Erik van Cuyk - Photographer

Photo by: Petrina Derksen,insta:@petrinaderksen

"I focus on things that disappear or that nobody seems to pay attention to. It feels like injustice to me that those are not properly seen"

My name is Erik van Cuyk. I live in Arnhem,a Dutch medium-sized city near the German border. I once graduated as a lawyer but after a few wanderings (e.g. musician, consultant) I chose photography.

In december 2018 I graduated from the Photo Academy in Amsterdam.

During my university studies I was touched by the philosophy of relativism. A part of my world vision is that we humans create our own myth and corresponding our identity and we adjust our lives accordingly.

With my photography I investigate this or rather: try to reveal this. It feels like someone has to do it...

Education 

2015 - 2018

1988 - 1992

Photo Academy Amsterdam

Dutch and International Law, Nijmegen

Dutch and International Law, Nijmegen

Awards & Shortlisted

2019

2019

2017

2016

Arnhem Award 'Een Goed Boek 2019', CASA + OPA

ARLES Photofestival Voies Off 2019

100 New Dutch Talent, GUP/NIKON

Selected Photogram, Amsterdam

Exhibitions 

2019

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2019

2018

Marrakech Photofestival Voies Off 2019

Book publication UNSEEN Amsterdam 2019

ARLES Photofestival Voies Off 2019

ESPY Photo, Elysium Swansea, Wales (UK)

Expo Museum Hilversum

Expo 'LUCID' Loods 6 Amsterdam

Rotterdam Photo Festival

Media

2019

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2019

2019

2016

Publication SHUTR Magazine, project 'Boyman'

Review FOCUS Magazine, project 'Rijnwijk'

Article in KIEKIE Magazine, 'from the inside' 

Review PHOTOBOOKJOURNAL

Interview, article BRITISH JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Publication series 'Rijnwijk My Neighborhood' & Interview in Sprank Magazine

Publication portrait 'Ferry Mingelen' in ANBO Magazine

Publication & interview in Dutch newspaper 'De Gelderlander' 

Publication series 'Connemara park' in CARA Inflight Aer Lingus

 © 2019 by Erik van Cuyk | Contact: +316 118 372 72 | evcuyk@icloud.com Dutch Photographer, Fine art photography, portrait photography & documentary photography, documentair fotograaf Arnhem, documentaire fotograaf Arnhem

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