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
From June 30 until October 28, the exhibition De koe, het grazen voorbij by Hans van der Meer is on show at Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar. For this project, Van der Meer looks at the changing world of the Dutch cow. In the past three years, he visited dairy farmers and innovators throughout the Netherlands. His work reflects...Read more
On May 18, Paradox and NOOR launched 48 Stories – Mapping the Palestinian Diaspora at Pakhuis de Zwijger. At the occasion, photographers who contributed stories to the web app as well as curators and researchers reflected on the Nakba and its representation today. Now, the first three episodes of 48 Stories are available on 48stories.org. A new story will be added...Read more
On April 17, BITTER Chocolate Stories won a bronze ADCN Award for best editorial design. Many congratulations to the designers Kummer & Herrman, our partner Tony’s Chocolonely and the entire team!Read more