Sander Haccou (1970) was born in Groningen but grew up at the countryside near Vorden in Gelderland. In 1990 he went to the  Rietveld Academie where he was trained as a sculptor. In 1995 he was awarded with the Rietveld Graduation Award. Sander Haccou works on a personal oeuvre of narrative video’s, sculptures and photographs. Currently he is busy with three continuous themes :  the Initials Project, the Amsterdam photo weblog and Family drawings



Presentations 2002 - 2012


Sander Haccou’s short films are distributed by Eye Film Insititute

The photographs of the Amsterdam photo weblog are part of the archive of “Het geheugen van Plan Zuid”


2012 - When the night falls, group exhibition, night scenes in contemporary photography, KIK, Kolderveen

2011 - Monkeybe, By The Way Projects, solo exhibition, Amsterdam

2010 - HAFF, Holland Animation Film Festival, Utrecht

2010 - Nederlands Film Festival, Gouden Kalf Competitie, The Wonder Garden

2010 - CBKU, Utrecht, Exhibition about the making of the Wonder Garden in the context of the NFF

2010 - première De Wondertuin Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, Filmbanktour #27: “Unstable Matters”

2008 - 50% Beeld, Mediametic, Het Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, Amsterdam, screening Fuguettes

2008 - Filmbanktour #8: Speeltuig, with hans van der Meer, Yael Bartana, Hans Muller a.o.

2005 - Dutch Open, International Festival voor Dutch Film- en Videoart, De Balie, Amsterdam

2005 - Nieuwe Blikken, filmfestival for young Dutch filmmakers. Screening Fuguettes, filmhuis Arnhem

2005 - Arti et Amicitae, Amsterdam. “The Releases”, performance evening with André van Bergen,

          Harm v/d Berg en Quirijn Kuchlein

2002 - “Company”, postcard project

2002 - Wetering galerie, Amsterdam. “The Turkish Bed”, solo exhibition

2000 - “SWOP- magazin” Publication of an independent and one-off Magazin about Arnhem. With Aldje van Meer.

2000 - Wetering galerie, Amsterdam. “Portretten”, group exhibition