WITHO WORMS (b. 1959)

CHRONOLOGY

1959 Born in The Netherlands

1978-1980 Studied Cultural Anthropology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands

1986-1988 Studied Visual Anthropology and Mass Communication, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands

1988-1990 Studied Audiovisual Design and Photography, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Utrecht, Netherlands

2012 Selected for the Paris Photo-Aperture First Photo Book Award

2013 Gold Medal for Das schönste Buch aller Welt, Stiftung Buchkunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

The Best Dutch Book Designs 2012, Stichting Het Best Verzorgde Boek, Amsterdam, Netherlands

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Cette montagne c’est moi & A Forest Reconstructed | L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, NYC

2016 Cette montagne c’est moi | Arena Noorderlicht | Museum Belvedere, Heerenveen, Netherlands

Two: a forest on a drawing board | Art Rotterdam, Johan Deumens Gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Tree: a collection in Time and in Space | Amsterdam Art Fair, Johan Deumens Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2012 Cette montagne c’est moi | Johan Deumens Gallery, Leipzig, Germany

Cette montagne c’est moi | Musée de la Photographie, Charleroi, Belgium

Cette montagne c’est moi | Johan Deumens Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2005 Polderland NL/FL | Richmond, VA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 The Photograph That Took the Place of a Mountain | Gallery Vriend van Bavink, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2018 Back to the Future | C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Coal + Ice | Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture, San Francisco, CA

Traces of Coal, The Photography Show, presented by AIPAD | L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, Pier 94, NY

2017-2018 What’s New? Recent Acquisitions | New York Public Library, NY2017

PAN Amsterdam | Galerie Caroline O’Breen’s booth, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Suspension of Disbelief | Galerie Caroline O’Breen, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Aanwinsten: vergezichten | Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, Netherlands

2015 The Memory of Time: Contemporary Photographs at the National Gallery | National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Uitgelezen: over boekdrukkunst | Museum Gouda, Gouda, Netherlands

2014 On the Move | Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oh No! They did not . . . | De Drie Heuvelen, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2013 Best Verzorgde Boeken | Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Coda Black | Coda, Apeldoorn, Netherlands

Das Schönste Buch aller Welt | Buchmesse, Leipzig, Germany

2012 The Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards | Paris Photo, France

Ruin in Photography | New York Public Library, NY

2011 E/AB Fair | Johan Deumens Gallery, New York, NY

De kracht van heden | Museum de Paviljoens, Almere, Netherlands

2008 PAN Amsterdam | Witzenhausen Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2007 PAN Amsterdam | Witzenhausen Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2006 A Portrait and an Apartment | Dmitrovsky Kremlin, Dmitrov, Russia

2005 A Portrait and an Apartment | De Kubus, Lelystad, Netherlands

Landscapes Flevoland | Dmitrovsky Kremlin, Dmitrov, Russia

In contact met Negele | Situaties/Laboratorium Flevoland, Museum de Paviljoens,

Almere, Netherlands | Verleidelijk Beleid

Belsting en Douane Museum | Rotterdam, Netherlands

MONOGRAPHS

2016 A forest on a drawing board. Amsterdam: Self-Published, Ed. of 10 + 2 A.P.

2012 Cette montagne c’est moi. Amsterdam: Fw: Books

2005 Polderland NL/FL. Flevoland: Cultuurnota

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018 Taco Hidde Bakker, The Photograph That Took the Place of a Mountain, Fw: Books, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Foam Magazine #49, “Back to the Future”

2017 Taco Hidde Bakker, Kent Sisyfus de berg? Op reis met Witho Worms

EXTRA 21 Fotografie in context, FoMu, Antwerp, Belgium

Elsje van Ree, Die berg ben ik, Pf Professionele fotografie, Netherlands

2015 Sarah Greenough and Andrea Nelson, The Memory of Time: Contemporary Photographs at the National Gallery, Washington, D.C.

2012 Susan Tallam. This Mountain That’s Me (2006-2011), Art in Print, Vol 1, Number 5

2005 Verleidelijk Beleid. Belasting en Douane Museum, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2004 The wild and wonderful colors of Zia. The World Journal of Post-factory Photography. 2/2003, New York

BOOK AWARDS

2013 Gold medal for Das schönste Buch aller Welt [The Most Beautiful Book in the World]. Stiftung Buchkunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2012 The Best Dutch Book Designs. Stichting Het Best Verzorgde Boek, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Short-listed for First Book Award, Paris Photo-Aperture

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Bayerische Staatliche Sammlung, Munich, Germany

Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Gemeente Almere, Almere, Netherlands

Musée de la Photographie Charleroi, Belgium

Museum de Paviljoens, Almere, The Netherlands

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

New York Public Library, NY

Province of Flevoland, The Netherlands

Steijilke Museum, Amsterdam, Natherlands

Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden / Rijksprentenkabinet, Leiden, Netherlands

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT