André Ruiter

About André

André Ruiter (Putten, 1972) is a Dutch photographer specialized in black & white photography. He lives in a town surrounded by the woodlands of De Veluwe. These woodlands are an important source of inspiration. He likes to travel to remote places like Iceland, Greenland, Spitsbergen and the Scottish islands.

In 2009 and 2010 André studied at the Fotovakschool in Apeldoorn. During this study he completed his first photo project. He graduated with the project Water as a Weapon. After the Fotovakschool he continued working on project-based conceptual landscape photography based on historic themes.


  • In 2010 photos of Guardians of Concrete were exhibited at three forts of the New Dutch Water Line
  • Photos of Water as a Weapon are part of a permanent educational exhibition at Fort Honswijk
  • In 2011 photos of Bluie East 2 were published in the Dutch magazine Keep Them Rolling
  • In 2011 an article about the project Grebbelinie 1940 was published in the magazine Grebbelinie in Beeld
  • An online interview on Photography Office about
    The Historic Landscape


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