Willem Popelier
works with Photography








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WATCHED! SURVEILLANCE ART & PHOTOGRAPHY AT C/O BERLIN | 18 feb -23 apr 2017

Obscured Classified Document is on show at the exhibition Watched! Surveillance Art & Photography in C/O Berlin, which examines the complexities of modern surveillance with a focus on photography and visual media. The Berlin exhibition presents works by 15 international artists. Organized in cooperation with the Hasselblad Foundation, Valand Academy, Kunsthal Aarhus, and C/O Berlin.

YOUR WEEKLY PRESIDENT | feb 2017

Currently much work goes into finalizing Your Weekly President, after working on it for more than 427 weeks. Your Weekly President is a contemplative reflection on 8 years in office of the first black president of the United States.

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YOUR WEEKLY PRESIDENT (2008-2017)

THE DO-IT-YOURSELFIE GUIDE

THE DO-IT-YOURSELFIE GUIDE (LIMITED ARTIST EDITION)

BRUNO 22 08 2013

GREETINGS FROM HILVERSUM

EN VOGUE

INSIDE OBAMA'S COMPOUND

OBSCURED CLASSIFIED DOCUMENT (SITUATION ROOM)

THE OSAMA PAPERS

SHOWROOM GIRLS

SHOWROOM

THIS IS ME & THIS IS ME

VISUAL PROOF OF MY EXISTENCE

____ AND WILLEM. DOCUMENTATION OF A YOUTH

REJECTED IDENTITIES

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BIO
Willem Popelier is an artist working with photography. His focus is on the mechanisms and politics of representation. He researches the generally accepted ways in which portraits are used, and how identity is represented and perceived through photography. Thus his focus is mostly on popular culture, the ubiquitous image and its effects on society.

His work is exhibited worldwide, published in magazines such as C Photo and Foam Magazine, awarded with several prizes including a C/O Berlin Talent, a Bronze Medal for Best Book Design from all over the World, and nominated for the ICP Infinity Award and the Prix Pictet, among others.


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