Press

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La Soupe de Daguerre

Almost all of us take photographs every day using our smartphone. The vast majority of them are never printed, but are shared online or stored in digital form. As a result, we generally do not experience these photographs as physical objects, but as intangible images. Photos that are printed are, however, not necessarily regarded as objects either. One of the reasons for this is that the visual...

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Photography Becomes Art

Photo-Secession in Holland 1890-1937 7 September – 8 December 2019   Soon after the invention of photography in the 19th century, photographers developed an urge not merely to record reality, but to compete with artists. In the Netherlands the ‘pictorialists’ adopted themes and compositions from painting. They drew inspiration both from 17th-century genre art and from the landscapes of the...

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Richard Learoyd

The Mystique of the Camera Obscura 5 October 2019 to 5 January 2020 How often do you take a selfie or a snapshot of someone else with your phone? In the current digital age, you can make a portrait in a fraction of a second and keep clicking endlessly until you have the perfect photograph. Photographer Richard Learoyd (Nelson, UK, 1966) makes life-size portraits with long exposure times using a...

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Marwan Bassiouni

New Ducth Views 25 May – 1 September 2019 For his series New Dutch Views photographer Marwan Bassiouni (b. 1985, Switzerland) travelled the polders, industrial estates, villages, town centres and suburbs of the Netherlands, photographing the landscape from the windows of mosques. Rugs with oriental and Islamic motifs, walls with colourful floral patterns, plus radiators, Venetian blinds and...

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