My name is Loretta Monique Mulders (1993, NL).

I am a photographer & photo-editor who graduated from The Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. 

When I close my eyes and I think about my childhood, I see an army of women. For as long as I remember femininity has ruled the world around me. Growing up in non-conformist atmospheres, I have always been trying to understand what it takes for something to be considered normal and when does something become odd. Working alongside the topics of feminism, masculinity and mental health my projects often start as an investigation into the boundaries of accepted and established beliefs. With the work I make I aim to offer a different perspective rather than to give an answer. Through portraiture and still lives I create visual narratives that are balancing on a fine line between reality and fiction. In this way I create worlds that may not exist, but feel safe to believe in.

Loretta Monique Mulders - Profielfoto.jp
 

Exhibitions

ARTY PARTY 

Melkweg Expo

August 2019, Amsterdam (NL)

 

‘Meer dan duizend woorden’  - Narratologie in de fotografie

Kunsthuis achttien  

July 2019, Naaldwijk (NL)

 

Push it to the Limit - Graduation Exhibition

Royal Academy of Art

July 2019, The Hague (NL)

Push It To The Limit Graduation Teaser

Melkweg Expo

May  2019, Amsterdam (NL)

Noun presents ‘GOOD WORK’

The Grey Space in The Middle

January 2018, The Hague (NL)

A Breath of Fresh Air

Royal Academy of Art Gallery,

May 2017, The Hague (NL)

PUSH IT collective - Pop up exhibition

Exhibition of selected projects executed during the 4-day production week on location,

March 2017, Bratislava (SK)

Publications

VOGUE Polska - 'Adam obnaża stereotypy'

'Adam exposes stereotypes', interview and article by Paulina Klepacz, 24 March 2019, Warsaw PL

https://www.vogue.pl/a/adam-obnaza-stereotypy

Kiekie Tabloid - 'Op weg naar het eindexamen met Loretta Mulders'

Interview + publicatie fotoserie 

https://www.kiekietabloid.com/blog/lorettamulders

Experience

Freelance Photo Editor

Het Parool - newspaper

2017 - present, Amsterdam (NL)

PUSH IT collective

Photography collective

2017 - present, The Hague (NL)

 

Internships

Photo Editor

Het Parool - newspaper (Amsterdam, NL) february 2018 - may 2018

 

Editor

RTL productions (Hilversum, NL) may 2012 - november 2012

Education

Journalism / BA

University of Utrecht (Utrecht, NL) 2010-2012

Lifestyle Transformation Design / BA

Willem de Kooning Academy (Rotterdam, NL) 2013 - 2015

 

Photography / BA

Royal Academy of Art (The Hague, NL) 2015 - 2019