In recent years, Frits Gierstberg (1959) has organized a large number of international exhibitions, symposiums, lectures and debates about photography. Last year, he was named Professor Extraordinary at Erasmus University Rotterdam. This was the ﬁrst step in the Dutch catch-up race in the area of photography.
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Jacob Riis and Lewis Hine recorded a vast amount of poverty around the turn of the last century. The work was often commissioned by charitable institutions, founded by rich citizens who were concerned about how difﬁcult it was for the other part of America to make a living.
An etching technique in which a black and white slide is exposed and developed on a polymer-coated metal plate, after which it is inked and put under the press.
Rotterdam, the largest city in the Netherlands, industrial city, major port. Melting pot of cultures, social injustice and crime, but also a city of creativity, innovation and progress.