Rotterdam Photo

James Hensby

In 2012 I made a trip to the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (North Korea) out of pure fascination and now, 10 years on, it feels appropriate to create a body of work that represents my experiences from the trip in a meaningful way.

The body of work uses different techniques to adhere a fragile print to various pieces of marble. The images themselves have a very ordinary feel to them that offers the ordinariness of day-to-day life in a very extraordinary place. Not ridiculing their regular life, nor tokenizing customs or costumes, I want to present the humans who live there.

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Rotterdam Photo

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