Vulnerable nudity against perfection’ is the message behind
Naked The Hague. Following in the footsteps of Rotterdam, photo –
grapher Leon Schröder (59) now people in The Hague who
want to expose themselves literally and figuratively. To show
what normal bodies look like. No Filters. From young to
Den Haag Nude – Den Haag in the nude
For a news item at Omroep West, Leon Schröder was interviewed about his new project Naked The Hague. Naked The Hague is a photo project with the theme ‘body image.
THE HAGUE – Photographer Leon Schröder is looking for 250 residents of The Hague who want to pose naked for a new book. He is looking for all kind of people. ‘Bodies that do not meet the standard of perfection as we are imposed’, he explains. “We’ve become so insecure and unhappy with the way we look that we think we’re not normal.”
This is why a project like this is so important. What a pity if you don’t feel comfortable with your body.
Den Haag in the nude
Photographer Leon Schröder is looking for residents of The Hague who want to undress for his book ‘Naked The Hague’. “Everyone has to be perfect these days, but that’s totally
impossible”. Den Haag bloot
The Naked The Hague site is live!
“People often react that they will never pose naked,” Leon Schröder knows from experience. He is a photographer, teacher at The Hague University of Applied Sciences, creator of the book Naked Rotterdam and busy with the making of Naked The Hague. “People are afraid it would be bad for your reputation. But how cool is it when, for example, an alderman or anyone else poses proudly, vulnerable and naked. That’s quite a statement!”
During the radio program ‘West Wordt Wakker’, presented by Tjeerd Spoor and Jorinda Teeuwen, Leon Schröder was interviewed about his new project Naked The Hague. Naked The Hague is a photo project with the theme ‘body image.
The hunt for participants and a suitable space for shooting.
‘Good Things Coming My Way!’ If you think being insecure about your own body image typically only applies to women, you’re wrong. In recent years, men have become more and more aware of how they look. As a result, the number of men who have a negative self-image has also grown. Until I was about […]
What if..? The plan to start Naked The Hague dates back to 2018, so right after Naked Rotterdam. That is also logical given the fact that the project in Rotterdam has had such an tremendous impact on me. Still, it didn’t get any further than fantasizing about ‘what if…?’ In 2021 the switch turned for […]