Anouk Kruithof (°1981) is a Dutch visual artist, who’s multilayered and interdisciplinary approach encompasses photography, sculpture, installation, collage, artist books, video, text, performance, and (social) interventions. She lives and works in and between Brussels Belgium, the Netherlands and her wooden house in the middle of the Amazon Rainforest in Botopasi Suriname.
Since 2003 she has exhibited internationally at institutions such as MoMA New York, Stedelijk Museum & FOAM Amsterdam, Centro de La Imagen Mexico City, Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam, TATE London and Kunsthaus Vienna. Her works are included in public collections such as SFMoMA, Museum Folkwang Essen, Museum Voorlinden Wassenaar, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Fotomuseum Winterthur Switzerland, FOAM Amsterdam and Aperture Foundation New York.
Anouk Kruithof was shortlisted for the Lumen Prize in 2019 and the Cinekid Media Award in 2018. In the Netherlands she won the public prize of the Volkskrant Beeldende Kunstprijs in 2016, the Meijburg Art Commission in 2015 and the Charlotte Köhler Prize in 2014. She has also received an Infinity Award of the International Center for Photography in New York in 2012 and the Jury Grand Prize of Festival International de Mode et de Photographie in Hyères, France in 2011.