Etan & Me

The self and the other—explorations of identity through portraits in Dutch photographer Viviane Sassen's latest work

Amsterdam-based photographer Viviane Sassen continues to traverse the creative worlds of fashion, documentary and contemporary art. And while she may be best known for her groundbreaking fashion photography, Sassen’s early childhood in western Kenya left an indelible mark on her work. The photographer’s continued study of light, shape and contrast has taken her from remote African locales to NYC’s MoMA, and in her latest work, …