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ANJA DE JONG
1957
born in Scheveningen, The Netherlands
1976 - 1981
education: visual communication, Academy of Fine Arts in Rotterdam
1981 -
visual artist and freelance photographer
1989 -
lecturer on photography, Photography department at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague
2011 - lecturer on photography, department of Fine Arts at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague
Selected exhibitions:
1982
Architecture International, HIC, Rotterdam
Anja de Jong, Architectenbureau Hoogstad, Weeber, Schulze en van Tilburg, Rotterdam
1983
Fotografie in Nederland, Stichting Beeldende Kunst, Amsterdam
1984
Anja de Jong, Galerie Algemene Bank Nederland, Amsterdam
Anja de Jong, Galerie Fiolet, Amsterdam
Images et Imaginaires d'Architecture, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Foto Amsterdam, Canon Photo Gallery, Amsterdam
Foto Biennale Enschedé '84, Enschedé
1985
Anja de Jong - Fotografie, Dordrechts Museum, Dordrecht
Triennale Internationale de la Photographie, Musée d'art et d'histoire, Fribourg, Switzerland
1986
Anja de Jong - Fotowerken, Van Reekum Museum, Apeldoorn
Anja de Jong - Recent fotowerk, Canon Photo Gallery, Amsterdam
Visualisering Gebouwde Omgeving, Van Reekum Museum, Apeldoorn
'il luogo del lavoro', Triennale di Milano XVII, Milan, Italy
Architectuur en Fotografie, Galerie Perspektief, Rotterdam, Delft en Tilburg
1987
Anja de Jong - Fotowerken, Gemeente Museum, Arnhem
La Photographie hollandaise, Metz, France
1988
Contrepoints, Anja de Jong - Teun Hocks, Institut Néerlandais, Paris, France
Anja de Jong - Peter Martens, Galerie Tussenwater, Rotterdam
De Verbeelding van Leiden, De Waag, Leiden
1989
Anja de Jong, Galerie Fotomania, Rotterdam
Fotografie van A tot Z, eigen collectie, Van Reekum Museum, Apeldoorn
Inzicht - Uitzicht, Stichting Vrouwen in de Beeldende Kunst, Posthoornkerk, Amsterdam
Geschiedenis van de Nederlandse architectuurfotografie, Galerie 't Venster, Rotterdam
1990
Ruimtes, Museum 'den Tempel', Sittard
Nederlandse architectuurfotografie 1930 - 1990, Ministerie van VROM, Den Haag
1992
Foto's voor de stad, Museum Fodor, Amsterdam
Fotowerk, fotografie in opdracht 1986 – 1992, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam
Camera Femina, Kunsthal '88, Almelo
Photography Awards of the Netherlands, Canon Image Centre, Amsterdam
1994
Borderland, Het Nederlands Fotomuseum, Sittard
Anja de Jong - Marijke de Goey, Dordrechts Museum, Dordrecht
Getuigenissen, Teekengenootschap Pictura, Dordrecht
Strangers in Paradise, Photo International Rotterdam, Nederlands Foto Instituut, Rotterdam
Photography Awards of the Netherlands, Nederlands Foto Instituut, Rotterdam
The Association Gallery, London, England
1995
De ontdekking van Dordrecht, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Dordrecht
1996
Borderland, Het Paviljoen, Faculteit der Bouwkunde, Delft, Indesem 1996, 'Exploring the Darklands' (international event on architecture and design) Weatherview, Norwich Gallery, Norwich, England
Na Scheffer, Dordrechts Museum, Dordrecht
1997
De Zaaiers, Stichting Fotoforum, Elleboogkerk, Amersfoort
Architecture in black and white, European Architectural Photography Prize, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany: exhibition shown in various European cities (and in 1998)
1998
Borderland 1992-1998 Anja de Jong, Nederlands Foto Instituut, Rotterdam
1999
Sprekende dingen, objecten en hun verhaal, Van Reekum Museum, Apeldoorn
2000
Spaced Out, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Spaced Out, Erasmushuis, Jakarta, Indonesia
2001
Sense of Space, Noorderlicht 2001 Photofestival, Der Aa-kerk, Groningen
2002
Fotografen in Nederland 1852-2002, Fotomuseum Den Haag, The Hague
2004
Anja de Jong - Borderland, Fotomuseum Den Haag, The Hague
2005 One or two things I know about Chizinau, an exhibition organized by the Centrum Beeldende Kunst Dordrecht in co-operation with Gallery Aorta from Chisinau, Moldava
2006

Turning Point, 25 years of photography projects Anja de Jong, Galerie Arps & Co, Amsterdam
No Man's Land, Kruithuis, Den Bosch

2007 Anja de Jong, studio presentation , Kunstfabrik am Flutgraben, Berlijn
2009 Selectie 09, CBK Dordrecht, Dordrecht
  ‘Gestörte Natur / Disturbed Nature’, Cluster, Berlin, Germany
  51°49' N 04°40' E Photo Projects Anja de Jong 2004-2009, CBK Dordrecht, Dordrecht
2010 Berlin’s Covered History – Photo Projects Anja de Jong, Goethe Institut, Rotterdam
  ‘Tapetenwechsel, Dordrecht – Berlin - Dordrecht’, CBK Dordrecht, Dordrecht
2011

Ice Edge – IJsgrens, Photo project of Anja de Jong, Dordrechts Museum, Dordrecht

 

Photo+Art Book Hamburg 2011, Germany

2013 Presentation Long List, Aesthetica Art Prize, York Museum Trust at York St. Mary’s, UK
  Presentation Picturaprint, Teekengenootschap Pictura, Dordrecht
2014 DordtYart 2014, DordtYart, Dordrecht
Photo Domburg, Domburg
Licht, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague
ViaVia, Vestischer Künstlerbund, Recklinghausen, Germany
200 jaar Koninkrijk - 200 jaar Kunst, Pictura, Dordrecht
2016 ViaVia3, Kutscherhaus, Recklinghausen, Germany
Anja de Jong - Trudy Kunkeler, gallery Ateliers 22, Dordrecht
2017 Photography and the artistic Eye on Nature, Künstlerhaus Metternich, Koblenz, Germany
  Personal Structures, GAA Foundation in the context of the Venice Biennale, European Cultural Centre - Palazzo Mora, Venice, Italy
  NUCLEUS - Imagining science, Noorderlicht International Photography Festival 2017, KINK, Assen
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Work in collections:
  Rotterdamse Kunststichting, Rotterdam
Moret en Limperg, Rotterdam
Artotheek Dordrecht
Artotheek The Hague
Bank voor Nederlandsche Gemeenten, The Hague
Van Reekum Museum, Apeldoorn
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France
Musée d'art et d'histoire, Fribourg, Switzerland
Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
Trenité van Doorne, Brussel, Belgium
Het Nederlands Fotografie Museum, Sittard
Stadhuis, Apeldoorn
Prentenkabinet, Rijksuniversiteit Leiden

Caldic Collectie, Rotterdam

Dordrechts Museum
Marsh Nederland B.V. Rotterdam
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
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Publications in books:
  De Verbeelding van Leiden, published in 1988 by Gemeente Leiden and Bank voor Nederlandsche Gemeenten, The Hague
Geschiedenis van de Nederlandse Architectuurfotografie, published in 1989 by 010, Rotterdam
Gemeenten maken toekomst, published in 1989 by Bank voor Nederlandsche Gemeenten, The Hague
Ruimte voor Architectuur, nota architectuurbeleid, published in 1991 by SDU, The Hague
Fotoboek 'oog in oog', Henk Gerritsen, (50 jaar Hasselblad), published in 1991 by P/F, Zoetermeer
Foto's voor de stad, Amsterdamse documentaire foto-opdrachten '89 - '91, published in 1992 by Gemeentearchief Amsterdam and Museum Fodor, Amsterdam
Photography Annual of the Netherlands 3, PANL Foundation, published in 1992 by BIS Publishers, Amsterdam
Jaarverslag 1993 Bond van Nederlandse Architecten, published in 1994 B.N.A.
Photography Annual of the Netherlands 5, PANL Foundation, published in 1994 BIS Publishers, Amsterdam
De Ontdekking van Dordrecht, published in 1995 by Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Dordrecht
Exploring the Darklands, Indesem 1996, published in 1996 by Faculteit Bouwkunde, Delft
Ary Schefferfonds, published in 1996 by Vereniging Dordrechts Museum, Dordrecht
Momentopname. Caldic Collection, published in 1996 by Caldic, Rotterdam
Architecture in black and white, European Architectural Photography Prize, published in 1997 by Deutsche Bauzeitung, Stuttgart, Germany
Borderland 1992-1998 Anja de Jong, published in 1998 by Anja de Jong, Dordrecht
Anja de Jong, Lexicon no. 31, Geschiedenis van de Nederlandse Fotografie, published in 1999 by Voetnoot, Antwerpen, België
Sense of Space, Noorderlicht 2001 Photofestival, published in 2001 by Stichting Aurora Borealis, Groningen
Fotografen in Nederland 1852-2002, published in 2002 Ludion, Amsterdam en Fotomuseum Den Haag, The Hague
The Borderland Project Anja de Jong, published in 2004 by Anja de Jong, Dordrecht

Moldova in Dutch Light, a combined publication of the Centrum Beeldende Kunst Dordrecht and Gallery Aorta from Chisinau, Moldova in 2005

Schuilstad, Koos Bosma, published in 2006 by SUN Amsterdam
Germany since 1945 Through the Eye of Dutch Photographers, Flip Bool, published by 2008, Avans Hogeschool, Research Group Photography AKV/St. Joost, Breda

Berlin's Covered History, Anja de Jong, published in 2009 by Anja de Jong, Dordrecht

Shelter City, Koos Bosma, uitgave 2012, Amsterdam University Press
Dutch Dikes, by LOLA Landscape Architects, published in 2014 by nai010 publishers, Rotterdam

ViaVia, catalogue, Kutscherhaus, Recklinghausen, Germany, published in 2016

Catalogue: 'Fotografie und die künstlerische Blick auf Natur', published in 2017 by Arbeitsgemeinschaft Künstler am Mittelrhein, Koblenz, Germany
Catalogue: 'Personal Structures'; La Biennale di Venezia 2017, published by Global Art Foundation, Venice, Italy
Catalogue: NUCLEUS - Imagining science, Noorderlicht International Photography Festival 2017, published by Aurora Borealis, Groningen
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Other publications:
  Foto, Perspektief, Professionele Fotografie, Eyemazing, Camera Austria, Photonews, Futura, De Architect, Archis and other magazines
Images et Imaginaires d'Architecture, published in 1984 by Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Scienza e Technica, published in 1986 by Mondadori, Milan, Italy
Rotterdamse Architectuur in kaart, published in 1988 by the Rotterdamse Kunststichting, Rotterdam
Jaarverslag Bond van Nederlandse Architecten over 1993, portfolio, published in 1994 by Anja deJong, Dordrecht
Decorum, published in 1995 by Vakgroep Kunstgeschiedenis Rijksuniversiteit Leiden, Leiden
Photographers Encyclopaedia International from 1839, (CD-ROM), published in 1997, M. Auer, Switzerland and Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
De Volkskrant, N.R.C., Trouw, Haagsche Courant, Algemeen Dagblad and other newspapers
‘The Borderland Project’ the book reviewed by Edie Peters on the website [photoq] since 2004
Ice Edge-IJsgrens, a multiple consisting of a portfolio designed by Vincent van Baar and three original prints made by Anja de Jong and a covering and illustrated text about the project Ice Edge-IJsgrens, 2011
Monumenten, magazine voor cultureel erfgoed, published in 2013, article: ‘Omgaan met Geschiedenis, masteropleidingen erfgoedstudies’, author drs. I.B.S van Koningsbruggen, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
GKF fotografen 09-10, 10-11, 12-13, published in 2009, 2010, 2013 by the GKf Beroepsvereniging voor fotografen, Amsterdam
Aesthetica Art Prize 2013, 100 Contemporary Artists, catalogue published in 2013 by
Aesthetica Magazine Ltd., York, UK
'De stand van het Land', newspaper edition by 37 photographers, in 2017 published by GKf, Amsterdam
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Commissions:
  Various architectural firms
Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat, Den Haag
Various architecture magazines
Rotterdamse Kunststichting, Rotterdam
Van Reekum Museum, Apeldoorn
XVII Triennale di Milano ('il luogo del lavoro'), Milan, Italy
'Argini in Olanda' ('Dams in The Netherlands')
Artotheek Dordrecht (grafiekmap), Dordrecht
Agfa Gevaert (Kans op Kunst), Rijswijk
Gemeente Leiden (De Verbeelding van Leiden), Leiden
Gemeentearchief Amsterdam (Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst), Amsterdam
Maatschappij voor Bedrijfs Objecten, Amsterdam
Trenité van Doorne, advocaten en notarissen, Brussel, Belgium
Centrum Beeldende Kunst Dordrecht with Nederlands Foto Instituut, Rotterdam
City councillar for culture with Centrum Beeldende Kunst Dordrecht, Dordrecht
Commission for photographic work supporting scientific research by Koos Bosma, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
Teekengenootschap Pictura, Dordrecht
DordtYart 2014, DordtYart, Dordrecht

Pictura for Art Rotterdam

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Other activities (selection):
1994 Lecture and workshop Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, symposium 'Ruimte in de
Kunsten', Organization Rijksuniversiteit Leiden (dep. History of Art)
1995 - 1996 Organization project ‘Santa Claus’s wooden shoes’, Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende
Kunsten, The Hague and Hunter College, New York, USA (exhibition exchange The Hague - New York v.v.)
1998 Interview on Dutch radio: 'Ophef en Vertier', VARA, 05-10-1998
1999 Interview on Dutch radio: 'De Recencenten', NPS, 14-05-1999
2000 Workshop on photography, Design Academie ADVY, Yogyakarta with Cemeti Art House for
Design Academie, the Indonesische Kunst Instituut and the Gaja Mada Universiteit
(dep. Anthropology) and professional photographers
Workshop on photography Trisakti Universiteit and Erasmushuis, Jakarta with Cemeti Art
House for the Trisakti Universiteit, Instituut Keseman Jakarta and professional
photographers of the Galerie Foto Jurnalistik Antara, Indonesia
'I spy with my little eye' or the 'manipulable truth', lectures for the Design Academie
ADVY, Yogyakarta, the Trisakti Universiteit, Jakarta and for the Erasmus Huis in Jakarta,
Indonesia
2000 – 2002 External adviser to the committee 'Stichting Foto Opdrachten Rotterdam' with Historisch
Museum, Nederlands Foto Instituut, CBK Rotterdam and Gemeentelijke Archiefdienst
Rotterdam
2004 Radiointerviews on Dutch Radio:
‘DeSmetLive’, IKON, 1-4-2004,

‘Weg met BNN’, 12-4-2004,
‘De Avonden’, VPRO, 26-4-2004
Interview on Rijnmond TV, 14-4-2004, Rijnmond radio en tv
Lectures on ‘The Borderland Project’: Museum of Photography The Hague, bookstore Donner, Rotterdam
2005 Rabobank Prize
2007 Artist in residence at the Kunstfabrik am Flutgraben, Berlin, Germany
2004/2009

Special bookpresentations in the bookshops: Atheneum, Amsterdam, Donner, Rotterdam, Van Stockum, Den Haag, Pegasus Amsterdam

2009

Radio interview on Dutch Radio ‘de Avonden’, VPRO, 14-10-2009

2010 Double nomination for the project ‘Berlin’s Covered History’ long list  Dutch Doc Awards 2010
2011 Radio interview by Annemieke Smit on Dutch Radio ‘de Avonden’, VPRO, 15-4-2011
2012 Artist-in-residence at The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery in collaboration with National Parks Canada in National Park Gros Morne, Newfoundland, Canada
  Lecture and workshop in the Discovery Centre, National Park Gros Morne, Newfoundland, Canada
2015

Short film and interview about the realization of De Jong's project 'Submersa' (drowned) by J. van der Horst, T. Kunkeler and G. Willems commissioned by DordtYart 2014

  Artist-in-residence at Het Kunstgemaal in Bronkhorst, The Netherlands
2016 Artist-in-residence at Gunnar Daan's place in Oosternijkerk/Oostmahorn
  Film 'WATER defines the city' by Evelyn Jansen commissioned by Stichting de Stad 2015 with an item about De Jong's most recent water projects
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