If Walls Could Speak
Photography from the ING Collection at the Frankendael Foundation
4 August - 13 October 2013
The Frankendael Foundation this summer will open its doors to a special guest:
ING's international photography collection.
The last word
If Walls Could Speak takes us on a journey through metropolitan areas from all corners of the world: North and South America, Africa, Europe, Asia and Oceania. The photos give a clear picture of an architectural environment that continues to close in on us. While the city in the photos seems to burst at its seams, humans ultimately have the last word. The exhibition shows how human activity breathes life into the city's concrete.
Mario A., Peter Bialobrzeski, Davide Bramante, Jennifer Caldwell, Götz Diergarten, Christine Erhard, Julian Faulhaber, Christoph Gielen, Dionisio González, Matthias Hoch, Ola Kolehmainen, Katrin Korfmann, Bas Princen, John Riddy, Frank van der Salm, Tim White-Sobieski, Thomas Wrede and Lin Yilin.
Have a look for yourself
Frankendael House, an eighteenth-century country house, is open every Sunday from 12 midday to 5pm and during the rest of the week on request (telephone 020 4233930). Admission is free of charge. Guided tours start at 2pm and cost €5 per person. The guided tour is free of charge for children.
Frankendael Foundation, Middenweg 72, Amsterdam - www.huizefrankendael.nl