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.
In this serie I honour my beloved grandmother. She has been a friend and inspiration my entire life. Although she passed away in 1994, when I was just 13 year old my memories are vibrant. This year (2020), August 2nd she would have celebrated her 100th birthday. On this day, I have publish the complete body of work existing of 18 images plus 10 original images. In some images, I copied the old photo from our family photo books.
This serie is dedicated to Jeanne Margaretha de Kruijs - Slotboom 02-08-1920 | 14-01-1994
THE BLACK & WHITE PROJECT | ICELAND
When I thought for the first time about creating a new body of work I started studying light and darkness. It is a wide subject which already inspires me for a long time.
During my research period, I was taught that light and darkness moves in waves and exists of very many small parts. This magical structure is normal to us but as a photographer searching for light and darkness it is an inspiration and reason to express it in a photo story.
Achievements: Winner COCA project 2020, finalist SIPA 2020, publications in L'oeil de la Photographie, PH museum, Bored Panda, Lensculture, ADF photo, Fashionista.
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