17.07.2011 in14:42 in Landscapes -->
Hans Bol - Dutch, b.1957
Born in Amsterdam, NL.
1982 – 1998
Works as a teacher of English.
1982 – present
Extensive travels through large parts of the world, among them India, U.S.A, Myanmar (Birma), Europe, in order to photograph.
Finishes a photographic education in the Netherlands.
Solo-exhibition in gallery Portfolio in Antwerp (B).
Sells a series of his pictures made in Carrara (I) to the ‘Prentenkabinet’ (national collection) in Leiden (NL).
Produces a series of cityscapes in Antwerp, commissioned by ‘Antwerpen ’93′. Big exhibition in St. Felix in Antwerp. All photographs were made using 11×14″ and 12×20″.
1991 – 1993
Extensive travels through the USA; meets Michael A. Smith, whose knowledge of large-format photography has great influence.
1996 – heden
Starts working as printer for the Nederlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam.
Leads a workshop together with Burkhardt Kiegeland, founder of Lotus View Camera in Austria; simultaneously exhibits his photographs in the Lotus Galerie in Austria.
Makes a series of panoramic photographs of landscapes around Amsterdam, commissioned by the ‘Raad voor de Monumentenzorg’ in Amsterdam. The work is published in a book called “Gespaard Landschap” (Saved Landscapes).
Sells 7 big enlargements to the ‘Museum voor Fotografie’ in Antwerp (B).
2001 – 2002
Commission for a series of documentary photographs called “The importance of water in the (changing) landscape of the Ooijpolder and the Over-Betuwe”.
Groupexhibition in Photomuseum Amsterdam (FOAM) called “Panorama Amsterdam 1862-2003″.
Groupexhibition in ‘Museum Het Valkhof’, Nijmegen (NL).
Opening website www.hansbol.com.
Sets up a publishing-house called ‘Recto Verso’ (see above).
Publication of the book “Het Formaat van Waterland (Waterland Images)”.
Participant in groupexhibition “Polder” in the Netherlands Fotomuseum at Rotterdam.
Participant in “Museumnacht Rotterdam”, exhibition “De Andere Hand”.