Binnenkadijk 315   1018 AX  Amsterdam   The Netherlands   T +31 (0)6 24 10 33 32

Born: Vlaardingen, The Netherlands, lives and works in Amsterdam.

Guest teacher/lecturer at: KASK, Ghent Belgium / School of Visual Arts, New York USA /

Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Capetown, South Africa / HKU Utrecht, Netherlands /

KABK, The Hague, Netherlands / The Design Academy, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

André Thijssen

Solo- and group exhibitions


2019   The Polaroid Project, At the intersection od Art and Technology, MIT Museum, Cambridge Ma. USA

           Upcoming: Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia

           The Polaroid Project, At the intersection od Art and Technology, McCord Museum, Montreal, Canada

1018   Museum Villa Mondriaan, Winterswijk, Netherlands 2 March - 16 September USA

           and WestLight, Vienna, Austria

           Fabulous Failures, Botanical Museum, Brussels, Belgium


2016   Participation in Fabulous Failures, curated by Erik Kessels, Les rencontres d' Arles, France

           'Jussey, France 2009', short film screening at the Third Culture Film Festival, Hong Kong, China


2015   AMS in the collection of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

           Vedute Backstage, manuscript #0193, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam (07/02-31/05)


2014   Dutch Photobooks at TIFF Festival 2014, September 5-15th, Wroclaw, Poland

           (Mis)Understanding Photography, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

           Vedute ‘Out of the box’, Marres - House for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, Netherlands

           Architecture Center, Twente, Enschede, Netherlands                                          

           PhotoQ Bookshop/Gallery, Fringe Phenomena

           30 jaar CBK, Be Calm


2013   We Like Art in De Bijenkorf, Amsterdam


2012   Nederlands Architectuur Instituut, Nai, Rotterdam,

           Vedutue ‘Out of the box’   https://vimeo.com/59670471

           MOTI Breda, Small Stories Bigger Picture,

           SlideLuckPotShow, Amsterdam, Netherlands 14 January, Pakhuis De Zwijger


2011   KK Outlet, London, U.K.

           Vienna, Austria, Polaroid (im)possible, Westlicht


2010   Rotterdam, Netherlands, Fringe Phenomena, Nederlands Fotomuseum


2009   Marken, Netherlands, Een dijk van een kust


2006   Utrecht, Netherlands, Wonder, Centraal Museum


2005   Naarden, Netherlands, Wonder, Fotofestival


2003   Rotterdam, Netherlands, Las Palmas


2002   Amsterdam, Netherlands, Open Mind project

           Amsterdam, Netherlands, FOAM in het Vondelpark              

           Amsterdam, Netherlands,  PANL (gold award)  


2001   Amsterdam, Netherlands, PANL


2000   Lausanne, Swiss, ‘The century of the body’


1999   Amsterdam, Netherlands, Photo in the city

           Lisbon, Portugal, ‘The century of the body’

           Maastricht, Netherlands, ‘On taste’, Bonnefanten museum          

           Naarden, Netherlands, Fotofestival                 

           Amsterdam, Netherlands, ‘Beautiful but good’ Stedelijk Museum‘  

  

1998   Frankfurt, Germany 1st Designers Avenue               

           Scopelos, Greece, ‘The body in the mirror’ Polaroid Int.

            

1995   Naarden, Netherlands, Fotofestival  

                      

1994   Rotterdam, Netherlands, KunstHAL

       

1993   Naarden, Netherlands, Fotofestival, Polaroid USA


1992   Cologne, Germany, Photokina, Polaroid USA

           Amsterdam, Netherlands, Image Galerie  

          

1991   Rotterdam, Netherlands, Galerie Fotomania


1990   Amsterdam, Netherlands, Museum Fodor

           Leiden, Netherlands, De Waag


1989   Amsterdam, Netherlands, Dutch Institute for Brain Research     

           Nagoya, Japan, World Design Exposition

              

1987   Amsterdam, Netherlands, Art About The House  

                 

1986   La Rochelle, France, La Chapelle du Lycée Fromentin          

           Amsterdam, Netherlands, Canon Gallery

                      

1985   Fribourg, Swiss, Musée d’Art et d’Histoire

1984   Bordeaux, France, Galerie Images Nouvelles               

           New York City, USA, Cooper Hewitt

                      

1983   Paris, France, Institut Neerlandais                   

           Amsterdam, Netherlands, Stichting Beeldende Kunst               

           Tilburg, Netherlands, Kultureel Sentrum                   

           Groningen, Netherlands, Oosterpoort

                      

1982   Cologne, Germany, Kunsthalle                      

           Antwerp, Belgium, Galerie Paule Pia

                 

1980   Brno, CSSR, Moravian Gallery                   

           Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Museum of Modern Art               

           Amsterdam, Netherlands, Arti et Amecitiae

                 

1978   Lyon, France, Palais St Jean                      

           Paris, France, Centre Pompidou

              

1977   Amsterdam, Netherlands, Museum Fodor               

           London, U.K., ICA The Mall  




Documentary film


2018   'Seen by André Thijssen' (60 min.) made by Remmelt Lukkien, LASSO Film & TV Production

           Dutch, not subtitled: http://www.vimeo.com/325851346

           English subtitled: https://vimeo.com/327980630




Publications

                 

FAXINATIE a selection from the fax correspondence 1992-1999 Hans Wolf and André Thijssen. January 2018


AMS selected one of the 22 best photo books published in 2015 http://verhalen.volkskrant.nl/fotoboeken#587

AMS at New Dawn Paper http://newdawnpaper.nl/andre-thijssen-oneigenlijkheden

AMS, Pheripheral visions on Amsterdam, A Fringe Phenomena publication - September 2015

‘The most poetic photo book on Amsterdam, review on AMS in NRC Handelsblad, 25 September 2015


Parool PS2, a newspaper weekly photo column since 15 April 2014


Fringe Phenomena 3 - September 2013


Goldmine, Items magazine 4/5-2012

Search Find Like Share, Perspectives in visual storytelling, MOTI: october 2012


Dazed & Confused, André Thijssen’s peripheral visions (U.K.): 5 october 2011

http://www.dazeddigital.com/photography/article/11596/1/andre-thijssens-peripheral-visions

Metropolis M: april/may 2011

Fringe Phenomena, among best photo books published in 2010: january 2011


‘Thijssen’s foto’s zijn puntenslijpers voor de ogen‘, NRC: 27 july 2010

‘Uitgestelde momenten van precisie’, De Volkskrant: 23 july 2010

Fringe Phenomena double publication: july 2010


Radio op de TV, VPRO televisie: oktober 2009


NOVUM (Swiss): march 2008


PANL annual (Gold Award): 2002


PANL annual: 2001


I-jusi, South Africa: december 1999

Lost At Sea e-magazine: online, permanent since 1999

De Fotograaf: march1999

Creative Review, The Well (U.K.): april 1999


ITEMS magazine: december 1998

Creative Review (U.K.): june 1998


Dutch: march 1997

Credits: march 1997


Art View nr 26: oktober 1995

The end of print, Laurens King Publishing (UK): may 1995  

Focus: january 1995


Rotterdamse Designprijs (nomination): february 1994


AD&D annual (U.K.): 1993

Nieuws Tribune: 9 september 1993

RVU television: august 10, 1993

NRC Handelsblad:  june 22, 1993

Lolapaloeza, VPRO televisie:  june 14, 1993

Page (Germany):  june 1993

Selections 6, Polaroid (USA): may 1993

XYZ Design and Technology: march 1993

Items magazine: january 1993


Hot Graphics (UK): june 1992


IDEA (Japan): nr 219, february 1990


NRC Handelsblad: 14 december 1989

Blad - on magazines: july 1989


Prins Bernhard Cultuur Fonds: 1988


Art about the house, Amsterdam: august 1987


Foto: june 1986

Avenue: june 1986


Rheinische Post (Germany): june 1985

NRZ (Germany): june 1985

Stadtanzeiger Emmerich (Germany): june 1985

Professionele Fotografie:  februari, march 1985

De Volkskrant: 15 february 1985


Avenue Galerie: december 1982

Foto: december 1982

Selections 1, Polaroid (USA): 1982

Fotokina, Photography 1922 - 1982  september 1982


Het Parool: 9 december 1981

Avenue: february 1981

Zien: september 1981

Foto: december 1981


  


Commissioned work


The Netherlands

NRC Handelsblad / De Volkskrant / Het Parool / Vrij Nederland / De Groene Amsterdammer / Carp /

VPRO Broadcasting Co. /Hollands Diep / Dutch / Blad / Items / Credits / Holland Festival


Belgium

Kaai Theater / Vlaams Theater


United Kingdom

Penguin books / Creative Magazine


USA

Esquire Magazine / The New York Times / New York Magazine / Fortune / The Atlantic / The Village Voice /

Time Magazine / Plazm / Ray Gun Magazine / Blue Travel

Music Co. Luaka Bob - No Such Place, Jim White  / Virgin Records - Bridges To Babylon,

The Rolling Stones (unpublished)