Margaret Lansink is a fine art photographer who works and lives in a tiny village just above Amsterdam. Lansink received a BA from the PhotoAcademy in Amsterdam and she studied for a year at LeMasterklass in Paris. Here her book ‘fear no more’ was met with great acclaim of Cecile Debray, art curator of Le Centre Pompidou.
Lansink participates in exhibitions, residencies and competitions in Holland and abroad. Her work has been shown in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Leiden, Den Helder, Arles, UK, New York, Vancouver, Japan, Tbilisi, Kaunas and in her old hometown of Oldenzaal. Her work has been awarded the Dutch New Talent 2013, the Big Print Photo contest Amsterdam in 2015, Bronze Star Award for fine art book at ND Awards in 2016 and honorable mention in 2018.. In 2018 her work was also shortlisted for Fotofilmic18 and Athens Photofestival and was part of Reclaim Photography Festival in Wolverhampton UK. In 2019 she was shortlisted for Gomma Grant 2018.
She has (self-)published three books.
In 2016 she was shortlisted for an AIR in Norway and has been rewarded with an AIR with the Kaunas Gallery in Lithuania (november 2016) and with Shiro Oni Studio in Japan (august 2017); both for her on-going project ‘the Art of Empathy’. This book will be released in Oktober 2019 in collaboration with Kaunas Gallery, Lithuania.
Additionally, she often coaches young photographers in developing their signature and portfolio.
Next to this more and more she uses film (movie) to deliver her intentions.
2018 - 2019 - Masterclass Machiel Botman
2016 - LeMasterklass of Klavdij Sluban & Nestan Nijaradze / Paris
2010 - 2012 Photography, Photo Academy Amsterdam (BA)
2004 - 2005 Photography, Fotovakschool Apeldoorn
2015 - Kaunas Gallery - Kaunas Lithuania for ‘the Art of Empathy / looking through the eyes of the other’.
2017 - Shiro Oni Studio - Onishi Japan for ‘the Art of Empathy / looking through the eyes of the other’. and for “Borders of Nothingness”
2018 Kunsthal 45 Den Helder - August 27 – October 7
2018 Jute Galerie, 3 rue Jouvène, Rencontres d’ Arles - July 2 – August
2018 Fotofilmic18 Shortlist show
Bowen Island BC - June 2 – July 15
2018 Reclaimphotography Festival - Wolverhampton UK - May 4-30
2018 initiator & organisator 9After5 / Radion / Amsterdam - March 9-29
2018 Into the Scape / Cloud Gallery / Amsterdam
2017 Kanna Art Festival / Shiro Oni Studio / Onishi Japan
2017 A Photographer’s Journal / Cloud Gallery / Amsterdam
2017 Rotterdam Photo Festival / Rotterdam
2017 Art for KIKA / Cloud Gallery / Amsterdam
2016 Art of Empathy / Maironis Gimnazijum Kaunas / Kaunas
2016 Group slide show / Night of Photography / Tbilisi
2016 Face the Dutch / De Hallen / Amsterdam
2016 Best of Face the Dutch / Gallery Beeldend Gesproken / Amsterdam
2016 Art for refugees / Cloud Gallery / Amsterdam
2015 Face the Dutch /Photoville / Brooklyn Bridge Park New York
2015 1000 Photos, best 10 / Pakhuis de Zwijger / Amsterdam
2015 International Photofestival Leiden / Leiden, Holland
2014 Duo exh. with Bob Siers / Stadstheater Oldenzaal, Holland
2013 New Dutch Talent / GUP Gallery / Amsterdam
2013 Rauw / Photoacademy / Amsterdam
2012 Rauw / Loods 6 / Amsterdam
Awards / Honors / Grants
2019 Shortlist Gomma Grant 2018
2018 Shortlist Athens Photofestival
2018 part of Reclaim Photography Festival Wolverhampton UK
2018 Shortlist Fotofilmic18
2017 Selected for AIR at Shiro Oni Studio Onishi Japan
2016 Bronze Star Award book ‘fear no more’ at ND Photography
2016 Selected for AIR at Kaunasgallery Kaunas Lithuania
2015 Selected as 10 best of 1000 Photos Amsterdam
2015 Selected for Photoville NY
2013 Selected for GUP New Dutch Photography Talent 2013
2018 Borders of Nothingness
2016 Fear no more
Publications / features
2018 QLICK Magazine / Dofoto.sk / Burn Magazine / Leica Fotografie International / Yogurt Magazine / Hello Gorgeous / Fisheye Magazine / GUPMagazine #56printed) and online GUPMagazin / Yogurtmagazine
2017 GUPMagazine, GUP IG-takeover, Photofotomag, Sultans seal, IG-Chloecamillecontemporary.
New Dawn, GUP, New Photography, Photographer’s Journal, Photoville Face the Dutch Magazine, Volkskrant, TC Tubantia, SK Magazine,