Tuesday, June 15, 2010 12:00 AM
Monday, March 22, 2010 3:26 PM
"Tanzania Unlimited, Ltd." is a collection of photos showcasing business in Africa. It focuses on Tanzania's economy, which has grown due to increased exports and other international trade. Though new industries are a boone to the nation's economy, participation in the global market also creates cultural tension. International companies often impose foreign social codes and structures onto Tanzanian society, creating a culture clash in the business arena. This tension, along with the country's ethnic diversity and growing local economy, sets the stage for Mathilde Jansen's documentary-style, collage, and set-up photography.
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 12:00 AM
The Bijlmer, an intercultural suburb of Amsterdam, is undergoing a long-term renovation project that may reverse its image as a chaotic ghetto brimming with shadow industries. My collage, Destinations, expresses the universal search for a brighter future with better economical conditions, where two completely different worlds intersect.
Wednesday, November 25, 2009 12:00 AM
Artist Mathilde Jansen celebrates fair and herbal tea with a full moon as the first part of an autonomous fair trade project that is currently in progress.