©2010 Photo: Wim van Sinderen
Johan Nieuwenhuize (Oost-Souburg, the Netherlands, 1980) is a Dutch artist working with photography.
In 2006 he received his Bachelor degree in photography from the Royal Academy of Arts, The Hague and was granted stipends by Stroom Den Haag and Mondriaan Fund.
Between 2011 and 2015 he was curator and director of Platform57, a platform for site specific contemporary art, which he also initiated.
Since 2018 he works as a curator and advisor for Art Collection The Hague University of Applied Sciences in The Hague.
His work has been shown in solo exhibitions at the Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, De Vleeshal, Street Level Photoworks, Fotomuseum Den Haag and Teylers Museum.
Since 2015 he collaborates with Japanese photographer Shinji Otani. OTANI NIEUWENHUIZE had it’s first solo exhibition at the Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine Museum in Dazaifu, Japan in 2016.
Nieuwenhuize’s work has been published in numerous books, among them the comprehensive Pieter Teylers Huis for Teylers Museum.
The work of Johan Nieuwenhuize is represented in permanent and private collections of Fries Museum, the Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine Museum, The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, VUMC, Twynstra Gudde, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, The Hague University of Applied Sciences
Collectie Reyn van der Lugt, Collectie Pieter en Marieke Sanders, Collectie de Groen and Art collection The Hague University of Applied Sciences, among others.
He is a member of DuPho and is represented by Art Agent Orange.
Johan Nieuwenhuize lives and works in The Hague, the Netherlands.
The projects of Johan Nieuwenhuize and OTANI NIEUWENHUIZE are made possible by (depending on the project): the Shareholders, Embassy of the Netherlands in Tokyo, Stroom Den Haag and Mondriaan Fund.
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Johan Nieuwenhuize – The Bubble by Jelle Bouwhuis (EN)
Johan Nieuwenhuize – The Bubble by Jelle Bouwhuis (NL)
(for the site specific installation The Bubble at
The Hague University of Applied Sciences, August 2018)
Wat het geheugen ziet by Frits de Coninck
(Zeeuws Tijdschrift, December 2015)
Het gaat mij er niet om wat ís maar om wat kan zijn by Merel Bem
(de Volkskrant, April 11th, 2014)
The work of Johan Nieuwenhuize by Lorne Darnell
(Lorne Darnell, September 2013)
Why do you photograph that junk? – interview by Wim van Sinderen
Still lifes, self-portraits, skies. by Hripsimé Visser
(MADE IN CHINA, self-published, June 2011)
(MADE IN CHINA, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, June 2009)
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