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  • 2.39:1

  • Arctic circle

  • room 103

    103 is just a number. It also happened to be the number of Jeroen Kramer’s hotel room where he lived while working as a photojournalist in Baghdad during the war – and became his subsequent nickname (the hotel staff had trouble pronouncing his Dutch name). In the naming of this book Kramer perhaps also sees…

  • Beyrouth objets trouvés

    Beyrouth objets trouvés In Beyrouth objets trouvés Jeroen Kramer not only finds beauty and meaning in the seemingly mundane objects he photographs – a crumpled up nylon bag, a discarded plastic coffee cup, a fading poster on a wall – but he literally re-finds and redefines them through his images. It is as if they…

  • Une Femme

    ‘Une femme’ shows photos but actually resembles a novel. By Margot Dijkgraaf Halfway into the labyrinthine route through Huis Marseille you suddenly stand in front of three light-box images: delicate, graceful branches illuminated by brightening and fading green, orange and red. The branches are coloured by the changing of a traffic light, in a nightly…

  • The World according to Monsieur Khiar

    The World according to Monsieur Khiar Documentary: The World According to Monsieur KhiarIn recent years, while he was making Une Femme, Jeroen Robert Kramer was himself being filmed by director Sjors Swierstra and cameraman Erik van Empel. The resulting documentary, The World According to Monsieur Khiar, was selected for the IDFA 2015 documentary festival and…

  • Solo show Huis Marseille

    The exhibition is a storyThe central figure in Une Femme is composed of different characters. There is Khiar, a handsome, elderly Lebanese gentleman who lives in Beirut, a city scarred by decades of religious tension. The wars that arose from those tensions do not appear in the exhibition, but we sense the presence of an…