Curriculum Vitae


STUDIES / INTERNERSHIPS:

2012 Magnum Mentorship, Singapore (June-October)
2008-2010 MFA, Master of Documentary Photography AKV / St. Joost Academy, Breda
2006 Participant at World Press Photo and ASEF workshop in Manilla, Philippines
2001-2006 Royal Academy of Art, The Hague


EXHIBITIONS

2018
The Migrant, Krakow Photofestival, Poland
The Migrant, Kranenburgh, Bergen
Zondvloed, Bijbelsmuseum, Amsterdam

2017
‘In my dreams I want to become a tourist”, WTC Amsterdam (solo exhibition)
‘In the beginning no bird sang', Format festival, England

2016
‘In my dreams I want to become a tourist’ Fotodok, Utrecht,
'In my dreams I want to become a tourist’, Public Library, Amsterdam (solo exhibition)
'In my dreams I want to become a tourist’, World Trade Center, Amsterdam and The Hague (solo exhibition)
'In my dreams I want to become a tourist’, Humanity House, The Hague (solo exhibition)

2014
‘On the Move’, Stedelijk museum, Amsterdam
‘Only in Burundi’ Encontros da Imagem, Portugal (solo exhibition)
‘Only in Burundi’, World Trade Center, Amsterdam (solo exhibition)
‘In the beginning no bird sang’, Public Library, IJburg and Almere (solo exhibition)
‘Dutch Doc Photo Award’, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam
‘Amsterdam Fashion Art & Design 2014’, Amsterdam
‘In the beginning no bird sang’, Fotografia Europea Festival, Italy
‘Only in Burundi’, MOMA Tbilisi, Georgië

2013
‘In the beginning no bird sang’, Arcam, Amsterdam (solo exhibition)
‘Prospects & Concepts’, Lantarenvenster, Rotterdam Exhibition
‘Nouvelle découverte 2013’, Paris Photo, Galerie Agnes B, Parijs
‘Only in Burundi’, French Cultural Center, Bujumbura, Burundi (solo exhibition)
‘Only in Burundi’, Photoville, New York (solo exhibition)
‘Only in Burundi’, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam
‘Mi Casa es su Casa’, Public Library, Rotterdam

2012

‘Magnum Showcase’, Arthouse, Singapore
‘Collective d’ hiver’, Galerie Agnes B, Paris
‘Mi Casa su Casa’, Museon, Den Haag

2011

Filmviewing ‘Door geleende ogen / deel 1’, De Balie, Amsterdam

2010

Filmviewing ‘Door geleende ogen / deel 1’, Accatone galerie, Parijs
‘Masters 2010’, Breda Museum, Breda
‘Gate 10’, Fondazione Fotografia, Modena, Italy
‘Collective d’été’, Galerie Agnes B, Paris


NOMINATIONS, GRANTS & ACQUISITIONS

2018

Nomination for the Golden Calf, Dutch Film Festival, Utrecht
Project grant Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK) for ‘The Migrant’
Project grant Mondriaan for the Migrant.
Project grant Stimuleringsfonds/ Filmfonds for ‘The Migrant’

2016

Project grant Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK) for ‘In my dreams’
Project grant Stroom, The Hague for ‘In my dreams’
Miap fellowship project grant ‘In my dreams’.

2014

Nominations for de Dutch Doc Award 2014 short list (‘Only in Burundi’) and long list (‘In the beginning no bird sang’)
Work acquired by Stichting Fotodok, Public Library of Amsterdam, Heineken Africa Foundation, Executive Health Management.

2013

Project grant Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK) for ‘In the beginning no bird sang’
Work acquired by Akzo Nobel Art Foundation


OTHER ARCTIVITIES
2015 Co-founder Docking Station, a new photography platform in Amsterdam.
2008 – present: I teach regularly at different art academies and give workshops on documentary strategies. I do portfolio reviews at Photofestival Arles, Fotopub Slovenia and Belfast Photofestival.