Margaret Lansink

 

1961
The Netherlands

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Sentient


2019
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Margaret Lansink is a fine art photographer who works and lives near Amsterdam. Lansink received a BA from the Photo Academy in Amsterdam, she studied for a year at LeMasterklass in Paris and attended Smedsby Atelier Paris in 2019. In her series Borders of Nothingness, created during an Artist in Residency in Onishi, Japan, Lansink dwells in the transitional ambiguity of her adult daughter's decision to suspend contact with her, photographing landscapes and nude women whose disappearing presence raises the same haunted question: is this the moment you were gone?

As time passed, Lansink and her daughter reconnected to investigate whether their break could be mended. Lansink began to revisit and reinterpret 'Borders of Nothingness' in a physical practice that mirrored their emotional efforts of healing. Working from the Japanese practice of repairing ceramics with gold leaf, she combines her images, severs them, and mends their breaks with gold leaf to put hope into the possibility of a bond that is stronger and more beautiful because it had once been broken.


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