Heidi de Gier, 1977
Photographer
Graduated HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, the Netherlands in 2005
Lives and works in Utrecht, the Netherlands

Exhibitions

2021

  • Museumgarden, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, NL, April-August, 2021

2020

  • KF Hein Fund, Maliesingel, Utrecht, NL, January-February, 2020
  • Utrecht In Motion, Forum, Utrecht Central Station, NL, October, 2019-November, 2020

2019

  • Utrecht In Motion, Station Square, Utrecht Central, NL, May-October, 2019

2016

2015

  • Geestdrift festival, Der Tod, Utrecht, NL, 31 oktober
  • PEER Paper Platform, Der Tod, Amsterdam, NL, 14-20 september

2012

2011

2010

  • Cereoolfactory, Nacht der Nostalgie (Night of Nostalgia), Utrecht, NL

2009

  • TrouwAmsterdam, Andere Ogen (Other Eyes), selection of 10 years Volkskrant Magazine photography, NL
  • Atelierroute Utrecht (open studio), Sophies Art Projects, Hooghiemstra Utrecht, NL

2008

  • Toonkamer, (Dutch Design Centre), Kunst Dichtbij (Art Nearby), Utrecht, NL
  • Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, Sport Equally Illuminated, The Hague, NL
  • Conference centre Papendal, Sport Equally Illuminated, Arnhem, NL

2006

  • Toren van Babel (Tower of Babel), CU in Babel, Utrecht, NL
  • Post CS gebouw, PANL Award #16, Amsterdam, NL

2005

  • INIT, PANL Award #15, Amsterdam, NL
  • Town Hall Terneuzen, Young Photographers, NL
  • Kop vol Lombokunst, Utrecht, NL
  • Health Care Centre Lombok, Script, Utrecht, NL
  • HKU festival, Graduation Exhibition, Utrecht, NL
  • Studio Wim Sontrop Kasten, The last Farmgirls, Utrecht, NL

2004

  • Lombokunstweekend (Lombok Art Weekend), Utrecht, NL

Bookpresentations

2013

2012

2011

  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam Design Prize, nomination Hans Gremmen, Rotterdam, NL
  • Little Big Press, Fotoleggendo 2011, Rome, IT
  • Künstlerverein Malkasten, Fw:, Exhibition and Library: Foxtrot Whiskey, Düsseldorf, DE

Performance Der Tod

2019

  • Undercurrent, Waterworks, Der Tod und vier Mädchen, Syrène Saxofoonkwartet, Amsterdam, NL

2015

  • Azijnfabriek, Der Tod und vier Mädchen, Syrène Saxophone Quartet, Den Bosch, NL,
  • Hunebedcentrum, Der Tod und vier Mädchen, Syrène Saxophone Quartet, Borger, NL
  • Fort Kijkduin, Der Tod und vier Mädchen, Syrène Saxophone Quartet, Den Helder, NL
  • De Zeven Linden, Der Tod und vier Mädchen, Syrène Saxophone Quartet, Utrecht, NL
  • Van Goghkerkje, Der Tod und vier Mädchen, Syrène Saxophone Quartet Nuenen, NL
  • Munttheater, Der Tod und vier Mädchen, Syrène Saxophone Quartet, Weert, NL

Book

  • A Falling Horizon, 2011
    Design: Hans Gremmen
    Text: Tracy Metz
    Publisher: Fw:Books

Grants, Awards

  • Longlist Dutch Doc Award, NL, 2012
  • Best Dutch Book Designs 2011, NL
  • Best Photobooks of 2011, PhotoEye, selected by Larissa Leclair, USA
  • Shortlist Book Award, Les Rencontres d’Arles, FR, 2011
  • Cultural Fund BNG, 2011
  • Working Budget, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, 2010
  • PANL Award #15, merit, 2006
  • Starter Stipend, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, 2006

Worked with, for

The Guardian, Lighthouse Reports, Dear T, (theater company), WIRED, Studio Spomenik, FOTODOK, Volkskrant Magazine, (weekly magazine of Dutch newspaper), Volkskrant (Dutch newspaper), The Correspondent (online newsplatform), Vrij Nederland (weekly opinion illustrated magazine), NRC.Next (Dutch newspaper), NRC Handelsblad (Dutch newspaper), Trouw (Dutch newspaper), Opzij (feminist magazine), Pelican Magazines, Fw:Books (publisher), NWO (Dutch organisation for scientific research), Rijksdienst voor Cultureel Erfgoed (State service for Cultural Heritage), Ministery of Health, Welfare and Sports, TU Delft, Rabobank Utrecht, Steinmetz|de Compaan, Publisher Nijgh & Van Ditmar, Theaterworkplace Eskalibur, Into the Great Wide Open (music festival), GO SHORT (International Short Film Festival Nijmegen), Lotte van Laatum, Bas Haring, The Gathering, Syrène Saxophone Quartet, Happy Camper, Job Roggeveen, This Beautiful Mess, Isolde Woudstra, Marisa Rappard, Nynke van Spiegel, Utrecht municipality, Erfgoed Deal (Cultural Heritage), KF Hein Fund.

Teaching

  • Seminars documentary photography at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, 2019-present
  • Semester series documentary photography at HKU Productdesign bachelor, 2017-present
  • Workshops portrait photography for FOTODOK to X11 students in Het Huis, 2021
  • Masterclass for nominees FOTODOK Student Award, 2019
  • Panel expert FOTODOK Student Award, 2019
  • Workshops FOTODOK Student Award X11, GLU, 2019
  • External expert at graduation board Fotoacademie Groningen, 2012