BIO
Benny van der Plank is a Dutch photographer based in Amsterdam. He studied at the Fotoacademie in Amsterdam. He has been selected by GUP Magazine as a Fresh Eyes European Talent 2021 and also as a New Dutch Photography Talent 2022. He frequently travels to Hong Kong to work on projects. In his latest project ‘Aftermath Hong Kong Protests’ he photographed the consequences of the protests in Hong Kong at the end of 2019. By then, clashes between police and protesters had become more frequent and increasingly violent. The clashes have left an open wound on daily life in Hong Kong.
Awards
GUP New Dutch Photography Talent 2022
GUP Fresh Eyes European Talent 2021
Winner 'Future' challenge SAP x Berlin Photo Week 2021
Education
2020 How to Tell Your Story workshop, Ghent (BE) w/ Bieke Depoorter (Magnum Photos)
2020 Wet Plate Collodion workshop, Hilversum (NL) w/ Hans de Kort
2018-2020 Fotoacademie, Amsterdam (NL)
1998-2002 Urban Planning, Breda University of Applied Sciences (NL)