Factory building, viewed from the exterior

Live tour: the Impossible Project factory 2015 in Enschede

Come with me on 22 May 2015 on a tour of the Impossible Project instant film factory and the city of Enschede in The Netherlands.

I will be visiting Enschede (pronounced ‘N-ska-day ) and posting on Twitter during the day. Our journey begins at 9:00 CEST (convert to your local time), the day trip will last until around 18:00.

The two-hour factory tour starts at 13:30 CEST (convert). I will be on the look out for insights and what’s new at the factory. (Updates will depend on wi-fi connections; it will be part experimental so please bear with me.)

Take the trip and follow the tour on Twitter #tour522 in real-time on Friday 22 May:

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Tim Rudman preparing for an exhibition of his photographic prints. Photo: Viviane Li

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