Mascha Joustra

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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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Credits: mascha joustra
Date of Work: 02/01/17 - Ongoing
Updated: 10/31/18
- 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 highlight human emotions in my work and at the same time I see beauty in objects or nature. I guess most of my work would be categorized as 'social documentary', but also use my images as metaphors to tell my own story. But the images are never staged or altered, that would feel wrong. It feels like a relief to express feelings through images. I work with different cameras, analogue and digital, whatever is on hand..

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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..

complication of repetition

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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..

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..

fierce - fragile

By Mascha Joustra — This is just a small part of my series about my daughter which comes with the (working) title 'fierce-fragile'. She recently turned 17.  I..

holy blood. procession.

By Mascha Joustra — At the beginning of the 15th century more specific aroun 1410, arose the Boxmeer-Holy Blood Procession. The tradition recovers taht a priest..
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