Ellen Dosse (NL)Philip van Schaik
Spaarnestad Photo Foundation
Ellen Dosse, managing director of Spaarnestad Photo Foundation representing the historical photo collection Spaarnestad, one of the world’s largest heritage press photo archives, specialized in Dutch life in the 20th century. The foundation collaborates with museums, art academies, corporate clients, galleries and photographers to initiate projects in order to reveal the unknown sections of the photo collection.
Ellen worked as an art buyer and producer for advertising agencies and advised corporate clients with their photo collection. She co-curates exhibitions and was a lecturer/coordinator at the photography department at Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague.
As a consultant, Ellen collaborated with photographers to improve and plan their projects. Among them are Alice Wielinga with “North Korea, a life between Propaganda and Reality”, Isabella Rozendaal with “Isabella Hunts”, and Sara Mei Herman with “Touch”.