The Dutch photographer Frans van Viegen made a sudden career change in 2008 from international banking management to his childhood love: photography. With the photography of people and their context as his starting point, he combines a variety of techniques to create (interactive) experience for the viewers. Within his interactive work he integrates personal images and personal context as a starting point for the viewer, encouraging the viewer to make his own story. Combinations of image, movement and sound.
Within his latest body of work: SpecialPlaces, ChangingPlaces Frans van Viegen explores and transforms everyday urban panoramas in beautiful, photographic narratives. With the saying of Confucius in his mind, "Tell me, and I will forget. Show me, and I may remember. Involve me, and I will understand" , he continuously explores new ways to portray people and their environment.Frans van Viegen graduated with Honors from the Photo Academy in Amsterdam.His work is frequently on show