coachmeetings: Thursday Nov 23
Lotte Sprengers, Pd.103

First round of coachmeetings, next meetings will be held soon after GoNoGo. Please check the schedule below, complete your coachform (downloads: Coach form PH2, 3, 4) and send this prior to your meeting to Linda van der Poel. If you can't meet me in the scheduled time frame, please try to switch with your peers.

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coachmeetings: wed 22-11 / thurs 23-11
Lotte Sprengers, Pd.103

Please check the schedule below, complete your coachform (downloads: Coach form PH1 semester 1) and send this prior to your meeting to Linda van der Poel. If you can't meet me in the scheduled timeframe, please try to switch with your peers.

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Class Tomorrow

The classes tommorrow will not start at the discussion wall, but at the Computer Classroom PD104.

Notes on Zoom Out

Thanks everyone for participating in today's Zoom Out. Please find below the notes for the day. You can use these to help refine your personal learning goals and get a clearer picture of where you can learn what.

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Civil Society Lab - documentary and fiction
preparation for ICC

Tomorrow, we will prepare our trip to the ICC. If you have a laptop, take it with you to class!

Civil Society Lab - parttime group
peer feedback

Tomorrow, do not forget to take the first draft of your article with you ON PRINT to class!

Coach meetings 4th Year
Thursday 23 November 2017

Upcoming Thursday 23 November 2017 coach meetings 4th Year with Rob Hornstra. Please fill in the form next door to our office and submit the coach form before the meeting. You can download the coach form from the portal or via the link below.

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Thesis Nov.23, No Saskia, yes Ingrid
Walk-in hours, BB212

Documentary students: 13.10-15h, Fiction students: 15.15-16.30h

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AV assignment
structure, perspective, style

Two weeks ago you pitched your subject for a short doc. For 23-11 prepare what will be the structure, perspective & style of your doc. We will start with the pitches of the students that missed their chance last lesson.


Timetable Workshopweeks PH3 (at downloads)

workshop with Vincent van Baar
where are you?

Just in case: my class is in BB 212. Hurry up!

No Technical Skills Class
Monday November 20th

Due to the "Zoom Out" program this Monday November 20th there will be no regular Technical Skill Class. Room PB111 will be used for the sessions from 13u

Zoom Out

Choose the short audiovisual exercise you are most proud of to the Zoom out, and send a link to Kirsten. She will collect them and send a list of links to Donald. Best! Anna

Zoom Out
PB111, 13:00 Start, Monday Nov. 20

Zoom out for FT2 will be located in PB111. Please have the first course out and ready to present so we can start ASAP. Kirsten & Steyn will communicate the course schedule for the day.

1st lesson: TO-DO
Monday 20th November

Please all of you bring your portfolio with you, and some A4-or sketch paper and pens. Best, Krista

Zoom Out - APhH

Please bring your notes from class, related research and first APhH-assignments to the Zoom Out on Monday. note: regular class Wed.22, see program.

Coach Meeting Schedule
split over two days

Coach Schedule, over two days:

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Coach Meetings

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Thesis extra meeting
Thu 16

Extra meeting with Ingrid this Thursday, starting at 13.10h. Please inform me if you would like to come, otherwise we'll meet next week.

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Technical Skills
Nov.16 / Nov.17

No new assignments this week. Please complete assignments 07, 07B and 08 during this week's class. In the afternoon there's time to work on previous assignments (to finish or improve). Bring the materials you need.


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Thursday 23 November 2017, 16:00-17:30 Auditorium

Dear Colleagues, Thursday we have a new lecture by professor of communication, Hans Hoeken. He will discuss research on why people are so fond of stories as well as on how they influence our beliefs, attitudes, and behaviour.

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Whats on at the Academy this week

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Shrinking Space: Inoffensive Art by Nadezhda Titova
Opening 13 November at 16:00 at Nutshuis

Justice and Peace Nederland is presenting an exhibition entitled SHRINKING SPACE – We Are All Human Rights Defenders #2 in Het Nutshuis. Many countries are restricting the space for human rights and human rights defenders. Inequality and oppression are being given a free rein. SHRINKING SPACE is a soapbox for all those who stand up for freedom and universal rights, allowing them to speak. What would you do if …

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Facebook page for all students of the Photography department

Last year we've created a general Facebook page for all students of the Photography department. On this page you can communicate with all students of this department. Please check the link below:

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STUDIUM GENERALE by Joachim Naudts
Thu 2 November 2017, 16:00-17:30 Auditorium

Unfortunately Marcel Feil can't make it due personal reasons to the lecture of tomorrow! But we're happy to inform you that we found another great speaker, Joachim Naudts, curator & editor at Fotomuseum Antwerpen - FOMU! We're looking forward to welcome Joachim tomorrow.

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Finissage exhibition Black and white and some kind of blue by Annaleen Louwes
Thu 9 November at Dolhuys- with music of trompettist Michaël Varekamp 

Dear all Fore those who did not yet see the show and are nót visiting Paris Photo:

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Financier jouw korte film (only in Dutch)
deadline 1 November 2017

Wil jij onder de begeleiding van NL Film, Submarine Channel, VPRO Dorst of Corrino Media Group, en met een budget van minimaal €10.000,-, jouw film maken? Meld dan uiterlijk 1 november je project aan voor de derde editie van De Ontmoeting!

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VSB Fonds scholarship
Only for Dutch 4th year students and Dutch alumni 2016-2017

All 4th year Dutch students, students with Dutch nationality and Dutch alumni from 2016-2017 are invited to apply for a VSBFonds scholarship.

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Museum Voorlinden is looking for Guides & Guards
Job offer

Working as Guide & Guard at Mueseum Voorlinden? Is your Dutch (understanding and speaking) sufficient and can you work about 15 hours a week? Than this might be a very interesting way to earn money, gain skills and broaden your network in the field. Please read below and contact your coach.

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Lunch Lecture Carlos Spottorno
Monday October 2, 2017 13:10 - 14:00 Auditorium

Carlos Spottorno is a spanish documentary photographer with an artistic background who has focused his main personal projects on subjects related to power shifts, economy, and social issues that shape the real world.

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The Noorderlicht 2017 International Photography Festival by Anja de Jong, Henk Wildschut and Jeroen
19 th September - 26th November 2017, at KINK, Weiersststr. 1 in Assen

The 24th edition of the Noorderlicht 2017 International Photography Festival is about science and the representation of it by photographers and artists.

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Talks by Kim Tieleman & Loek van Vliet
Wednesday September 27th 17.00-20.00 at the Photomuseum, The Hague

For Picture This Den Haag, photographers Loek van Vliet and Kim Tieleman will talk about their personal work in the Photomuseum in The Hague. Loek will talk about his series Sacred Grounds and his most recent work Earthly Windows. Kim Tieleman will elaborate on her project In Between Time, on her experience with breast cancer.

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Photography platform Docking Station launches story-sharing programme
Wed 27 Sept 20:00-22:00: Extended Family (Dutch spoken)

Stories are made to be shared. That’s why Docking Station, a young photography platform based in Amsterdam, is launching the Sharing Stories programme.

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STUDIUM GENERALE by Rafaël Rozendaal
THU 5 Oct. 16:00-17:30 Auditorium KABK- Mandatory for all 2nd year (FT) students.

We're happy to announce the new year of Studium Generale titled Transmission Lexicon. The theme is based on the investigation on the broad terrain of communication.

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23 September 2017 17:30 [email protected] Westergasfabriek Amsterdam

Let Me Tell You About... is a collaborative project between the photography department of the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (KABK) and Unseen Amsterdam.

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Wanted: filmer for Nerd Nite Amsterdam
Friday February 03 2017, 20:00- 23:00 hrs

Nerd Nite is looking for a filmer for their event on Friday February 3 in Crea Amsterdam.

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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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Een speelse blik in tijden van crisis

Kinderen kijken anders naar de wereld dan volwassenen. Ze zien de wereld speelser en hebben meer inbeeldingsvermogen. Over de kleinste dingen kan een kind zich verwonderen. Juist tijdens een crisis zouden we meer naar de wereld moeten kijken als een kind.

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