"How I am going to tell something about a person I don’t know? That is a question I asked myself ten, fifteen years ago.” For Dutch photographer Jan Banning, the question is crucial. He has always been a photographer interested in social political matters, and in subjects that have often been neglected within the medium (think power, bureaucrats, or the judicial system). Portraiture is at the heart of his work.
This article is reserved for subscribed members only. If you are already a member, you can log in here below.
Subscribe for full access to The Eye of Photography archives!
That’s thousands of images and articles, documenting the history of the medium of photography and its evolution during the last decade, through a unique daily journal. Explore how photography, as an art and as a social phenomenon, continue to define our experience of the world. Two offers are available.
Subscribe either monthly for $5 or annually for $50 (2 months offered).