will always hold a special spot in our hearts. That’s just how memories work and that’s also why travelling and experiences … Read More

Stockholm Photography Week

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Stockholm Photography Week at Fotografiska

[Tweet “Stockholm Photography Week at @Fotografiska in #Stockholm: a festival for pros and enthusiasts alike.”] Stockholm Photography Week 2014   Stockholm Photography Week kicks off today up north in Stockholm, where the spring is knocking on the door and the archipelago is drenched in sun, providing some good light for outdoor photographers. A fun week ahead – but what can … Read More

Richard Mosse The Enclave: Art and Documentary

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  Richard Mosse’s ‘The Enclave’ Art and Documentary from a War Zone   The main challenge any visitor to Richard Mosse‘s exhibition ‘The Enclave‘ will face is how to deal with the inner emotional conflict that undoubtedly will confront any observer. How can something so beautiful as what there’s on display reconcile with something so cruel as the motif for the … Read More

Cinema Remake At Eye Amsterdam: Where Art and Cinema Come Together

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Cinema Remake At Eye Amsterdam: Where Art and Cinema Come Together   Next month it will already be two years ago that the Eye – the Amsterdam based film museum – opened the doors of its new location across the Ij River, a stylish modern architectural building designed by the architects Delugan Meissl Associated Architects who among others designed the … Read More

Architecture, Art and Design in Rotterdam – A Visual Impression.

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Last week we spent a day in the Dutch city of Rotterdam, which is just a one-hour train-ride away from Amsterdam. Here’s our visual impression of the second largest city of The Netherlands, which is famous for it’s architecture, maritime heritage and extensive cultural life. Our more in depth story will follow soon, but here you can already read more … Read More

The Sochi Project – Crossroads of Arts, Sports and Politics

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Sochi Project – Crossroads of Arts, Sports and Politics by  Rob Hornstra

  Crossroads of Arts, Sports and Politics   At the end of this week the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics kick off. But the discussions around it have been going heated for a while already, there have been boycotts from western politicians; outcry around gay-rights, homophobia and general intolerance; and even jailed and later demonstratively released activists (think Pussy-Riot). The world … Read More

A Souvenir by Martin Parr

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Have you ever walked through a photo exhibition smiling constantly? And to be a bit more specific, a photo exhibition of a documentary photographer? Where documentary photography more often than not leaves me with a bag of mixed emotions in regards to the tragic or gruesome topics that are being depicted – take for example the World Press Photo yearly exhibitions … Read More

Two Female Photographers at Fotografiska this Winter

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  Two Female Photographers at Fotografiska   With the arrival of the winter, Fotografiska is welcoming two female photographers to exhibit their work, with different styles, but with interlinked ideas. Corinne Mercadier and Jill Greenberg.   Corinne Mercadier ‘Wicked Gravity’ The style of Corinne Mercadier is woven out of dreams, often building on suggestive experiences from her childhood and imaginations. … Read More

Elliott Erwitt’s 100 + 1 in Fotografiska, Stockholm

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There is really nothing mysterious about photography. It’s about observing. Often it’s a matter of luck and circumstance. Hopefully I haven’t taken my best picture yet. These are the words of advertising and documentary photographer Elliott Erwitt, who will be exhibiting his work in Fotografiska – one of our favourite photography museums in Europe – as from this Friday, the … Read More

Yann Arthus Bertrand’s New Movie: Human

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[ale_one_half] You probably know the name of photographer Yann Arthus Bertrand best from his project “The Earth From Above”, during which he shot impressive photos of the world’s most beautiful landscapes, taken from helicopters and hot-air balloons. Bertrand has now started his next project “Human”. Whereas he focused on the earth and the effects of climate change in his movie … Read More