NEWS


08/2016: Imago Mundi Collection by Benetton

I've worked on a special piece for the Imago Mundi Collection by Benetton. This collection will be on show later this year and will travel to several venues. The exhibition will also be accompanied by a publication of the collection.


08/2016: Portrait Sabine van der Vooren

Portrait of artist Sabine van der Vooren as part of her project "Ik ben het allemaal zelf". In this project she investigates what we actually see in a portrait, the identity of the photographer, the sitter or something in between.

For this project she is photographed by several photographers, the results can be seen here.


06/2016: Portrait Bart Koppe

Portrait of new media artist Bart Koppe. I photographed him in his cabin on an island just outside of Rotterdam. He comes here in the weekends to retreat from the city life and enjoy nature, stars and bonfires.   


06/2016: Portrait of artist Fenna de Vries

Artist Fenna de Vries and I shared a house for about a year in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. I took this portrait of her the first time we saw each other after I moved out. The photograph is taken in the hotel where she's a waiter to support her artistic practice. For me, the photo not only represents the split-second I took it, but also as a memory of the time we lived together.


04/2016: 5 Great Dutch Photographers

Dodho Magazine featured me in their
article about 5 Great Dutch Photographers.  

Click here to see the article.


01/2016: Winner Local Favorite 2015 Award + interview

 I am very thankful for receiving a Research & Development Grant from the Centre for Visual Arts Rotterdam. With this grant I get the opportunity to continue working on my project Landslide in my mind.


01/2016: Winner Local Favorite 2015 Award + interview

I am glad to announce I am the winner of the
Local Favorite 2015 Award by The Culture Trip. In the accompanying interview you can read more about my  inspiration, current project and my plans for the future.

Read the interview here.


01/2016: Commissioned portrait of Frank Boeijen

For the January edition of the Boekenkrant I photographed singer-songwriter Frank Boeijen.


01/2016: Commissioned portrait of Elwin Goedgedrag

Hogeschool Rotterdam commissioned me to portrait volunteer at The Depression Support Group Elwin Goedgedrag. 


12/2015: Commissioned portrait of Sara Kroos

For the December edition of the Boekenkrant I was commissioned to photograph comedian Sara Kroos.


12/2015: Commissioned portrait of Zoë Agasi

Hogeschool Rotterdam commissioned me to
portrait Dutch national rugby team player Zoë Agasi.


11/2015: Commission for Young Swiss Magazine #08

Young Swiss Magazine commissioned me for their issue about parents. For this edition I photographed midwife Esseline Beek.


11/2015: Commissioned portrait Arjan Postma

For the November edition of the Boekenkrant I photographed forest ranger Arjan Postma.


10/2015: Commissioned portrait Novastar

For the October edition of the Boekenkrant I photographed Antwerp based singer-songwriter Novastar.


09/2015: Photo Kathmandu

My work has been selected for Photo Kathmandu!  The God Machine will be on show at this photo festival in Kathmandu, Nepal from November 3 – 9.

Website Kathmandu


08/2015: Fontanel Catch Up

It’s been a little over a year since I have graduated from the art academy. In this interview I am catching up with Fontanel about life after graduation.

Click here for the interview (Dutch only)


08/2015: Commissioned portrait Armand

For the August edition of the Boekenkrant I photographed Dutch singer-songwriter Armand. Take a look at the full article and photographs in this months edition.


07/2015: New personal work

I’ve finished the second photograph from my new personal project Landslide in my mind. In this project I examine the transformation of my own memories from a period of isolation.

I am working in my studio on more photographs which I will post as soon as I have finished them.


07/2015: Portrait Sanne Wallis de Vries

For the July edition of the Boekenkrant I photographed Dutch actrice and comedian Sanne Wallis de Vries. Take a look at the full article and photographs in this months edition.


07/2015: New personal work

These past months I’ve worked hard on a new project with a different approach of creating photographs. Here is the first photograph from the project Landslide in my mind.


06/2015: Presenting new work at ZERP Gallery

On June 21 the group exhibition Day / Night / Day will open at the ZERP Gallery. Here I will present two new works from my new project ‘Landslide in my mind’.

Please feel free to join us at the opening at 15:00. The exhibition will run until July 19.


06/2015: WeTransfer Featured Artist Programme

I am happy to announce I am part of the WeTransfer Featured Artist Programme. You can send your files with my work as a background in WeTransfer by using this link.


05/2015: Nominated for the Henri Winkelman Award

I am very honored to be nominated for the Henri Winkelman Award. The winner of this young creative entrepreneur award will be announced on June 4, 2015.


05/2015: Portrait Maaike Ouboter

For the May edition of the Boekenkrant I was commissioned to make a portrait of singer-songwriter Maaike Ouboter.


04/2015: CONCRETE HEAT for KLIJS&BOON S/S '15

For the Spring/Summer ’15 collection of KLIJS & BOON I worked together with art director Loes Linders on ‘CONCRETE HEAT’


04/2015: Portrait Lucky Fonz III

For the April edition of the Boekenkrant I
photographed Dutch singer songwriter Lucky Fonz III. 


04/2015: Featured on We Heart

The God Machine is featured on We Heart with an interesting text by executive editor Rob Wilkes.

View the publication here.


03/2015: Publication De Verderkijker

The God Machine exhibition in Ekko is accompanied by De Verderkijker magazine which is out now. 

In this beautifully designed magazine by Sophia Twigt and Anne van Mourik you’ll find more information about my projects and working methods.


03/2015: Copenhagen Photo Festival

The God Machine will be on show at the
Copenhagen Photo Festival. The festival will
run from June 4 – 14 in Copenhagen, Denmark.


03/2015: The God Machine exhibition in Utrecht

The God Machine is on show in Ekko in Utrecht (NL).
The exhibition will run from March 16 – May 16, 2015.


03/2015: Featured in Top 10 Emerging Dutch Artist

The Culture Trip featured me in the top 10
Emerging Dutch Artists. Take a look at the article here.


03/2015: Portrait Gerdi Verbeet

For the March edition of the Boekenkrant I was commissioned to make a portrait of Gerdi Verbeet. Take a look at the full article and photographs in this months edition.


03/2015: Commission Hogeschool Rotterdam

The Hogeschool Rotterdam commissioned
me to make a portrait of Veenand Soebhag.


02/2015: Published in Fontanel Dutch Design Talents 2014

My graduation project The God Machine is published in the first edition of Fontanel Dutch Design Talents. This 208-page hardcover book showcases the best graduation projects of 2014 and includes interviews and work of all the 19 talents and other professionals from the creative industry.

You can order the book here: http://book.fontanel.nl/


02/2015: Published in the Art Rotterdam 2015 catalogue

The God Machine #15 is published in the Art Rotterdam 2015 catalogue.


02/2015: The God Machine is on show at Art Rotterdam

Van Nellefabriek, Rotterdam. My graduation project The God Machine is on show at ZERP Gallery.


02/2015: Portrait Jan Terlouw in the Boekenkrant

For the February edition of the Boekenkrant I photographed Jan Terlouw. Take a look at the full article and photographs in this months edition.


01/2015: Making of The God Machine released

Last year I photographed my graduation project The God Machine together with a team of great people. Take a look to get an impression of how we created this body of work.

Watch the movie here.


12/2014: Michael Pilarczyk for Boekenkrant

For the December edition of the Boekenkrant I was commissioned to portrait Michael Pilarczyk. Take a look at the full article and photographs in this months edition.


11/2014: Published on Thisispaper

The Constellations of Winter is published on Thisispaper.


11/2014: Published in the PAN Amsterdam 2014 Catalogue

The Constellations of Winter 1 is published
in the PAN Amsterdam 2014 catalogue.

Buy your copy at PAN Amsterdam or take a look here.


11/2014: Art Rotterdam 2015

The God Machine will be on show at Art Rotterdam 2015.


11/2014: Salon ZERP Exhibition

The Constellations of Winter will be part
of the Salon ZERP group exhibition.

Date: Dec 14, 2014 – Jan 25, 2015
Location: ZERP Gallery, Rotterdam


11/2014: Black Frost for KLIJS & BOON A/W '14

For the A/W ’14 collection of KLIJS & BOON I worked together with art director Loes Linders on ‘Black Frost’


11/2014: Portrait Janny van der Heijden in the Boekenkrant

For the November edition of the Boekenkrant I was commissioned to portrait Janny van der Heijden. Take a look at the full article and photographs in this months edition.


10/2014: Publication HP/DE TIJD

HP/DE TIJD published an article about The God Machine.

Read the article (Dutch) here.


10/2014: De Grote Rotterdamse Kunstkalender 2015

De Grote Rotterdamse Kunstkalender selected The God Machine for the 2015 edition. 


10/2014: Portrait Peter van Uhm in the Boekenkrant

For the October edition of the Boekenkrant I photographed ex Chief of Defence Peter van Uhm. Take a look at the full article and photographs in this months edition.


09/2014: PAN Amsterdam

Part of The Constellations of Winter
will be on show at PAN Amsterdam.

Date: Nov 23 – 30, 2014
Location: Amsterdam RAI


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09/2014: Published in Algemeen Dagblad

Algemeen Dagblad (Dutch newspaper) published an article
on De Kracht van Rotterdam including my work for this project.


09/2014: Interview New Dawn

The Dutch photography paper New Dawn
interviewed me about The God Machine.

You can read the interview (Dutch) here.


08/2014: Selected as Fontanel Finals Young Talents 2014

I am excited to announce that Fontanel Magazine selected me as one of the Fontanel Finals Young Talents 2014.

You can read the interview (Dutch) here.


08/2014: Joined ZERP Gallery

I am really excited to announce I joined the Rotterdam based ZERP Gallery. From now on they represent me and my work and we are working on a lot of exciting stuff.


08/2014: Published on GUP Magazine

The God Machine is featured on GUP Magazine.

View the publication here.


08/2014: Postcards De Kracht van Rotterdam

De Kracht van Rotterdam postcards are out now.

For sale at Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam.


07/2014: Commission De Kracht van Rotterdam

For the 2014 edition of De Kracht van Rotterdam I was commissioned to photograph in the city centre of Rotterdam. I made a series of portraits of people  who fascinated me with their faith and determination.

The exhibition opens on September 12, 2014 in the Stadsschouwburg.


07/2014: Commission KLIJS&BOON

For the 2014 summer collection of KLIJS en BOON I worked together with art director Loes Linders on ‘Running Circles’.


07/2014: Published on Thisispaper

The God Machine is published on Thisispaper.


06/2014: New body of work online

My graduation project The God Machine is online.


06/2014: Published in NRC Next

The God Machine is published in NRC Next.


06/2014: Published on Juxtapoz Magazine

Ending Stories is published on Juxtapoz Magazine.

View the publication here.


06/2014: Published on Fontanel

The Constellations of Winter is published on Fontanel. 


06/2014: Published on Creative Boom

Ending Stories is published on Creative Boom.

View the publication here.


06/2014: Interview De Donkere kamer

On June 4 I'll be interviewed about my graduation project at De Donkere Kamer #3.

Location: LantarenVenster, Rotterdam. Start 20:00


06/2014: Interview with Jack Wouterse

Jack Wouterse interviewed me about my graduation project for his TV show Moois.

On TV on June 12, 17:30, RTV Rijnmond.


05/2014: Selected for De Kracht van Rotterdam

I am selected for De Kracht van Rotterdam. Together with 11 other photographers we will portray our city during 24 hours. The Results will be on show throughout the city, opening September 12. 

View the website here. 


04/2014: Published on GUP Magazine

The Constellations of Winter is published on GUP Magazine. 

View the publication here. 


04/2014: Published on Thisispaper

Ending Stories is published on Thisispaper.


03/2014: Published on Newdawn

The Constellations of Winter is published on Newdawn. 

View the article and (Dutch) text here. 


02/2014: Published in Spanish Dodho Magazine

The Constellations of Winter is published
in the Spanish Dodho Magazine.

View the publication here.


01/2014: Published on ILOVETHATPHOTO

The Constellations of Winter and an interview
with me is featured on ILOVETHATPHOTO.


09/2013: My first international exhibition! 

‘Ending Stories’ will be part of the
Front Lines exhibition in the Leo Koo Gallery .

The opening is on October 3 at 19:30.

Location: Leo Koo Gallery, Vancouver, CA


07/2013: AMFI Fashion Transit Exhibition

‘In the midst of winter I finally learned there was in me an invicible summer’, created in collaboration with May Putman Cramer as part of her graduation project, is on show at the AMFI Fashion Transit on July 5.

Location: World Fashion Centre, Amsterdam, NL


06/2013: Young Talents Exhibition

‘Jan / Elise’ will be on show from July 5 – July 14 at the Young Talents Exhibition in the Mini Mall.

The opening will be on July 5, starting at 16:00.


06/2013: De Aanschouw Exhibition

‘Mark’ will be exhibited in De Aanschouw from June 27 – July 4 2013.

The work will be presented on June 27 at 20:00.

Location: De Aanschouw, Rotterdam, NL