Close Encounters: interactive meetings

Close Encounters: interactive meetings

Every weekend in the Stadsgalerij, you can converse about ‘YOU’ with different people.

Sunday 18 September
16:00 – 17:00 Close Encounters: with Henri Beunders (professor at Erasmus University) on the ‘participation society’

Sundag 25 September
14:00 – 15:00 Close Encounters: talkshow with Mike Harris, street worker Hans Diks and homeless people, and Klaas Burger of Academie voor Beeldvorming

Saturday 1 October
14:45 – 15:30 Close Encounters: Kosovo: future stories from the past
Documentary photographer Willem Poelstra documents the aftermath of war. Today, he’ll share his experiences.

Sunday 2 October
16:30 – 17:30 Close Encounters: Sander van Bussel on Human Rights Tattoo
International experiences with the project: tattooing the 6773 letters of the 30 Universal Declaration of Human Rights on as many bodies.

Sunday 9 October
14:00 – 15:00 Close Encounters: Thomas Van Den Driessche on How to be a photographer in four lessons
16:00 – 17:00 Close Encounters: Hideyuki Ishibashi on Présage

Sunday 16 October
15:00 tba

Sunday 23 October
14:00 – 15:00 Close Encounters: Viola Winokan, galerist and art dealer: how to access the photography market as a young photographer?
15:30 – 16:30 Close Encounters: Sterre Sprengers (De Correspondent): what’s the future of photography?
Sterre Sprengers will talk about the decision making process as an editor in choosing photographs for articles of De Correspondent, what she is looking for in photographers working for De Correspondent and how photographers can get their own work on the right platform. What is the role of images in the media, and what is your role as an visual artist? Ask her all about these subjects during the 30 minutes discussion!

Sunday 30 October
15:00 tba