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, studied for a year at LeMasterklass Paris and is attending Smedsby Atelier Paris during this year 2019.

The works of Lansink have been awarded the Grand Prize of Hariban Award 2019, and have been shortlisted for Gomma Grant 2018.  
In 2018 her work was shortlisted for Fotofilmic18 and Athens Photofestival and was part of Reclaim Photography Festival in Wolverhampton UK. Furthermore her work was awarded for ND Bronze Star Award for fine art book in 2016 and a honorable mention in 2018 as well as the Big Print Photo contest Amsterdam in 2015 & Dutch New Talent 2013.

Lansink participates in exhibitions, residencies and competitions in Holland and abroad.  Her work has been shown in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Leiden, Den Helder, Antwerp, Arles, UK, New York, Vancouver, Japan, Tbilisi, Kaunas and Barcelona (LaNuu 2019). In 2016 she has been rewarded with an AIR with the Kaunas Gallery in Lithuania and in 2017 with Shiro Oni Studio in Japan; both for her on-going project ‘the Kindness of One’. This book has been released in Oktober 2019 in collaboration with Kaunas Gallery, Lithuania. 

She has published four  books (3 of them handmade by herself).   

Margaret is member of FemmesPHOTOgraphes Paris and member/founder of iwi_collective. Additionally, she often coaches young photographers in developing their signature and portfolio.

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

2019 - Benrido Atelier for Grand Prize Winner Hariban Award
2016 - 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”

Awards / Honors / Grants  
2019    Grand Prize Winner Hariban Award

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

2019    The Kindness of One - in coop with Kaunas Photo Gallery (500)

2019    Borders of Nothingness - On the Mend (handmade limited edition)

2018    Borders of Nothingness (handmade limited edition)

2016    Fear no more artist book (handmade limited edition)

2015    Imprint

2012    Unchained

Publications / features

2020   artibooks interview / Jesse Freeman’s visual interviews / Source Magazine / Knack Belgium / Musee Magazine / Shoot Belgium / Focus Magazine / Fisheye Magazine / Scottish Zoe review
2019  musee magazine / Ambassade Lithuania Paris  / mutual art / Unique of Katherine Oktober Matthews

2018    QLICK Magazine / / Burn Magazine / Leica Fotografie International / Yogurt Magazine / Hello Gorgeous / Fisheye Magazine GUPMagazine / Yogurtmagazine 2017 & earlier    GUPMagazine, GUP IG-takeover, Photofotomag, Sultans seal, IG-Chloecamillecontemporary / Lensculture New Dawn, GUP, New Photography, Photographer’s Journal, Photoville Face the Dutch Magazine, Volkskrant, TC Tubantia, SK Magazine,