Jannies on Thursday: publications
first meeting with all!

After Ingrid's meetings, I will see you all between 12:00 and 13:00 in PD 101. Tell me your subject. Bring your plans for publications. This is the official kick-off. no doodle yet. Vincent van Baar

Photography Technical Skills/Deen van Meer
September 29 and 30

Dear all, bring your 4x5 inch film cassettes to class. You can find 'Photography Technical Skills FT1 class dates' on the download section of my course. Download and print it please.

Dropbox-assignment fiction-class
deadline this afternoon

You were asked to put your top 5-list yesterday evening in the dropbox, only 1 of you did! (Marlous). So for the rest of the class: you all have to deliver your list today before the end of the afternoon. And remember your task for next week's lesson: you have to make and bring new work to the class.

Interactive Media (consultation time)
Thursday, September 29 in PD.004

Book your time slot for consultation regarding Interactive Media with Pawel Pokutycki using DOODLE.

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Phft2D What's your Story?
Assignment # 03 User scenario’s:

Please write down the answers to the following questions: 1. What do you want the reader to think when she sees your book? 2. What should happen to the reader when he uses your book? 3. What should she remember when she’s closed your book? 4. What do you want him to tell a friend about your book? No go back to your dummy and change it so that the above will happen. presentation deadline: Thursday September 29 th.

APhH Reminder
class Thu Sept.29, 13-16h, PD101

Be in time. We start with the first presentation at 1PM.

assignment 3 and 4

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Additional information Workshop Fillmmaking
Starts in the cinema instead of BA 112

Hi we start at 10.00AM in the cinema, we later move on to BA112. Please put a manual prime lens (anything between 35mm and 50mm is fine) on your camera. Especially the depth of field scale on the prime lens is a very convenient feature for making movies. See you on friday. :-)JF

Forum Magazine assignment 2016
Deadline 14 December 2016 before 12:00

Please check the commissioned work +IST section on this website and the downloads page for the assignment for Forum Magazine and sign up with Guus Rijven ([email protected]).

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STUDIUM GENERALE, next thursday the 29th! With Petra Noordkamp.
Mandatory as part of the study programme for all 2nd year full time students

Studium Generale is happy to announce the first lecture coming thursday 29th. This years theme is all about, whether man is good or bad by nature and how your answer to this question affects your attitude to life! And Petra Noorkamp will the first one to put a view on this topic by telling about Love, Death, Crime and Architecture. This all combined in beautiful short film! ​ La Madre, il Figlio e l’Architetto (The Mother, the Son and the Architect) is a short film about a church in the form of a sphere in Gibellina, a town in Sicily that was destroyed by an earthquake in 1968 and was reconstructed in the 1980s. The church is designed by Ludovico Quaroni, an Italian architect. He’s the father of Emilio – a past lover of Petra Noordkamp – who killed his mother some years after their first encounter.

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- plus one f-stop - Give your analogue negatives standard one f-stop more exposure. Doing so results in more brilliant shadows and richer colors. Only for negative. Not for slide (dia), not for digital.

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Dissecting Methodologies Cancelled
By Thijs groot Wassink

Today's classes will be cancelled due to sickness. We will pick it up next week. Apologies for today but looking forward seeing you next week.

Technical skills class
in room PB.111 !!!

Technical skill class will be at the usual times monday 26th september. Classroom will be PB.111. This is the large room next to the rental on the first floor.

Substitution while I (Don) am away
Replacement teachers for Don's classes

For Full-time and Part-time students, 1, 2 and 3 year: Reminder I will be away all next week. You will have substitutes. FT1 - Photojournalism: Judith van IJken FT2 - PPS: Rob Hornstra FT2 - Storytelling - Sander Troelstra PT1 - Photojournalism: Raimond Wouda PT3 - Intervention - we will reschedule

Workshop Jan Frederik Groot
Friday september 30, 10.00-16.30

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Networkweek meeting

Dear Nina, Kirtsen, Michelle, Rosa, Stephanie, Marjolein, Louisa, Chelsea, Emil, Thomas and Yara Good to hear you are joining the networkweek team! I would like to meet with all of you Monday 26th at 14:00. Let's gather at the muurkant/big studio and see where we can sit.

PPS class - change!

PPS class Monday 26 Sept. with Kim is from 09.00-11.30 in PD.201. BRING CASH: €15 for Network Week, and €4 for BookClub-trip. Payments need to be done during class.

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Curators-meeting Erik Kessels
Monday September 26, start 13:00

BE ON TIME: We gather at 13:00 in front of KesselsKramer (Lauriergracht 39, Amsterdam) and enter altogether at once.

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PPS 4th Year on Monday 26 September
Room BB.105 - 13:10 - 15:30

Next lesson PPS 4th Year in room BB105 (same room as last time). Please read articles about writing an artist statement by Gilda Williams and Joerg Colberg.

PPS 2nd Year by Rob Hornstra
9:00 - 11:30, room PD101

Due to absence of Donald Weber - who is teaching the World Press Photo / Joop Swart Masterclass - Rob Hornstra will take over the PPS lesson 2nd Year on Monday 26 September.


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The International Students Weekend
21- 23 October 2016

During the International Students Weekend the photography student will be topic of the weekend. With portfolio reviews, lectures about the future of photography, outdoor cinema, a BredaPhoto passe-partout, and a party with DJ's Gerst & Nat. Also the Grand Opening of the Art Residence will take place at the Atlas Boot on Saturday night. During the weekend the students can stay in a former monastery: there is place for 50 students.

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KABK Library
new acquisitions

Photoviz - Visualizing Information Through Photography by Nicolas Felton.

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How to handle the cruelty of mankind?
Thursday 22 September, 20:00 hour, Humanity House

Join us at this intimate interview with worldwide known war photographer Paul Hansen and with judge Fausto Pocar from the Yugoslavia tribunal. Students get discount (entrance €3,50).

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2016-2017: Fabulous Failures with Erik Kessels

Proud to present our new lecturer Erik Kessels. At Les Rencontres d'Arles he kick-started his program with KABK Photography students at his show Fabulous Failures. During the upcoming semester 3rd year Photography students develop projects around the theme Fabulous Failures to be presented January 2017. Save the date!

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Catawiki KABK Photography Auction 2016
Submission deadline JUNE 10, 2016, 10 AM

Announced and largely discussed during PPS4 class last week: Instructions to participate in the "Catawiki KABK Photography Auction 2016" are now available to download from the portal. Submitting work is open for third- and fourth-year students as well as alumni of the photography department from the last two years.

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Discount at FOTODOK Book Club
Thursday 9 June, 2016

Thursday the 9th of June there will be another bookclub at FOTODOK. For students we have a special offer: You can now buy your ticket for 5 euro per person if you sign up with 8 students or more. Normally this is 10 euro per person. If you would like to buy your tickets via this special offer you can send an email to: [email protected]

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KABK - Stray Dogs magazine fundraiser

Dear lecturers of the photography department of the KABK, As you might know, we have been working hard in the past months on getting our Sarajevo magazine published. Our aim is to make the magazine free. Like a message in a bottle, we don’t know who’s going to pick it up, but the important thing is that the message is out there.

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Lise Straatsma selected for Breda Photo

Congrats to final year student Lise Straatsma. Her work has been selected in the next edition of Breda Photo (starting September 15, 2016). Lise will graduate in January 2017. Her project is a research into the end of the world as we know it according to doom sayers and/or prophets, being prepared for the unpredictable and the fragility of our sense of safety.

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What happens to the value of an artwork when it’s author is kept anonymous? The audience will answer the question ‘WHAT’S GOOD?!’ with a blind auction on 20 and 21st of May at Melkweg Expo Amsterdam.

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Welcome: Lou Hornstra
Born May 12, 2016

Both mother and Lou are fine (and we hope Rob is too!). Congratulations to Rob, who is now father of two!

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The Photography department is proud to announce the appointment of Broomberg & Chanarin!

It is with great pride that the KABK announces the appointment of Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin as lecturers at our Photography department for the academic year 2016/2017. Hope your are proud to be part of this too!

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Royal Corinne
Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau

Very proud on 'our' Corinne Noordenbos who became today april 26, 2016 OFFICER IN THE ORDER OF ORANGE-NASSAU for her long and exceptional contribution to Dutch photography education.

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Choreographer Kylian challenges students
Freefall is free to visit // Korzo theater in The Hague // May 7 - 14, 2016

Choreographer Jiří Kylián, a grandmaster in the dance world, started parallel his choreographic work, a cinematic and photographic research. Inspired by his muse and life partner, dancer Sabine Kupferberg, Kylián has created a photographic study, which can be experienced in The Hague Korzo theater May 7th till 14th. Kylián takes you to frozen moments of free fall, a stagnant choreography.

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Lunch Lecture Anastasia Taylor-Lind
Monday April 25, 12:20 - 13:10 Auditorium

Anastasia Taylor-Lind is an English/Swedish photographer currently undertaking a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University. She has a background in photojournalism and has worked for leading editorial publications all over the world on issues relating to women, population and war. Her first book MAIDAN – Portraits from the Black Square, which documents the 2014 Ukrainian uprising in Kiev, was published by GOST books the same year.

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Lunch Lecture Broomberg & Chanarin
Thursday April 14, 2016, 12:20 - 13:10, Auditorium

We are very proud to announce a last-minute Lunch Lecture by multiple award winning photographers duo Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin. Title of the lecture will be 'The Forensic Turn.'

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What is entrepreneurship? Assigment magazine Forum.
IST (2nd,3rd, and 4th year students)

VNO-NCW is an association that represents the interests of entrepreneurs. Indirectly, there are 30,000 member companies. The newsmagazine Forum provides background information on current events, where entrepreneurs, politicians and policy makers have their say. There are 40 editions per year: ten thirty in print and as a tablet magazine. Forum is also looking at connecting future entrepreneurs with a contemporary vision and associated imagery. Herein lies the question and the challenge of this assignment. The visual signature of photography in the magazine is no guideline for this taks. He is free and with the idea of the student of both fiction and documentary. Six students will be allowed to propagate and publish their views on entrepreneurship in six consecutive editions. It is precisely the diversity through six different perspectives Forum wants to challenge well-known visual traditions. Subscribe to the pitch. Copies of the Forum print edition are available for inspection at the desk of the kabk library. Read the accompanying text on the assignment of the client.

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Annual Practical Assignment Nutshuis
4th year students

The Nutshuis is oriented at developments in urban culture and society. It deals with documentaries (films), discussions and debates, experimental live art and documentary photography (in a very broad sense). An annual practical assignment connects this the Hague based institution with the Royal Academy. This year's theme/working title is: behind the scenes and the exhibition of the work is scheduled for December. The building of the Nutshuis attracts a large and diverse audience.

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Filmhuis Den Haag is looking for an enthusiastic photography student

That is available - on a flexible basis, on demand - in 2016 for the visualization of filmprograms in Filmhuis Den Haag. The aim is to explore the many facets of Filmhuis Den Haag - watch and create film, education, food and drinks - and capture the diversity of our visitors. These images are used for promotion via the website, online and offline campaigns, leaflets and social media. This means that you as a photographer will be present at various events and festivals (this can be both day and night, weekdays and weekends). Are you enthusiastic, creative and flexible? Send an email with a short CV to Josien Buijs, head of marketing,

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Practical Assignment NDT - Korzo - KABK
Up & Coming Choreographers 2016

Third and fourth year students who are going to work on their practical assignment, this is a great opportunity, especially if you are interested in dance.

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VERY INTERESTING ASSIGNMENT: Create a work of art to brighten up the offices of the Council of Cultu
Sign up before 28 February / For students in year 2,3 and 4

Interesting task or challenge to respond quirky to a given space and at the same time to the function or meaning of the Council for Culture.

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Looking for social media editors

For KABK social Media we are looking for different creative editors (video editor, photo editor, audience engagement editor, text editor, inspiration editor). Please sign up by sending an email to Donald Weber [email protected]

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Practical Assignment NIDI - KABK
The FaMiLife project: Families of Migrant Origin

Fourth year students (Documentary & Fiction) who are going to work on their practical assignment: This is a great opportunity, especially if you are interested in the theme of migration. Of course the pitch is open for all Photography students.

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The February Strike
25 February 2016

The February Strike celebrates in 2016 its 75 anniversary with a Memorial program with extra activities, such as meetings in the Balie, theatre performances of STAAKT, and the commemoration / ceremony day itself; this year with the presence of the King.

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Assignment for fashion photographer

For an amazing fashion event, which takes place at the end of January, we are looking for a talented photographer to make photo’s and/or a movie during this event. It a good opportunity to expand your portfolio and gain work experience in fashion in Amsterdam.

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Help to raise money for the brain disease SCA1

When you volunteer to take professional pictures from the kids who are at the kids playgrounds (av. 3 hours work), we hope, together with Ballorig, to raise money for the very rare brain-disease ‘SCA1’.

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