Peter van Agtmael was born in 1981. He received a BA in History from Yale. Peter joined Magnum Photos in 2008 and became a member in 2013.
Portrait © Mark Davis for an interview on the Interview Magazine website (in English) from February 2017.
Christian van der Kooy is a Dutch artist working with photography, short films and audioscapes. He has been working on long-term projects in Eastern Europe, around the Black Sea and the Caucasus.
Van der Kooy investigates the characteristics and habits of the people, and the history and topography of the region. He is particularly interested in the mystical relationship between people and their environment...
He publishes in 2017 with The Eriskay Connection the photobook "Anastasiia", the complex story of a declaration of love by a young Ukrainian student to her foreign lover and to her homeland.
© Portrait taken from the artsit's FB profile
Annemarieke van Drimmelen is a Dutch photographer.
She follows a career fully dedicated to photography, essentially in the fashion world, after being a model herself.
Her work, and her personal projects in particular, is a quest to portrait real intimacy.
In 2019, she publishes with Libraryman her project "Tadaima"; a word taken from Japanese that can be loosely translated as « I just came home ».
© Portrait of the artist by Daniel Lucas Bousquet / Vogue Nederland, taken from the Vogue Netherlands website.
Bertien Van Manen is a Dutch documentary photographer.
After studying literature and languages, she started working as a fashion photographer and then, inspired by Robert Frank's "The Americans", she traveled for long periods, with her camera, and developped a more documentary-oriented work and practice. In particular, she traveled in China, in the United States (Appalachia), Russia and the former USSR.
Bertien van Manen has published many photobooks, somme following projects made on commission, such as "A Hundred Summers, A Hundred Winters" (De Verbeelding, 1994) and "Let's Sit Down Before We Go" (Mack, 2011) in the former USSR countries, "Moonshine" (Mack, 2014) about families in the rural mining regions of Appalachia and "Beyond Maps and Atlases" (Mack, 2016) in Ireland.
She has also published more personal work, for instance "I Will be Wolf" (Mack, 2017) about one of her earlier trips, in Hungary, or even much closer to her family life: "Easter and Oak Trees" (Mack, 2013).
In 2021, Mack again, publishes "Archive", an overview of her career and work, drawing also from her personal archive of unpublished work.
Winter Vandenbrink is a Paris-based Dutch photographer.
Winter is inspired by the street and studies the forming of adolescent identities.
His series "Vandals" was published by Études Books in 2021.
Stephan Vanfleteren is a Belgian photographer and publisher. He has received numerous awards, including five World Press Photo Awards and his work has been exhibited in many famous institutions, in Europe and beyond.
He co-founded the publishing house Cannibal Publishing, and its spin-off dedicated to photography Hannibal Publishing.
He has published many photobooks, and among others "Atlantic Wall" (Hannibal, 2014), "Charleroi" (Hannibal, 2015) and "Surf Tribe" (Hannibal, 2018).
© Photo taken from the artist's website
Sybren Vanoverberghe is a young Belgian photographer.
His website states: « His work functions as an analysis of the correlation between place and time and the ever recurring cycle of history. He searches for elements of myths, nature and heritage both within ordinary sites as in places of historical importance. By what process do we attach meaning to these locations? His practice deconstructs sites and brings together icons to form a new unity of the present. »
He has published two books with APE / Art Paper Editions : "2099" in 2018 and "Conference of the Birds" in 2019.
© Self-portrait taken from the artist's social media
Abigail Varney is an Australian visual artist and photographer, member of the Oculi collective.
Her long-term documentary project "Rough & Cut" about the discovery and mining of opals in Coober Pedy in the center of Australia was published in 2022 by Trespasser Books.
© Portrait taken from the artist's website
Elliott Verdier is a French documentary photographer.
In 2021, he creates the publishing house Dunes Editions with Margaux Beaughon to publish his first photobook "Reaching for Dawn". The imprint's website indicates [translation L'Ascenseur Végétal]: « Interested in the themes of memory, transmission through generations and resilience, Elliott Verdier travels extensively through territories and photographs people he meets with dignity and a form of closeness he manages to create. »
In 2017, he work on "A Shaded Path", his first long-term project, in Kirghizistan; then he started in 2019 his second large project, "Reaching for Dawn", shot with a large-format camera in Liberia.
Elliott Verdier also works for the newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times and M le Magazine from French newspaper Le Monde.
© Portrait taken from the artist's Instagram page
Corinne Vionnet is a Swiss visual artist working mainly from photographic image. In her projects, her principla concerns include « questions about collective experience, memory, and how our relationships to space define our perceptions of ourselves ».
She is a pioneer in re-purposing of images found on the web; her project "Photo Opportunities" (published by Kehrer in 2011) was for instance included in the important exhibition "From Here On" at the Rencontres d'Arles festival in 2011.
Among her more recent publications: "ME. Here Now" (Fall Line Press, 2017) and "Total Flag" (self-published, 2018).
© Portrait taken form the artist's FB page
Marina Vitaglione is a photo researcher, photographer and journalist from France.
She published in 2017 with Overlapse the book Solastalgia, a documentary / fiction work on the impact of climate change on Venice.
© Portrait of the artist by Jose Sarmento Matos.
Lorenzo Vitturi is an Italian photographer living in London.
His first book Dalston Anatomy (Self Publish Be Happy, 2013) about the Dalston neighborhood in London, appeared in many lists of the best photobooks of the yea. The series has been exhibitied in many countries worldwide.
In 2017 he publishes Money Must Be Made, again with Self Publish Be Happy, a dive into the buzzing and colorful Balogun Market in Lagos, Nigeria.
© Portrait by Giulia Civardi