Margaret Lansink

Margaret Lansink was born in Odenzaal, Netherlands, in 1961. Between 2010 and 2012, she completed her bachelor’s degree in photography at the Fotoacademie Amsterdam, followed by a year at the LeMasterklass (2016) and the Atelier Smedsby in Paris (2019). She has received several prizes, for instance the Grand Prize of the Hariban Award 2019, and was nominated for the Gomma Grant 2018. Margaret Lansink has published seven books, three of them handmade by her. The Kindness of One was chosen as best book design in the Netherlands in 2019 and is now part of the collection of the Stedelijk Museum Bookstore. Her books Borders of Nothingness – On the Mend and The Kindness of One are also part of the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Her works have been shown in solo and group exhibitions, for instance in Paris, Antwerp, New York, Tokyo, Kyoto, Tbilisi, Vancouver, and Amsterdam. She is a member of FemmesPHOTOgraphes Paris and founding member of the iwi_collective. She lives and works in Antwerp and Amsterdam.