Bisma Eight Proudly Presents
Vanessa van Houten
An Exquisite and Provocative Portrayal of Raw Emotion
Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 - Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
Artist Book Signing
Friday, Jan 13, 2017
Jalan Bisma, Ubud, Bali – 80571 Indonesia
Vanessa Van Houten was born in San Rafael, California in 1971 to an American Pan Am pilot and a free-thinking German and spent her early childhood in the Bahamas and Berlin. After the divorce of her parents, she gained a beloved Japanese stepmom and her youth was divided between the small town Augsburg, in Germany and San Francisco. Currently Vanessa lives with her husband Daniel and three children Peppa, Ziggy and Sonny in Jakarta, Indonesia.
RAW is her first Photography book. Her other photography series, which were shown at exhibitions include Paperfold (2012), Taboo (2010), Remembering what’s lost (2009). As a director she realised various award-winning movies, which are Paper Bird (2007), Karma Cowboy (2001), Mona (1998), New York Images (1996), Alps (1995) and Growing Silently (1994) shown on German TV and screened at international film festivals.