Bas Princen is an artist and photographer. He studied industrial design and architecture at the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam. Through photography, his has focused on urban landscape in transformation often portraying the tension between the built and the imaginary. His solo exhibitions include Breuer Revisited at the MET Breuer in 2017, Room of Peace at Fundamentals, 14th Venice Architecture Biennale in 2014, and Refuge at Storefront for Art and Architecture in 2010. His books include Artificial Arcadia in 2004, Five Cities Portfolio in 2009 and Reservoir in 2011. Princen won the 2004 Charlotte Kohler Prize for young artists in the Netherlands and the Silver Lion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2010.