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Re-enactment publication

The first issue of the Quaderni series of the Donata Pizzi Collection is in collaboration with FOTODOK of Utrecht and investigates the practice of re-enactment.
Two introductory texts guide us through a general overview of the history of Dutch and Italian re-enactment in photography. To follow an in-depth look at the projects with artists interviews by the curators accompanied by an iconographic tour that includes the works but also backstage moments and final installations.

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Get to know the new Lighthouse edition!

FOTODOK’s talent program Lighthouse offers ten emerging photographers the possibility to develop exceptional ideas into compelling project plans. Each participant has a good dose of motivation and an affinity with socially-engaged themes. We congratulate the following photographers on their spot in the 2022/2023 edition of Lighthouse: Hiske Altena, Joeri Boelhouwer, Loes Coolen, Kevita Junior, Emilia Martin, Katia Motylova, Rafael Roncato, Dunya van Veenendaal, Dominique de Vries, Esmee van Zeeventer. 

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Look back the FOTODOK Take Off #4 via YouTube

Discover upcoming photography talent from all over the world via the recordings of the FOTODOK Take Off. On June 9 2022 the 4th edition of the FOTODOK Take Off took take place: an online event in which recently graduated international photographers pitch their projects in no more than 3 minutes per person. You can now look back the recordings via FOTODOK’s youtube channel. The participating photographers were selected in 2021 via talent program Blurring the Lines.

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FOTODOK Joins Futures

FOTODOK is happy to announce that we are a new member of Futures! Futures is a “photography platform that pools the resources and talent programmes of cultural institutions across Europe in order to support new talents.” It is co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. The project has been operating since 2017. Today, it brings together 18 Futures members. Starting from 2022, FOTODOK is delighted to join a wonderful company of Bienal Fotografia do Porto (Portugal), CAMERA – Centro Italiano per la Fotografia (Italy)…

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OPEN CALL Lighthouse 2022/2023

Are you an emerging photographer and do you want to engage in a unique program that offers you support, inspiration, and valuable connections in your work field? Sign up for Lighthouse! We help you to develop your cultural entrepeneurship skills and work on a convincing projectplan. We are looking for 8 photographers who graduated from a Dutch academy in 2022, and 2 self-taught photographers who have been working professionally for no more than 5 years. All 10 with a large dosis of motivation and an affinity with urgent socially-engaged themes.

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PRESALE DOC! PHOTO MAGAZINE #48

FOTODOK announces its collaboration with doc! photo magazine.

In collaboration with doc! photo magazine, FOTODOK is the co-editor of the magazine’s 48th issue, which
focuses on the subject of (mental) health. In this publication, FOTODOK introduces artists participating in
the upcoming exhibition Part of Me… Shaping Mental Spaces (26th August–20th November, 2022). The
show addresses society’s role in the state of our mental health, and highlights the intersectional aspects
of its impact on individuals.

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PART OF ME… SHAPING MENTAL SPACES

With the exhibition Part of Me… Shaping Mental Spaces (26 August–20 November 2022), FOTODOK invites artists to show projects that respond to their lived experiences of various mental states. Experiences of mental health vary greatly, and we all relate to it in different ways. While some people’s mental wellbeing is rarely challenged, others are affected in more frequent and demanding ways. In recognizing the multitudinal ways in which mental health inhabits the mind and body, it is important to amplify the voices of those whose daily lives are shaped by their dealings with certain struggles or patterns.

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OPEN CALL WINNER

FOTODOK announces the winner and runners up of its very first Open Call for a commissioned project. In preparation for the move to our new location at De Machinerie in 2023–2024, we are excited to explore the overarching theme of “Grounding” during this period. This Open Call forms part of this exploration—particularly regarding an exhibition that will focus around the various communities of Utrecht and its province, with works produced by artists connected to the area.

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DISCOVER UPCOMING PHOTOGRAPHY TALENT DURING TAKE OFF #4 on June 9 at 1 PM

Would you like to see new work of upcoming talent? Put this event in your agenda! On June 9 2022 at 1:00 PM CET (UTC+1) the 4th edition of the FOTODOK Take Off will take place: an online event in which recently graduated international photographers pitch their projects in no more than 3 minutes per person. The participating photographers were selected in 2021 via talent program Blurring the Lines.

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