Academic Promotion UvA

This photo series was shot during a promotion ceremony at the University of Amsterdam. Jochem defended his doctoral research in the Agnietenkapel, the oldest building of the University, located on the Oudezijds Voorburgwal. I was asked to capture this ceremony from beginning to end. Doing so, I tried to emphasize the personal aspect of the event.

Production Hall

In the Netherlands, abandoned places are rare since space is limited in one of the most densely populated countries in the world. I discovered this overgrown production hall by chance and it proved to be a unique location. Even though the place closed down only a couple of years ago, nature has taken over completely. […]