Dutch photographer Bertien van Manen got featured in Time Lightbox with her newest book ‘Moonshine’. For thirty years, Van Manen travelled to the closed-off communities in the American Appalachia on a regular basis. Read the article here.
More information on ‘Moonshine’, published by Mack Books, can be found here.
Bertien van Manen
Van Manen (b. 1942) started her career as a fashion photographer. She was inspired by Robert Frank’s ‘The Americans’, and travelled to New York and Budapest to capture anything she would encounter. Her documentary approach has been apparent in all her publications.
The work of Bertien van Manen was in numerous solo and group exhibitions including the Museum of Modern Art (New York), The Photographers Gallery (London) and Photo Museum Winterthur. Her work is included in major international collections such as Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam), The Museum of Modern Art (New York), The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), Maison Européenne de la Photographie (Paris) and The Metropolitan Museum of Photographie (Tokyo). Bertien van Manen lives and works in Amsterdam.