Episode 10: Inseperable brothers, The Glasgow Boys and Northern book frontierFirst aired: Wednesday, 16 September 2015 at 17.00 hours
In this episode of Puur Noord Annette Timmer speaks with Gea Schenk, who made a visual story about intimate communion and brotherhood by using photgraphs. Willemijn Lindenhovius tells us about a major retrospective of Scottish Impressionism in the Drents Museum. And journalist Joep van Ruiten comes with news from the book frontier.
Gea Schenk graduated in December 2012 from the Fotoacademy in Groningen as a social documentary photographer. She photographs people with strange habits and is intrigued by the uniqueness and authenticity of vulnerable people. She is always curious about the place that a person has in a society. On te 17th of September her book Poppo and Engel will be presented, a portrait of two brothers from Groninger, who are identical, soulmates, and litter behind.
For more information: http://www.geaschenk.nl
Joep van Ruiten lives in Emmen and works as a cultural journalist. He is editor of Dagblad van het Noorden and Leeuwarder Courant in Groningen, but also founder of culture site Woest en Ledig. He is the creator of the Poetry Show, member of the advisory committee for the Grote Culturele Prijs of Drenthe and Adviser to the Fund Cultuurparticipatie and coordinator of the poetry project Ode aan Emmen that will be performed during the Culturele Drentse Gemeente 2015/2016.
For more information: http://www.woestenledig.nl
Willemijn Lindenhovius is an Art Curator of the time1885-1935 of the Drents Museum in Assen. She has a new exhibition to present that is called The Glasgow Boys. On the 20th of September the exhibition will be opened. For the first time since 1900 there is attentoin for this Scottish painters, located outside of the United Kingdom.
For more information: http://www.drentsmuseum.nl