American photographer Bryan Schutmaat focusses in his work on ordinary people, their land and rural life in general.
In Vessels he documents those people who have left behind their lives in modern society and are roaming the Southwest of the United States: travelers, hitchhikers, and drifters.
Through these portraits and landscapes he shows a decaying country: a new interpretation of the ‘open road’.
The book 112 was Willem’s first project, to honor the people of the ambulance services in Amsterdam. Shot in rough black and white, it shows us what happens behind the closed doors of a big contemporary city.
American photographer Bryan Schutmaat focusses in his work on ordinary people. In Vessels he documents those people who have left behind their lives in modern society and are roaming the Southwest of the United States.
Future Stories from the Past
In his second book, Future Stories from the Past, Willem Poelstra aims to recount the story of his parents: a volunteer worker in the German war industry and a woman who lost her family to the holocaust.
Aeronautics in the Backyard
Xiaoxiao Xu portrays people with a dream: the dream to conquer the sky. Tinkering away in their backyards these, mostly, farmers aim to create machines that are able to fly.
Forhanna supported photographer Joshua Irwandi with a grant and enables him to produce his project VIRAL with the help of his sparring partner and project leader Geert van Kesteren, a Dutch veteran war-photographer and filmer.