Mascha Joustra

Photographer
    
Belfast street. Béal Feirste
Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Nationality: dutch
Biography: Mascha Joustra graduated in May 2015 at the Fotoacademie Amsterdam, specializing in documentary and portrait series. She graduated with a cum laude recommendation on a large series of photographs bundled in a voluminous photo book called... read on
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Belfast street. Béal Feirste
Credits: mascha joustra
Updated: 11/25/17
Location: belfast
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When I visited Belfast in 2012 and even though I thought I knew about the history of the city, I was very much puzzled. I felt the tension between catholic an protestant areas in this city and,to my opinion, this duality of religion is still very much a struggle in the daily life. These areas are still divided by huge walls and gates to set the two religions apart. I was impressed by this city and secretly fell in love with the people of Belfast :-) This is just my observation, no judgement or conclusion involved.
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a circus life

By Mascha Joustra — I followed along with a small family circus during some of their shows in the Netherlands. I felt very priviledged since the people travelling and..
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elders

By Mascha Joustra — -english below- Mascha Joustra woont al meer dan 10 jaar in Dordrecht. Toch kan ze nog intens verlangen naar ‘het land van beneden de..
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Bamenda, Cameroon. Night falls on Nkwen Street

By Mascha Joustra — Night falls on Nkwen Street in Bamenda, Cameroon, Africa. This is the most busy road in this town and well travelled by the inhabitants. I loved..
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regret. tattoo.

By Mascha Joustra — Young adults are being treated (get rid of their tattoos ) for free by tattoo artist Andy who is of the opinion that their future will be a little..
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holy blood _ marching band

By Mascha Joustra — Holy Blood - a catholic procession- This is a small part documenting the event of the catholic march for the Holy Blood procession. It is being..
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saturday soccer

By Mascha Joustra — When photographing this small town  soccer club called 'Kwik' it reminded me so much of my childhood memories. The simple..
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Black Pete - a dutch tale

By Mascha Joustra — ‘Black Pete’.  A Dutch tale. In this series I followed a group of teenagers preparing backstage for their transition into..
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brief interactions

By Mascha Joustra — - my short interventions with the outside world - updated regularly I have the urge to tell and am interested in observing human behavior. I try to..
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rally pegida - enschede, netherlands

By Mascha Joustra — J. Lester Feder :        BuzzFeed News Reporter,   Felix Huesmann:       BuzzFeed..
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genou | jambe | cuisse

By Mascha Joustra — - title in english  ‘knee/leg/thigh’ -     This series I made during a workshop in Arles, France. Lead by Francoise..
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ruby fruit

By Mascha Joustra — As a former inhabitant of Amsterdam, I never was interested in walking through the city’s red light district since this area was already..
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Frigga.

By Mascha Joustra — This series is about Frigga, a pagan lady,  who lives close to me and presents herself as a 'witch' following the Nordic traditions. I..
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assignment Buzzfeed - Geert Wilders campaign

By Mascha Joustra — featured article March 4, 2017 '  The Man Who Turned Gay Rights Into “A Weapon” In A War Against Muslims' J. Lester Feder BuzzFeed..
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carnaval. the ones we do not see

By Mascha Joustra — This is my hometown in the south of Holland. These are the people I loved meeting. Each year, for months these men and women are creating and..
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Diana. guns for fun

By Mascha Joustra — In may 2014 I photographed a short series of this dutch small shooting society called 'Diana' where you can practice your shootings. All is legal, I..
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antwerp-security level 2 to 3

By Mascha Joustra — This (ongoing) project is about the augmented threat of terrorism in the jewish quarters of in the city of Antwerp, Belgium. In this quarters..
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