Born 1972, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Lives and works in Amsterdam


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:

Hot Mirror, Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, UK

Roxane II, Stevenson, Cape Town, South Africa
She, Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan, Italy
Lexicon, Foto Kunst Stadtforum, Innsbruck, Austria
Umbra, Fotografiska, Stockholm, Sweden
Umbra, House of Photography, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
Of Mud and Lotus, Stevenson, Johannesburg, South Africa
Umbra, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA

Lexicon, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway

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

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

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

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

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

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

Flamboya, Galerie van den Berge, Goes, The Netherlands

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

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

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

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

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

Selected group exhibitions:

Biennial of the Possible Image, Liège, Belgium
The Creative Mind: Eight Artists Photograph Themselves, Galerie Caroline O’breen, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Blue Black, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis, USA
Blurred Lines: A Matter of Attitude, Ulster Museum, Belfast, UK
The New Parthenon, Stevenson, Cape Town, South Africa
Sea Views, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
A Painting Today, Stevenson, Cape Town, South Africa

In These Shadows, Casemore Kirkeby Gallery, San Francisco
Exchange, Galerie Hans Mayer, Düsseldorf
Cause the grass don’t grow and the sky ain’t blue, Praz-Dalavallade, Paris
Dutch Identity Nederlandse Portret Fotografie nu, Zwolle, Netherlands
Freundschaftsspiel Istanbul-Freiburg, Museum für Neue Kunst Freiburg, Germany

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Gold Medal Deutsche Fotobuchpreis for best photobook 2016 “Umbra”, Stuttgart, Germany

Arts Award of the city of Leinfelden-Echterdingen
David Octavius Hill Award, Deutsche Fotografische Akademie, Stuttgart, Germany
The Society’s Honorary Fellowship award 2015, The Royal Photographic Society , Bath, United Kingdom
Deutsche Börse Prize, nominee, London, UK

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

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

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

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