For an exercise at the postgraduate study in photojournalism in Barcelona we had to take pictures of a spectacle, such as dance, theatre or circus. I choose circus and went to a show of Circus Smile, a small Italian circus travelling through Cataluña. In this link you will find my pictures. .
An article on the marginalised Mexican folk saint ‘Holy Death’ was published in the Dutch magazine ‘Immaterieel Erfgoed’ -Intangible Heritage – in October 2015. The magazine is published by The Dutch Centre for Folk Culture and Intangible Heritage.
Newstory published at Verspers, Citizenside, Demotix
During the first week of the postgarduate in photojournalism, we had an assignment to make a photo-report on the Correfoc. It is a Spanish tradition often held at Catalan festivals in which people dressed up as devils light firecrackers, directed towards the crowds. The audience can participate and tries to get as close to the […]
While in Cuba I made a photo-report on Havana Vieja for online Latin-America magazine Consentido.
On the 27th of August, the last day of the Magnum Documentary Course, all participants’ projects were presented and screened at the Lower Art Gallery in London. Click here to see my project on Hare Krishna .
During the first week of the Intensive (truly, it is-) Magnum Documentary Photography Course, I wrote a blog on the search for projects in the streets of London.
In July I was in Cuba, where I visited (a.o.) Pachi, the protagonist of Sin Limites. His melancholic moments were moderated and he was back in a powerful, positive and creative flow of energy.
Sin Limites is still on world tour! Between 14th and 19th of July 2015 Sin Limites will be screened at the Asterisco International LGBTIQ Film Festival in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Hurray!
On the 14th of May Sin Limites has been screened at URACCAN University in Bluefields, Nicaragua, during a course on Decolonial Feminist Theory. The session focused on Masculinity and Violence from a Feminist Perspective, led by Jessica Martinez Cruz. The audience was moved and enthusiastic about the fact that Pachi was not portrayed as a […]
During the excursion we made with the students to tropical Cuetzalan, I made a photo report about the ritual of the ‘ Flying Dancers ‘.See here a report in words and pictures.
On the 3 rd of May I travelled to Huaquechula, a small village in Central Mexico, in the State of Puebla, where the feast of the Holy Cross is celebrated colorful and exuberantly . Here you will find a photo report. http://www.verspers.nl/foto/verspers/10504/regenriten-bij-de-heilige-kruisviering-in-huaquechula-mexico/#.VUhA65M5Rv4
From 17 -4- 2015 – 17 -5- 2015 I work as a supervisor of a third year Bachelor methods course of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Nijmegen, a month in Mexico. In collaboration with students of the Universidad de las Americas in Cholula 14 Dutch students learn to do fieldwork, including participant […]
Between 29-4-2015 and 10-5-2015 a film festival with the cheerful name Schwullesbisches Film Festival Pink Apple will take place in Zurich and Frauenfeld . Sin Limites will be shown here; featuring Cuban Pachi on the Swiss screen while I will be in Mexico.
On Wednesday 18 March 2015 at 17:45 and on Saturday 21 March 2015 at 14:15 Sin Limites will be screened in a block of shorts called : ‘Free to be me’ at the Roze Filmdagen in ‘Het Ketelhuis’ in Amsterdam. Both days I will be present for Q&A.http://www.rozefilmdagen.nl/programma/18/free-to-be-me
Hurray! In August 2015 I’m going to improve my capacities in documentary photography. And how! In a unique collaboration of photographers working at prestigious Magnum Photo and experts from the University of the Arts in London, for the second time in human history, a Summer School will be organized where I have obtained a place. […]
On the 16 January 2015, I made an atmosphere impression of the open day for a new school in Utrecht.