photography by Desiré van den Berg

Desiré van den Berg

Graduated in General Linguistics at the University of Amsterdam in 2014,
studied Mandarin Chinese at the Leiden University and the City University Hong Kong
Born on September 5, 1991 in the Netherlands
Based in Amsterdam, Netherlands

 for updates/news, instagram: @bergdotjpeg

for updates/news, instagram: @bergdotjpeg

Publications, exhibitions and awards

- Group exhibition "Beauty in the streets" at Volkshotel, Amsterdam, hosted by Mrs. Mokum
- Two photos featured in the Magnum Photography Awards 2016 Competition Gallery, selected by Magnum editors
- Top-Rated entry of the Magnum Photography Awards 2016
- Solo exhibition at Struik, Amsterdam
- Selected as one of the "most promising Dutch entrepreneurs 2016" by FD Persoonlijk (Financieele Dagblad)
- Presentation at PechaKucha Night in Utrecht, Netherlands (02/2016)
- Publication in "De Grote Amsterdamse Kunstkalender 2016"-calendar, sold at museum stores in the Netherlands
- Interview with FunX Radio, during "WorX"

- Group exhibition at the UNSEEN Photo Fair in Amsterdam in the down-town program at the Volkshotel (represented by No Man's Art Gallery)
- Publication of photography book "Do Disturb" in collaboration with MENDO Books and CitizenM Hotels, published by Terra Lannoo
- Publications about "Do Disturb" in Vogue (Netherlands), ELLE (Netherlands & Belgium), Esquire (NL), Metro (NL), Cosmopolitan (NL), Glamour (NL), ...
- Interview about "Do Disturb" with Radio 1, De Ochtend
- Presentation about "Do Disturb" at PechaKucha during ADE in Amsterdam, hosted by Urban Ears
- Group exhibition "Generation Y's Hiphop", initiated by Encore, at Melkweg Gallery, Amsterdam
- Solo exhibition "Voltt 10 years" at Mary Go Wild, Amsterdam (music/books/art/nightlife store)
- Publication of photo series "Black for life" (B-Style in Tokyo) in Curium Mag, Canada
- Interview with Refinery29 about photo series "Black for life" (B-Style in Tokyo)

- Group exhibition at Foam Photography Museum's Photography Fair, Photo Town, at Felix & Foam, Amsterdam
- Publications of photo series "Black for life" (B-Style in Tokyo) in the Times (South Africa), BBC (Brazil), VICE Magazine (USA, England, China, etc), Les Inrocks (France), Sábado (weekly news magazine, Portugal), Friday Magazine (Switzerland), NaTemat (Poland), Glamour Magazine (Brazil), Utrop newspaper (Norway)
- Interview with national radio station France Inter, France
- Interview with Dutch radio station FunX about B-Style photo series
- Album cover of Redinho's first album chosen as "Best album cover 2014" by Complex Magazine

- Selected as New Dutch Photography Talent 2013 by GUP Magazine,
with a publication in NEW Photography 2013 book and a group exhibition at GUP Gallery

- Group exhibition "Doc. An Exhibition" at Hotel Arena, by PUP Agency, in Amsterdam
- Publication of photos of Jordan (on assignment for ANWB) in Reizen Magazine (travel) 

- Selected for commendation by Sony World Photography Awards, featured in the 2011 Sony World Photography Awards Winner’s Book



NTR, Life After Football, Vrij Nederland, Financieele Dagblad, Milk Studios, Red Bull Music Academy, NRC Media, CitizenM Hotels, i-D Magazine, Terra Lannoo, Asics, Dekmantel, Eye Amsterdam, Hadimassa, ID&T, Melkweg, Stedelijk Museum, Subbacultcha, VICE Magazine