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Nanouk Prins is an Amsterdam based photographer. She graduated with honors at the Photo Academy in Amsterdam in June 2021.


Nanouk published a photobook called ‘Empty Forest’, about a young woman called Emma Hauck, who was admitted to a psychiatric hospital in Heidelberg in 1909.


‘Empty Forest’ was one of the finalists at Athens Photo Festival 2022. It was selected for the Singapore International Photography Festival 2022, and shortlisted for Belfast Photo Festival. The book won silver at the Tokyo Photography Awards in 2021.

Her work has been exhibited in Amsterdam, Rome, Arles and Paris.

Publications / Nominations / Exhibitions

2024          'Make us great again' shortlisted for Athens Photo Festival

2023 Sep.  Unseen Amsterdam, 'Empty Forest' at Unseen Book Market

2023 Sep.  Intertwined, exhibition at Studio BloemDwars, Amsterdam

2023 Apr.  Buy my darlings, Amsterdam

2023 Jan.  Series 'Tides' featured in Artdoc Photography Magazine

2022 Dec.  'Empty Forest' on Photobooks of 2022, Photobookstore UK, by Robin Titchener.

2022 Nov.  Polycopies Book Fair, Paris with 'Empty Forest'.

2022 Nov. Selected for 'Grote Nederlandse Kunstkalender 2023'.



2022 Nov.  Publication photo Saudade series in Pf Photography Magazine

2022 Nov. Publication 2nd edition Empty Forest



2022 Sep.   Exhibition Salon des Beaux Arts, Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris

2022 Sep.   Workshop Antoine d'Agata, with pop-up exhibition at la Croisière, Arles

2022 Sep.    Unseen Amsterdam, 'Empty Forest' at Unseen Book Market

2022 July   Shortlisted for Stories 2022, by Photo Collective Australia

2022 July   Review Robin Titchener, Empty Forest

2022 June  Photobook 'Empty Forest' finalist at Athens Photo Festival



2022 May    Selected for Singapore International Photography Festival 2022


2022 Mar.    'Empty Forest' shortlisted for Belfast Photo Festival

2022 Feb.     Groep Exhibition, LoosenArt Gallery, Rome

2021 Dec.     Tokyo International Photography Awards, Silver with 'Empty Forest'

2021 Nov.     GUP, New Dutch Photography Talent 2022

2021 Oct.     Solo Exhibition, ATELIER K84, Amsterdam


2021 Oct.     Portfolio Publication, PHOTO31

2021 Sep.    Unseen Book Market, Self Publishers United, Unseen Amsterdam


2021 Sep.    Group Exhibition, BINNENST, Amsterdam



2021 Aug.    Online Publication, PHOTO-LETTER, Berlin



2021 Jun.    Publication Photobook, EMPTY FOREST



2021 Jun.    Group Exhibition, BEELD, Loods 6, Amsterdam

2021 May     FotoNostrum Portrait Awards, Jury's Special Selection



2021 Apr.    Online Exhibition, ARTDOC Narrative Portraits



2020 Sep.    Group Exhibition, FRESH EYES PHOTO FAIR, Gashouder, Amsterdam



2020 Jun.    FRESH EYES TALENT 2020, Powered by GUP

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