Prosper de Roos is an artist and philosopher. He makes audioworks, photographic work, video and text. Non-fiction and crossovers. His works explore conceptual landscapes.
Prosper de Roos studied photography at School of Photography in The Hague, Visual Arts at St. Joost Academy in Breda and Philosophy (MA) at University of Amsterdam. His work has been supported by the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK), Amarte Fund, Dutch Film Fund, Dutch Media Fund, NPO Fund, Thuiskopie Fonds, Sonodocs, VEVAM Fonds.
Recipient Jan Kassies Stimuleringsprijs Media Fund as Plotsmaker, Nominated Prix Europe, Zilveren Reissmicrofoon with VPRO Plots, TopTen award Cologne international Film & Television Conference, Best IDFA on tour, Golden Olive Award IBFF.
Education: MA Philosophy, University of Amsterdam // St. Joost Academy, Visual Arts, Breda, the Netherlands // DocLab Immersive Reality IDFA // School of Photography, documentary photography, The Hague.
Prosper taught at HKU, St. Joost Academy, Avans Hoge School, Vrije Academie, Artez Zwolle. His works were selected for Prix Europa, SXSW, National Media Museum Bradford, Best of IDFA on tour, Dutch Public Networks, After Sunset Festival, Oorzaken festival, Radio 1, Schieblok IFFR, Clermont Ferrand, Porto Bello London, Raindance, Cologne international Film & Television Conference, Rooftop Festival NY.
Nominated for Prix Europa 2016 & 2015 // Recipient Jan Kassies Award with Plots makers, Dutch Media Fund 2013 // Winner Dutch Zilveren Reissmicrofoon with VPRO Plots 2013 // Nominated best doc Porto Bello Festival London 2010 // TopTen Cologne international Film & Television Conference 2009 // Golden Olive Award Bunker Festival 2002.