The series “nightscapes” is a tribute of the artist to the silence and poetry of “les paysages nocturnes”.
The softness of the dark, with its deep blue tones, gives ultimate space for imagination.
We do not see what we see, but what we feel.
Evert Bongers (1957 Stein, the Netherlands)
lives and works in Maastricht.
After completing his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Maastricht, he worked several years as a photographer for art institutions and galleries.
He makes, among others, reports of: Marlene Dumas, Bertrand Lavier, Martin Kippenberger, A.R. Penck, William Wegman, Christian Boltanski and Mimmo Paladino.
Bongers develops more and more as an art photographer, wins prizes and begins to exhibit his work nationally and internationally.
Besides that, he works in the eighties and nineties on projects for Stuyvesant in Cuba, Ballantines whisky in Scotland and Philips
Lighting in the Netherlands.
In recent years, he mainly focuses on art photography.
Evert Bongers signs in 2012 a contract with gallery Photology, resulting in exhibitions, together with: Vic Muniz, Martin Parr, Elisabetta Benassi, Andrea Jemolo, Mario Cresci, Davide Bramante, Matthew Pillsbury and Yasumasa Morimura.