Ernst van Hoek is a designer, art director and artist interested in queer- & internet culture and their relationship to design and art. He translates his concepts in different media such as film, code/websites, spacious installations and printed matter. The unifying factor is the image that he uses to narrate stories. Van Hoek is currently based in Berlin (Germany).
☞ 2016 (Aug-present) Founder of Ernst van Hoek Graphic Design Studio , Berlin (Germany)
☞ 2018 (Apr-Jul) Assistance to designer/artist Sarah Illenberger, Berlin (Germany)
☞ 2017 (Jun-Sept) Collaborating with Souvenir By Gallery, Berlin (Germany)
☞ 2017 (Apr-Jul) Contributing design skills for the fashion exhibition called 'STIJL ONTKLEED' by SCHUIT.
☞ 2016 (Oct-Dec) Internship at designer/artist duo Pinar & Viola , Paris (France)
☞ 2016 (Aug-Oct) Participant at the group exhibition 'A Reflection On the Collection' at Museum Bronbeek, Arnhem (The Netherlands)
☞ 2013 - 2016 Bachelor Graphic Design at the Institute of the Arts ArtEZ, Arnhem (The Netherlands)
☞ 2015 (Aug-Dec) Internship at art collective Slavs & Tatars, Berlin (Germany)
Exhibition design, webdesign & art production
☞ 2012 - 2013 Preparatory year at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)