Artist: Mischa Keijser
From the nightscape project ‘Protoporphyria’ (2018-2019)
Hahnemühle 308g photo rag print size: 100x150cm (edition of 7), mounted on dibond, with wooden frame and museum glass.
Mischa Keijser’s extensive series of night photos is entitled Protoporphyria, a reference to a mysterious disease that prevents people from being able to tolerate daylight. Protoporphyria is an ongoing series that he started in 2017, and is constantly being supplemented.
Mischa Keijser (Rotterdam, 1974) is a dutch artist, using photography as his main medium.
His work has the relation between the Dutch and nature that surrounds them as an important subject.
Images of his personal life are often mixed with these the former subject.
Educated at the Academy of fine arts St. Joost in Breda (bachelor, 1997; post graduate, 1999).
His work has been exhibited in many museums and galleries, like Noord-Brabants Museum (Den Bosch, 2002), Festival Breda Photo (2003), De Engelbewaarder (Amsterdam, 2003), Kranendonk Gallery (The Hague, 2004), Dutch Military Aerospace Museum (2004), Institut Neerlandais (Paris, 2004), FOAM (Amsterdam, 2004), Pennings Gallery (Eindhoven, 2005, 2009), Naarden Foto Festival (2007), SBK Gallery (Breda, 2011), Affordable Art Fair (Amsterdam, 2016, 2017), Kunstweekend ‘Blauw’ De Dillewijn (Ankeveen, 2016), Contemporary Art Fair (Rotterdam, 2017), Stamhuis de Slibvijzel (Amsterdam, 2017), Amphia (Breda, 2017), Museum Belvedère (Oranjewoud, 2021).