Samuel Fosso Ilvy Njiokiktjien, Lebohang Tlali and Theo Derksen are the guests of our FOTODOK Book Club on 3 oktober. And of course photographer and Book Club host Rob Hornstra always has more surprises for the Book Club visitors during the evening itself.
It will be an evening about selfportraits and identity, about the generation in South-Africa born after the end of apartheid in 1994, about the impact of a photobook published in 1991 on the minerstown Welkom in South Africa on South-African photographer Debohang Tlali and about how on many place in the world people are trying to make their outdoor surroundings more beautiful by installing big photos.
Samuel Fosso will talk about his upcoming books: Autoportrait and SixSixSix. Ilvy Njiokiktjien will introduce her book Born Free that was awarded this week in the PDN Photo Annual 2019. Theo Derksen will talk about his book Disneyfication. His exhibition on Disneyfication can be seen until 12 October at the Pennings Foundation in Eindhoven. South-African photographer Lebohang Tlali will share how a book of Ad van Denderen about his hometown Welkom changed his life and resulted in a new book and exhibition Welkom Today. The exhibition is still on show in the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam until 13 October.
12 December is the last Book Club in 2019 and Cristina de Middel already confirmed that she will join us. Dates for 2020 are already set with TivoliVredenburg as Cloud Nine is their most popular space. We understand why, we love it there too: Block the following dates in your calendar: Wednesday 5 Februari and 1 April, Thursday 1 October and 3 December.