Images can tell a story: they can become part of a narrative, saying things that can’t be put into words. The photographs in Ons Erfgoed investigate an alternative method to portraiture – they provide a portrait of Dutch New Zealanders not by photographing the people themselves, but by focusing on their homes and the […]Read more "Gezellig – 2016"
Images can tell a story: they can become part of a narrative, saying things that can’t be put into words. The photographs in Ons Erfgoed aim to echo something of the subjects’ Dutch heritage by using light in a similar way to 17th Century Dutch painters like Rembrandt or Vermeer. The scenes are of […]Read more "Portraits – 2016"
This series explores the homes and lives of three different generations of a migrant Dutch family – the initial immigrants themselves, the first generation New Zealanders, and the second generation New Zealanders. It is an investigation of the Dutch cultural assimilation within New Zealand, but also highlights the desire within different generations to reconnect […]Read more "Family – 2014"
Ethnography is the product of Anthropology and Sociology. It is the material representation of a culture and can take on many different forms, such as the written word, film, or photography. Ethnographies of the Everyday is a photographic project that involves looking into people’s daily life and activities. It is about providing an insight into […]Read more "Living – 2013"