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Meet the artist




“El Duende” is a word used by the Spanish people to describe it is what moves you, what drives you. It comes from inside you. El duende is a bodily reaction to art or artistic perfomance such as Flamenco. It comes from the soles of the feet and flows free throughout the body till the top of your head. El duende is the spirit of evocation. An emotional and physical reaction. It can make you smile or cry or both. This mysterious power which everyone can sense and no philosopher can explain is in sum the spirith of the earth. It touches you in such a magical way that you are moved instantly.

“Taking photos connect me to the now. I'm a silent observer of the world, from my perspective. By creating, I transform myself. My work is therefor very personal. I find myself comfortable with honest, classical portraits and nakedness in different forms. I like to squeeze my eyes to find composition and a spectrum of contrast, that flows through the image. “

Nanda's work is available in different sizes in a limited number of editions, all framed. Please fill in the contact form if you have any inquiries regarding her works.

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2016 Solo show space series at Pllek Amsterdam Noord
2017 Solo show La Feria de Sevilla at Elandsgracht 63
2017 New Dutch Photography talent at Art Hotel
2018 NOBEL at Stadsschouwburg Haarlem
2018 Solo show “Amsterdam girls” at volkshotel
2019 Solo show at Sir Albert Hotel for International Womens Day
2020 Pop up show x Sandvoort Gallery Den Haag
2021 NockNock art in Culemborgh
2021 Fotofestival Naarden x Heartgallery
2022 Pop up show x Sandvoort Gallery Den Haag
2022 Buy my darlings at NDSM
2022 NockNock Art Fair De Hallen
2023 NockNock Art Fair, de Hallen, Amsterdam
2023 Kunst 10daagse Bergen, group exhibition
2023 Unseen x Mick Agence
2023 Affordable Art Fair Amsterdam x Mick Agence
2023 By Photographers Amsterdam
2024 Affordable Art Fair Brussels x Mick Agence
2024 Kunstraï Amsterdam x Mick Agence
2024 Shanghai Photofairs x Mick Agence
2024 Amsterdam Art Week x Mick Agence
2024 Photobasel x Mick Agence (coming up)

2017 Dutch National Portrait Prize
2022 Jury prize Art Awards, artbusiness service
2022 Lensculture Editor’s pick

2017 New Dutch Photography Talent
2021 Art guide double spread
2020 Publicatie met Misha Kratina (EEA)
2020 Marketing Tribune interview
2019 Publication in Revu Magazine of series Young and Gay
2017 Publication Kiekie Magazine category Talent
2017 Publication &C Talent by Chantal Janzen
2019 Parool
2022 Mirror mirror mag interview
2022 Mirror mirror mag collage art publication