Rob Severein (Amsterdam, b. 1964) studied at the Utrecht School of the Arts, where, after a number of placements in the Netherlands and abroad, he obtained a BA degree in Design and Typography in 1988. Thereafter he worked as an art director at various reputed advertising agencies, producing countless award‑winning campaigns at home and abroad.
Rob’s curiosity about people and their stories has always been one of his great driving forces.
In 2011 he left his own agency to pick up master studies at the Photo Academy in Amsterdam. Graduated in september 2014 he now works both as a photograper and an independent art director with a strong emphasis on storytelling and documentary.
Rob lives in the Dutch town of Haarlem near Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2015 - SO 2015 (Selection of Dutch Photography)
Fading Doel. Village of tears.
Sandwiched between the Antwerp container port and a nuclear power plant is the village of Doel. A village that was in the way of the megalomaniac expansion of Antwerp for decades, but now, in the end, must make place definitively.