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Martijn Berk

BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1978 – currently lives in Amsterdam.

EDUCATION

Photo Academy Amsterdam (2008-2011)
Master of Business Administration (MSc), Radboud University Nijmegen (2003-2006)

EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS

Foam Café Amsterdam
July 2013
Exhibition Falling from a height (solo) (info).

DUST Magazine (IT)
January 2013
Short film “Kylian” for DUST Magazine, screened at Bologna Arte Fiera

Introdans Arnhem (NL)
September 19 – October 30 2011
Exposition in the old city center Arnhem (NL)
Publication in the Introdans 40th anniversary magazine

n9 Bigscreen project, New York (USA)
September 2010
Screening of M-A (short film)

PUBLICATIONS & BOOKS

Book: object a (UPCOMING for Q1’16)
2016
Photo book on psychoanalysis. Design by Ott Metusala

Tijdschrift voor de Psychoanalyse: Freuds desk (review, NL)
June 2015
Review of the Love, Lust and Longing conference at the Freud Museum London (article)

Book: Falling from a height
June 2013
Photo book on an obsession. Design by Sybren Kuiper, texts by Oscar van den Boogaard and Christoph Tannert. Book launch in a suite of the Conservatorium Hotel (photos)

ACHE Magazine (USA)
January 2013
Features with four pages in ACHE Magazine

MagPlus Magnify your World contest: honorable mention
June 2012
iPad publishing contest
“Honorable mention in this category goes to Martijn Berk Portfolio. An app that crosses boundaries of fashion, style and poetry while telling a story and makes great use of layering over video”

GUP New Dutch Photography talent
March 2012
Featured with 4 pages in this catalogue of upcoming (Dutch) photographers, selected by the creators of GUP Magazine.

CURRENTLY WORKING ON

object a
Combining the reality of psychoanalysts’ rooms with the creative imagination and association of psychoanalytic processes. Book to be published in 2016.

Kratzen an die Tür
Short film recorded in Bavaria (Germany) near the castles of the last king of Bavaria, Ludwig II. Voice-over with fragments of his dairies and letters.

SELECTION OF PAST PROJECTS

iPad portfolio
May 2012
Portfolio app designed for iPad

La voix (FR)
December 2011
Short film shot in Paris in cooperation with Hotel Des Grandes Hommes

BRB (Be Right Back) (USA)
June 2011
Short film shot in Los Angeles

Sjaak Hullekes autumn/winter’11 collection (FR)
January 2011
Backstage shoot during the presentation of the Dutch fashion designer Sjaak Hullekes autumn/winter collection at the Institut Néerlandais, Paris