Ellen Kooi | the artist

The artist Ellen Kooi
Born July 11 1962, Leeuwarden, Netherlands.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,

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Photoworks and biography

These panoramas of landscapes and cityscapes taken in the Netherlands are carefully staged. People contribute an enigmatic narrative to the landscape. Kooi works in the manner of a film director, making preliminary sketches, designing the location and lighting, and positioning her human subjects. Despite their size and the involved production method behind these photoworks, Kooi manages to preserve in each piece the surprise and spontaneity of a snapshot...