2017

  1. Studio Aleppo [Helsinki]: Production of the Year

    The Art and Culture Professionals’ Trade Union TAKU Awards

    17 October 2017

    Studio Aleppo [Helsinki] won the award for ‘Production of the year’ at the Art and Culture Professionals’ Trade Union TAKU. TAKU wants to highlight the makers that create new meanings and interesting content on the field of art and culture in Finland. Congratulations to producer Ceyda Berk-Söderblom, the National Museum of Finland and their team! Jury...

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  2. ‘I don’t think a cocoa plantation is any place for a child’

    BITTER Chocolate Stories tells the stories of 15 former child labourers in the cocoa industry

    27 September 2017

    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?

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  3. Welkom back

    Welkom in South-Africa revisited: new project by Ad van Denderen and Lebohang Tlali

    14 February 2017

    Welcome back, back to Welkom. Photographer Ad van Denderen is returning to the middle town of Welkom (South-Africa). A town he photographed 25 years ago to document the nearing end of the racial segregation of apartheid. It led to his first photo book Welkom in Suid-Afrika. Together with photographer/entrepeneur Lebohang Tlali, Paradox project manager Heleen Peeters, filmmaker...

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  4. Tokyo Symphony part of retrospective Ed van der Elsken

    'Camera in Love' at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam from 4 February - 21 May

    11 January 2017

    Tokyo Symphony is an audiovisual installation that photographer Ed van der Elsken never completed during his lifetime. The photographs that Van der Elsken produced explicitly for this installation form a strong and colourful portfolio covering various aspects of life and culture in Tokyo and his love for and fascination with Japan. Tokyo Symphony is part...

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2016

  1. Studio Aleppo [Amsterdam]

    ‘Old’ and ‘new’ Amsterdam residents: have your portrait taken by photographer Koos Breukel!

    2 September 2016

    Participate in this project and become part of an (online) portrait gallery of the new Amsterdam. And engage in a conversation! Register now at www.studioaleppo.eu 01. Why participate? ‘Old and ‘new’ Amsterdam residents will be portrayed in a portrait studio under the same conditions. Statements of all participants will be gathered by asking short questions. The...

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2015