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.

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.

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 'field guide' book publication - the ultimate selfie book to capture the best version of yourself.

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.

THE DO-IT-YOURSELFIE GUIDE, LIMITED ARTIST EDITION FOR SALE AT NEW WINDOW | sep 2014

Willem Popelier analyzed thousands of selfies, tips and research articles on selfies for the new work The Do-It-Yourselfie Guide - the ultimate selfie guide with 66 rules and 66 accompanying identity pictures to capture the best version of yourself. A limited artist edition is made in an edition of 66 with 149 handmade identity pictures, signed and numbered in a beautiful small box.
For sale at New Window.



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