Ellen Kok

Photographer and Writer
Drewsville & Beyond
Location: Drewsville, New Hampshire, USA
Nationality: Netherlands
Biography: Ellen Kok is a photographer and writer from the Netherlands, who combines photo essays with written stories. She firmly believes storytelling is an important art, that can open eyes and connect people. Her photography is based on trust and... read on
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Drewsville & Beyond
Copyright ellen kok 2021
Date of Work 12/31/69 - Ongoing
Updated 09/13/21
In 2010 I came to live in the hamlet of Drewsville, New Hampshire, USA, to finish my photo book The Other Farm, and stayed. This is my ongoing exploration of my personal connection to this specific place, the small town communities in the southern rural part of the state, and in neighboring Vermont, on both sides of the Connecticut River.

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On the Land

By Ellen Kok — A selection of photos that I made for the book "On the Land. Farmers and Nature in the..

You'll Hear Us Roar

By Ellen Kok — On a sunny but breezy Monday afternoon in early May, the board at the edge of the field at Fall Mountain..

You Are a Girl and You Want to Milk Cows

By Ellen Kok — Mirjam (19) from the village of Waarder in the Netherlands, wants to become a dairy farmer. However, her..


By Ellen Kok — School is a portrayal of a large high school in a small city in the Netherlands, as well as a snapshot of..

A Very Personal Animal

By Ellen Kok — Stroking, brushing, adoring, riding—horses do have an amazing appeal to girls. Between the ages of..

Farewell, With Elegance

By Ellen Kok — Over half a century ago, they were still carefully selected, the teenage girls allowed to participate in the..

The Other Farm

By Ellen Kok — One farm lies 8 feet below sea level, in the peat meadows of the Netherlands. The other farm is at 750 feet..
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