+HIP

+HIP, The Hague in Pictures, is an online magazine for street photo-graphics (photography, art, graphics). It is focused on life in the city of The Hague -- the UN city of International Peace & Justice. +HIP publishes images from the streets of the city, submitted by the people who live in them, or from denizens of the The Hague who seek to bring their further explorations back into the heart of this cosmopolitan city.
Each year, +HIP also publishes a luxury, large-format annual of the best images of the year: The +HIP Collection. The best images are awarded a prize.

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issue 2, April 2014 | The Adventure Issue

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This special Adventure Issue of +HIP, echoing the PAI 2014 theme of movement, features the photo-essay entries of the participants of the Geo-Caching The Hague event, that was held from 8 - 23 February 2014. Collaborating with The Nutshuis and Gemeente Den Haag, PAI transformed The Hague into an urban playground for the participants to choose their own adventure.

The results of these adventures, as well pictures of a harmless urban intervention before, during and after NSS 2014, are in this fascinating issue of +HIP.

All the +HIP issues are accessible online through Issuu.
The original call for this competition of +HIP is here.

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2013 | Alie{n}-nation

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This special, themed 3rd call for of +HIP called upon the people of The Hague to photograph, sketch, paint or otherwise (re)present ideas about the alien and alienation in and around the city. These could be statues, dioramas, actors, ETs or anything else that can be (or has been) placed in a place or a space with some significance for INCLUSION, exclusion, VIOLENCE, right, JUSTICE.

An online issue is not available.
The original call for this competition of +HIP is here.

2012 | Figur{in}es The Hague

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Above are the results of the call for submission for +HIP call no. 2, 'Figur{in}es The Hague'.
This special, themed issue of +HIP - which LEGO generously sponsored, called upon the people of The Hague to photograph, sketch, paint or otherwise (re)present figures or figurines in and around the city. These could be statues, dioramas, lego-people, or anything else that can be (or has been) placed in a place or a space with some significance for war, peace, justice, sustainability, capital.

PAI congratulates Chris Terwisscha van Scheltinga and Luc van der Stegen with their winning entry.
The original call for this competition of +HIP is here.

issue 1, August 2012 | The Inaugural Issue

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In this inaugural issue, the result of submissions made in the first months of 2012, the city of The ­Hague is portrayed through the categories of people, places, movement and things; we see some of The Hague's defining venues, details of buildings and construction sites, people engaging with the city, and people disengaging with the city. We were especially interested to see the range and breadth of images produced, including some which situated themselves in the space between photography and graphic design. Our winner even made use of his own, custom-made camera to create such strikingly original cityscapes. At the exhibition of the images in the famous Pulchri Studios on the Lange Voorhout, it was great to see how people other than the photographers could then engage with the pictures; examples of their creative defacements are also included here.
Our other +HIP issues are accessible online on Issuu
The original call for this issue of +HIP is here.

winners inaugural edition

winner
Panagiotis Tomaras
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This amazing picture, which was submitted in the ‘places’ category, was taken by Panagiotis Tomaras on a special, home-made camera. Panagiotis, who was present at our opening event on 18 February, won a Canon Powershot SX230. You can see the full-size image if you click on the picture. Remember to acknowledge PAI and Panagiotis if you steal it …
runner up
Jori Wefer
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This exciting image, ‘The Hague Deciphered,’ was created by LUC student, Jori Wefer, utilizing captured letters from around the city. Jori won a copy of the innovative book, ‘The Art of Looking Sideways,’ by Alan Fletcher. You can see the full-size image if you click on the picture. Remember to acknowledge PAI and Wefer if you steal it …



For more details about the PAI opening event at which both winners of this first +HIP contest were announced, go here.

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