Joost Vanderbrug (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

Amsterdam-based photographer has assisted big names like Erwin Olaf and worked in Australia for a year.

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Joost Vandebrug

In last latest exhibition at Foam he shot teenage male models around Europe, capturing them in such a calm mood that you may not even recognise the high fashion labels they're wearing.

W: www.joostvandebrug.com

Q&A

What's...
...so special about you, then?
I'm from Friesland.
 
...your worst vice?
Losing things.
 
...your favourite piece of clothing?
I've lost it.
 
...the world coming to?
Something beautiful!
 
...your MySpace page?
www.myspace.com/thejoost
 
...the name of your hero?
Atreyu [from Michael Ende's The Neverending Story].
 
...so great about your hero?
He rescued Fantasia from The Nothing.
 
...next year going to bring?
The love of my life?
 
...your worst fashion secret?
Putting bleach in my hair when I was 13, thinking it would go blond. It didn't.

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