Josephina van de Water (b. 1985, Netherlands) is a visual artist living and working in Antwerp, Belgium. In 2020, she obtained an MA degree in photography at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp. Her artistic approach is based on meticulous research which focuses on investigating indefinable sociological and political problems, visualizing the hidden structures of power and authority. She uses a variety of media in her multidisciplinary projects, including photography, video, text, and sculpture. Both her research and the various works come together in a film and/or installation.
Contact: email / +31 (0)6 57 55 02 75 
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Group shows

2021 / The lost paracosmist, .tiff, FOMU, Antwerp, Belgium.
2020 / The lost paracosmist, Blume! Photo masters graduation show hosted by FOMU, Antwerp, Belgium.
2020 / The lost paracosmist, Breedlijn, Antwerp, Belgium.

Photo Festival

2021 / Tbilisi Photo Festival, Tbilisi, Georgia. (The lost paracosmist)

Film Festival

2020 / Breedbeeld kortfilm festival, Antwerp, Belgium. (The lost paracosmist - Official selection)
2020 / Paris Lift Off Film Festival, Paris, France.  (The lost paracosmist - Official selection)

Awards

2021 / Futures Talent
2021 / .tiff platform, FOMU Antwerp, Belgium
2020 / No Film School Prize - Breedbeeld kortfilm festival, Antwerp, Belgium (The lost paracosmist)

Shortlist

2020 / Blurring the lines 2020 (The lost paracosmist)

Publications

2021  / Hybrids: Forging New Realities as Counter-Narrative, published by Futures x Melkweg Expo, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (The lost paracosmist)
2021  / .tiff Magazine, published by Fotomuseum Antwerpen, Belgium. (The lost paracosmist)
2020 / Blurring the lines catalogue, published Urbanautica books, Italy. (The lost paracosmist)

Education

2018 - 2020 / Royal Academy of Fine Arts, MFA in photography, Antwerp, BE
2018 / Royal Academy of Fine Arts, BFA in photography, Antwerp, BE
2017 / Nederlandse Academie voor Beeldcreatie, BA in photography, Rotterdam, NL