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Noorderlicht International Photofestival 2017

 

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Announcement theme Noorderlicht Photofestival 2015

Call for submissions!

Announcement theme Noorderlicht 2014

Call for submissions!

A new venue for the festival

For the first time in it's history, the Noorderlicht Photofestival moves to a new venue: the old Sugar Factory, at the edge of town.

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The mundane side of space travel

Monica Alcazar-Duarte has been working on her project The New Colonists for the past three years now. This has resulted in an interactive installation which reflects on the adventurous side of space exploration, promoting solidarity through emphasizing the import of meticulous preparations for such travels. Monica: “The object is very sci fi - like something that might go into space - and it is using the language of the extraordinary side of space exploration: very exotic and scientific. That is a trick because when you are attracted to it and you can be fascinated by it, but the inside is very mundane.”

Carlos Spottorno

Carlos Spottorno (Budapest, 1971) exhibited in the Noorderlicht Photogallery with Wealth Management & The Pigs.

Ken Schles

Ken Schles (US, b. 1960) made his name in 1990 with the influential and now classic photo book Invisible City. He currently exhibits in the Noorderlicht Photogallery

Laura Böök : For me it's important to develop strong relationships with the people I photograph and give back something, and also to make work that is not just for other photographers or photography enthusiasts.”

Laura Böök speaks about her ongoing documentation of a Congolese immigrant community adapting to live in a small Finnish village.

Vero Bielinski: "In the future It will be harder and harder to be or to feel individual in our world."

Vero Bielinski, a German-based photographer with Polish roots, explored the hipster street culture in an effort to understand their message.