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Tjorven Bruyneel (°1983) is a Belgian photographer.
She received a Master degree in Photography from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Ghent (KASK) in 2007.


Her reality is relative. She questions her own experiences and bundles her findings into a set of interpreted facts. Her work reflects the desire to analyze her surrounding, to dissect a feeling that she is not able to put into words; it allows her to construct piece by piece as a puzzle her story.

The colorful images persuades the viewer to look behind every scene to discover an underlying message. Stolen glimpses of reality seen through a lens of abstract humor. Her observations displays society and invisible shifts in time, which questions our identity.





2021    RUCKA, Cesis, Latvia.
2017    CACP Villa Pérochon, Niort, France.



2016    Doc*werk, Fomu, Antwerpen, Belgium.

2013    Ithuba Arts Fund, Johannesburg, South Africa.



2008    Laureate "INPUT/OUTPUT".

2007    Laureate "Emerging talents".

2007    Prize Legaat Charles Deleu.

2007    Nominated "Horlait Dapsens".


2021    "Expo Lusted Men", Photo Saint-Germain, Paris, France.

2021    "Hidden Treasures, Rucka, Cesis, Latvia.

2020    "Buy Local", Kunsthal Gent, Ghent, Belgium.

2020    "Rose, Flore, Narcisse et Cie", Musee Fontenay, Fontenay le Comte, France.

2019    "25 years of encounters of young international photography", CACP Villa Pérochon, Niort, France.

2019    "Projection Inland", Photo Festival Baie de Saint-Brieuc, France.

2018    "Les saisons de la photographie", Soumagne, Belgium.

2018    "My home is where my heart is", CC De Factorij, Zaventem, Belgium.

2018    "Fusée de la Motographie", Recyclart, different locations within Europe.

2018    “Nuits Photographiques de Pierrevert”, Pierrevert, France.

2017    "Encounters of Young International Photography 2017", CACP Villa Pérochon, Niort, France.

2017    “Musée de la photo de Bruxelles”, Recyclart, Brussels, Belgium.

            “Land van fotografie” Ghent, Belgium.

            “Gyedang Arts Festival 2017”, Chonan, Korea.

2016    "Untitled Happiness", Recyclart, Brussels, Belgium. (SOLO)

2016    "WOW festival 2016", Southbank Centre, London, UK.

2013    "Stay", Ithuba Arts Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2012    "In Thokoza", Ithuba Arts Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2010    "(n)iemand", CC Scharpoord, Knokke-Heist, Belgium. (SOLO)

2010    "Re-found", Landgoed De Campagne, Drongen, Belgium.

2009    "Re-invited, Photography and other media", Groot Begijnhof, Sint-Amandsberg, Belgium.

2008    "Extramuros", Strombeek CC, Strombeek-Grimbergen, Belgium.

2007    "INPUT-OUTPUT", De Bond, Brugges, Belgium.

2007    2 de editie "Een uit de hand gelopen theekransje", Groot Begijnhof, Sint-Amandsberg, Belgium.

2007    6 de editie "Slapeloze nachten", Magdalenaplein, Brussels, Belgium.
2007    "Locus Fabrica, over het gentse havenlandschap", Oud gemeentehuis Desteldonk, Oud gemeentehuis Kruiswinkel, Ontmoetingscentrum Oostakker, Belgium.

2006    "Een uit de hand gelopen theekransje", Groot Begijnhof, Sint-Amandsberg, Belgium.

2006    "Locus Fabrica, over het gentse havenlandschap", Caermersklooster, Ghent, Belgium.

2004    "CHASSE PATATE, de ronde anders bekeken", Centrum Ronde van Vlaanderen, Oudenaarde, Belgium.



C41magazine, Thisispaper, Detroit center for contemporary photography, Hiwaterfall, Photo Archivo, Der Greif, Paper journal, Aint-Bad magazine, Rinse: Stories behind photography, Wall done magazine, ITCH magazine, "I" e.ISSUE 08, Colorsmagazine volume 77 "The sea", Soyons magazine nr.5, City magazine Ghent volume 11 nr.9


2014    Extra Fort, Recyclart, Brussels, Belgium.


2012-2016    "Of Soul & Joy" project, Rubis Mecenat cultural fund and Easigas, Thokoza, South Africa.

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