Discussion with Donald Weber in Utrecht
30.01.2015

​On Friday January 30, 2015, Donald Weber will do a lecture on two of his recent projects: Barricade and War Sand. After this I will have a conversation with him about independent storytelling, photography, creative solutions for financing long term projects, and much more

Lecture at Le Photobook Fest
16.11.2014

I will do a lecture about the phenomenon of Best-Photobook-Of-The-Year-lists and the madness around it. I will demonstrate how easy it is to get your book in the top of these rankings by following a few golden rules. For lovers of lists he will also introduce two new rankings: “The Most Overrated Photobook of the Year and the Most Neglected Photobook of the Year​”

NEXT WORKSHOP in Brighton, UK

My next workshop will be in Brighton, UK, organized by The Miniclick Photography Talks and simultaneously with the Brighton Photo Fringe Festival and the Brighton Photo Biennial. Enough reasons to spend your Autumn break in the south of England. My two-day workshop focusses on how to understand the current media market (magazines, books, exhibitions, grants, etc.) and dos & don’ts in self-publishing and crowd funding. How can you create the stories you want in your own voice? Learn to see opportunities and make your future​

Lecture in Luzern, Switzerland

On Thursday October 9, 2014 at 6 pm I will be giving a lecture at The Lucerne School of Art and Design Baselstrasse 61b, 3006 Lucerne from 6:00-7:30 pm. Entrance is free, you only need to register.

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WORKSHOP in Cortona, Italy

​Join me for a two-day workshop in Cortona, a beautiful town in the middle of Tuscany, Italy. Learn over a two-day workshop how to understand the current media market (magazines, books, exhibitions, grants, etc.), how to self-publish a book and how to create the stories you want in your own voice. Learn to see opportunities and make your future.

Workshop Dublin

​Many ambitious photographers are conservative when it comes to presenting their projects, offering their work—often free of charge—to newspapers, magazines, or book publishers. They put their fate in the hands of others and wait. That’s unnecessary. This workshop’s main objective is to help students become liberated photographers and publishers, ready to begin sharing their stories with the world

Talk at Lumix Festival in Hannover (Germany)

​On Wednesday June 18, 2014 at 6.30 pm I will do a talk at the Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism. Next day at 11 am I will be in a panel about crowdfunding

Talk at Vienna Photo Book Festiva

​On Sunday June 15, 2014 at 11 am. I will do a talk at the Photo Book Festival in Vienna.

Conversation and book signing at Aperture, NY

In Conversation: Rob Hornstra and Arnold van Bruggen on The Sochi Project at Aperture Gallery and Bookstore, 547 West 27th Street, New York, NY. Please follow link for more information.​

NEXT WORKSHOP: Aperture New York

Many ambitious photographers are conservative when it comes to presenting their projects, offering their work—often free of charge—to newspapers, magazines, or book publishers. They put their fate in the hands of others and wait. That’s unnecessary. This workshop’s main objective is to help students become liberated photographers and publishers, ready to begin sharing their stories with the world.​

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Seminar in Chicago 18.01.2014

I’ll be doing a seminar / mini-workshop in Chicago on Saturday January 18, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm. Location: DePaul Art Museum, 935 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago, IL 60614 Fee: $75. Please follow the link for more info and to register.​

Workshop at Anzenberger Vienna (SOLD OUT) 1 & 2 February, 2014

​This workshop is about what we all desire as storytellers and photographers: Freedom. Learn to see opportunities and make your future.

Lecture in NRC restaurant 12.01.2014

​On Sunday 12 January 2014, 15 pm. I will do a talk in NRC restaurant about the exhibition Golden Years, which is currently on display at Huis Marseille Amsterdam. More info and tickets, please follow the link below.

Interview on IdeasTap 15.12.2013

Interview by Tina Remiz on IdeasTap, a creative network: ‘Rob Hornstra and Arnold van Bruggen on the Sochi Project, about crowdfunding and working across different platforms…

Talk at the Frontline Club London 04.11.2013

Please follow the link to read an extensive report (+ video) from the talk we did at the Frontline Club London on November 1, 2013.

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