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    Noorderdiepte

    Episode 7: Het prentenkabinet

    First aired: Wednesday, 5 November 2014 at 18.00 hours

    The documentary The Print Room of Koos van Weringh sketch a portrait of Professor Emeritus, criminologist, correspondent and collector Koos van Weringh.

    For centuries appear political cartoons. It has been claimed that the cartoon in the seventeenth-century Netherlands was born. With the political picture of the (northern) artists contribute to the public: they put in an image abuses denounced. Cartoons are not to imagine: they belong to the daily newspaper as toppings on bread.

    The former Groninger Koos van Weringh (80) is well aware of the power of the cartoon. The emeritus professor collects them as since the fifties of the last century. With an open mind, without preferences, and always aware that the cartoon can prosper by the grace of freedom of speech only.

    Directors Jasper Huizinga and Lotte Veltman portray a passionate collector in the documentary, the Print Room of Koos van Weringh.


    About this program:

    Landscape, art and culture, with the window on the north.

    Every week we broadcast in Noorderdiepte, a collaboration with Foundation Beeldlijn and magazine Noorderbreedte, a documentary. Each documentary is introduced by a brief interview with a person.

    Beautiful films that are worth viewing. Films about musicians like Roelof Stalknecht and Jenne Meinema. Artists such as Jan Steen and Alfred Hafkenscheid and poet Rutger Kopland. Various artists that now can be viewed by a large audience.

    Noorderbreedte: http://www.noorderbreedte.nl
    Stichting Beeldlijn: https://www.stichtingbeeldlijn.nl