Rineke Dijkstra

Facts

Biography
*1959 in Sittard, Netherlands
Lives in
Amsterdam
Works with
Photography and video

Dijkstra works in series, creating groups of photographs and videos around a specific typology or theme.

Since the early 1990s, Rineke Dijkstra has produced a complex body of photographic and video work, offering a contemporary take on the genre of portraiture. The minimal contextual details present in her photographs and videos encourage us to focus on the exchange between photographer and subject and the relationship between viewer and viewed.