About Iris Janssens

Iris Janssens (1992, Belgium) received a master’s degree in photography at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent in 2017.

Her work mainly consists out of long-term investigative documentary projects, such as her latest book ‘Did you know?’, which received international acclaim, winning the Kassel Dummy Award in 2019.

Awards

2019: 1ST PRIZE: Kassel Dummy Award

2017: Sony KASK Master of Photography Award.

Exhibitions

Upcoming

GERMANY // Kassel Photobook Festival // 11 May – 12 May 2019
SPAIN // IED Madrid - Istituto Europeo di Design during PHotoEspaña // 5 June - 25 July 2019
IRELAND, DUBLIN // PhotoIreland Festival // 5 - 28 July 2019
PORTUGAL // Encontros da Imagem //13 September – 7 October
CHINA // Photo Book Festival Ningbo Jiazazhi // September 2019
ISTANBUL // Istanbul Photobook Festival // 12 - 15 September 2019
DENMARK // Photobook Week Aarhus // 3 - 6 October 2019
ROMANIA, CLUJ-NAPOCA // Fotopia Collective Festival // 10 - 20 October 2019 More Info
PARIS // Paris Photo // 7 - 10 November 2019
KROATIA, ZAGREB // Organ Vida - International Photography Festival // December 2019
ITALY, ROME // Officine Fotografiche Roma // January 2020 More Info
GERMANY, WORPSWEDE // RAW Phototriennale // 21 March – 19 April 2020

Past

IRELAND, DUBLIN // PhotoIreland Festival // 5 - 28 July 2019
SPAIN // IED Madrid - Istituto Europeo di Design during PHotoEspaña // 5 June - 25 July 2019
GERMANY // Kassel Photobook Festival // 11 May – 12 May 2019
BELGIUM // FOMU Antwerp, Photobook Belge // 01.03.2019 - 06.10.2019
BELGIUM, GHENT // De langste galerie, land van fotografie // 2017
BELGIUM, GHENT // De kotroute // 2017
BELGIUM, ANTWERP // De kotroute // 2017

Book ‘Did you know?’ sold at

Les Rencontres d’Arles 2017

Unseen Amsterdam 2017

The London Photograph Fair 2017

New York Art Book Fair 2017

Tipi Bookshop Brussels 2017 ‘till now.