ABOUT COLETTE LUKASSEN
Colette Lukassen (1967) is a self-taught documentary and portrait photographer. Lukassen has been exhibiting since 2016 and has been nominated and selected for various prizes. In 2019 she was the overall winner of the National Geographic photo competition (NL and BE).
ABOUT THE SERIES
Emma was born a boy called Gijs. The series ‘Emma’ consists of portraits of Emma, and of Emma together with her first boyfriend Luca.
About Gijs who becomes Emma, or just is, but mainly about the relationship between the model and the photographer. All photos are loving, sensitive, honest and timeless. The gender story is in fact not the actual topic. They are just really good pictures of a girl and her friend.
© Colette Lukassen, Emma, 2019