about

Chantal Heijnen
1976 | The Netherlands

education
2005 – 2008: Photoacademy, Amsterdam, Bachelor degree, Graduated with Honours
1995 – 1999: Social Academy, Nijmegen, Bachelor degree

group exhibitions
2012  : ‘Bronxites’ – Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography – curated by David Bram, Detroit
2012  : ‘Bronxites’ – PhotoPlace Gallery  - curated by Kyohei Abe (DCCP) , Vermont
2012  : ‘Bronxites’ – Figment , Pop-up Show | New York
2011  : ‘Ghost Republic Somaliland’ – LagosPhoto Festival | Lagos, Nigeria
2011  : ‘Ghost Republic Somaliland’ – Art from the Heart – Pop-up Show | New York City, USA
2010 :  ‘Bronxites’ video portraits – LekArt Festival | Museum Elisabeth Weeshuis| The Netherlands
2010 :  ‘Bronxites’ –  FOTOGRAFIA Photo Festival  | Rome, Italy
2008 :  ‘Bronxites’ video portraits –  FOAM Photo museum | Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2008 :  ‘Bronxites’ – Exposuretime, NOORDERLICHT Photo Festival | Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

awards / honors / grants
2012 :  Dutch Doc Award, nominated long list with the series ‘Bronxites’ | The Netherlands
2012:   BKVB – Publication Grant for Ghost Republic Somaliland book | The Netherlands
2012 :  CENTER Portfolio Review participant | Santa FE, New Mexico
2011 :  New York Times Lens Blog publication with series ‘Bronxites’
2010 :  Nominated for Prix ANI | Visa pour l’Image Festival | Perpignan, France
2009 :  Eddie Adams Workshop participant | Jeffersonville, NY
2008 :  First Prize ‘Photo Academy Award’ | Publication in ‘De Standaard’
2008 :  First Prize ‘Photo Academy Award’ | Multi-media assignment ‘Deloitte’
2008 :  Nomination ‘Photo Academy Award’ |  ‘Photo Museum Antwerpen’

publications (2008-2012)
New York Times, Stern Magazine, Vanity Fair, GUP magazine, Vrij Nederland, de Groene Amsterdammer, NRC Handelsblad,, NRC Next, de Volkskrant, de Tijd, IS Magazine, Elsevier, De Standaard, De Tijd, Trouw, OneWorld, Readers Digest, Hollands Diep, FOTO Digi Pro

workshops / masterclass
2010 :  Antonin Kratochvil , Gallery VII, Brooklyn, NY
2009 :  Eddie Adams Workshop, Jeffersonville, NY
2007 :  Photo festival Noorderlicht, James Whitlow Delano & Pablo Bartholomew, NL
2006 :  Mary Ellen Mark, NY

assisting jobs
2010 – current : ICP | Teaching Assistant Community Program ‘Teen Academy Imagemakers’, NY
2008 – 2010    : Dana Lixenberg, NY