About Sarah Van den Elsken


Sarah Van den Elsken is based in Maryland, near DC, in the USA 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

- More than 10 years of experience as a full-time Independent Professional Photographer with a wide range of regular clients: Concentra Media, Corelio, Big Media Group, Roularta Media, ZiZo, Joetz, Media Groep Limburg, Baubau, ...

- A Noorderlicht Workshop with Magnum Photos titled "Passing Through" with Stuart Franklin. 

- Internship with Media Groep Limburg in Sittard, the Netherlands. Press photographer for newspapers Limburgs Dagblad and Dagblad de Limburger. 


PHOTOREPORTAGES

- Gaza 2011: Water as a weapon in Gaza. 

- KwaZulu Natal: Over the past 20 years, HIV/AIDS has spread wildly in the rural area Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. 

- Crossroads: Troubled youth in a day center in Belgium.

- Gaza 2006: Operation Summer Rain. Israel's attempt to free captured soldier Gilad Shalit from Gaza. 

- West Bank: Reportage of life in and around walls and fences, in refugee camps and at checkpoints.

- Guatemala: School project by VZW hulpcomitee Guatemala.

- Festival photography: Marktrock, Graspop, Pukkelpop, Gentse Feesten, Gent Jazz...

- Anti-Globalists: Demonstrations in Gent and Brussel.

 

PUBLICATIONS 

Newspapers: - Le Figaro, De Standaard, Gazet van Antwerpen, Het Belang van Limburg, Het Nieuwsblad, De Gentenaar, La Dernière Heure, La Capitale, Het Limburgs Dagblad, Dagblad De Limburger, Dagblad van het Noorden, De Volkskrant...

Magazines: - View: Photography Magazine, Knack, Knack Weekend, Manager Magazine, Livewire, Vormingplus, IOK, Klik, ZiZo, ZAP Magazine, ... 

Books: - 'Oriente Próximo' by A. L. Coelho, 'Jonge Honden' by Fonds Pascal Decroos, ...