Bas Princen (1975, Zeeland, The Netherlands)

lives and works in Rotterdam as independent designer and photographer. He mostly focuses on the transformations of the urban landscape, of which he explores possible future scenarios making use of the photographic medium. Winner of the Charlotte Kohler Prize for young promising artists and architects in the Netherlands, he has published Artificial Arcadia (2004), Rotterdam (2007) and Galleria Naturale (2008). Recent exhibitions include: Nature as Artifice (Otterloo, The Netherlands), 2008; Venice Architecture Biennial, 2006; Shrinking Cities (Berlin), 2005; Venice Architecture Biennial, 2004.