Growing up I always thought I was going to be a dancer. Even though I learned that my body wasn’t able to take me there, I did form an intimate relationship with the human body’s ability to express. Which was something that I felt was missing in my life after dancing wasn’t an option for me anymore. For 6 years I felt incredibly lost in my skin, searching for a way to meet myself in my human form again. Teaching myself the art of photography was the key to achieving that. It gave me the opportunity to explore the human essence, body and form, and transfigure what I discovered into art that embodies both the light and dark sides of my being.

Even though my work is purely photographic, I look at bodies more like a sculptor than a photographer. While shooting in my studio I create abstract shapes and forms without actually changing anything about the body itself. I am highly inspired by the dancers, sculptors and the principles of Surrealism, but I rarely prepare for a shoot. The conversations I have with the people I photograph are my biggest inspiration and will determine what I will capture. I strive to create a distant reality through aesthetically abstracting the human form in order to not only see the body for what it is, but also all the things it could possibly become.

A C H I E V E M E N T S

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Fresh Eyes Talent (Europe)
LifeFramer Open Call Editors Pick

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Haute Photographie selected talent (NL)
GUP NEW Talent, Cover Competition Winner (NL)
Gup Magazine “Talent of the Year” Finalist (NL)
Top 13 Best Music Photographers, Red Bull (NL)

E X H I B I T I O N S

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Paris Photo Art Fair, Paris (FR)
Photo Basel Art Fair, Basel (CH)
KunstRai Art Fair, Amsterdam (NL)
Group Land Escapes at Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)
Group Women by Women at Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)

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Haute Photographie Fair, Rotterdam (NL)
A Private Collection; NUDE, Rotterdam (NL)
Fresh Eyes Photo Fair at Westergas, Amsterdam (NL)
Facade exhibition at Paradiso, Amsterdam (NL)
Group Presents at Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)

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Group GUP NEW at Westergas, Amsterdam (NL)

P U B L I C A T I O N S

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PhotoNostrum Magazine | click here to read the interview: ↗
Harpers Bazaar Powercast | click here to listen︎︎︎ to the podcast: ↗
ELLE Magazine

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Fonk Magazine
FD Persoonlijk
Het Parool
PF Magazine
GUP NEW | click here to read︎︎︎ the interview: ↗
GUP NEW x Pakhuis De Zwijger | click here to watch︎︎︎ the interview: ↗
NUDE Photo Book
Fresh Eyes 2021 Photo Book

Daily Paper

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