Activities

THURSDAY 12 OKTOBER 2017

OPENING FOTOFESTIVAL SCHIEDAM 2017
20:00 – 23:00

Mark October 12th in your agenda because we will open the fifth edition of Fotofestival Schiedam festively at Stedelijk Museum Schiedam. Please send an email to communicatie@fotofestivalschiedam.nl if you want to join our opening!

FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER

ARTIST TALK – LUIS HERNAN
STEDELIJK MUSEUM SCHIEDAM
16:00 – 17:00

Artist and researcher Luis Hernan tells more about his ‘Kirlian device’ during this artist talk. This machine is able to transform WiFi signals to colored light. Depending on the WiFi signal, the light takes on different colours. Coupled with long exposure photography, it is possible to register the changing qualities of wireless networks. Hernans work is on show at Stedelijk Museum Schiedam. You can visit the exhibition and ask Luis all about his works. Admission: free.

CAFEOBSCURA LIVE
RUIMTE IN BEWEGING
20:00 – 22:00

Cafe Obscura broadcasts live at the Fotofestival Schiedam. Photographers Renan Cepeda, Luis Hernan, Anouk van Mil, John Middelkoop, Bob van der Vlist and Pieter Wisse are present to tell you all about their work.

SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER

WORKSHOP LIGHTPAINTING MET RENAN CEPEDA
RUIMTE IN BEWEGING
11.00 – 14.00

Photographer Renan Cepeda (Brazil) is known for his remarkable night paintings. During this workshop, Renan explains different light painting techniques and shows you how to make your own portrait with light.

Costs: 10 euros per person
Please bring with you: a digital camera, tripod and flashlight
Join us: by sending an e-mail to george@fotofestivalschiedam.nl

SATURDAY 14 & SUNDAY 15 OKTOBER

INSTAWALKS
KORENBEURS
13:30 – 15:30

Join the Instawalks on 14 or 15 October: photo walks that lead you through Fotofestival Schiedam and the city, organized by Instawalk010. Before the start of the walk, you will get a short workshop by photographer John Middelkoop. Take your camera or smartphone with you and (re)discover Schiedam! Sign up via: contact@instawalk010.nl.

THURSDAY 19 OCTOBER

FILM WILLIAM EGGLESTON IN THE REAL WORLD
WENNEKERPAND
20:30 – 22:00

A documentary film about the photographer William Eggleston directed by Michael Almereyda. The film reveals the deep connection between William Eggleston’s personality and his work, and also reveals his parallel commitments as a musician, draftsman and videographer. The film follows Eggleston on trips to Kentucky, Los Angeles, New York City and Memphis, where Eggleston lives. The film was nominated for a Gotham Award for Best Documentary from the Independent Filmmaker Project at the Gotham Awards 2005.

FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER

CAFEOBSCURA LIVE: BRAINSTORM VIEWBOOK
KORENBEURS
20:00 – 22:00

Cafe Obscura broadcasts live at the Fotofestival Schiedam. We will join the Viewbook brainstorm where several photographers are present to tell you all about their work. Transformations (Viewbook) is teaming up with Guy Martin and Fotofestival Schiedam in a search for suitable platforms for photo stories and suggestions on how to reach (new) audiences. The key questions are: How can we reach an audience with in-depth, multi-layered photo stories? What are the limits of existing platforms and what is needed to move beyond them? If you are interested to participate in this brainstorm send an email to rebecca@transformations.zone. We have limited space so contact us as soon as possible.

SATURDAY 21 OCTOBER

PHOTO TALKS
HAVENKERK
19:30 – 22:00

During the festival, Rotterdam Photo Talks ventures out to Schiedam for the second edition of Photo Talks. This evening consists of talks, presentations and Q & A’s intended for a photo-minded audience and image makers interested in the identity of current and future image journalism. Photo Talks is a collaboration with the Dutch Photo Museum and is moderated by Frits Gierstberg. Among the guests are: Guy Martin, Lynne Brouwer, Rob Wetzer and Rebecca Simons (Transformations). Buy tickets here.

INSTAWALKS
KORENBEURS
13:30 – 15:30

Join the Instawalks on 14 or 15 October: photo walks that lead you through Fotofestival Schiedam and the city, organized by Instawalk010. Before the start of the walk, you will get a short workshop by photographer John Middelkoop. Take your camera or smartphone with you and (re)discover Schiedam! Sign up via: instawalknul10@gmail.com.

SUNDAY 22 OCTOBER

INSTAWALKS
KORENBEURS
13:30 – 15:30

Join the Instawalks on 14 or 15 October: photo walks that lead you through Fotofestival Schiedam and the city, organized by Instawalk010. Before the start of the walk, you will get a short workshop by photographer John Middelkoop. Take your camera or smartphone with you and (re)discover Schiedam! If you want to join, please send an email to instawalknul10@gmail.com.