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Jansen van Staden

b. 1986, Potchefstroom, South Africa

Strongly influenced by his skateboarding background, Jansen uses street photography as a conceptual entry point to reflect on personal imaginaries and social constructs of belonging and disconnect.

Education

2018 - Photographer’s Masterclass, Goethe Institut, Johannesburg, South Africa

2017 - Photographer’s Masterclass, Goethe Institut, Nairobi, Kenya

2009 - Certificate in Photography, The National College of Photography, Pretoria, South Africa

Exhibitions

2016 - Cities and Memory, Brandts Museum, Odense, Denmark

2017 - Resiste, NegPos Gallery, Nimes, France

Awards

2019 - Contemporary African Photography Prize (CAP Prize) - Winner