TV & Film

Exhibition Groninger Museum

An impression of Ruud van Empel's retrospective exhibition at the Groninger museum in 2011. The film includes an interview with the artist and Modern Art curator Ruud Schenk.
(English subtitles)

Trailer Beyond innocence

During his Red-piano-concert in the Rotterdam Ahoy Elton John wore the number 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' on to Ruud van Empel. The English pop idol is a fanatic collector of his work and a big fan. The Dutch contemporary artist can probably wish no better Ambassador. This is the trailer of the documentary 'beyond innocence' that was directed and produced by Erik van Empel, the artists brother and was broadcasted in the Netherlands on september 7, 2011.
(English subtitles)

Art XS Kunstuur

Art critic Hans Hartog den Jager visiting the exhibition of Ruud van Empel in the Groninger Museum.
(Dutch - Avro Kunstuur, Februari 11 2012, National Television broadcast)

Kunstlicht (Next)

Art and new media
How do technical developments affect our culture? New media inspire contemporary artists. New media used by artists to make Art in the traditional sense or change the new media contemporary art in depth? Contemporary artist Ruud van Empel uses photography to make his own fantasy images. With the computer program Photoshop he changes every detail of the reality.
(Dutch - NTR School TV, November 26, 2013, National Television broadcast)

Kunststof TV

Contemporary artist Ruud van Empel put the reality to his will. He photographs, but adapts his pictures so that there is a new reality.
(Dutch - NTR television, Interview with Ruud van Empel on september 4, 2011, National Television broadcast)

Ruud van Empel - Pictures don't lie

A walkthrough the Fotografiska Exhibition, Stockholm
(No audio - Exhibition from March 7 to June 8, 2013, 77300 visitors)

Galerie Rabouan-Moussion, Paris, France

Balance Between Reality and Perfection, by Paris Culture.
(French - SOLO EXHIBITION "World", February 3 - March 10, 2007)

Noordbrabants Museum, 's Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Het Noordbrabant Museum brengt een tentoonstelling met werk van de in Breda geboren Ruud van Empel
(Omroep Brabant, February 2014)
(Dutch - SOLO EXHIBITION "Fotowerken", February 15 - June 8, 2014)

From Darkroom To Daylight

A project that tells the stories of photographers, inventors & others navigating the epic changes from film to digital in photography.
(English - A project on Kickstarter by Harvey Wang, 2014)

Opening of the FotoArt Festival in Bielsko Biala, Poland

Inez Baturo & ruud van Empel at the opening of the FotoArt Festival in Bielsko Biala, Poland
For National Polish Television, October 2015.

Interview with Ruud van Empel at BEETLES+HUXLEY

Ruud van Empel talks about his show at BEETLES+HUXLEY gallery in London. Published June 5, 2015.

Opening exhibition Flatland Gallery, March 12, 2016

Opening solo exhibition Flatland Gallery, "Ruud van Empel Souvenir d'Intime", Amsterdam, March 12, 2016. See also the exhibition highlight.

Opening exhibition Museum Het Valkhof, March 24, 2007

Opening solo exhibition "Ruud van Empel World and Other Series", Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen, March 24, 2007, curator: Frank van de Schoor. See also the exhibition highlight.


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