Dutch photographer Ad van Denderen fits perfectly within the documentary tradition, which has proven so strong in his country over the last few decades. He devotes himself mainly to long-term photojournalism investigations, as in GO NO GO, for which he spent seven years with migrants on their journey to Europe, exploring the different routes and pathways they must take. The resulting exhibition and book are classics of modern photojournalism. For this project, he chose to use black-and-white and an approach to framing that is at once flexible and precise, shooting at a variety of distances, from the landscapes stretching out before them, to the confined spaces endured during travel and upon arrival. Ad Van Denderen highlights the deeply human dimension of their plight, so often reduced to mere statistics.
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