“A man once encountered two sisters in the Kloof, who told him he would crow like a rooster. When he got home he crowed like a rooster, collapsed, and was dead.”
Klof, Bario di Spiritu
by Kevin Osepa
On Curaçao is a place so feared that some people don’t even dare speak about it. A place of dark forces and a fraught history.
This place is called the ‘Kloof’, meaning ‘chasm’ or ‘gorge’.
Visual Story webinar #16
‘The Book Of Veles’
In edition 16 we discuss ‘The Book Of Veles’ by Jonas Bendiksen, and how this photographer tackled the issue of ‘fake news’ by creating his version of the story he found in the town of Veles.
by Geert van Kesteren
“Today we no longer turn to God for answers to difficult questions, but to an algorithm, a new omniscient entity.”
Projected on 27 video-screens in the dome prison in Breda, The Netherlands, Van Kesteren shows religious ceremonies in Israel/Palestine next to secular ones. What are the believers looking for?
During the annual photography festival Rencontres d’Arles Forhanna will be present.
Leading up to the presentation of the full story at BredaPhoto in September Kevin works on his short film La Última Ascensión, produced by Smarthouse.
Following the successful publication of the book The Merge, Sara Peter Tobias continue their project with an exhibition in Germany in 2022.
Joshua Irwandi received a Talent Grant to produce his project VIRAL and shows the result at BredaPhoto 2020
Joshua Irwandi's iconic representation of the COVID-19 pandemic with his VIRAL image was directly awarded in 2021.
A new installment of his project Klof, Bario di Spiritu, now showing at the Stroom art centre in The Hague.
Nicole Seger and Irene van der Linde’s’ story on the Borders of Europe is told in a trilogy of books made over a period of fifteen years.
‘The human cost of COVID-19’ won the prize in the General News Singles Category. Once published Irwandi came under scrutiny from the Indonesian government and COVID-19 deniers.
Irwandi is one of ten selected photographers for the VII Photo Agency Mentorship.
Photographer Nicole Segers and writer Irene van der Linde published the third and final part of their trilogy on identity and borders in Europe.
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