Portfolio's for Open Day

For the presentation of the part time department during the open day, I need all the portflio's from the students. Can you please hand them in, or after the CA or to Linda before saturday 28. Thanks.

upload your doc to vimeo or youtube and send links to teachers Collective Assessment!

The films you made are together 19 gig, too much for teachers of the collective assessments to download on their computers, so please upload your films to vimeo or youtube and send the links to the teachers of the commitee.

How to Graduate in 4 Days
With Willem Popelier and Thijs groot Wassink

It's been a long time! We hope you had a productive few months and look forward to meeting you at 10am at the Auditorium!

PPS info Collective

Information about how to present PPS at the CA and how to prepare for the PPS class this Monday (general rehearsal CA).

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Collective forms available
January 19

All Collective Assessments forms are published in Osiris (called Semester Presentation). Check out your form, and pay extra attention to TASKS and DEADLINES! Have a good build-off and upcoming semester.

Announcement workshop Photography
Use of studio's + rooms during collectives

Collective assessments stand at the door, and as already mentioned, this is traditionally the week in which the students (and possibly teachers) in a completely anarchic way take our studios in possession and not always clean up the mess or take good care of the walls or equipment. Those days are over once and for all:

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Jan.19, PB111 & PD103

See timetable under APhH. ca. 3 students every 25 min. so you won't miss much of AV/IM


- post production - When correcting image(s), always check the histogram. This is the only appropriate information about your image. Use shadow- and highlight- warning for extra information.

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Theo van Dusseldorp

18-01-2017 Until further information I will not be at the academy for physical technical support. For questions you encounter, send me an e-mail.

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Timetable CA3 PHft2F on downloadspage
Monday 23 January 2017

Please send your self- assessment form to [email protected] before the deadline

Timetable CA1/ CA3 PHpt1/2 on downloadspage
Monday 23 January 2017

Please send your self- assessment form to [email protected] before the deadline

Timetable CA3 PHft2D on downloadspage
Tuesday 24 January 2017

Please send your self- assessment form to [email protected] before the deadline

Timetable CA1_PHft1B on downloadspage
Thursday 26 January 2017

Please send your self- assessment form to [email protected] before the deadline.

Timetable CA1_PHft1A on downloadspage
Wednesday 25 January 2017

Please send your self- assessment form to [email protected] before the deadline

Thesis meetings
scheduled on 2 feb

Dear students, We will have talks in small groups regarding your thesis progress on February 2nd. Ingrid and Saskia will make a time scheme which you will find soon on the portal.

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DIGI assessment Change of Room

For parttime, the classroom for the assessment is the Gipsenzaal (PA021) this is the room next to the library.

IST meeting before your internship
schedule by Anja de Jong

Check your time to meet before your internship on 23th and 24th January!! My schedule and what to take along is communicated by Tamara and Sydney.

Workshop: How to Graduate in 4 Days
by Willemp Popelier and Thijs groot Wassink

Due to a power cut which is affecting many trains both Willem and I (and maybe you too?) are running late. Our new starting time is 10:30!

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Photography Technical Skills/Deen van Meer
course reviews

Dear all, the best of luck to you this week! See you next week. Deen

Civil Society Lab
individual assessments

you can find the timetables for the individual assessments on the page of the course description of CSL. All students are asked to bring their self-evaluation on print.


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Opening Expo: Jozef Wright
Sunday 22 January 2017

The exposition will be for a month so anyone who won't be able to make it to the opening night can always check the exhibition out later! read more: for Invitation

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-NEW-IST courses for Bachelor students - Lectorate Art Theory & Practice
IST Market on 1 February 2017 to learn more about these courses!

The lectorate Art Theory & Practice organises the Art Research Programme for motivated and talented Bachelor students. The Art Research Programme consists of a series of courses, to which students can apply by submitting a letter of motivation. The courses vary widely in thematic focus, but they all share an emphasis on research in relation to art practice. Moreover, all courses in the Art Research Programme are interdisciplinary and not connected to one specific department of the academy. Generally, the courses are taught by PhDArts doctoral candidates and sometimes guest teachers are invited. Also, some courses organised by the Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA) of Leiden University are open to Bachelor students of the Royal Academy of Art through the Art Research Programme. All courses can be taken within the framework of the Individual Study Track (IST), in consultation with the IST coach (Anja de Jong ([email protected]).

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Opening EXPO: DUSK by Annaleen Louwes
Sunday 29 January 2017, 16:00-18:30 hrs

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Tomorrow: 12 January 2017, 17:00 Korte Vijverberg 2, Den Haag

We live in an Age of Failure. Let's face it. Not only are our political leaders increasingly incompetent, we have also become lonelier and lonelier while relatively participating in the progressive destruction of our own planet.  But moments of darkness and accident can also offer life changing opportunities. Take for example some of the greatest scientific and artistic discoveries in history; They were made by accident!

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Martha Rosler lecture
Stedelijk Museum 8 jan 2017

Dear all, Photographer/artist/theorist Martha Rosler is giving a photography theory lecture tomorrow in the Stedelijk Museum. Only 7 seats left! Get your ticket for 3euro if you own a museumkaart.

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Arteles Creative Residency Program 2017
Summer/Fall 2017 in Finland: Deadline for applications: 12th of January 2017

Freedom for Creativity: Arteles Creative Residency Program allows you the time, space, facilities and - most of all - the freedom and stress-free environment you need in order to develop yourself and your work, in the middle of the extraordinary nature of Hämeenkyrö, Finland. Wide selection of creative equipment & gear available.

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The inauguration of the first Baobab exhibition
Monday 19 December from 18.30 to 22.00 in the photography hallway

Next Monday from 18.30 to 22.00 in the photography hallway we will celebrate the inauguration of the first Baobab exhibition. Music, drinks, food along the whole evening. Be there!

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Invitation: "Dutch launch of The Walking Mountain"
Monday December 19th from 17h30 till 19h30 at PhotoQ

On October 9, 1963, at 10:39pm 260 million cubic meters of rock broke off from the top of Monte Toc (Dolomites, Italy). It fell into the reservoir of the Vajont Dam, producing an enormous wave of at least 50 million cubic meters of water. The dam, completed in 1959 and the biggest in the world at the time, did not suffer any serious damage. However, flooding destroyed several villages in the valley and killed almost 2,000 people. A third of the population of Longarone, the largest village downstream of the dam, perished.

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Preview Fotoboek and Fotoboek! – two golden opportunities for photographers looking for advice!  
Sunday 19 February at Het Nutshuis

Are you planning to compile a photo book, have you got one in the pipeline or is your book already on the shelves and you’d appreciate input from other people in the same position? If so, don’t miss these two programmes being put on at Het Nutshuis! On Sunday 19 February, Het Nutshuis is organizing the fifth edition of Fotoboek!, the annual event for photographers and fans of photography featuring a huge photo book market, workshops, a lecture, film show, talk show and speed dates. The speed dates have become so popular that an afternoon has been organised before the great event in February, at which photographers can present their plans in an informal setting: Preview Fotoboek on Saturday 14 January.

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Zilveren Camera 2016- Award for innovative photojournalism
1 December 2016, also open for Alumni of the Photography department

The award for innovative photojournalism rewards photography projects that tell a story with use of innovative forms and techniques and transfer; if necessary, through various (related) media and platforms (book, website, etc.). The project should be completed in 2016. With this award, which is awarded for the sixth time, the board of the Silver Camera wants to encourage and reward innovative narrative forms in photography and in particular within the documentary photography.

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Opening Expo: My name in 100 colophons
Saturday 10 December, 15:00-17:00 hrs at LhGWR

For more than a decade Vincent van Baar has been tutoring 'graphic design' at the kabk Photography Department, resulting in a stream of student publications. As of December 10th 2016, LhGWR’s project space will contain all 150+ items of his collection. Meanwhile KABK students will start to produce flip films of the books - on the spot. These will be published on the kabk website in the very near future.

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Opening Expo: Royal Academy Of Art, The Hague – The Flipside
Thursday 15 December 2016, 17:30 hrs at Het Nutshuis

The Flipside is a group exhibition by three graduating students, Annija Muižule, Muriel Schouten and Katarina Gališinová, of The Royal Academy of Art, The Hague. In collaboration with and under the guidance of Het Nutshuis they have each developed an individual project. Their plans were selected from fifteen ideas submitted by students graduating in the current school year.

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More work needed
Hands Off Our Revolution

A big thank you to students who already participated and have submitted work to Adam Broomberg for Hands Off Our Revolution. More work from more students is needed. Read further.

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STUDIUM GENERALE- David Bernstein and Audrey Cottin
Thursday 1 December, 16:00-7:30 hrs auditorium

Time for a change! This week we are not presenting a lecturer but we introduce performance art. By a film shown in the Auditorium, a performance by Audrey Cottin in the hallway and a performance by David Bernstein! The students need to make sure they visits them all to receive the stamps they need to fill their cards.

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The Day of Winning & Selling
Learn all about what it takes to enter the professional world!

The Day of Winning and Selling is a special workshop day designed for fourth year students to learn what it takes to begin selling your pictures - and winning the grants and competitions that can help make those pictures.

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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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