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Family man, friend and photographer
Jeroen Oerlemans in Libya

Welcome TO the jeroen oerlemans foundation

(Stichting Jeroen Oerlemans)

Family man, friend and photographer

Tentoonstelling Jeroen Oerlemans

16 december 2017 - 4 maart 2018

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Jeroen has photographed in many places, usually a place of crisis. 
His main goal was to capture the human aspect of a specific situation. Find a selection of his work on the following page


Jeroen Oerlemans at work

Jeroen was born on 15 May 1970 in Vught in North Brabant, the Netherlands. He obtained his Master’s Degree in Political Sciences from Amsterdam University and then studied photojournalism at London College of Communication. As a freelance photojournalist, Jeroen worked in areas of conflict worldwide, and in the last few years mostly in Afghanistan, Libya and Syria.

Jeroen lived in Amsterdam with his wife Boes and three children, Yves (2007), Anna (2009) and Nanouk (2011).  
Read more about Jeroen here.


This website allows you to buy work from Jeroen. 
Click here for an overview of the available work.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

The foundation

The Jeroen Oerlemans Foundation has been set up by his family and friends in his memory to keep his work alive and to support his children.

The board of the foundation consists of:  

Chairman : Paul Bannink

Secretary: Gerben Dijkstra

Treasurer: Hans van der Veen

Legal advisor: Stephan Sluijters

Legal advisor: Frederik-Jan Hogewind 

Photographer: Sander Nieuwenhuys

Read more about the foundation and how it works

If you would like to make a personal gift read more here.

If you have specific questions or would like further information about the Foundation, please contact contact us.


in the media

Jeroen was interviewed several times about his work.
After his death many articles were published about his life and work. 
Find here an overview of the most important links.


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