Teun Voeten, war photographer and anthropologist
AINSI, Maastricht 14 November 2010, 17.00 – 21.00
Online auction starts at 1 November 2010 at www.photoq.nlGirls’ Empowerment (GE) organizes a photo auction from work of Teun Voeten. Teun Voeten, who originally studied Cultural Anthropology and Philosophy in the Netherlands, is an award-winning photojournalist and author who has been covering the conflicts in the former Yugoslavia, Colombia, Rwanda, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Gaza, Honduras, DR Congo and North Korea. His work has been published in Vanity Fair, Newsweek, The New Yorker and National Geographic, among others. Voeten also works for the ICRC, Doctors without Borders, Human Rights Watch and the United Nations. Currently, he is working on a photo project about the drug violence in Mexico. Voeten lives between Brussels and New York. For more information, please visit www.teunvoeten.com.
Voeten donates 26 photos for this fundraising event for Girls’ Empowerments projects in West Africa. All prints are hand printed by the artist himself, on Silver Gelatin Fiber paper (museum quality), limited edition of 35, format 30/40 cm, each individually signed and numbered. If requested, prints can be delivered in acid free matt passé partout 40/50 cm.
- The photo auction start online at 1 November 2010 at www.Photoq.nl;
- Online auction deadline is 14 November 2010 at 16.00;
- Highest online bidder is asked to provide us his contact details to contact him during the Live Auction;
- At 17.00 the LIVE Photo auction starts in AINSI in Maastricht;
- Each photo starts at the highest online bid;
- November 2010 at 20.00 is the LIVE Photo Auction closes for bidders;
- Highest online bidder is contacted if he is outbid to give him the chance to participate in the live auction without being present. The highest live and online bidders can do their ;
- 21.00 the auction is finished and we hope all work is sold to OR the online bidder OR live bidder!
At the auction
The auction will be musically accompanied by “COME TOGETHER” and a lecture will be held at 19.00 by Irma Specht, director of Transition International; “West African Girls, life after having been a rebel”.
The AINSI bar will be open during the auction for drinks (alcoholic & non-alcoholic). Since Foundation Girls’ Empowerment is known as an organization of volunteers only where all the money ends up directly with the girls, we ask you to pay your own drinks.
The address of AINSI is Lage Kanaaldijk 112-113, 6212 NA Maastricht. For directions look at www.ainsi.nl. The vanue is only accessible by car.
Please take into account that you need to pay cash for the pictures and your drinks.