Willem Popelier
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Paris Error at unfair 2018


A new projects is being developed, with a strong focus on the terrorist attacks in Paris in November 2015.
The first results will be on show and for sale at Unfair 2018 in Amsterdam from 29 March - 2 April. In the december 2017 issue of Foam Magazine a first sneak peek can be seen.

A lot of images at Kunstlinie Almere


The projects Showroom, Showroom Girls and The Do-It-Yourselfie Guide are on show in a large installation at Kunstlinie Almere Flevoland. The show Overdaad focusses on the excess of images in our society, is curated by Shehera Grot & Stephanie Afrifa and shows work by Erik Kessels, Jonas Lindstroem, Matthias Oostrik, Norimichi Hirakawa, Heather Dewey-Hagbor and Willem Popelier. From 16 March - 17 June 2018.



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THIS IS ME & THIS IS ME




VISUAL PROOF OF MY EXISTENCE




________ AND WILLEM. DOCUMENTATION OF A YOUTH




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BIO

Willem Popelier is an artist working with photography. His focus is on the mechanisms and politics of representation. He researches the generally accepted ways in which photos are used, and how identity is represented and perceived through photography. Thus his focus is mostly on popular culture, the ubiquitous image and its effects on society.

His work is exhibited worldwide, published in magazines such as C Photo and Foam Magazine, awarded with several prizes including a C/O Berlin Talent, a Bronze Medal for Best Book Design from all over the World, and nominated for the ICP Infinity Award and the Prix Pictet, among others.

He is tutor in photography and critical studies at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam and regularly gives lectures and workshops addressing the ubiquitous image, selfies, the role and implementation of artistic research, and more.

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