Willem Popelier

A visual artist working with photography




EXHIBITION AT APEXART NEW YORK | 4 jun - 25 jul 2015

Showroom Girls and Obscured Classified Document (Situation Room) are exhibited in the show Profiled: Surveillance of a Sharing Society at Apexart, New York, USA. The 5 artists in Profiled work at the juncture of post-9/11 military concerns and the astronomical rise of social media technologies. Through their diverse practices, these artists analyze the paradoxes in sharing everything with our suspicion of those looking.

NEW BOOK PUBLICATION THE DO-IT-YOURSELFIE GUIDE | june 2015

The Do-It-Yourselfie Guide will be published by BIS Publishers as a small and handy book publication - the ultimate selfie guide to capture the best version of yourself.

REJECTED IDENTITIES AT MUSEUM DR. GUISLAIN | 14 mar - 21 sep 2015

Rejected Identities is exhibited in the show Characteristic Faces - On hawk noses and chipmunk cheeks at Museum Dr. Guislain, Gent, BE. Characteristic Faces questions the relationship between inside and out and its presence in psychiatry, criminology, and the public opinion. The exhibition illustrates this intriguing but problematic history. At the same time it shows how these old notions are still present today, and that the role prejudice and stereotypes play in the media and in everyday life must not be underestimated.

SELFIES AT FOTOSTUDIO DE JONG | 5 feb 2015

The Do-It-Yourselfie Guide was shortly discussed in the Dutch TV show Fotostudio De Jong. Willem Popelier showed some of the 66 rules and selfies together with the original sources.



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