Rebel 'n' Saint

PhotographerJasmine de Vries
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryAmsterdam, Netherlands
Photo Date2016/2017
Entry Description

Jasmine poses for her own pictures. These pictures are inspired by her own life and environment. She uses these images in order to create some structure in the mishmash of events, actions, and feelings from her own life and surroundings. This may present ever changing Jasmines, depending on the context. The word ‘persona’ also means ‘mask’, and there is a reason for this. People wear different masks in different settings. She has mainly chosen to capture the themes in theatrical visuals. That is no coincidence. She is a great admirer of David Bowie. It’s safe to say that his interest in the theatre has been the cornerstone of his success. Major Tom, Hunky Dory, Ziggy Stardust and Alladin Sane are just a few of his personae. Most of us will clearly remember them. Each step in his career produced a new character. Now we need to ask ourselves which scenes Jasmine

About Photographer

Jasmine de Vries (1965), born in The Hague, has been active since her youth involved in photography. After graduating from HTS in The Hague in the late eighties she worked as a project manager ICT at Logica until 2013. She joined the Foto Academy in Amsterdam to make from her passion her profession. She graduate may 2017