Dutch artist Petra Noordkamp (1967) lives and works in Amsterdam. She photographs and makes short films in which she explores the influence of experiences, memories, movies and dreams on the perception of architecture and the urban environment. Her work has recently been shown in the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Centre Pompidou in Paris and the MAXXI in Rome. Once in a while she curates exhibitions.

education
1996 - 2000 Gerrit Rietveld Academie (photography), Amsterdam
1989 - 1994 Frederik Muller Academie (editing and production), Amsterdam

grants, prizes, residencies
2017 award for Best Experimental Film at Arquiteturas Film festival Lisboa
2017 grant, Amsterdam Fund for the Arts, Amsterdam
2016 grant, Creative Industries Fund, Rotterdam
2015 grant, Netherland - America Foundation, New York
2013 artist-in-residence at American Academy Rome, Mondriaan Fund
2013 award for Best International Short Film - Documentary at Arquiteturas Film Festival Lisboa
2013 nomination BNG Bank Workspace 2013
2013 longlist Dutch Doc Award
2013 basisstipendium, Mondriaan Fund
2012 subsidy, Amsterdam Fund for the Arts
2012 werkbudget, Mondriaan Fund
2011 first prize, photography competition deSingel, Antwerp
2011 werkbudget, Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture
2010 subsidy website, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds
2005 subsidy billboardproject Watching men, Amsterdam Fund for the Arts
2001 startstipendium, Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture

commissions
2014 short HD-film about Il Grande Cretto di Gibellina, commissioned by the Guggenheim Museum, New York
2013 design special coin '100 jaar Vredespaleis', ministery of Finance, The Hague
2003 photo series 'Toeristische plekken in Amsterdam', Gemeentearchief Amsterdam and AFK

exhibitions (solo)
2017 Estonian Photographic Art Fair, Suns and Stars, Tallinn
2012 La Madre, Foam, Amsterdam
2011 Cinecitta, landgoed de Horst, Driebergen
2010 Probe #5, Suze May Sho, Arnhem
2007 The Cinematic City. Part I Hallways, kijkkasten Sint Nicolaasstraat, Amsterdam
2005 Watching men, billboardproject Rozengracht/Marnixstraat, Amsterdam

exhibitions (group)
2017 DueSouth2016, The Delaware Contemporary, Delaware (US)
2016 Burri. Lo Spazio di Materia/tra Europa e USA, Fondazione Burri, Citta di Castello
2016 Lekart 2016, EVA-Lanxmeer, Culemborg
2016 Un Art Pauvre, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
2016 Extraordinary Visions. L'Italia ci guarda, MAXXI, Rome
2016 Alberto Burri. Das Trauma der Malerei, Stifting Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf
2015 Alberto Burri. The Trauma of Painting, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2016, New York
2015 Concrete, with Stephan Keppel, PuntWG, Amsterdam
2015 Cinecitta, Eye Film Institute, Amsterdam
2015 The Mirror and Lamp Show, Jagtlust, Graveland
2014 Unseen 2014, Galerie Ton de Boer, Amsterdam
2014 Open Studios, American Academy, Rome
2014 What do you want? Your whole life in one night?, W139, Amsterdam
2014 Staged City, Arti & Amicitae, Amsterdam
2013 Visioni d'Arte, Museo Diocesano, Milan
2012 Foam & Film, &Foam, Amsterdam
2012 Foam Editions, &Foam, Amsterdam
2010 Gelderland Biennale, (with Probe #5), Museum Valkhof, Nijmegen
2010 Quickscan NL#01 (with Club Donny), Dutch Culture Centre, Shangha
2010 Quickscan NL#01 (with Club Donny), Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam¨
2008 A Perfect Book, Amsterdams Centrum voor Fotografie, Amsterdam
2007 W139/Basement, W139, Amsterdam
2006 Avenue van A tot Zero, Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam
2006 Index, De Gele Rijder, Arnhem

film screenings (festivals)
2017 Il Grande Cretto di Gibellina at Urban Eye Festival, Bucharest
2017 Il Grande Cretto di Gibellina at Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam
2017 Il Grande Cretto di Gibellina at Arquiteturas, Lisbon
2017 Il Grande Cretto di Gibellina at ArqFilmfest, London
2017 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto and Arcadia at Archicine, Saarbrucken
2016 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at Gibellina Photoroad, Gibellina
2016 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto and Arcadia at Demanio Marittimo.KM-278, Senigallia
2015 Arcadia at Exground Film Festival, Wiesbaden (with Q&A)
2015 Arcadia at LISFE, Leiden (with Q&A)
2015 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at 5th International Urban Film Festival, Teheran
2015 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at Layers #1 Nice House, Worm, Rotterdam
2015 Arcadia at Cour Toujours, International short film festival of Geneva
2014 Arcadia at Arquiteturas Film Festival 2014, Lisbon
2014 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at Uitkijk Goes Short, De Uitkijk, Amsterdam
2014 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at Arquiteturas Film Festival 2013, Casa das Artes, Porto
2014 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at Arquiteturas Film Festival 2013, Museo de Evora
2014 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at Pampifitas, Pampilhosa
2014 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at Short Waves, Poznan
2014 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at Filmnapok, Budapest
2013 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at BIEFF, Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival, Bucharest
2013 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at 8th Pravo Ljudski Film Festival, Sarajevo
2013 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at Arquiteturas Film Festival, Lisbon
2013 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at Debut competition, Nederlands Film Festival, Utrecht
2013 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at La Notte dei Musei, Museo delle Trame, Gibellina (with Q&A)
2013 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at Docaviv (Israeli premiere), Tel Aviv
2013 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at Dutch Shorts, Eye Film Institute, Amsterdam (with Q&A)
2013 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at Dinamo, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam
2012 La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto at Cinemaxxi short movies, Rome Film Festival Rome (with Q&A)

reviews, interviews
2017 Zoe Dankert, 'Arti geeft het migratiebeleid een persoonlijk gezicht', Metropolis M, May 2017
2016 Elisa Nocenti, 'Le Sale Cinema agli Ex Seccatoi del Tabacco' Valleylife, december 2016
2016 Pim Hugel, 'Scheuren in de aarde. Over de films van Petra Noordkamp', Pandora magazine, nr. 6, 2016
2016 Aniko Erdosi, 'Silence Buried in White Cement', Sculpture and Nature magazine
2016 Pippo Ciorra, catalogue Extraordinary Visions. L'Italia ci guarda, Fondazione MAXXI, June
2016 Theo Hakkert, 'Ik doe altijd kleine stapjes' De Tubantia, March 26
2016 Jeanne Prisser,'De Obscure Kamer', De Volkskrant, February 26
2016 Jan Pieter Ekker, 'Een worsteling met 2D en 3D' Het Parool, February 12
2015 J. Prisser, 'New York door de ogen van stedenfluisteraar Stephan Keppel', De Volkskrant, December 10
2015 'Fellows project debuts at the Guggenheim', American Academy in Rome Magazine, Fall/Winter 2015
2015 Hans Hartog de Jager, 'Leed wordt Kunst', NRC Handelsblad, October 29
2015 Anne van Driel, 'Brute krachten', De Volkskrant, October 14
2015 Roberta Smith, 'Alberto Burri, a Man of Steel, and Burlap', The New York Times, 0ctober 8
2014 Sophie Wright, 'Unseen Photo Fair 2014, Architecture, Cities, Photography', Tremors magazine
2014 Joyce Roodnat, 'Seurat knijpt even in mijn wang' NRC Handelsblad, June 7
2014 Jeanne Prisser, 'Amsterdam, 5 juni', De Volkskrant, June 6
2014 Jan Pieter Ekker, 'Burenoverlast wordt kunst', Het Parool, June 5
2014 Koen Kleijn, 'De stille stad', De Groene Amsterdammer, June 4
2013 D. Zavraka, Urban Blur, Cannot Not Design Publications, Athens
2012 Christophe van Gerrewey, 'The Mother, the Son and the Architect', Foam Album 2012
2012 Alessandro Mitola, 'La Madre, il Figlio e l' Architetto', Pizza Magazine 14/11/12
2012 Donny's favourites, 'La Madre, il Figlio e l'Architetto', Club Donny nr. 9
2012 Christophe van Gerrewey, 'Notes on a Petra Noordkamp's Video', San Rocco nr.5
2012 Claudia Kammer, 'De sfeer in de stad is unheimlich', NRC Next, July 31
2012 Claudia Kammer, 'De zoon, de moord en de architect', NRC Handelsblad, July 30
2012 Jan Pieter Ekker, 'Verstilde beelden van de kerk in Gibellina', Het Parool, July 26
2012 Manon Braat, 'Critic's Picks, Kunstbeeld, August 9
2012 Christophe van Gerrewey, 'The Mother, the Son and the Architect', Foamcahier June
2011 Paul Kempers, 'Op zoek naar de ander', Mister Motley nr. 30
2010 Quickscan NL#01, Nederlands Fotomuseum
2010 'Chasing the male gaze', Amelia's magazine, February
2006 Avenue van A tot Zero, Nederlands Fotomuseum en Veenman Publishers
2005 'Petra Noordkamp. Franse jongen in blik', Mister Motley nr. 7
2005 'Fotoverhalen. Die ene speciale', Rails, July/August
2000 Riet van der Linden, 'Gestolen romantische momenten', in Opzij 6/2000
2000 own publication, magazine (sequentie van een jongen)
2000 own publication, postcards Playa de Miramar, 1998

publications (photographic and text contributions)
2014 'Spheres', in Dark and Stormy nr. 5
2011 postcards, deSingel, Antwerpen
2010 Cinecitta, 2010 in Zissisnotaglossy nr. 4
2009 fontein Sabaudia, 2009 in club Donny nr. 4,
2008 'Casablanca's 30's memories' in The Purple Journal nr. 13
2005 Bar Kasparo, 1999 in Mister Motley nr. 7
2005 'Photographic folder' in The Purple Journal nr. 3, winter 05
2004 'De verloren man', in Het vakantiedoeboek, mei 2004
2003 'Kantoorgluren', in Carp 4/2/2003
1999 Park of the Future, uitgeverij De Balie, Amsterdam

lectures, artist talks etc.
2017 lecture, 'about two Gibellina's', Architectuur Centrum Nijmegen
2016 lecture 'Film and Architecture', Salon de Pinto, Amsterdam
2016 lecture 'Love, Death, Crime and Architecture', Studium Generale KABK, The Hague
2016 artist talk, about Il Grande Cretto di Gibellina, K21, Dusseldorf
2016 guest teacher (film, photography and architecture), Artez Arnhem
2015 lecture, at symposium 'How art and philosophy works', Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
2013 lecture 'Stupendous Miserable City', s.t. (Senza Titolo), Rome
2012 lecture, about film and architecture (with Maria Barnas, Steven Jacobs), Foam Amsterdam
2012 interview (part I, II and III) by Jonathan Crawford, on the Foam blog
2012 slideshow Cinecitta, Slideluck Potshow (curator Paul Kooiker), Amsterdam
2006 lecture, Centraal Museum Utrecht, organised by Mister Motley
2003 radioshow La Dolce Vita, about publication in Carp 4/2/2003

assignments
2016 short film, for artist Ernst van der Hoeven about his project Warp and Woof
2012 postcards, photos of the EYE Film Institute, september 2012
2010 'Het mysterie Maria' in Eigenzinnig, juni 2010
2010 'Beroofd, getild en opgelicht' in NRC Focus nr. 1
2010 Mika Vainio, catalogus Update 3 Body Sound
2010 A2-poster, prospectus Octavo publicaties
2009 'Kiki's kunststukken', Volkskrant magazine, 15 maart 2009
2009 rubriek Winkeltest, Volkskrant Magazine (31 mei 2008 - 2 mei 2009)
2008 Amsterdamlezing by Faoud Laroui, aula UvA, Amsterdam
2005 'Station Roosendaal, De grens vervaagt.', Rails, februari 2005
2005 Het psychologisch onderzoek, uitgeverij Ambo, Amsterdam
2005 De kleine assessmentgids, uitgeverij Ambo, Amsterdam
2005 rubriek, 'Hap Hallo' en 'Hap Slik Weg' , Rails (oktober 2004 - maart 2005)
2004 'Moblog Dessau, Brussel, Biarritz', Rails 7/8 2004
2004 'De eerste blik is een daalder waard', in de Volkskrant, 14/2 2004
2003 'Toeristische plekken in Amsterdam', of AFK en Gemeentearchief Amsterdam
2002 'Wie is er nou niet op zoek naar het droommeisje?', Avenue 2/2002
2002 Elske din datter, Koperative Utjowerij, Boalsert
2002 Bij afwezigheid van mannen, uitgeverij Ambo/Anthos, Amsterdam
2002 Kelile en Demne, uitgeverij Bert Bakker, Amsterdam
2001 De trots van de plek, uitg. TRS ontwikkelaarsgroep
2001 Kai, uitgeverij Prometheus, Amsterdam
2000 'Interrail, de mensen, het uitzicht en de souvenirs', Rails 6/2000

Other activities
2017 Curator exhibition My future is in my past and my past is my present in Arti et Amicitiae with Mounira Al Solh, Tudor Bratu, Lado Darakhveldize and Foundland
2017 Jury member Prix de Rome 2017
2016 Jury member Arti-medaille 2017
2016 Curator exhibition De Obscure Kamer in Arti et Amicitiae with Reynold Reynolds, Berend Strik, Mariken Wessels, Laurence Aëgerter and Thomas Manneke
2015 Curator exhibition Concrete at PuntWG with Stephan Keppel
2014 Curator exhibition Staged City (together with Laura van Rijs) in Arti et Amicitiae with Maria Barnas, Pablo Pijnappel, Batia Suter, Lucas Lenglet, Elisabeth Tonnard, Paulien Oltheten, Robbie Cornelissen, Arjen van Helmond, Rogier Taminiau, Sarah van Sonsbeeck a.o.
2012 Organisation Photobooks at Van Zoetendaal with Ruth van Beek, Anouk Kruithof, Diana Scherer a.o.
2007 Initiator exhibition W139/Basement (March, 2007) with Wineke Gartz, Rogier Taminiau, Menno Wigman

Since 2014 member of the Exhibition Programm Committee at Arti et Amicitiae

Since 1999 employee of magazine store Athenaeum Nieuwscentrum in Amsterdam and since 2003 responsible for the photography department at Athenaeum Boekhandel.