Map de Maar, The Netherlands

The Hague 1944

Lives in Amsterdam, 

 

Education

2004 - BA The Visual Arts, Universiy of Groningen, The Neherlands

1968 - MA Social Sciences, University of Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

Grants

2007: Starters Stipend, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architcture

2006:Travelgrant, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture.

2005: Travelgrant, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture

2005: Starters Stipend, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture.

 

Prizes

August 2011 - USA, IPA Photography Awards, Interiors Pro - 1st.

August 2009 - USA, IPA Photography Awards, Interiors Pro - 2nd.

August 2007 - London, London Photographic Awards, "Landscapes" - silver

October 2006 – London, London Photographic Awards, “My Backyard” - silver

October 2004 – New York, Lucie Award - New Discovery 2004

January 2004 – Dutch Press, Silver Camera – Foreign Documentary Series – silver

 

Masterclasses, Residencies

October 2012: Artist Residency ACOSS, Jerevan, Armenia

March-June 2012: Artist Residency KCAC, Kathmandu, Nepal

April-May 2010: Artist Residency Rhizome, Lijiang, China

December 2009: Artist Residency CEAC, Xiamen, China

Oct.-Nov. 2006: Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori, Japan

Sept.-Nov. 2005: Artist Residency Imagine gallery Beijing, China

March 2005: Artist Residency Imagine Gallery, Beijing, China

February-July 2003: Student Exchange, Art College Joensuu, Finland

August 2002: Masterclass Lynne Cohen: Int. Summerschool Salzburg, Austria

 

Intern. Exhibitions – solo

August 2013, Australia, Ballarat – Ballarat Photofestival

November 2009, Slovakia, Bratislava - Month of Photography

November 2008, USA, Portland/Or- Blue Sky Gallery

May 2008, Poland, Lodz - Fotofestiwal, Made in China

June-August 2006: Finland, Helsinki – Finnish Photomuseum

May 2006: China, Beijing – 798, Dashanzi Art Festival

October 2005: Rusland, Petrozovodsk – Karelian National Library

May 2005: USA, Los Angeles – Farmani Gallery

October – December 2004: Finland, Kuhmo - Juminkeko

 

Intern. Exhibition - group

April 2011, Thailand, Bangkok, BACC, Foreign-Familiar

September 2010, Russia St. Peteresburg,Manege, Photovernisage 2010

April 2008-2009, London, Victoria & Albert Museum, photodepartment

December 2007, China, Lianzhou - LIPF2007, "Otherlands"

July 2007, England, Birmingham - Urban View, 'Otherlands'

 

Exhibitions The Netherlands – solo

Aug.-Oct. 2014, Leeuwarden - Noorderlicht

May 2013, Naarden - Naarden Fotofestival

March-May 2011, Amsterdam - Huis Marseille

Febr,-March 2010, Beetsterzwaag - Art Space Wagemans

June-September 2009, Maastricht - Bonnefanten Museum

July-August 2006: Rotterdam – Museum of Photography of the Netherlands

September 2005: Amsterdam - FOAM

September 2005: Groningen – Noorderlicht-Gallery programme

April 2004: Groningen - Noorderlicht Gallery

 

Exhibitions The Netherlands - group

May 2010, Heerenveen - Museum Belverdere, NOK

March-April 2010, Almere - Corrosia

May 2007: Naarden - Fotofestival Naarden

April 2006, Amsterdam, FOAM

March 2005: Haarlem – Dutch Press, Silver Camera-off programme,

June 2004: Amsterdam –Vondelpark, FOAM-Oasis

March 2004: Haarlem – Dutch Press

 

Work in Collections

Huis Marseille, Amsterdam

Museum of Modern Art, Portland, Oregon

Victoria & Albert Museum, London

FOAM Photomuseum of Amsterdam, Amsterdam

University of Groningen, Groningen

Rabobank, Groningen

KPMG, Amsterdam

AMC, Amsterdam

SBK, Amsterdam

CBK, Groningen

Staal Bankiers, Zwolle

Private collectors in Europe and USA

 

Work in Publications

RED ROSES YELLOW RAIN - Marrigje de Maar, Hatje Cantz 2011

British Journal of Photography, July 23rd. 2008, "Picturing China".

THE CHINESE DREAM – Dynamic City Foundation, Amsterdam-Beijing 2008

CAMERA AUSTRIA 98, June 2007

SHOTS – Art Directors Directory 2007

GUP - Guide to Unique Photography, Iss. 7, Amsterdam 2006

EVERYDAY IS NOT LIKE EVERYDAY – 70 Dutch photographers , Still and Moving Foundation,-2006

Dutch Press, Silver Camera 2004

Photo Journals, Architecture and Design Journals