Selfie-Obsession

Selfie-Obsession

"What I find interesting is all the attention that various organized media are heaping towards selfies, repeating ad nauseam the fact that the Oxford dictionary named ‘selfie’ their word of the year. Who gives a shit?"
(GUP Magazine, 2013)
Horizon Destination

Horizon Destination

“This wanting, this hole in the soul of our being, is one of the great defining features of the human condition. And images capitalise on it, exacerbate it. They feed us with more desires before we even know we’ve consumed them.”
(GUP Magazine, 2013)
Interview with Nikolas Ventourakis

Interview with Nikolas Ventourakis

“One ends up feeling excluded, standing outside a window looking in, fantasising about being part of the group. And being part of the group is important.”
—Nikolas Ventourakis (GUP Magazine)
Interview with Steve McCurry

Interview with Steve McCurry

“You still have to work and struggle. Effort and reward—they’re all intertwined. You can’t really look at struggle as necessarily a negative thing. Or work. The word ‘work’ can seem kind of like drudgery, but you can’t look at it like that.”
—Steve McCurry (GUP Magazine)

Elsewhere

“These are the times we live in: the casual sex institutionalized complex. The mass-ingested half-boredom of fucking because you can and because it’s the closest thing to intimacy that you can fake without revealing anything about yourself other than your skin.” From my upcoming work of writing / photography to be shown in print journal Anolog, an excerpt from my…

GUP Portfolio Reviews

GUP Magazine is hosting a portfolio review in Amsterdam, in cooperation with Firestarters, on Sept 26. I’m among the reviewers, representing GUP, so if you’re a photographer who fancies kickstarting your work to the next level, go on and register. I’d love to see your work.

Respect the Medium

Firestarters has posted a short interview with me, about the upcoming portfolio review GUP has organized, and the media that photography is presented in. (in Dutch only)
Interview with Scot Sothern

Interview with Scot Sothern

"I have a certain amount of guilt for what I've done with these pictures and the way I've thrown 'em around and splattered these poor women in front of everybody, and sometimes I think I'm wrong and then I sometimes think I'm right, and that's what I live with, you know?"
—Scot Sothern (GUP Magazine)