Alice de Kruijs is a contemporary and fine art photographer based in The Netherlands. Her work frequently touches the subject of identity and diversity and aims to go against the standard ideals and showcase stories through culture and different ethnic backgrounds, her work is a celebration of these differences in culture. As her way of life, she loves to conceptually and symbolically tell stories. Usually by showing a different perspective on personal daily life struggles and stories.
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NEW PHOTO BOOK | RISING WATERS 2019-2022 | € 39,-
This book is a visual experience in which more than 60 photos are displayed over 100+ pages.
Click here to purchase the book (limited edition of 250 pieces). The foreword is written by Melanie Prapopoulos, founder of The CAMP Gallery Miami & Westport NY.
There are three series that were made between 2019 and 2022. The high sea level and with it climate change create many problems that threaten many countries and islands. People are losing their homes and places to live while other societies see their entire island slowly submerged under water. Governments and administrators hardly talk about climate change, it is a painful subject for people who already have to pay the consequences.
I have brought together three different series in my photo book “Rising Water”. The first series focuses on the Pacific Ocean, where islands such as Tuvalu, Kiribati and Fuji already have major problems with the high sea level. The second series is about Bangladesh, which is increasingly ravaged by flooding. The third series is about the Dutch Wadden. The Wadden area will disappear in the next 30 years if we don't change anything.
NEW * THE WATERS OF BANGLADESH
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LATEST EXHIBITION @PARIS
From 12 to 14 November 2021, ImageNation will be back in Paris, the city that saw the birth of photography almost two centuries ago. Thanks to the many festivals and fairs, the French capital is, more than ever, the crossroads of the new trends. Over all, Paris Photo has seen attracting important collectors and art enthusiasts from all over the world. Along with this, during Paris Photo days, the city becomes an ideal stage for the photographic works of the most interesting international artists in dialogue with the audience.
About ImageNation: Launched in 2013 by Martin Vegas, and organized by DeFactory non profit cultural association, ImageNation aims to identify high-quality work by new voices in contemporary photography. The purpose is to connect the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring works in print, in person, and online. Since 2016, ImageNation is based in Paris, bringing the exhibitions also to Arles as part of the Voies Off Festival; to Venice during the Film Festival days; and to Los Angeles as part of the LA Art Show. In 2021, ImageNation will be exhibited in Milan.