Romke Hoogwaerts is a video producer, photographer & bookmaker based in Brooklyn. He is a video producer (live and archival) at Performa, a performance art biennial. He makes photobooks as Hekmor Books. He occasionally edits and designs The Reservoir, a collaborative webzine of conversations on the politics of image making. He also founded, edited and designed Mossless, a prominent independent multimedia magazine that featured hundreds of emerging photographers. His personal work includes Vreugdevuur Scheveningen, a photobook and documentary film on the subject of sparring bonfires, published by Gnomic Book, debut screened at Full Frame Documentary Film Festival and exhibited by Transmitter Gallery. He previously worked as a photo editor at Businessweek, NBCUniversal and NYT Mag. He was born in Atlanta, raised in Hong Kong, Genoa, Barcelona, Singapore and Ho Chi Minh City, and graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York City with a degree in Visual & Critical Studies.
Brooklyn, New York