About the Photographer


Isabelle Pateer (°1980 NL)
Specialties: Portrait, corporate and documentary photography.
Member of Sofam – Huis van de Auteurs Belgium.

Isabelle Pateer

Education

Master in Visual Arts, Photography St Lukas Brussels (BE, 2003)

Masterclasses / Juries

• 2016 Tim Richmond Masterclass participant, Somerset (UK)
• 2016 Graduation Jury memeber St Luc Liege (BE)
• 2010 Lise Sarfati Masterclass participant, Photo Espana (ES)
• 2009 Jim Goldberg Workshop participant, Photo Espana (ES)
• 2009 Charles Fréger Workshop participant, FOMU Antwerp (BE)
• 2008 Jodi Bieber Workshop participant, Photo Espana (ES)
• 2008 Pablo Bartholomew and James Withlow Delano Masterclass participant, Noorderlicht Groningen (NL)

 

Personal long term projects

Beside commissioned series I am working on long-term personal projects. Specializing in portrait and documentary photography I increasingly turn towards a conceptual approach of contemporary issues. The project “Unsettled” has been awarded, published and exhibited internationally.

 

Commissions

I have more than 10 years of experience in editorial assignments, documentary work and location portraiture. A selection of my clients: The New York Times magazine, Financial Times, Bio Planet, Starbucks, Nespresso, Audi, Porsche, WWF, Adecco, Deloitte, DHL, Regie der Gebouwen, Orde van Architecten, Foodservice Network Europe, Johnson & Johnson, Belgacom, G4S, ISS, Grünenthal, Efic, Secretary Plus, Style in Progress, De Standaard, Handicap International, Caritas, De Mens Nu and others.

 

Technical information

For personal projects as ‘Unsettled’ I am working with Mamiya 7 on medium film format (Fuji Provia chromes), using natural light sometimes combined with Lumedyne portable flash light. They are presented as framed digital C-prints, 80 x 100 cm. and 40 x 50 cm. (editions of 10 each). Commissions are generally shot with Canon 5Ds and or Canon 5D IV in combination with Profoto studio flashes.

Awards / Honors / Grants

• 2014 Environmental Photographer of the Year, Finalist (UK)
• 2014 Vlaamse Gemeenschap, travel grant Recipient (BE)
• 2013 Portfolio Walk Deichtorhallen Hamburg, selected for (DE)
• 2013 PHOTOVISA contest Krasnodar, First Prize (RU)
• 2013 Kolga Tbilisi Photo Awards, Finalist (GE)
• 2012 Photopitch DDK / Picturae Paris, First prize (FR)
• 2012 Grand Prix Photofestiwal Lodz, Finalist (PL)
• 2011 Burn Emerging Photographer Fund, honorable mention (US)
• 2011 Fotofestival Mannheim, Ludwigshafen, Heidelberg, portfolio review favorite (DE)
• 2010 Stichting Fonds Anna Cornelis, Project Grant Recipient (NL)
• 2010 BNP Paribas Fortis Artistic Talent Award, nomination (BE)
• 2010 Descubrimientos Photo Espana Madrid, Finalist (ES)
• 2010 CENTER Portfolio Review Santa Fe, selected for (US)
• 2010 Dutch Doc Award, nomination (NL)
• 2010 Prix Jeune Artiste (La Libre Belgique), nomination (BE)
• 2009 International Festival of Photography Bratislava portfolio contest, 2nd prize (SK)
• 2009 Photo Espana, best portfolio by Jim Goldberg (ES)
• 2008 IPA, honorable mention (US)
• 2008 Dexia Press Award, 2nd prize (BE)

 

Exhibitions (selection)

* = Solo Show

• 2016 * Hull International Photography Festival (UK)
• 2015 CityLeaks arts festival Cologne (DE)
• 2015 Rencontres d’Arles (FA)
• 2015 Triennale der Fotografie Hamburg (DE)
• 2014 International Photography Festival Braga (PT)
• 2014 Royal Geographical Society, London (UK)
• 2014 Kolga Tbilisi Photo, Tbilisi (GE)
• 2013 * Galerie Lichtblick, Köln, (DE)
• 2013 PHOTOVISA Photo Festival, Krasnodar (RU)
• 2013 Copenhagen Photo Festival (DK)
• 2013 EXP 12 Gallery Berlin (DE)
• 2013 Kolga Tbilisi Photo (GE)
• 2013 * Photofusion Gallery London (UK)
• 2012 * PhotoIreland Festival (IR)
• 2012 Photofestiwal Lodz (PL)
• 2012 Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie (DE)
• 2012 Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona (ES)
• 2012 ISSP, Riga (LV)
• 2011 * CC De Spil, Roeselare (BE)
• 2010 Daegu Photo Biennale (SK)
• 2010 * Photobiennale Greece (GR)
• 2010 Breda Photo (NL)
• 2010 Botanique gallery (BE)
• 2009 * Mercator gallery Antwerp (BE)
• 2008 International Photographie Biennale Liège (BE)

 

Publications (selection)

New York Times Magazine, Financial Times, The Irish Times, IM/ Inge Morath magazine (Magnum), GUP magazine, Archivo, dienacht magazine, Rearview Mirror, La lettre de la Photographie, Private Photoreview, VERVE Photo, Fraction Magazine, Photograph-y, PhotoQ, VIEW Magazine, Landscape Stories, Foto & Video, De Morgen Magazine, De Standaard, Knack, La Libre Belgique, Style in Progress, Arte news, Focus, PF, FotoMuseum Magazine, SHOOT, P3, ARCO contemporary Art, FLAK Photo, SNOR, Pulp Magazine.

 

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