PermataBank and Erasmus Huis cordially invite you for the
by Jenny Smets (Independent curator and director of photography of the magazine Vrij Nederland, The Netherlands).
In this seminar, Jenny will share her ideas on the recent developments in documentary photography and she will take us on a trip through the Dutch photographic landscape. Join us and get to know more on recent projects of famous Dutch photographers.
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
7:30 – 9:00 PM
Jl. HR Rasuna Said Kav S-3
Phone: (+62) 021 524 1069
Further information, please visit
Lisna (0852 1556 5835)
Jenny Smets is an independent curator of photography exhibitions, trainer and director of photography of the magazine Vrij Nederland, The Netherlands. This magazine is known for the high standard of photography and publishes photo essays of renowned national and international photographers.
She was the curator for the exhibition on Privacy (2015) for FOTODOK, place for documentary photography in Utrecht (NL). She also co-curated the exhibitions There is Something about my Family (spring 2016) and the show on religion: Believe on the move (September 2016), (Re)Inventing nature and Beyond Us and Them (2017). For Photoville in New York she curated the exhibitions of Robin de Puy and Jan Hoek.
Jenny studied history of modern and contemporary art at UVA University in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and specialized during her studies in the history of photography.
Her interest in digital storytelling made Jenny one of the partners of PhotoStories: an international conference on digital storytelling for photographers and ﬁlmmakers.
Being part of the core training team of World Press Photo, she trains photojournalists in different parts of the world. She is member of the Board of Trustees of World Press Photo foundation and educator for KABK art school in The Hague, Holland.