The artist of the day is jan van holleban.
After a spell as a photographer’s apprentice and as a director at Young Photographers United, Jan von Holleben moved permanently from Germany and signed up to study for a BA Hons in Photography at the prominent SIAD University in the South of England. Following his graduation, Jan has gone onto achieve a great deal in very short space of time. Based in London, he founded the non-profit organisation for emerging photographers photodebut (www.photodebut.org) in 2003 and has since worked as freelance photographer, picture editor and director of photography in London commissioning
His personal work has been showcased in leading titles such as Creative Review, the Face, Sleazenation, The Independent and various others. He has won a number of photography awards in the UK including an Observer Hodge Photographic Award, a Lucie Award in NY and most recently an Audi-Next Level Photographic Award (…).
The Reel Magazine 11/04
From interview with bantdergi:
I skipped all ideas about technique and stared to think photography: What can photography do and what can it not. Why should I do photography as there are a million better ones out there already and I questioned everything that I saw… only then I found ideas what I could o that was unique and also important to me…