Desiré van den Berg  (Zaanstad, 1991) is a photographer based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. In 2011, Van den Berg became active as a nightlife, subculture and travel photographer and now she is mostly known for her editorial, documentary and portrait photography. She has a BA in Linguistics from University of Amsterdam and studied Chinese at University of Leiden and City University Hong Kong. Van den Berg is an autodidact in photography, exploring both digital and analogue photography. Interested in scientific and philosophical theories questioning truth, objectivity and reality, she considers her work as an ongoing study of these subjects.   For enquiries and general info please contact:  bergdotjpeg@gmail.com   Awarded  2018  - Nachtfotograaf des Vaderlands by VICE Magazine (NL)  2016 - Top-Rated entry of the Magnum Photography Awards - One of the "most promising Dutch entrepreneurs" by FD Persoonlijk (Financieele Dagblad)  2013 - New Dutch Photography Talent by GUP Magazine - Honorable mention Canon x NRC Fotowedstrijd thema "Weinig Licht"  2011 - Selected for commendation by Sony World Photography Awards, featured in the 2011 Sony World Photography Awards Winner’s Book

Desiré van den Berg

(Zaanstad, 1991) is a photographer based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. In 2011, Van den Berg became active as a nightlife, subculture and travel photographer and now she is mostly known for her editorial, documentary and portrait photography. She has a BA in Linguistics from University of Amsterdam and studied Chinese at University of Leiden and City University Hong Kong. Van den Berg is an autodidact in photography, exploring both digital and analogue photography. Interested in scientific and philosophical theories questioning truth, objectivity and reality, she considers her work as an ongoing study of these subjects. 

For enquiries and general info please contact:
bergdotjpeg@gmail.com

Awarded

2018

- Nachtfotograaf des Vaderlands by VICE Magazine (NL)

2016
- Top-Rated entry of the Magnum Photography Awards
- One of the "most promising Dutch entrepreneurs" by FD Persoonlijk (Financieele Dagblad)

2013
- New Dutch Photography Talent by GUP Magazine
- Honorable mention Canon x NRC Fotowedstrijd thema "Weinig Licht"

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

Exhibitions 

2017
- Tbilisi Photo Festival
Screening at Opening Night - Tbilisi, Georgia

2016
- "Beauty in the streets" at Volkshotel
Group exhibition - Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Magnum Photography Awards 2016 Competition Gallery
Selected feature - Online
- Archival work at Struik
Solo exhibition - Amsterdam, Netherlands

2015
- UNSEEN Photo Fair
Group exhibition - Amsterdam, Netherlands
- "Voltt 10 years" at Mary Go Wild
Solo exhibition - Amsterdam, Netherlands
- "Generation Y's Hiphop" at Melkweg Gallery
Group exhibition - Amsterdam, Netherlands

2014
- Photo Town at Felix &FOAM
Photography Fair/Group exhibition - Amsterdam, Netherlands

2013
- New Dutch Photography Talent by GUP Magazine
Group exhibition - Amsterdam, Netherlands


2012
- "Doc.: An Exhibition" at Hotel Arena
Group exhibition - Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

Clients

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