Eefje Blankevoort

Eefje Blankevoort (Montreal, 1978) studied History at the University of Amsterdam. Between 2002 and 2006 she lived in Iran on a regular basis, where she studied, compiled an archive for the International Institute for Social History, wrote articles and worked on her book Stiekem kan hier alles. (In secret everything is possible here). In between she enrolled in a year long graduate program American Studies at the 'all women college' Smith College, Massachusetts. 

Eefje writes articles and books, directs and edits (commissioned) films. She recently published the books The Refugee Jackpot (together with photographer Karijn Kakebeeke) and Dream City (together with photographer  Anoek Steketee).