2018

  1. Notes from Aleppo

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    Launch and debate

    22 Oct 2018 Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam

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    Launch and debate 22 Oct 2018 Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam

    On Monday October 22, Paradox launches Notes From Aleppo, a new multimedia project by Syrian photographer Issa Touma. During this event, the app will be presented and various artists, journalists and scholars will discuss the current situation in Aleppo. Speakers include Issa Touma, Paul Aarts (Senior Lecturer Political Science, University of Amsterdam), Huib de Zeeuw (freelance...

  2. Unseen Open Gallery Night

    Talk and pop-up exhibition

    22 Sep 2018 iMPACT JOURNEY, Amsterdam (NL)

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    Talk and pop-up exhibition 22 Sep 2018 iMPACT JOURNEY, Amsterdam (NL)

    Join us on Saturday 22 September for a special presentation of 48 Stories – Mapping the Palestinian Diaspora at iMPACT JOURNEY, a new space dedicated to documentary project at Keizersgracht 166, Amsterdam. From 8-9 pm, Bas Vroege (director, Paradox), Clément Saccomani (director, NOOR) and Sanne de Wilde (photographer, NOOR) will discuss current transformations within the...

  3. De koe, het grazen voorbij

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    Exhibition

    30 Jun 2018 - 28 Oct 2018 Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar (NL)

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    Exhibition 30 Jun 2018 - 28 Oct 2018 Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar (NL)

    From 30 June until 28 October, the Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar presents Hans van der Meer's solo exhibition De koe, het grazen voorbij. For this project, Van der Meer looks at the changing world of the Dutch cow. The exhibition is curated by Bas Vroege, designed by Kummer & Herrman and is accompanied by the photobook 'Het moet anders/Time to Change'.

  4. 48 Stories

    Exhibition

    5 Jun 2018 - 10 Jun 2018 Cinema Galeries, Brussel (BE)

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    Exhibition 5 Jun 2018 - 10 Jun 2018 Cinema Galeries, Brussel (BE)

    48 Stories was selected for the Palestine with Love festival in Brussels. At Cinema Galeries, 48 Stories presents the stories of Palestinians in the form of an audiovisual installation. Palestine with Love celebrates the beautiful and powerful cinema of resistance by showing films and documentaries that have marked Palestinian cinema and have contributed in making...

  5. Studio Aleppo [The Hague]

    Outdoor exhibition

    20 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018 Spui, The Hague (NL)

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    Outdoor exhibition 20 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018 Spui, The Hague (NL)

    In the exhibition Studio Aleppo [The Hague] at ‘Spuiplein’, 28 inhabitants from The Hague introduce themselves to you. Some of them are newcomers, while others have lived here for a long time. The portraits, taken by renowned photographer Robin de Puy, challenge you to reflect on your judgment about refugees. The portraits are a selection of the fifty The Hague...

  6. BITTER Chocolate Stories

    Exhibition

    13 Oct 2017 - 22 Nov 2017 Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam (NL)

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    Exhibition 13 Oct 2017 - 22 Nov 2017 Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam (NL)

    In the exhibition BITTER Chocolate Stories visitors can experience the power of being surrounded by monumental portraits of the fifteen children that harvest the cocoa for the chocolate you love so much. Photographed by Joana Choumali and interviewd by Marijn Heemskerk, they are telling their stories while looking the visitor in the eyes. Visitors will discover how we...

  7. Joana Choumali back in Amsterdam

    Book signing BITTER Chocolate Stories

    22 Nov 2017 Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam (NL)

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    Book signing BITTER Chocolate Stories 22 Nov 2017 Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam (NL)

    An opportunity for photobook lovers and collectors! We are happy to announce that Joana Choumali and Marijn Heemskerk will join us during the final week of the exhibition in Amsterdam. On November 22, from 16-17h a special book signing will take place at the closing event of the exhibition at the Beurs van Berlage.  

  8. Studio Aleppo [Berlin]

    Photo studio and exhibition

    13 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 Kühlhaus, Berlin (DE)

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    Photo studio and exhibition 13 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 Kühlhaus, Berlin (DE)

    Studio Aleppo [Europe] is expanding again. In October the pop-up photo studio will be set up in Berlin, organized together with GfHF. Not one, but four photographers are portraiting new and old residents living in the metropole. Coincidentally, this will the forth edition of Studio Aleppo [Europe] – after Amsterdam, Helsinki and The Hague. Kick-off...

  9. Studio Aleppo [The Hague]

    Photo studio and exhibition

    16 Sep 2017 - 30 Oct 2017 Humanity House, The Hague (NL)

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    Photo studio and exhibition 16 Sep 2017 - 30 Oct 2017 Humanity House, The Hague (NL)

    The third Studio Aleppo will emerge at the Humanity House in The Hague (NL)! On 16 and 17 September the renowned Dutch photographer Robin de Puy will portray ‘old’ and ‘new’ citizens of The Hague in a pop-up studio. As a welcoming gesture, citizens of the city pay for two portraits: their own and a refugees’ portrait....

  10. Ebifananyi – Andrea Stultiens

    Exhibition

    27 Oct 2017 - 18 Feb 2017 FOMU, Antwerp (BE)

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    Exhibition 27 Oct 2017 - 18 Feb 2017 FOMU, Antwerp (BE)

    For the very first time, the complete Ebifananyi-series by Andrea Stultiens will be on show. From 27 October 2017 – 18 February 2018 the photo collections based on several Ugandan archives are presented at FOMU in Antwerp (BE). Stultiens’ role alternates between documentalist and artist and curator. Both personal records and the work of Ugandan photographers,...

  11. Screenings Greetings from Aleppo at NFF

    Film screening + Q&A

    26 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017 Netherlands Film Festival, Utrecht (NL)

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    Film screening + Q&A 26 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017 Netherlands Film Festival, Utrecht (NL)

    Greetings from Aleppo, the latest film by Issa Touma, Thomas Vroege and Floor van der Meulen, will be screened three times during the Netherlands Film Festival. A great follow-up: last year the first film 9 Days was also screened at the renowned film festival in the Netherlands. Screening dates: Tuesday 26 September, 19.30, during VICE NIGHT. Including a Q&A...

  12. How does The Hague welcome newcomers?

    Discussion

    24 Sep 2017 Humanity House, The Hague (NL)

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    Discussion 24 Sep 2017 Humanity House, The Hague (NL)

    During the weekend of Just Peace Festival in The Hague, Humanity House organises a discussion with policy-makers, newcomers and artists how The Hague does it: welcome newcomers. Our special guest is the Syrian photographer Issa Touma. During the war he organized workshops that brought together young people from various religious and ethnic backgrounds. What can The Hague,...

  13. Hans van der Meer at Kunsthal 45

    Group show

    27 Aug 2017 - 1 Oct 2017 Kunsthal 45, Den Helder (NL)

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    Group show 27 Aug 2017 - 1 Oct 2017 Kunsthal 45, Den Helder (NL)

    The Netherlands – Off the Shelf by Hans van der Meer is part of the group show ‘Public Space’, on show at Kunsthal 45, Den Helder (NL). ‘Public Space’ exhibits ten photographers dealing with ‘the street’: a place which belongs to everyone. The Netherlands – Off the shelf by photographer Hans van der Meer is a...

  14. Can photography change the image on refugees?

    Discussion

    17 Sep 2017 Humanity House, The Hague (NL)

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    Discussion 17 Sep 2017 Humanity House, The Hague (NL)

    What influence can a photographer have on social perceptions and prejudices within society? That is the question with which Humanity House and Paradox close the weekend of pop-up Studio Aleppo (The Hague). Studio Aleppo wants to make it possible for newcomers and ‘older’ residents to identify with one another. Recent years have seen a number of photography and multimedia...

  15. Studio Aleppo [Helsinki]

    Pop-up photo studio and exhibition

    5 Aug 2017 - 17 Aug 2017 National Museum of Finland, Helsinki (FI)

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    Pop-up photo studio and exhibition 5 Aug 2017 - 17 Aug 2017 National Museum of Finland, Helsinki (FI)

    After a succesful start of Studio Aleppo [Amsterdam] last year, Studio Aleppo [Helsinki] grabs the baton. Photographer Juuso Westerlund (FI) will portrait old and new residents of Helsinki. All portraits will be shot and exhibited from 10 - 17 August at the National Museum of Finland accompanied by a collection of negatives from a photo studio in Aleppo. These remains, found by Issa Touma, formed the starting point of Studio Aleppo.

  16. Ebifananyi VII

    Exhibition and book launch

    19 Aug 2017 - 26 Aug 2017 Afriart Gallery, Kampala (UG)

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    Exhibition and book launch 19 Aug 2017 - 26 Aug 2017 Afriart Gallery, Kampala (UG)

    Staying Alive is the title of an exhibition and of the 7th book in the Ebifananyi series by Andrea Stultiens. It presents photographic documentation of the Uganda Cancer Institute from remote and more recent pasts. The Institute, which has been the major cancer research and treatment facility in the Great Lakes region, celebrates its 50th...

  17. Mono Men at Athens Photo Festival

    Exhibition

    14 Jun 2017 - 30 Jul 2017 Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece

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    Exhibition 14 Jun 2017 - 30 Jul 2017 Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece

    Mono Men goes international! For the very first time, the multivideo installation by Simone Mudde and Olivier van Breugel is on show abroad. Mono Men is shown at the Benaki Museum during the 30th Athens Photo Festival in Greece.  Athens Photo Festival is the leading international festival of photography and related media in Southeastern Europe. The...

  18. Last Water War at What’s Up Photo Doc

    Photo Fair

    28 Apr 2017 - 1 May 2017 Halle des Blancs Manteaux, Paris, France

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    Photo Fair 28 Apr 2017 - 1 May 2017 Halle des Blancs Manteaux, Paris, France

    Émeric Lhuisset is Invité d’honneur at What’s UP PHOTO DOC, the international fair for documentary photography in Paris. From 28 April – 1 May Lhuissets latest project ‘Last Water War – Ruins of a Future’ is on show, a series of photographs taken on the archaeological site of Girsu (Iraq).

  19. Non-stop film screening 9 Days in March

    Film screening

    1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017 Capri by Night, Cologne, Germany

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    Film screening 1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017 Capri by Night, Cologne, Germany

    Capri by Night is a permanent video projection in Cologne. At one of the big-sized windows of the glass front of the Schauspiel, short videos by German and international artists are screened, daily after dark. In March the program is curated by Nicole Rebmann, program commission member of the Short Film Festival Cologne and the Women’s Film Festival. Her selection includes 9 Days - From My Window in Aleppo.

  20. Plat(t)form 17 with Mudde & Van Breugel

    Portfolio presentation

    27 Jan 2017 Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland

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    Portfolio presentation 27 Jan 2017 Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland

    The eleventh curated international portfolio viewing featuring young emerging European photographers will be held on the weekend of 27 to 29 January 2017. The Fotomuseum in Winterthur once again invites 42 photographers to present their work for two hours to the public and a selected team of experts in Fotomuseum’s exhibition spaces. Plat(t)form is aimed...

  21. Gävle welcomes Women We Have Not Lost Yet

    Exhibition

    7 Dec 2016 - 5 Mar 2017 Gävle Konstcentrum, Gävle, Sweden

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    Exhibition 7 Dec 2016 - 5 Mar 2017 Gävle Konstcentrum, Gävle, Sweden

    Since the early 1990s, cities around the world have taken the initiative to invite a writer or journalist who is not able to operate freely in his homeland. In September 2015, the Swedish city of Gävle decided to become a member in the International Cities of Refuge Network (ICORN). Participating towns are linked by this...

  22. Talk Issa Touma at Swedish forum for human rights

    Congres

    19 Nov 2016 MR Dagarna, Malmö, Sweden

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    Congres 19 Nov 2016 MR Dagarna, Malmö, Sweden

    Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression. But around the world writers, artists and musicians are censored, persecuted and imprisoned for exercising their rights. What is it about art, music and literature that frightens people in power? On November 19, photographer Issa Touma participates in a panel discussion Dangerous ideas – freedom of...

  23. Private tour with Émeric Lhuisset through Last Water War

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    12 Nov 2016 Institut du monde arabe (IMU), Paris

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    Tour 12 Nov 2016 Institut du monde arabe (IMU), Paris

    On Saturday 12 November at 3 PM, Émeric Lhuisset will give a private tour through the exhibition Last Water War – Ruins of a Future at Institut de monde arabe, Paris. You can register now for this exclusive tour. With the project referencing the archaeological site of Girsu (now southern Iraq), Lhuisset questions the future of the land...

  24. Studio Aleppo kick-off at Felix Meritis

    Exhibition

    17 Sep 2016 - 25 Sep 2016 Felix Meritis, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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    Exhibition 17 Sep 2016 - 25 Sep 2016 Felix Meritis, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    Studio Aleppo is an exhibition and pop-up photo studio, where old and new citizens are invited to have their portrait taken by a prominent local photographer. The first exhibition and photo studio of the renowned Dutch portrait photographer Koos Breukel will take place at Unseen, the international photo festival and fair from 16 – 25 September in Amsterdam.

  25. Studio Aleppo starring Koos Breukel

    Photo studio

    17 Sep 2016 - 18 Sep 2016 Felix Meritis, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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    Photo studio 17 Sep 2016 - 18 Sep 2016 Felix Meritis, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    Studio Aleppo is a homage to those who have witnessed their surroundings destroyed by war and were forced to flee their homes. During this event you can register to have your portrait taken by the renowned photographer Koos Breukel. With the purchase of your own portrait, you will be ‘gifting’ the opportunity for a new Dutch resident to also enjoy the privilege of having their portrait taken by Koos Breukel.