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Education
2005 Photo Academy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1998 Communications (specialization 'culture and identity'), University of Nijmegen (NL)
1998 Cultural Sociology, University of Amsterdam (NL)
1996 School for Marketing, Communications and Art, Amsterdam (NL)

Exhibitions
2018 Voyage à Dakar, (solo) icw producer Paradox (NL)
2018 Voyage à Dakar, interventions in the public space, Dakar biennale, Senegal
2017 Soil in my Pocket, (solo) installation icw Ellert Haitjema, EYE Filminstitute, Amsterdam
2017 Presence in Absence, (solo) Podium Mozaiek, Amsterdam
2016 There’s something about my family, Fotodok, Utrecht (NL)
2015 Presence in Absence, Cape Town photo biennale, South Africa
2014 Points of Departure, Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford University, UK
2014 Presence in Absence, (solo) Dak’art biennale, Dutch Embassy, Senegal
2013 Migration, (solo) intervention icw Ellert Haitjema, EYE Filminstitute, Amsterdam
2013 When you don’t exist, Lampedusa Filmfestival, Italy
2013 Presence in Absence, (solo) CBK Zuidoost, Amsterdam
2012 Absence, Raw Material Company / Koyo Kouoh, Dakar, Senegal
2012 Fela Kuti’s legacy, LagosPhoto festival, Lagos, Nigeria
2012 Immigration Clandestine, Dak'art Biennale, French institute, Senegal
2012 Immigration Clandestine, intervention at Hilton Hotel, Amsterdam
2011 Immigration Clandestine, LagosPhoto festival, Lagos, Nigeria
2011 Ndeupe, African Studies Centre, Leiden (NL)
2010 Ndeupe, Noorderlicht Photofestival, (main exhibition), Fries Museum, Leeuwarden (NL)
(a.o.)

Publications & nominations
2018 Voyage à Dakar, book publication icw Paradox
2014 Presence in Absence, book publication, by Timmer Art Books
2013 Presence in Absence, nomination Dutch Doc Award
2012 Absence, interview with Koyo Kouoh in Africultures Blog
2012 Felabration, GUP Magazine (NL)
2011 Clothing, in Südlink magazine (Germany)
2011 Islam in Senegal, pulication by Africa Study Centre, Leiden
2010 Immigration Clandestine, in NKA Journal for Contemporary African Art #25, by Salah M. Hassan /
Okwui Enwezor
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Grants & projects
2016-19 Mondriaan Fund: Stipendium Program for Established Artists
2016 Stichting Stokroos, project grant for Schaduwbeelden icw Ellert Haitjema
2015 Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds: project grant Voyage à Dakar
2015 Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds: project grant Schaduwbeelden
2014 Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK): artistic development grant
2014 Dutch Embassy in Dakar, Presence in Absence
2013 Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK): interventions in the public space
2013 Sem Presser Archive: interventions in the public space
2012 Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK): research and photography
2011 Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK): interventions in the public space
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