Didy van der Veen graduated in Photographic Design from the Royal Academy of the Arts (KABK) in The Hague, The Netherlands. Currently based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Independent photographer with vast experience as a teacher in photography, visual arts and design.

In her work she's researching ways to question reality. By asking visual questions she’s showing the invisible by using the visible, researching ways to use the daily environment and objects as openings for imagination. The results are narrative, filmic scenes with a surrealistic influence. Read More...

Apart from assignments for magazines, cultural organisations and non-profit foundations she likes to work on personal projects. 

Please use the contact form for the possibilities.


Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Arts, Piet Zwart Institute,  WDKA, Rotterdam, NL

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.), in Visual Arts and Design, Art History, first degree for primary, secondary, higher education, Utrecht University of the Arts, Utrecht, NL

Bachelor of Arts (BA), in Photographic Design, Royal Academy of Arts , The Hague, NL 

Pre-University Secondary Education in Photography, Institute of Ornamental Arts and Crafts, Antwerp, BE 


Didy works as a teacher for schools, universities and cultural organizations. Go to didyvanderveen.nl/educator for information. 

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