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Nachtwacht 360


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The famous Nachtwacht 360 project can be seen in Theaterkerk Nes in October and November. Photographer Julius Rooymans, producer Jessica Karelsen and fashion designer Hans Ubbink present the photographic reproduction of Rembrandt's masterpiece. In this lifelike photo, de Nachtwacht has been recreated in detail with the help of people who look strikingly like their predecessors depicted in paint.

Visitors can walk 360 degrees around the work. The life-size Nachtwacht has a reverse…

The famous Nachtwacht 360 project can be seen in Theaterkerk Nes in October and November. Photographer Julius Rooymans, producer Jessica Karelsen and fashion designer Hans Ubbink present the photographic reproduction of Rembrandt's masterpiece. In this lifelike photo, de Nachtwacht has been recreated in detail with the help of people who look strikingly like their predecessors depicted in paint.

Visitors can walk 360 degrees around the work. The life-size Nachtwacht has a reverse and is flanked by 35 portraits, costumes and attributes. The back shows a view of the seventeenth century, over the shoulder of Rembrandt himself, with references to scenes from the painter's life and oeuvre. In addition, separate panels of the three main characters in the painting will be hung in Theaterkerk Nes. The people in the painting have been photographed from all sides and this resulted in a whole series of individual portraits. The beautiful costumes can also be admired in the church. "The makers of the artwork will walk around here a number of times to tell visitors about their work", says director Anke Bijlsma of Theaterkerk Nes. She is happy that it has been possible to bring the project to Nes. "Nes is one of the darkest places in the Netherlands, so if the famous masterpiece belongs anywhere, it is here in Noardeast-Fryslân."

World premiere
In the meantime, Anke is connecting with as many stakeholders from the region as possible. For example, Opus 3 coordinates an education project with the schools in Noardeast-Fryslân, nightly pilgrimages are organized and the Night of the Night and the Night of the Wad are also part of the project to indicate the importance of darkness. Also special are the paintings that artist Gerrit Breteler from Nes made as a result of this project. This includes a sketch - made by Rembrandt - in which he himself is depicted with a characteristic look. Breteler made a painting of this sketch. Just like the arrival of de Nachtwacht 360 is a world first. "After Nes, the exhibition will go on a world tour, so we expect visitors from all over the country and perhaps from far beyond."

More information, including opening hours, entrance fees and arrangements for the exhibition, can be found on the website.

When

  • Open until 8 p.m. on Friday.

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Prices

  • €8.00
  • Children under 12 are free on Saturday in October, otherwise € 3.50.

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