MOZE MAAIKE MERTENS

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GOING WHERE
THE COLD WIND BLOWS
- A lyrics by Lead Belly


My name is Moze Mertens (1996) and I am from Utrecht, The Netherlands living in Vancouver, Canada. At the moment I am studying Classical Animation at the Vancouver Film School and making my  short animated film.  


In 2019 I graduation at the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague, and wrote a thesis on female representation in politics in The Netherlands. Together with a song I wrote, I made an installation about my experiences and the importance of empowerment through Role Models.  As creative campainger I worked for 3 years for BKB. I created visual concepts, used my background in design and arts to come to with a visual ways to communicate with a specific target group for several campaigns on social topics
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SOFTWARE SKILLS


ToonBoom Harmony Pro
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe InDesign




EDUCATION


Jan. 2021 - Dec. 2021

Vancouver Film School


Classical Animation
Vancouver, Canada
Sept. 2015 - July 2019

Royal Academy of Arts


Interactive/Media/Design
The Hague, The Netherlands





WORK EXPERIENCE



Jan. 2018 - March 2021

BKB | Het Campagnebureau


Creative Campaigner
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
May 2018 - June 2018

European Street Challenge


Participant
Zixi, China




2011 - 2021

The Village Coffee


Barista and Designer
Utrecht, The Netherlands

2010 - 2014

PVDA

(Party of the Labour)

Campaign assistance and volunteer
Utrecht, The Netherlands




EXHIBITIONS



March - April 2020

Bad Feminists


Melkweg Exhibitions
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
June 2019

Graduation Exhibtion


Royal Academy of Arts
The Hague, The Netherlands



March - October 2018

Future Bags


Tassenmuseum ‘t Hendrikje
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
April 2017

In Someone Else’s Shoes


Royal Academy of Arts Gallery
The Hague, The Netherlands



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Background artwork: Moze Mertens
Moze Maaike Mertens 2021 - Vancouver, Canada
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