Photography // Wednesday, February 04, 2015
The ICA is delighted to present a solo exhibition of recent work by Viviane Sassen (who was also featured in Juxtapoz in November 2014), a photographer who has garnered parallel critical acclaim as a fashion photographer and in the context of contemporary visual art. The content of the exhibition focuses predominantly on a body of work that Sassen made in Pikin Slee, Suriname in 2013. Pikin Slee is the second-largest village on the Upper Suriname River, deep within the Surinamese rainforest. The exhibition consists of black and white and colour works shot on an analogue camera.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 04, 2014
A highly successful fashion photographer and featured in our November 2014 Picture Book, Sassen asserts that she is unconcerned with clothes and more interested in creating imaginative images. And this is why her personal photography has been exhibited and collected at museum level. She is having her first UK show, Viviane Sassen: Analemma: Fashion Photography 1992–2012, at The Photographers’ Gallery and it will run until January 18, 2015.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 02, 2014
Juxtapoz never shies away from a little controversy, and the November 2014 issue featuring the a cover story and the works South African-based photographer Roger Ballen. This cover, let's just get right to it: it's disturbing, haunting, intriguing, and yet part of a compelling body of work that Ballen has been building for decades. We are proud to have him on the cover and to tell his unique story.
Photography // Saturday, August 23, 2014
Kenya-Raised, Netherlands-based photographer, Viviane Sassen, mixes documentary and fashion with a brilliantly trained eye. Her most recent series ‘Flamboya’ refers to the ‘Flamboyant’ tree which blossoms in December and decorates the East and South African landscape with countless deep and red-and-orange flowers.