amsterdam: parasomnia

© viviane sassen - ayuel [2010] one of two exhibitions opening simultaneously today [5pm-7pm] at motive gallery is parasomnia by dutch photographer viviane sassen. she grew up in east africa and has been taking photographs in that part of the world since she first returned in 2002. sassen's photographs include a variety of topics and is infused with memories of her youth, the beauty of the landscape, the kids she used to play with, the shanty towns and her doctor-father's terminally ill patients. her images are a mixture of genuine humanity, cultural clichés, her personal life story and peculiar aesthetics. location: ms. van riemsdijkweg 41a [noord].
© viviane sassen - fantome [2010]