Magic is an attitude, which instead of taking images to orient oneself in the world, takes the world to orient oneself in the image.

(Flusser)

 

 

At the age of eleven, I had my first photo camera and at the age of fourteen, I was introduced to the magic of the darkroom. Since then I have been fascinated by the photographic medium. The semi-automatic process in which coincidence, circumstances, the apparatus, and personal input together lead to a result.

 

In my projects, I have a dialogue, playful interaction, with the photographic medium allowing happy accidents and technical imperfection. What is photography and what could be hidden inside the image during the making? Is unseen information captured and if so, how can I reveal it? Contrast, the aspect of time and the in-between that is inextricably linked to photography are points of focus.

 

Digitally the image is a code of zeros and ones. Is sound captured in an image or can I give it back depth? An image taken hides materiality, texture, surface and the roughness of the subject depicted. By printing it on a paper surface or as a 3D object we make a transition from one medium to another and change the texture. Tactility is added but the materiality of the original subject has been lost.

Hilde Maassen

For questions or collaboration; please contact me

Hilde Maassen

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

+31 (0) 6 814 88 622

fotografie@hildemaassen.nl

maassen@glr.nl

CV

 

2020 - Publication in Dodho magazine

2020 - Interview Behance Winish Chedi

2020 - Landings Falmouth University

 

2019 - Tokyo International Fotofestival - Honorable mention

2019 - Publication in book: "Photoshop Masters" by Rob de Winter

2019 - Landings Falmouth University

2019 - 2nd Chiana International Photofestival - Greece

2019 - Workshop instructor Photojournalism - Adobe education

2019 - Workshop instructor Mobile Photography - Adobe education

2019 - Group exhibition the Blank Wall gallery Athens

2019 - Webinar (live stream) creativity

2019 - Present at BETT show London

 

2018 - Workshop instructor Digital photography  - Adobe education

2018 - Workshop 3D  design - Adobe London, England

2018 - Present and workshops at BETT show London

 

2017 - Workshop Image lifts - Augsburg University EMEA Adobe

2017 - Workshops  Austria Education Summit - Oberward- Austria

2017 - Present at Adobe inspiration day - Adobe Nederland

 

2016 - Presentation on workshop digital creativity - Adobe Education

 

2015 - Workshop and talk at EMEA Education summit Rotterdam

 

2014 - Book the Urban sheep in Rotterdam

2014 - Group exhibition Deelder dichterbij

2014 - Presentation Education summit at Adobe head office in San José

 

2013 - Group exhibition 25 female Photographers from Rotterdam

2013 - Presentation at the EMEA Education Summit in Barcelona

 

2012 - Speaker at  Multimania Kortrijk

2012 - Yearbook VOS

 

2010 - Speaker at  Multimania Kortrijk

2010 - Yearbook VOS

2010 - A weeks Workshop infrared photography.  Willem de Koonink -

Art academy Rotterdam (BA)

2010 - Solo Exhibition Rotterdam museum; the radiant human being

 

2009 - Book: Have you ever seen the lights?

 

2008 - Group exhibition Rotterdam museum book volunteers

2008 - Publication in book “de laatste fotograaf” (the last photographer)

 

2003 - Group exhibition Tent Rotterdam

 

2002 - Group exhibition "Met de Billen Bloot"(2) - Grafisch Lyceum, Rotterdam

 

2001 - Art route Nieuwerschans: exhibition “traveling company”

 

2000 - Weeks project "manipulation"- Willem de Kooning - Art academy (BA)

 

1998 - Group exhibition "Met de Billen Bloot 1" - Grafisch Lyceum, Rotterdam

 

1997 - Projectweek photography -. Art academy St Joost Breda. (BA)

 

1996 - Projectweek photography -. Art academy St Joost Breda. (BA)

1996 - Workshops heliography at the Art-academy St. Joost Breda. (BA)

1996 - Group exhibition NBKS Breda " Uit drukken is ontstaan"

 

1995 - Group exhibition Eindhoven Pinhole

1995 - Duo exhibition Galerie Objectief Enschede Pinhole

 

1994 - Group exhibition “edele procedeés” SBK Dordrecht

1994 - Duo exhibition Galerie de opsteker Amsterdam

1994 - Exhibition Photo festival Durgerdam

1994 - Solo exhibition Galerie Den Bosch

 

1993 - Photo Festival Naarden group exhibition

1993 - Group exhibition: museum The Beyaard Breda

1993 - Agfa Prize

1993 - Group exhibition: De Fabriek Rotterdam

 

1992 - Slideshow with sound for the central library in the Hague

1992 - Slideshow with sound for the fire department the Hague

1992 - Bumpers: films and a video clip for Dutch television (in teams)

 

1991 - Photo 4 x 6 meters for Photo Festival Naarden (paint box)

1991 - Slideshow with sound Zierikzee, residential care home

 

1990 - Photography for book: games for disabled in the Netherlands

 

Education and work

 

2019 - 2021 Master Photography Falmouth University

2013 Leiden university: Identify historical photographic and mechanical processes

1997- now Teacher Grafisch Lyceum Rotterdam

1996 - 1997 Teacher photography at a K-12 school, Helinium Hellevoetssluis

1995 - now Freelance trainer / instructor and photographer

1995 - 1996 Post-academic Study- Educator Degree

1993 - 2003 Freelance photographer

1989 - 1993 Art Academy St. Joost in Breda, The Netherlands - BA- Photography

1987 - 1989 Academy for Industrial Design in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

 

CERTIFICATES

 

2020 - Adobe Certified Instructor for Creative Cloud Design & Layout Solutions

2018 - Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor Illustrator (active)

2018 - Training. Feedback: give and receive

2017 - Office 365 training

2017 - Cambridge English C1 ACE

2016 - 3D printing in the classroom

2016 - Training Agile and Scrum Essentials

2016 - Assessor

2014 - Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor InDesign (active)

2014 - Present in English

2012 - Certified Expert and Instructor Muse (active)

2012 - Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor Lightroom  (active)

2006 - Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor Photoshop  (active)

 

 

HILDE MAASSEN

ARTIST