My home is a green-colored house built with wood 300 years ago.
My archive is a greenhouse where I grow all my work.
On the table a set of cuttings from the greenhouse, a small visual rhyme.
A start perhaps, and a peek in my personal wanderings through the hidden world of
( 'S' to Shuffle, Click to Change)
Ruth van Beek, ( Zaandam, Netherlands, 1977)
Graduated in 2002 at Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam following a Master in Photography.
She collects random snapshots, slides and family albums and cuts pictures from newspapers
and old books. Together these collected images form an archive in which pictures are arranged
in constantly changing ways. Sometimes based on their subject matter, other times based on
material, appearance, story or even coincidence. She folds and refolds combinations of these
photographs to create unusual new images.