An evening with Chris Keulen (in dutch)
On Thursday 19th April, photographer Chris Keulen, comes to Amersfoort for a two-hour lecture, with lots of opportunity to ask questions about his work and winning the prestigious Dutch Award: Zilveren Camera 2017. Chris won this award with a series of photographs about the love and care of a man for his demented woman.
Chris Keulen studied Dutch literature at the University of Nijmegen, and Visual arts at the Royal Academy of arts in The Hague. For many years he has worked on long-term projects that result in exhibitions, publications and books. Sometimes he works on assignments (Ministery of foreign affairs (Rwanda), Medecins sans Frontieres (Congo), Leprosy foundation (Moçambique), NRC (Sénégal), Trouw (Camille, Guatamala), National Geographic (The Netherlands), Geo (Eritrea) but mostly on his own initiative (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Eritrea, Ghana, Congo DRC, Guatamala, Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Germany).
Keulen has received two World Press Photo Awards, eleven Zilveren Camera Awards and honorable mentions from Unicef, the Dick Scherpenzeel Foundation and the Philip de Cock Foundation.
Chris Keulen published three books: ‘Rwanda, land zonder horizon’ (1997), ‘Hete glassplinters; le tour d’Afrique’ (2008) and ‘Chez Nous’ (2013). Keulen’s work has been published in NRC Handelsblad, Trouw, de Volkskrant, Quest, de Morgen, Geo,The Observer, National Geographic, Le Monde and many others. Visa Pour l’Image in Perpignan exhibited his work three times.
Stad van Cahen, Muurhuizen 104, Amersfoort
19.30 - 22.30 uur
(Doors open at 19.30, start lecture at 20.00 and after 22.00 drinks and talks)
€ 17,50,- (excl VAT/btw, incl coffee/tea & drinks after lecture)