National Geographic Colors of the World

National Geographic presents Colors of the World on SS Rotterdam

A new beautiful photo exhibition on the SS Rotterdam allows visitors look at our planet in a new way. National Geographic Colors of the World shows the fascinating experience of colour in photography from July 1 to August 28.

It shows how colors determine the character of photographs. This phenomenon is shown with beautiful photography. In this exhibition the perception, meaning and symbolism of colors are presented. Color is a force that moves and motivates, relaxes and reassures, excites and fascinates. These shades are constantly evolving. From the hazy, early morning calm of a blue lake beginning to reflect the soft orange of a rising sun, to the green moss on a forest floor growing into a rich canopy of brown, red and gold leaves. Colors can be powerful and subtle, whether it is the graceful red of a ladybugs shield or the blinding colors of the northern lights against a pristine, icy background. The exhibition consists of work by top photographers such as Steve McCurry, Brian J. Skerry and George F. Mobley.

With this exhibition the organizers hope to redirect human ambivalence toward color into a sense of awe and disbelief. Color-bombarded advertisements, clothing and technology overwhelms society. These photographs allow to take a step back and rediscover the importance and significance of color in the world.

In collaboration with National Geographic

Rotterdam-based Photo exhibitions EU organises various photographic events around the world. Together with independent photographers and institutions like the World Press Photo and National Geographic. The National Geographic Society is a leading non-profit organisation that invests in courageous people and innovative ideas in the fields of discovery, scientific research, storytelling and education.

The Society strives to arm teh next generation with geographic knowledge and global understanding. The goal is to promote research and educate
people to inspire solutions for the greater good.

National Geographic Colors of the World on the SS Rotterdam
July 1 2022 – August 28 2022
Opening hours:
Monday to Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM
Sunday 12.00 PM – 5 PM
Tickets are availale here or at the SS Rotterdam box office

 

 

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