As a photojournalist, Vincent Mentzel travelled the world to record political events and other news items. From student protests in China to Surinamese parliamentary elections: freedom, democracy and power continued to be recurring themes in his foreign reports. Vincent Mentzel. Foto’s not only provides insight into the important role Mentzel played in photojournalism, but also offers a recognizable photographic overview of our recent history.
Including texts (in Dutch only) by Mattie Boom, Birgit Donker, Arnon Grunberg, Nicole Robbers
‘Photography that made politicians and other high-ranking people human’ – NRC
‘A book modest in size, but large in quantity and quality’ – de Volkskrant