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Down and Out in the South

  (LISTEN TO INTERVIEWS >>>) For the book and the iBook, click here. For those of you, men and women whom I have photographed and who have not received the [...]

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National Identities

  National Identities   Xenophobia, and especially islamophobia, is on the rise in many European countries. In my native Netherlands, as well as in Italy, Austria, Denmark and Hungary for [...]

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Comfort Women

Comfort Women (Troostmeisjes) The past is never dead. It’s not even past. (William Faulkner, Requiem for a Nun) Raping women seems to be a normal byproduct of wars. During World [...]

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Renovation of the Rijksmuseum

  Renovation of the Rijksmuseum   Until 2013, the Rijksmuseum (Dutch National Museum, specializing in Art and Dutch History) in Amsterdam is under reconstruction, renovation and restauration. The present building [...]

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Bureaucratics

  Bureaucratics   Bureaucratics is a project consisting of a book (ISBN 978-1-59005-232-7, now sold out) and a traveling exhibition that has so far been shown in museums and galleries in some twenty [...]

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The Face of Poverty

  The Face of Poverty   In May 2005, on an assignment for the Dutch magazine “M”, monthly of the daily newspaper NRC Handelsblad, Jan Banning and journalist Dick Wittenberg [...]

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Traces of War: Survivors of the Burma and Sumatra Railways (Sporen van oorlog. Overlevenden van de Birma- en de Pakanbaroe-spoorweg)

  Traces of War: Survivors of the Burma and Sumatra Railways (Sporen van oorlog. Overlevenden van de Birma- en de Pakanbaroe-spoorweg)   The past is never dead. It’s not even [...]

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Children of the white mist: Agent Orange in Vietnam

  Children of the white mist: Agent Orange in Vietnam   On 30 april 1975, the Vietnam War ended with the capitulation of Saigon. During this war, between 1961 and [...]

Aftermath (1990s)

Over the years, especially in the 1990s and 2000s, I made several photo series about long-term consequences of wars. These resulted in two big projects in the years after 2000: [...]

Archive (1980s)

Photos from the 1980s.