Give me your image




Dutch photographer Bertien van Manen has an interest for the life of common people and their photographs. During her travels through Europe for almost three years, Van Manen collected and documented photographs of families with memories of people who will remain unknown to us. In these emotional portraits of mysterious friends, lovers and enemies the reader will recognize his own relation to photography. This book shows the power of photography through the life of ordinary people - in its social, intimate and carnal way.