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PhotoQ’s Book Club in London: Freek Kuin on printing two great new Dutch photo books

Visiting Photo London? PhotoQ’s Book Club is very happy to invite you to an exclusive talk in Tate Modern with creative director Freek Kuin of Dutch master printing house robstolk. Kuin will give us an extensive look behind the special printing process of two new photobooks to be launched at Offprint London: Spring Tide by Willem van Zoetendaal and On The Road – Everglades by Bert Teunissen.

On Saturday May 20, 2017 at 10 am we will be welcomed by general manager Matthias Rouam-Sim of Tate Modern at the Terrace Bar inside the museum.

Participants may enjoy breakfast and other bites and drinks, while Freek Kuin – one of the best printing experts in the Netherlands – will share his experiences during the making of these two books.

Springtide is a catalogue for an exhibition opening on May 20 in the Nederlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam. Curated by designer/publisher Willem van Zoetendaal, showing images from the huge collection of the museum, with unexpected links and parallels between past and present.

On The Road – Everglades shows a road trip by Bert Teunissen, images shot from behind the steering wheel, analogue, and printed on out-of-date paper, thus creating unique photos. Published by Fw:Books.

Freek Kuin will reveal how he manages to meet the demands of both critical and experienced artists. The Amsterdam printing company robstolk over the years created numerous art books by Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Claudia Sträter, Guggenheim NY, Juul Kraaijer, Charlotte Dumas, Erwin Olaf, Eddy van Wessel, Arno Nollen, Koos Breukel, Michiel Botman, KesselsKramer and many others.

PhotoQ’s Book Club London
Saturday, May 20, 2017
10:00-12:00 am
Terrace Bar, Tate Modern (enter at Switch House)
Entrance fee for talk by Freek Kuin (including coffee and tea): 20 euros (presale), 20 Pounds (on May 20)
Good to know: Tate Modern opens 10:00 am, Terrace Bar is one floor higher than Offprint London.


PhotoQ’s Book Club is an initiative of Dutch photographer Morad Bouchakour and Edie Peters, founder of PhotoQ Bookshop in Amsterdam. Since the beginning of 2016 they organise monthly in-depth workshops with photographers and designers on their photo books. Among them: Bertien van Manen, Charlotte Dumas, Scheltens & Abbenes, Sybren Kuiper, Paul Kooiker, Henk Wildschut, Awoiska van der Molen and Mariken Wessels.

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