Romke Hoogwaerts is a photographer, filmmaker and bookmaker based in Brooklyn.

He was born in Atlanta (1990) and was raised in Hong Kong, Genova, Barcelona, Singapore and Vietnam. He graduated from SVA in NYC (2013) with a degree in Visual & Critical Studies. He founded Mossless (2009-2017), a multi-faceted digital and print publishing project on photography. He has been involved in a variety of other independent efforts, most recently acting as designer and co-editor of The Reservoir (2017-present), a web zine of conversations on the politics of image making. He produces digital media for Performa (2019-present). He has written for magazines, blogs, designed websites, edited books, curated shows and worked as a photo editor at Businessweek (2014), NYT Mag (2015) and MSNBC (2015-2016). Gnomic published his first photobook, Vreugdevuur Scheveningen (2018), on the subject of massive sparring bonfires in his father’s hometown. This work, as well as his film, V.S. (Vreugdevuur Scheveningen), which debuted at Full Frame Documentary Film Festival (2020*), will be exhibited by Transmitter Gallery in October (2020) .
Brooklyn, New York