Stories

Mathilde Jansen

Netherlands, the

  • City, State: Amsterdam, North-Holland
  • Geographic Location: Europe


Submissions

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 12:00 AM

Monday, March 22, 2010 3:26 PM

"Tanzania Unlimited, Ltd." is a collection of photos showcasing business in Africa. It focuses on Tanzania's economy, which has grown due to increased exports and other international trade. Though new industries are a boone to the nation's economy, participation in the global market also creates cultural tension. International companies often impose foreign social codes and structures onto Tanzanian society, creating a culture clash in the business arena. This tension, along with the country's ethnic diversity and growing local economy, sets the stage for Mathilde Jansen's documentary-style, collage, and set-up photography.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010 12:00 AM

The Bijlmer, an intercultural suburb of Amsterdam, is undergoing a long-term renovation project that may reverse its image as a chaotic ghetto brimming with shadow industries. My collage, Destinations, expresses the universal search for a brighter future with better economical conditions, where two completely different worlds intersect.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 12:00 AM

Artist Mathilde Jansen celebrates fair and herbal tea with a full moon as the first part of an autonomous fair trade project that is currently in progress.


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