We (Fw:) were curious how young photographers use the medium ofa book to tell their story. We made an inventory that grew into an traveling exhibition. This is the first time we showed it: at the Nederlands Fotomuseum (Dutch Photographic Museum) in Rotterdam. On the basis of forty-some publications, the exhibition Pages reveal how the younger generation of photographers in The Netherlands is reshaping this apparently traditional medium. A large proportion of the publications are characterised by the fact that they are being brought out by the photographers themselves. But commercial publishers are also swimming along with the dynamics surrounding the photo book, as can be seen from the selection of young talent in their stock lists. Also a few photo magazines are presented that function as an important platform for young Dutch photographers.
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