Rotterdam Photo

Benny van der Plank


Dutch photographer Benny van der Plank frequently travels to Hong Kong to work on projects. His projects focus on social and sustainability issues in urban environments. As traveling to Hong Kong was not possible due to the pandemic, he left for Paris to be inspired for new work.

However, he was overwhelmed by uncertainty, doubt, and fear when he wanted to work in the same way as he had done in Hong Kong: all he saw was  Paris passing before him like a haze. Inhabitants faded into silhouettes, moving anonymously through the busy metropolis.

It inspired him to make the series ‘Errer’, which translates from French as ‘wandering’. ‘Errer’ is about overcoming setbacks, reinventing yourself, and daring to walk new paths.

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Rotterdam Photo

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