Ad van Denderen (b. 1943) has worked as a photographer for Vrij Nederland, Stern, NRC Handelsblad, GEO, and The Independent Magazine, among others. He has been awarded a number of prestigious prizes, including the Visa d’Or at the international photo festival Visa Pour l’Image in Perpignan in 2001 and the oeuvre prize of The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts (Fonds BKVB) in 2007/2008.
Go No Go, his book on migration in Europe, based on 13 years of work, was published in 2003. Earlier publications include a book on Palestine (Peace in The Holy Land) in 1997 and Welkom in Suid-Afrika, a book about apartheid in 1991. So Blue, So Blue – Edges of the Mediterranean was shot between 2003 and 2008.
His work can be found in numerous collections, such as the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, The National Media Museum, Bradford (UK) and the Centre National de l’Audiovisuel (Luxemburg). His work was exhibited widely in group and solo shows, internationally.
Ad van Denderen is a member of Vu Agency, Paris. ydocfoundation
All images © Ad van Denderen