The Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu, FIN
September 22th - November 12th 2017
OBA De Hallen, Amsterdam, NL
November 1st -December 31th 2017
07/2017: Feature On Art and Aesthetics
On Art and Aesthetics featured my project ‘The God Machine’ accompanied by an interesting text about the project written by founder Tulika Bahadur.
07/2017: Featured in Der Greif #10
My work ‘Landslide in my mind’ is featured in the anniversary-issue of Der Greif. To order your copy of the magazine please visit their website.
07/2017: Made in Europe - VPRO Gids
The VPRO Gids decided to make a special publication for the Made in Europe interview series. I had the pleasure of meeting and photographing very interesting and inspiring people such as Jan Cremer, Ruben L. Oppenheimer and Johan Simons. Very happy with this beautiful publication!
06/2017: Shortlist Royal Photographic Society
My portrait of Veerle has been shortlisted for the Royal Photographic Society International Photography Exhibition. If selected, the work will be on show in a group exhibition throughout the UK, opening at PHOTOBLOCK, London.
06/2017: Exhibition ZERP Gallery
From June 11th until July 9th the group exhibition ‘Out of focus’ will be on show at the ZERP Gallery, Rotterdam. My project ‘Landslide in my mind’ will also be part of this exhibition.
06/2017: Marnix Kluiters for Hogeschool Rotterdam
For the Hogeschool Rotterdam I photographed student Marnix Kluiters. Three years ago, he became functionally blind because of the eye disease 'Leber'. He managed to adapt to this situation by using multiple technologies. He watches every match of his favourite football club Feyenoord in the stadium while listening to the radio broadcast, this way he can follow the game. He goes skiing with a coach behind him, communicating to him what to do. He also succeeded in climbing the Breithorn in the Alps this way.
05/2017: Benjo Maso for De Arbeiderpers
I’ve photographed writer and sociologist Benjo Maso for publisher De Arbeiderspers for his book ‘The Sweat of the Gods’ about the sociology of professional cycle racing.
05/2017: Imago Mundi by the Benetton Foundation
I've worked on a special piece for the Imago Mundi Collection by the Benetton Foundation. From now on, this collection is permanently on show at the Benetton Foundation in Treviso, Italy.
05/2017: Exhibition De Balie
From May 2nd until June 1st my work ‘Landslide in my mind' is on show at De Balie in Amsterdam.
04/2017: Campaign Nationaal Jeugd Orkest
For the campaign of the Nationaal Jeugd Orkest I photographed the talented Dutch cellist Ella van Poucke.
04/2017: Exhibition Zerp Gallery
This June I will take part in a group exhibition in the Zerp Gallery where I will show my project ‘Landslide in my mind’
Opening on June 11, Zerp Gallery, Rotterdam
04/2017: Portrait of artist Eleonora Remmen
04/2017: Portrait of designer Hilde Speet
04/2017: Johan Simons for VPRO Gids
For the eighth and last part of the Dutch culture icon series for the VPRO Gids I photographed theatre director Johan Simons. I met the critically acclaimed director in his home close to the river, where he spends his weekends with his family. During the week he works in Germany as artistic director of the Ruhrtriennale.
03/2017: Eric de Vroedt for VPRO Gids
For the 7th part of the VPRO Gids series I photographed the new artistic director of the National Theatre Eric de Vroedt.
03/2017: Interview with Ralf S. Leerskov from Journal
Coming from a mutual appreciation for each others work, Ralf S. Leerskov and I did a two-way interview about working methods, inspiration and future plans.
03/2017: Willeke Alberti for VPRO Gids
For the 6th part of the Made in Europe series for the VPRO Gids I photographed singer Willeke Alberti.
03/2017: Pieter Kuijpers for VPRO Gids
I met Pieter Kuijpers in his Amsterdam home to photograph him for the Made in Europe serie for the VPRO Gids. Kuijpers was a director for over two decades and is now focused on producing movies and TV series.
03/2017: Portrait of Neske Beks for VPRO Gids
One day before writer and documentary maker Neske Beks migrated to Ibiza, we met at her home in a former monastery. I photographed her for this week's VPRO Gids for a series featuring Dutch culture icons.
02/2017: Portrait of Niña Weijers for VPRO Gids
For the third part of of the Made in Europe series by the VPRO Gids I photographed writer Niña Weijers in her Amsterdam home.
02/2017: Portrait of Ruben L. Oppenheimer for VPRO Gids
For the second part of of the Made in Europe series by the VPRO Gids I photographed cartoonist Ruben L. Oppenheimer in his hometown Maastricht.
02/2017:Rotterdam Photo exhibition
You can visit Rotterdam Photo where I am exhibiting my project ‘Landslide in my mind’ until Sunday. I hope to see you there to have a chat or a drink.
02/2017: Special mention VPRO Gids
Thanks to the VPRO Gids for giving me a special introduction on their website and the index page on the magazine.
02/2017: VPRO Gids Cover
For the VPRO Gids cover I photographed Belgium writer and documentary filmmaker Dimitri Verhulst.
02/2017: Portrait of Jan Cremer for VPRO Gids
The next 8 weeks I'll be photographing Dutch culture icons for the VPRO Gids. This is the first; artist and writer Jan Cremer.
02/2017: Portraits for De Kracht van Rotterdam
During Rotterdam Photo (February 9 -12) you have the chance to have your portrait taken by me. This event is hosted by De Kracht van Rotterdam. You can book your slot on their website.
Click here for the website.
01/2017: Forbes 30 under 30 candidate
I am happy to announce I am a candidate for the Forbes 30 under 30 Europe list in the arts category.
12/2016: Commissioned work for VPRO Gids
For this week’s VPRO Gids I have photographed Dutch internet pioneer and receiver of the first transatlantic email Piet Beertema.
12/2016: Portrait of Veerle in her Utrecht home
11/2016: New work 'Landslide in my mind'
I've finished the project titled 'Landslide in my mind'. On the project page you'll find more photographs and information about this body of work.
11/2016: A portrait of designer Marije Hellwich
10/2016: Featured on Dezeen
The Photographs I shot for the FysioPal project by Pauline van Dongen are now featured on Dezeen.
10/2016: Portrait Ilse Starkenburg for De Arbeiderspers
For publisher 'De Arbeiderspers' I have created the author portrait of Ilse Starkenburg for her upcoming collection of poems 'De boom valt op mij'.
10/2016: FysioPal for Pauline van Dongen Studio
For the Pauline van Dongen Studio I had the pleasure to photograph the campaign images for the FysioPal project.
FysioPal is a smart top that corrects the posture of the body. It aims to help avoid health issues and rehabilitate the body caused by incorrect postures and upper-body positions.
Read more about it here:
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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: 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
09/2014: Published in Algemeen Dagblad
Algemeen Dagblad (Dutch newspaper) published an article
on De Kracht van Rotterdam including my work for this project.
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.
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.
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.
04/2014: Published on GUP Magazine
The Constellations of Winter is published on GUP Magazine.
04/2014: Published on Thisispaper
Ending Stories is published on Thisispaper.
03/2014: Published on Newdawn
The Constellations of Winter is published on Newdawn.
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