My latest project Battlefields acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Oslo National Academy of the Arts Library, the SAIC Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection and Chelsea UAL.
Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK) and Amsterdam City Archives invited me to create their Amsterdam 2016/2017 photo documentary. Working title: The Science of Amsterdam.
London-based 'KALEID editions' selected my book Battlefields for their final 2016 collection of best European artist books. Exhibition in Tate Modern London. In addition, my book Seeds selected for 'Photobookshow Kiev', Ukraine.
From 23 Jan until 8 May 2016 my book Seeds will be on show at QUICKSCAN NL#02 (Nederlands Foto Museum, Rotterdam). This is an exhibition 'that puts a finger on the pulse of Dutch photography to give the public a taste of the latest trends in the medium'. Seeds will be part of a specific photobook section showing the most interesting publications of the last five years.
'Battlefields' selected 'Best of 2015' by 'Virtual Bookshelf' (Austria), and by Gabriela Cendoya (Spain).
My new book 'Battlefields' and my other works will be presented at Paris Photo 2015 by THE EXPERIMENTAL BOOK PLATFORM PUNTO DE FUGA and at POLYCOPIES PARIS. In addition it will also be presented by Johan Deumens Gallery at the Artists' Books Fair in New York.
After the exhibitions at BredaPhoto2014 and the WestFries Museum, 'Seeds' is now on show at Museum Boerhaave in Leiden. Until January 2016. Seeds was covered by Dutch daily newspapers NRC, Trouw, Financieel Dagblad, Noord-Hollands Dagblad and Leidsch Dagblad.
SEEDS selected by De Volkskrant as one of the 15 very best photobooks of 2014.
SEEDS selected for the Brighton Photo Biennial Book Show 2014 in the UK and by the Griffin Museum of Photography in Boston (USA).
My new book SEEDS launched at the international photo festival BredaPhoto 2014 and at Unseen in Amsterdam. Very positive review by Merel Bem in De Volkskrant.
My new project SEEDS selected for the international photo festival BredaPhoto 2014 in the Netherlands.
November 2013 - February 2014:
'Entering the black box' on show at the Dutch Photography Experience in the Museum for Modern Art in St Petersburg.
Commissioned by the 'Stichting Provinciale Atlas Noord-Holland' in the Netherlands, I am currently working on their 2014 documentary assignment. The focus of this project is the creation of a documentary on the biotechnology of 'Seed Valley'. This will result in a new book, an exposition and some video installations.
'Entering the black box' on show at The Melkweg Photo Gallery, Amsterdam and the former Schellens Factory, Eindhoven.
7 January 2013:
Emmie Kollau interviews Jos Jansen in VPRO's De Avonden, radio programme dedicated to art and culture:
27 December 2012:
NRC and NRC Next reviewed my new book and current exhibition. The result: 4 our of 5 stars in NRC (Lucette ter Borg) and 3 out of 5 stars in NRC Next (Sterre Sprengers).
2 December 2012:
From 14 December 2012 until 13 January 2013 images from my book 'Entering the black box' will be on show in the 'White Lady' building in Eindhoven, the Netherlands (Krabbedans, Centre for contemporary art).
15 November 2012:
My new book 'Entering the black box' presented at Paris Photo 2012. It is published by THE ERISKAY CONNECTION .
15 October 2011:
'Connected Creativity' now also for sale at the Dutch Museum for Photography (Nederlands Foto Museum) in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
12 October 2011:
'Connected Creativity' reviewed by GUP MAGAZINE.
17 August 2011:
'Connected Creativity' reviewed by BINT PHOTOBOOKS
15 August 2011:
'Connected Creativity' is now for sale. See bookshop section.
29 June 2011:
'Connected Creativity' launched - a book offering unique anthropological glimpse into the daily life of researchers at work in an innovative, high-tech environment.
8 March 2011:
Thirteen (animated) images, recently made in the Dutch 'Overdiepse Polder', published in the Canon EOS magazine.
1 November 2010:
Launch of 'Picnic', a publication about how, in 1963, the JF Kennedy assassination happened to cross my personal life. The past in the present.
1 July 2010:
Launch of 'Beautiful boredom', a publication about human behavior and the in-car culture.
1 June 2010:
'People, places, time, circumstances' is now on show at the campus of the Nijmegen University. As part of their on-going initiative 'Cultuur op de Campus', the Nijmegen University exhibits images from this project in the central hall of the Gymnasion building, Heyendaalseweg 141, Nijmegen. Open from 7 am till 12 pm. Admission free.
1 March 2010:
'Lieve Vader' (My dear father) published by Meulenhoff Publishers, Amsterdam.