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* January 31st 1978, Amersfoort, the Netherlands

Now/Coming up
September, UNSEEN, photo fair, Amsterdam
September, new publication: Kunstenaarsmoppen/Artist Jokes
Saterday 18th October, BASBOEK at 1st Antwerp Academy Art Book Fair, 10-5 pm, Antwerp, Belgium
Saterday 18th and Sunday 19th October, pilot for Museum voor Kor, Festival Roots in the Woods, guided tour designed with 5 other creatives
Friday 31st October at 5 pm, The Wall, presentation and book launch of Artist Jokes at Gigant, Apeldoorn
Sunday 7th December BASBOEK at Beurs van Bijzondere Uitgevers, Paradiso, Amsterdam
January 2015 PANORAMA FOENIX, project with discarded photos in corporation with second hand store Foenix in Apeldoorn
2015 Rijdend door Apeldoorn/Driving through Apeldoorn,
new project with historical photos of Apeldoorn in corporation with CODA Museum, Apeldoorn
2015
Launch of Museum voor Kor, an application for art in public space

Publications
2014  Artist Jokes / Kunstenaarsmoppen
2013  Scheldwoordenboek voor Kunstenaars (Curse Word Dictionary for Artists)
2012  WHAT TO DO / WAT TE DOEN, 2nd print
2012  Wandeling door Arnhem (Walk through Arnhem)
2011  Probleem kunst opgelost (Problem Art Solved)
2010  Visdraad

2010  Einmal um die Welt, 2nd print
2010  WAT TE DOEN
2009  Last Photos (series of 12 publications)
2009  I just arrived this morning
2008  Noon till noon
2007  Mislukte Ideeën
2006  Er is iets nieuws
2006  Einmal um die Welt
2004  Mijn broers reis in Indonesië
2004  Pocketcamera verkeerd om gehouden
2002  Vanuit Mijn Aquarium
2002  Bas’ Dubbele Boekhouding
2001  Bas als Vriend, een gebruiksaanwijzing
2001  Gedachten zonder CD
1999  Achterkant van Spiegel
1998  Zandkorrels uit Grintpad
1998  Eerste en Tweede Onvolledige Bundel

Education
2003 – 2006  Language and Image, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
1996 – 1999  Fine Art, Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU), Utrecht
1998 – 1999  Exchange student at Art School Weissensee, Berlin
1995 – 1996  Illustration, Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU), Utrecht

Courses
2014  Teaching Degree, University of Arts Utrecht (HKU)
2012  Determination of historical photographic and photomechanical processes, University of Leiden
2003  Movie, Art and Fashion, University of Amsterdam

Grants
2009  Basis stipend, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture
2000  Start stipend, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture

Presentations (selection)
2014  Winner of the 4th Sheffield International Artist’s Book Prize, solo, Sheffield, U.K.
2013  Undercover, groupshow, St. Petersburg, Russia
2013  BASEMENT SALE!, solo exhibition, ACEC, Apeldoorn
2012  Offprint Amsterdam, Westergasfabriek, during Unseen
2012  Problem Art Solved, solo exhibition and book launch 1646, The Hague
2011  Life is heart, group show, P.ART of your life, Zwolle

2011  Photo + Art Book, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
2010  Flachland festival, performance Daumenkino, Berlin, Germany
2010  Daumenkino – thumbcinema, group show, Bookartbookshop, London
2010  Quickscan, group show, Museum of Photography, Rotterdam
2009  Closer, performance, Meneer de Wit, Amsterdam
2008  A perfect book, group show, Amsterdam Center for Photography, Amsterdam
2008  Noon till Noon, solo exhibition, Rona Mathlener Projecten, Amsterdam
2007  Presentation of Failed Ideas at Lost & Found, de Waag, Amsterdam
2007  Young Land, group show, Anna Paulowna
2007  Solo exhibition and publication Failed Ideas, Dwaze Zaken, Amsterdam
2006  Lachen met KI-OSK, group show, Kunstenlab, Deventer
2006  Space Inside, group show, RC de Ruimte, IJmuiden
2006  Einmal um die Welt, book launch, Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam
2005  Rietveld naar de beurs, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam
2004  My brothers trip to Indonesia, solo presentation, Maritime Museum, Amsterdam
2004  Final Frontier, group show, HEDAH, Maastricht
2003  Young Art, group show, Amersfoort
2002  Bas’ Double Book Launch, solo presentation, Vivaria Paludaria and Ulyssus, Amsterdam
2002  Rariteitenkabinet, group show, Moira, Utrecht
2001  Cabinets Of Wishfull Thinking, group show, Retort, Amsterdam
2001  Young Talent, group show, Province House, Utrecht
2001  I just keep playing my bass parts, solo exhibition, Expodium, Utrecht
2000  Mix for Brainpan, duo show, H 408, Amsterdam
1999  Today No Goulashsoup, duo show, Monbijoupark, Berlin
1998  Fresh 2, group show, Academy Gallery, Utrecht

Teacher
2013  Photo course ‘Photography starts with looking’, Klein Berlijn, Apeldoorn
2012  Teacher Photography at Fine Art, Art Academy Utrecht (HKU) (till 2014)
2012  Guest teacher Graphic Design at Royal Academy of Art (KABK), The Hague
2012  Photography teacher at High School Apeldoorn
2011  Guest teacher at Fine Art, Art Academy Utrecht (HKU)

Collections
MACBA, Barcelona
MoMA, New York
Joan Flasch Collection, SAIC, Chicago
Netherlands Institute for Art History (RKD)

Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven
Huis Marseille, Amsterdam
Kremlin (advertising company), Amsterdam
Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Utrecht School of Arts (HKU), Utrecht
Dutch Museum of Photography, Rotterdam

Curator
2004  Utrecht Art Fair, Expodium, Utrecht

2003  Disco Salon, Expodium, Utrecht
2002  The Exporette, Expodium, Utrecht
2001  F.C. Expodium, Expodium, Utrecht

Nominations and Prizes
2014  Winner of the Fundacio Banc Sabadell with WHAT TO DO, Arts Libris, Barcelona
2013  The 4th Sheffield International Artist’s Book Prize, 1st prize for WHAT TO DO
2001  Prix de Rome, photography, nomination, Amsterdam
2001  Tweede Sybren Hellinga Art Prize, nomination, Art House SYB, Beetsterzwaag
1999  Young Talent II, Utrecht

Press
2013  De Stentor about my work
2012  De Gelderlander about Walk through Arnhem
2012  kM about Problem Art Solved
2012  Mister Motley about Problem Art Solved
2012  Metropolis M about Problem Art Solved
2012  Kunstbeeld about Problem Art Solved
2011  Frieze magazine about Last Photos
2011  GBK-uitgave centerfold with Problem Art Solved
2011  Flow about Last Photos
2010  NRC Next: for a week every day an image of my photo archive
2010  Kunstbeeld about Last Photos
2010  Focus about Last Photos
2008  De Volkskrant, ‘How do I tell my parents’ by Lernert Engelberts

Other
2014  Creator and organizer of First Art, international art exchange project in collaboration with three other artists from GBK
2014  HR Advisor at HKU (University of Arts Utrecht)
2012  Weekly photo blog at Apeldoorn Direct (until 2013)
2010  Picture Editor of the Photo Archive of Woonzorg Nederland (Housing Corporation)

2009  Copywriter at Kesselskramer, Amsterdam
2008  Editor for Tubelight (until 2009)
2007  Publication Einmal um die Welt becomes promotional gift for Woonzorg Nederland
2006  Side-kick in the performance of Klaske Oenema, Lowlands Paradise, Biddinghuizen
2002  Publications part of distribution program Printed Matter, New York (until now)
2000  Designer (and producer) of the Arai Helmet Safety Award (until 2006), Hoevelaken


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