The writer known by that name has never been photographed, interviewed in person or even made a public appearance, but a collection of fiercely candid novels has earned her (him?) recognition as one of the keenest observers of Italian society. Photo by Thorsten Brinkmann.
photographer viviane sassen brings africa to amsterdam
Raised in Kenya until the age of five, where her father ran a polio clinic, Viviane Sassen, who is of Dutch heritage, is often referred to as a one of the photographers who reinvigorated the realm of fashion photography.