Koog aan de Zaan, Netherlands
Gerrit Rietveld Academy
Ruth van Beek graduated in 2002 at Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam following a Master in Photography. Her work was presented in several solo and group exhibition in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Berlin, Austin, New York and Beijing.
Works have been published online and in magazines worldwide such as such as Time Magazine, Capricious, Foam Magazine, Fantom Magazine, Rodeo, It's Nice That, and recently in the British Journal of Photography where she has been selected as one of BJP's 20 photographers to watch in 2013
In 2011 she published her first book “The Hibernators” at RVB books in Paris. Her second book "The Arrangement" was published by RVB Books in May 2013.
A "how-to" manual for gardening in a parallel universe? This quirky photobook features found images, collages and faux sculptures of surreal variations on plants, vegetables and other inorganic inventions.