The exhibition consists of a 45-minute installation with four video projections and additional photographs and information panels. C/O Berlin is showing “Poppy” in cooperation with the Gesellschaft für Humanistische Fotografie. The project was produced by Paradox with support from the Mondriaan Fund. A catalog has been published by Hatje Cantz.
Robert Knoth, born in 1963 in Rotterdam, is an internationally renowned documentary photographer. During the 1990s, he spent time working in many crisis-torn regions of Africa, Asia, and the Balkans. In recent times, he has been focusing on long-term projects dealing with complex themes. His works have been published in newspapers and magazines such as the New York Times, the Guardian, and Spiegel and shown internationally in a number of solo exhibitions. Robert Knoth has received numerous prizes for his work, including the German Fotobuchpreis 2012; he won the World Press Award twice and the Dutch Silver Camera Award multiple times.
Antoinette de Jong, born in 1964 in Tilburg, is a photographer, writer, and broadcast journalist who lives in the Netherlands. She has worked in many conflict zones including Somalia, Iraq, and Yugoslavia. Her work includes complex reports and documentaries for broadcasters such as the BBC World Service and Radio Netherland World Service. She has reported for almost two decades on developments in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Her works have been published in numerous international newspapers and magazines.