CV

Henri de Maar (22-09-1967), born in Turnhout, Belgium.

1988-1993
– Art Academy Sint Joost in Breda, the Netherlands.
field of study: architectural style. Cum Laude.

Projects/internships during this period:

1990-1991
Internship with architect bureau Naco in Paris.
Projects:
– Town building plan: Porte d’Aubervilles
– Interior design for the Pierre Garnaire Restaurant
– Interior design for Club Rex in Paris
– Design of a lamp for Habitat.
– Desing for the Jean Paul Gaultier exhibition
“Immobilier”

1991-1992
Peter Greenaway projects and expositions:
– Art direction and furniture designs for the movie “The Baby of Macon” directed
by Peter Greenaway.
– Exposition ’lcarusvleugels’ in the Louvre, Paris for Peter Greenaway.
– Exposition ‘100 Objects to represent the world’ in the National Museum, Vienna for Peter Greenaway.

1992-1993
Finishing study at St Joost – graduated Cum Laude with a nomination
for the ‘St Joost Medal’.

1993-1994
Group exhibition at the Technical University Eindhoven in The Netherlands.
– Art direction for the movie ‘The Act in Question’ directed by Alechandro Agresti.

1994-1995
– Design and part realization of the shop interior ‘Art it is ‘ at Schiphol Airport in The
Netherlands
– Prize-winner for the most beautiful interior design of the Netherlands.
– Exhibition with an winning shop interior in the Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam in the Netherlands and in the Central Museum of
Utrecht,The Netherlands.
– By order of the Icelandic government, during a three month-long stay in Iceland, create stories and realize objects about elfs and trolls (Sagas) to be merchandised.

1995-1996
– Art direction for the single play “Ju-Ju” directed by Otmar Vottozhek.
– Art direction for the short movie “Waarom wolven huilen “ directed by JanKarel Lameer.

1996-1997:
– Art direction for the opening movie at the Rotterdam film festival “Leklicht, Lekliefde” directed by Marc de Clou.
– Creation and production of three objects for the exposition “Flying over Water” in the Joan Miro Museum in Barcelona,Spain.

1997-1998:
– Starter’s scholarship of the ‘Fonds voor de Beeldende Kunsten’. With this scholarship the realization of my own short movie “Tragische Magie”.
– Presentation of “Tragische Magie” during the Rotterdam Filmfestival.
Nomination“Golden Pussy Award” – aesthetic nudity.
– Art direction for the movie “Abeltje”, directed by Ben SonBogaard.

1998-1999:
– Director for CCCP.COM in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Directing several leaders, videoclips, television- and movietheater commercials.
– Exhibition in Breda at the “ St.Joost” Academy

1999 – 2000:
– Director for CZAR Films in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
– VPRO – television program – Sportpaleis de Jong.
– A Nomination for a Lamp for NOKNOK commercial.
– Prize at Cannes commercial festival for the commercial
“Happy Tv”

2000 – 2001:
– Documentary “Kill them with kindness” commissioned by the VPRO
– Design “Welcoming frame” for the exposition of Peter Greenaway in Malmo (Sweden)
– in collaboration with Jeroen van Mechelen
– Several commercials and music videos

2001 – 2002
– Exposition T.A.T.O.E.
– Commercials and music videos

2002 – 2003
– Two Chrysler commercials for the Belgium market
– Two ING commercials for the French market
– Commercials for Dutch, French and Belgium market
– Design architectural project at the Westergasfabriek (Amsterdam)

2003 – 2004
– In production documentary Rio de Janeiro “Funk Party”
– Fotography free work
– In production short movie; ‘La poule egorgeé’
– Giving workshop at the Academy of Arts “St-Joost” Breda

2004
– Negotiations Art and Video project for the Biennale Le Havre,
France
– Art project in Cornwall, England
– Conceptional designer for different companies

2005
– Project development visualisation and design ‘ El corazon D’Argentina “ for our future queen
of Holland “Maxima’
– Conceptional proposel for the interior of Club – Restaurant ‘West Pacific ‘ in Amsterdam
– Development of scenario for a small feature film 15” minutes, shot and filmed in Belgium
– Two commercials for Tom Tom rider, international market
– Angoulem, comicfestival, preparing an exposition in januari 2006, in France
– Different fotographical asignments
– Directing commercial ‘ colito’
– Teaching at the Hallo Academy
– Designing soundscapes for my own filmprojects

2006
– Executing different projects of students from the Hallo Academy
– Concept and executing of 12 leaders for MTV
– Music videos
– writing of 12 scripts including the soundscapes, for an art project.
– Finalizing fotos for for the magazine ‘ VICE’
– Writing concept ( format ) for VICE-television America

2007
– Director for The Dfilms.com

2008
– Director for Caribou films

2009
– Director for Christel Palace

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2 responses to “CV

  1. Lieve Henri,

    Geweldig, ik hoop echt dat het nu allemaal mee zit zowel zakelijk als prive. Ik sta altijd voor jou klaar als schoonvader en vader van jouw vrouw. Weet dat ik van jullie houd!

    Liefs Pati en papa.

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