NOOR December Newsletter is out now!

Our December Newsletter is out now, so make sure to check out the latest work at NOOR, as well as education opportunities, and all the upcoming exhibitions!

Kadir van Lohuizen x Wasteland: Closing Event

During the past three months, ten thousands of visitors visited the exhibition Wasteland by Kadir van Lohuizen at Overhoeks in Amsterdam North. This exhibition was part of the festival WeMakeThe.City.

On Sunday, September 23, we will close the project in Amsterdam together with its maker Kadir van Lohuizen, funders, sponsors, designers, builders, volunteers, production professionals as well as friends. Come and join us for this special evening!


UNSEEN Open Gallery Night: NOOR x Impact Doc

Photo by Tanya Habjouqa / NOOR

As part of the Unseen Open Gallery Night, iMPACT DOC will preopen its doors to the public in collaboration with NOOR and Transformations.

From 20.00 to 21.00 pm, we are organising a talk in which we will explore current transformations within the field of documentary photography, whilst also casting a glance at its future.

The speakers of this evening include Clément Saccomani (Managing Director, NOOR), Bas Vroege (Director, Paradox) and Sanne De Wilde (Photographer, NOOR).


Bénédicte Kurzen with TJ Boulting at UNSEEN

Photo by Bénédicte Kurzen / NOOR

For the first time, NOOR photographer Bénédicte Kurzen will present her series ‘Lake Chad Basin’ which explores ongoing violence in the region in the wake of Boko Haram with TJ Boulting (Stand 39).

As an addition of her work on show, she will talk about her project on Friday, September 21, at 4 P.M. in the UNSEEN Living Room, as part of the UNSEEN Premieres.


Wasteland at We Make The City Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


NOOR and the NOOR Foundation are proud to invite you to the opening of Kadir van Lohuizen's long term project Wasteland, exhibited as part of the festival We Make The City.

Wasteland: Exhibition
Overhoeks, Amsterdam-Noord, The Netherlands
From the 20th of June to the 23rd of September

In 2050, 70 percent of the world population will live in a city. Together they produce an enormous amount of waste, which a lot of metropolises are already unable to process. Kadir van Lohuizen documented the main waste streams in 6 metropolises Tokyo, Japan, New York, Jakarata, São Paolo, Lagos and Amsterdam.

His exhibition is part of the program of We Make The City Festival, the largest city festival in Europe, taking place from 20 to 24 June, tackling the issue of urban living.

Find out more and RSVP here.

UNFRAMED Exhibition from 15.06.2018 to 19.08.2018, Brussels

On the roads of the entire world, photographers testify to the realities and stakes of an era. With the exhibition Unframed, Brassage Photographique and NOOR wish to offer a new event to these visual change makers thanks to whom photography continues day after day to forge our representation of the World. Unframed is an exhibition, crossed-visions of international committed photographers, who by their singular writings, decipher the great issues of our time. At the heart of this program, women, victims of violence and inequalities but also empowering, leading revolutions reshaping our societies and reinforcing ou desire to take action.

 Gallery Nova,  Zagreb Croatia