Miriam Kruishoop

Kruishoop works in different media: as a filmmaker she has a unique talent and style. She writes and edits most of her work herself. She won several film awards and grants while still in school: the ‘Citroen Award’ for ‘Best Graduation Film’ for her short ‘Da Silva’ and a grant for her first feature film ‘Vive Elle’.

While Kruishoop’s films predominantly feature conflicted male characters, her conceptual art mainly features women and is a direct extension of herself. As a visual artist Kruishoop works in different media, including installation art, neon and photography. Through a number of different series of works, she has sought to raise challenging and important questions about the role and representation of women in society. For example video: Unbreakable

Most recently Kruishoop won several awards for her latest film ‘Greencard Warriors’, including the ‘Best Director Award’ at the LA Latino Film Festival and the New York International Film Festival. Her works can be found in private and public collections

Kruishoop studied at the Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She lives and works in Los Angeles, USA.