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08 | 30

“The first time I heard about Noorderlicht was in 2007. At that time, I was studying photography in Barcelona and I asked Pep Bonet about relevant photography festivals in Europe. Noorderlicht became a reference to understand the breadth and the possibilities of documentary photography.”

07 | 30

“Noorderlicht has consistently had a singular vision of photography that encompasses a wide range of approaches and creativity, while also remaining relevant to the issues and themes of the day.”

06 | 30

“Noorderlicht looks beyond the traditional ways of photography and is open to new narrative forms. The story is always the starting point. Not the story we always hear, but the other one.”

05 | 30

“It’s a challenging time for institutions promoting photography, but an exciting one as well. I would like to see Noorderlicht act as a regional hub to connect with institutions and individuals to highlight photography as a tool to move ideas and connect with the humanistic roots of what the medium offers.”

04 | 30

“I foresee and hope for a continuation of the current direction of the annual Noorderlicht International Photo Festival: not only zooming in on photography itself, but as well on the individual ways of working.”