The gala opening of the 18th Noorderlicht International Photofestival, Metropolis - City Life in the Urban Age, will take place on 10 September, 2011, at 5:00 p.m. The guest speaker is Ad ’s-Gravesande, chairman of Kunsten ’92. The press are warmly invited. Press can view the exhibition between 3 and 5 p.m. on September 10.
Beginning on 7 September it is possible to schedule a sneak preview of the exhibitions in the Der Aa-kerk, The Old Post Office and the Noorderlicht Photo Gallery. Our Director, Ton Broekhuis, and the curator Wim Melis are available to give personal guided tours to journalists, and also for interviews. You can sign up for a preview by contacting Charissa Caron.
Press packets are available at the reception desk in the Der Aa-kerk, upon display of your press card. It is also possible to have the press material mailed to you.
If you have any questions or requests, please contact Charissa Caron, tel. + 31 (0)50 - 318 22 27.
During the opening and on 11 September the following participating photographers will be present and available for interviews:
Martin Adolfsson | Pablo Balbontin | Matteo Bastianelli | Gregory Buchakjian | Carlos Cazalis | Tiane Doan na Champassak | Carole Condé & Karl Beveridge | Andreas Gefeller | Christoph Gielen | Nadja Groux (lecture on September 11) | Paul Gofferjé | Katrin Koenning | Sirkka Liisa Konttinen | Marcus Koppen | Martin Luijdendijk | Andreas Meichsner | Jean-Marc Meunier | Guillaume Millet | Hans Müller | Ohm Phanphiroj | Olivier Pin-Fat | Martin Roemers | Edith Roux | Darren Soh | Elian Somers | Niels Stomps | Franky Verdickt | Kim Zwarts