Koos Breukel (The Hague, 1962) studied at the School for Photography in The Hague (1982-1986) and was a lecturer at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam (1992-2003). He is noted for a number of photobooks, including Hyde (1996), an intimate photo reportage of the theatre-maker Michael Matthews who was dying of AIDS, Fair Face (2010) a catalogue accompanying a retrospective at Maison Europťenne de la Photographie in Paris and Me We (2013), an autobiographical photo book about the circle of life, which was awarded the Kees Scherer Prize. Last year he published the photo book Zoon/Son that accompanied his exhibition of the same name at Huis Marseille about his son Casper whom he photographed from birth to the age of 18. Breukelís work has been the subject of exhibitions at museums including the Nederlands Fotomuseum (Rotterdam), De Hallen (Haarlem), FOAM (Amsterdam), GEM (The Hague).
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