Diana Blok


Diana Blok was born in 1952 in Montevideo, Uruguay and lived in several Latin American countries before moving to Amsterdam where she developed her career in fine art photography, using it as a took for self-discovery.
From 2003 onward she taught fine art photography at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in The Hague, complementing with master classes and workshops in: University of Industrial Arts, Helsinki; School for Photography/University of Goteborg, Sweden; Rijksacademie, Amsterdam; Rietveld Academy and Centro de la Imagen in Mexcio City. Currently is guest teacher at the Masters Program of the Polytechnic University of Valencia.

Publications include: Invisible Forces in cooperation with Marlo Broekmans , Blood Ties and Other Bonds, Adventures in Cross Casting, Ay Dios, Possible Paradise (2004) See Through Us
( LGBT life in Turkey, Time Tells ( a family history about war, trauma, identity and consolidation) and I challenge you to love me, portraits and stories sexual identity in Brazil today.
Her work is represented in major public and private collections and shown in solo and group exhibitions worldwide.