About

Self portrait (photo: Jochem Oomen)

Jochem Oomen, 1984

Since 2021: freelance photographer

2018 – 2021: photography student at CVO Brussels (final project: “In search for the decisive moment“), Certificate in Photography (June 2021)

Since 2017: publishing photos at conSentido.nl, an online platform about Latin America

2013 – 2021: member of collective of photographers Stadsbiografie Brussel

Since 2007: working as education professional in Antwerp and Brussels

Exhibitions

2021: GC De Maalbeek, Brussels – solo exhibition ‘In search for the decisive moment

2021: Mundana Antwerpen – group exhibition ‘Rituales‘ with Latin-American photographers

2019: Sint-Gorikshallen / Halles Saint-Géry – group exhibition 44 Windows, with Stadsbiografie Brussel

2018: Hotel NH Bloom Brussels – participated in group photo exhibition during the citizen’s assembly Bruvoices from Fondation Roi Baudouin, with Stadsbiografie Brussel

2017: Gemeenschapscentrum De Markten – group exhibition ‘BrusselOscope’, with Stadsbiografie Brussel

2016: Brussels Street Photography Festival – image projection ‘Piétonnier de Bruxelles’

2016: Café De Markten – exhibition ‘Gare du Midi’, with Stadsbiografie Brussel

2015: a primary school in Brussels – exhibition ‘Op zoek naar de Zenne / A la recherche de la Senne / In search of the Senne’, with Stadsbiografie Brussel

2014: Sint-Gorikshallen / Halles Saint-Géry – exhibition ‘Op zoek naar de Zenne / A la recherche de la Senne / In search of the Senne’, with Stadsbiografie Brussel

Publications

2020: several images in photo book “Stadsbiografie Brussel 2

2018 and 2019: photography report on conSentido.nl about Colombia

2018: several images in photo book “Stadsbiografie Brussel

2017: portrait and interview on conSentido.nl about musician Toto la Momposina

2016: photos for an article on MO* online about the peace proces in Colombia