Paradox is a not for profit organisation founded in 1993. We develop projects around contemporary issues with documentary authors: photographers, filmmakers, visual artists, writers and researchers.
Paradox has developed more than 50 distinctive activities, travelling to some 120 venues worldwide. Paradox was founded with the aim of stimulating the development in photography. To reach this, Paradox produces travelling exhibitions, organises symposia and publishes audiovisual, digital and printed publications.
The recording of history as it is unfolding, and the interaction between social, economic and technical factors, with the changes in society which flow from these changes, are recurring aspects in both our thematic and monographic projects.More
We associate chocolate with celebration, comfort, romance. But do we ever associate it with the farmers – and often children – who literally make the product possible? More than 2 million child labourers work on cocoa plantations in Ghana and the Ivory Coast alone. Who are these children and why do they do this work?Read more
The renowned Dutch photographer Ad van Denderen will exhibit from 2 October until 5 November in the small miners town of Welkom, South Africa. Together with Tlali, Van Denderen will lead several workshops for students from three different schools: a white, a black and mixed one. The work of the 130 pupils – themed ‘Who am...Read more
Fifty The Hague residents were portrayed on 16 and 17 September at the Humanity House by renowned photographer Robin de Puy. Take a look behind the scenes at ‘Studio Aleppo’ and at the selection of the black-and-white portraits. All portraits are on show at Humanity House until 30 October, together with the (glass) negatives and small...Read more