8 Exhibitions during Summer

8 Exhibitions during Summer

We’re pleased to introduce no less than 8 interesting exhibitions during the summer period. Some international, others very local. Some more aimed at creating art, others aimed at triggering discussion and interaction. But in all cases unique in their own right and worth visiting. Young and Gay Shows photos of young gay and lesbian people and it tells the story of their coming out. Photographer Marjolein Annegarn shows a range of pictures of boys and…

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Lionel Wendt exhibition a review Sensual pictures from Sri Lanka/Ceylon

Lionel Wendt exhibition a review Sensual pictures from Sri Lanka/Ceylon

Lionel Wendt might be a name you have never heard of. But with a major exhibition in photographic museum Huis van Marseille until September 3rd, you have a change to get to know him. This will be the first time that over 140 prints from various international private collections are brought together in a single retrospective exhibition. We visited this exhibition in this charming and relaxed museum. And his pictures touched us and despite being…

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Secret Love, homosexual love in China: A Must See

Secret Love, homosexual love in China: A Must See

Secret Love (Tropenmuseum, Linneausstraat 2 in Amsterdam, closed on Monday) shows 45 works by 10 Chinese artist. It is the world’s first large contemporary art exhibition from China on homosexuality and gender and therefore forms a new chapter in the country’s art history. Secret Love is all about homosexuality, gender, desire and taboo. You’ll see video’s, photo’s and traditional paper cutting; all seem reflecting today’s China. The video showing two couples on Valentine’s day gives some insight in the…

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And the winner is …. Pride Photo Award 2013

And the winner is …. Pride Photo Award 2013

The Philippine photographer Cindy Aquino has won the Pride Photo Award 2013 with a photo from her series ‘Bond’.  Cindy was one of the 408 participants out of 48 countries. The jury thought the wining photograph shows a “very human and intimate moment, told in a very loving manner.” On the 23rd August the award was handed to Ciny Aquino in the Old Church of Amsterdam. She was the overall winner of this years edition, but many…

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Pride Photo Award 2013: Extremely Normal

Pride Photo Award 2013: Extremely Normal

Pride Photo Award, the annual international photographic competition about sexual and gender diversity, has announced the theme for this year’s competition. With the theme “extremely Normal” it wants to challenge participants to enter with “extraordinary photos of ordinary people”. You can enter your photos in one of three categories: Documentary, Gender or Open.

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