CV

Born 1972, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Lives and works in Amsterdam

Education:
1996–97 Masters education Ateliers Arnhem, fine arts, Arnhem, the Netherlands
1992–96 Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, photography, Utrecht, the Netherlands
1990–92 Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Arnhem, fashion design, Arnhem, the Netherlands


Solo exhibitions:
2016
Lexicon, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway

2015
Umbra, Atelier Néerlandais, Paris, France
Pikin Slee, Etan&Me, Museum Hilversum, Netherlands
Pikin Slee, CentrePasquArt, Biel, Zwitsterland
Pikin Slee, Institute of Contemporary Art London, Great-Britain

2014
In and Out of Fashion / Analemma, The Photographer’s Gallery London, Great-Britain
In and Out of Fashion, Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switserland
Lexicon and Pikin Slee , GP Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Lexicon , Moontower Foundation (Rebecca Horn ), Germany
Lexicon, City Gallery, Wellington , New Zealand
In and Out of Fashion, Fotografie Forum Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Umbra, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Pikin Slee and Etan&Me, Stevenson Gallery , Capetown, South-Africa
In and Out of Fashion, André Leon Talley Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia, USA

2013
Pikin Slee, Unseen Photo Fair, Stevenson Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
In and Out of Fashion, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
In and Out of Fashion, Les Rencontres d’Arles Photo Festival, Arles, France
In and Out of Fashion, Huis Marseille Museum for Photography, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Three Magi, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg, Germany

2012
In and Out of Fashion, Huis Marseille Museum for Photography, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
There There, Crawford Gallery, Cork, Ireland
Youth Code, Photo Biennale Daegu, Daegu, Korea
Parasomnia, Stevenson, Cape Town

2011
Sketches & Flamboya, Fotohof, Salzburg, Austria
Parasomnia, Motive Gallery, Amsterdam

2010
Moshi, Michael Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town, South-Africa
Sketches & Flamboya, Kominek Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Flamboya, Musee Chateau d’Eau, Toulouse, France
Flamboya, Danziger Projects, New York, USA
Flamboya, FORMA, Milano, Italy

2009
Flamboya, Galerie van den Berge, Goes, The Netherlands

2008
Flamboya, FOAM photography museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Flamboya, De Gang, Haarlem, The Netherlands

2007
As the crow flies, Museum Jan Cunen, Oss, The Netherlands

2006
Die son sien alles, Motive Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2005
Realm, i.c.w. Emmeline de Mooij, Motive Gallery, Amsterdam

2001
I see you gorgeous blossom special, Fotofestival Naarden, Naarden Vesting, the Netherlands


Selected group exhibitions:
2016
Dutch Identity Nederlandse Portret Fotografie nu, Zwolle, Netherlands

2015
Umbra, Deutsche Börse Prize, MMK Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Umbra, Deutsche Börse Prize, TPG London , Great­ Britain
Deutsche Börse Prize, TPG gallery London, UK
Ray DE 2015, Museum Angewandtekunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
When I give , I give myself, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2014
Photofestival 2014, Knokke-Heist, Belgium
Modern Times, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Where there’s smoke, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Kunst & Textil, Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany

2013
The Encyclopedic Palace, 55th Venice Biennale, Italy
A Sculptural Premise, Stevenson, Cape Town
Art and Textile: Fabric as Material and Concept in Modern Art from Klimt to the Present, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
The Photographic Eye, FRAC Auvergne, France
The Rediscovery of the world, Huis Marseille Museum for Photography, Amsterdam
Chambres des Canaux: The Tolerant Home, Amsterdam
Oranje, Schlifka-Molina Gallery , Buenos Aires
43 Salon (inter) Naçional de Artistas, Museo de Atioquia, Medellin, Colombia

2012
Young People, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
Africa: Photographs and video from the Martin Margulies Collection, Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Edison State College, Florida
Through an Open Window – Contemporary Art from the Rabo Art Collection, Institut Neérlandais, Paris
There There, Cork, Ireland
Daegu Photo Biennale, South Korea
Photomonth Festival, Krakow, Poland
Six Yards: Guaranteed Dutch Design, Museum for Modern Art, Arnhem

2011
What we talk about when we talk about love, Stevenson, Cape Town, South Africa
New Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Parasomnia, Motive Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
‘No fashion please’, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
Figure and Ground: Dynamic Landscape, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art as part of the Contact Photography Festival

2010
Africa, The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Miami, USA
Shadow Dance, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Lagos Photo, Lagos, Nigeria
Flamboya, Brighton Photo Biennial, curated by Martin Parr, Brighton, UK

2008
Cover Project, Art Aids, i.c.w Martine Stig, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2007
Festival International de Mode & de Photographie, Villa Noailles, Hyeres, France
Art Rotterdam, Motive Gallery
Dutch Fantasy – Nouvelles images de mode Néerlandaises, Institute Neerlandais, Paris, France

2006
Spooky, Het Gebouw, Utrecht, the Netherlands
Artissima, Motive Gallery, Turin,
Italy
FIAC, Motive Gallery, Paris
Die Liebe zum Licht, Stadtiche Galerie, Delmenhorst, Germany
Die Liebe zum licht, Robert Simon Stiftung, Celle, Germany
Art Rotterdam, Motive Gallery

2005
CBK Dordrecht, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Art Cologne, Motive Gallery, Germany
Art Rotterdam, Motive Gallery, , the Netherlands

2003
Rotterdam Design Prijs, Museum Booijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

2002
Flowers, Wetering Galerie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Frozen Fountain, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2001
Me and Them, Playstation, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Goeie foto’s, Aschenbach & Hofland galleries, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2000
Portretten uit de twintigste eeuw, Galerie 2,5 x 4,5 Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Visions, Sec presentatie, Antwerpen, Belgium
Kinship, Amsterdam Centrum voor Fotografie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Sec, Nederlands Foto Instituut, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

1999
Deep Flat, Begane Grond, Utrecht, the Netherlands
Tegenlicht, Paraplufabriek, Nijmegen, the Netherlands


Awards:
2015
The Society’s Honorary Fellowship award 2015, The Royal Photographic Society , Bath, United Kingdom
Gold Medal Deutsche Fotobuchpreis for best photobook 2016 “Umbra”, Stuttgart, Germany
Deutsche Börse Prize, nominee, London, UK David Octavius Hill Award, Deutsche Fotografische Akademie, Stuttgart, Germany
2013
Gold Medal Deutsche Fotobuchpreis for best photobook 2013 “In and Out of Fashion”, Stuttgart, Germany
Kees Scherer Award for best photobook 2013 “In and Out of Fashion”, Kees Scherer Foundation, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2011
Infinity Award for Applied/Fashion/Advertising Photography, International Centre of Photography, New York

2009
Paris Photo, Motive Gallery, Paris, France (nomination BMW prize)
Finalist Best Book Award for Flamboya, Rencontres-Arles, France
Finalist Kees Scherer prize for Flamboya, Fotofestival Naarden, The Netherlands

2007
Art Amsterdam, Motive Gallery (nomination Thieme Art Award), the Netherlands
Nomination KLM Paul Huf Award, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Prix de Rome, The Netherlands


Bibliography:
2015
Lexicon (Art beat Publisher , ISBN: 978-4-902080-48-3)

2014
Umbra. i.c.w. Maria Barnas (Oodee Publishing, ISBN: 978-0-9570389-50)
Pikin Slee (Prestel ISBN: 978-3-7913-4953-4)

2013
Etan&Me (Oodee Publishing , ISBN 978-0-9570389-4-3)

2012
In and out of fashion (Prestel, ISBN 978-3-7913-4828-5)
Roxane (Oodee Publishing, ISBN 978-0-9570389-1-2)

2011
Die Son Sien Alles (Libraryman, ISBN 978-91-86269-19-7)
Parasomnia (Prestel, ISBN 978-3-7913-4521-5)

2010
Sketches (Kominek)

2009
Sol & Luna (Libraryman, ISBN 978-91-86269-24-1)
A day in the life of (Libraryman, ISBN 978-91-86269-04-3)

2008
Flamboya (Contrasto, ISBN 978-88-6965-139-7)