About Elske

Elske Koelstra

photography

Click HERE to read an exhaustive interview with Elske

(Made in 2018 by Sylvie Huissaud from E-com-image.fr

ABOUT ELSKE

 

Elske Koelstra, 1964, is Dutch and has always been interested in nature as well as in photography.

She was nominated best young photographer in The Netherlands in both 1995 and 1996.

 

In 1996 she moved to Paris, from where she traveled the world for her former job as a biscuit maker.

 

She had several international shows in musea, galleries and on odd places like at Orly airport.

 

Nowadays she lives and works in the Provence in the south of France.

VIDEO: Elske tells about her photography

(Made in 2014 by Olivier Meissel, in French, 2 minutes.)

SHOWS & CV

Impressions of shows, prizes, openings...

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Catalogue of the exposition 'MARKED', 2017 in the Eclectica Print Gallery in Cape Town (South Africa)

(contribution of Elske on pages 16-17)

CURRICULUM VITAE

Expositions Individuelles:

2018 "Atelier PO'M", Monteux, France ("SPRING")

2017 “Le Cercle de l'Union”, Caseneuve, France (“TIME")

2016 “Voir & Ecouter”, Rustrel, France (“L'Âme Voyageuse")

2014 “Maison de Bonilis” Bonnieux, France (“Libre comme un poisson dans le Niger”)

2014 “Voir & Ecouter”, Rustrel, France (“About Birds & Butterflies”)

2013 “Villa Augustine”, Apt, France (“Décalages: la perte du réel”)

2012 “ACORN Fine Arts Atelier”, Saint Saturnin lès Apt, France (divers)

2012 “Voir & Ecouter”, Rustrel, France ("Train de Vie")

2001 “Galerie d’Art de l'Aeroport de Paris-Orly”, France (“Voyages”)

1997 Musée “Ships from foreign countries”, Rotterdam (“Photos de pays lointains”)

1997 Musée “Muséon”, La Haye, Les Pays-Bas (“Mali”, une journée)

1996 Hôtel de Ville, Hilversum, Les Pays-Bas (“Ségou”)

1994 COC, Rotterdam, Les Pays-Bas ("En t'attendant")

1994 Maison des Femmes, Rotterdam, (“le Silence de Mali”)

1995 – 1996 Siège LU Pays-Bas, Dordrecht, (sujets divers)

 

Expositions Collectives:

2017 "Gallery Eclectica Print", Cape Town, South-Africa ("Marked")

2015 "Galerie Sille", Oudewater, Pays-Bas ("The New Season")

2015 "Espace Casteau", Roussillon, France ("FLIGHT")

2015 “Galerie Caroline Tresca”, Paris, France (“Arbres”)

2008 Cave de Lumière, France ("Design Appliqué 2")

2007 “Galerie La Gare de Bonnieux”, France ("Design Appliqué 1")

2004 “Galerie IZO”, Cavaillon, France ("Le Portrait")

2002 “L’Oeil Quimperois”, Fort Ste Marine, Combrit, France (“Animaux”)

2001 “Galerie Artishow”, Douarnenez, France (“Ports and bateaux”)

1999 “Galerie Philippe Gelot”, Paris, France (“La Voix du Regard”)

“Le Tapis Rouge”, Paris, France (“L’image de soi”)

“Galerie Kas di Alma Blou”, Curacao, Antilles Néerlandaises

“Galerie De Nieuwe Veste”, Breda, Les Pays-Bas (“Quand la lumière écrit”)

1997 “Galerie Nesle”, Paris, France (“Mois bis de la Photo”)

1994 “Columbus Art Gallery”, Aruba, Antilles Néerlandaises

1994 Musée d'Histoire, Rotterdam, (“Dress code”)

1985 De Watermolen, Parc Sonsbeek, Arnhem, Les Pays-Bas

 

Participation Films

2017 Court-métrage 'Deux Escargots s'en vont' de Jean-Pierre Jeunet (photographie)

2015 Reportage 'Stop Making Jam' de Michael Snurawa (protagoniste + photographie)

 

Membres:

1994 – 2002 Membre 'Candidat-Maître' du group BMK, Pays-Bas

(BMK= Bonds Meester Klasse; group national de photographes maître)

1997 – 2000 Membre “Imathis”, Athis-Mons, France

1993 – 1996 Membre “FOTO” (photographes féminines), Rotterdam

1993 - 1999 Membre club photo Rotterdam, Pays-Bas

1985 – 1988 Membre de club photo Wageningen, Pays-Bas

 

Publications:

1999 “La Voix du Regard”, magazine Française

1996 “FOTO”, magazine Néerlandaise, (J.S.-Award, 2 photos)

1995 “FOTO”, magazine Néerlandaise (2 photos, double page)

1993 "Aruba Today", journal quotidien, 5 première pages

 

Prix et Nominations:

1999 Invitation Participation “Foto Nationaal”, Pays-Bas

1999 Invitation Participation “Het Dier Anders”, Fotofestival Naarden, Pays-Bas

1996 Nomination “J.S.-Award”, Pays-Bas

1996 1er Prix “Kijk Brabant Nu”, Pays-Bas

1995 Nomination “J.S.-Award”, Pays-Bas

1994 1er Prix “Beeldschoon Nederland”

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