Exhibition at the church in Klein Wetsinge
An exhibition of works by brothers Herbert and Herman van Hoogdalem is on show at the church in Klein Wetsinge from Sunday 3 December through Sunday, 28 February.
Herbert van Hoogdalem
Photographer Herbert van Hoogdalem has been fascinated by photography since the age of fourteen. He runs a gallery in the Oude Kijk in ‘t Jatstraat in Groningen, Fotogalerie Lichtzone, along with a few other professional and amateur photographers. He has a preference for capturing the landscape of Groningen, but also architecture and portraits. Herbert van Hoogdalem’s work has been exhibited at various venues.
Herman van Hoogdalem
Visual artist Herman van Hoogdalem is a graduate of the Minerva Art Academy in Groningen, where he has worked as a teacher since 1989. Van Hoogdalem has a studio in Sauwerd. Predominant themes are interiors, portraits and beaches, but the actual theme is light. On display in the church at Klein Wetsinge are five large scale portraits.
Since 2009 Van Hoogdalem has been collaborating with Gijs Wanders on the project Faces of Dementia. The project consists of a series of very large scale portraits of persons suffering from dementia; these portraits are accompanied by short documentaries in which their family members explain how the disease has influenced their lives.
The church in Klein Wetsinge
The church in Klein Wetsinge is located halfway between the towns of Sauwerd and Winsum and has a panoramic view of the scenic Reitdiep area. The church was restored and completely refurbished by the Stichting Oude Groninger Kerken. Visitors are cordially welcomed by managers Nicolaas and Inez Geenen, both born and bred in Groningen. On offer are an extensive lunch and drinks menu. Visitors may climb upstairs where they can see the unique clockwork and enjoy the views of the beautiful Reitdiep valley.
The exhibition can be viewed daily.
Note: The church is closed when it is in use for private functions. Want to make sure it’s open? Feel free to call: 06 546 854 05