This is Not a Sad Story 2023
An exploration of my Chinese/Surinamese heritage, identity and feelings of unbelonging.
My name is Mathilde (1995) and I am a photographer specialised in fashion and portraiture. I would describe my work as dreamy movie stills with an element of magical realism. I'm inspired by the magical mundane of Ghibli movies as well as the dramatic Wong Kar Wai visuals. Lens Based Media was a great way for me to explore my creative mind and unlock mental blocks that I had unwittingly learned as well as diving into my family history.