2015 (H)Artje Bos Amsterdam. 2015 Open Ateliers Amsterdam East
2017 (H)Artje Bos Amsterdam
About Willem de Melker
Willem de Melker was born in 1954 in The Netherlands and lives in Amsterdam. After many years working as a graphic designer, marketplace vendor, and Jazz drummer he reacquainted in 2011 with his old love-photography.
His interests in the medium are expressed in subjects that encompass the abstract, sentient beings, landscapes and engineered realities. While carrying a camera Willem de Melker describes his state of mind as comparable to that of a somnambulist, who navigates daily life in the shimmering between what's obvious and what's obscured, revealed to maybe just one observer, in the blink of an eye...