Malou Tan
Tantrica & Photographer

Visual artist who loves to combine art & photography. Graduated at the Royal Academy of Arts The Hague. Get’s most of her inspiration from modern art & philosophy. Strong influences from minimalism. Tries to give her audience a blanco view on photography, so the viewer is invited to form their own stories. The real concept is created inside the viewers head. Creates some stillness in this busy visual world. Her clear lines and graphic work teases the silent boundaries between purity & boredom.

In 2015 co-founder of Studio Blanco at Lange Voorhout 25, The Hague.
Exhibited in GEM Museum of Contemporary Art, Korzo Theatre and Kunstpaviljoen.
Different publications like ANT Fashion Magazine and international The Black & White Spider Awards.
Her dream is to exhibit in MoMA New York some day.


2007 – 2010   Royal Academy of Arts The Hague, Bdes Photography
2008 – 2009  Internship Duy Quoc Vo
2005 – 2006  School of Arts Utrecht, Bdes Photography
2004 – 2005  St. Joost Breda, Pre-education of Arts


2015  Duo exhibition Noordeinde, The Hague
2014  Haagse Kunstkalender, Stroom The Hague
2013  Solo exhibition ICK Amsterdam, Korzo Theatre The Hague
2012  The Photoacademy Award, Fotogalerie Rotterdam
2012  The Photoacademy Award, Gallery Fotogram Amsterdam
2012  The Photoacademy Award, Fotomuseum The Hague
2011  Cadance festival, exhibition Korzo Theatre / Regentes / Lucent DT
2011  Walls gallery, Amsterdam
2010  Nieuw bloed, Pulchri studio The Hague
2010  Nieuw talent, Kunstpaviljoen Nieuw Roden
2010  Bookpresentation 00:00, Hoop The Hague
2010  Walls gallery, Amsterdam
2010  IWTTB, KABK Store The Hague
2010  Graduation exhibition KABK, The Hague
2009  Solo exhibition, Louis Hartlooper Complex Utrecht
2009  Dit-is-dit The Hague

Awards / nominations

2011   Nominated 2 categories The Photoacademy Awards 2011
2011   Nominated international Black & White Spider Awards
2010  Third prize Hollands Diep photography competition

Book publications

2011  ’00:00′
2011  ‘Reductie tot de essentie’

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