Selected solo exhibitions

2013

TIME TELLS

photography/film installation, Alicia Winters Galeria , Arnhem NL
The exhbition 'Time Tells' is set in the context of the Fashion Biennale curated by Lidewij Edelkort.
www.aliciawintersgaleria.nl
2012

TIME TELLS

photography/film installation, Witteveen Visual Art Center, Amsterdam, NL
www.galeriewitteveen.nl
 

TIME TELLS

photography/film installation, K2 Contemporary Art, Izmir, Turkey
 

SEE THROUGH US

Sanatorium
Asmali Mescit Mah. Asmali Mescit Cad. No:32/A Beyoglu Istanbul
www.sanatorium.com.tr
     
2011

DIVINE SOUVENIR

(work in progress) / audiovisual installation/ Festival Panorama Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
2010

BLENDING ARCHIVES

(Blok & Bijwaard) / Galerie Witteveen, Amsterdam

BLENDING ARCHIVES

(Blok & Bijwaard) / Zane Bennet Gallery / New Mexico, USA

SEE THROUGH US

Jannick Museum / Enschede

SEE THROUGH US

Melkweg Galerie / Amsterdam
2008

"Adventures in cross-casting"

Foto Kiev photography Biennale Ukranie
 

Secrets from the Archive

Galerie Baudelaire, Antwerpen, Belgium

 

2007

Grey Matters - photography is thinking

Finnish Museum of Photography
2006

XX Encuentro de Fotografia

Coimbra Visual Arts Center, Coimbra, Portugal
 

Obsessiones

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
 

Dutch Nudes

HUP Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
2005

Paradise in Disguise

Melkweg Galerie Amsterdam NL
 

Frames

Diana Blok & Monica Blok
Gallery Kuntur Amsterdam
 

Premiere

Diana Blok & Martie van der Loo
Gallery Vieleers-salon d'art Amsterdam
2001

AY DIOS Curacao Corazon Curacion

Tentoonstelling Rotterdam (Holland)
 

Ay Dios

Artoteek Zuidoost, Amsterdam (Holland)
 

Ay Dios

Porto Novo Gallery, Nijmegen (Holland)
1999

Adventures in Cross-Casting

Teatro San Martin, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
 

Adventures in Cross-Casting

Theater Instituut Nederland, Amsterdam (Holland)
1997

Blood Ties and Other Bonds

Centro Cultural El Sitio, Antigua (Guatemala)
1993

Art Space Witzenhausen

Amsterdam (Holland)
1992

Blood Ties and Other Bonds

Gallery Hypolyte, Helsinki (Finland)
 

Expo '92 (Igualmente Holandeses)

Holland Paviljoen, Sevilla (Spain)
 

Several Surrealistic Kahlo Photo's

Nederlands Theatre Institute, Amsterdam (Holland)
1988

Blood Ties and Other Bonds

Printemps de la Photo, Cahors (France)
 

Seres Cercanos

Visor, Valencia (Spain)
 

Diana Blok

Photo Festival, Coimbra (Portugal)
 

Seres Cercanos (Transmutaciones)

Teatro San Martin, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
1986

Invisible Forces - Diana Blok & Marlo Broekman

Marcus Pfeifer Gallery, New York (USA)
 

Blood Ties and Other Bonds

Gallery F 32, Amsterdam (Holland)

Gallery Seki, Tokyo (Japan)

Video and Installations

2002

AY Dios

virtual version at www.zonezero.com
 

Tierra Adios

Installation for Pioneri con Tutti- Hoofddorp 7 min. loop
2001

Salt Memories

Installation in North Sea Channel .Van IJ tot Zee' 3 min. loop
 

Ay Dios - Curacao Corazon Curacion

An 18 minutes film with text by Jan Brokken
 

TREMO

Installation in cooperation with artgroup Simply B - Monica Blok Media Instituut Montevideo, Amsterdam, 40 minute piece

Selected group exhibitions

2011

SHE/ME

Stedelijk Museum Zwolle / Nederlands

Four Photographers

Gallery Witteveen / Amsterdam
2010

Hacer la Historia

Centro Cultural Espana / Guatemala

LOODS 6

galeries op een lokatie / Amsterdam

YIP

Christie's Veilinghuis / Amsterdam

Art Amsterdam

Galerie Witteveen

Realisme 10

Amsterdam

Dutch Art Now

Armory Arts Week / New York
2009

REBELLE

Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem
2008

"Open Project"

Zane Bennett Gallery Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
 

"Arti-Aruba"

Arti et Amicitae, Amsterdam, Netherlands
 

"Dark side"

Museum Winterthur , Zurich, Switzerland
 

"Non Exotic"

Artwalk etalages, Amsterdam, Netherlands
 

"The Living Other"

curates exhbition and book with Ata Kando and Sacha de Boer , FOAM Museum Amsterdam
2005

NL Auto Portret

Galerija Klovicevi Zagreb
 

Onwerkelijke Schoonheid

Breda Museum, Breda NL
 

Facts & Photos- a reflection of beauty

traveling exhibit sponored by Dove
2004

Photo London

Artspace Witzenhausen
 

Pretty World

Aeroplastics Galerie/ Brussel
 

Art Rotterdam

Artspace Witzenhausen Gallery
2002

Mundos Creados - Noorderlicht

De Manege - Leeuwaarden, NL
 

Anceaux's Glasses

photograpy installation exterior museum Museum voor Volkenkunde - Leiden, NL
2001

Bienale de Buenos Aires

Museo de Bellas Artes
2000

Museo di Curacao

Curacao - with Wijnando Deroo
 

Maritieme Museum

Curacao - with Ellen Spijkstra
 

Galerie 86

Curacao - 'Normandie Project'
 

Cas di Cultura 'Pa bo wowo so'

With Harald Vlugt
 

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes Bienal Internacional de Arte

Buenos Aires
1998

Objectivo 10

Casa de Arte de Santiago, Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)
1997

Noorderlicht 'unbeschreiblich weiblicht?'

Church in Groningen (Holland)
1996

Zaad der Middeleeuwen (Duo)

Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem (Holland)
 

Beyond Reality

Foto Galerie Melkweg, Amsterdam (Holland)
1995

GKF 50 Jaar Fotografie

Foto Instituut Rotterdam, Rotterdam (Holland)
1994

Tres Artistas Holandesas

Fundacion Cultural CAM, Alicante, Murcia, Valencia (Spain)
1993

De Collectie

Fotomuseum, Sittard (Holland)
 

Kunst Rai

W&P, Amsterdam (Holland)
1992

Family Album

Tokyo Metropolitain Museum of Photography, Tokyo (Japan)
 

Intieme Leugens

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Holland)
 

El Huevo de Colón

Palacio de Exposiciones de Budapest (Hungary)
1991

The Fourth Wall

Oude Kerk, Amsterdam (Holland)
1989

Barock & Roll

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (Holland)
 

Blood Ties and other Bonds

Perspektief, Rotterdam (Holland)
 

Geliefde Personen

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (Holland)
 

Troisième Triennale Internationale de la Photographie

Photography Museum, Charleroi (Belgium)
 

The Body Politic

The Photographers Gallery, London (England)
1986

European Photography

Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas (Venezuela)
 

100 Meter Fotografie

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (Holland)
1985

'Homobeelden'

USVA, Groningen (Holland)
 

Thank You Very Dutch

Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay (India)
1984

Selections 11

Photokina, Cologne (Germany)
 

Diana Blok, André Thijssen Photographics

Institut Neerlandais, Paris (France)

Selected publications

2010 BLENDING ARCHIVES (Blok & Bijwaard) catalogue edition 100
HET GESPREK (met Vincent Bijlo 24-2-2010) television interview live
VISION STORIES "See Through Us", Vision magazine Beijing, China 10-10
De Helling Winter 2010, "See Through Us"
2009 SEE THROUGH US, portraits and stories of gay women/men and transsexuals in Turkey (self published book with support Art Beyond Borders Fonds BKVB & Gallery Plantig, Distributor: Arts International, Belgie)
NRC Handelsblad, Culturele Bijlage 30-11-2009 "See Through Us"
100.000 YEARS OF BEAUTY, luxury edition Gallimard, Paris
REBELLE Art & Feminism, catalogue Museum Moderne Kunst Arnhem
SEE THROUGH US / European Photography/ 30 years, double issue
ZIE ONS van Nazmiye Oral, de Volkskrant 16-11-09
2008 DARKSIDE, fotografische Begierde und fotografierte Sexualitat/ Fotomuseum Winterthur ,Steidel Verlag, Zurich
Secrets from the Archive, recensie door kunst kriticus Eric Minn / De Morgen, Belgie

Other activities

2005 Publicity and Photographic decor for theater production FALTEN directed by Karina Holla. Performed in Holland, France and Zageb
  Teaches Fine Arts Photography at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in The Hague
  Curated the exhibition "Contemporary Uruguayan Photography" with art foundation Uruguay Possible