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OOK VERKRIJGBAAR IN HET NEDERLANDS!
24.5 x 33.5 cm
c. 100 photos
design Moker Ontwerp
November, 18 2014
Also available in Dutch
Profits from Famous City Amsterdam dedicated to cancer research
Marte Visser decided to publish Famous City Amsterdam to raise money for Hubrecht Institute, where Dr Jacco van Rheenen directs a cancer research laboratory. Visit the Famous City Amsterdam website.
Famous City Amsterdam (English)
Portraits of famous artists, musicians and academics about Amsterdam
Apart from contributing delightfully to Amsterdam’s cultural life, Famous City Amsterdam also contributes in an important way to the fight against cancer. All profits from the sale of the book are dedicated to support Dr Jacco Van Rheenen’s research into metastasis at Hubrecht Instituut.
Marte Visser has assembled an array of international celebrities from the worlds of art, music and academia, all of whom have a special connection with Amsterdam and are featured here in a wonderful series of visual and textual portraits. Some are stars who have regularly performed in the city, others have a particular view of the city based on their academic work, and they range from astronaut to actor, and from dancer to judge.
Johan Cruijff - Duncan Stutterheim - Jan Jansen - Piet Paris - Dick Swaab - André Kuipers - Marcel Wanders - Nicky Romero - Russell Shorto - Sir Paul Smith - Mariss Jansons - Willem Dafoe - Philip Glass - Redmond O’Hanlon - Michaela DePrince - Geoffrey Parker - Jeffrey Eugenides - Marina Abramovic - Deborah Harry - Harry Benson - Betty Wright - Olga Peretyatko - Jason Silva - Daido Moriyama - Seth Myers - Renate Winter - C215 (Christian Guémy) - Harland Miller - Miles Aldridge - Mark Buxton - Baron Severin Von Eckardstein - Ken Stringfellow - Saskia de Brauw & Vincent van Wijngaard - Prince Palden Namgyal
Marte Visser is a sought-after (portrait) photographer from Amsterdam. She has photographed numerous photo campaigns for companies such as Garuda Indonesia Airlines, Van Lanschot Bankiers and JC Decaux. She has also been commissioned by companies such as NS, Royal Asscher Diamonds and MTV Networks. In a previous publication by Marte Visser she describes her grandfather Piet Esser, portraying the life and times of the noted Dutch sculptor.