Reinout van den Bergh (Wageningen, the Netherlands, 1957) studied photography and audiovisual design at St. Joost School of Fine Art and Design in Breda, the Netherlands. Since 1982 he has been working from Breda as a photographer and audiovisual designer. In this capacity he has travelled throughout Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, the USA and Latin America. He worked for various ethnographical museums and for Dutch development cooperation projects. His work has been
exhibited in several museums in Eastern and Western Europe and Africa,
and published in several books and other publications.
The Miners from Beringen (2014) comprises a collection of photgraphs
made in the Belgian mining community of Beringen during the 1980s.
It was proclaimed as one of the best photobooks of the year by Dutch
quality newspaper de Volkskrant. For the long-term project 'Factories'
with fellow artist Huib Fens he visited industrial heritage everywhere in
Europe. The 'Environment' project is a combination of visual art and
photography, for which he cooperated with sculptor Gerhard Lentink,
travelling in several European countries.
As of 2006 Reinout van den Bergh has been curator of BredaPhoto.
He also supervises students and graduates of its International Talent
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