Tamara Stoffers

Born in 1996 in Zwolle, The Netherlands. Lives and works in The Netherlands.

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 ©Tamara Stoffers

©Tamara Stoffers

 

2017: Degree from the Minerva Academy in Groningen.

Begins her career as a professional artist as a continuation.

Fascinated by the former USSR and the Soviet Union, by propaganda and communist architecture.

Various exhibitions in 2018: group show New Dutch Photography Talent in Amsterdam, Haute Photographie in Rotterdam, Haute Photographie Fotografiska in Stockholm, group show Photoworks presents: Collaborate in London.

Tamara Stoffers, one of the brightest of the new generation of young Dutch photographers, dives into images from the past to create old-fashioned collages which give birth to crazy photographic scenes.

Tamara Stoffers composes her images from old books about the former USSR. She cuts out, pastes and creates new situations, often making absurd visual connections. In her collages, the city is a dream, even if it is more of a surrealist dystopian vision. She tests the city as an agglomeration of visual and sensory stimuli, making it an ideal place to draw inspiration. Her densely peopled scenes show meetings between many different things, and the situations conjured up are often visually strange. Being in the city provides an opportunity to observe and interpret under a blanket of anonymity. It is a place to fantasise, to wander aimlessly and to be surprised.

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