CV Dave Zijlstra

Education:

-       1999-2004, Royal Academy of Arts, The Hague, The Netherlands, Photography, graduated in June 2004

-       2003, University of Leiden, The Netherlands, exchange program: philosophy courses

Additional training:

-       Writing courses, Schrijversvakschool, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

-       Film workshops, Scriptdesk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

-       Philosophy courses, Open Universiteit, The Hague, The Netherlands

Online portfolios:

-       Website         : www.davidzijlstra.nl

-       Instragram    : davidzijlstra

-       Vimeo            : Dave Zijlstra 

Exhibitions – Film Festivals:

-       17 Dec. 2020 – 13 Jan. 2021: Art gallery 5’14, Ljubljana, Slovenia, group exhibition: Life in Quarantine! 

-       3 – 10 December 2020 & March 2021: Glasgow gallery of Photography, Glasgow, UK, group exhibition: The International Street Photography Exhibition 2020

-       13 June - 31 October 2017: Museum Amsterdamse School Het Schip, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, commissioned solo exhibition: Social Housing Festival, documentary portrait series Dromen over wonen (Dreaming about living)

-       10 November 2017: Howl Gallery, New York, USA, group exhibition, book presentation and art-event

-       28 October - 19 November 2017: Museum Musee Scheveningen, The Hague, The Netherlands, group exhibition: De Scheveningse Salon

-       30 November 2017: Neurotitan Gallery, Berlin, Germany, group exhibition, book presentation and art-event

-       7 December 2017: The Chemistry Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic, group exhibition, book presentation and art-event

-       Video project: Nederlands filmfestival, BYOB event, Utrecht, 2016

-       Film project: Visual Container, Milan, Italy, 2015

-       Film project: Streaming Festival, Den Haag, 2015

-       Video project: Szczecin European Film Festival, Szczecin, Poland, 2015

-       Photography and video project: Kunstmuseum (before: Gemeentemuseum) Den Haag, group exhibition, 2014

-       Film project: Nutshuis, International Streaming Festival, Den Haag, 2013

-       Photography and video project: Museum Muzee Scheveningen, Group exhibitions, Den Haag, 2013

-       Photography en video project: Kunstroute GrootScheveningen (various locations), Group exhibitions, Den Haag, 2013

-       Video project: International Streaming Festival, Den Haag, 2012

-       Film project: De Vishal, group exhibition, Haarlem, 2008

-       Video project: Terra Art projects, duo exhibition, Zoetermeer, 2008

-       Film project: Schikaneder Cinema, Vienna Shorts, Vienna, Austria, 2006

-       Film project: Okto TV, Vienna, Austria, 2006

-       Film project: International Short Film Festival Hamburg, Germany, 2006

-       Film project: Darklight Festival (Film, Animation, Art), Dublin, Ireland, 2006

-       Film project: International Film Festival AFIA/NOPOP, Arhus, Denmark, 2006

-       Film project: Première screening Cinema Utopia, Zoetermeer, The Netherlands, 2006 + nomination Kunst- en cultuurprijs (Art- and culture award), City Council of Zoetermeer, The Netherlands, short film De achtste verdieping (The eighth floor), 2006

-       Phography project: Graduation show, Amsterdam Centrum voor Fotografie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2004

-       Photography project: Graduation show, Royal Academy of Arts, The Hague, The Netherlands, 2004

-       Photography project: Group exhibitions, main libraries in The Hague, The Netherlands and Warsaw, Poland, 2003

Photography projects:

-       Interbellum Lockdown, conceptual street photography series, 2020 

-       Brave new world, conceptual street photography series, 2020

-       The loss of Detail, street photography series, 2020

-       Defeated, studio portrait series, 2018

-       Tears for Tolerance, studio portrait series, 2018

-       Innocent Surrender, location portrait series, 2017

-       Backstage, documentary portrait series, 2017

-       Dromen over wonen, documentary portrait series, 2017

-       Unseen Philosophy, studio portrait series, 2015-2016

-       Seascapes, landscape photography series, 2012-2013

Independent (low budget) short film / Video art:

-       1931, 3 min, video art project, 2016 

-       Bmen IsDead, 27 min, documentary, 2014 

-       Afterlife talk, 5 min, fiction, 2013

-       Mirrored dreams, 9 min, fiction, 2012

-       BG nrs 287-298, 5 min, video art project, 2008

-       De geruststellende gedachte, 15 min, fiction, 2008 

-       De achtste verdieping, 23 min, fiction, 2006

Prices and nominations:

-       Second price national short story contest

-       Nomination Art- and culture award 

-       Honorable Mention, Street Photography, Monochrome Awards 2020

-       Nominaton, Fine Art category, Fine Art Photography Awards 2021, The loss of detail (portrait series)



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