Overview participating exhibitions

Metropolis
2011

Metropolis

Paul Gofferjé

BEIRUT PANODRAMA’S (Lebanon, 1977-2004)

In 1977 Paul Gofferjé worked as a volunteer photographer for a Christian school for the deaf in Beirut. He arrived during the first ceasefire in fifteen years. Naïve as he was, Gofferjé went out into Beirut to photograph the city, although journalists were being murdered and kidnapped. In 2004 he returned and showed ten photographs from his archive on the street. It proved difficult to find the places again where he had made the photos: new construction had erased the past. Gofferjé was approached by people who were surprised that as early as 1977 so may buildings had already been damaged. They began to tell their stories, parts of which have been written out on the panoramas that Gofferjé made in 2004.

  • BEIRUT PANODRAMA’S (Lebanon, 1977-2004)

  • BEIRUT PANODRAMA’S (Lebanon, 1977-2004)

Act of Faith
2007

Act of Faith

Paul Gofferjé

I BELIEVE IN THE BIJLMER (Netherlands, 2006)

The Bijlmer, a multi-cultural neighborhood in Amsterdam South East, has many religious communities. Religion plays a large role in the social and cultural life there, and is an important anchor for immigrants.

  • I BELIEVE IN THE BIJLMER (Netherlands, 2006)

    The Bijlmer, a multi-cultural neighborhood in Amsterdam South East, has many religious communities. Religion plays a large role in the social and cultural life there, and is an important anchor for immigrants.

  • I BELIEVE IN THE BIJLMER (Netherlands, 2006)

  • I BELIEVE IN THE BIJLMER (Netherlands, 2006)

Defenders of the Land
1996

Defenders of the Land

Paul Gofferjé

Biography

Dutch photographer Paul Gofferjé (b. 1955, Australia) made panodramas (360¼ photographs) of places of worship in the Bijlmer, located in sports centers, community centers and parking garages.

Interview Paul Gofferjé 2011

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Metropolis - City Life in the Urban Age

Metropolis - City Life in the Urban Age

Price EUR 17,50

Act of Faith

Act of Faith

Price EUR 10,00