Mirjan van der Meer
Self-portrait photographer
Born in Frisia (The Netherlands)
Autumn, November 1987
Roaming the Northern lands of mist & its mysteries
Grew up as a farmer’s daughter surrounded by nature
Inspired by Sigur Rós, John Keats, J.R.R Tolkien, 
Marianne Fredriksson & BBC Costume drama
Nature is key
My mind is able to drift and my heart is able to create
A wanderer in solitude
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“As an artist I ask you kindly not to use any of my work without my consent, thank you.”

Curriculum Vitae

 

Exhibitions

2018 – 8th till 28th October – Olderbekoop, Verhalen in het Landschap / CAVgebouw (The Netherlands, Frisia)

2018 – March 3 until 18th of MarchKortrijk, Natural UNnatural (Belgium)

2018 – April until October – Akkrum, Kunstwandelroute / LF2018 (The Netherlands, Frisia)

2016Zwevegem, In Love with Beauty (Belgium)

2013 Akkrum, De Innerlijke Bron (The Netherlands)

2009 Nantes, MelanieRio Gallery (France)

2007 Groningen, De Jongens Ronner (The Netherlands)

Interviews

2017 (magazine) – Rucksack / The Winter Issue – Volume 1 – Red Coat in collaboration with Frederique Peckelsen

2016 (radio) – Radio 1, Bar du Matin (Belgium)

2013 (television) – Kunststof TV + Paolo Giordano

2013 (television) – TV Omroep Max

2013 (newspaper) Leeuwarden Courant

2013 (magazine) – BODY China Interview

2009 (television) – Omrop Fryslân

2009 (newspaper)NRC NEXT

2008 (magazine) – Homeland China Cover + Interview

Collaborations

2018 – collaboration with Ingrid Hofstra, trip to Faroe Islands for Visit Faroe Islands

2018 – images for CosmoMuse magazine, DEVOTION TO THE UNSEEN Seasonal Astrology Guide: Spring 2018 – Winter 2019

2016 – images for Watersport Camping Heeg, collaboration with Ingeborg (Hollandse Meesters) & Marieke (Pimpelwit)

2014 – images for BRYCK Lifestyle

2009 – images for Noorderlicht (Groningen, The Netherlands)

2008 – image for a project about ‘cats‘: “Chats” by Anny Duperey (France)

Book covers

Collection book covers, images

2018
Italy: “Il Cielo Dopo Di Noi” Silvia Zucca – Casa Editrice Nord
Italy: “Per metà Fuoco per metà Abbandono” Sabrina Nobile – Società Editrice Milanese
Italy: “Addio Fatasmi” Nadia Terranova – Giulio Einaudi Editore

2015
Brasil: “Il Corpo Umano” Paolo Giordano – Editora Schwarcz SA
Portugal: “Il Nero l’argento” Paolo Giordano – Relógio D’água Editores
Slovania: “Il nero e L’argento” Paolo Giordano – Mladinska Knijga Zalozba D.D.
Israel: “All the light we cannot see” Anthony Doerr – Modan Publishing House
Israel: “Perla” Caroline De Robertis – Matar Publishing House
Israel: “Lone Star” – Paulina Simons – Modan Publishing House

2014
Turkey: “The human body” Paolo Giordano – Dogan Egmont A.s.
Finland:The Human Body” Paolo Giordano – Sörderström Osakeyhtiö
Denmark:The Human Body” Paolo Giordano – Tiderne Skifter
Romania:The Human Body” Paolo Giordano – Humanitas Fiction S.R.L.
Isle of Man: “War Creek” Susan Marsh – MP Publishing LtD
Italy: “Il nero e L’argento” Paolo Giordano – Giulio Einaudi editore
The Netherlands: “Het Zwart en het Zilver” Paolo Giordano – De Bezige Bij
Germany: “Butterflies in November” Audar Ava Olafsdottir – Insel Verslag GmbH & Co. KG
Cyprus:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” – AST License Limited
Italy: “La Donna dal Tuccuino Rosso” Antoine Laurain – Giulio Einaudi editore

2013
UK: “The Elephant Keepers” Peter Hoeg – The Random House Group
Slovania: “Il corpo Umano” Paolo Giordano – Mladinska Knijga Zalozba d.d
Sweden: “Il corpo Umano” Paolo Giordano – Brombergs Bokförlag
Portugal: “Il corpo Umano” Paolo Giordano – Bertrand Editora
Spain: “Il corpo Umano” Paolo Giordano – Ediciones Salamandra S.A
China: “Il corpo Umano” Paolo Giordano – Shanghai Publishing House
Germany: “Il corpo Umano” Paolo Giordano – Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
Croatia: “Il corpo Umano” Paolo Giordano – Algoritam d.o.o.
Norway: “Il corpo Umano” Paolo Giordano – Gyldendal Norsk Forlag
The Netherlands: “Verborgen Spel” Laura Wiggers – Uitgerverij Artemis & Co
Japan:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” – Hayakawa Publishing
The Netherlands: “De avonturen van Hillibillie Veen” Nanne Tepper – De Bezige Bij

2012
Czech Republic: “Jeden Tage, Jeden Stunde” Natsa Dragnic – Mladá fronta a.s
Italy: “Opposed Positions” Gwendoline Riley – Largo Giacomo
Portugal: “Don’t Move” Margaret Mazzantini – Bertrand Editora
Italy: “The Human Body” Paolo Giordano – Arnoldo Mondadori
Italy: “I Figli dei guardiani di Elefanti” Peter Hoeg – Arnoldo Mondadori
The Netherlands: “Het Menselijk Lichaam” Paolo Giordano – De Bezige Bij
Italy: “Il primo gesto” Marta Pastorino – Arnoldo Mondadori
The Netherlands: “De Branding” Claudie Gallay – De Bezige Bij
Cyprus: “Il corpo Umano” Paolo Giordano – AST License Limited

2011
The Netherlands: “De schilder en het meisje” Margriet de Moor – De Bezige Bij
Italy: “Ogni giorno, ogni ora” Natasa Dragnic – Giangiacomo Feltrinelli
The Netherlands: “De verdwijntruc” Haley Tanner – Meulenhoff
Japan: “Short cut no onna Tachi” Patrice Leconte – Shumpusha
Italy: “I figli dei guardiani di Elefanti “ Peter Hoeg – Arnoldo Mondadori
The Netherlands: “Ik – Earl – de stervende Rachel” Jesse Andrews – Pimento / Carry Slee
The Netherlands: “Gebroken wit” Carla de Jong – De Arbeidspers
Spain: “L’estiu de la Pluja” Robert Saladrigas – Edicions 62
Poland: “Jeden Tage, Jeden Stunde” Natasa Dragnic – Sonia Draga Spo. z o.o

2010
The Netherlands: “Hotel Borg” Nicola Lecca – De Geus
Portugal: “Come Dio Comanda” Niccolo Ammaniti – Bertrand Editora
Portugal: “Brooklyn” Colm Tóbín – Bertrand Editora
The Netherlands: “Brooklyn” Colm Tóbín – De Geus
Russia: “Addition” Toni Jordan – RIPOL Classic
Slovania:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” Paolo Giordano – Mladinska Knjiga Zalozba
Bulgaria:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” Paolo Giordano – Jacqueline Wagenstein
The Netherlands: “Plattegrond van de werkelijkheid” Brunonia Barry – De Bezige Bij / Cargo
The Netherlands: “Delle Weel” Anjet Daanje – De Bezig Bij / Cargo
Germany: “Jeden Tag, Jeden Stunde” Natasa Dragnic – Verslagsgruppe Random House
Russia: “Biscotti al malto fiore per un mondo migliore di” Laura Sandi – RIPOL Classics

2009
Spain:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” Paolo Giordano – Edicions 63
Greece:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” Paolo Giordano – Oceanida Publications
Portugal:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” Paolo Giordano – Betrand Editora
Spain:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” Paolo Giordano – Salamandra S.A
Finland:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” Paolo Giordano – WSOY Vuokko Tarpila
Germany:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” Paolo Giordano – Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH
Portugal:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” Paolo Giordano – Círculo de Leitores
Italy: “Biscotti al malto fiore un mondo migliore” Laura Sandy – Arnoldo Mondadori
The Netherlands: “Harteloos” Alison Gaylin – Uitgeverij Sijthoff
Italy: “Carpire I Sentimenti” Vera Slepoj – Arnoldo Mondadori
Norway:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” Paolo Giordano – Bazar Forlag as
Denmark:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” Paolo Giordano – Bazar Forlag ApS
The Netherlands: “Catwalk” D. Hooijer – Collage
The Netherlands: “Begeerte heeft ons aangeraakt” Bert Natter – De Bezige Bij / Cargo
The Netherlands: “Na Jou” Julie Buxbaum – De Bezige Bij / Cargo
Brasil:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” Paolo Giordano – Editora Rocco LTDA
Turkey:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” Paolo Giordano – Dogan Ve Egmont A.S
Canada: “The Winter Vault” Anne Michaels – McClelland & Stewart
Israel:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” Paolo Giordano – Keter Books
Croatia:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” Paolo Giordano – Algoritam LtD.
Italy: “Oltre L’amore” Romano Battaglia – Rizzoli RCS Libri

2008
The Netherlands: “De Eenzaamheid van de Priemgetallen” Paolo Giordano – De Bezige Bij / Cargo
Italy:La Solitudine dei Numeri Pri” Paolo Giordano – Arnoldo Mondadori
Russia:La Solitudine dei Numeri Primi” Paolo Giordano – RIPOL Classic