MIAP stimulates stories that spark conversations

By empowering a new generation of visual storytellers

And sparking synergy between artists and experts

Because stories have the power to create change

And when creators meet thinkers, magic happens…

THE FUTURE OF NATURE COLLECTIVE

THE FUTURE OF NATURE COLLECTIVE

Proudly presenting the Future of Nature collective! We are truly happy with the composition of the group, where people with different backgrounds, level of experience and wildly differing subjects come together.   The collective consists of: Alex Kemman: Green...

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OPEN CALL MIAP GRANT 2020

OPEN CALL MIAP GRANT 2020

Are you a visual storyteller/artist? Are you based in the Netherlands? Are you interested in how we are interrelated with nature? If so: please click the button below, read all about the grant and apply. 

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The MIAP Story Tree

The MIAP Story Tree

Visual storytellers bring to light what others have not yet seen. More than ever, these times of great change demand new visions and new possibilities. The MIAP Story Tree illustrates how natural cycles are all around us. Recognizing the importance of visual stories,...

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Here they are

Here they are

Here they are!  The 6 photographers who have been commissioned to promote and produce visual journalism with a solution focus. Read more about the stories they are producing and get inspired....

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Invisible poverty in Holland…

Invisible poverty in Holland…

This year MIAP supported 5 short videos for the Generation Poor project by Annabel Oosteweeghel. In a rich country as the Netherlands, poverty is also just a doorstep away. Through intimate portraits and videos Annabel shows the lives, loves and losses of different...

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PHOTOGENIE!

PHOTOGENIE!

PhotoGenie is a platform powered by Message In A Photo, that offers young adults a medium to get inspired and gain awareness about relevant social topics. Society, the world around us and our own assumptions are questioned in constant visual research. What do we see,...

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MIAP’S Visual Story Curators

MIAP’S Visual Story Curators

MIAP has expanded! We are proud to announce we have found six motivated students to work with us on developing our platform! Our aim is to create a new accessible platform that offers a medium for young adults to get inspired as well as create awareness about relevant...

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MIAP is looking for you!

MIAP is looking for you!

MIAP is looking for you! MIAP is expanding. In this video, Charlie and Diane discuss MIAP's successes so far and describe why we need you in order to expand. Are you a good communicator, a team-player and do you enjoy doing research? Do you have a positive and...

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Act now!

Act now!

WHY DO WE NEED YOU? Our aim is to create a new accessible platform that offers a medium for young adults to get inspired as well as create awareness about relevant social topics. The platform should trigger the audience to adopt a critical attitude towards today’s...

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MIAP Fellowship 2016

MIAP Fellowship 2016

In September 2016 the MIAP Fellowship took place. This fellowship was tailor made to give the selected fellows ideas and tools to take their visual project to the next level. MIAP invited experts and thinkers to join the fellows. These experts and thinkers were...

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Anne Geene’s Little Water Almanac

Anne Geene’s Little Water Almanac

Anne Geene (NL, 1983) collected, studied and captured the water that surrounds us in all its aspects and appearances. She discovered the best place to live in the Netherlands when it comes to the cheapest drinking water; researched the microscopic life in it; how to...

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Machine – Marie-José Jongerius

Machine – Marie-José Jongerius

Our relationship to nature – and how we try to shape and control it – is an important theme for Marie-José Jongerius (NL, 1970). Her interest in water lies in the fact that, while it is vital to our existence, we take its presence and availability for granted. The...

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Treasure of the Bee – Nina Kopp

Treasure of the Bee – Nina Kopp

How will we feed the growing population? That’s one of the main questions of our time. One of the hardest workers in agriculture is often forgotten in this debate: the bee. Yet it is responsible for approximately one third of our food. Without pollination, there would...

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Food – Henk Wildschut

Food – Henk Wildschut

Few subjects generate as much discussion as that of food. And such discussion is increasingly marked by suspicion and pessimism about how our food is produced. In 2013, Henk Wildschut (NL, 1967) was invited to make an in-depth study on the subject of Food for the...

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Sistaaz of the Castle – Jan Hoek | Duran Lantink

Sistaaz of the Castle – Jan Hoek | Duran Lantink

This joint project by artist/photographer Jan Hoek (NL, 1984) and fashion designer Duran Lantink (NL, 1987) was inspired by the colourful looks of the transgender sex workers who roam the streets of Cape Town, South Africa. Together, Hoek and Latink created a series...

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THE FUTURE OF NATURE COLLECTIVE

Proudly presenting the Future of Nature collective! We are truly happy with the composition of the group, where people with different backgrounds, level of experience and wildly differing subjects come together.   The collective consists of: Alex Kemman: Green...

OPEN CALL MIAP GRANT 2020

Are you a visual storyteller/artist? Are you based in the Netherlands? Are you interested in how we are interrelated with nature? If so: please click the button below, read all about the grant and apply. 

The MIAP Story Tree

Visual storytellers bring to light what others have not yet seen. More than ever, these times of great change demand new visions and new possibilities. The MIAP Story Tree illustrates how natural cycles are all around us. Recognizing the importance of visual stories,...

Here they are

Here they are!  The 6 photographers who have been commissioned to promote and produce visual journalism with a solution focus. Read more about the stories they are producing and get inspired....

Invisible poverty in Holland…

This year MIAP supported 5 short videos for the Generation Poor project by Annabel Oosteweeghel. In a rich country as the Netherlands, poverty is also just a doorstep away. Through intimate portraits and videos Annabel shows the lives, loves and losses of different...

MIAP is proud to support the world premiere of ‘The space between us’ at IDFA DocLab, Tolhuistuin.

What does it mean to have a doppelgänger, a spiritual double or a twin? Or do we all have digital doubles of ourselves today, whether we want it or not?  The interactive installation The Space in Between Us explores the often concealed spaces between seemingly clear...

The start of a new initiative to promote and produce visual journalism with a solutions focus

The World Press Photo Foundation and MIAP have begon an initiative to promote and produce visual journalism with a solutions focus. The Solutions Visual Journalism Initiative (SVJI) has three objectives: Develop what a solutions focus means for visual...

PHOTOGENIE!

PhotoGenie is a platform powered by Message In A Photo, that offers young adults a medium to get inspired and gain awareness about relevant social topics. Society, the world around us and our own assumptions are questioned in constant visual research. What do we see,...

MIAP’S Visual Story Curators

MIAP has expanded! We are proud to announce we have found six motivated students to work with us on developing our platform! Our aim is to create a new accessible platform that offers a medium for young adults to get inspired as well as create awareness about relevant...

MIAP is looking for you!

MIAP is looking for you! MIAP is expanding. In this video, Charlie and Diane discuss MIAP's successes so far and describe why we need you in order to expand. Are you a good communicator, a team-player and do you enjoy doing research? Do you have a positive and...