At 4:00 p.m. on 1 September, 2012, Dutch TV-presenter, journalist and columnist Jort Kelder will conduct the gala opening of the 19th Noorderlicht International Photo Festival, Terra Cognita, together with the Provincial deputy for culture from Friesland, Jannewietske de Vries. Members of the press are warmly welcome. All of the exhibition locations will be opened for the press after 11:00 a.m. on that day.
Yasser Aggour | Jane Fulton Alt | Myrto Apostolidou | Korrie Besems | Paul Bogaers | Karin Borghouts | Kim Boske | Sonja Braas | Patricia van de Camp | Jon Cazenave | Margherita Cesaretti | Ignasi Cunill | Dornith Doherty | Michael Flomen | David Galjaard | Eric Jan van de Geer | Andrej Glusgold | Jonathan Groeneweg | Toni Hafkenscheid | Sharon Harper | Paul den Hollander | Scarlett Hooft Graafland | Michel Huneault | Sjoerd Knibbeler & Rob Wetzer | Peeter Laurits | Aislinn Legett | Michael Najjar | Catherine Nelson | Meike Nixdorf | Lola Reboud | Misha de Ridder | Nick Rochowsky | Miti Ruangkritya | Gregor Schuster | Takeshi Shikama | Goos van der Veen | Tessa Verder | Marco Vernaschi | Marcel Wesdorp | Graeme Williams | Thomas Wrede
Most of these photographers will also still be present in Heerenveen on 2 September.
Beginning on 30 August it will be possible to arrange a sneak preview of the exhibitions in Museum Belvédère, the main location for Terra Cognita, and the ancillary locations, Museum Dr8888, Museum Willem van Haren and the Blokhuispoort, during their construction. If desired, director Ton Broekhuis and curator Wim Melis will give personal guided tours for journalists, and will be available for interviews.
Press packets, includinga sample of images, will be available at the reception desk of Museum Belvédère on display of your press card. It is also possible to have the material sent to you.
All photos are copyrighted and can only be used in light of and with the distinct mentioning of the Noorderlicht International Photofestival Terra Cognita and the name of the photographer. Captions and courtesies (if applicable) need to be mentioned as well. We gladly receive a copy of the publication, or a link in case of an online publication.
Please contact Charissa Caron for previews, press packets, images and interview requests: firstname.lastname@example.org, + 31 (0)50 - 318 22 27.