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Wilhelmina Helena: photography/styling/creative direction

Helena Vegter is a Dutch photographer & artist. As a photographer she is focused on fashion, glamour and art.

 

She made the series ‘Clothing from different cultures‘ (2017) and ‘My freedom, Islam‘ (2019) which were exhibited in the Eusebius church Arnhem and Q-Factory Amsterdam. In 2021 she made the series ‘(FEMALE) ICONS‘ together with burlesque artist Fay Loren. The series Helena Vegter made for the exhibition ‘200 years of fashion‘ are currently on display at the Veenkoloniaal Museum.

 

Signature elements to her photography are the use of (complementary) colors, diversity, female empowerment, glamour and her interest in clothing from different cultures.

 

In 2013, Helena won the 1st prize at Kunstbende Groningen for her song ‘Road Captain’, which she wrote with her brother, Rik Vegter. Together they performed original songs and covers at multiple stages, such as Melkweg Amsterdam and Noorderzon theaterfestival Groningen.

 

In 2022, Helena teamed up with producer and songwriter Michel Wijninga to create her song ‘Glamour, Freedom, Love’, which is about feeling confident and not being afraid to stand out. The song was released on Spotify on the 18th of March 2022, and can be found under her artist profile ‘Miss Helena’. The song reached number #5 at the Noord top 9.

 

Currently located in Groningen, the Netherlands.

Exhibitions:
2017 Various works at Westcord Fashion Hotel Amsterdam
2017 ‘Clothing from different cultures‘ series at Eusebius church Arnhem
2019 ‘Clothing from different cultures‘ series at Van Beresteyn cultural center Veendam
2019 ‘My freedom, Islam‘ series at Q-Factory Amsterdam
2020 ‘Clothing from different cultures‘ at Bethesda hospital Hoogeveen
2020 Various works at Kunst Is Mijn Natuur (KIMN) in Park Meerstad
12.06.2022 – 20.11.2022 / 200 years of fashion history at Veenkoloniaal Museum

Minerva Academy of Popular Culture 2015-2019
KvK/Chamber Of Commerce – 71063471

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