Gallery

 

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The Sweating Subject

The Sweating Subject is a series of group portraits of tribal chiefs and their court, which includes myself, photographer Jan Banning. All are members of the Gonja or Dagomba tribe […]

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Cyprus: The Green Line

  A buffer zone in Cyprus was first established in 1964. The UN sent peace keepers to prevent a recurrence of fighting, following intercommunal violence between the Greek and Turkish […]

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Law and Order – Introductory text + photos

  FOR THE BOOK, CLICK HERE. “(O)nly by making comparisons can we distinguish ourselves from others and discover who we are, in order to become all that we are meant […]

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The Face of Poverty (revisited, 2015)

  This was Dickson ten years ago: a typical village of fifty households in the African country Malawi. Photographed and described, five short years after the United Nations in September […]

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Pulaski Women’s Prison (USA)

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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 (Troostmeisjes)

  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 […]

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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 […]