the gentlewoman

Viviane Sassen

Dutch photographer Viviane Sassen grew up in Kenya before relocating to the Netherlands to study, firstly, fashion design in Arnhem and subsequently, photography at Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht. Viviane is now a highly decorated photographer, counting art prizes such as the Infinity Award from the International Centre of Photography, the Kees Scherer Award and the Prix de Rome (Netherlands) among her accolades. Viviane now lives in the Jordaan district of Amsterdam, where her studio is also situated.