Hiryczuk / Van Oevelen is a collaboration between artists/ researchers Elodie Hiryczuk (1977, Avignon) and Sjoerd van Oevelen (1974, Steenbergen). Both studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy (Amsterdam) and respectivey the Sandberg Institute (Amsterdam) and the AA Architectural Association (London). Hiryczuk / Van Oevelen are interested in the workings of perception in humankind's relationship to nature and the landscape. The differences and similarities between Western and Eastern traditions of painting and photography deeply shape their work and thinking. In addition to making art, they write and publish essays online and in magazines such as Philosophy of Photography (UK) and EXTRA – Fotografie in context (BE/NL). Their photographic works have been shown at Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam (2018), UNSEEN Amsterdam (2017), Bradwolff Projects, Amsterdam (2016), DordtYart, Dordrecht (2013), Museum de Paviljoens, Almere (2012), Contemporary Istanbul (2012). They received a Red Dot Award and were nominated for the 13th annual Van Bommel Van Dam Prize. Their work is part of the collections of AMC Art Collection, Erasmus MC Art Collection, Kasteel Wijlre Estate and Van Den Ende Foundation. Hiryczuk and Van Oevelen have been artists in residence at Arts Initiative Tokyo (2015) and Skaftfell Center for Visual Art in Seydisfjördur, Iceland (2009). They are currently head Moving Image (BA) at ArtEZ AKI Academy of Art and Design (Enschede) and PhD candidates at LUCAS Center for the Arts in Society at Leiden University. Hiryczuk and Van Oevelen are co-founders of Radical Reversibility.