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Charlie Koolhaas
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Charlie Koolhaas

Dutch artist and writer Charlie Koolhaas grew up in London, UK and currently operates a studio out of Rotterdam, Netherlands where she lives. Since Graduating with a BA in Sociology from New York University, she started her career working in magazines as editor and contributor of her writing and photography. After receiving an MA in Interactive Media from Goldsmith University in 2004 she moved to Guangzhou, China where she founded and edited the international journal UNIT magazine. In 2007 Koolhaas co-curated the Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture, China. Her photography has been featured in a variety of exhibitions including The Venice Biennale, The Shenzhen Biennale and Dubai Next at The Vitra Design Museum. Her solo photography show True Cities was exhibited in Berlin, London and Eindhoven between 2009 and 2012. In 2011 She co-authored the Book Evolving spaces, which featured her photographs of Dubai. Koolhaas’ book Metabolism Trip was published in 2012. In 2013 she held a position as a visiting professor of Visual Culture Studies at TU Delft, Netherlands and she has led a workshop on urban photography at Strelka Institute, Moscow in 2014. In 2015 The Praga Historical Museum, Warsaw, Poland opened for which Koolhaas worked as curator and exhibition designer and contributed two photographic installations. See has recently exhibited her photography work in Poland at the LODZ design festival.