BIOGRAPHY


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, she studied for a year at LeMasterklass in Paris and will be attending Smedsby Atelier Paris during the year 2019.

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 Kindness of One’. This book will be released in Oktober 2019 in collaboration with Kaunas Gallery, Lithuania.

Margaret is member of FemmesPHOTOgraphes Paris and member/founder of iwi_collective.

Additionally, she often coaches young photographers in developing their signature and portfolio.


CV
Education
2019 - Atelier Smedsby Paris

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

Residencies
2015 - Kaunas Gallery - Kaunas Lithuania for ‘The Kindness of One’.   


2017 - Shiro Oni Studio  -  Onishi Japan for ‘The Kindness of One and for “Borders

of Nothingness”


Exhibitions
2019     Samos Greece - July 6-12

2019     Ibasho Gallery - May 16-19

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

2019    Longlist Lucy Art Residence Greece

2018    Honorable mention ND Awards 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


Books
2018    Borders of Nothingness

2016    Fear no more

2015    Imprint

2012    Unchained


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,