Teun van der Heijden
Teun van de Heijden is an award-winning designer and founder of Dutch design agency Heijdens Karwei. Often collaborating with photographers, the photobooks he has designed include Belgian Autumn by Jan Rosseel, Interrogations by Donald Weber, and Black Passport by Stanley Greene. For over ten years Teun van der Heijden has also designed the World Press Photo yearbooks and exhibitions. He regularly lectures at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, Art Academy St. Joost in Breda and teaches workshops in Italy, Estonia, Angola, Nigeria and the US.
The Beauty of the Photo Book
Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
The paper photo book represents solidity, something we can literarily hold on to. It is trustworthy and has the aura of the original. The photo book is a visual novel. With this in mind graphic design agency Heijdens Karwei designs their photography books.
War Porn and Other Dutch Photobook Collaborations
Dutch photo book designer Teun van der Heijden discusses his collaborations with photographers on a variety of photo books, including Belgian Autumn by Jan Rosseel, Interrogations by Donald Weber, and Black Passport by Stanley Greene.
The book War Porn is his latest project with photojournalist Christoph Bangert. Christoph will join him onstage to discuss their collaborative process – how they came to produce this book and their thought process along the way.