Self-portrait, 2012

Atelier, Amsterdam

Atelier, Amsterdam

Atelier, Amsterdam

1952 Born in Montevideo, Uruguay. Lives in Bogota, Colombia, Mexico City en Guatemala
1969-73 Lives in Mexico City and studies three years Sociology.
1974 Moves to Amsterdam and devotes herself to photography.
1983 Publishes first book INVISIBLE FORCES/Marlo Broekmans.
1989 Works with theater director Dea Koert on trilogy Frida Kahlo.
1990 Publishes BLOOD TIES AND OTHER BONDS with introduction by Elena Poniatowska.
1992 Commision Portraits of the Dutch for EXPO 92 - Sevilla.
1997 Publishes ADVENTURES IN CROSS CASTING, writer Don Bloch.
1998 Post-graduate course in Maurits Binger Film Instituut Amsterdam.
1999 Realizes video theatre performance with Monica Blok titled "Lao Tse's Lover".
2000 Selected for cultural exchange program between Netherlands and Netherlands Antillen.
2001 Publishes AY DIOS"- Curacao, Corazon, Curacion, writer Jan Brokken.
2002 Artist in Residence in Sacatar Foundation Bahia, Brasil.
2003 Invited by het Fonds voor de Podium Kunsten to document Carifesta in Suriname.
2004 Publishes POSSIBLE PARADISE -a journey to Suriname, writer Annette de Vries.
2005 Solo exhibition PARADISE IN DISGUISE - a diary of images - Melkweg Galerie, Amsterdam.

Facts and Photos / THE MIRROR OF BEAUTY / traveling group exhibition thru the Netherlands.

2005 Photography/scenography/exhibiton for theater production FALTEN directed by Karina Holla.
2004-2011 Teaches masterclasses Art Photography at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in The Hague.
2009 nominated jury member of yearly Photography Competition Hollands Diep

Teaching Experience

For the past 30 years she has taught master classes and given workskhops throughout the Netherlands as well as abroad in the Royal Academy of Fine Arts/The Hague, NL, Rijksacademie/Amsterdam, Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, University for Industrial Arts Helsinki/Finland, Goteborg Photography School, Sabanci University, Istanbul. During this period she developed a very efficient method of facilitating the creative process called " Invisible Portraits". At the moment her focus is on developing this method further in Brasil, Argentina and Uruguay as well as in Europe.

Her projects have been supported on various occasions by the Foundation of Visual Arts and Architecture in Amsterdam as well as by the Mondriaan Foundation of the Netherlands.