Taco Hidde Bakker

Taco Hidde Bakker

Taco Hidde Bakker is a writer, teacher, translator, and curator in the field of the arts, specializing in photography. He studied at two art schools before obtaining an MA in Photographic Studies at Leiden University (NL). He has contributed his writing to numerous artist’s books, catalogues, and magazines, including Camera Austria International (AT), Foam Magazine (NL), British Journal of Photography (GB), and TRIGGER (BE). Bakker is the author of the text collection The Photograph That Took the Place of a Mountain (Fw:Books, 2018). He teaches theory to Photography students at Utrecht University of the Arts (HKU).

Taco Hidde Bakker is a freelance writer in the field of the visual arts.




Program with Taco Hidde Bakker

Spiritus (work in progress)LNDW Studio2022

Spiritus (work in progress), LNDW Studio, 2022

Taede A. Smedes Philippe Ailleris Doina Kraal Roger Cremers Taco Hidde Bakker Frank van der Stok

3 September 2022 4:00 pm

Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam

A talk and public discussion about Unidentified Aerial Phenomena, the imagination and speculations about extraterrestrial life and intelligence, with guests Philippe Ailleris and Taede A. Smedes and moderators Doina Kraal and Taco Hidde Bakker.  

Spiritus (work in progress)Frank van der Stok2022

Spiritus (work in progress), Frank van der Stok, 2022

Doina Kraal Roger Cremers Frank van der Stok Taco Hidde Bakker

27 August 2022 4:00 pm

Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam

For the second event in the context of the Public Research Residency at Looiersgracht we invite guests for a storytelling event (a miniature time travel through objects and live stories). 

Bram Roza Frank van der Stok Taco Hidde Bakker Doina Kraal Roger Cremers

20 August 2022 7:30 pm

Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam

Film screening of The Phenomenon (James Fox, 2020) with an introduction by UFO-researcher Bram Roza about the film and his own documentary-in-progress, De UFO’s van Soesterberg. 

Doina Kraal Roger Cremers Frank van der Stok Taco Hidde Bakker

8 August 2022 - 10 September 2022

Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam

Looiersgracht 60 and Radical Reversibility are welcoming Amsterdam-based artists Doina Kraal (1980) and Roger Cremers (1972) as the first participants of the Public Research Residency.


Taco Hidde Bakker's Works

'Tohu wa-Bohu', ExtrapoolTaco Hidde Bakker2019

'Tohu wa-Bohu', Extrapool, Taco Hidde Bakker, 2019

Taco Hidde Bakker


Tohu Wa-Bohu


Tohu wa-Bohu is a collaborative artist’s book exploring the interface of photography and risograph printing. It is also an experiment in editing as each participating artist printed their pages, which were later brought together as signatures and bound as a book.

Stephan Keppel, 'Hard Copies', Camera Austria, GrazInstallation view by Markus Krottendorfer.2021

Stephan Keppel, 'Hard Copies', Camera Austria, Graz, Installation view by Markus Krottendorfer., 2021

Taco Hidde Bakker Stephan Keppel


Hard Copies


Hard Copies was a solo exhibition by visual artist Stephan Keppel curated by Taco Hidde Bakker. The exhibition was held at Camera Austria in Kunsthaus Graz (AT), 12.6–15.8.2021.