Christian van der Kooy (b. 1983, Goes) is a Dutch visual artist and curator, living and working in The Hague. His work consists of commissions and long-term projects that investigate the concept of the public domain. The keynote of his process is to consider our notions of identity and belonging, by depicting the poetry of everyday life. In his projects he explores the imagination and the imaginable through posing questions about our collective relationship with the land. Sense of place forms the essence of his narrative constructs. He is particularly interested in the interaction of people with the landscape: spaces of coexistence where a personal history generates cultural and social transformations.

The work of Christian van der Kooy is represented in permanent and private collections, and he has had exhibitions at the Nederlands Fotomuseum and Het Nieuwe Instituut Rotterdam, the Fotomuseum Den Haag, CID Grand-Hornu, Künstlerhaus Dortmund and RA Gallery Kyiv, among others.

His sizable portfolio of commissioned work includes architecture and landscapes, museum interiors and exhibitions, portraits and permanent installation works in public space. He is a member of DuPho, association of Dutch professional photographers.

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