Jacqueline Hassink - Biografie

Jacqueline Hassink

Jacqueline is a Dutch visual artist who lives and works in New York since 1997. She is well known for her global art projects that deal with the world of economic power. Her work represents visual graphic, and sociological maps of the axes of global economic structures. Her first art project, The Table of Power (1993–95), was soon followed by other projects such as Female Power Stations: Queen Bees (1996–2000), Car Girls (2002-08), Haute Couture Fitting Rooms, Paris (2003–12), and The Table of Power 2 (2009-11)

Hassink’s work has been widely collected and exhibited, including shows at Huis Marseille in Amsterdam; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur; ICP in New York; Tokyo Metropolitan Museum for Photography, Tokyo; the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Guangzhou Museum of Modern Art, Guangzhou. Hassink is a visual lecturer at Harvard University in conceptual photography and the International Center for Photography in New York. Recently Jacqueline is shortlisted for the prestigious Prix Pictet 2012 the world’s first prize dedicated to photography and sustainability. Starting at the Saatchi Gallery in London 9 October 2012, the Prix Pictet exhibition is now on world tour. Her new book The Table of Power 2 has been shortlisted for the 'Paris Photo/ Aperture Book Award' as one the ten best photo books of the year. In 2012 her work has been published by The Financial Times, Le Monde,  The New York Times, El Pais, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Reuters, The Financial Times Germany, D2, De Standaard, NZZ, Newsweek, Wired and more.