opening - Joe Alper & Bowie by Hanekroot

Joe Alper - Folk and Jazz during the Civil Rights Movement

Entrance: Free

During the Eurosonic Noorderslag musicfestival in Groningen two exhibitions with music photography  start at the Noorderlicht Photogallery. Everyone is cordially invite to attend the opening at Thursday 14 Januari at 5 pm.

Joe Alper - Folk and Jazz during the Civil Rights Movement 
The American music photographer Joe Alper (1925 - 1968) portrayed in the eventful times of the Civil Rights Movement many jazz and folk celebrities, including a young Bob Dylan. This exhibition presents an overview of his work: portraits, shots at concerts, and images of artists in the studio or backstage. 

Bowie by Hanekroot

Gijsbert Hanekroot (b. 1945) began to work as a pop photographer in the late 1960s. From 1970 to 1975 he was court photographer for the Dutch music magazine Oor; his assistant Anton Corbijn would follow him in that role. Noorderlicht shows a selection of photos that he made of David Bowie in the 1970s.