About Jan Rosseel’s Work
Rosseel’s work is best described as visual storytelling, between narration and documentation. “I work as a collector of memories using photography, video and objects. The starting point of my research-based projects are historical events and the notion of memory.”
At NIAS, Rosseel will study the role of photography in the construction of the past, by exploring for example the Paris attacks of January 2015, and the rise of IS and Pegida. He will reside at the institute from September 2015 to January 2016.
More information (news release, in Dutch)
About the Fellowship
The artist-in-residence fellowship is set up by NIAS and the Society of Arts, and aims to stimulate cross-pollination between the sciences and arts.
More information about (applying for) the programme
Image: From Belgian Autumn. A Confabulated History (www.janrosseel.com)