* Dordrecht, The Netherlands,1981

1999-2003 St. Joost Art Academy Breda   Recidencies

2013/14 ISCP New York
2013             Lightwork Syracuse
2011               Het Vijfde Seizoen Den Dolder
2009               Meetfactory Prague  
2008/9     Künstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin
2007               Kunsthuis SYB Beetsterzwaag  

Solo Exhibitions
2016 #Evidence, Casemore Kirkeby, San Fransisco
                Neutral, galerie Jo van der Loo, Munchen
                AHEAD, Gibellina Photoroad Festival, Gibellina Sicily
                AHEAD, Centro De La Imagen, Mexico City
                The Bungalow Book Presentation-presentation, Onomatopee, Eindhoven
2015 #Evidence, BoetzelaerINispen Amsterdam
                #Evidence, BoetzelaerINispen, Unseen Amsterdam
                Sweaty Sculptures, Green is Gold studio, Copenhagen
                Ahead, (version 1) FOUR A.M. New York
                Untitled, window-installation at Printed Matter Inc. New York
2014 Untitled (I’ve taken too many photos / I’ve never taken a photo)
                Festival Images, Vevey, Switzerland
                Paulien Oltheten & Anouk Kruithof Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
2013   Every thing is wave BoetzelaerINispen Amsterdam
Pixel-stress BoetzelaerINispen, Unseen Amsterdam
2012 RUHE performance Autocenter Berlin
                Wall of Fading Memory BoetzelaerINispen, Unseen Amsterdam
                Untitled (I’ve taken too many photos / (I’ve never taken a
                photo) Tour des Templiers, Hyeres France  
                Fragmented Entity BoetzelaerINispen, London
                The Daily Exhaustion Le Petit Endroit Paris
2011   Becoming Blue VU exposorium Amsterdam          
                Shifting Colour DOK Delft NL          
                Fragmented Entity gallery Adler, Art Rotterdam                              
2010   Becoming Blue gallery Adler Frankfurt am Main  
2009 Becoming Blue museum het Domein, Sittard            
                Becoming Blue Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin            
                Playing Borders von Döring contemporary Schwabisch Hall D
2008   Show me something Neunplus Berlin
2007   Untitled Fashion Biennale Arnhem
Fight Flight Freeze Emoticon Photofestival Naarden            
                Untitled Amsterdam Centre for Photography (ACF)
2006   The Black Hole (icw Jaap Scheeren) FOAM Amsterdam  
2003/4 Bekijk het Amsterdam Centre for Photography (ACF)

Group Exhibitions
2016 Loin des yeux, OPTICA, Montreal, Canada
                Beyond Zero, Almanaque, Mexico City
                Presentation, XBank, Amsterdam
2015 Ocean of Images: New Photography
                MoMA New York          
                The Best Dutch Book Designs
2014        Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
                Books, Silas Finch, Art on Paper, New York
                Festisfall Fünf, Reykjavik, Leipzig, Berlin, Amsterdam
                Pop-Up Show, 484 Lorimer, New York
                Bob Eikelboom & Anouk Kruithof, Boetzelaer I Nispen, Art Bruxelles
                Tafels, Flemish+Dutch artistsbooks in Int. perspective, Art Bruxellles
                Sequence 1 –Nederlandse kunstenaarsboeken in internationaal perspectief, Academie Minerva Groningen
                Picture/thing, Zihlka gallery, Wesleyan University Middletown USA
        Tafels, Flemish+Dutch artistsbooks in Int. perspective, Art Rotterdam
                Undendliche Bilbiothek, Alte Fabrik Rapperswil, Switzerland
2014 L’art se Livre, MBAL, Le Locle, Switzerland                                                      
                New York Stories, ISCP New York
                The Spectrum of Ethereal, Trafo, Budapest
                The Fotobokfestival Oslo, Fotogalleriet, Oslo                              
                Perspective: Selections from the Light work Collection                        
                Robert B. Menschel gallery, Syracuse USA
                What do you write when men are puking into plastic bags,           CHERT Berlin
                Chez Pedro, Pioneer Works, New York
                Alec Soth & friends, Sprengel Museum Hannover
                Past, Favorite, Present, gallery Boetzelaer I Nispen Amsterdam
                Re-printed 2, RVB-books Paris
                Re-printed 1, RVB-books Paris
                The Space Between Us, Felix & Foam, Felix Meritus, Amsterdam
                The Space Between Us, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen China
                Tabula Rasa, the center for photography Woodstock USA
                The black hole at Fotografia Europea Festival Reggio Emilia, Italy
2013 Undercover, Erarta Museum, st. Petersburg Russia
                Reading photographs, CAMEC: centre of modern and contemporary art, la Spezia IT
                Lost November Saloon, Heavy Refuge Gallery New York
                (T)here Bonnefanten Hedgehouse, Wijlre NL
                Nitty Gritty (re)mixed, B Gallery, Bruxelles
                WIT, Het Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam
                Still/Life contemporary Dutch photography, The Nizhny Novgorod State Art Museum, Nizhny Novgorod ,Russia
                Still/Life contemporary Dutch photography, Perm State gallery, Perm, Russia
                Still/Life contemporary Dutch photography, Multimedia Art Museum Moskow
               "Papierkunst" at Stedelijk Museum Kampen NL
                Artist book installation part of ICP triennal at ICP New York
               Bookhouse, la forma del libra, MARCA museum in Catanzaro, Italy                        
               The Feverish Library Capitain Petzel gallery Berlin
               PixSea award, Int. prize for Photography, Cultural centre Knokke-Heist, Belgium
               The Legend of the Shelves Autocenter Berlin
               As tears go by, Cokkie Snoei gallery Rotterdam
2012      New Wight Biennial UCLA Los Angeles
              The Youth Code Dague Photo Biennal Photographic Dague Korea
              Play, Collect, Construct, Fold and Display gallery LHDGWR The Hague
              Gentle War Moholy-Nagy Galerie Berlin
              Dutch Doc Award Tropenmuseum Amsterdam
              Real versus Role Rabbithole gallery New York
              Photography is… Higher Pictures gallery New York
              Feest van het Fotoboek Het Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam
              New Research 3rd annual Month of Photography (MOPLA) Los Angeles
              Lost & Found ERROR ONE: a nomadic initiative for contemporary art Antwerpen
              Breaking surfaces galerie Jette Rudolph Berlin
              Who’s afraid of Corrosia Almere NL
2011     de collectie imaginair Arti et Amicitiae Amsterdam
              a groupshow on Dutch/Belgium photobooks galerie Kominek Berlin
             4fashionshake Pallas Theatre Athens                                                                        
             Terra incognita-weltbilder welterfahrungen Altana galerie/TU Dresden
             Wij zullen doorgaan museum het Dolhuys Haarlem NL                                                  
             Still/Life contemporary Dutch photography FOAM Amsterdam                              
             Second Act, a festival on photography De Brakke Grond Amsterdam                        
             Sunny side up Margate photo festival Margate UK                                                      
             Crossroads, Junge Künstler aus Belgien und den Niederlanden KIT Düsseldorf
             Check double Check Marthouse gallery Amsterdam                                                
2010    a Groupshow CroxhaPox Gent Belgium
             A groupshow about artist publication Babette Berlin
            We all live here forgotten bar Berlin Leben Elementar at Fototage Trier curated by Christoph Tannert, Trier
            Spirits and Landscapes / Ada van Hoorebeke Grimmuseum Berlin
            Spirits and Landscapes / Ada van Hoorebeke WIELS Bruxelles
            Holland Papier Biennal CODA museum Apeldoorn NL  Quickscan NL #01 Dutch Culture Center Sjanghai                                                    
            Zero budget biennial curated by Chris Sharp and Joanna Fiduccia gallery Pianissimo Milan, gallery Rockeby London, Klemm’s Berlin Artists & Books Johan Deumens Gallery              
            Haarlem NL                                                  
             Von Peer to Space curated by VVORK at Multiplex Munchen Germany Equinox part 2: Highlight what you love Grimmuseum Berlin Equinox part 1: Speederbike primitive            
             Grimmuseum Berlin SPWTP&E Time to meet photography festival Antwerp   Quickscan #1, Het Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam Getting down to the Nitty-Gritty public space
              Bruxelles  Madonna Psycho Slut Grimmuseum Berlin Girl Overkill #2 Kunstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin
2009     Girl Overkill #1 forgotten bar Berlin Contemporary Hungarian Photo gallery of the city Pecs Hungary Zero budget biennial gallery Carlos Cardenas / gallery Schleicher+Lange Paris              
              Invited, Von hier aus, Wohin? photography festival F Stop #3 Leipzig Germany Pages, a new generation of photobooks PhotoEspana Madrid Spain                        
              Artist in residency exhibition Meetfactory gallery Prague La 2,33é Dimension' Gallery 1m3 Lausanne Switserland Temporary City Kunst in Kreuzberg ev Berlin The moi non plus            
              remixed  W139 / Trouw building / Atheneum Amsterdam Share your Dreams/Junge künst aus der EU Gallery Suppan Contemporary Vienna In real life Capricious gallery New    
              York Video  
              screening at montagsbar Temporary Künsthalle Berlin Portrait G.A.S-station Berlin Oog in Oog stichting KOP Breda NL
2008      3 Positions Von Döring contemporary at Künst Zürich Switzerland                                          
               Wildlife survival, O Tannenbaum, Berlin
               eMotion, G.A.S-station, Berlin
               Mijn ruimte, mijn plek/ bouw in beeld-prijs Technische Universiteit Eindhoven NL Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ Amsterdam & Stadhuis Den Haag NL  Love Design Delirium Kunstraum                                              
               Niederösterreich Vienna Pages, Lumen Gallery Boedapest & the Dorrottya Gallery Boedapest & het Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam & Photography festival Fotofrüling Kassel    
               Territoires MAMAC museum for modern and contemporary art Liege  Untitled u= A photographic group show Fette’s gallery Los Angeles
2007       ITS SIX Its Six photography and fashion Festival Trieste Italy                                                                                                
               Impact Kunsthuis SYB Beetsterzwaag NL  I just can’t get enough Capricious 6# CBK Arnhem NL BravoFotoVivo stichting DSPS / de Player Rotterdam  Dutch Dare contemporary
               photography from NL Erasmushuis Jakarta  
2006      Dutch Dare, contemporary photography from NL ACP Sydney   DE: Amsterdam L'espace bellevaux Lausanne Switzerland Fotodrukwerk Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
2004       PANL 13 Melkweg Gallery Amsterdam
2003       Retour Breda-Amsterdam-Den Haag Museum de Beyerd Breda  PAK! #2, Gallery 300% Schiedam NL Art encouragement award, Aemstelle Amstelveen NL Eindexamens      
                fotografie Municipal hall Terneuzen NL  Waarin wij gezeten zijn, Photofestival Naarden and Pictura Dordrecht NL                
                Bekijk het/graduation exhibition st. Joost art academy Breda NL

Published Artistbooks
2014 The Bungalow (edition 1200) published by Onomatopee Eindhoven
                Untitled (I’ve taken too many photos / I’ve never taken a photo) (edition 500) selfpublished /
2013 Pixel-stress (edition 1000) published by RVB-books Paris
2011 A head with wings (edition 1000) published by LBM USA
2011 Lang zal ze leven / Happy birthday to you (edition 500) self-published
2010 The daily exhaustion (edition 5000) published by Kodoji Press CH
2009 Playing Borders (this contemporary state of mind) (edition 400)
                Revolver Publishing by VVV Berlin
2009 Becoming blue (edition 750) Revolver Publishing by VVV Berlin
2006 Het zwarte gat / The black hole (edition 1000 icw Jaap Scheeren)
                Episode Publishers Rotterdam
                Selected Bibliography

2016        ICP library blog, Interview Anouk Kruithof, Russet Lederman (20-01)
TPG blog, Happy Birthday to You, interview, Joanna Cresswell, blog
YET magazine, A Day with Anouk Kruithof, Paola Paleari
Intern magazine, Doing Everyhting Always, Lila Allen
See All This no 1, Een boek als sculptuur, Victor Schiferli
2015 VAULT magazine #12, Shifting Realities, Dan Rule (11-2015)
Volkskrant, Flitscarriere, Anne van Driel (13-11-2015)
                Artforum Critics’ picks Picture/Thing, Sabrina Mandanici (19-02-2015)
                Unseen magazine What is Photography? Sean O’Haegen (09-2015)
        Unseen magazine on Anouk Kruithof, Sophie Wright (09-2015)
                VICE Back artist Anouk Kruithof’s Automagic Kickstarter Campaign, Matthew Leifheit (09-04-2015)
                 Mister Motley Een Magisch Medium, Wieke Teselink
                BOMB magazine, Portfolio ‘Sweaty Sculptures’ Ashley McNelis
                Off the Afternoon on Anouk Kruithof, Sophie Wright
                Lightwork Anouk Kruithof Talks Books, Travel, Feminism & More, Jessica Posner (30-03-2015)
                DEBRIS Point and Shoot Memory, Silja Leifsdottir
                ASX Slicing, Splicing and Dicing in ‘The Bungalow’ Joanna Creswell
                Neue Zürcher Zeitung Künstler und Bücher, Suzanne Kappeler
2014 Painting is Dead Serious Banalities of Exchange, Reflections on Anouk Kruithof’s Pixel-Stress, Sabrina Mandanici (05-09-2014)
                De Groene Amsterdammer #48 Opdrukkende Zakenmannen Robbert Welagen (22-05-2014)
                Paper Journal A Modern Flaneur Alessandro Teoldi (18-12-2014)
                STEDELIJK journal 2 jonge kunstenaars geven een nieuwe wending aan fotografie, Marloes Brugman & Masha van Vliet (26-03-2014)
                The Photographers Sketchbooks, Stephen McLaren, Bryan Formhals,
        published by Thames & Hudson
                The Photobook: a History Volume III’ Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, published by Phaidon
                Lightwork Contactsheet #177, Pixel-Stress David Oresick
2013 Aperture Magazine #210 Hello Photography Lesley Martin (05-2013)
                BPJ Coming from age : Anouk Kruithof, 32 Colin Pantall (06-2013)
                FOCUS #2 Conceptuele Fotografie, Cees Visser (02-2013)
                Groundmagazine #13 Pixel-Stress Lorne Darnell (09-2013)
                 C-Print magazine Photographicness, Charlotte Cotton, Ivory Press
2012 NRC Een taart met een foto van jezelf Sterre Sprengers (09-05-2012)
                ARTICLE: a journal of contemporary art, Korea Discovery artist
                TIMES Lightbox Analogue interactivity and the photography of Anouk Kruithof Paul Moakley (25-05-2012)
                Visual Culture Blog Cognitive mapping in Anouk Kruithof’s photography Marco Bohr  (27-02-2012:))
                Creative Review I’ve taken too many photos Diana Smyth (05-2012)
                Liberation Hyeres Vues D’ Aujourd’hui Clement Ghuys (12-05-2012)
                TUBELIGHT Anouk in Wonderland Lise Lotte ten Voorde (04-2012)
                Art Review Future Great Jason Evans
                FRIEZE D/E Ghost images Jennifer Allan Ghost images winter 11/12
                De GIDS Blauw worden met Anouk Kruithof Frits Gierstberg
                Mister Motley De jongen die nog nooit in zijn leven een foto maakte... Heske Ten Cate
                The Dutch Photobook, Rik Suermond and Frits Gierstberg published by Aperture
                Found, Scavenged and Upcycled I Raw+Material=Art, Tristan Manco, published by Thames & Hudson
2011 Metropolis M Anouk Kruithof, artist-in-residence in het Vijfde Seizoen, Lise Lotte ten Voorde (05-07-2011)
                Kunstbeeld  #2 exposities, Anouk Kruithof, Jurriaan Benschop
DAZED Hyeres Photo Focus, Faye Dowling
ArtSlant Interview with Anouk Kruithof, Nicola Bossi
Mister Motley On Anouk Kruithof, Damiet Kuin  (02-04-2011)
                Volkskrant Nieuwelingen zijn de bob de bouwers van de fotografie, Merel Bem (07-02-2011) European Photography #88 Self-Publish, Express Yourself, and Be Happy, Bill  
2010 Mister Motley 25 Gids voor bange mensen
                 Elsevier magazine Top 100 Dutch Artists (nr.37 Anouk Kruithof)
                  Frankfurter Algemeine Unter die Haut Christoph Schütte (21-03-10)
2009   The Independent Cultural Life Martin Parr
                  Mister Motley Playing Borders, this contemporary state of mind, Iris van der Graaf  Volkskrant ‘Visuele ontregeling’ Merel Bem (20-10-2009) NRC NEXT Wat doet stress? ’n
                  Mens in het blauw Margot Pol
  BE magazine Spielen und werden, Rebekka Reuter
                  FOAM magazine #20 Talent, Jorg Colberg
                  DutchDare, Frits Gierstberg, published by NAI publishers
                  NRC De afwijking in het doodgewone portret Lucette ter Borg
2007   NRC NEXT Het zwarte gat, Stijn Bronzwaer (26-09-2007)
2006    VPRO Kunsthalfuur De Avonden, LJAD Creghton
                    Volkskrant Zwarte-gat-spel zet associatievermogen van kijker op scherp, Merel Bem 04-05-2006  
2003     Eyemazing Magazine Eyemazing Young Discovery, Siobhan Wall
     Volkskrant De klas van 2003 Harmen Bockma (19-2-2003)
                     NRC Breda toont de mens als kuddedier, Sandra Heerma  


2016      Seeing Through Photographs MoMA education
2015       Do it yourself met kunstenaars: Anouk Kruithof                   
                      Blikopeners, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
                      Anouk Kruithof, Peter Puklus in conversation with Bruno Ceschel at The Photographers Gallery London
2014       Prins Bernard Cultuur Fonds / Charlotte Kohler Prijs
                      Photobook Bristol, The future of Self Publishing (panel discussion with Colin Pantall, Delphine Bedel, Max Pinkers & Anouk Kruithof moderated by Bruno Ceschel (SPBH)
                      ARTube, Makers/Photo (Paulien Otlheten, Anouk Kruithof, Michiel Botman, Wim van Sinderen)
                      Lecture / Larry Sultan Visiting Artist Program organized by CCA, SF MOMA and Pier 24 San Fransisco (06-02-2014)
2010       Ketel TV / Interview Frits Gierstberg, Anouk Kruithof during the opening of Quickscan NL #01 at het Nederlands Fotomuseum
                      Rotterdam (16-01-2010)

Nominations/ Prizes

2016      Paul Huf award (longlisted)
2015      Meijburg Art Comission Prize
     The Best Dutch Book Designs (the Bungalow)
                     Deutsche Börse Prize (longlisted)
                     Prix Pictet (longlisted)
                     PhotoEye best books (1 nomination for Untitled)
                     PhotoEye best books (2 nominations for the Bungalow)
2014      Charlotte Köhler Prize (visual art)
                     Dutch Doc award (longlisted)
              Paul Huf award (longlisted)
               GD4photoart (longlisted)
               PhotoEye best books 2013 (1 nomination for Pixel-stress)
2013       PixSea, emerging artist award (shortlisted)
               The Cordprize (longlisted)
                      Paul Huf award (longlisted)
2012       Paris Photo Aperture Photobook Award (a head with wings)                              
               ICP Infinity award (young photographer)
               Dutch Doc award (shortlisted)
               Flash Forward Award/USA Magenta foundation
2011       PhotoEye best books 2011 (3 nominations for Happy birthday to you)
                      PhotoEye best books 2011 (1 nomination for A head with wings)
                      Jury grand prix at Hyeres festival int. de mode et  photographie
                      Photoglobal-prize for a one year artist-in residence at SVA New York
               Illy public-prize with Fragmented Entity Art-Rotterdam
                      Dutch Doc award (longlisted / selected by Barbara Visser) Paul Huf award (longlisted)  Illy art-prize at Art Rotterdam (nomination)
2010       Dutch Doc award (longlisted)
                      PhotoEye best photobooks 2010 (1 nomination for Playing Borders)
2009      Plat(t)form 09 Fotomuseum Winterthur (honorable mention)
2008       Bouw in beeld prijs (nomination) 2007
                      ITS SIX photography award Trieste Italy (nomination)  
2006       Rencontres Arles bookaward The black hole (honorable mention)                    
2005       Unique-photography-bookaward Het zwarte gat / The black hole
2003       Panl 13 student award and gold award
                     Art encouragement award Amstelveen (nomination)                                                              
                    st. Joost penning Breda (nomination)


2015    Publication Grant Mondrian Foundation (AUTOMAGIC)               
2014    NAF grant (the Netherland-America foundation)
2012    Basis Stipend Fonds BKVB
2011    Standard Workbudget Fonds BKVB / photoglobal New York  
2009     Basis Stipend Fonds BKVB          
                    Standard Workbudget Fonds BKVB / Meetfactory Prague
                    Flexible Workbudget Fonds BKVB / artistbooks
2008     OOR Regeling Grant Citycounsil Rotterdam
2006      Starter Stipend Fonds BKVB
2004      Starter Stipend Fonds BKVB


Het Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Fotomuseum Winterthur Switzerland, Aperture Foundation New York, Museum het Domein Sittard, FOAM Amsterdam, MBAL Le Locle Switzerland, Pier24 library San Fransisco, MOMA library New York, ICP library New York, New York Public Library, Grimmuseum Berlin, Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken, VU Amsterdam, Menzis, KRC, AMC, ART 21, DOK, NFGV, Meijburg, Robeko
Kunstuitleen Schiedam and several private collections