8 February 2008
In recent years a divers range of international exhibitions and books are devoted to the medium of the Photography Book. The main focus in these exhibitions and publications was to get a grip on the history of the medium. The exhibition Pages aims to show how contemporary Dutch photographers use the medium of the photo book. The publications that are shown are as rich and experimental as the original work of the photographers. Personal photographic essays, documentaries, conceptual research project are shown besides publications that challenge the reader to interact. The photographic quality and the professional attitude are the binding factors in the selection. Besides these publications the exhibition Pages also shows magazines that create an important platform for contemporary Dutch photographers. 16,5 x 23,5 cm / 80 pages / English / Design and editing: Hans Gremmen. Text ‘A New Generation of Photo Books from The Netherlands’, by Claudia Kussel / Text ‘Books? Books!’ by Hans Gremmen. Contributions by Andrea Stultiens / Annelies Goedhart / Anouk Kruithof / Jaap Scheeren / Nickel van Duijvenboden / Rob van Hoesel / Bob van der Vlist / Bregje van den Berg / Chantal Spieard / Paulien Oltheten / WassinkLundgren / Sema Bekirovic / Petra Stavast / Judith van IJken / Vesselina Nikolaeva / Kim Bouvy / Wytske van Keulen / Reineke Otten / Mieke Woestenburg / Ringel Goslinga / Rob Hornstra / Martine Stig & Vanessa van Dam / Anais G. Lopez / Karine Versluis / Judith Jockel / Niels Stomps / Linda Maria Birbeck / Elian Somers / Antje Peters / Rob Philip / Rob van der Nol / Don Sars / Erik van der Weijde / Melanie Bonajo & Kinga Kielczynska / Raymond Taudin Chabot and Jasper Groen.