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Newsletter Date: 09-02-2011
Voices of the Middle East: Noorderlicht in search of personal stories

Call for Submissions

Voices of the Middle East


The beginning of 2011 marks an impressive turnaround. First the people of Tunesia cried out for freedom in massive numbers, resulting in a unprecedented fast downfall and change of their government. Quickly thereafter, the people of Egypt did the same by the millions, with an outcome that is as yet uncertain. We see reports of starting protests in other countries in the region.

Despite continuous reports from press and media, the focus lies steadily on ‘the square’ in the case of Egypt and the immediate pictures of the uprising. Noorderlicht wonders what is happening in other cities, or a few streets further on? We are interested to see the response of local photographers and photographic artists and how they connect the events to their social situation. Are you a photographer actively working on this? Or do you know photographers that do so? Please contact Noorderlicht. 

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Are you working as a photographer in Egypt or somewhere else in the Middle-East? We would like to hear from you. Please contact us by email pandora@noorderlicht.com.

On view in the gallery

POPVIEW 2011 & Olaf Heine


POPVIEW 2011 shows the work of the winner and the eight nominees for the Lex van Rossen Award 2011. Next to that, we have the solo exhibition 'I Love You but I’ve Chosen Rock' by Olaf Heine with intriguing portraits of international pop and rock greats.

You are welcome to visit the exhibitions before 27 February.  

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© Dirk Wolf, winner Lex van Rossen Award 2011

Location: Noorderlicht Photogallery
Akerkhof 12, Groningen NL
Open: Wed thru Sun 12:00-18:00h
Admission: free

Reminder: Call for Submissions

Photofestival 2011


Noorderlicht has already received a great number of entries after our first call for the 2011 Photofestival. If you still wish to participate please send us your work before 31 March. Read more about this year's theme on our website.

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© Inamiya Yasuto, participant Photofestival 2010

The Sweet and Sour Story of Sugar

Photography project on globalisation and sugar


Noorderlicht also invites photographers to submit work related to the sugar industry in Brazil, Surinam, Indonesia and the Netherlands. 

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